Military Personnel on Food Stamps: This question came up in many non-MSM publications and even in military papers as a direct result of Trump’s insistence on his ego-enhancing parade. While the topic of military personnel on food stamps was an “image” problem even in my early enlisted days in the late 1950’s, I had assumed…
The United States Probably Has More Foreign Military Bases Than Any Other People, Nation, or Empire in History
The United States Probably Has More Foreign Military Bases Than Any Other People, Nation, or Empire in History: Although few know it, the United States garrisons the planet unlike any country in history, and the evidence is on view from Honduras to Oman, Japan to Germany, Singapore to Djibouti. This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com.
We’ve compiled a number of different sources verifying American interference in foreign affairs in this document because just one source may not be convincing to an American public steeped in the ideals of U.S. hegemony reported by the MSM as opposed to the practical application of power and associated brutalities.
It is long past time to ask why this or that American regime wants war here, there and everywhere….the existential fact is the world is faced with a threat to its survival and that threat is the United States of America. Repost of an article by Toronto international criminal lawyer Christopher Black.
“THE SINGLE MOST important issue in allocating national resources is war versus peace…The United States is getting this choice profoundly wrong, squandering vast sums and undermining national security….If our next president remains trapped in expensive Middle East wars, the budgetary costs alone could derail any hopes for solving our vast domestic problems.”
“In this increasingly uncertain world, it is…imperative that American policymakers follow clear guidelines in deciding where and when American military intervention is most needed and how it can be most effective.” ~Repost of a 19 page article from The Heritage Foundation’s publication, Backgrounder.
Most civilizations in recorded history met their end from internal problems. Several years ago, is this the beginning of the end? The Buddha Consciousness predicted that China was a strong contender for global domination when the U.S. faded into the background….
“There’s no such thing as a smart bomb.” Repost of a December 2017 article by Patrick Cockburn / CounterPunch
“The assaults on Fallujah by the United States military in April and November 2004 involved the use of white phosphorus. White phosphorus has extremely damaging effects on the health of victims, including severe burns and irritation of the respiratory system. [This analysis concludes that] the use of white phosphorus was illegal (per Chemical Weapons Convention, Protocol III to the Convention on Conventional Weapons and international humanitarian law) as it could be argued to be a chemical weapon, a riot control agent, or incendiary weapon…”
The U.S. accounts for more than 40 percent of the planet’s military spending and has more than 5,500 strategic nuclear weapons, enough to blow the world up 5 to 50 times over. Risks include the ego-driven childish exchanges between president tRump & Kim Jong-un of N. Korea and nuclear maintenance errors detonating a weapon
Napalm is a mixture of petrol and a chemical thickener which produces a tough sticky gel that attaches itself to the skin. The igniting agent, white phosphorus, continues burning for a considerable amount of time. A reported three quarters of all napalm victims in Vietnam were burned through to the muscle and bone (fifth degree burns). The pain caused by the burning is so traumatic that it often causes death.