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Preparing for the Next Memorial Day
Memorial Day weekend was replete with parades, American flags, and tributes to our war dead, but little reflection on war, particularly the tragic fact that the United States has fallen into the death trap that President Eisenhower warned us about: the military-industrial complex. Instead of...
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Intel Vets Urge Fast Report on Clinton’s Emails
A group of U.S. intelligence veterans is calling on President Obama to expedite the FBI review of former Secretary of State Clinton’s alleged email security violations so the public can assess this issue in a timely fashion.
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Amidst Civil War Ghosts, Sanders says: 'I Worry about Future of Democracy in America'
Standing where Lincoln delivered Gettysburg Address, Democratic presidential candidate expresses concern for nation's future
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Drone Whistleblowers Step Out of the Shadows
In Washington’s drone wars, collateral damage comes home
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The Wars in Our Schools
An Ex-Army Ranger Finds a New Mission
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Will Candidates Turn “Shock and Awe” into Truth and Reconciliation?
This weekend marks thirteen years since the “Shock and Awe” invasion of Iraq, and while the Presidential contenders have gone back-and-forth about the war, not one of them is leading the way forward. If they want to show they’re qualified for the Oval Office, promoting an American Truth &...
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Yellow Ribbons and Endless War
“By God,” Bush said in triumph, “we’ve kicked the Vietnam syndrome once and for all.” This was Bush 41, a quarter of a century ago, celebrating the terrific poll numbers his kwik-win war on Iraq was generating. Remember yellow ribbons? I think he had a point. “Vietnam syndrome” — the public...
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Don’t Thank Me Anymore... Just Care for Veterans Who Return and Work To End All War
This past Saturday morning in Saint Louis, MO I was walking home when I saw a people gathering and portions of the street being blocked. I live downtown, so it could have been another run, walk or festival. I asked someone who looked like a participant and he told me it was for the Veterans Day...
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Who Did George W. Bush Charge $100k to Hear Him Speak? Wounded Veterans of His Immoral Wars
Revelation condemned by some veterans as a "slap in the face"
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Harper Blasted for 'Offensive,' 'Grotesque' Mother Canada Statue Plans
Public monument meant to emulate World War II memorial in France received as 'hubristic, ugly and just plain wrong'
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