Category Archives: Military

Flights of Fancy

Looks like we’ve got trouble, right here in river city. A drone strike … in Cincinnati, Ohio. Have they pissed off Kentucky that much? In basketball season maybe, though not often. . But now? Hmm … terrorism comes to mind, … Continue reading

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Teach My Kids … But Not So Much

“We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a … Continue reading

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Are We Special, Or Just Shameless?

“There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.” –Howard Zinn Damn. There’s so much that disturbs me in the following piece, I’m not sure where to start. First, the glaring, obvious idiocy and wrongness … Continue reading

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Now Fear This

Who are America’s enemies anyway? Who truly threatens our national security and survival? Who is our government more than ready and willing to defend us from? Brace yourselves for a shock folks — it’s me! Hard to believe, right? I’m … Continue reading

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Patriotism, Ho!

“In order to rally people, governments need enemies. They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them. And if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us.” … Continue reading

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Will Anybody Hear?

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” –George Orwell In our much-ballyhooed information age, it would seem almost impossible to suppress a 6600-page document of any significance forever. But we shall see. Do … Continue reading

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The Spin, The Whole Spin, and Nothing But

“A man’s judgment cannot be better than the information on which he has based it. Give him no news or present him only with distorted and incomplete data, with ignorant, sloppy or biased reporting, with propaganda and deliberate falsehoods, and … Continue reading

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