The now infamous Wikileaks recently released a cable from Afghanistan revealing U.S. government contractor DynCorp threw a party for Afghan security recruits featuring trafficked boys as the entertainment.Read more »
"...you get a grand total of somewhere between $1.01 and $1.35 trillion spent on national defense in 2010." Now couldn't we have allocated at least some of the $1,000,000,000,000 to helping our economy stay alive?Read more »
According to Steve Anderson, a retired brigadier general who served as Gen. Petraeus' chief logistician in Iraq, the Department of Defense spends $20 billion air conditioning tents and temporary structures for the military. That's more than NASA's entire $19 billion annual budget.Read more »
Today I was harassed and ticketed by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority police at the entrance to the Long Island Railroad portion of Penn Station on W. 34th St. for lawfully photographing armed soldiers and police. Please excuse the darkness of the majority of this piece of media as I had the video cam in my pocket to pick up audio which goes in and out at times but gives you an idea of some of that which was said by the officers and myself.
Poster's note: Pay close attention at 3:10, awesome exchange. That's how it's done.
And what's with the soldiers in the streets anyway?Read more »
Even more startling than the death of Bin Laden, the Boogie Man will no longer frighten the children of the world!Read more »
The US military is developing software that will let it secretly manipulate social media sites by using fake online personas to influence internet conversations and spread pro-American propaganda.Read more »
U.S. military officials tell NBC News that investigators have been unable to make any direct connection between a jailed army private suspected with leaking secret documents and Julian Assange, founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks.Read more »
"...Birds are dying around the world. Fish are dying by the hundreds of thousands around the world. This is genocide. This is poison. This is murder by the United Nations. This element within our society that is doing this must be stopped...WHAT IS WRONG WITH CONGRESS? This has an affect on their population, and their people, and their friends, and their relatives, and themselves. What’s wrong with them? What’s wrong with the pilots who are flying these airplanes and dumping this crap, this poison, on their own families? Somebody has to do something about it.Read more »
U.S. soldiers in Iraq who try to read about the Wikileaks disclosures or read coverage of them in mainstream news sites on unclassified networks get a page warning them that they're about to break the law.Read more »
Apparently, selling firearms without government permission is a far more serious offense than murdering people abroad on the government's orders.Read more »
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