War dollars – the unending US wars

America doesn’t “win” its wars, because winning a war is secondary to other goals in our war making. Winning or losing has little immediate consequence for the United States, because the wars we start, Wars of Choice, are not of vital national interest; losing doesn’t mean getting invaded or our cities being destroyed. The following . . . → Read More: War dollars – the unending US wars

Are civilians in USA in danger from their own heavily armed police?

Barack Obama has resisted calls to cancel or significantly curtail federal programs that transfer billions of dollars of military equipment to local police forces on Monday, choosing instead to focus on improving the training of officers given access to high-powered weapons and armoured vehicles previously used in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Families scared to see their loved ones deployed to Afghanistan

They all heard some version of the same thing.“Whaddaya mean, deployed?” Or “I thought everyone came home.”

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