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One Month Later, Half of U.S. Forgets Iraq War, Wants New War (With Iran)

Oh, so the war in Afghanistan is supposed to end soon-ish, like next year, maybe? Sure, we’ve done a pretty good job leaving that country on the brink of yet another horrifying civil war, NEXT. It is now Iran’s turn to be liberationed! Forty-nine percent of Americans, which for you statistically-minded folk means “probably at least one or even multiple people that you know,” believes the United States should start a preemptive war with Iran despite otherwise appearing in possession of the requisite faculties to breathe, eat, take a shit and respond to basic questions from a pollster that should denote sentience. Kind of weird, right!? Also weird: Americans felt as recently as November of last year (by a two-to-one margin) that other famed preemptive war “the Iraq thing” was a really awful waste of human life, money, human life, human life, time, etc. But HELLO, it is February 2012 already, and the troops are home since December! Which means it is time to send them all back out again. Read more on One Month Later, Half of U.S. Forgets Iraq War, Wants New War (With Iran)…
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Mitt Romney Promises Exciting New Endless War With Iran If Elected

Happy Veterans Day, it is now time to reflect on how America needs another insane trillion-dollar war, for Unity probably, and also Fear! (Afghanistan is not doing the trick these days, boo.) Manly man Mitt Romney TO THE RESCUE with his pasty career corporate office-dweller chest puffed out as far as it will go in a huffy new op-ed promising to overturn wimpy loser Barack Obama’s policy of not bombing the shit out of Iran if he is elected. What is the Mittens Plan of Attack? Read more on Mitt Romney Promises Exciting New Endless War With Iran If Elected…