The soldier, who was killed while fighting alongside Afghan commandos in Wardak Province, is the 17th American service member to die during combat operations this year.
Michael Tracey2019 is now the deadliest year for US troops in Afghanistan since 2014 and Trump's failed "negotiating" strategy is directly to blame. He placates the public with cheap "war weary" rhetoric but could order full a withdrawal tomorrow, and chooses not to
Michael TraceyThis is a good new resource. Most states revoke drivers' licenses due to unpaid fees, which creates a vicious spiral -- leading to additional exorbitant fees and needless disruption to people's lives. It's a gross revenue-generating scheme
Michael TraceyIt needs to be emphasized that Biden is continuing to distort his Iraq War record *today.* For a lot of people, 2002 is receding from memory. How can anyone trust that he "learned his lesson" from that period if he won't tell the truth now, in 2019?
To the extent Biden is capable of formulating coherent sentences, he challenged Bernie Sanders in Thursday night’s Democratic nomination debate in Houston
Michael TraceyDebate thoughts for your anger/amusement. The most repellent part was when an entire segment on Venezuela went by with no mention from either the moderator or candidates that the US has spent the last 8 months trying to overthrow its government
HOUSTON—Startling the 10 candidates who qualified to participate in the event, Marianne Williamson materialized on the debate stage in a puff of purple smoke Thursday, proclaiming the Democratic National Committee’s polling requirements were no...
Michael TraceyThis looks like another example of a dramatic resignation/firing over a policy difference (Trump wanted to ease sanctions against Iran, Bolton found the idea appalling of course) -- but then the policy never comes to fruition. See: Mattis/Syria withdrawal
The former Russian government official, who had a job with access to secrets, was living openly under his true name.
Michael TraceyThe purported high-level CIA source extracted from Russia is currently living in the DC area under his real name? Odd behavior for someone depicted as facing profound danger. Something very fishy about this story, as per usual with everything Russiagate
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) said in a new interview that she opposes an effort by dozens of House Democrats for an impeachment inquiry into the president, saying it would cause further divisions within the U.S.