Tuesday, April 16, 2024

On Syria And Skittles, Demagogues And The Damned

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

6 Problems Worse Than Terrorism in America

Guns, suicide, war. These are just some of the things that kill and affect more people than terrorism in the United States.

Apologizing to My Daughter for the Last 15 Years of War

“I know I’m not the first parent to grow reflective watching his last child walk out the door, but I have a sense of what’s ahead of her: an American world filled with misplaced fears.”

U.S. Promises $3 Million to Family of Innocent Killed by CIA Drones

Since the inception of the drone program, the CIA has killed at least eight U.S. citizens, including a hostage and an innocent 16-year-old boy, without due process.

In a Massive Intelligence Error, the U.S. Kills 80 Syrian Troops, Helping Islamic State...

The problem with a mistake of this Himalayan proportions is that it will be extremely difficult in the aftermath to convince Syria that the US did not intentionally aid Daesh.

Terrorism: The Product of American Military Policy

The War on Terror is not a war unto itself; it is just one facet of the larger agenda of perpetual war that this government, filled with bloodthirsty war hawks, has conducted for far too long.

Ed Norton Occupies the World

“Empires fold up when either they get overrun or their citizens have had enough.”

Create New Transition Programs for Veterans Returning Home

Help us tell the Department of Veteran Affairs that we care about our Veterans and that this suicide rate is unacceptable.

Syria Truce Holds, Offering Hopes for Delivery of Humanitarian Aid

There was little sign of political compromise, however, which is a bad sign for the future.
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Nearly 500 More U.S. Troops Sent to Iraq for Mosul Attack in Advance of...

“It seems a little unlikely that PM al-Abadi cares about U.S. electoral problems. He has his own reasons for wanting to roll up al-Qaeda in Iraq quickly. But his timetable could play into Hillary Clinton’s hands.”