Category Archives: military spending

Generation of Vipers: The Original Sin and Continuous Crimes of America’s Involvement in Afghanistan

By Chris Floyd Source: Empire Burlesque O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? – Matthew 12:34 I.People need to understand something about Afghanistan, and the debacle we’re witnessing there. America’s involvement in Afghanistan didn’t begin in 2001, after … Continue reading

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Who’s to Blame for Losing Afghanistan?

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well Who should we blame for losing Afghanistan? Why blame anyone? Did anyone expect the U.S. war in Afghanistan to end cleanly? If so, you bought the lies all along and the cold … Continue reading

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The Washington Post’s Case Against Democracy

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy The Washington Post has been a leading promoter of the Rules Based Order, which some have confused with a pro-democracy initiative. The Post has, however, assembled a powerful case against democracy, that we all need to take … Continue reading

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Bring All the Troops Home: Stop Policing the Globe and Put an End to Endless Wars

By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Let us resolve that never again will we send the precious young blood of this country to die trying to prop up a corrupt military dictatorship abroad. This is … Continue reading

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Biden Could Have Spared Afghanistan and US 6 Months of Pointless War by Just Ending It

By Dave Lindorff Source: This Can’t Be Happening! There are two things I suppose everyone would agree are true about the remarkable events of the past several weeks in Afghanistan. One is that we are witnessing the latest  major loss … Continue reading

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The State of Our Nation: Still Divided, Enslaved & Locked Down

By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved—I do not … Continue reading

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One Nation Under Greed: The Profit Incentives Driving the American Police State

By By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that … Continue reading

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The Future is Hawaii

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well I have seen the future. It looks a lot like Hawaii. What I saw there (absent the beautiful beaches, confused tourists, and incredible nature) was a glimpse of the future for much … Continue reading

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