Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Special kind of stupid

  Our leaders seem to believe that the American people are a special kind of stupid. The latest propaganda campaign against Iran demonstrates that at this point they’re just going through the motions. As any half-wit could have foreseen, Trump … Continue reading

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The political/economy of empire

  While it’s useful to focus on what we can all do to make things better, going local will only go so far.¬†Entering a presidential election between two deeply unpopular candidates, we are faced with problems that require a national … Continue reading

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“Boy Play”

Thought I’d become inured to “war-on-terror”¬†blowback. Boy was I wrong. In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers … Continue reading

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