Rand Paul very artfully criticized Trump questioning his warmongering military appointments. His prescient question is, Why are we always the patsies sending our kids there?
No, the spoils will go to our massive and multifaceted war machine. The war machine is comprised of companies controlled by the 1%.
With pro-war governments it is always difficult to get the truth out to the population at large. The same is true with the drum beats to war with Venezuela.
The Venezuela story serves two purposes that feed off of each other. Millennials and other Americans are realizing that the current economy is extractive on most.
Just hours after news of the Afghanistan framework deal broke, corporate media jumped to sound the alarm, urging the US to maintain its occupation.
The President is spending $1.5 trillion of our national wealth to get in an undiplomatic skirmish that is blowing up on the rest of us and ruining the holidays.
Several other cable news anchors and pundits are already in the Trump administration or will soon be, providing additional ammunition for Trump’s pending war.
Tom Brokaw’s words to many has value. His comments on Meet the Press were irresponsible and devoid of any real analysis.
The Paris massacre is no justification for escalating the war in Syria as like Iraq will create blow back and kill many more.
One wonders if many reporters and journalists are willfully ignorant or simply so gullible that they buy the defense industrial complex’s war narrative.