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Good War, Bad War: One Tiger’s Opinion

Three days after the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the United  States Congress passed the Authorization for Use of Military Force giving the president the authority to “to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored such organizations ...

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Backwards Intentions in the War on Drugs

Guest author Buddy Bell is a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. He traveled to Afghanistan in May and June 2012 and stayed in Kabul as a guest of the Afghan Peace Volunteers. He traveled to Honduras with the Alliance for Global Justice in July 2011 and in February 2012 with La Voz de los de Abajo. Email him here. August 31, 2012 I'll always remember a scene from my second day in Afghanistan, ...

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Military Terror Plot: Are You Shocked?

The Huffington Post thinks we should be shocked. But I’m not. The story’s headline on the front page of Huffington Post Crime section reads “SHOCK: Serving Soldiers Planned To Bring Down U.S. Government.” That’s the headline, but the title of the article reveals a bit more: “Military Terror Plot: Murder Case Uncovers Terror Plot By ‘Militia’ Within U.S. Military.” The Huffington Post reports that an anarchi ...

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Rick Perry and Jesus: Strength and Weakness

One of the most pressing questions facing the world today is, 'How can we oppose evil without creating new evils and being made evil ourselves?' - Walter Wink It was at the end of our youth group. Most already left to catch a ride home from their parents, but a few high schoolers remained. They wanted to discuss Rick Perry’s anti-lgbt commercial called “Strong.” The video went viral on youtube within hours ...

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