Tag Archives: military force

Nobody to Vote For, by David Swanson

Questions to ask your candidates. Where do they stand on issues of policy about militarism and war?

Obama’s ‘Manhood Problem’ – and Media’s Humanity Problem

The implicit message is that Obama either doesn’t use–or threaten to use–military force often enough, and in elite political/media circles, this line of analysis, while not often so crudely expressed, is considered normal. And that’s part of the problem. By Peter Hart  April 22, 2014  FAIR.org NBC‘s Meet the Press has made it a regular habit to complain about how […]

Congress: End Endless War and Stop Becoming “the Evil That We Deplore”

Congress: End Endless War and Stop Becoming “the Evil That We Deplore” by Norman Solomon  Wednesday, February 20, 2013 by Common Dreams Congress waited six years to repeal the Tonkin Gulf Resolution after it opened the bloody floodgates for the Vietnam War in August 1964. If that seems slow, consider the continuing failure of Congress to repeal the […]

Lawrence Davidson> War and Institutionalizing Abuse

War and Institutionalizing Abuse By Lawrence Davidson  Sunday, 17 February 2013  MWCNews.net What is War? In the halls of Congress and confines of the Oval Office, the perception is that the U.S. is at war with an enemy called al-Qaeda. Is this actually the case or is the claim an exaggerated piece of propaganda that has conveniently […]