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Bush criticizing Obama foreign policy on Iran nuclear deal defines chutzpah

On Saturday night, the 44th president, Barack Obama, delivered some funny one-liners at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington. More than 2,000 miles away, the 43rd president, George W. Bush, delivered some unintentionally funny lines of his own. According to a story in The New York Times, Bush told a closed-door meeting of the […]

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The audacity of a dope: Dick Cheney

As if he hasn’t caused the United States enough damage, former Vice President Dick Cheney has crawled out of his hidey hole once again to criticize President Obama and the framework for the Iranian nuclear deal. In a radio interview with conservative host Hugh Hewitt, according to a story from The Hill, Cheney called the […]

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Jon Stewart leaving: Who will speak truth to power now?

Comedy fans received a blow to their funny bones with Jon Stewart’s announcement that he’ll be leaving The Daily Show this year. For 16 years, Stewart has walked the nation through the pitfalls and idiocies of the news cycle. It didn’t matter if you were a politician or a pundit, a celebrity or an everyday […]

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Lies and intelligence failures should disqualify GOP Iraq comments

Imagine how heads would be exploding on Fox News and imagine the faux outrage from GOP lawmakers in front of TV cameras if the Obama administration had ignored intelligence that an outside terrorist group was going to attack Americans. No, I’m not talking about the Bush administration’s failure to read the intelligence briefing titled “Bin […]

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What’s the point of the U.S. going back to Iraq?

Nearly 12 years ago, the United States government lied to its citizens and other countries around the world to start a war in Iraq, a country under the thumb of a regional strongman but that never had anything to do with the Sept. 11 attacks in the U.S. We invaded, destabilized the region, and disbanded […]

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