I have been bitching for years about the fact that the US uses military force without proper authorization…..and recently a few brave reps in Congress have offered up their bills to change the way we use military force….these events I have written about recently…… 309 more words
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I have accused most of the people serving in the Congress as cowards…and I still believe that most have no nuts for the job.
But there are a few that show the cajones to take on the president and the M-IC…..I have written about others that are showing some gumption….. 493 more words
Allowing for various interpretations of Airwars’ data, and assuming that, like such efforts in the past, it is capturing between 5 percent and 20 percent of actual deaths, a serious estimate of the number of civilians killed by the U.S.-led bombing campaign since 2014 would by now have to be somewhere between 25,000 and 190,000. 255 more words
by Benjamin Collinger
In the traumatic and somber aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the U.S. Congress passed a critical piece of legislation to provide the president authority to defend the United States and its interests abroad. 11,342 more words