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Entries by Cenk Uygur from 04/2007

The Straw That Broke Iraq's Back

| Posted 04.03.2007 | Huffington Post

Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has put the last piece of straw on the poor camel called Iraq. And its back is about to break. The keys to success in I...

Have We Switched Sides on the War on Terror?

| Posted 04.04.2007 | Huffington Post

We were never fighting all of the terrorists in the world. But this is another step. We are now actively aiding and abetting militants who execute people on camera.

It's Official: Terrorism Doesn't Mean Anything Anymore

| Posted 04.06.2007 | Politics
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If you call it terrorism to attack our troops now, there is no conceivable definition of terrorism that makes sense anymore.

Imagine if Pelosi Sold Weapons to Syria

| Posted 04.08.2007 | Politics
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Republicans are now criticizing Nancy Pelosi for going to Syria and talking to their leader. How dare she? Cavorting with the enemy! You know, kind of like how Reagan sold weapons to the Iranians.

Defending Don Imus

| Posted 04.10.2007 | Politics
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Free speech doesn't exist in a vacuum. It must be protected not just by the government, but by society. We must be open to different and objectionable ideas.

Death is the Great Elixir

| Posted 04.16.2007 | Politics
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I was thinking of writing about the great and senseless Shiite-Sunni divide in Iraq or about all those conveniently missing e-mails from the White Hou...

Guns Don't Kill People, Bullets Do

| Posted 04.17.2007 | Politics
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A perfectly sane individual isn't going to kill those kids even if you gave them a thousand guns. And that same mentally-ill guy isn't going to be able to kill 32 people with a bow and arrow.

Imagine if the Virginia Tech Shooting Were Thirty Times Larger

| Posted 04.18.2007 | Politics
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Some American politicians go around pretending that Iraq is just fine and that we are making lovely progress in that country. Imagine if there 955 people killed in open warfare in this country - everyday.

Guns at Fox News Channel

| Posted 04.19.2007 | Politics
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They're saying on-air what a great idea it is for everyone to be carrying guns. If they actually believe that it makes everyone safer, I assume they would let you bring weapons into Fox.

No Post-Surge Planning

| Posted 04.23.2007 | Politics
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Are we even trying to stand the Iraqi army up anymore? And if we're not, when can we ever stand down?


| Posted 04.24.2007 | Huffington Post

I'll tell you what we want, what we really, really want. The dream team. Gore-Obama 2008. GOROBAMA! Deep in our hearts, that's what we all want. Obam...

The September Compromise

| Posted 04.26.2007 | Politics
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September. That's how much time they get. Give the administration, General Petraeus, and most importantly, the Iraqi government until September to str...