With the surge in Iraq a success, the need for U.S. combat forces remains.
Vice President Biden appeared on The Colbert Report last night for the show’s week-long special celebrating the end of combat operations in Iraq. Say what you will about the vice president, but he genuinely cares about our soldiers. He said some things that needed to be said, calling on all Americans to support the troops [...]
This week, The Colbert Report ‘s in-studio audience consists of American soldiers from Iraq as Stephen Colbert honors them the right way—not just praising them for their service and sacrifice, but for their victory. Yes, Colbert used the V-Word, and he means it. He wants the troops to know they are coming home as winners [...]
You’ve seen my take on the good things about Obama’s speech, now let’s review the not-so-nice parts. The biggest thing to me was how it became the State of the Union #2. He suddenly starts talking about his economic agenda and how America will endure its domestic struggles. He talks about how he’s fulfilling his [...]
I’m not going to stomp on every sentence in President Obama’s speech about Iraq. There were actually four good things about the speech that we can appreciate. The first is how this “withdrawal” is occurring. I put “withdrawal” in quotation marks for a reason: Namely that it isn’t really a “withdrawal.” And the “combat forces” [...]