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Egypt’s Military Dictatorship Rears Its Ugly Head

hussein-tantawiby Jacob G. Hornberger

The Egyptian people are learning firsthand why America’s Founding Fathers were so opposed to standing armies. Our ancestors understood that standing armies are a grave threat to the freedom and well-being of the citizenry. Thus, it’s no surprise that the U.S. Constitution failed to grant to the federal government the power to establish a standing army.

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Guantanamo’s Goon Squads Still Torturing

GuantanamoDespite President Obama's pledge to end torture, the brutalization of Muslim prisoners at Guantanamo prison continues under his regime.

Guantanamo is where a thug squad called the Immediate Reaction Force(IRF) tortures inmates while pointing their required video cameras at the floor to hide their beatings.

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Campaign Treasure Hunters

superpacFrom out of the green mist enveloping the campaign doldrums they come. Relentlessly. Doggedly. Cattedly. Trudging blank- faced and soulless. Armies of cash hungry zombies brandishing partisan pickaxes, shovels and crowbars, with only one goal rattling around their feverish brains. Campaign booty. Pieces of 8. Entire 8s. Eight figured 8s.

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Julian Assange: the price of being a Western dissident

Julian Assangeby Wei Ling Chua

Julian Assange is doing humanity a favour by exposing through the US Embassy Cables that “Oil motivates U.S. policy more than fighting terrorists,” and that the killing and torturing of tens of thousands of civilians by the US and NATO forces in Iraq and Afghanistan through the Iraq War Logs and Afghanistan War Logs were evidence of war crimes.

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Double Hypocrisy

of State Hillary Clinton by Jacob G. Hornberger

Russian foreign minister Sergey V. Lavrov hoisted Secretary of State Hillary Clinton up on her petard after she accused Russia of shipping attack helicopters to the Assad regime in Syria. In response, Lavrov reminded Clinton of something she might have forgotten: that the U.S. government supplies weaponry to oppressive regimes throughout the Middle East.

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