December 6, 2018Comments Off on American Wars – The Secrets of Vietnam and Afghanistan
The recent movie The Post (about the Washington Post newspaper and its involvement with the Pentagon Papers – see below) poses interesting reminders of the power of the US government to rain death on countries --->> read more -->>
Cost of War – $5.6 trillion for US wars 2001-2017 The Watson Institute at Brown University has just released an updated report: United States Budgetary Costs of Post 9/11 Wars Through FY2018: A Summary of the --->> read more -->>
November 30, 2017Comments Off on Trump Republican Policy Crimes (some only attempted at the moment)
Trump – Republican Positions and Crimes (some just attempted) against the poor, working and middle class Not to be obsessive, but the current Trump Republicans effort to cram their bill to pay back their corporate --->> read more -->>
November 5, 2017Comments Off on Russian “Interference” and the American Empire – the lost ironies
With all of the current outrage over Russia’s attempts to influence our last presidential election one can only be struck by the notion that Americans don’t know their own history, even that which occurred within --->> read more -->>
September 12, 2011Comments Off on Parallels and Prescience – on the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 and the “War on Terror”
Having successfully avoided much of the national moment for our politicians to blather on about the true meaning of 9/11, I was struck this morning by parallel between our “War on Terror” and our longest --->> read more -->>
June 12, 2011Comments Off on America’s Longest War – a socio-political-military disaster – indicted by Global Commission on Drug Policy
Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy Last week this commission released its report, “War on Drugs“. This once again brings into focus our longest war, Nixon’s War on Drugs. Here are the first --->> read more -->>
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