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Here we go again!

By Guest Author Paul Shannon Here we go again! Our leaders have learned nothing from their disastrous war in Iraq. That brutal intervention destroyed Iraq as a country, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, created a terrorist government in Baghdad, … Continue reading

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Do you hear what I hear?

Photo by Tom Pratt.. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.       Every way I turn my head, I hear echoes from 9/11. What I hear: Thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump. The excited heart of … Continue reading

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Imagine an occupation of the U.S.

Imagine that on September 11, 2001, instead of four airplanes (allegedly) used as missiles, massive air strikes had targeted numerous strategic sites in the U.S.

Over 50 aerial bomb drops
Stenciling boasting over 50 aerial bomb drops. Image in public domain.

Instead of attacks over a few hours on one morning, consider the bombardment’s continuing unabated for three-and-a-half weeks, for the purpose of “shocking and aweing” … Continue reading

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