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Why Iraq is America’s new Vietnam (Guest Voice)

“If you break it, you own it,” warned U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell to President George W. Bush just before the 2003 American invasion of Iraq. Powell knew that the president had no clue what unpredictable forces he was about to unleash. Bush now knows. We all do. As we witness the inexorable, slow-motion [...]Show More Summary

Alltech Medal of Excellence for Gen. Colin Powell

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell addressed a packed audience Monday in Rupp Arena in Lexington at the opening session of the Alltech REBELation, an international conference exploring innovation, inspiration and world-changing ideas that continues until Wednesday. The four-star general was given the Alltech Medal of Excellence award.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired General Colin Powell took the stage today to talk about becoming a REBEL. He offered the international audience some insights into what it means to be an American and why people want to come to our country. Since the conference is mostly educational sessions on food and the business of animal agriculture he... Read More

a reality check

This morning's political television provided a fitting contrast of the choice this country faces in two weeks time. On Meet the Press, former general and Secretary of State Colin Powell eloquently and wholeheartedly endorsed Barack Obama. Show More Summary

Former Bush Administration Official: 'GOP Has Scores of Racists'

Colin Powell's former chief of staff warns of the militarism and racism of Republican lawmakers. Lawrence Wilkerson is a contradictory figure. Wilkerson is a career military man, who served as chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin...Show More Summary

Gen. Powell, Who are the GOP’s ‘Dark Veins’?

The Republican Party, says former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell, suffers from a “dark vein of intolerance.” We salute Powell’s service. He is a heavily decorated vet who served

RNC Requests Document They Know Hillary Didn't Sign, Fox 'News' Piles On

Today's right-wing faux scandal: Hillary Clinton did not sign a document she was not required to sign. Not only was she not required to sign it, Colin Powell, Condoleeza Rice, and every other Secretary of State wasn't required to sign it either. Show More Summary

Colin Powell -- I'm An Independent ... When It Comes to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao (VIDEO)

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

There's one fight retired four-star general Colin Powell wants no piece of -- and it's the upcoming fight of the century... Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao. The former U.S. Secretary of State was in Washington, D.C. over the weekend when…

Colin Powell Sees Lingering Racial Intolerance in U.S., GOP

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday that he still sees a “dark vein” of intolerance in the Republican Party. “I still see it in the Republican Party and I still see it in other parts of our country,” Mr. Powell, a Republican, said on ABC’s “This Week” while discussing racial attitudes in the U.S.

Colin Powell ‘shocked but not that surprised’ by Ferguson report

Former secretary of state Colin Powell said Sunday that he was "shocked but not that surprised" at the findings of a Justice Department report released last week that alleged rampant racial bias within the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department. "I know these things that existed in other parts of our country. This shouldn't have been that […]

Hillary Clinton emails: Obama, Colin Powell, Feinstein, others weigh in

Lawmakers and pundits from both sides of the aisle weighed in Sunday on the controversy swirling around Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email account during her time as secretary of state.

Colin Powell Has A Pretty Good Suggestion For Fixing Voter ID Laws

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Sunday said that black voters should vote lawmakers who support voter ID restrictions out of office. Powell, who served as secretary of state under George W. Bush, said that he was troubled by...Show More Summary

Colin Powell Sees ‘Dark Vein Of Racism’ In GOP

The former secretary of state told George Stephanopolous that his own party and America itself is not free of racism. I still see it in the Republican Party,” Powell said. “And I still see it in other parts of our country. You don’t have to be Republican to be touched by this dark vein.” “America [...]

Colin Powell: 'I Still See' a Dark Vein of Intolerance in the Republican Party

In a discussion about the Department of Justice report released last week on the Ferguson police department, George Stephanopoulos asked former secretary of state Colin Powell for his views about the Republican party and race. “How about your own party’s experience with race?” he asked on This Week Sunday. Show More Summary

Colin Powell Still Sees ‘Dark Vein of Racism’ in GOP, Country at Large

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell told ABC News' George Stephanopolous that he still sees a "dark vein of racism" in the Republican Party and America at large, part of the country's protracted transformation from its institutionalized racist past.

Weekend Show Preview — 3.8.15

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights will include former Secretary of StateColin Powell on “This Week”; Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on “Meet the Press”; and Senate Majority leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on “Face the Nation.” Sunday:  CBS’s \"Face the Nation\": Senate Majority leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY); Rep. Show More Summary

Colin Powell Also Used Personal Email Account As Secretary Of State

There is precedent for Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email account during her tenure as secretary of state. …Colin Powell also used a personal email account during his tenure at the State Department, an aide confirmed in a statement. “He was not aware of any restrictions nor does he recall being made aware of any [...]

Reporters Fact Check Obama’s State Department on Secret E-mail Use

State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf got a bit testy when a reporter fact checked past government e-mail use by previous Secretaries of State Condi Rice and Colin Powell. Hat tip to the Washington Free Beacon for the find.

Secretary of State Colin Powell Also Used Personal Email Account

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Republicans have been jumping all over a report from The New York Times that claims Hillary Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct business while serving as secretary of state for the Obama Administration. But now, it turns out that at least one of her predecessors from the Bush Administration did the same.

Colin Powell Also Used Personal Email While Serving As Secretary Of State, Aide Confirms

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Following Monday's New York Times report that Hillary Clinton may have violated federal records laws by using a personal email account for all of her work messages while serving as the U.S. secretary of state, an aide to Colin Powell...Show More Summary

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