Fear of Losing Private Health Insurance Trumps ‘Public Option’ – Rasmussen Reports™

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Fear of Losing Private Health Insurance Trumps ‘Public Option’
Sunday, October 04, 2009 Email to a Friend ShareThis
Sixty-three percent (63%) of voters nationwide say guaranteeing that no one is forced to change their health insurance coverage is a higher priority than giving consumers the choice of a “public option” health insurance company.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national [...]

Making a buck off Obama not as easy anymore | Detroit Free Press

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Making a buck off Obama not as easy anymore
POSTED: OCT. 4, 2009
COMPILED FROM REPORTS BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
They cashed out retirement funds to build their business during the 2008 presidential campaign. Now they have 3,000 jack-in-the-boxes with smiling Barack Obama puppets inside — all sitting in a California warehouse, waiting to be sprung open for [...]

YON: The Greatest Afghan War by Michael Yon – Washington Times

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The Greatest Afghan War

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By Michael Yon
 October 1, 2009 
The Greatest Afghanistan War has deteriorated so noticeably that one can now feel the enemy’s growing pulse. Each month it beats steadier, stronger, and in 2010 it will finally be born.
On Sept. 11 in Kandahar, a South African civilian working without security was visibly upset – not at [...]

Eight U.S. troops killed in east Afghan battle – Reuters

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Eight U.S. troops killed in east Afghan battle
Sun Oct 4, 2009 1:32am EDT 
KABUL (Reuters) – Eight U.S. troops were killed in battle after tribal militia attacked two combat outposts in a remote area in eastern Afghanistan, the military said on Sunday, the deadliest battle for U.S. troops in more than a year.
Two Afghan soldiers were [...]

A war of necessity turns out not so necessary by Michael Barone

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A war of necessity turns out not so necessary
By: MICHAEL BARONE
Senior Political Analyst
October 4, 2009
“This is not a war of choice,” Barack Obama told the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Aug. 17. “This is a war of necessity. Those who attacked America on 9/11 are plotting to do so again. If left unchecked, the Taliban [...]

War in Afghanistan – FOXNews.com – VIDEO

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Should more US troops deploy to Afghanistan

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Détente and the Bunker – Weekly Standard

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Détente and the Bunker
How to oppose a president’s disastrous foreign policy.
by Elliott Abrams
10/12/2009, Volume 015, Issue 04
The appearance in Washington last week of Iran’s foreign minister, while the blood is not yet dry from his government’s continuing suppression of student protests, is a reminder of the disastrous foreign policy path the Obama administration has [...]

Obama’s Afghanistan dilemma – CNN.com

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How much will Barack Obama bet on Afghanistan?
updated 12:35 p.m. EDT, Fri October 2, 2009

By Jonathan Mann - CNN
 
 
President Obama presents the posthumous Medal of Honor to Paul and Janet Monti whose son Sergeant First Class Jared C. Monti was killed in Afghanistan.
The U.S. President is trying to decide in an intensive series of meetings [...]

A REMINDER 2/18/09 – Obama’s war: Deploying 17,000 raises stakes in Afghanistan – USATODAY.com

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Soldiers with the U.S. Army’s 6-4 Cavalry prepare for patrol last month at a combat outpost in eastern Afghanistan. About 36,000 U.S. troops are in the troubled nation. 
By Bob Strong, Reuters

A REMINDER  
2/18/2009 10:04 AM 
Obama’s war: Deploying 17,000 raises stakes in Afghanistan
By Susan Page and Tom Vanden Brook, USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — Barack Obama, whose presidential [...]

U.N.’s Afghan vote fraud row shows split in West – Reuters

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U.N.’s Afghan vote fraud row shows split in West
Thu Oct 1, 2009 4:42pm EDT  
By Peter Graff – Analysis
KABUL (Reuters) – A U.S. diplomat’s scathing charge that the United Nations effectively let Afghanistan’s election be stolen has exposed the international community’s disunity and may help explain Washington’s new doubts about the war.
The outcome of the [...]