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Tag: Afghanistan War
  • 130 Months of War

    We’ve now been in Afghanistan longer than we were in WWII and the Civil War combined. Hat tip to Jack Hunter for the graphic.

  • What It Means to Be Pro-Life (Part 1)

    Many Americans with some political consciousness tend to group themselves in one or two political categories: the left and the right, the former are usually associated with the Democrat Party and the latter with the Republican Party.  Whenever people assign themselves to one of these two positions, they usually subscribe to the majority of that …

  • Americans Force Innocent Civilians into a Gruesome Death March

    NPR is reporting that U.S. and Afghan soldiers have allegedly forced innocent villagers into a gruesome Death March: Villagers from a violent part of southern Afghanistan say that Afghan troops, along with several American mentors, forced civilians to march ahead of soldiers on roads where the Taliban were believed to have planted bombs and landmines. …

  • Al-Qaeda and Affiliates Remain Determined to Bleed America Dry

    One of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda’s stated goals was to destroy America economically by waging a “War of a thousand cuts.”  The goal was to cause as much economic pain as was possible. No attack better exemplified this than the 9/11 attacks, which struck right at the heart of New York City, the financial capital …

  • Afghanistan War now more dangerous for civilians than ever

    How would we feel if our country was occupied by another nation for over a decade in war and then that war became more deadly for our family, friends, and neighbors than ever? That’s exactly what is happening in Afghanistan right now.  “The first half of this year was the deadliest six months for civilians …

  • Worst. Contest. Ever: GOP and Dems vie for “Most Hawkish” title just two days after the election.

    Flush with optimism after major victories in yesterday’s Congressional elections, House Republicans have promised one of their first orders of business is to attack President Obama’s July 2011 drawdown date in Afghanistan, despite the comparative handicap that the president already disavowed that date months ago. Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo… Upon taking office in 2009, President Obama quickly established …

  • It’s Been Nine Years…

    This past Thursday, October 7th, YAL @ St. Cloud State University held a petition rally to bring awareness on campus about the nine year anniversary of the “war” in Afghanistan. After it was all said and done we collected 450 petition signatures (makes for a great email list).   As you’ll notice in the photos, we were able to …