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Below is the press release from KnowDrones.com, a national group, and the Vets for Peace and the Democrat Party Vets in Sacramento about the airing of TV commercials covering U.S. drone attacks: ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 05:53 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
At first glance, one can be forgiven for thinking that a floral arrangement for a gay wedding doesn’t carry much significance for the essential national security of the United States of America. ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 12:49 PM PST with 9 Recommends
"That the impious presumption of legislators and rulers, civil as well as ecclesiastical, who, being themselves but fallible and uninspired men have assumed dominion over the faith of others, ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 566 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 01:30 PM PST with 521 Recommends
Click image for full Daily Kos book review The U.S. Senate has courageously just stood up to the Christian-supremacist bullies in the House of Representatives. Oh yes, ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 107 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2014 at 12:50 PM PST with 469 Recommends
I’ve never thought of myself as much of a performer, but this week I responded to an invitation to take part in a circus. While the clowns did their routine in formal business attire and the "big ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 01:35 PM PST with 15 Recommends
So it's come to this. In the wake of last week's Parliament shooting in Ottawa and the hatchet attack on police officers in New York, some in the GOP and its amen corner are calling for draconian ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 04:35 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
The pentagon is in the process of deploying up to 4000 service members to provide support and assistance in fighting the ebola epidemic in West Africa. Now at the request of the CDC they are making ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 04:24 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Yes, this a short diary, but with John McCain as its subject one doesn't need to say very much, does one. My alternative title was "This is great news for John McCain " because of course it is: ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 09:36 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Turkey voted to fight against ISIS/ISIL, but that doesn't mean they have any interest in saving the Kurdish town of Kobani , just over their border from Syria. ISIS forces have the town surrounded, ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Oct 04, 2014 at 08:24 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I am a pacifist by spiritual conviction, a believer in non-violence who rejects the concept of a just war. But today, I am calling on my country and others willing and able to mount an all out war. ...
by foxfroggy
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 07:54 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
A History Lesson for MSNBC TV Hosts On Monday Sept. 22, 2014, the US government announced that US forces (and select Arab partners) had started the bombing campaign against ...
by jmcmeans
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 06:50 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In his September 10th speech about middle-eastern terrorists, ISIL, President Obama gave the classic rationale for US involvement: “America is better positioned today to seize the future than any ...
by bobburnett
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 06:27 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
President Obama announces $500 million humanitarian assistance to combat Liberia's Ebola epidemic. Photocredit: NBC News Jim Kuhnhenn, of the Associated Press ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 01:24 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
We were recently in southern Africa camping for a couple of months and while we were there we saw posters at the Malawi/Zambia border warning of a new outbreak of Ebola on the continent. Now in ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 03:11 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
The problem with having such a grossly oversized military is that it comes with a grossly oversized pressure to use it. I had high hopes that President Obama could resist, but obviously that’s not ...
by Marty Essen
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 09:49 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
"Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow As founder and president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation ( MRFF ), a civil rights organization ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 109 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 02:25 PM PDT with 242 Recommends
While Republicans are mobilizing to push back against President Obama’s carbon initiatives, those in military sector are sounding the alarm about climate change—and the slew of issues that it ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jul 29, 2014 at 11:15 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2014 at 11:55 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Flag lowered and Philippine flag raised during turnover of NS Subic Bay, in 1992. A photo op without real substance. Now all of the country’s military installations will be used at the discretion ...
by andrevltchek
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 03:37 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Left - Michael L. "Mikey" Weinstein, Founder and President, Military Religious Freedom Foundation; Right - General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force General Mark A. Welsh ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 10:22 AM PDT with 41 Recommends