America’s Military circa 2010 updated to 2019

The American Military by Andrew Bacevich – May 2019

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My very first piece for TomDispatch, reposted below, appeared more than a decade ago. Perhaps I’m not the best person to judge, but I believe that my critical assessment of American military policy and of the U.S. military system has stood the test of […]

Commentary by Non Sequitur

In response to the Jackie O to Melania trope

This is a photo of one of them…see if you can tell which one

…and don’t complain to me about posting this photo online – she posed for it publically

– https://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/article/donald-trump-melania-trump-knauss-first-lady-erections

Our political system picks the wrong kind of leaders

Outer Turmoil

Our toxic political system produces toxic leaders. We should design a system that rewards kindness and honesty.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian, 12th June 2019

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Who in their right mind would want the job? It is almost certain to end, as Theresa May found, in failure and public execration. To […]

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