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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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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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New Members and the UF SDS Chapter plus Occupy join our Picket

Vets for Peace and CCAWT (Community Coalition Against War and Terrorism) Have been picketing together since 2003.  Today we were joined by new VFP members, Members of Occupy and of the UF Chapter of SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) … Continue reading

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Arupa’s moving obituary of Pat Fitzpatrick

Dear friends, As most of you know by now, our dear friend and brother Pat Fitzpatrick died last night at the VA Hospital.  He had been ill and in considerable pain for two years, but continued his work and his … Continue reading

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John Oliver Recruits Helen Mirren to Read Senate’s Torture Report | Rolling Stone

‘Last Week Tonight’ host speaks out against gruesome “enhanced interrogation” techniques “If enhanced interrogation were not torture, which it is, and even if torture did work, which it doesn’t, America should not be a country that tortures people,” the host … Continue reading

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Flipping the Script: Rethinking Working-Class Resistance by Henry Giroux

I have long thought that the Imperial violence the US has imposed on the rest of the world is coming home to roost.  Giroux describes it in powerful but horrifying prose. Outfitted with full riot gear, submachine guns, armored vehicles … Continue reading

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