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Obama’s Epitaph?

“Sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds. Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds.”- William Shakespeare

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Who Is Protesting Against Obama’s New War In The Middle East

In the United Kingdom, the Stop The War Coalition is holding a demonstration in London to protest the British government’s plans to get involved in the civil wars in Iraq and Syria. The Coalition does not support the Islamic State, but rather questions whether bombings

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We Are Stopping The Islamic State. Now, Who Will Stop Us?

The Islamic State is a nasty group of people who do nasty things that certainly should come to a stop. The Islamic State forces conversion to Islam, wages civil war, and cuts people’s heads off. The Islamic State’s behavior is inexcusable. The Obama Administration wants

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The Language Killers Understand

“The only language understood by killers like this is the language of force.” Ethics of war pop quiz: Is the quote above A) by Barack Obama, B) about Barack Obama, or C) both by and about Barack Obama? For bonus points, answer your choice of

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President Obama Declares War Without Consent Of Congress

“We are at war with ISIL.” This declaration was made at the end of last week by the top spokesman for President Barack Obama, Press Secretary Josh Earnest, and was repeated by Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. They are powerful people, who speak for the President

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The Created Creator And The Illusion Of Our Battles

I’m an atheist. I don’t believe in the reality of gods, literally or metaphorically. Nonetheless, I find religions interesting in the way that they play with ideas, and am interested exploring the ideas that the gods proposed by religious groups represent. My starting point in

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Joe Biden’s Bring Them On

When George W. Bush responded to Iraqi rebel leaders who were attacking American soldiers by telling them to, “Bring ’em on”, it was a sign that Bush’s war in Iraq had swerved into reckless aggression without a plan. Today, the American have been given another

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Barack Obama’s Broken Promise on Edward Snowden Petition: 452 Days and Counting

On June 22 2013, the petition to pardon civil liberties whistleblower Edward Snowden surpassed a hundred thousand signatures, and has continued to gather signatures every day since, reaching 162,720 signatures today. The Obama administration promised to respond to any petition gaining more than 100,000 signatures in 30 days or less.  The petition to

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?