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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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Has Leon Gone Over to the Dark Side?

My Letter to the Editor in the Monterey County Herald today (Jan. 15): Residents of this area take great pride in our “homeboy,” Leon Panetta, currently President Obama’s Secretary of Defense. But I can’t help but cringe when the good secretary defends our bloated … Continue reading

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Al-Aulaqi v. Panetta: Lawsuit Challenging Targeted Killings ACLU/ October 24, 2012 The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights(CCR) have filed a lawsuit challenging the government’s targeted killing of three U.S. citizens in drone strikes far from … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Greenwald blog: The Authoritarian Mind by Glenn Greenwald/ Salon/ May 27, 2012 ABC News‘ Jake Tapper this morning interviewed Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and asked him about civilian deaths caused by U.S. drones: specifically, whether the U.S.’s relentless … Continue reading

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Is Good War an Oxymoron?

The Shifting Strategies of Empire by David Swanson/ March24, 2012 Remarks at the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) Conference: President Obama this week declared the war on Iraq to be an honorable success that has given us a brighter future. … Continue reading

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I Read the News Today, Oh Boy……

by Arlen Grossman “I read the news today (Thursday), oh boy…….” Donald Trump endorses Mitt Romney. It’s hard to believe but some people actually care. Roseanne Barr is running for president of the United States as a Green Party candidate.  … Continue reading

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The “Vast Drone/ Killing Operation” (Shh, It’s Secret)

The American Military Empire and Global Police State continues its expansion. Glenn Greenwald reports on a Washington Post article detailing how President Obama “has assembled such a highly efficient machine for the targeted killing of suspected terrorists.” Of course, this … Continue reading

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Never Enough Money for “Defense”

Monterey Peninsula’s golden boy turned Pentagon shill, Leon Panetta. Brave New Foundation video Robert Greenwald

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Speaking to American troops in Iraq: “The reason you guys  are here is because of 9/11. The U.S. got attacked and 3,000… human beings got killed because of al Qaeda.” U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta This is news to … Continue reading

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