Tag Archives: Vietnam War

Veterans Stand is geared up and ready to “Roulons Y” against TrumpDAPL

By and large the protests and standoffs by the Kolas have been really peaceful. At least by the Protectors. Of course the cops and National Mercenary Guard tell a far different story with their actions. Blowing off a paramedic’s arm … Continue reading

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Talking back is not a Crime…

Something the Cops should remember because they actually have to learn some of the law and take written and oral tests to ensure they don’t do something like pepper-spray or taser or use a club in a classic beat-down at … Continue reading

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Restoring honor of USAF General John Lavelle for sake of post-Vietnam war criminals

Air Force general John Lavelle fell from grace in 1971 after overseeing unauthorized bombing raids over North Vietnam. Now his family has allies trying to rehabilitate Lavelle’s reputation, obfuscating his “rogue” misdeeds. If today’s US air strikes can carpet bomb … Continue reading

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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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Revolution_2.0

Seems the Fake Revolutionary TeaBags are up in “arms” (carried by other people) over some on the Left and the middle and even the right taking notice that they basically told the Tucson Kid to go and murder human beings, … Continue reading

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Tea-Potty successfully test-fire Dumb Bomb, counters “Smart Bombs” nicely.

Remember the infamous Speech boycotted by whole School Districts including D-11 locally? The Hoam Skule parents, aided and abetted by the Tea-Party, in turn organized and funded by Fox News, combined to convince themselves that Education Is Satanic. Frightened Tea-Baggers … Continue reading

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Ignoble WWII bombing of Coventry commemorated with coined slur, ours

Here’s a bit of WWII distortion the History Channel is passing off as, um, history. Did you know that those dirty Krauts leveled the English city of Coventry so completely that they coined a word to celebrate it? Apparently that … Continue reading

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Pentagon Pigs got shot at the subway

The news reports are that their injuries aren’t life threatening …too bad. Maybe next time I can easily understand the sentiment, one gets a little tired of the Military Dictatorship. Kind of like two years ago when the Hired Thugs, … Continue reading

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Imperialism, a tomb for humanity

Earlier this year we passed the 4,000 mark for US troop casualties in Iraq, and we’re within a week of hitting the 1,000th US soldier death in Afghan- Pakistan. It seems as good a time as any to rediscover this … Continue reading

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Beyond MLK worship: Beyond Vietnam

“A time comes when silence is betrayal. That time has come for us in relation to Vietnam.” — Martin Luther King Beyond Vietnam: Time to Break the Silence Full text of 1967 speech below. Riverside Church, New York City, 4 … Continue reading

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Olbermann offers Obama an out

Keith Olbermann’s Special Comment on Afghanistan is being summarized as telling President Obama to Get Out Now. Olbermann’s words stir our enthusiasm, but he leaves damning loopholes as far as I am concerned. The MSNBC newsman conditions his advice to … Continue reading

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You have forgotten what to remember

Can someone please explain to me what it means to fly this flag? The POW-MIA flag is ubiquitous these days around veterans. Our town hall flies this black flag halfway below the Stars and Stripes. When the latter is at … Continue reading

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These days we outsource our POW-MIA

According to Nation Magazine, there are 131,000 homeless vets, and about 18 suicides per day among America’s 25 million vets.

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Life Magazine knows Afghanistan

Why, it’s the price of freedom. LIFE didn’t question it in 1965, its readers know no better today. You have to destroy a village to free it. You have to cripple an enemy child before you can take him fishing. … Continue reading

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About Afghanistan, shoot the messenger

This time let’s learn something from the travesty of Vietnam. The interests which drove US soldiers into the hamlets of Southeast Asia are directing the massacres today. We call them the hawks, as if war was mere blood sport. Though … Continue reading

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Lt. Calley finally apologizes for My Lai

Lt. William Calley has expressed remorse for the first time for leading the 1968 My Lai Massacre. Although he still maintains he was only following orders. Calley was sentenced to life imprisonment for his role, but President Nixon commuted his … 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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Warmongers do end run on Vietnam Wall

WASHINGTON DC- Who knew it wasn’t just the Vietnam War veterans who had misgivings about Maya Lin’s design for a memorial? Fair enough it doesn’t celebrate the achievements of our armies. This peripheral statue offers the more conventional bronze tribute. … Continue reading

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MLK: Why I am Opposed to the War

“You’re too arrogant! And if you don’t change your ways, I will rise up and break the backbone of your power, and I’ll place it in the hands of a nation that doesn’t even know my name. Be still and … Continue reading

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