REIGN OF TERROR is c

REIGN OF TERROR is c


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New Forever Wars is out and be warned this is a brutal read. I’ve been struggling for a while to write about the War on Terror institutionalizing mass killing while concealing not only the scale of the dead but their names.

Giancarlo heroics off of run manufacture! Is this 2021 still

DAUGHTER: *putting toy microphone up to baby sister’s face as baby bounces in the bouncer* So what would you say you’re trying to do here

@tomricks1  Because we teach patriotism as allegiance to a set of ideas, principles or documents, not as solidarity with your neighbors. That makes it easier to die for something abstract but intimately felt than it is to see everyone around you as valuable as you see yourself

Something every black-site supervisor, including the one who became CIA director, got away with.

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DAUGHTER: *watching Looney Tunes * Wow! That hurt so bad it could kill you

(This piece is not locked for subscribers, it’s open for all to read, I just took a screenshot before we realized we accidental locked it and then fixed that)

Whistleblowers at the *children’s detention camp* on Fort Bliss — read that again — have come forward with horrific accounts of mistreatment of children, with the interests of companies on a $1 BILLION a contract paramount. This isn’t Trump, this is Biden

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When you want a livable minimum wage

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Wow super strange how they’re not kettling them, dousing them with tear gas, bashing them with batons,

ICE is feeding Muslim detainees pork at its Krome detention center in Miami and its chaplain dismisses this basic, deliberate dignity violation by saying “it is what it is.”

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When asked if she would put herself on the casino floor with the workers she’d be endangering, the mayor dodges before saying, “first of all, I have a family.”

106 Republican congressmembers and 18 Republican attorneys general are insisting that a presidential election ought to be invalidated because their party lost. It’s being treated as no big deal because they won’t win rather than the harbinger of constitutional collapse it is.

This is a horror story about a man named Zayn al-Abidin Muhammad Husayn. The CIA tortured him to the point he became catatonic, as a test case for its torture program. But he wasn’t who they thought he was. 15 yrs ago they admitted it. He’s still in a cage

Brown University’s Cost of War Project finds that Trump’s “Bomb The Shit Out Of Them” airstrikes in Afghanistan increased civilian casualties by 330 percent from 2016. “In 2019 airstrikes killed 700 civilians - more civilians than in any other year since the beginning of the war”

Aaaaaaand the Pentagon just made Michael Flynn aide Ezra Cohen-Watnick acting undersecretary for intelligence.

NEW: When the expired parts of the PATRIOT Act come back for a vote in the Senate this week, they’re going to include a push to expand surveillance authorities into warrantless collection of your search and browsing history. For starters.

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