The generals won’t stop war; it’s their bread and butter. The politicians won’t stop war; it makes them look so strong and resolute and electable. Who’s left? It’s up to the soldiers.
source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com with video. Matt Damon grew-up as a neighbor of famed American historian, Howard Zinn, author of best-selling, A people’s history of the United States, that explains US history and foreign policy as a competition between American ideals and lust for oligarchic power. In the linked two-minute clip, Damon’s character in Good Will […]
Reflective citizens need to ask what the celebration of Veterans Day is really about. If we are no longer celebrating the cause of peace, and instead are celebrating the military, what exactly are we celebrating?