Tuesday, June 18, 2019

President Obama Can Help Save Saudi Youth Facing Beheading

If the Saudi government beheads these young men, it will further ignite sectarian hatred.

The American military uncontained

Out everywhere and winning nowhere.

Deterrents to Terror that Very Rich People Can’t Comprehend

Polls show that Americans are more afraid of a terrorist attack than at any other time since 9/11, even though the rate of violent crime has been consistently dropping since 1993.

Don’t Be Fooled — Lindsey Graham and the GOP Establishment Are Just as Crazy...

That Graham looks at Trump and sees someone speaking in a completely different diction from himself, or hears the crazy in Trump’s pronouncements but not in his known, just underlines how hard it is for us to estimate our own failings.

Whistleblowers, moral injury, and endless war

Was Chelsea Manning motivated by moral injury?

Caught in The Draft ( 1973)

How many kids out there would feel lost when the stupid phony war came home to them too?

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.

After warning of ‘large and painful military operation,’ Israel begins massive bombing of Gaza

"Israeli snipers shoot and kill scores of unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza, including kids, then calls it self-defense. When a Palestinian sniper fires at one Israeli soldier, Israel bombs Gaza with F-16s and preps for all out war."

The War on Terror has targeted Muslims almost exclusively

The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.

War: Where 69¢ of Each of Your Tax Dollars Goes

A high majority of U.S. tax dollars are not going to schools, universities, parks, roads, science, environment, or health, but to war. In order to shy away from this type of militaristic government, we need a peace president and congress.