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The Forever War Is So Normalized That Opposing It Is “Isolationism”

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com After getting curb stomped on the debate stage by Tulsi Gabbard, the campaign for Tim “Who the fuck is Tim Ryan?” Ryan posted a statement decrying the Hawaii congresswoman’s desire to end a pointless 18-year military occupation as “isolationism”. … Continue reading

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Understanding NATO, Ending War

By Robert J. Burrowes On 4 April 2019, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, better known as NATO, marked the 70th anniversary of its existence with a conference attended by the foreign ministers of member nations in Washington DC. This will … Continue reading

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Bullet Points: How Forever War Will End

By Kurt Nimmo Source: Another Day in the Empire Forget a popular movement to end the wars. As George W. Bush said during his murder spree in Afghanistan and Iraq, the antiwar movement at that time (far larger than what … Continue reading

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Decriminalizing the Drug War?

Calculating the Damage from a Century of Drug Prohibition By Alfred W. McCoy Source: TomDispatch.com We live in a time of change, when people are questioning old assumptions and seeking new directions. In the ongoing debate over health care, social … Continue reading

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America is exceptional — in all the wrong ways

By Maj. Danny Sjursen Source: Axis of Logic I was born and raised in an America far more Orwellian than many now remember. Matters have gone so far off the rails since 9/11 that few seem to recall the madness … Continue reading

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Tomgram: Danny Sjursen, Ringing in a New Year of War

By Tom Engelhardt Source: TomDispatch.com On December 9th, the Washington Post covered Donald Trump’s offhand, if long expected, announcement of the ousting of retired Marine General John Kelly from an embattled White House. Its report focused on the chief of … Continue reading

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Endless War Has Been Normalized And Everyone Is Crazy

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com Since I last wrote about the bipartisan shrieking, hysterical reaction to Trump’s planned military withdrawal from Syria the other day, it hasn’t gotten better, it’s gotten worse. I’m having a hard time even picking out individual bits … Continue reading

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The Pentagon’s Massive Accounting Fraud Exposed

How US military spending keeps rising even as the Pentagon flunks its audit. By Dave Lindorff Source: Information Clearing House On November 15, Ernst & Young and other private firms that were hired to audit the Pentagon announced that they … Continue reading

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