“What we’re seeing is that when the United States steps back and speaks softly, nobody listens,” she said. Business, Investing, Economy, Politics, World News, Energy, Environment, Science, Technology Washington's Blog. America Has Been At War 93% of the Time - 222 Out of 239 Years - Since 1776 Washington's Blog. Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America’s wars, which reveals something quite interesting: since the United States was founded in 1776, she has been at war during 214 out of her 235 calendar years of existence.
In other words, there were only 21 calendar years in which the U.S. did not wage any wars.To put this in perspective:* Pick any year since 1776 and there is about a 91% chance that America was involved in some war during that calendar year.* No U.S. president truly qualifies as a peacetime president. Instead, all U.S. presidents can technically be considered “war presidents.”* The U.S. has never gone a decade without war.* The only time the U.S. went five years without war (1935-40) was during the isolationist period of the Great Depression.* * *Here is a graphic depiction of U.S. wars: The Emperor’s Rage: Let Chaos Envelop the World! Chaos reigns and spreads as enraged leaders in the US, Europe and their clients and allies pursue genocidal wars.
Mercenary wars in Syria; Israel’s terror bombing on Gaza; proxy wars in the Ukraine, Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Somalia. Tens of millions of refugees flee scenes of total destruction. Nothing is sacred. There are no sanctuaries. Homes, schools, hospitals and entire families are targeted for destruction. Chaos by Design. » What Obama Told Us At West Point Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind! Obama's 'Don't Do Stupid Shit' Foreign Policy. According to multiple reliable sources, on Air Force One during President Barack Obama's recent Asia trip, he spent some time talking with his traveling press corps about his approach to foreign policy.
He was defensive and, by one account, "fuming. " He felt that the criticism of his approach was unfair. He had clear ideas about how to manage America's global interests. In his own words, they centered on a single concept: "Don't do stupid shit. " In fact, after making this point, he reportedly stood up, headed forward toward his own cabin on the plane, and then stopped. » Bergdahl Sideshow Diverts Attention Away from Crimes of the War Party Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!
“The horror that is America is disgusting,” Bowe Bergdahl wrote before he went AWOL. “I have seen their ideas and I am ashamed to even be American. The horror of the self-righteous arrogance that they thrive in. It is all revolting.” – senseih
14 defining characteristics of fascism: The U.S. in 2012. When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying the cross. — Sinclair Lewis, It Can’t Happen Here. (1935) Gregory PatinActivist Post In the spring of 2003, ex-corporate executive and political scientist Lawrence W.
Britt published an essay in Free Inquiry magazine entitled “Fascism Anyone?” In his work, Britt examined the traits of the two governments that formed the original historical model for fascism, Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy, and five other protofascist regimes that imitated that model, Franco’s Spain, Salazar’s Portugal, Papadopoulos’s Greece, Pinochet’s Chile, and Suharto’s Indonesia. He identified 14 characteristics that were common to all of them. These traits have since been widely accepted as the 14 defining characteristics of fascism.
American Exceptionalism. Stop imperialism. Stop Imperialism is devoted to the principle that all nations of the world have the inherent and inviolable rights of self-determination and territorial sovereignty, as well as the right to peaceful economic and political development.
Nation-states must not be subjected to oppression, exploitation, coercion, or subversion at the hands of more powerful nations or empires. Origins and Character of American Exceptionalism. The Insider - AMERICA'S HIDDEN AGENDA. The US government has a hidden agenda - a conspiracy to establish an American empire and rule the world.
The elite men in control are now so certain of their absolute power that they no longer conceal their plan for the New World Order. The insiders behind US government policy, including Vice-President Dick Cheney, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld,[1, 2] have openly declared their bold vision for "American world leadership", a "global leadership" controlled by the White House. Is The Military-Industrial Complex Invincible?
What Drives The West’s Self-Destructive Belligerence? The “Reconstruction and Enlargement” of Europe. That is how the corporate-funded Atlantic Council – NATO’s defacto public relations front and think tank – is describing the current agenda of the “transatlantic community” during their celebration of the “25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the 15th anniversary of NATO’s first post-Cold War enlargement, and the 10th anniversary of the “big bang” enlargements of both the European Union and NATO.”
Readers might notice that the EU and NATO’s “big bang” enlargements occurred long after the Cold War ended – in other words, long after NATO’s alleged reason for existing expired. Yet it not only continued to exist, it in fact expanded and continues to expand to this very day. Its presence in Ukraine and Georgia via proxy regimes installed through now admitted US-backed subversion is reminiscent to Nazi Germany’s aggressive pre-war expansion. Buffers Vs. Empire Building Today, similarly, Russia seeks buffers. Arrogance Drives America’s Self-Destruction What Russia Learned. Imperial Conquest: America’s “Long War” against Humanity. The following text was presented at the Rosa Luxemburg Conference, Berlin, January 11, 2014.
The event was organized by the German daily “junge Welt”. This year, the Rosa Luxemburg Conference marked the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War. In this regard, the history of wars is important because it helps us understand today’s wars. Our objective is World Peace. Our objective is to criminalize war. America’s War against the People of Korea: The Historical Record of US War Crimes. A Message for Peace.
Towards a Peace Agreement and the Withdrawal of US Troops from Korea* Introduction Armistice Day, 27 July 1953 is day of Remembrance for the people of Korea. It is a landmark date in the historical struggle for national reunification and sovereignty. I am privileged to have this opportunity of participating in the 60th anniversary commemoration of Armistice Day on July 27, 2013. I am much indebted to the “Anti-War, Peace Actualized, People Action” movement for this opportunity to contribute to the debate on peace and reunification. An armistice is an agreement by the warring parties to stop fighting. The Project for the New American Century. The Project for the New American Century.
Click here for other articles on this topic The People versus the Powerful is the oldest story in human history. At no point in history have the Powerful wielded so much control. At no point in history has the active and informed involvement of the People, all of them, been more absolutely required. By William Rivers Pitt. Centre for Research on Globalisation (CRG) Ron Paul: Give Peace a Chance. Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul said today that he could see no possible reason to ever launch military action or initiate a war, vowing instead to battle efforts he said are undermining the individual liberties of people in America.
In an interview with Washingtonpost.com's PostTalk program, the Texas congressman said he could see "no reason" to justify military action if he were elected president. He compared the United States to a schoolyard bully and said the country has no reason to flex its muscles overseas. "There's nobody in this world that could possibly attack us today," he said in the interview. "I mean, we could defend this country with a few good submarines.