Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tag: U.S. Military

The U.S. Military Suffers from Affluenza

An institutional report card with so many deficits and failures, a record of deportment that has led to death and mayhem, should not be ignored. The military must be called to account.

Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda

Maybe if we stopped claiming that we were the greatest, most exceptional, most indispensable nation ever and that the U.S. military was the finest fighting force in the history of the world, both we and the world might be better off and modestly more peaceful.

Where American Socialism and Capitalism Blend Together Perfectly

Socialism is a word a lot of citizens fear, but Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Food Stamps, military and other social programs administered by the U.S. government are all socialistic aid the U.S. uses.

US Soldiers Punished for Reporting Sexual Abuse by Afghan Allies

While the U.S. military is trying to punish soldiers for reporting rape and physical abuse in Afghanistan, it continues to turn a blind eye to the rampant cruelty. Why do we allow these atrocities to continue?

How Many Thousands of US Troops Would GOP Hopefuls Send to...

Many GOP presidential hopefuls "wouldn’t rule out U.S. boots on the ground" in Iraq, or Syria for that matter. So if a Republican takes office come 2016 we can almost be guaranteed a return of combat troops to the Middle East.

Poll Shows Only 1 in 4 Americans Wants More US Involvement...

Americans no longer want any more involvement overseas. How out of touch can the presidential candidates be on foreign policy public opinion?

Obama Says US Won’t Send Any More Troops to Fight Islamic...

President Obama has been stressing that he is playing a long game on the fight against Daesh. And now he's pledged to increased the country's attempts to combat Daesh’s online propaganda.

VIDEO: Bombing the Arctic: US Navy War Games in Gulf of...

Despite local demonstrations against destructive war exercises, the U.S. Navy is set to start the naval training in the Gulf of Alaska—one of the most pristine places left on Earth. Is the Pentagon making war on Alaska?

Thou Shalt Not Kill

The U.S. military machine has committed egregious war crimes and serves not to democracy or freedom, but corporate profit. We should think before we bow to glorious violence and war.

How America Invites Terrorism

Maybe it's time we inform our soldiers of their likely roles in the killing machine, because war does not bring freedom. Instead, it invites young men and women to start on their own personal worlds of terror.

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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo

“The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense,” former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was accused of sexual harassment.

Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.