Category Archives: National Security State
by Joe Scarry Tonight’s GOP debate is entitled “Your money, your vote.” It should be called “Your money, their DoD” (as in “Department of Defense”). (Of course, you won’t hear a peep from any of the contenders about military spending.) … Continue reading
Tommy Raskin interviews Ralph Nader about American militarism and antiwar politics. The Center for Study of Responsive Law created this video in affiliation with the Amherst Political Union.
by jay janson Muslim gunman shot and killed by police after he kills four Marines at Tennessee military centers, Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM),7/17/2015). New York Times reports killer was a 24 year old Kuwait born American citizen. Another killing of … Continue reading
To pick up on Robert Kaercher post, a friend just recently sent me this piece by Trevor Trimm. I cannot figure out why a website like the DrudgeReport (which will link to anyone with a hot enough story – even infowars.com) will … Continue reading
A brief overview of the U.S. Senate’s incoming freshman class’ foreign policy views is not pretty. Even those newly elected senators who seem to indicate some skepticism of foreign military intervention and a willingness to cut military spending couch their … Continue reading
By Eoghan Hartigan, reprinted with permission from Paddies and Politics ‘There never was a good war or a bad peace.’ – Benjamin Franklin ‘It should be our endeavour to cultivate the peace and friendship of every nation, even of that … Continue reading
by Jim Bovard Washington Post cartoonist Tom Toles deserves another Pulitzer Prize for this superb cartoon. Some people are singing hallelujahs over the Supreme Court’s recent decision that police cannot automatically search people’s cell phones. However, the Supreme Court has done … Continue reading