In response to the news about last Saturdays' "No New Quagmires" protest against American military involvement in the Syrian conflict, some readers got deep:Others, however, cracked wise about how difficult it is to work "quagmire" into a catchy slogan.
5-8 Club5-8 begins a month of cheesy promotions, including free and discounted burgers5-8 Club has dedicated the entire month of November as a celebration of the Juicy Lucy. Events include a speed-eating contest, a canned food drive, and various giveaways. Festivities began this morning wit ... More >>
Michele Bachmann, Barack Obama: The military only gives money to one of these people.Michele Bachmann loves the United States Military. Apparently, the military doesn't love her back.New data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics shows that Barack Obama, whom Michele Bachmann has repeate ... More >>
Film wins documentary prize at Sundance
The theocrats never quit. One pet project: Turning the U.S. military into God's army. God's on our side, you see. And Rep. Michele Bachmann has just been skunked out in an attempt to further that project. The CD6 congresswoman tried to insert language -- without debate -- into a military spe ... More >>
The sixth district congresswoman accuses the president of telling the alleged 9/11 mastermind to plead not guilty.
New numbers show that, on a per capita basis, Minnesotans have perished in Afghanistan at a lesser rate than many other states.
Never had the guts to shave your head in college? You've been granted a second chance.
After faulty wiring kills a Minnesota sailor, KBR gets more electrical work.
It's not just Alliant Techsystems. Hundreds of small Minnesota companies are cashing in on America's defense industry.
Legislators say it makes more sense to rehabilitate
The I-35W Bridge Collapse Exposes Dangerous Deficiencies in the Nation's Transportation Infrastructure.
'Transformers' turns the blockbuster into one big blur
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"As part of an information offensive in Iraq, the U.S. military is secretly paying Iraqi newspapers to publish stories written by American troops in an effort to burnish the image of the U.S. mission in Iraq. "The articles, written by U.S. military 'information operations' troops, are translated ... More >>
When it comes to fighting the Iraqi insurgency, U.S. forces are discovering that there is a lot of Number Two.
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'A Company of Soldiers' swears to tell the so-called truth
The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism
Welcome to siege culture
In the campaign to bolster troop morale, the military deploys a tactical weapon: The songs of Saturday Night Fever
Barely two months out of prison, the Twin Cities' most notorious nun is headed for trouble again
Nguyen Cao Son and his fellow South Vietnamese soldiers were part of a secret U.S. spy commando force--so secret, in fact, that the American government turned its back and let him spend 14 years in North Vietnamese prison camps.
Independence Day restores order to the millennium.