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"Anybody's Son (or daughter) will do": as we reflect on WAR & our loved ones again, a doco from 1983

If you think that those who foment wars care about your kids you birthed and raised, think again. As we approach another Anzac Day and we do indeed remember our loved ones (my Papa & all of his four brothers who went faithfully to WW2 ‘for their country’ and fortunately for us returned, unlike many families, torn apart forever) …. 363 more words


'Peace Through Strength' Is a Racket - Antiwar.com Original


I will acknowledge that the PTSD has surface appeal. Why not show the world the United States is so awesomely powerful that no one in his right mind would even think to get on its wrong side? 310 more words

War Is A Racket - Major General Smedley Butler (1935)


War Is A Racket

WAR is a racket. It always has been.

It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. 6,472 more words

Shadow World, a documentary about global arms dealing, airs tonight

Shadow World, a documentary based on the book, The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, by Andrew Feinstein, will air tonight, November 20, 2017, on… 115 more words

North Korea, Iran, Cuba-Why are They Still A Problem After More Than 50 Years Of US 'Diplomacy'?

Sixty some years of chances to make peace with North Korea. Fifty some years to make peace with Cuba. Iran? Even before the CIA overthrew their government in ’53 the US had been messing with them. 318 more words

"Truth and Lives vs. Career and Fame"

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The following was written by a CIA insider:

Truth and Lives vs. Career and Fame

As President Trump considers sending more troops to Afghanistan, it’s worth recalling the modern U.S. 2,076 more words

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War Is A Racket By Major General Smedley Butler

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Originally published January 16, 2011

numoleen on March 11, 2009

War is a Racket by Smedley Butler is a famous speech denouncing the military industrial complex.

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