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10 Reasons Why America Should Let Others Destroy ISIS and End Perpetual Military Involvement in Iraq

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

It makes little sense to continue with the same tactic of perpetual war, without any assurance of a better strategic outcome. To assume that another Iraq war will keep us "safe" doesn't address the nature of terrorism or the nature of failed wars.

Laura Bassett

Republican Bill Excludes Fertility Treatments For Vets With Genital Wounds | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

Republicans in the Senate on Thursday blocked a $21 billion veterans' benefits bill that was broadly supported by veterans' advocates and offered a le...

Senate Blocks Dems' Bill Boosting Vets' Benefits

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate on Thursday derailed Democratic legislation providing $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefit...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Republican: Reid Rules Over Senate Like Putin Does Over Russia | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) likened Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) grip over the Senate to the leadership of Russian Preside...

Dozens Of Veterans Priorities Rolled Into One Bill

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to vote against veterans these days. Majority Leader Harry Reid is counting on voters as well as lawmakers feeling that...

Westboro Vows To Defy Rules After Congressional Smackdown

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

Westboro Baptist Church plans to continue its notorious protests at military funerals despite new restrictions that could leave some protesters facing...

Westboro Baptist Church Reacts To Congress Limiting Their Activities

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church were quick to react on Twitter, in their typical, hate-filled language, to the news that Congress passed a bill...

Congress Delivers Blow To Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

Westboro Baptist Church protesters will soon be severely limited in their ability to disrupt military funerals, after Congress passed a sweeping veter...

Republicans Abandon Tough Talk On Deficits With First Spending Bill

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans who have spent months demanding spending cuts blanched Wednesday at their first opportunity to actually make them...