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Memorial Day Is A Time To Mourn the Dead … Let’s Not Glorify War

Note: This was initially posted in May 2012.  It is still extremely relevant now, in May 2014.  Memorial Day airshows, glorifying war, are now being conducted in several locales around the country.  Anti-war demonstrations are held at many of these. … Continue reading

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Ten Years of War in Afghanistan

           It’s been ten terrible years of war in Afghanistan.  Nearly two thousand U.S. soldiers have been killed in this war.  Tens of thousands of Afghans have been killed.  We have spent nearly $500 Billion fighting this war.  The war … Continue reading

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New START Treaty Ratified- Good News! But Let’s Beware the Military-Industrial Complex; Eisenhower Warned Us

The Senate has finally ratified the New START Treaty.  This will make the world a little bit safer.  It will move us just a little bit further along, toward the ultimate goal of nuclear abolition.  The treaty will significantly reduce … Continue reading

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