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Niger: Finally, A War John McCain Doesn’t Love

News first broke about America’s Niger misadventure on October 4. “The real news here is that the US has forces in Niger, where they’re conducting covert operations,” this writer tweeted out. “Hashtag America First.” Official media ignored the ambush of the American Special Forces, until the story gained anti-Trump traction. No word came from Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Three weeks hence, the senator from Arizona is making history. McCain, who has never encountered a war he wasn’t eager to prosecute, is questioning the folly in Niger. The senator from Arizona can run but can’t hide from the pollution he has… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Slams “Warmonger” Lindsey Graham For Losing Track Of Wars

As the controversy surrounding the Niger attack escalates, Congress is again faced with the issue of war powers. While the Constitution requires a declaration of war from Congress, the federal legislative body has essentially given away this role with a blanket authorization for conflicts. This has been used and abused across administrations. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), a known supporter of endless war, was recently asked in an interview about the Niger attack. The attack is believed to have been orchestrated by the Islamic State and resulted in four soldiers being killed. What was Senator Graham’s response? He didn’t even know… Keep Reading

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