Category Archives: War/Security

Mission Accomplished!

ThinkProgress has compiled a compelling side-by-side numbers chart comparing the sitch in Iraq today with where it was when Dubya pulled his little Top Gun stunt and declared victory.

Warning: these numbers aren’t pretty.

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Pelosi comment on War Powers: somebody help me out here

In talking about the new war funding authorization bill today, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi offered some comments on how Congress (specifically the Dem Congress) is trying to rein in and narrow Bush’s war-making powers. In the process, she made a comment that worries me a little. I don’t think I’m bothered so much that she said it, exactly, as I am by the fact that her view is apparently defensible. Continue reading Pelosi comment on War Powers: somebody help me out here