It might well be asked, once the smoke has cleared and the bluster and bragging rights ("Nobody f*cks with us!") have toned down, what lasting lessons have been learned from any war?

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Mar 17, 2023Liked by Bill Astore

I know I am old when the lessons we never learned from the war I WAS IN, are now replaced by the lessons we never learned from subsequent generations. F*&%

Peace if we want it

Jim W

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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. That's why even offensive and hateful words are protected speech under the first amendment. UnConstitutional wars, not declared by Congress, are legalized murder of people of sovereign nations who have not attacked USA. They are wars of aggression, offensive and depraved. No foreign entanglements are the founding principle. Americans are now learning Chinese in great numbers. Is it for spying for intended war with China, or is for diplomacy and peaceful debate?

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Thank you for this text, it is important for me and other people here in Germany and Europe to know how the American people feel about their own country's wars. Only US citizens can save the world from destruction by taking action against this government which, disguised as the world police, is bringing death and destruction to every peaceful corner of the world.

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If at first you don't succeed fail fail again.

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Producing democracies has always been a ruse anyway. It has never really ever been about that. Most of the time it has been about overthrowing governments that don't kiss our ass, or to steal other countries resources. Also the so called stopping communism is another ruse that's over played.. This country has become about as communistic as some of the other ones we have fought in the past. It's time we worried about our own back yard instead of everyone else's!!!

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America has not won a war in 77 years for the simple reason that we don't start wars to win them, but to enrich the MICCIFMATT and to plant the seed for the next war.

And every one of those wars we have started we started with a complete and total LIE: Tonkin Gulf, Kuwaiti Incubator Babies, a bunch of ragheads living in caves in Afghanistan who did 9/11, Saddam's "WMDs", Assad's chemical attack, and most recently, Russia as the imperialist aggressor in Ukraine.

One can only imagine what Lie will be told to get us into war with China. And i'm sure the folks at the White House, Pentagon, NSA/CIA, and State Department already have it in Final Draft, ready for signature.

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It was lies that got the US into the 2003 Iraq WAR, and I suspect the video released by the Pentagon showing the Russian fighter is computer generated.

This is the Pentagon video and I can’t see the US drone anywhere in it. It’s entirely possible with computers to modify the propellers.

Besides, as incompetent as US Propaganda says the Russians are, that pilot was more experienced and competant than the US Blue Angels or the Thunderbirds to be able to hit that very small propeller at the rear end of the drone and land safely.

Am I missing anything in the Pentagon video? I don’t see any drone anywhere in it near the Russian jet. Would someone please point it out to me if you see it?


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ON THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INVASION OF IRAQ IT MUST BE CLEAR: The U.S. Is The Greatest Threat To World Peace And Collective Humanity by Ajamu Baraka / Global Research 031723

History teaches that the greatest threat to peace today is the United States. No other nation creates dangers as great as those emanating from the U.S. commitment to the doctrine of Full Spectrum Dominance.

As anti-imperialist and Anti-war activists are preparing to mobilize in Washington D.C. on the 20th anniversary of the illegal and immoral invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and its Western colonial allies, it is imperative that authentic anti-imperialist forces and those earnestly committed to an Anti-war principle recognize two things: the U.S. based transnational ruling class is fully invested in the doctrine of U.S. “Full Spectrum Dominance,” and as a consequence THE U.S. STATE HAS BECOME AN EXISTENTIAL THREAT TO COLLECTIVE HUMANITY ON OUR PLANET.

The recognition of these two “facts” are the only basis of a politics that can unite Anti-war and anti-imperialists and mitigate the ideological and political confusion that permeates progressive politics in the U.S. that has resulted in progressives and even self-defined radicals supporting pro-imperial policies under the guise of humanitarianism and anti-authoritarianism. The Eurocentric and social-imperialist left has played a nefarious role also providing left ideological and moral cover for those same politics under the guise of opposing “authoritarianism,” usually in the global South, and in Russian or Chinese imperialism.

Continued at https://www.globalresearch.ca/twentieth-anniversary-invasion-iraq-it-must-be-clear-us-greatest-threat-world-peace-collective-humanity/5812280 ; [EMPHASIS added.]

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On Reagan’s “Evil Empire,” 40 Years Later

Some of Y’All may remember President Ronald Reagan’s “Evil Empire” speech from forty years ago. According to Wiki:

<<<The "Evil Empire" speech was a speech delivered by U.S. President Ronald Reagan to THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EVANGELICALS on March 8, 1983 at the height of Cold War and Soviet-Afghan War.

<<<In that speech, Reagan referred to the Soviet Union as an "evil empire" and as "THE FOCUS OF EVIL IN THE MODERN WORLD".

<<<Reagan explicitly rejected the notion that the United States and the Soviet Union were equally responsible for the Cold War and the ongoing nuclear arms race between the two nations; rather, he asserted that the conflict was a battle between Good [US] and Evil [THEM]>>> [ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evil_Empire_speech ; EMPHASIS added.]

Given what the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics did all over the Planet since the end of World War II [and before, in places like Ukraine]; and given what the United States of America has done all over the Planet since the end of World War II, and particularly since the demise and disintegration of the USSR and European Communism ~ and most particularly since 9/11 ~ a very strong argument can be made that The Evil Empire on the Planet today is the good ole USA.

And a stronger argument can be made that what this Planet needs most of all is a similar demise and disintegration of the United States and ITS Totally Evil Empire.

What the United States has perpetrated and perpetuated since the end of first World War II and then 9/11 was, is, and will ever be not merely “wrong,” but EVIL. As in Bullet-Hits-The-Bone EVIL.

How many civilians has the United States killed, maimed, orphaned, widowed, widowered, and/or rendered childless, homeless, hopeless, and helpless in Southeast and Southwest Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and most recently Eastern Europe? And how much money has America’s MICCIFMATT and its Devotees made off all that carnage?

What is needed is for the entire Planet ~ including Americans ~ to be able to do this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3retodS7OY .

And this would be even better: https://www.google.com/search?q=there%27s+a+party+going+on+right+here&rlz=1C1CHZN_enUS1046US1046&source=lnms&tbm=vid&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwinw6Ljs-T9AhUdDjQIHbYpBC0Q0pQJegQIBRAC&biw=1600&bih=789&dpr=1#fpstate=ive&vld=cid:e615fc6d,vid:8Lu41LulQos .


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That's Government work for you-- I know..! It always sounds good on paper until the unforeseeable consequences show up! They will never learn...!

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Bremer, previously famous for directing Guiliani's cover up during 9/11, was not "hapless" ,he was an traitor getting a peachy job for his help covering up the actual events of 9/11 in NYC.

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