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War Against ISIS: Here We Go Again

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report Reuters, via Landov It is easy to predict what will happen as the United States chooses to start another overseas war. It’s easy because we’ve done it so many times before and once … Continue reading

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The Heinous Crime Behind Watergate Exclusive: The mainstream media’s big takeaway from Richard Nixon’s Watergate resignation is that “the cover-up is always worse than the crime.” But that’s because few understand the crime behind Watergate, Nixon’s frantic search for a file on his 1968 subversion … Continue reading

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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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Destroying the Village: Then and Now

BPR Quotes of the Day: Japanfocus.org Vietnam War:  “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” –Quote reportedly attributed to an American military officer by journalist Peter Arnett. ICJ Project  Climate Change:  “We had to destroy the … Continue reading

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by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report thedailybeast.com MSNBC’s Chris Hayes took a lot of flack for saying something that needed to be said: soldiers should not be called “heroes.” Here is what got him in trouble on his Sunday … Continue reading

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Even Best-Case Election Scenarios Not Very Promising By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report dailycal.org Do you hold the belief that no matter how the 2012 election turns out America’s future is bleak? You have good reason for feeling that … Continue reading

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The Meaning of War

Billy Joel/ Goodnight Saigon This song originally appeared on Billy Joel’s 1982 album The Nylon Curtain

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