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Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost Nearly $5 Trillion (and Counting): Report

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 14, 2016   Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost Nearly $5 Trillion (and Counting): Report As nation remembers 9/11 victims, report calculates cost of military response to attacks     The U.S. military interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost taxpayers nearly $5 trillion and counting, according to a new report […]

Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost Nearly $5 Trillion (and Counting): Report

Lots of Smoke Here, Hillary

Hillary ‘Historic Win’ Makes Things Worse, Not Better

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell June 9, 2016   Hillary’s ‘Historic Win’ Makes Things Worse, Not Better     How Hillary Clinton’s historic win changes the game for girls … So many girls for so long were told — overtly and subtly — what they could and could not be … Regardless of […]


The Realities of Modern Warfare Exposed

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell June 7, 2016       Washington to Moscow: Stop Targeting al-Qaeda in Syria – You’ll Kill Our Moderates! … The Associated Press is reporting this afternoon that the Obama Administration has requested that the Russians cease and desist from bombing al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front in Syria because Washington’s […]

The Realities of Modern Warfare Exposed

Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia

Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute May 14, 2016   Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia     With the ongoing larger US wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and elsewhere, it can easily become the “new normal” that US troops are also fighting in (relatively) small numbers in places […]


By Their Fruits You Will Know Them

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito March 28, 2016   By Their Fruits You Will Know Them   Matthew 7: 15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? […]

By Their Fruits You Will Know Them

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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 […]


This is the Way the Empire Ends

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito October 11, 2015   This is the Way the Empire Ends     Russia has certainly changed the storyline in the Middle East. Not differentiating rebel forces (rebels being all forces counter to Assad); Russia fights them all – including those “moderate” forces backed by the empire. Russian cruise missiles […]

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Ron Paul

Ron Paul Plays Hardball

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute August 4, 2015   Ron Paul Plays Hardball   When are the neocons and the hawks going to stop getting us into more trouble, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews asked Ron Paul during an appearance on Hardball. “Well I wish they’d look at reason and look at what is happening,” replied […]


US Spoiling for More Wars, But Why?

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute June 25, 2015   US Spoiling for More Wars, But Why?   This week US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, who comes to the Pentagon straight from the military-industrial complex, announced that 40,000 NATO troops and untold heavy military equipment would be deployed on the Russian border to deter Russian […]

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Financial Crisis

Why I’m Looking Forward to the Next Big Crash

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners May 28, 2015   Why I’m Looking Forward to the Next Big Crash   London, England Dear Diary, Our beef with our own generation is not that it failed, but that it succeeded too well. It took control of government and used it like an ape uses a rock […]


How Many Current US Wars? Let’s Ask Obama…

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute   How Many Current US Wars? Let’s Ask Obama…   Non-interventionists and antiwar activists are often accused of exaggerating the extent of US military actions overseas to make our point about the costs of empire. We are said to over-estimate US troop deployments and level of military activity overseas. […]

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Freedom and Democracy Are No Excuse for U.S. Interventions Overseas

By Michael S. Rozeff LewRockwell.com   Freedom and Democracy Are No Excuse for U.S. Interventions Overseas   When U.S. governments take Americans into war, we hear them justify it as a fight for freedom. Often they rationalize it as an anti-tyranny fight, a pro-peace fight and a pro-democracy fight. Freedom appeals to Americans. It is […]


Lew Rockwell: Central Banks Make World Wars Possible

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Adam Dick Lew Rockwell: Central Banks Make World Wars Possible     As people worry a new world war may rise out of Ukraine, RPI Advisory Board Member Lew Rockwell proposes Wednesday on the Tom Woods Show that the creation of central banks makes world wars possible. Rockwell’s comments regarding central […]


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7 Countries In 5 Years

Source: http://www.zerohedge.com Submitted by Tyler Durden 7 Countries In 5 Years   Presented with little comment aside to note that it seems appropriate to watch the following 133 seconds to get some context of just what is occurring once again… (h/t Jim Quinn of The Burning Platform blog) ### Video capture added to original post.


United States Is Fighting 74 Wars

United States Is Fighting 74 Wars Posted by NextNewsNetwork Stream: http://NextNewsNetwork.com Researchers Linda J. Bilmes and Michael D. Intriligator have documented that the Pentagon is presently involved in 74 conflicts world-wide, either in an active combat role, or by supplying military “advisers” to friendly governments. This report also includes… Oil company offices in London, the […]

United States Is Fighting 74 Wars