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Rand Paul: Dick Cheney used 9/11 as excuse to invade Iraq for the benefit of Halliburton – Democratic Underground

Rand Paul speaking to student Republican at western Kentucky University in 2009 Video here It’s Dick Cheney in 1995 being interviewed on why they didn’t go into Baghdad the first time under the first George Bush. And his arguments are … Continue reading

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Massive poster of child’s face in Pakistan field to shame drone operators | The Raw Story

Artists install massive poster of child’s face in Pakistan field to shame drone operators via Artists install massive poster of child’s face in Pakistan field to shame drone operators | The Raw Story.

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The Cost of Cutting America’s Defense Budget – YouTube

Thought provoking video on the military industrial complex and how we should beat our swords into plow shares. Or our tanks int rail cars or buses or rescue vehicles or other peaceful production. via The Cost of Cutting America’s Defense … Continue reading

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Is Diane Feinstein a Whistle blower or a Spy?

John Stewart commentary on the Transparency in governance in Congress points out that like everything else only the elites actually are entitled to these protections. The Covert Report – The Daily Show – Video Clip | Comedy Central.

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Senate Passes Military Sexual Assault Bill Scrapping ‘Good Soldier Defense’

Senate Passes Military Sexual Assault Bill Scrapping ‘Good Soldier Defense’. Sounds like a victory if the house passes it in the spring! Vote was 97 – 0

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Way too true!

LMAO!!!!!! – Democratic Underground.

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How Willful Blindness Keeps Everyone Living a Lie

How Willful Blindness Keeps Everyone Living a Lie – Democratic Underground. A fascinating lesson in how to handle the great American divide.

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One can honor military personnel without honoring war

This is an interesting post and discussion of the Military honors Obama has bestowed on a service member. These seem to be mostly civilians in the discussion and I have had one comment made by a civilian member of the … Continue reading

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Remembering Pete

We all remember his music but we should also remember the courage he showed throughout his life and he did it with grace, in a spirit of fun and of course with a song. Here is an example from Mediaite: … Continue reading

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NSA Eavesdropping Influenced Congresswoman?

For those who say that eavesdropping by the NSA only affects those with something to hide think again.  Government policy may have been negatively influenced as Harmon was a key advocate of the program that spied on her because of … Continue reading

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