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Guten Tag, Mitt! Greetings From a European Welfare State

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.13.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

I wish we had this cool stuff in my country. But we don't. Instead, our government spends money on crippled people and old people and people with mental problems, and fixing old bridges and building highways and hospitals and things like this. We are not so cool as you.

NATO Kills 27 Civilians In Afghanistan Attack, Says Afghan Cabinet

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — NATO jets mistakenly killed at least 21 people in central Afghanistan, Afghan officials said Monday, the deadliest attack on civilians i...

Fox News Analyst, Retired General Robert Scales, Wants US To REDUCE Protections For Civilians Caught In Afghan War

Rethink Afghanistan | Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Maj. Gen. Robert Scales (Ret.) went on FOX News and called for the loosening of rules of engagement meant to protect civilians, which he called "overl...

U.S. Forces Kill Children, Other Civilians in Marjah, Afghanistan, with "Precision" Weapons

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

The hype surrounding "precision guided munitions" is one of the reasons Americans feel so free to go to war in civilian areas, and it's one of the most pernicious pieces of misinformation spread by the pro-war crowd.

American HIMARS Rocket, GPS-Guided Weapon, Kills At Least 10 Civilians, 5 Children In Afghanistan

Rethink Afghanistan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The hype surrounding so-called "smart bombs" and "precision guided munitions" is one of the reasons Americans feel so free to go to war in civilian ar...

What Is the Future of America?

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reverend Billy

Our series of orgiastic futures in America has broken through one final horizon. We are surprised to be confronted by the actual future and it is nothing like how we marketed it.

Who Carries the Burden of Peace?

Nathan Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Schneider

Israel and its backers need to make the real sacrifices necessary to offer the Palestinian people a solution worthy of their dignity. It will not come cheap, but no cost is dearer than more war.

The Myth of Sanitary War

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Allison Kilkenny

So-called "rational adults" argue that smart bombs are exactly the same as the precision guaranteed between a doctor's steady hand, a blade, and a patient's flesh.