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What Happens to a Dream Deferred? Ask Martin Luther King Jr.

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 19, 2016   What Happens to a Dream Deferred? Ask Martin Luther King Jr.   What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust […]

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Saudi Execution Sword Takes Swipe at Washington

By Finian Cunningham www.strategic-culture.org January 8, 2015   Saudi Execution Sword Takes Swipe at Washington   The Saudi execution of senior Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr is but the latest in a series of provocations towards regional rival Iran. The furious reaction from Shiite Iran to the beheading of Nimr – a renowned Islamic scholar […]


Playing the Government’s Game: When It Comes to Violence, We All Lose

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 6, 2016   Playing the Government’s Game: When It Comes to Violence, We All Lose   “When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – pull your beard, flick your face – to make […]

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Does Fear Lead to Fascism? A Culture of Fear and the Epigenetics of Terror

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 10, 2015   Does Fear Lead to Fascism? A Culture of Fear and the Epigenetics of Terror     “No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.”—Edward R. Murrow, broadcast journalist America is in the midst of an epidemic of historic proportions. […]


War Is On The Horizon: Is It Too Late To Stop It? ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org December 8, 2015   War Is On The Horizon: Is It Too Late To Stop It?   One lesson from military history is that once mobilization for war begins, it takes on a momentum of its own and is uncontrollable. This might be what is occuring unrecognized […]

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Rushing in Where Fools Fear to Tread

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com December 3, 2015   Rushing in Where Fools Fear to Tread   Concentration of forces is the most basic  law of military science. Victory on the battlefield is won by amassing as many troops as possible at the key point of attack, or ‘schwehrpunkt,’ as it’s known in German. Unfortunately, the […]


To France from a Post-9/11 America: Lessons We Learned Too Late

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute November 21, 2015 (First published November 16, 2015)   To France from a Post-9/11 America: Lessons We Learned Too Late   “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” ― Benjamin Franklin “Voice or no voice, the people […]

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Some of the folks in the Military Industrial Complex would be wise to revisit the lessons in this book. Of course much of the Art of War is about being frugal with resources. The contractors aren’t too keen on that.

Blowback: The Washington War Party’s Folly Comes Home to Roost

By Against Crony Capitalism November 21, 2015   Blowback: The Washington War Party’s Folly Comes Home to Roost   “Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War   Is it a surprise to anyone that […]


No, the Military Has Not Withered Away Under Obama

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org November 17, 2015   No, the Military Has Not Withered Away Under Obama   It is common to see articles and columns in the Conservative media claiming that President Obama is engaging in “historic defense cuts.” There are claims that not in decades has the military ever endured such budget slashing. “Romney […]

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Putin & Military Establishment

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics November 11, 2015   Putin & Military Establishment     The Obama Administration’s strategy regarding Russia and foreign affairs has been a total disaster. They have remarkably brought back the Cold War and placed the world at risk, all for their power plays that American citizens ignore. This issue in Syria […]


35 House Members Ask Speaker Paul Ryan for ISIS War AUMF Vote

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute November 7, 2015   35 House Members Ask Speaker Paul Ryan for ISIS War AUMF Vote     A group of 35 US House of Representatives members, led by Reps. Jim McGovern (D-MA), Tom Cole (R-OK), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Walter Jones (R-NC), Peter Welch (D-VT), and John Lewis (D-GA), […]

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Fear of the Walking Dead: The American Police State Takes Aim

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute October 29, 2015   Fear of the Walking Dead: The American Police State Takes Aim   “Fear is a primitive impulse, brainless as hunger, and because the aim of horror fiction is the production of the deepest kinds of fears, the genre tends to reinforce some remarkably uncivilized […]