Rep. Alan Grayson: ‘No new war’ in Iraq

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http://twitter.com/#!/AlanGrayson/status/497731644531671041 Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., was one of the first prominent liberals to register his opposition to U.S. bombings in Iraq. It will be interesting to see how many other liberals follow suit. So far, reaction to his tweet has been mostly negative: http://twitter.com/#!/SyrbastyianRO/status/497735711676583937 http://twitter.com/#!/KingDrizzzy/status/497733337213988864 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/08/rep-alan-grayson-no-new-war-in-iraq/

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Paul Begala parrots pitiful ‘Ebola budget cuts’ spin; Gets schooled

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http://twitter.com/#!/Of_Angelis/status/521503503316164608 Snicker. That last part should be an evergreen tweet. So, what happened? This: Gee, thanks, Republicans! CDC head: We'd Have Ebola Vaccine if Not for Budget Cuts. http://t.co/xUKdznZJ6J — Paul Begala (@PaulBegala) October 13, 2014 The always absurd Paul Begala pushed the ridiculous claim, made by the NIH director, that there would be an […]

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New York Times report on chemical weapons in Iraq rekindles debate over WMDs

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http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/522205969108197377 The New York Times’ tweet Tuesday night claiming that U.S. troops found thousands of chemical weapons during the Iraq War already has conservatives and liberals re-fighting that conflict on Twitter. During the Iraq War, U.S. troops found thousands of chemical weapons. The war's untold story: http://t.co/ksfkwjsySC pic.twitter.com/jy49WTAygF — The New York Times (@nytimes) October 15, […]

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US reportedly evacuating Americans from Iraqi air base [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/CustosDivini/status/477170936194400256 The United States is reportedly evacuating Americans from an air base in Iraq as militants continue to move aggressively in the nation. http://twitter.com/#!/Majchrowitz/status/477171306203344896 http://twitter.com/#!/WilliamsJon/status/477182316087750656 http://twitter.com/#!/vplus/status/477157994732748801 Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain both made comments following a briefing on the situation in Iraq: http://twitter.com/#!/clararitger/status/477171494393774080 National Review’s Jim Geraghty posted a satellite image of the base during […]

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Report: Airstrikes haven’t stopped ISIS from advancing in Iraq

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http://twitter.com/#!/HeyTammyBruce/status/498226066755186688 Granted there had been only two reported airstrikes on ISIS forces in Iraq at the time of the report, but Fox News conveyed this morning that ISIS actually “expanded their drive near Iraqi Kurdistan Saturday.” The Islamic militants reportedly expanded their drive near Iraqi Kurdistan Saturday despite two U.S. airstrikes aimed at mortar positions and a […]

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WH flack hit with truth for claim ‘GOP hypothesis’ on Iraq ‘disproved’

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@jesseclee44 Obama said he left Iraq stable in 2011. That's been disproven, this is on him. — Elefante (@Calle_Elefante) August 8, 2014 “White House Director of Progressive Media and Online Response” Jesse Lee took on what he said is a bogus “GOP hypothesis” that parts of Iraq are falling into the hands of ISIS because […]

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