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Littwin: On Trump’s Muslim ban and why ‘proto-fascism’ is winning

Littwin writes: "Donald Trump has brilliantly exploited white working class unease, with Obama, with immigration, with ISIS, and now with homegrown radical terrorism and...

U.S. sending traumatized troops back again and again to war

ALBUQUERQUE-- Searching to describe his Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms, Joseph Callan paused, his gaze momentarily distant.

“I see dead people,” he said, scoffing. “In crowds, I’ll think, ‘that’s Howzer!’ or somebody else,” the former U.S. Marine Corps sergeant explained. “I know they’re dead. I saw them dead. But I feel compelled to confirm it’s not them, to see them from another angle. So I’m ducking through a crowd to get another look at them and it’s always just some random (person).”

U.S. forces spread thin in Afghanistan

Our Washington Independent colleague Spencer Ackerman is embedded with U.S. troops on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border through Sept. 19. We’ll reprint his dispatches from the field over the next eleven days. FORWARD OPERATING BASE SALERNO – Spartan compared to Bagram, Salerno is a large, no-nonsense base about 12 miles from the Pakistan “border” — more on that later — that houses Task Force Curahee.

DNC anti-war protesters lead pre-convention events

Cindy Sheehan, Ward Churchill and anti-war protesters marked the day with a demonstration and march to protest the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Harber Goes to Iraq; Invites Colorado Confidential Readers to Submit Questions...

Under a special arrangement with "The Aaron Harber Show" and KBDI-TV Channel 12, Colorado Confidential readers are invited to submit questions to Aaron Harber...

COMING: Live Q&A with Rep. Ed Perlmutter on the Iraq War

Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-Golden) joins us for a live Q&A on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 3:30-4:00 p.m. MST. Rep. Perlmutter will take your...

Live Q&A with Jared Polis from Iraq

Talk live with democratic CO-2 congressional candidate Jared Polis on his candidacy in a tight three-way primary to succeed Rep. Mark Udall and his...

BREAKING: Polis Heading to Iraq on Humanitarian Mission

Colorado's CD-2 congressional candidate Jared Polis announced this morning that he will travel to Iraq on Monday as a member of a humanitarian mission...

Letter to the Editor

Apparently the big guys, the tough professionals who understand the "real world" of politics, know what all of those Americans, who are tired of...