Over the past several days Saudi Arabia’s brutal war against Yemen has taken an even more grim turn, as hospitals and schools have been hit. US weapons sales to the Saudis provide the firepower that kills Yemeni civilians. The military-industrial complex profits. And Saudi Arabia’s strongest ally in Yemen? al-Qaeda. If you like the work […]
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We have just dropped our 50,000th bomb in the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. What progress has been made? Can ISIS be defeated the way we are doing it? Vietnam has some lessons for how to lose a war.
House Democrats occupied the Floor yesterday and into this morning, demanding a vote on bills that would restrict firearm purchases for those on the US government’s terror watch list. Are guns the real issue? Or lists?
How very strange that so many have succumbed to the idea that government has moral authority to feed the hungry, or to monitor personal habits, or to create “equality”. Government inherently has nothing! Everything it acquires, it must first take by force, like a thief. How did government get away with the subjugation of moral […]
By Ron Paul Last week America was rocked by the cold-blooded murder of 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Unlike the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Orlando shooter appears to be a lone gunman who, while claiming allegiance to ISIS, was not actually working with a terrorist group. About the […]
It seems everyone with a political agenda is rushing to use the attack in Orlando to further that agenda. What is really behind the shooting? Will we ever know?
Abby Hall Blanco analyzes the discussion about national surveillance, the case of Edward Snowden and the leak of classified NSA information that confirmed the government collects and has access to the personal information of US citizens, as well as how individual freedom and privacy have been hijacked through the years under the guise of protection […]