I-95 in South Florida is America's most dangerous highway. That's pretty well known. Why?Sure, it's the only major north-south highway in an overbuilt, unsustainable megalapolis, driven daily by the aged, the undereducated and the uncouth. But the cause lies even deeper than that, at the core of the ... More >>
Rep. Allen Bernard WestAs someone once wisely said, "It's better to be pissed off than pissed on."In this case, it's allegedly the Taliban that's been pissed on, and Rep. Allen West who's pissed off.West says he's "assessed" the video, and people should "chill" because they're getting "over-e ... More >>
D. Sharon Pruitt via FlickrThis proud burger represents our country. Here's something that should be shown in every history class in Junior High School - a video representing every war that America's been in from WWII to present day...using food. In this video by Stefan Nadelman entitled Food Fig ... More >>
Ever seen G.I. Jane? Me too.In the latest addition of nonsensical statements in the Rep. Allen West file, the congressman -- or "congresswoman," as he was inadvertently identified as by Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade -- made another television appearance to respond to President Obama's rec ... More >>
In honor of Veterans Day and the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, New Times went alligator hunting with combat-wounded veterans in Melbourne. This video, produced by talented photographer Colby Katz, provides a taste of the action. Narrated by retired Army Sgt. Gary Horn, ... More >>
Is Dick Cheney available?Here's another name promoting Rep. Allen West's reelection campaign, aside from his new corporate sponsors of Bank of America and Halliburton: Donald Rumsfeld.The former Secretary of Defense, who said the Iraq War "certainly" wouldn't last longer than five months, has bee ... More >>
Another GOP presidential debate in Florida last night apparently presented the opportunity for audience members to make asses of themselves on national television again, this time by booing a gay soldier stationed in Iraq.During the Fox News/Google debate in Orlando, a question was given to Rick ... More >>
Flickr user: U.S. ArmyKBR has a horrific track record in Iraq.Despite protests by union workers, environmentalists, and competitors, the Palm Beach County Commission yesterday handed one of its largest public works contracts to a company owned by controversial war contractor KBR.Acting as the Sol ... More >>
All this, and they're monitoring Twitter?If you thought intrusive body scans and airport pat downs were just a fluke in the War on Terror bureaucracy, fear not: The Department of Homeland Security has plenty of other programs that will make your skin crawl.For instance, Big Brother is reading you ... More >>
Palm Beach County is running so smoothly these days, what it really needs is a taste of Iraqi-style contracting. Private companies rake in billions of dollars supporting the military operations in that stunningly successful war, so why shouldn't they also earn a buck or two at home? That's where Ke ... More >>
All three major TV networks have stopped sending full-time correspondents to Iraq, so if you want any information about what's going on in the Middle East, you better go seek it out yourself. The New York Times still delivers compelling coverage -- including blog posts from its Ira ... More >>
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