Iraq

Friday Media Recall (03.30.2011)

Nearly every Friday we want to offer a collection of media pieces that we’re finding provocative, vital, persuasive, prophetic, genius, infuriating, mind-blogging, and other adjectives that gesture at all things thought-provoking. Some of these posts will, of course, focus on … Continued

Politics

Deportations, Foreclosures, and Medical Bills Greet Our Troops

Press play below to listen: In this edition of Imagine2050′s audio blog we explore what it really means to support our troops ten years into the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  We’ll hear about the Veterans Administration’s backlog of unpaid … Continued

Blog Highlight: Edwards Campaign Aides had “Nuclear Option”

I enjoyed Nicole Belle’s Sunday post on the ‘nuclear option’ for Edwards’ campaign aides. Apparently when affair rumors became increasingly likely, his aides formulated a plan to pull the plug on Edwards if it looked like he would win the … Continued

The Endless, Surreal War Grinds On and On

All the emergency vehicles in town were on the streets, lights flashing. Police and Sheriff cars were rolling in. Cars were parked everywhere and crowds lined the sidewalks for a close view. Cameras rolled for footage to be used on … Continued