Sunday, July 5, 2020

Tag: U.S. Military

New bill introduced to hold US military accountable to civilian casualties

“Maximizing transparency will prevent further loss of life.”

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.

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.

Will Trump ride Pentagon spending to re-election?

Ten months from now we’ll know whether Trump’s attempt to ride the Pentagon to re-election was a wise gamble or ultimate foolishness.

How the military-industrial complex gets away with murder in contract after...

As the latest Pentagon budget shows, no matter the revelations, there will be no reckoning when it comes to this country’s endless wars or its military establishment.

Combat veterans tell us what we need to know about war

"Enough of the horror!"

Iran’s Parliament declared U.S. military and Pentagon terrorists

Iran passes a bill designating all U.S. forces as terror groups after the assassination of Soleimani.

Meet the CEOs raking it in from Trump’s aggression toward Iran

As long as we allow the top executives of our privatized war economy to reap unlimited rewards, the profit motive for war in Iran—or anywhere—will persist.

The Pentagon budget still rising, 40 years later

The rationale for spending more than $700 billion a year on the Pentagon—and well over $1.2 trillion for national security writ large—simply does not exist.

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Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

Why America is the greatest country

I just know that everything is okay because I live in the greatest country. And America is the greatest country because everything is okay.

‘This is horrendous’: US military confirms bayonets were issued to troops responding to George...

"It is difficult for us to imagine a circumstance which could necessitate or justify the deployment of bayonets against American civilians."

Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.
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‘What to the slave is the 4th of July?’: James Earl Jones reads Frederick...

On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.”