American History for Truthdiggers: A Once, Always, and Future Empire

This is an American History series written by Danny Sjursen, a US Army major who taught history at West Point. It is the same history we all learned in high school, except the bullshit has been removed. Enlightening... by Danny Sjursen edited by O Society October 2, 2019 Editor’s note: The past is prologue. The stories … Continue reading American History for Truthdiggers: A Once, Always, and Future Empire

Greta is Legit; However, the Powers that Be Actively Try to Use Her as Tool of their Symbolic McResistance™

Greta Thunberg is legit, sincere, and she has Asperger. However, the Powers that Be actively try to use her as tool of their symbolic McResistance™. She is not corrupt and her innocence is obvious. That said, they will do the utmost to put a soda can in her hand and get her to sing, "I'd … Continue reading Greta is Legit; However, the Powers that Be Actively Try to Use Her as Tool of their Symbolic McResistance™

Trump’s Foreign Policy is a Mafia Protection Racket

by Jeet Heer edited by O Society September 19, 2019 Donald Trump ran under the slogan of “America First,” which is a noxious expression of nationalism but at least shows the virtue of clarity. His actual foreign policy is much murkier, in no small part because his global business holdings make it quite plausible his … Continue reading Trump’s Foreign Policy is a Mafia Protection Racket

The Pentagon Wants More Control Over the News. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

The Pentagon is using the moral panic over “fake news” to gain influence over the domestic news landscape by Matt Taibbi edited by O Society August 7, 2019 If there’s a worse idea than the Pentagon becoming Editor-in-Chief of America, I can’t remember it. But we’re getting there: From Bloomberg over Labor Day weekend: Fake … Continue reading The Pentagon Wants More Control Over the News. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States

https://youtu.be/Df4R-xdKvpM by Abby Martin edited by O Society August 2, 2019 Empire Files: Our Hidden Empire with historian Daniel Immerwahr The global expanse of US military bases is well-known; but its actual territorial empire is largely hidden. The true map of America is not taught in our schools.   Abby Martin interviews history professor Daniel … Continue reading How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States

Trusting gut instincts to decide military action is…

Truthiness... um, because weighing what's fair takes deliberation. by Paul Slovic and Amichai Cohen  edited by O Society July 19, 2019 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1142055392488374272 Because the drone was unmanned, Trump said it would be disproportionate for a U.S. strike to result in approximately 150 Iranian deaths, the estimated number of likely casualties. The decision to call off … Continue reading Trusting gut instincts to decide military action is…