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A Quacked-Up Strategy to Stop Terrorism

By at September 9, 2014 | 9:59 am | 0 Comment

A Quacked-Up Strategy to Stop Terrorism

Just about everyone has an opinion of what President Obama should do about the ISIS threat in Iraq. Many of the suggestions have come from the architects of America’s latest invasion of Iraq who claimed the nine year war that led to more than 25,000 deaths and 110,000 injuries among American and coalition troops would […]

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The No News News Media

By at February 4, 2013 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

The No News News Media

There was a lot of news last week. Some of it was even reported by the news media. First, there was a football player from Notre Dame who either did or didn’t know that his girlfriend was or wasn’t real, but died sometime during the season. Six column headlines for several days announced the fraud. […]

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Iraq: Just Another War Without an End

By at October 26, 2011 | 6:59 am | 105 Comments

Iraq: Just Another War Without an End

We know the names of every one of the 4,479 Americans who were killed and the 32,200 who were wounded, both civilian and military, between March 20, 2003 and Oct. 21, 2011, the day President Barack Obama, fulfilling a campaign promise, declared the last American soldier would leave Iraq before the end of the year. […]

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Crocodile Tears on a Cash Register Patriotism

By at September 14, 2011 | 8:28 am | 11 Comments

Crocodile Tears on a Cash Register Patriotism

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Walter Brasch has written dozens of columns, human interest stories, and investigative articles about 9/11 and its effects. He was one of the first to write about the PATRIOT Act violating civil liberties and parts of the Constitution. He was one of the first, using extensive investigation techniques and inside information, to question […]

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Bring back the draft

By at July 21, 2011 | 5:40 pm | 1 Comments

Bring back the draft

It’s time to reinstate the national draft. Everyone over 18 gets the call. Men and women. Standard exceptions: delay for being in school and exemption for being physically or mentally incapable of working. It’s not about “making a man” out of anyone; it’s about investing in the community. Paying dues. Taking responsibility for what is […]

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