Tag Archives: Peace

Veterans Administration Is Not The Problem

“One out of every ten veterans alive today was seriously injured at some point while serving in the military, and three-quarters of those injuries occurred in combat,” according to a 2011 Pew Research survey of veterans. “For many of these … Continue reading

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The Problem Is A Decade Of War

General Shinseki’s Resignation Will Solve Nothing SAINT LOUIS, Mo.– General Eric Shinseki has resigned his position as secretary of the Veterans Administration (VA). Now what? When will we start the real debate the nation must have about turning away from … Continue reading

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An Iowa View of Syria

(UPDATE: Sept. 4, 2013, 3:30 p.m. CDT: A new report from Russia, including a 100-page United Nations report on the chemical attack at Aleppo, Syria, indicates non-standard Syrian chemical weapons used in attack. Russian analysis suggests Syrian rebels may have … Continue reading

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The (five o’clock) Shadow KNOWS

Dear Folks, There is a terrible, unmistakeable irony here. Wednesday, Aug. 21, will be last release of Nixon’s secretly recorded white house tapes (from irony of ironies nixon library in yorba linda california) AND sentencing of Bradley Manning in suspicious … Continue reading

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Solidarity Fast over Guantanamo to End

SHARON SPRINGS, N.Y.– Elliott Adams, a Vietnam veteran who will have been fasting for 80 days in solidarity with Guantanamo detainees, will end his fast on Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Masjid As-Salam in Albany. Veteran Tarak Kauff of Woodstock, who … Continue reading

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Iowa Veterans for Peace Marks Anniversary

The Eastern Iowa chapter of Veterans for Peace marked its third anniversary by standing witness to peace along the RAGBRAI route near Fairfield on Saturday. During the time since receiving their charter from the national organization, Chapter 161 spawned two … Continue reading

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Drone Strikes: U.S. Targeted Killings

Airpower enthusiasts claim that drones, or “unmanned aerial vehicles” (UAVs), offer the possibility of quick, clean, and decisive victory in the war on terror. They are easy to deploy, save pilots’ lives, and avoid American casualties. Drones qualify as the … Continue reading

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Reapers Salute Drones in Des Moines

Note in our inbox from Aaron Jorgensen-Briggs. PAIR OF REAPERS SALUTE DRONES ON FLEUR AVENUE Upset about possibility of drone base not being placed in Iowa, duo says yes to death and no to life DES MOINES-  (CPM News Services)  … Continue reading

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The Path Leads To Peace

IS Cubed is ISIS Follow Your Way You are not alone The Path leads to Peace I will be with You in All Ways In All days Always I AM in All Rays Santi Aum Follow the Rainbow Big Dipper … Continue reading

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Don't be Distracted by North Korean Nuclear Test

The North Korean nuclear test explosion on Feb. 12 is a serious threat to international security and reemphasizes the need for the U.S. to lead in working with other nuclear-armed states to decrease the risk posed by the existence of … Continue reading

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