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Obama's drone program: our death squad in the sky - with no accountability

Of all the reactions to the deaths of two hostages from a missile fired from a US drone, Congressman Adam Schiff provided the deepest insight into the logic underpinning the endless, secret US campaign of global killing.

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F.I.L.M. of the Week (April 23, 2015)

I am thankful for the arrival of the Cannes lineup every year, and not just for the great new films it promises to introduce to the world.   427 more words

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April 23, 1915

The Times publishes documentary proof of an attempt by Herr Ballin, the German Emperor’s friend, to influence British public opinion through The Times on the eve of the war. 12 more words


Major General Walter Stewart (U.S. Army, ret.): Chris Kyle did not live long enough

Sniper Chris Kyle did not live long enough. I don’t say this in the context of his and Chad Littlefield’s senseless murder at the hands of a supposed brother-in-arms, but in the context of the… 797 more words

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[Quote] A Fantastic Mercy

“If we lose this war, may heaven have mercy on us.”
—Hermann Göring to Hitler’s interpreter after Robert Coulondre, French ambassador to Germany, delivered France’s ultimatum regarding the invasion of Poland.

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RT: Forget all our other troubles – the Russians are coming!. . . this ironic piece tells it all! ~J

Veronica Keen stated earlier this week in a comment what I sense is the truth of the what/why in Ukraine. It is impossible right now to make a judgment as to its truth, but I simply ask you to hold the space for this idea as you watch things unfold and consider it. 1,402 more words


February 4, 1915

Six months since Great Britain declared war on Germany. A German official “blockade” of Great Britain is announced to begin on February 18. Merchant vessels of the Allie found in the waters round Great Britain and Ireland, including the English Channel, are liable to be destroyed by German vessels and submarines, “without its always being possible to warn the crew or passengers of the dangers threatening.” Neutral vessels will also incur danger “owing to the use of neutral flags by British merchantment.”