Despite his myriad of atrocities, Kissinger received the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize and remains venerated among both Democrats and Republicans.
Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.
The one constant of American political life is that the U.S. loves war. Martin Luther King’s 1967 denunciation of the U.S. as “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today” is more accurate than ever.
“This 21st Century U.S. government’s achievements are virtually non-existent while its failures are monumental. That’s why I believe that historians of the future will conclude that it is the worst in American history.”
Looks like Trump won’t be counting on any votes from veterans or their family members.
The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.
The U.S. government has angered many countries because of their long history of highly aggressive military actions, but there seems to be no plan of stopping. It would be smart to listen to the other countries and simmer down in the military department before it is too late.
“War is so deeply embedded in the psyche of this government that extracting it would take a minor miracle.”
What if you write a critically important story and nobody will print it?
“Just as democracy and peace are mutually reinforcing, perpetual war and perpetual corruption are mutually reinforcing. The concentrated power involved in conducting war corrupts; corruption undermines democracy, the surest way to peace.”