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Mar 11th, 2011

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and iCasualties.org. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on March 11, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.), before his fall from grace, blasted former Vice President Dick Cheney and Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) for their “dishonest, unpatriotic, hypocritical, and highly personal continuing attacks on President Obama.”


Feb 18th, 2011

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and iCasualties.org. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on February 18, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that the Fargo-Moorhead Forum ran an informative editorial on Rep. Michele Bachmann, the face of an emerging brand of American protofascism spawned by the “perfect storm” of the attacks of 9/11, the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, and the election of America’s first African-American president.


Dec 31st, 2010

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and iCasualties.org. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on December 31, 2009, Aubrey Immelman reported that Afghans took to the streets to protest civilian casualties, chanting “Death to Obama, Down with Karzai!” at the same time as attacks in Afghanistan killed eight American civilians including CIA officers, four Canadian soldiers, and a Canadian journalist. Meanwhile, coordinated explosions in Iraq killed 23 people and wounded an Iraqi provincial governor in the worst violence there in months.