Category Archives: Syria

What We Should Really Remember On Memorial Day

by  Braden Avant  On Memorial Day, we hear countless repetitions of something like “Let’s remember what this day is about.  God bless the troops.  Thank you for giving us our freedoms.” As many people repeat these knee-jerk reactions on government … Continue reading

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Meet Your New Warmongery Overlords

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

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VIdeo: Joe Elder Talks Blowback and ISIS in Syria, Iraq (3:14)

Joe Elder, co-host of PaleoRadio, discusses empathy, blowback, ISIS, and why arming the rebels is not the best solution in Syria. “The enemy of our enemy is not our friend in this case.”

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War Is the Disease of the Country

“War is the health of the state,” wrote Randolph Bourne, a maxim with which all anti-warriors are quite familiar. Conversely, war is the disease of the country. Yesterday, President Obama gave a speech at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management … Continue reading

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There is No Hope

By Ryan Calhoun, reprinted with permission via Center for a Stateless Society The war in Syria is here. It got held up in social media traffic. We thought the angry hashtags had permanently ceased death from above for the Syrian people. … Continue reading

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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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Prosecutable ‘International Community’ Funds Terror in Ukraine, Syria & Venezuela

by jay janson The so called ‘International Community’ (formerly ‘The Free World’ and for a hundred years before ‘The Colonial Powers’), has been funding terror to destroy democracies in the Ukraine, Syria, and Venezuela. There is nothing new about this. … Continue reading

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