Tag Archives: military mania
“tax breaks if you own a race horse” (and how corrupt is the US government?)
“Since January, Trump has escalated…threats to survival. He has continued his project of dismantling the arms control regime that has provided some protection against nuclear disaster.”
Given that the Doomsday Clock has moved to 100 seconds to midnight…
He’s there daily, often hourly, whether I like it or not, and I don’t have a Department of Homeland Security to separate him from his children, throw them all in degrading versions of prison — without even basic toiletries or edible food or clean water…
World BEYOND War’s fourth annual global conference on the abolition of war will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th, in Limerick, Ireland, and include a rally on the 6th at Shannon Airport, where U.S. military forces routinely pass through in violation of Irish neutrality and of laws against war.
This was Spain: How many countries now where the U.S. bombs with endless war? The arms manufacturers’ dreams ($$$), the world’s nightmare.
“And you’ll ask: why doesn’t his poetry
speak of dreams and leaves
and the great volcanoes of his native land?
Come and see the blood in the streets. . .
It was a classic set-up, and it is patently obvious, in hindsight, that NATO’s Godfathers had no intention whatever of abiding by the solemn assurance that the alliance would “not expand one inch to the east.”
Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Invites Disaster (Video), Chris Hedges with Scott Ritter
One of the greatest insults you can level at an intelligence professional is to be part and parcel of selling a manufactured lie that you know is a lie, or are in a position to determine is a lie.”
US military domination worldwide. Is it necessary? Negative effects on countries with US bases.
Millions are shocked until they are no longer shocked because the commonplace nature of these and other human rights abuses desensitizes them to the brutal nature of these acts and the system that requires them.
When children waste away to literally nothing while fourteen million people face conflict driven famine, a hue and cry—yes, a caterwaul —most certainly should be raised, worldwide.
Expressed differently, the United States has not won a major conflict since 1945; has a trillion-dollar national security budget; has had 17 military commanders in the last 17 years in Afghanistan, a country plagued by 23,744 “security incidents” (the most ever recorded) in 2017 alone; has spent around $3 trillion, primarily on that war and the rest of the war on terror…
The history of greed in our time has yet to be written, but what a story it will someday make.
Donald Trump would have been inconceivable as president without those disastrous wars, those trillions squandered on them and on the military that’s fought them, and that certainly qualifies as “impact” enough.
Lee Camp speaks with Abby Martin, a cutting-edge investigative journalist and host of Empire Files who calls out the US war machine. Lee then discusses how the systems that rely on our ignorance are now trying to come up with ways to keep us dumb. ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ […]
Democracy Now! America’s #1 Weapons Salesman: Trump Promotes U.S. Arms Manufacturers & Weakens Export Rules
Reuters reveals that the new initiative will provide guidelines that could allow more countries to be granted faster deal approvals, and will call on Cabinet officials to help close deals between foreign governments and U.S. defense contractors. Democracy Now! Published on Apr 18, 2018 https://democracynow.org – A new exposé by Reuters reveals how the Trump […]