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The Whole World Is Sick and Tired of US Foreign Policy

Posted by on January 17, 2018 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
The Whole World Is Sick and Tired of US Foreign Policy

According to four-star General Wesley Clark, in a 1991 meeting with Paul Wolfowitz, then-under-secretary of defense for policy at the Department of Defense, Wolfowitz seemed a little dismayed because he believed the U.S. should have gotten rid of Saddam Hussein in Operation Desert Storm but failed to do so. Clark summarized what he says Wolfowitz said: “But one thing we did learn. We learned that we can use our military in the region, in the Middle East, and the Soviets won’t stop us. We’ve got about five or ten years to clean up those old Soviet client regimes, Syria, Iran, Iraq, before the next great superpower comes on to challenge us.”

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Owning Our Shit: The US Has a Moral Obligation to Admit Migrants Who’ve Left Their Homes Because of America’s Foreign Policies

Posted by on January 15, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
Owning Our Shit: The US Has a Moral Obligation to Admit Migrants Who’ve Left Their Homes Because of America’s Foreign Policies

The US has supported many governments that pursue wealth for a small elite and create conditions of poverty, political repression, and warfare. It is these conditions that lead to migration.

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While US Backs Carnage in Yemen, Norway Cites Humanitarian Crisis and Halts Weapons Sales

Posted by on January 4, 2018 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
While US Backs Carnage in Yemen, Norway Cites Humanitarian Crisis and Halts Weapons Sales

Citing grave concerns over the humanitarian crisis that’s exploded in Yemen as a result of the U.S.-backed war in the impoverished country, Norway has taken action to curb its support of the violence and carnage.

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Facts That Our War-Happy Leaders Would Like To Keep Hushed Up

Posted by on December 15, 2017 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Facts That Our War-Happy Leaders Would Like To Keep Hushed Up

Simple-minded but deadly thinking by our war-happy leaders derives from influential groups and individuals who think we have to KILL to keep the rest of the world in line. The compliant mainstream media scares us into accepting wars and drone killings overseas, military-style defenses on our own streets, surveillance of our private lives.

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Nation That Says It Can’t Afford Medicare for All Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on War Since 9/11

Posted by on November 9, 2017 in Government, Military, Policies with 2 Comments
Nation That Says It Can’t Afford Medicare for All Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on War Since 9/11

The Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Center says the $5.6 trillion figure—which covers the conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, and Pakistan from 2001 through 2018—is the equivalent of more than $23,386 per taxpayer. The “new report,” said Paul Kawika Martin, Peace Action’s senior director for policy and political affairs, “once again shows that the true #costofwar represents a colossal burden to taxpayers on top of the tremendous human loss.”

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How We Can Prevent Nuclear War With North Korea

Posted by on October 26, 2017 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
How We Can Prevent Nuclear War With North Korea

The obedience of Republicans in Congress is almost always politically motivated, since they fear that moving outside of party lines will cost them their jobs. But if they think that their obedience will actually lose them the next election they will be less likely to follow in Eichmann’s footsteps. That’s why large-scale public pressure is the key to preventing nuclear war.

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14 Cutting Edge Tech Firms Funded By The CIA

14 Cutting Edge Tech Firms Funded By The CIA

The CIA has its own investment capital firm called “In-Q-Tel,” and it’s been funding innovative tech firms for years. This is both good news and bad. One the one hand, it allows the CIA to invest in technologies they deem useful for the intelligence community; however, some of these technologies are a little creepy when it comes to personal space and privacy.

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RFID Chips and Some Reasons Why We Should Be Worried About Them

RFID Chips and Some Reasons Why We Should Be Worried About Them

This is unknown technology and we are not privy to testing that is done for them. Is there a government agency(ies) that tests these things, or not. Even if there is, and judging by how all of the reasons whistleblowers have shown us that we should meet the government’s representations with precaution, if not actual skepticism, can we trust that we can trust the results of such testing. Remember also that there is a so-called Black Budget in the government. Is it possible this technology falls under that and, if so, what assurance do we have that this will not be used for ill purpose.

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U.S. Senate Betrays Constitution, Fails To Stop Perpetual War Policy

Posted by on September 16, 2017 in Government, Military, Politics with 1 Comment
U.S. Senate Betrays Constitution, Fails To Stop Perpetual War Policy

The U.S. Senate voted 61-36 to kill an amendment proposed by Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) which would repeal the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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A Tribute To the Man Who Stood Up To Armageddon

Posted by on September 1, 2017 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
A Tribute To the Man Who Stood Up To Armageddon

In 2014, Foreign Minister de Brum was the driving force behind something extraordinary. The Marshall Islands, which had gained independence in 1986, filed a lawsuit, both in in the International Court of Justice and U.S. federal court, against the nine nations that possess nuclear weapons, demanding that they start living up to the terms of Article VI of the 1970 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

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14 Times Trump Warned Against Doing What He Just Did in Afghanistan

Posted by on August 23, 2017 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
14 Times Trump Warned Against Doing What He Just Did in Afghanistan

On the same day millions of Americans were thrilled to witness — and equally distracted by — a total solar eclipse, Donald Trump decided it was time to announce a “dramatically different” foreign policy plan for the U.S. military in Afghanistan. Just how “different” is Trump’s new plan? In reality, the ‘new’ plan is simply more of the same failed policy of the past, one Trump promised to put an end to numerous times over the years prior to moving into the White House.

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Is the Media Using the Charlottesville Riots to Incite Civil War?

Is the Media Using the Charlottesville Riots to Incite Civil War?

We have seen the mainstream media characterize various stories about riots and Black-White police interactions in a very polarizing fashion. Because of these stories, it seems that many people believe that 1/2 of the country are virulent racists and the other half are not. Is it a surprise then that we would see more of the same media manipulation in this latest riot in Charlottesville, Virginia. What can we learn about this story, and how can we move forward to racial healing instead of race war?

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After Trumps ‘Fire and Fury’ Remarks, Russell Brand Weighs In: Could Trump-ageddon Happen?

Posted by on August 13, 2017 in Government, Military, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
After Trumps ‘Fire and Fury’ Remarks, Russell Brand Weighs In: Could Trump-ageddon Happen?

After Donald Trump made an alarming comment about meeting North Korea’s with “fire and fury like the world has never seen” should they make any more “threats” to the U.S., some are wondering whether the U.S. president might be too quick to jump into a nuclear confrontation. Russell Brand provides his analysis.

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‘Stop the Instanity’: Demand Grows To Strip Trump of Nuclear Authority

Posted by on August 10, 2017 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
‘Stop the Instanity’: Demand Grows To Strip Trump of Nuclear Authority

Do you think it’s dangerous for President Trump to have the power to use nuclear weapons? Read this.

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Fake News: The Intensification of Information Warfare

Posted by on August 9, 2017 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Fake News: The Intensification of Information Warfare

To disarm fake news, if the public is to have any hope at all, it can only come from a commitment to verifying and sourcing all of the information they receive. The psychological warriors can only have their way with a public who refuses to question their sources of information and demand proof for the claims that are being made by their supposedly neutral sources of news.

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