Category Archives: wasted taxpayer dollars

U.S. WARS AND HOSTILE ACTIONS: A LIST

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy There is a reason that most countries polled in December 2013 by Gallup called the United States the greatest threat to peace in the world, and why Pew found that viewpoint increased in 2017. But it is … Continue reading

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And empires die

Source: Intrepid Report Nothing ever seems to last, everybody changes oh so fast, promises made promises lost and pride is kept at any cost, And flowers die, and children cry, and lonely people carry on. —Palermo & Farruggio 1970 That … Continue reading

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The Superpower That Fought Itself — And Lost

By William Astore and TomDispatch Source: TomDispatch.com After 19 al-Qaeda militants armed only with box-cutters and knives hijacked four American commercial airliners, the U.S. military moved with remarkable efficiency to rectify the problem. In the years since, in its global … Continue reading

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Assumption of US Dominance Has ended; Imperial Decline is Looming

By Danielle Ryan Source: Covert Geopolitics Iran, China, and Russia are challenging the US in the seas and skies. It’s a symptom of America’s declining global influence. In his new book about the decline of US global power, historian Alfred … Continue reading

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The futility and corruption of the drug war

By Jacob Hornberger Source: Intrepid Report I just finished watching the much-acclaimed series “Narcos” on Netflix. What a fantastic program. And what an excellent depiction of the futility and corruption of the war on drugs. The series is a true-life … Continue reading

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The Unifying Force of War Abolition

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Remarks at United National Antiwar Coalition in Richmond, Virginia, on June 18, 2017. It’s not unusual for an activist, focused on one of the millions of worthy causes out there, to try to … Continue reading

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Who Controls The Government?

By Scott Lazarowitz Source: Activist Post It is quite ironic that the previous Drone-Bomber-in-Chief, Barack H. Obama, has been given the “profile in courage” award, which is being presented to him this week by the JFK Library Foundation. But how … Continue reading

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Forbidden Questions? 24 Key Issues That Neither the Washington Elite Nor the Media Consider Worth Their Bother

By Andrew J. Bacevich Source: TomDispatch.com Donald Trump’s election has elicited impassioned affirmations of a renewed commitment to unvarnished truth-telling from the prestige media.  The common theme:  you know you can’t trust him, but trust us to keep dogging him … Continue reading

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