Submitted by pjcsonoma on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:12am
by Susan Lamont (from Apr/May2014 Peace Press)
In 2012, the United States government began a thirteen-year-long 50th anniversary remembrance of the Vietnam War.
“It was January , in Saigon. Our Army pilots strapped on their helmets and boarded their helicopters. They lifted off.....It was a single raid against an enemy stronghold just a few miles into the jungle -- but it was one of America’s first major operations in that faraway land.” Nowhere in the ensuing narrative from the White House is there an explanation for that “first major operation.”
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:03am
An optimistic look at the future from a former Marine and CIA intelligence officer:
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 2:06pm
Acting with the impunity with which all presidents arm themselves, President Obama is set to violate the War Powers Resolution.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 3:20pm
by Robert Jensen
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:52pm
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 5:06pm
1) Tell Your Member of Congress:
Oppose US Military Intervention in Iraq or Syria
Oppose the $571 Billion Defense Appropriations Bill
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 3:10pm
Andy's 14th birthday was on June 2nd and the march and celebration were June 7th.
Young people were abundant at the birthday celebration. Some who appeared to be not much more than elementary school aged could be seen helping organize the proceedings, with many guardians simply watching and playing more of a background role at the demonstration.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 5:22pm
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 2:57pm
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 2:33pm
There must be a lot of cognitive dissonance at the Press Democrat. Sometimes they come out with great editorials - such as this one - and yet, when it comes time to support candidates for office, they almost always support the very people who run counter to the ideals expressed in their editorials. The Council and the PD Editorial office - a couple of three-ring circuses. See the Press Democrat's editorial at the link below....