I’m a Liberal, but I Won’t Condemn the Wars

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Julie Driscoll: I promised my son that I would never protest or condemn or belittle this war, that I would never dishonor his service by reducing it to foolishness.

Aeschylus to Afghanistan, When Will We Ever Learn?

Aeschylus

Now President Obama tells us that the oil wars have cost us $10 trillion. If we believe the most strident Republican critics, just $1 trillion would pay for a decade of real health reform and care for everyone.

The Hollow Politics of Escalation

Afghan-Monopoly

The next days and weeks will bring an avalanche of hype about insisting on measurable progress and shifting burdens onto the Afghan army — while the U.S. military expands the war.

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