Tag Archives: warfare state
He knew war well—well enough to know he hated it.
A Vietnam vet on Burns/Novick “Vietnam” documentary.
“What if our country were constantly being spied upon by drones, with some of us killed by drones? What if many bystanders, including children, were killed in the process?
The actual expense of the X-37 is hidden in the Pentagon’s ‘black,’ or classified, budget but is likely to cost more than $1 billion.
Can you have a democracy that organizes itself around violence and war?
As you can see, those whom the American people have elected into office are often among the “upper crust” of society.
Jesselyn Radack: “This war on whistleblowers has an incredibly chilling effect and I believe, in the grand scheme of things, it is really a backdoor war on journalists and I believe even further it’s a way of creating an official Secrets Actwhich our country has been able to live without for more than 200 years, so this is very pernicious. People talk about amending the Espionage Act. I don’t think it needs to be amended. I think it needs to be ended.”