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Updated: 2017-02-24T05:54:36.158-08:00

 



Iraq snapshot

2017-02-24T05:54:36.210-08:00

Friday, February 24, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, The Mosul Slog continues, efforts to resell the war never end, US taxpayers spend $12.5 million a day dropping bombs on Iraq at the Iraqi government's request but Iraq takes its F-16 to Syria to drop bombs, and much more. Iraqi Day  🇮🇶‏@iraqi_day  35m35 minutes ago More IMPORTANT #Iraq PM @HaiderAlAbadi ordered Iraqi Air Force



NESRI: Guaranteeing dignity in a precarious economy March 6th

2017-02-23T22:30:11.950-08:00

The February  NYC event has being rescheduled to March 6th.  Please check the NESRI website for more information. Join us Monday, March 6 Monday, March 6  6-8pm  Theresa Lang Community & Student Center Arnhold Hall Rm I-202 The New School



U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jon Tester Urge VA to Support Student Veterans

2017-02-23T18:38:57.587-08:00

Senator Tammy Baldwin's office issued this press release today: For Immediate Release Thursday, February 23, 2017   Contact: Baldwin (202) 224–6225 Tester (202) 228–0374   U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jon Tester Urge VA to Support Student Veterans   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jon Tester (D-MT) are urging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)



Iraq snapshot

2017-02-23T05:58:04.549-08:00

Thursday, February 23, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the western press continues to lionize (via coverage) an apparent suicide bomber while ignoring the death of a US servicemember in Iraq, The Mosul Slog continues, and much more. Two foreign deaths this week in Iraq.  A Brit apparently blows himself intentionally and am American dies serving. Which one did western media glom on? Which



Constituent just stood up and condemned Peters & Davis for backing the TPP

2017-02-23T05:08:30.923-08:00

Some Tweets from journalist Michael Tracey: Michael TraceyVerified account‏@mtracey  7h7 hours ago More Peters and Davis (D-CA) town hall in San Diego was refreshingly confrontational -- not just a Dem lovefest. So, credit to #TheResistance. 10 replies29 retweets118 likes Reply   10   Retweet   29   Like   118 Michael TraceyVerified account‏@mtracey  9h9



Iraq snapshot

2017-02-22T05:59:14.263-08:00

Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the western media covers one death while largely ignoring another, and much more. Another US death in Iraq.  Yesterday, it was announced that "Pfc. Brian Patrick Odiorne" died in Iraq.            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: February 21, 2017 12:13:25 PM CST Death of a Fort Hood Soldier Pfc. Brian



Pfc. Brian Patrick Odiorne

2017-02-21T13:51:05.223-08:00

I'm traveling in some vehicle I'm sitting in some cafe A defector from the petty wars That shell shock love away -- "Hejira," written by Joni Mitchell, first appears on her album of the same name This should be news covered by all outlets. Kit4Combat‏@kit4combat  3m3 minutes ago More Fort Hood soldier from Massachusetts dies in Iraq http://kit4combat.uk/l/7395  #combat 0



Media Availability with Secretary Mattis and General Townsend in Baghdad, Iraq

2017-02-21T06:30:11.550-08:00

[Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis hosts a joint press conference with U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, at Baghdad International Airport, Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 20, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley)] SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JIM MATTIS:  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. General



Iraq snapshot

2017-02-21T05:53:44.750-08:00

Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  Illusions fall away. Let's start with useless. Alyssa Milano ‏@Alyssa_Milano  Feb 1 More Those that tell me not to tweet politics because I'm an uninformed celebrity are the same people that voted for... an uninformed celebrity. 3,196 replies35,631 retweets107,594 likes Reply   3.2K   Retweet   36K   Like   108K Actually, no. Alyssa,



Iraq snapshot

2017-02-20T05:50:45.251-08:00

Monday, February 20, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, The Mosul Slog continues, the US Defense Secretary visits Iraq, and much more. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is in Baghdad. Al Jazeera EnglishVerified account ‏@AJEnglish  47m47 minutes ago More "We're not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil." - US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis http://aje.io/pqpl  16



Isaiah's THE WORLD TODAY JUST NUTS "Chelsea's Days of Faux Rage"

2017-02-19T22:20:10.822-08:00

Isaiah's latest THE WORLD TODAY JUST NUTS "Chelsea's Days of Faux Rage."  Chelsea Clinton explains, "I turn 37 years old this month and have failed repeatedly.  I am my mother's daughter.  So I'm channeling faux rage in the hopes of making it into Congress.  It's that or get a real job."  George Soros adds, "I'm George Soros and I funded this faux rage."   Isaiah archives his comics at The



Day 125 for any paying attention

2017-02-19T21:58:33.046-08:00

Oh, look, it's those great Iraqi forces that the US 'resistance' loves unconditionally. And they're doing what they've always done since 2003: Attack the Iraqi people. DOAM ‏@doamuslims  13h13 hours ago More #Iraq - Iraqi government forces send Sunni Arabs who escaped from ISIS controlled areas back... 4 replies36 retweets14 likes Reply   4   Retweet   36  



Michael Tracey

2017-02-19T18:43:51.037-08:00

Some Tweets from Michael Tracey: Michael Tracey ‏@mtracey  2h2 hours ago More On the other hand, grilling ribs with reporters out on the ranch is just how an oligarchy functions   25 replies223 retweets393 likes Reply   25   Retweet   223   Like   393  Michael Tracey Retweeted ABC News Politics ‏@ABCPolitics  12h12 hours ago More .@



The stupid crawl out from under their rocks again

2017-02-18T20:11:54.980-08:00

The stupidity never ends. US President Donald Trump declares the media are the enemy and the stupid idiots crawl out from under their rocks. Because Donald said they were the enemy, the corporate funded 'Resistance' strikes back -- as only they can, in full stupidity. They provide a list of journalists who were killed. Oh, how sad. What's next? A list of child molesters killed? If you



Isakson, Perdue Vote to Protect Second Amendment Rights of Disabled Americans

2017-02-18T19:24:02.470-08:00

Senator Johnny Isakson (above) is the Chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.  His office issued the following: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017 CONTACT: Isakson Press Office,  202-224-7777 Perdue Press Office, 202-224-3521 Isakson, Perdue Vote to Protect Second Amendment Rights of Disabled Americans WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson,



We've seen this w/Flint, DAPL, the Bronx & elsewhere (Tulsi Gabbard)

2017-02-18T19:09:11.074-08:00

US House Rep Tulsi Gabbard Tweeted the following:  Pinned Tweet Tulsi Gabbard ‏@TulsiGabbard  Jan 23 More I know the cost of war. I feel it is my duty to take every opportunity possible to advocate for peace. 368 replies2,019 retweets4,933 likes Reply   368   Retweet   2.0K   Like   4.9K Tulsi Gabbard ‏@TulsiGabbard  23h23 hours ago More Time to



"Being 'out of line' does not justify violence against a woman or man" (Susan Sarandon)

2017-02-18T18:20:43.857-08:00

Academy Award winning actress Susan Sarandon (next month on FX with Academy Award winner Jessica Lange in THE FEUD) Tweets:  Pinned Tweet Susan Sarandon ‏@SusanSarandon  Feb 16 More Is your bank invested in #DAPL/fossil fuels? Here are some socially/environmentally responsible banks to look into. 60 replies268 retweets447 likes Reply   60   Retweet   268   Like



NYT, CNN, ABC, CBS and your employer MSNBC don't represent freedom of the press (Sarah Abdallah)

2017-02-18T17:41:09.629-08:00

Sarah Abdallah Tweets:  Pinned Tweet Sarah Abdallah ‏@sahouraxo  Jan 28 More To all these liberals outraged at Trump banning refugees: Where the f[**]k were you when Obama was dropping bombs on their homelands? 572 replies7,185 retweets10,945 likes Reply   572   Retweet   7.2K   Like   11K Sarah Abdallah ‏@sahouraxo  4h4 hours ago More A fiery



WIKILEAKS

2017-02-18T16:46:06.732-08:00

Some Tweets from WIKILEAKS:  Pinned Tweet WikiLeaks ‏@wikileaks  Feb 16 More RELEASE: CIA espionage orders for the last French presidential election https://wikileaks.org/cia-france-elections-2012/#Press%20Release%20%28english%29 … #CIAFrance 309 replies5,070 retweets4,072 likes Reply   309   Retweet   5.1K   Like   4.1K  WikiLeaks Retweeted



Iraq snapshot

2017-02-17T05:45:36.989-08:00

Friday, February 17, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, Zaid Al-Ali grabs his pom-poms and attempts a Leapin' Lora of historic propaganda proportions, Baghdad's slammed with bombings, The Mosul Slog continues, and much more. Yet again, the neoliberals are out for war and eager to send other people's children off to die.  The Center For Progress is getting it's war on as we noted in Wednesday's



We must end US counterproductive regime change wars (Tulsi Gabbard)

2017-02-16T18:29:34.389-08:00

Some Tweets from US House Rep Tulsi Gabbard.  Pinned Tweet Tulsi Gabbard ‏@TulsiGabbard  Jan 23 More I know the cost of war. I feel it is my duty to take every opportunity possible to advocate for peace. 364 replies1,998 retweets4,885 likes Reply   364   Retweet   2.0K   Like   4.9K Tulsi Gabbard ‏@TulsiGabbard  Feb 14 More We must choose to reject



Iraq snapshot

2017-02-16T05:53:36.459-08:00

Thursday, February 16, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, The Mosul Slog continues, Moonnar27 is apparently missing, and much more. Truth tellers are rare in the world. They are even more rare when it comes to truth telling re: Iraq. Moonnar27 has been a truth teller.  (Here's a Tweet we included here last January by Moonnar27.) #IRAQ شمرية العراق ‏@moonnor27  15m15 minutes



Iraq snapshot

2017-02-15T05:56:13.725-08:00

Wednesday, February 15, 2017.   Chaos and violence continues, MEDIA MATTERS remembers the Iraq War, the so-called Center for American Progress becomes as hawkish as John McCain and oh, so much more. That broken clock MEDIA MATTERS manages to get just a few things right: As NBC News faces growing questions about moving to the right, the network’s chairman, Andrew Lack, announced that Noah



Talk Nation Radio: Is Amnesty International Promoting War in Syria?

2017-02-15T04:28:50.670-08:00

Talk Nation Radio: Is Amnesty International Promoting War in Syria? http://davidswanson.org/node/5444 https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-is-amnesty-international-promoting-war-in-syria Rick Sterling is an independent investigative journalist who just wrote the article "Amnesty International Stokes Syrian War" for ConsortiumNews.com.



U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Thom Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for America’s Veterans

2017-02-14T18:46:15.845-08:00

Senator Tammy Baldwin's office issued this press release today: For Immediate Release Tuesday, February 14, 2017   Contact: Baldwin (202) 224–6225 Tillis (202) 224–6342   U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Thom Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for America’s Veterans   The BRAVE Act creates incentives for businesses to employ our veterans   WASHINGTON