The endless war: the “war on terror” without any geographic boundaries, time frame or even the necessity to have a well defined enemy. The blood thirsty machine that is the US industrial-military complex makes billion at all three phases of the war industry process: the manufacturing of ever more lethal and complex weapon systems, the destruction stage, and then finally the occupation and rebuilding phase in countries such as Germany, Japan, Korea, and more recently Iraq and Afghanistan. This war machine and its political associates always needs new conflicts.Read more »
Chicago - Blackhawks and A/MH-6 Little Bird helicopters used by special forces circling low through downtown Chicago skies made for a scary scene along the Chicago River, as they rattled windows flying among the city's skyscrapers.Read more »
Despite no specific or credible threat, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said she is concerned about the possibility that the terrorist Hezbollah organization might attack the United States. Such an attack, staged or otherwise, would be an open invitation to war with Iran.Read more »
Police State supporters will be getting off to this one...sick! Since when did our towns become the front lines?Read more »
The Broken Window fallacy, again! As if prosperity truly required destruction. . .Read more »
Is there progress? Are we wanted there? Is the government we installed legitimate? Are they even our ally? Who are we really fighting?Read more »
(Dec. 14) -- The world's most powerful gun is one step closer to becoming the super-weapon of the future.
The Navy on Friday demonstrated a record-setting 33-megajoule shot from its developmental electromagnetic rail gun, a weapon that will be able to shoot farther than conventional guns. This weapon of the future could someday go on U.S. Navy ships, but for right now, it's a science and technology project.Read more »
Media accounts state that Mr. Manning was arrested in late May for leaking the video of US Apache helicopter pilots killing innocent people and seriously wounding two children in Baghdad, including those who arrived to help the wounded, as well as potentially other material. The video was released by WikiLeaks under the name "Collateral Murder".Read more »
The US has defended a proposed weapons sale to Taiwan following a furious response from China.
The US State Department said on Saturday that the sale contributed to "security and stability" between Taiwan and China, Reuters reported.
Beijing announced a series of moves against the US in retaliation for the proposed $6.4bn (£4bn) sale.
Ties between the two countries are already strained by rows over trade and internet censorship.
Do you feel safer? Do you work for the military industrial complex?Read more »
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