Caught this on Juan Cole’s Informed Comment this morning.
This afternoon I attended Rep. Adam Smith’s salmon bake in Bellevue. I mentioned problems with our military: ex-military generals whose punditry is corrupted by connections to military contractors; cost over-runs and design flaws in the F-35; and our history of supporting the wrong side in conflicts. As always, Smith acknowledges the existence of the problems. […]
Dedicated to the memory of Nelson Mandela who died on December 5, 2013 at the age of 95. He led Africa’s struggle for freedom and justice. A hero to millions, he will be mourned around the world. We the People need to speak truth to power. We need to be heard. We need to […]