“Reality.” The word has a comfortable, solid sound to it, doesn’t it? Good old reality. Dependable, like the North Star…like sunrise. But, is it actually like that? Are you sure that it isn’t just a bunch of ideas planted in your head? Really?
On the other hand, “brainwashing” has such a sinister sound [...]
Via Truthdig comes a message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney from dying veteran Tomas Young. You may evade justice but in our eyes you are each guilty of egregious war crimes, of plunder and, finally, of murder, including the murder of thousands of young Americans—my fellow veterans—whose future you stole.
I write this [...]
Republican Rep. Joe Walsh, who previously made headlines as a deadbeat dad, is back in the news, and this time he’s denigrating the sacrifice made by an Iraq War veteran who lost both her legs in combat. “That’s what’s so noble about our heroes,” Walsh said. “Now I’m running against a woman who, I mean, [...]
The more I learn of politics and politicians, the more disillusioned I become. Especially lately, legislators seemed to be focused on their own needs at the expense of those of their constituents. It makes me think the whole system is rigged and corrupt, which is utterly depressing. There are, however, a few exceptions. Tammy Baldwin [...]
Which is better? You decide.
Video of the last American soldiers leaving Iraq as seen from a Predator drone. Thank you for keeping this promise, President Obama!
H/T Alternet for this video.
Marine Sgt. Shamar Thomas, of Roosevelt, NY, tells the NYPD to stop beating unarmed people who are exercising their first amendment rights:
I wonder if Marine Sgt. Thomas is on the MacIver Institute\'s \"list\"?
Sgt. Thomas was on Keith Olberman’s show (H/T Raw Story):
When asked [...]
No thats not how much your child’s math teacher is costing the state of Wisconsin, it is how much money we have WASTED in Iraq and Afghanistan have SO FAR! According to an independent panel\'s 240 page report.
Overall, the commission said spending on contracts and grants to support U.S. operations in Iraq [...]