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Solving "a Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma"

Most people have heard Winston Churchill’s description of Russia as “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” I also suspect that most took it as I did: Who can figure out that crazy nation? 786 more words

A Recap of the US Government's Ludicrous 9/11 Conspiracy Theory

A look back at James Corbett’s excellent summary of the US government’s official 9/11 conspiracy theory:

9/11: A Conspiracy Theory
by James Corbett

TRANSCRIPT: On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 men armed with boxcutters directed by a man… 868 more words

War And Peace

Pentagon Report Confirms US Hand in Creation of ISIS

Judicial Watch recently obtained Pentagon documents from 2012 which state that the US actively supported Islamic extremist groups to remove Syrian president Bashar al-Assad from power, while signaling that such actions could result in the emergence of an “Islamic State” in an increasingly destabilized region. 194 more words

War And Peace

A Pacifist Reflects on the Meaning of Memorial Day

American holidays like Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, and the Fourth of July pose something of a dilemma for me. Like Bruce Springsteen, I was “born in the USA.” I am grateful for the many positive and admirable qualities this country contributes to the family of nations and for the benefits I have enjoyed as one of its citizens. 676 more words


Selling a Daughter to Pay for a Leg

by Heather Marie Stur

A couple of articles I read recently got me thinking about the long reach of war and how we define casualties. The first is a… 714 more words

War And Society

Greg Laxer: Letter to the American Dead of the Vietnam War

Veterans For Peace, an organization of which I’ve been a member since 2013, has called for veterans (as well as civilians) affected by the Vietnam War to write a letter to the American war dead for this Memorial Day. 661 more words

Opinion Leaders

Lord Byron (George Gordon): Darkness

I had a dream, which was not all a dream.
The bright sun was extinguish’d, and the stars
Did wander darkling in the eternal space, 653 more words

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