Republicans Spending More on Another Benghazi Investigation Than on Veterans

Think Progress crunched the numbers and the results are exactly what we expected. They love war but hate the troops and veterans. Republicans in Congress are wasting more tax payers dollars on yet another Benghazi investigation, than what is appropriated for veterans care. The House could spend up to $3.3 million in taxpayer dollars over seven months on a special committee to investigate the Sep. 2011 attacks against the American diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, more than lawmakers have...

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THE REPUBLICAN SCUM FILES: HOW THEY HATE OUR TROOPS

By Mike Caccioppoli As seen on America The Not So Beautiful When it comes to either supporting our troops or hating Obama the Republicans overwhelmingly choose the latter. Oh boy do they ever. The party who loves jingoistic phrases and loud macho alpha chest beating just couldn’t wait to bash the soldier that our President bravely rescued. Yes it is very brave to actually take action. And that’s what our President did. To fuck with the consequences of more bashing and phony scandal and...

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President Obama Spends Christmas With the Troops

President Obama engaged Wednesday in what has become his Christmas Day tradition, visiting with troops at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Obama spoke to and took pictures with nearly 600 service members and their families who had gathered at the base's chow hall. "Michelle and I know that we would not enjoy the freedoms we do if it weren't for the incredible dedication and professionalism and work that you do -- he least we can do is just let you all know we're grateful to you," the commander-in-chief...

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Finally. The War In Iraq Officially Ends Today

Another promise kept, as Republicans continue chastising the president for following through on  his word to end the unpopular war. "After nearly nine years of war, tens of thousands of casualties --including 4,500 dead -- and more than $800 billion spent, the U.S. military on Thursday formally ended its mission in Iraq and prepared to leave the country," the Wall Street Journal reports. New York Times: "The tenor of the farewell ceremony, officially called 'Casing the Colors,' was likely to sound...

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What Is President Obama Thankful For?

In his weekly address, President Obama wished the American people a Happy Thanksgiving, and he took some time to send a special Thanksgiving wish to the men and women serving our country oversees. We’re especially grateful for the men and women who defend our country overseas. To all the service members eating Thanksgiving dinner far from your families: the American people are thinking of you today.  And when you come home, we intend to make sure that we serve you as well as you’re serving...

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They’ve Seen The Light. Republicans Now Agree With President

They're finally beginning to wake up. Republicans are finally realizing that a never-ending war in Iraq will take us further off the path to peace and economic prosperity for America. Last week, we brought you a Gallop poll that found only 43% of Republicans agreed with the President's decision to bring all our troops home. This week however, they have apparently seen the light as this new CBS poll shows - a majority of Republicans are now on board with the President's decision. Three in four...

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Americans Overwhelmingly Agree With the President On Iraq

On October 21st, President Obama announced that all military personnel in Iraq will be home for the Christmas holidays, officially bringing an end to the war and reflecting the wishes of the American people. A new Gallop poll conducted on October 29th and 30th, shows that 75% of Americans agree with the President's decision. Independents and Democrats alike supports the idea of withdrawing our troops and ending the conflict. Of course, Republicans disagree. Read the poll here

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