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While no one deserves to die in a war, of the estimated 30,000 Libyans to die in the struggle to overthrow Mummar Qaddafi, no one else can be said to have had it coming more than Mummar Qaddafi. ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 11:40 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Very few people now alive have had the experience of what I think of as “Real War.” Oh, we still use the word “war,” but it doesn’t seem to carry the same sense of dramatic finality that ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 10, 2012 at 06:44 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Where Will Ms. Elizabeth Warren Be On March 18th... ...Among the Mayfair (or on that day the Hibernian) swells or at the Saint Patrick's' Day Peace Parade in South Boston with- *Those that are ...
by markin
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 07:23 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Just received an email from APOPO, the home of HeroRATs, and now I'm a little choked up. Who would have thought the loss of a little rat on the other side of the world could start this old cynic ...
by BOHICA
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Feb 17, 2012 at 05:34 AM PST with 26 Recommends
This dairy is basically an informational update of The Sordid Truth ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 10:20 PM PST with 6 Recommends
The United States Marine Corps made the news twice this week. First there was the international scandal in which four Marines stationed in Afghanistan came under suspicion ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 317 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 01:33 PM PST with 12 Recommends
The beautiful video and story that follow represent yet another testament to the powerful work Veterans for Peace continues to do across America. For ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 108 comments on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 05:51 PM PST with 643 Recommends
Great story out of Lowell, Mass. Some asshat decided to throw a 20 pound boulder through the window of a restaurant in the city center. The place is named Babylon and has "Iraqi Dishes" clearly ...
by MsLibrarian
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 02:03 PM PST with 39 Recommends
Its true! If there's one thing HeroRATs love, its bananas. Full cheeks ...
by BOHICA
Comment Count 114 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 08:21 AM PST with 367 Recommends
Well at least my last gig at the Mississippi Pizza Pub. For the last ten years my band mates and I have played there every first Thursday. It was a ...
by BOHICA
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 07:18 AM PST with 28 Recommends
I just discovered that reknowned artist Makana was asked to perform an instrumental at the APEC summit, Amy Goodman reported on the story on November 14.... this is a GREAT song to make VIRAL for ...
by soaglow
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 01:31 PM PST with 5 Recommends
So I get up at 2:30 AM (I have weird sleep patterns), nuke a cup of coffee and sit down to check my email. There is a message from one of our Veterans For Peace (ch 72) members who has been down at ...
by BOHICA
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 04:26 AM PST with 31 Recommends
In Boston, Massachusetts and Oakland, California, Veterans For Peace members have been assaulted by police while peacefully demonstrating on behalf of Occupy Wall Street protest groups’ ...
by Jan Barry
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Oct 28, 2011 at 11:16 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
After 26 years of existence, Veterans For Peace is finally getting some notice, as is our offspring, Iraq Veterans Against the War. First in Boston and now in Oakland and elsewhere, the VFP flag is ...
by BOHICA
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Oct 28, 2011 at 07:07 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
My rubber bullets smashed in the face of a veteran and then ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 05:32 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
This was just posted on FaceBook, 26 Oct. 2011, Anyone in Oakland, below the fold: Scott Olsen is seen here on the right moments before he suffered his head injury and those who rushed to ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 104 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 02:51 PM PDT with 501 Recommends
Sadness is profound. Sadness because we have lost hope. Sadness because ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 292 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 12:42 PM PDT with 431 Recommends
Occupy Boston protesters arrested by Boston Police. Credit: Aaron Spagnolo. In one of the largest mass arrests in recent Boston history, the Boston Police Department cleared a park of ...
by DaNang65
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Oct 13, 2011 at 07:30 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I have heard many people say, and I agree with them, that the moment that elevated Wisconsin's spring 2011 protests from a labor dispute to a historic event was the decision by union firefighters to ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 08:51 PM PDT with 110 Recommends
Responding to questions about massive arrests of peaceful protesters overnight, Boston mayor Thomas Menino said this: “Civil disobedience doesn’t work for Boston; it doesn’t work ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 164 comments on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 09:42 AM PDT with 326 Recommends