Tag Archives: Laos

So, the Prisons in America use clergy to radicalize inmates.

Hardly surprising, but the US government usually labels other nations with that honor. There was a report years ago that the guards at Abu Ghraib had gotten prisoners to attack “radical Islam” meaning their fellow prisoners who weren’t being cooperative … Continue reading

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Screw McCain, with a bayonet, sideways so it hurts more

So he chose a career path after almost becoming an Communist Flying Ace (destroyed three U.S. airplanes including the one he ditched into the bayou in North Vietnam) to exploit his status as a POW after he got arrested, lawful, … Continue reading

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Failed Musicians, Earning Potential and Tort Reform

Charlie Manson, David Koresh… described as “failed musicians” because they played the guitar, and like the vast thundering herd of people who pick the git-fiddle they didn’t make a career of it. Adolf Hitler, a “failed artist” even though, in … Continue reading

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just when things couldn’t get worse…

McChrystal replaced by… Generally Betrays Us. Yep, “king” David Petraeus, the one whose staff leaked a protocol statement he had made sometime last year, announced on the Memorial Day weekend, of a military version of an Executive Order giving himself … Continue reading

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Propaganda Story “Military Medics Fight to Keep Afghan Boy Alive”

While in actuality, they were just prior to the kid getting blown apart, fighting to kill him. Military Medics are NOT non-combatants. They’re COMBAT support. That was impressed on us in Basic Training and once again in Tech School, we … Continue reading

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Top 10 secret armies of the CIA

Found this on the web, will try to retrace provenance, worth a read: The United States have a well known history of providing military support to countries in need. But from time to time, the US Government has provided secret … Continue reading

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The US – Islam War nears halfway mark

I have to do more research, but I’m pretty sure October 7, 2009 should mark the HALFWAY POINT of the US-ISLAM WAR. I realize the Pentagon brass are calling for fifty years more of insurgency suppression in Afghanistan and Iraq, … Continue reading

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How long before we learn from Vietnam?

Americans can’t find their wars on a map as fighting spills into Pakistan Southwest Asia could be Southeast, Cambodia and Laos

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WUO terrorized government property

To clarify, the terrorist acts for which Bill Ayers and the Weather Underground are being demonized targeted only property damage and resulted in no casualties. Here is a list of 25 bombings attributed to the WUO, with notes from the … Continue reading

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Clarifying a few terms…

Because some have expressed disdain at the mere thought of being considered right wing apologists… aka people who wish to accommodate and justify right wing philosophy, here are a few things to remember: Catchwords and phrases, talking points, something you … Continue reading

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Paying reparations will make US as poor as Chad

Noam Chomsky has just written that the US should pay reparations for the damages done to Iraq’s infrastructure by the US invasion and occupation. While I can’t disagree with the justice of this, doing it would make America as poor … Continue reading

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Vietnam vet selective memory

Am I to deduce by your Vietnam Veteran cap that you served in the Vietnam War? May I say, of course, thank you for your service, and sorry for what you had to endure, and I would be interested to … Continue reading

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Justice delayed, denied, for now

Not to worry, not to worry. The Bush and GOP plan to indemnify themselves from responsibility for their war crimes will be to scant avail. Let them pass whatever bill they want. It’s true, justice delayed is justice denied. And … Continue reading

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