Category Archives: Military Industrial Complex Revisited

Smedley Butler and the racket that is war

Guest Column by Sheldon Richman originally published at the Future of Freedom Foundation From 1898 to 1931, Smedley Darlington Butler was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. By the time he retired he had achieved what was then the … Continue reading

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Western Intellectuals Will Never Call for Prosecution of Their Own

by jay janson Knowledgeable and internationally aware people within Majority Mankind (the six billion Earthlings who live in the plundered Third World), have long had enough of the high-flown but meaningless erudite reporting of apathetic First World intellectuals dispassionately chronicling … Continue reading

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Putin, Obama Agree: Everyone Into the Briar Patch!

Since reading 1984 as an adolescent, I’ve remained perpetually amazed at George Orwell’s prescience. The Edward Snowden/Glenn Greenwald surveillance state strip-tease has recently focused attention on one aspect of that predictive acumen, but “we have always been at war with Eastasia” is … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents’ Day: Part of the US Empire Atrocities Tour

by jay janson Eminent historian Prof. Noam Chomsky of M.I.T., various times voted world’s most famous intellectual in international polls, has said over and over again, without provoking much negative outcry, “If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would … Continue reading

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Where do You Stand on U.S. Surveillance, Secrecy, and Assassinations?

by Joe Scarry Since a jury just got done saying NO! to the efforts of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s attempts to use the Illinois terror statute to foment fear and repress dissent . . . and since today has been designated “The … Continue reading

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Living Under Drones

by Joe Scarry So here’s an interesting question: the Federal Aviation Administration recently designated Griffiss International Airport near Rome, NY, as the hub of one of the first six designated drone testing locations in the country, in New York State. Griffiss is … Continue reading

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On War-Promoting Media and Martin Luther King’s Condemnation of US Wars

by jay janson Listed below for the readers interest are OpEdNews published articles since 2007 written by jay janson.  They, in part, are also found on Counter Currents of Kerala, India; Minority Perspective, UK; Information Clearing House; Dissident Voice; Come Home America; … Continue reading

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