A quiet city in the north of Afghanistan ignited today after yet another NATO night raid reportedly tore another family apart. Thousands of people took to the streets, again chanting, "Death to America!" as they pelted Karzai's billboards with mud and stones.
The billionaire brothers who brought you Tea Party groups like Americans for Prosperity and anti-worker governors like Scott Walker and John Kasich are now attacking some of the most vulnerable Americans.
Osama bin Laden is dead. Al Qaeda is no longer in Afghanistan in any significant numbers. Bin Laden's death obliterates the last plausible excuse for keeping troops in Afghanistan any longer. It's time to bring the troops home.
Petraeus reportedly engaged in an attempt to deflect blame for an alleged civilian casualty event, suggesting Afghan parents burned their own children to incriminate international forces. Has he lost his mind?
Utah has become the next ground zero in the immigration battle. A new bill mimics Arizona's SB 1070 and incorporates pieces that effectively legalize racial profiling and institutionalized discrimination.
Thanks to policymakers spending New York taxpayer money on the Afghanistan War instead of things like mass transit this year, the state lost 107,904 potential jobs, along with all the economic activity those jobs would create.