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I love war . Never been in one, of course. In this life. Yet. But in the big spinning wheel of karma and rebirth, I imagine I've been a brutal battler fighting for whatever my King told me to fight ...
by Michael Alton Gottlieb
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 02:19 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I wrote yesterday about David Axelrod's takedown of Mitt Romney's "cowardly" answer in which Axelrod said this "was a test of leadership" Romney failed by refusing to criticize the deeply offensive ...
by TomP
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 08:24 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Hi, I'm a pacifist. I guess it was the Vietnam War. So many dead and injured for life in so many ways and for what purpose? Since then I've seen one war after another, each horrific, and none ...
by hairylarry
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Jan 24, 2012 at 06:06 PM PST with 25 Recommends
I've gotten past the debate over the candidate whose name rhymes with Fawn Hall. Really, I have. I hope we all have. But I also hope we keep discussing issues related to the U.S military machine, ...
by david mizner
Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 11:02 AM PST with 67 Recommends
Amid more news of possible war crime atrocities commited by the Libyan rebels, the interim leader of Libya, Mustafa Adbel Jalil, says Nato should remain in the country for the rest of the year.
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 09:29 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
On October 8 I celebrated my increasingly good health by finally making an appearance at the Occupy DC protest at McPherson Square. I started my day by doing my hip exercises then preparing for the ...
by Sagittarius Dolly
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Oct 23, 2011 at 11:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The warmongering neocons are at it again, not that they've ever stopped. The foreign policy "thinktank" Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI), the direct successor to the dreaded PNAC, Project for a New ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Oct 19, 2011 at 09:29 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
My husband and I rode the Metro and met our older daughter at McPherson Square, 15th & K Street NW -- the headquarters of Occupy D.C. It was a beautiful day -- one of those gorgeous D.C. early fall ...
by Tamar
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Oct 10, 2011 at 11:46 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Paul Krugman touched off an explosion of conservative outrage yesterday when he alleged that the memory of 9/11 was “poisoned”by Republicans who exploited the event as a wedge issue ...
by TomP
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Sep 12, 2011 at 01:57 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Mission accomplished in Libya? That depends on your definition of mission accomplished. When Bush and his cabal got rid of Saddam Hussein and established a military foothold in Iraq, that was ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Oct 02, 2011 at 09:08 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
This is a rant that will piss off some of you. I will not fall for the 9/11 forever mentality. I will not continue to mourn endlessly for American victims while turning a blind eye to Iraqi, ...
by soysauce
Comment Count 160 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 11:58 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Carl Davidson's 'Keep On Keepin' On' ...
by carldavidson
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Aug 16, 2011 at 06:22 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
"The nicest veterans in Schenectady, I thought, the kindest and funniest ones, the ones who hated war the most, were the ones who'd really fought." - Kurt ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 08:41 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I feel good today. The sun is out and it's a beautiful day. It's not that way everywhere, but it can be. It could be. What can I say man, let me have a moment here, I have an antiwar diary ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Aug 11, 2011 at 11:42 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
From CCDS website 01/08/11 - (CCDS omitted the first 3 paragraphs of my critique in their publication of it.)
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 06:52 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Now the debt ceiling “crisis” is over and the dust is settling. What about ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 08:04 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
A couple weeks ago I posted a diary summarizing part of a new study, "Costs of War" led by Prof. Neta Crawford of Boston University and Prof Catherine Lutz from Brown University with contributions ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 82 comments on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 10:23 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
There’s been more talk and discussion lately on what the American people can do to stop the country’s slide into madness. “Takin’ it to the Streets” is a common mantra referring to the ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jul 28, 2011 at 09:14 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
"Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 12:02 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
We of sane minds want the wars over now. We talk of a movement. Those of us too old to do as much as before, KNOW what a movement looks like. We know what it feels like. We remember. Many of us ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 08:46 PM PDT with 6 Recommends