Category Archives: Afghanistan

BARBARA LEE WAS RIGHT!

Barbara Lee’s Lone Vote on Sept. 14, 2001, Was as Prescient as It Was Brave and Heroic By Glenn Greenwald/ The Intercept/ September 11, 2016 ALMOST IMMEDIATELY AFTER the 9/11 attack, while bodies were still buried in the rubble, George W. … Continue reading

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War on Terror: No End In Sight

KEY DEMOCRATS, LED BY HILLARY CLINTON, LEAVE NO DOUBT THAT ENDLESS WAR IS OFFICIAL U.S. DOCTRINE By Glenn Greenwald/ The Intercept/ October 7, 2014   Long before Americans were introduced to the new 9/11 era super-villains called ISIS and Khorasan, … Continue reading

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THE SHAM DEMOCRACY

How America Was Lost By Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ November 7, 2013 “No legal issue arises when the United States responds to a challenge to its power, position, and prestige.” Dean Acheson , 1962, speaking to the American Society of … Continue reading

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AMERICAN JOURNALISM’S TIMIDITY

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the ‘pathetic’ American media Pulitzer Prize winner explains how to fix journalism, saying press should ‘fire 90% of editors and promote ones you can’t control’ By Seymour Hersh/ The Guardian/ September 27, 2013 Seymour … Continue reading

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Truth: A Casualty of War

Top 45 Lies in Obama’s Speech at the U.N. By David Swanson/ davidswanson.org/ September 25, 2013 1. President Obama’s opening lines at the U.N. on Tuesday looked down on people who would think to settle disputes with war. Obama was … Continue reading

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Patriotism & Propaganda Falling Short

THE DEAD RHETORIC OF WAR By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 16, 2013 The intoxication of war, fueled by the euphoric nationalism that swept through the country like a plague following the attacks of 9/11, is a spent force in the … Continue reading

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“CORPORATE TOTALITARIANISM” EXPOSED

Bradley Manning and the Gangster State By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/August 22, 2013 AP/Patrick SemanskyArmy Pfc. Bradley Manning after a                                           … Continue reading

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Chinese Soldiers in America-How Would We Feel?

“Imagine” was an independent Ron Paul commercial from the 2012 election. It packs a lot of punch and a lot of truth:

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American Soldiers: Heroes or Victims?

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report “There was never a good war, or a bad peace.” — Benjamin Franklin Clint Romesha was awarded the Medal of Honor Monday by President Obama, but with “mixed emotions” as he thought about … Continue reading

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SPREADING DEMOCRACY OR MANURE?

The US – alongside Saudi Arabia – fights for freedom and democracy in the Middle East The ability to persuade people that the US opposes tyranny is a testament to the potency of propaganda By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ January … Continue reading

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