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America Has Become a War Machine - and It Has Destroyed Our Ability to Function as a Democracy


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Freya
- 677 days ago - alternet.org
Violence abroad breeds violence at home.



   

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Donna T (0)
Saturday April 8, 2017, 6:53 am
thank you
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Saturday April 8, 2017, 7:22 am
Shared news article and analysis over social media to raise and spread awareness.
 

Sue H (7)
Saturday April 8, 2017, 8:31 am
Thanks for sharing this powerful article.. We The People need to figure out how to take back our government. Resist and Persist.
 

Lone F (58)
Saturday April 8, 2017, 3:50 pm
Noted - thanks for sharing dear Freya
 

John B (185)
Monday April 10, 2017, 11:09 am
Thanks Freya for the link to the excellent article by Tom Engelhardt.
“Violence abroad,” it said, “breeds violence at home.” say it all.
Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 10, 2017, 1:04 pm
America shouldn't be a war machine at all. Violence doesn't give good results and could cause violence in return. What I see these day on televisionica is disgusting.
 

Christina Klein (0)
Monday April 10, 2017, 1:15 pm
I´ve get sleepless nights and I can only shake my head and try not to think about it.
 

Sheila D (28)
Monday April 10, 2017, 6:21 pm
It's a terrifying prospect, though one we have to address. RESIST! Thanks for the post, Freya.
 

Julie W (33)
Monday April 10, 2017, 7:30 pm
Thanks Freya. Sobering article.
 

Colleen L (3)
Monday April 10, 2017, 11:00 pm
Thanks Freya
 

Marco C (31)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 4:57 am
Time to put the war mongers on alert.

A bomb won't get me to work, a tomahawk missile can't move freight, machine guns wont deliver lead free water to my home, hand grenades wont help me cross the river, and missile launchers won't educate children or grow food. More of any of those won't help with any of those issues.
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 7:12 am
Noted, Thanks
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 9:39 am
Noted, Thank you
 

Christina Klein (0)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 2:16 pm
Thanks!
 

Christina Klein (0)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 2:18 pm
Thanks Freya! It´s terrible!
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 4:11 pm
Thanks
 

Mitchell D (82)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 5:41 pm
Sadly, this is not new news. See "The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War," by Andrew Bacevich...and "Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power," by Rachel Maddow.
 

Janis K (129)
Tuesday April 11, 2017, 6:22 pm
Thanks Freya!
 

Winn Adams (179)
Wednesday April 12, 2017, 6:59 am
Noted - Thanks Freya
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Sunday April 16, 2017, 9:09 pm
Thanks you
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Monday April 17, 2017, 5:11 am
Thanks again
 

Melania Padilla (123)
Tuesday April 25, 2017, 1:16 pm
Such a shame indeed
 
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