Pentagon Syndrome: The Military-Industrial Virus

Letter from Washington: How bloated defense budgets gut our armed forces by Andrew Cockburn Harper's edited by O Society May 16, 2019 For a country who spends such vast sums on its national security apparatus—many times more than the enemies that supposedly threaten it do—the United States has a strangely invisible military establishment. Military bases tend … Continue reading Pentagon Syndrome: The Military-Industrial Virus

Americans Celebrate Needing “Guns, Lots of Guns” as We Kill Each Other, Again

by O Society May 1, 2019 https://youtu.be/d6QwoY6r7rU We give Keanu Reeves $14 million to say I need "Guns, lots of guns." over and over and over. His "John Holmes-length magazine extension" really does it for us, doesn't it? Keanu Reeves' Guns Lots of Guns has our panties so wet, John really dips his wick, don't he? Did … Continue reading Americans Celebrate Needing “Guns, Lots of Guns” as We Kill Each Other, Again

Behind the Ilhan Omar Outrage Lies the Suppressed History of 9/11

Trump’s demagogic ploy with the freshman lawmaker raises the more serious question of who and what led to the “Day of Planes." by Max Blumenthal Consortium News edited by O Society April 21, 2019 As Donald Trump sharpens his re-election messaging, he has sought to make a foil out of freshman Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar, … Continue reading Behind the Ilhan Omar Outrage Lies the Suppressed History of 9/11

Donald Trump is Saudi Arabia’s Bitch

Donald Trump being Saudi Arabia's bitch is not putting "America First." by Tulsi Gabbard edited by O Society April 18, 2019 https://twitter.com/TulsiGabbard/status/1065289231977738240 "By vetoing War Powers Act, Trump again proves he’s the servant of Saudi Arabia. The Saudis are a theocratic dictatorship who spend billions spreading the most extreme intolerant form of Islamic fundamentaism around … Continue reading Donald Trump is Saudi Arabia’s Bitch

Trump quietly rewrote the rules of drone warfare, which means the US will continue to kill civilians in secret

written by Sinead Baker Business Insider edited by O Society Mar 22, 2019 Donald Trump signed an executive order reducing the number of civilian deaths from drones that the government must report. Trump signed the order revoking an Obama-era requirement for the director of national intelligence to release an annual report on the number of deaths resulting … Continue reading Trump quietly rewrote the rules of drone warfare, which means the US will continue to kill civilians in secret

“Wait, Steve, are we seriously talking about having the military in a violent confrontation with the left, in this country?” Echochamber Friday

https://twitter.com/OutFrontCNN/status/1106339981797310468 Exclusive — President Donald Trump: Paul Ryan Blocked Subpoenas of Democrats AP Photo/Evan Vucci by Alexander Marlow Breitbart Mar 13, 2019 Donald Trump is not happy former House Speaker Paul Ryan blocked subpoenas of people and entities Trump thinks the House GOP should have been investigating during the first two years of his administration. Trump … Continue reading “Wait, Steve, are we seriously talking about having the military in a violent confrontation with the left, in this country?” Echochamber Friday

Giving the Bomb to Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Strangelove

by Chris Hedges Truthdig Mar 3, 2019 The most dangerous foreign policy decision of the Trump administration—and I know this is saying a lot—is its decision to share sensitive nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia and authorize U.S. companies to build nuclear reactors in that country. I spent seven years in the Middle East. I covered … Continue reading Giving the Bomb to Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Strangelove