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Leave Nobody Behind

Tom Halsted | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics
Tom Halsted

Whatever the circumstances, the basic, decent fact remains: American soldiers must not be abandoned, for whatever reason -- a principle that has been upheld throughout history, war after war after war.

Smearing Private Bergdahl: the Republican Right Descends to a New Low

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

I thought Karl Rove's 2004 Swift Boating of John Kerry's Vietnam service record in the US Navy was pretty disgusting, but the recent smears against President Barack Obama for winning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release have descended to a new low.

Zach Carter

Kerry: It Would Have Been 'Offensive' To Leave Bergdahl With People Who Would 'Torture Him, Cut Off His Head' | Zach Carter | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry had no patience on Sunday for critics of President Barack Obama's decision to trade Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Berg...

Zach Carter

Fox News Star Assails 'Craven' GOP For Exploiting Bergdahl | Zach Carter | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media

Fox News contributor Juan Williams on Sunday criticized conservative pundits and Republican politicians for the "craven" exploitation of Bowe Bergdah...

Zach Carter

Bush Torture Defender Suggests Obama Should Be Impeached Over Bergdahl | Zach Carter | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

Former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey on Sunday defended President Barack Obama's constitutional authority to exchange five Taliban prisoners o...

Nonstop Complaints? All Part of the GOP Strategy

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz


Republicans Fire Up The Scandal Machine

The Washington Post | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Buck McKeon displayed the probing intellect this week that we expect from a chairman of the House Armed Services Committee....

Sam Stein

Obama On Bowe Bergdahl: 'I Make No Apologies' For Bringing Him Back | Sam Stein | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Saying that he no longer gets surprised by "whipped up" controversies in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama on Thursday gave his m...

GOP Strategists Are Arranging Media Interviews To Attack Bowe Bergdahl

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

The New York Times published a captivating story on Monday recounting the anger and disillusionment amid the men that served with U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe ...

Fox News Host's Disgusting Comment About Bergdahl's Father

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media

The hosts of "Fox and Friends" went after the family of freed POW Bowe Berghdal on Tuesday. The White House announced Bergdahl's release over the ...

Bowe Bergdahl, Captured US Soldier, Seen In Released Taliban Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) WASHINGTON - The Taliban released a video Wednesday of a man identified as an American soldier captured in Afghanistan last June, showing him ple...