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I worked on the US drone program. The public should know what really goes on

Few of the politicians who so brazenly proclaim the benefits of drones have a real clue how it actually works (and doesn’t) by Heather Linebaugh via theguardian.com An Elbit Systems Hermes 450 drone. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Whenever I read comments by … Continue reading

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Screwing the Troops: What Else is New?

Remember, we are not talking welfare queens or entitlement  parasites. These are guys badly hurt in Washington’s wars, brains scrambled by  IEDs, legs still somewhere in Afghanistan. There is a question that has haunted me for some years now. How … Continue reading

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I Forgive You and My Apologies

I apologize for, having to learn of the State’s depredations the hard way by being part of the biggest criminal gang in world history…. If some invading force came into my backyard I, like every other American, would respond in … Continue reading

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