Samuel Freeman: Mr. President, We Have Shed Enough Tears

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Mr. President, We Have Shed Enough Tears By Samuel Freeman On Wednesday, 10 February, Pfc. Adriana Alvarez of San Benito died of a gunshot wound in Baghdad, Iraq. The exact circumstances of her death remain unclear, so we do not know whether her death is combat related. Pfc. Alvarez enlisted in the military at age […]

Obama’s Military-Industrial Complex Woes (Part I)

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On Sunday, President Barack Obama has issued to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. He will address the public tonight his decision to send more troops and outline his new Afghanistan strategy from West Point, the United States Army’s elite military academy. President Obama faces a difficult task. He must first win over the anti-war […]

Iraq: 5 Years Later

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Today our nation marks five years of war in Iraq. It was five years ago President George W. Bush and seven of his administration’s top officials, including Vice President Dick Cheney, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, made at least 935 false statements about the national security threat posed by Saddam […]

Smoke and Mirrors: Petro Power Plays

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Last week, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez threatened to cut off oil sales to the United States because the intention of ExxonMobil to freeze assets of state-owned Venezuelan oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), as part of a US government backed “economic war” against his government. On his weekly TV show ‘Alo Presidente,’ President Chávez described […]

The Reality of Peace On Earth

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What is on your Christmas list? In a recent ABC News poll in which they asked people, “If you could have your choice, what one present would you most like to have for Christmas?” the answers provided gives great insight to the American psyche. Forget peace and happiness because most Americans wanted either a car […]

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