Friday, April 3, 2020

What Americans don’t know about military families

Military families only have one another, however imperfect we may be.

America’s commandos deployed to 141 countries

And “criminal misconduct” followed.

12 ways the US invasion of Iraq lives on in infamy

“Today, it is we Americans who live in infamy.”

Would a draft matter?

Maybe the real conclusion should be that, as long as war is this country’s default option and peace the aberration, reinstating the draft would amount to little more than a change of wardrobe.

Ending the myth that Trump is ending the wars

Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.

The paradox of America’s endless wars

A staggering (and still rising) Pentagon budget only ensures that there will be more war—with more wounded veterans.

We need to treat nuclear war like the emergency it is

Alarmingly, the Trump administration is shredding arms control agreements and deploying “more usable” nuclear weapons.

Where have you gone, Smedley Butler?

A nation turns its lonely eyes to (someone like) you...

Never Give a Sucker…

The real patriots are we folks who do NOT wish to send our young soldiers to all those places overseas to either kill or be killed for strictly the purposes of this Military Industrial Empire!

The perpetual war scam

This Military Industrial Empire cannot allow too much attention on a fairer economy for working stiffs, or better health and dental coverage, or better roads, bridges, schools, libraries, first providers and teachers.