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Cottonmouth Cotton: The Arkansas Senator Who Loves Perpetual War

WASHINGTON — America needs to spend more on its military to deter attacks, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton  said Thursday.

The Arkansas Republican spoke Thursday on a panel titled “Why Should America Go to War?” at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference held just outside Washington. 613 more words


The religion of peace

I’ve just about had it with being told that Islam is a religion of peace. This rhetoric has been going on for far too long now and has been used too many times as a means to keep us from asking why it happens to be a strange coincidence that those who… 449 more words


"Why Do They Hate Us?" Gore Vidal Interview on Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace (2002)

(I’m re-posting this video for educational purposes, in accordance with ‘fair use’ provisions in the copyright act; this blog is not monetized).

Modern History

Despite Wanton Corruption and Political Theater, Environmentalism's Star Is Rising

A reader sent me this regarding my apology for having referred to habitual viewers of Fox News as “idiots”:  Congratulations on your apology.  It was well written and sincere.  632 more words

Renewables - Politics

Libya Redux -- Feb. 17, 2015

Hello peace and justice activists:

The pattern of perpetual warfare that has become established in American politics has several different causes.  One factor that keeps it going is the the pro-war faction’s stubborn conviction that military interventions are often successful.  1,591 more words

Military Interventions

William J. Astore: War Is the New Normal

 Seven Deadly Reasons Why America’s Wars Persist

It was launched immediately after the 9/11 attacks, when I was still in the military, and almost immediately became known as the Global War on Terror, or GWOT. 1,908 more words

Opinion Leaders

Why the American Military Is Doomed

W.J. Astore

Is the U.S. military doomed?  I’d say yes.  But it’s not because our troops are uncommitted, our weapons are bad, and our tactics are flawed.   630 more words

US Politics

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