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Robert Bergdahl's Beard Is Not the Threat

Jasjit Singh | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Jasjit Singh

As a Sikh American, I am dumbfounded by the irresponsible Islamophobic discourse that took place on two recent Fox News national broadcasts, The O'Reilly Factor and Fox and Friends, in which Robert Bergdahl was criticized for his appearance, namely his beard.

Fact Checking the Bergdahl Affair

Janet Ritz | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Janet Ritz

It's a terrible precedent for Bergdahl's family to receive threats. Why hasn't the noise machine that put out those false translations been forced to issue a retraction?

Death Threats Against Bowe Bergdahl's Family Investigated By FBI

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2014 | Crime

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, June 7 (Reuters) - The father of Bowe Bergdahl, the Idaho soldier released from captivity in a controversial pris...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Criticizes Own Party Over Bowe Bergdahl Response

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) chastised some members of his party Tuesday for their reaction to the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, saying...

WATCH: Chuck Todd Brawls With Joe Scarborough Over Bergdahl

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.05.2014 | Media

Chuck Todd and Joe Scarborough got into a fierce fight on Thursday over the father of American soldier Bowe Bergdahl. Scarborough criticized Robert...

Bill O'Reilly Doubles Down On Offensive Bergdahl Comments

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.05.2014 | Media

Bill O'Reilly defended his allegations that Bowe Bergdahl's father "looks like a Muslim" on Wednesday night. The Fox News host was responding to c...

The Bergdahl Beard and the Longest American War Ever

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The Bergdahl controversy is almost a caricature of American political discourse in the Obama era, with both sides taking strong and outspoken positions based simply on whether or not they like the president, fighting in the media over something that is not very important, and making sure that the public bickering obscures more significant government decisions and policies. The Bergdahl debate is, at its core, about nothing. More accurately, it is about nothing other than whether or not you like President Obama. One way to see this is to see how easily each side could take the opposite position. If Obama had refused to make the deal, John McCain, Marco Rubio and others would be climbing over each other to denounce President Obama for violating the sacred trust that the military has with each soldier. Tea Party supporters would be waving signs about how Obama is anti-American and contemptuous of the military and its traditions.

Crisis! Pro-Obama Jews Must Demand Diplomacy Advocate Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Since many of our Christian brothers and sisters are offline for the Christmas holiday, I thought this would be a good time for the pro-Obama Jews to ...

America's Last Living Prisoner Of War

Time Lightbox | Nate Rawlings | Posted 05.18.2012 | World

During the ten and a half years that Americans have been fighting in Afghanistan, as tens of thousands of troops have rotated in and out of the combat...