Act of Valor and Machismo and Amnesia About Our Imperialist Misadventures

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Abby Zimet

With the drumbeat for war with Iran growing louder, today's opening of "Act of Valor," a chest-thumping, terrorist-hunting feature-length propaganda video for American military action featuring Real Life SEALs, marks an alarming new step in what has become a burgeoning Military-Entertainment Complex. See the good guys get the bad guys! Check out your local recruitment office to do the same! Haven't we seen this movie before?

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