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Why They Went: The Inside Story Of The Standing Rock Veterans

What actually happened on the frozen banks of the Missouri River? Source: Why They Went: The Inside Story Of The Standing Rock Veterans A fascinating inside look at the Standing Rock veterans appearance. Like everything in real life it was … Continue reading

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Larry Colburn, Who Helped Stop My Lai Massacre, Dies at 67 – The New York Times

He intervened with two comrades to halt the massacre of unarmed Vietnamese civilians by United States soldiers in 1968. Source: Larry Colburn, Who Helped Stop My Lai Massacre, Dies at 67 – The New York Times Here is my story … Continue reading

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Veterans For Peace Statement in Support of the Pipeline Resistance at Standing Rock

Veterans For Peace stands in solidarity with the historic resistance at the Camp of the Sacred Stones in North Dakota. We join our Indigenous sisters and brothers in opposing the construction of an oil pipeline by the Dakota Access company … Continue reading

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White Wolf : CNN is at Oceti Sakowin Sacred Camp to cover Veterans’ arrival

Leaders of “Veterans Stand for Standing Rock” said they’re ready to go to North Dakota — even though it was 29 degrees Fahrenheit there Wednesday afternoon.”See you all on the ground in Standing Rock,” veteran Wesley Clark Jr. tweeted Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Hundreds Of Veterans “Self-Deploy” To Standing Rock To Defend Protesters

As the government increasingly turns to appalling violence in their efforts to subdue the unshakable will of the Standing Rock Sioux, the protesters fighting to protect their sacred lands have a new ally – our veterans.Hundreds of veterans are planning … Continue reading

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Las Vegas police help kick out veterans’ group from downtown parade – YouTube

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Paul Ortiz: The cost of war for veterans and civilians

Paul Ortiz reminds us of the Cost of War with his article in the Gainesville Sun on this Veteran’s Day 2016 As a military veteran who served his country in multiple combat zones in Central America in the mid-1980s, I … Continue reading

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VETERAN’S DAY — Once A Marine

WARNING: Graphic language and descriptions of War.  Not suitable for children. View with caution This is a screening of a film which follows a group of Marines on multiple deployments to Afghanistan and brings home the horrors of War and … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years After 9/11, Neverending War: Information Clearing House – ICH

“After 15 years, the only winners in the War on Terror have been the contractors.” Scott Camil An article from Information Clearing House remembering how our government and their allies reacted to 9/11 and the cost we are still paying today for … Continue reading

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Our George Orwell/Noam Chomsky paradox: Let’s decipher the doublethink media and government peddles about U.S. foreign policy – Salon.com

A thoughtful look at US foreign Policy not brong to us by MSM or .gov!: Doublethink allows the U.S. government and media to apply its attention and ire selectively while maintaining that the U.S. supports democracy and opposes human rights abuses … Continue reading

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