US and NATO Allies Too Sloppy For War

We hear this over and over. Ooops, sorry. How many did we accidentally kill this time? The US and NATO and the multitude of countries occupying Afghanistan, on an obsessive-compulsive mission to complete the mission started after 9/11/2001. The Taliban is hurt but not destroyed, Bin Laden is dead. There is no […]

A Free People?

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

Democrats are unhappy. I daresay most criticism of President Obama these days is from the left wing –not the GOP! Much of this criticism of both party and the President is misplaced. As old West Texans might have said: “They would complain if they were being a […]

Bankster Privilege and the Threat of Right Wing Terrorism in 2011-2012

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

“We could also electrify this wire with the kind of current that would not kill somebody, but it would be a discouragement for them to be fooling around with it. We do that with livestock all the time.” — Tea Party “Revolutionary” Rep. Steve King […]

How the Iraq War Destroyed the US Economy

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy Wars reduce the GDP, destroy jobs, reduce productivity, and increase the trade deficit! If wars are ‘bad’ for the economy, then how are they sold so easily? The quick response: they are sold with focus group tested bullshit!

There’s a ‘living’ in killing, we are told! There […]

“The Armistice”: World War I ends on 11 November 1918 – Veterans Day 2008

The Cost Of War robs the world of its ability to pay the price of civilization. Learning to live WITH this planet is a much more noble cause than depopulating the planet of human life. […]

Oh, The Stress of It All – Op Ed

Hurry up get this election over with – we’ve got unfinished business facing us. […]