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General McChrystal: ‘We are going to win’ in Afghanistan

In a New Year’s Day interview, the commander of NATO coalition forces in Afghanistan offered an optimistic message about the chances for military success prior to a planned drawdown of US combat forces beginning in July 2011. “I believe that over the next year to 18 months that we’re going…

Twice as many Americans killed in Afghanistan as last year

KABUL — A bomb attack killed a US service member in Afghanistan, NATO said Sunday, doubling the number of American soldiers killed in the country this year compared with 2008, according to an AFP tally. The NATO-run International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said the soldier died from an improvised explosive…

In time for the holidays, Palin resurrects ‘death panels’ claim

Fmr. Alaska governor bans bloggers who wrote unfavorably about her from book-signing Days after she was named in PolitiFact’s 2009 “Lie of the Year,” for propagating the “death panels” rumour about health care reform, Sarah Palin was at it again on Tuesday, tweeting questions that implied that “death panels” will…

Watchdog group awards Glenn Beck ‘Misinformer of the Year’

After a long year hallmarked by bare-knuckle politics and a bevy of experimental attacks against a freshman president, a lone voice has resonated more than others in the war against reality. Glenn Beck, the Fox News personality notorious for wandering, vague allegations of communism, racism and all-around quasi-evildoings within the…

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