Category Archives: Pakistan

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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“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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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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The War Machine Drones On

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report Hillary Clinton holds a small U.S.-made drone that the Ugandan military uses in Somalia to fight al-Qaeda linked militants.(Credit: Reuters) A comprehensive report, Living Under Drones, released in last September by the Stanford International … 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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Why Don’t They Like Us?

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report “They came with a Bible and their religion, stole our land, crushed our spirit, and now tell us we should be thankful to the Lord for being saved.” Chief Pontiac, 1720-1769, leader of … Continue reading

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BETTER THAN EVEN BUSH

Obama Campaign Brags About Its Whistleblower Persecutions Excuse me if I don’t join in Democrats’ sycophantic cheerleading for an Obama presidency that has shredded laws and liberties By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ September 5, 2012 A US drone strike in … Continue reading

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Human Rights: It’s So Last Decade

In a NY Times Op-Ed, Jimmy Carter calls out the U.S. government (while carefully omitting President Obama’s name) for it’s worsening human rights record. The former American president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, clearly unafraid to speak his mind (Carter … Continue reading

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DRONES: THE NEW TERRORISM

I have three major problems with drone warfare: (1) Assassinating real people in a video-game format with no risk to the killer strikes me as immoral. (2) Drone warfare makes war too simple to wage. We can send drones so … Continue reading

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OBAMA: “GEORGE W. BUSH ON STEROIDS”

Drone wars and state secrecy – how Barack Obama became a hardliner He was once a liberal law professor who campaigned against the Iraq war. Now, according to revelations last week, the US president personally oversees a ‘kill list’ for … Continue reading

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