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With all due respect to our nation’s veterans, I’m celebrating Armistice Day

I don’t dislike the military. I think we, as a nation, spend far too much on it, and I think that we’d ultimately be better served by investing a great deal of that money on education, alternative energy research and any number of other things instead, but, in general, I don’t have an issue with […]

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With all due respect to our nation’s veterans, I’m celebrating Armistice Day

I don’t dislike the military. I think we, as a nation, spend far too much on it, and I think that we’d ultimately be better served by investing a great deal of that money on education, alternative energy research and any number of other things instead, but, in general, I don’t have an issue with […]

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Armistice Day was sacred. Veterans’ Day is not… Happy Armistice Day.

I don’t dislike the military. I think we, as a nation, spend far too much on it, and I think that we’d ultimately be better served by investing a great deal of that money on education, alternative energy research and any number of other things instead, but, in general, I don’t have an issue with […]

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Watch these two videos and tell me if Republicans have gotten a) better, or b) worse, over the past 50 years

Today not only marks what would have been Martin Luther King’s 82nd birthday, but it’s also the 50th anniversary of President Eisenhower’s farewell address to the nation – the one in which he warned of the growing influence of the military industrial complex. I was just watching it, and reflecting yet again on how far […]

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Funding endless war in Afghanistan

Two fucked up things happened yesterday. First, it was revealed that our government cannot account for over 95% of the $9.1 billion in Iraqi oil money that was captured with the intent of using it to rebuild the decimated nation. And, the very same day this was made public by our government, members of the […]

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