Scooter Libby v. Bradley Manning; Malice v. Nobility

After 9/11, I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, a Yale graduate with a law degree from Columbia, and fellow neo cons plotted to twist and invent “intelligence” data to convince the public that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction, so as to build a case for invading Iraq. From 2001 to 2005, Libby served as Assistant […]

NYT: Dept. of Defense Less Strict than Dept. of Education

“Military Children Stay One Step Ahead of Public School Students,” according to a recent report in the New York Times, based on a 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress study, which found that students growing up on military bases outperformed their civilian counterparts in fourth through eight grades.  And no, it’s not because children on […]

The prime directive: Thou shalt not kill.

The generals won’t stop war; it’s their bread and butter. The politicians won’t stop war; it makes them look so strong and resolute and electable. Who’s left? It’s up to the soldiers.

I attended a Conservative 9/11 event with “US wars are unlawful” flyers. Here's what happened: 1 of 6

source: http://www.examiner.com/la-county-nonpartisan-in-los-angeles/i-attended-a-conservative-9-11-event-with-us-wars-are-unlawful-flyers This article series explains what happened when I interacted with participants of a 9/11 event to welcome home US soldiers and honor the victims of 9/11, then provides the e-mail exchange with the sponsoring group’s leadership.  Consistent with my last two years of writing articles to explain, document, and prove current US wars […]

On the demonization of Saddam Hussein and Manuel Noriega

An excerpt from the recently published book The Mother of All Battles: The Endless U.S.-Iraq War by Malcom Lagauche: In December 2003, we all saw the photos of a disheveled Saddam Hussein after he was pulled out of a “spider hole” in a town near Tikrit. The administration laughed and the U.S. public made jokes about […]