Tag Archives: School of the Americas

US use of torture on POWs should stop

The U.S. has a long history of torturing its POWs. Torture of POWs is used by many other countries. However its use is denied by many U.S. authorities or government officials. The definition of torture put simply is to cause … Continue reading

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Banana Republic Redux

Like the infamous Case Law which decided over a century ago that Guatemala, Costa Rica and El Salvador to be, while still “sovereign” nations, the property of American Banana Companies      And Cocaine, which was legal at the time, and Coffee, … Continue reading

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Yes it was the iconic reaction shot

The White House Situation Room group photo of everyone fixated on the live video feed of Operation Geronimo was “iconic” alright, in composition virtually Alfred Aisenstaedt’s original. Your eye is drawn to center right where Hillary Clinton recoils not sure … Continue reading

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Reagan’s legacy in El Salvador

After the US government put the death squads in power with oodles of US tax payer money pouring in to pay for the Pentagon organized terrorism there, what is his legacy in El Salvador today? Funes Enjoys Honeymoon Period in … Continue reading

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Barack says his effort at image repair for US government to begin immediately

How do you begin to repair US image abroad without really doing so much of anything? You don’t say a word really against the torture regime that your political party participated in running along with its supposed political opposition, the … Continue reading

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Close the School of the Americas

Dennis Apuan and Genie and Bill Durland, pictured at right, head to Fort Benning Georgia to make an annual plea to close the S. O. A. aka School of Assassins, where Central and South American military death squads are known … Continue reading

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