The photographs, if released, would illustrate the consequences of that decision, and remind Americans that the best way to protect the lives of American soldiers is not to keep them in a war zone for an entire decade.
The Army has found no evidence to support accusations of a poisoning plot by Muslims at Fort Jackson in South Carolina, so of course headlines are spreading fear of a poisoning plot by Muslims at Fort Jackson.
The military has been expanding for years, gaining new recruits by lowering the standards for admission to the Army to include high school drop outs, convicted criminals, middle-aged volunteers, and dunces unable to pass a simple mental aptitude test. So, how is the Army going to find even more new recruits?
High school seniors should not believe the promises of that military recruiter: It turns out that the military has been taking soldiers money and withholding it, cheating young Americans who have been to war.
In what’s supposed to be a war against the Taliban, the U.S. military seems to have inadvertently arming the Taliban, through its own incompetence.
Well, that’s because even with unemployment numbers at a height unseen for a generation, most young, fit, bright Americans still are not so hopeless that they would consider joining the military.
When the government abuses its powers and spies against us, it is the sensible and right thing for politically active citizens to develop methods of resistance. I hope to see activists develop yet more tools to thwart the Big Brother that our government has become.
Pro-war Christian fundamentalists like to say that the military is defending our freedoms, but the truth seems to be that Christian fundamentalists have usurped power within the military to attack Americans’ freedoms.