War

We Don’t Need No Edumacation

by bdunn on October 1, 2014

in Education, Government, War

How a government prioritizes spending of the tax money it collects from its citizenry says a lot about the values of the people controlling that government. Beginning next week in Germany, for instance, all universities will be free of charge, as the last German state charging tuition abandoned those fees. “Tuition fees are socially unjust,” […]

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Let The Good Times Roll

by bdunn on September 30, 2014

in Be Afraid, Corporate, Government, Verbatim, War

Come on Wall Street, don’t be slow, Why man, this is war au-go-go! There’s plenty good money to be made, By supplying the Army with the tools of its trade. But just hope and pray that if they drop the bomb, They drop it on the Viet Cong! – Country Joe & The Fish, “Vietnam […]

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Evolution

by bdunn on September 17, 2014

in Be Afraid, Politics, Verbatim, War

→ “As I have said before, these American forces will not have a combat mission — we will not get dragged into another ground war in Iraq.” – President Barak Obama, Sept. 10, 2014 → “I say that today, we had a hearing, and there was testimony from the counterterrorism people and the Department of […]

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The War On Anger

by bdunn on September 11, 2014

in Be Afraid, Government, War

Congratulations to both the Obama Administration and the Cheney-McCain war hawks, I guess. They have been successful, according to the latest polls, in whipping up enough fear in the brains of average Americans that now the public mostly supports doing something military to stamp out the newest version of terror, now a.k.a. ISIS. The president […]

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California Sen. Dianne Feinstein chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers does the same for the House. Their committees supposedly provide oversight of the U.S. intelligence community, although it appears for all the world that these two are a pair of suck-up sock-puppets for the spook industry. Thanks to some guy named […]

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So Much For An Economic Recovery…

by bdunn on August 28, 2013

in Be Afraid, Government, War

The big media outlets are reporting as if it’s a given that the U.S. is about to play Shock and Awe with Syria, which I suppose means the defense industry political bribery machine wins again. Even though this is yet another civil war hunt in which we have no dog. Even though there is no […]

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Freedom’s Just Another Word…

by bdunn on August 6, 2013

in Be Afraid, Government, War

How much fear would you say is the appropriate amount to take with you in your head as you go about your day-to-day activities? I ask this question as I read news today that one angry al-Qaeda man in Pakistan sent a message to another angry al-Qaeda man in Yemen saying that the Yemen man […]

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