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by TomDispatch
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 07:19 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Today, in the papers, it was announced that the US has sent 300 military "advisers" to Ukraine to train their army. That measure seems for all the world like it is a safe choice for President Obama --
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 148 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 12:33 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
It's Sunday morning and I'm up with my 2 year old who woke up this morning chanting "I Love Balloons, I Love Balloons!" We were at a baby shower yesterday where she got a balloon as a gift, and our ...
by subir
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 10:33 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
In February 2008, with only two candidates left in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Barack Obama distributed a flier to Ohio voters denouncing Hillary Clinton’s support of NAFTA.
by praenomen
Comment Count 200 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 09:31 PM PDT with 183 Recommends
An article by Gail Collins and another by Seymour Hersh this past week had me more excited than the arrival of spring itself.
by Valdemarius
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 03:55 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
I was appalled last night to see a seemingly normal Republican operative say, on Bill Maher, we should bomb Iran now. How is it possible that the GOP wants to go back to war? She alluded to the way ...
by JohnQ Dem
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 01:41 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
If it were 1972 and John McCain was still a POW in North Vietnam... ...and some Democratic Senators tried to shoot down Nixon's negotiations to get McCain and the other POWs released by sending a ...
by robcat2075
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 02:57 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Institutionally, the military services have never forgotten the crippling constraints imposed upon the conduct of the air war in Vietnam : Target lists were reviewed at the White House in the ...
by pwoodford
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 01:07 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Originally posted at Fair and Unbalanced Republicans used to be far more secretive in sabotaging United States foreign policy. In 1968, while the Johnson Administration was attempting to ...
by Lovechilde
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 02:39 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Neither does the American public know what really did (and still does) happen in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and the United States. Read the article in The Nation: http://www.thenation.com/article/...
by Rick San
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 05:16 PM PST with 17 Recommends
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by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 08:44 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Conservative Logic: Because Iraq Was a Just War, Sniper Chris Kyle Must be a Hero http://www.politicususa.com/2015/01/24/conservative-logic-iraq-war-sniper-chris-kyle-hero.html via @politicususa ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 06:14 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Yesterday, I published a diary “Should we honour service in an unjust war?” This diary is in response to many of the comments made in that diary; comments that cause a great deal of unease ...
by LiberalCanuck
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 07:24 AM PST with 12 Recommends
When the NYPD threw a snit-fit, last week, I felt another change in the mojo of this country. I know the police have a tough job. I understand they must feel. I can see the problem. It is another ...
by PostmasterJim
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2015 at 06:32 PM PST with 1 Recommend
One of my favorite movies was shown on TCM last night. John Ford's, "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon," with John Wayne staring in the role of Captian Brittles. For some reason, I connect this movie with ...
by vlboyd53
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2014 at 11:15 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Been a LONG time since my last update on the state of new nuclear technology and deployment. As I've been busy protesting the recent spate of racist cop murders and protesting the tuition hikes, ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 10:24 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and let us know what is new with you. Yesterday would have been my brother Mike's 68th birthday. He was ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 01:02 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Some thoughts on Veterans and those who need help after the parade has ended.... When I was a kid, men my age were veterans of World War Two. They became, later in life, known as "The Greatest ...
by David B
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 06:03 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Thank You. I am writing this diary to express my gratitude to all veterans of this country for having given of yourselves in time of both war and in peace. I am proud of knowing many I call good ...
by LamontCranston
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 08:16 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The GOP/corporate coup d’etat is nearly complete....
by harvey wasserman
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 01:29 AM PST with 10 Recommends