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Silencing America as it prepares for war

By John Pilger

27 May 2016

Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when he was shot and I saw his assassin, preparing to kill him. 1,665 more words

Human War Toll

After he leaves White House, Obama will stay in D.C. just 1,000 ft. from Islamic Center & mosque

Most presidents returned to their home town or state after their term of office had ended. But Obama intends to remain in Washington, D.C. — which means he intends to remain fully engaged in politics, God help us. 320 more words


The Longest War Gets Longer

A few days ago, the United States killed the leader of a militant group it does not consider to be a terrorist organization, with which it is attempting to engage in peace talks, as part of the longest war it has ever been engaged in. 787 more words

Alabama AG to schools: Ignore Obama on school bathrooms

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange is urging state schools to ignore the Obama administration’s directive on transgender students and school bathrooms. 112 more words



Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. 530 more words


Empty Rhetoric from Obama in Hiroshima

By John Loretz | International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War | May 27, 2016

President Obama made an historic visit to Hiroshima today—the first sitting US president to do so since the US atomic bombing of that city on August 6, 1945, followed three days later by the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.

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Check out Obama's Home After White House

The eight-bedroom, nine-and-a-half-bathroom residence is owned by Glover Park Group co-founder Joe Lockhart and his wife, Giovanna Gray Lockhart, the Washington editor of Glamour.

The Obamas’ decision was first reported by Independent Journal, a day after it was reported they had settled on Kalorama as their new neighborhood.

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