Apr 252012
 
MLK Jr: His Most Courageous Speech

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has been quoted countless times and has become a nearly sainted icon around the world. Not without good reason. However, few remember (or care to remember) that from April, 1967 until his death he was demonized, called a communist by the New York Times. 55% of blacks and 72% of [Read More…]

Feb 012012
 
Winning Hearts & Minds?

We have all heard the euphemism “collateral damage.” To spin the carnage in this way makes the reality of dead women and children more abstract and hence more palatable to the American public. It becomes easier to avoid the fact that in the two acknowledged mideast wars, many more civilians are dead than enemy combatants. [Read More…]

Jan 162012
 
The Real Deal RE: Urinating on Taliban

This post came from a blog by Rob Delaney. It just stuck a chord with me as sort of an inconvenient truth but truth non-the-less. I leave it to you to decide: By Rob Delaney People are understandably upset after video emerged of what appears to be U.S. Marines urinating on Afghan corpses. If they’re [Read More…]