A free society is impossible under empire. Even the most just war you can imagine is a disaster for liberty and prosperity. And a perpetual state of war guarantees that liberty will never be achieved. James Madison said it well:Read more »
Metfloquine, also called Lariam, is used to protect soldiers from malaria, but has been known to have side effects including paranoia and hallucinations. It has been implicated in a number of suicides and homicides, including within the U.S. military ranks. In 2009, the army decreed that soldiers who’ve suffered traumatic brain injuries should not be given the drug. But this month, just nine days after Bales’ shooting rampage, the army issued an emergency decree calling for the review to be expedited.Read more »
A fantastic antiwar video is going viral, it's well worth a watch. It truly is fantastic. After the whole KONY2012 scam, here is a video that we can all help go viral. Please vote up, watch and spread this around social media.Read more »
Star Trek exposes the FRB! Just a slight modification of an original episode.Read more »
President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order on March 16, 2012 giving the White House absolute control over all the country’s natural resources in case of a natural disaster or during a time of war. In the order, the National Defense Resources Preparedness Order, the President granted to himself the authority to approve the dispensing of all domestic energy, production, transportation, food, and water supplies as he deems necessary to protect national security.Read more »
By now, most people have probably heard about George Clooney's arrest on Friday, March 16, outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, DC. In addition to Clooney, several others were arrested, including his father Nick Clooney, Martin Luther King III, the president of the NAACP and several members of Congress (Al Green, Jim McGovern, Jim Moran and John Olver). These men were joined in protest by a reported crowd of roughly 100 people.Read more »
Executive Order -- National Defense Resources Preparedness Act. This is freakin' scary. Just signed on Friday the 16th, and some are saying that a large if not world war may be looming, and the govt. knows that it currently doesn't have all the domestic resources and infrastructure to wage a sustained world war. The war drums with Iran are beating, and Russia and China have been reported to defend Iran.
Is this really happening?Read more »
US soldiers were asked to disarm during a speech by Leon Panetta, the American defence secretary, in a sign of grown concern over spates of seemingly random violence in Afghanistan. Around 200 troops who had gathered in a tent at Camp Leatherneck were told "something had come to light" and asked abruptly to file outside and lay down their automatic rifles and 9mm pistols.Read more »
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan man recounted Monday the harrowing tale of how an American soldier on a killing spree burst into his home in the middle of the night, searched the rooms, then dropped to a knee and shot his father in the thigh as he emerged from a bedroom.
The staff sergeant is now in custody, accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, most of them children, and then burning many of the bodies. The name of the 38-year-old soldier was not released because it would be "inappropriate" to do so before charges are filed, said Pentagon spokesman George Little.
Stalking from home to home, a United States Army sergeant methodically killed at least 16 civilians, 9 of them children, in a rural stretch of southern Afghanistan early Sunday, igniting fears of a new wave of anti-American hostility, Afghan and American officials said.Read more »
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