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…

Election Interference vs Rand Corporation Full Spectrum Assault on Russia

by Jim Dean edited by O Society July 10, 2019 Americans have endured endless media coverage about election interference as if that were some horrible class of crime. But it really isn’t, and never has been. The latest examples are Trump’s weighing in to support Bibi Netanyahu for re-election, without which the ex-general Benny Gantz … Continue reading Election Interference vs Rand Corporation Full Spectrum Assault on Russia

The Birth of the Military-Industrial Complex Monster

by Tim Duff TruthOut Nov 5, 2018 In his farewell speech on January 17, 1961, President Dwight Eisenhower warned of the "military-industrial complex." The birth of this monster can be traced to National Security Council document 68 (NSC-68), submitted to Harry S. Truman in April 1950. The document was top secret then and remained so until 1975. … Continue reading The Birth of the Military-Industrial Complex Monster