Leslie Marshall


March 2011


'Kill Team' in Afghanistan Brings Shame to America

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After reading the eight page article “The Kill Team” in Rolling Stone and looking at the disgusting, albeit censored photos of these atrocities I hang my head in shame, with regards to some in our military, yet again.

I felt this way when the photos of Abu Ghraib and our soldiers in Iraq surfaced. I ...

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Afghanistan
War in Afghanistan (2001-)
Iraq
national security terrorism and the military

6 Myths About Obama's Libya Policy

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I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore!

What am I mad about? The attacks on the president coming from both the left and the right. Well, here are the accusations and here is my response:

The president violated the Constitution with our involvement in Libya

The president did not violate ...

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TAGS:
Libya
Obama, Barack
unemployment
national security terrorism and the military
Congress
health care reform
immigration reform
Bush, George W.
politics
Truman, Harry S
Clinton, Bill

The Right's Criticism of Obama on Japan, the Budget Ring Hollow

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President Obama’s not acting as a leader. That’s what the right will tell you. On Saturday, the president talked about women’s history month and the need for women to receive the same on the dollar as a man. (Note to self: we obviously haven’t come a long way baby, Gloria Steinem better keep that ...

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TAGS:
Libya
Japan
politics
Democratic Party
Obama, Barack
Obama administration
Congress
deficit and national debt
federal budget
Lugar, Richard

James O'Keefe's NPR Attack is Straight Out of Orwell's 1984

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James O’Keefe is at it again: secretly taping a luncheon, this time between two top NPR executives, one of which called the Tea Party movement racist and xenophobic, and said NPR would be better off without federal funding. Although the man making these remarks, Ron Schiller, resigned prior to the ...

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TAGS:
Republican Party
Democratic Party
Cantor, Eric
DeMint, Jim
Coburn, Tom
NPR
PBS
deficit and national debt

Obama Should Send U.S. Troops Into Libya

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Qadhafi is a madman, a dictator, and is committing genocide. He was our enemy, our friend, and now our enemy again. Sound familiar? It should. It reads like a page from the U.S.-Saddam Hussein handbook.

I shared with my radio listeners on Friday that I was torn as a liberal Democrat antiwar pacifist ...

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TAGS:
Libya
Qadhafi, Muammar
national security terrorism and the military
Iraq
Iraq war (2003-2011)
War in Afghanistan (2001-)
Afghanistan

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