What we were doing didn’t have anything to do with national defense.
Americans have a lot less to be proud of than we think.
We are all as Americans immersed in a matrix of militarism and imperialism since birth; to fight against it, then, is often seen as un-American.
Stop listening to the screech of war hawks. Invest in life instead of death.
Young people turning 21 today have never known a time when America hasn’t been at war with somebody somewhere.
No matter which party claims victory, the true victor remains the military-industrial-Congressional complex.
We as a nation need to demand that military leaders serve with honor and integrity; this is far more important to the future of our military and our country than gargantuan military budgets and loads of exotic and expensive weaponry.
after 21 years, it’s become painfully clear to many, including to 9-11 victim family members who, after all this time, remain fighting in court for the truth, that U.S. foreign policy and military strategists don’t much care about the unintended consequences or “blowback” to instigate wars.
Trillions of dollars later, we have fought for two decades in both Afghanistan and Iraq, and have destroyed so much more than what we lost that terrible day.
Killing innocents is wrong, whether it’s done by the U.S. military or by terrorists.