Congressman Ron Paul of Texas joined Mike on the show today to discuss his thoughts on war, specifically the situation in Libya and what Iran having nuclear weapons means to us. He also talks about his early days in Congress... who did he look up to, if anyone, or was he just defending the Constitution? What is he going to do after his tenure in Congress is over? All of these questions, and much more, are answered in today's audio and transcriptRead more »
“The new litmus test of leadership in the military is if they will fire on US citizens or not.” Those who will not are being removed.Read more »
A Marine Officer combat veteran soberly reflects on his actions in Afghanistan. I hope young men (and now women) considering "getting into the fight" read this and think about it.Read more »
"But the U.S. government announced that relationship ended in March of last year, after the very Malian army officers the U.S. trained toppled the democratically elected government, which began a chain of woes that led to the Islamists’ capture of the north." The only thing needed to complete this textbook example of blowback is for the Islamists to storm the US Embassy and precipitate a hostage crisis.Read more »
From examiner.com ... though he was a mental health professional he could not get help.Read more »
President Barack Obama ramped up drone strikes in Pakistan when he took office in 2009. There were 53 attacks that year, more than in the previous five years combined. Many Pakistanis oppose the attacks because they believe they mostly kill civilians, an allegation denied by the U.S. Independent research indicates that a majority of those killed are militants, but civilian casualties also occur.Read more »
Bryant saw a flash on the screen: the explosion. Parts of the building collapsed. The child had disappeared. Bryant had a sick feeling in his stomach. “Did we just kill a kid?” he asked the man sitting next to him. “Yeah, I guess that was a kid,” the pilot replied. “Was that a kid?” they wrote into a chat window on the monitor. Then, someone they didn’t know answered, someone sitting in a military command center somewhere in the world who had observed their attack. “No. That was a dog,” the person wrote. They reviewed the scene on video. A dog on two legs?Read more »
In suicide epidemic, military wrestles with prosecuting troops who attempt it...Read more »
Central banking makes longer, more destructive wars possible, by obfuscating the cost of war through inflation. Without central banks, total war might not be possible, and would be far less likely.Read more »
In the digital age, war isn't contained to the ground. The Israeli government on Sunday said it has been hit with more than 44 million cyberattacks since it began aerial strikes on Gaza last week. Anonymous, the hacker collective, claimed responsibility for taking down some sites and leaking passwords because of what it calls Israel's "barbaric, brutal and despicable treatment" of Palestinians. The war is being fought on three fronts," Carmela Avner, Israel's chief information officer, said on Sunday in a press release.Read more »
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