Posts Tagged ‘war’

The Media Thinks You Are Stupid

Posted: 15th February 2012 by Veritas in Videos, What the F*ck!
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More than 91,000 documents, most of which are secret U.S. military reports about the war in Afghanistan, were released by on Sunday. Following are some details and highlights of the documents, which were released first to The New York Times, The Guardian and Der Spiegel.

If the President can’t take criticism from someone who probably has a better idea of how to win a war than he, how long will the U.S. be in Afghanistan? Calling it the “right thing for our mission in Afghanistan,” Obama relieved Gen. Stanley McChrystal of his command after a 30-minute meeting at the White [...]

I’m going to just come out and make the accusation.  The United States government drug out a war on the basis of eventually harvesting the bounty beneath Afghanistan’s surface…or at least that’s how it’s starting to appear.  We are now heavily invested in a war, which propaganda lead the masses to believe was about a [...]

A Chinese farmer is fighting off property developers who want his land, firing rockets from a homemade cannon made out of a wheelbarrow and pipes, state media said on Tuesday. Yang Youde, who lives on the outskirts of the bustling city of Wuhan, in central Hubei province, said he had fended off two eviction attempts [...]

The United States must uphold moral standards when waging wars that are necessary and justified, President Barack Obama said on Thursday as he accepted the Nobel Prize for Peace. In a speech at the award ceremony in Oslo, Obama said violent conflict would not be eradicated “in our lifetimes,” there would be times when nations [...]

US President Barack Obama ordered 30,000 extra troops to Afghanistan and the NATO chief said other countries would send 5,000 soldiers, amid growing pressure to find a way out of the unpopular war. As the US death toll for 2009 hit a record 300, Obama vowed in a nationwide speech late Tuesday from the West [...]

Fired Up! Missouri points out that the Lafayette County Republican Central Committee is highlighting a new billboard in the state with steps for a “citizens guide to revolution of a corrupt government“: This billboard replaces one that warned that the socialist “Obama-Nation” is “coming for you.” It’s unclear who the owner of the billboard is, [...]

Kenya Recruiting Children to Fight in Somalia

Posted: 16th November 2009 by Sus Scrofa in Politics
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The recruits assembled by moonlight at a watering hole. Hundreds of boys and young Kenyan men were herded onto trucks, which were covered with heavy canvas and driven through the night. It was so hot inside they could hardly breathe. One recruit, Salad Dahir, said they banged the sides of the truck for water but [...]