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We're loosening the rules for killing. This won't end well.

Daniel Mahanty writes in USA Today:

Wherever the standard of freedom and independence has been or shall be unfurled, there will her heart, her benedictions and her prayers be.

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Government

The Ozone Two-Step

Regulatory certainty is a benefit for industry, allowing orderly design, planning, and budgeting for capital expenditures. Many environmental regulations have been in place for many years and provide a certain level of continuity. 567 more words

EPA

"Never Trump" Gang Calls for ‘Shadow Government’ to Undermine Trump

 

by TONY LEE

27 Aug 2017

Peter Wehner, the “Never Trumper” and former George W. Bush adviser, is so distraught that President Donald Trump’s supporters are sticking by Trump that he is calling for Republican officials to form a “shadow government” to undermine Trump and his agenda. 1,601 more words

Did defense secretary nominee James Mattis commit war crimes in Iraq?

Apparently so. Aaron Glantz writes in Reveal News:

Retired Gen. James Mattis earned the nickname “Mad Dog” for leading U.S. Marines into battle in Fallujah, Iraq, in April 2004.

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Government

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted as Panama’s dictator by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83. 1,246 more words

Politics

William Hartung | The American Way of War Is a Budget-Breaker: Never Has a Society Spent More for Less

Tomgram: William Hartung, Ignoring the Costs of War

We’re talking chocolate cake all the way to the bank when it comes to the Pentagon and the major weapons contractors it regularly offers its tastiest desserts. 2,679 more words

Militarism

#018--Before March 2003, what had Saddam Hussein done that he hadn't already been doing for 13 years?

Credit to msnbc.com for the featured image.

Okay, this question’s been one of the constant ones in my noggin, and I’ve never gotten a succinct answer for it. 729 more words

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