By Michael J.W. StickingsFollowing up on Nicholas's post on McCain, Limbaugh, and the Lord's Resistance Army, a reprehensible "Christian" terrorist organization engaging in mass murder in central Africa, I would note that Limbaugh is steadfastly refusing to back down from his support for the LRA (and his opposition to U.S. Show More Summary
Sometimes it takes a phenomenally dumb statement to bring much-needed attention to an important issue. When talk radio blowhard Rush Limbaugh took to the airwaves last week to describe the mass-murdering Lord's Resistance Army as "Christians...fighting...Show More Summary
When President Obama announced his plan a week and a half ago to send a hundred United States troops to central Africa to aid in the search for Lord’s Resistance Army rebels, the American...
For the past quarter of a century, 50-year-old Ugandan madman Joseph Kony — who claims to have channeled the spirit of one of Idi Amin’s generals — has led the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), designated a terrorist organization under the Patriot Act. Show More Summary
The Obama administration's decision to deploy 100 U.S. special operations forces to Uganda to help defeat the ludicrously barbaric Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) -- or, in Obama's lawyer-esque euphemism, to "remov[e] from the battlefield...Show More Summary
The U.S.'s new commitment to assisting in the fight against the Lord's Resistance Army in central Africa is putting a renewed focus on the group's long and brutal history of violence in the region.
~by Creon Critic Reacting to the news the US would deploy 100 armed advisers to central Africa to help defeat Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) leader Joseph Kony, Michelle Bachmann cited George Washington, “I will tell you George Washington was right when he said in his farewell address, be careful of unnecessary foreign entanglements.” George Washington [...]
Lord's Resistance Army survivor in Uganda bears witness: “Evelyn Apoko survived the Lords Resistance Army [LRA]. Here she responds to those who are stupidly misinformed and who have criticised President Obama’s decision to deploy 100 US troops to try to end the LRA’s war and capture Joseph Kony.” Written by...
Earlier this week Rush Limbaugh criticized President Obama for alleging that the White House was "targeting Christians" by invading Uganda and going after the LRA, aka the "Lord’s Resistance Army." Turns out that the LRA are responsible for a number of horrible acts, none of which would be concerned with model Christian behavior. Show More Summary
On October 12, US President Barack Obama authorized the deployment to Uganda of approximately 100 combat-equipped U.S. forces to help regional forces “remove from the battlefield” – meaning capture or kill – Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony and senior … Continue reading ?
Earlier this month Ugandan troops almost caught Joseph Kony, the leader of the quasi-religious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). The LRA is accused of widespread atrocities across several countries
On Monday, based on some random information he found on Wikipedia, Rush Limbaugh called President Obama's decision to deploy military advisers to Africa—part of an effort to combat the Lord's Resistance Army—a plot to "wipe out Christians."...Show More Summary
By Krista McCarthy President Barack Obama sent a letter to the US House of Representatives and Senate on Friday, October 14th, announcing plans to send 100 US Special Forces advisors to Uganda, South Sudan, Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo. The advisors will advise the militaries of these countries in countering the rebel [...]
Recently, President Obama authorized the deployment of 100 military advisers to help forces in Africa fight the Lord's Resistance Army. Quickly, Rush Limbaugh criticized the President, accusing him of sending troops to fight a "Christian group" just because it was at war with Muslims. Show More Summary
Rush Limbaugh, sociopath It takes a lot for Rush Limbaugh to get noticed these days. Statements so offensive or vile that they would get any other practitioner removed from the airwaves are relatively commonplace for Limbaugh, and to...Show More Summary
When I first heard that President Obama had sent US troops to Uganda to get involved (even tangentially) in their struggle against some group of terrorist savages called “The Lord’s Resistance Army,” my first reaction was some weapons-grade snark. I then reconsidered it, but I hate to let such good snark go to waste. This [...]
For almost two decades, Joseph Kony, senior commander of the Ugandan rebel Lords Resistance Army, has practiced a peculiarly evil brand of the sociopathic warfare that curses central Africa. Listing the horrors...
I'm quoted in Guy Taylor's piece on the prospects for a U.S. drone campaign against the Lord's Resistance Army in Congo. Related posts: Danger Room: Where are China’s Killer Drones? Suspected Gold Smugglers Still Stuck in Congo Fresh Fighting Closes Congo Clinic
On his radio show, Rush Limbaugh sought to educate his listeners about the “Lord’s Resistance Army.” You may have read that name in headlines recently, seeing how President Barack Obama has made the decision to deploy 100 military advisers in order to help regional forces combat and remove the L.R.A. In a bit entitled “Obama [...]
On his radio show Friday, Rush Limbaugh came to the defense of the Lord’s Resistance Army, a notoriously savage group that is believed to have committed an extraordinary number of human rights violations since it was created in 1987. In criticizing President Obama for announcing he would send 100 U.S. Show More Summary