Category Archives: Iraq

THE MOSQUE THAT DISAPPEARED

Civil defense team members and people try to rescue people who were trapped under the debris of a Mosque after an aerial attack on a mosque during prayer in the Cina village of Etarib district of Aleppo, Syria on March … 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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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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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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Killing With a Joystick

Good luck finding this story in the American corporate media…….. Dreams in Infrared The Woes of an American Drone Operator By Nicola Abé/ Spiegel Online International/ December 14, 2012 A soldier sets out to graduate at the top of his class. He succeeds, … Continue reading

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WHAT BRADLEY MANNING’S FATE TELLS US ABOUT AMERICA

Bradley Manning: A Window Into the American Soul By Paul Craig Roberts/Institute for Political Economy/ December 3, 2012 Liberty consists of government being ruled by law and citizens having control over law. This was the way our founding fathers set … Continue reading

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Of Course They Don’t Like Us

My letter published today in the Monterey County Herald: I don’t think I’m going too far out on a limb in suggesting that the reason Americans are being targeted and killed in Afghanistan, Libya and other countries in the Middle … Continue reading

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