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RALEIGH — Yesterday, the state House unanimously approved legislation introduced by Representative David Willis, R-Union, to recognize April 24 each year as “Wounded Heroes Day” in North Carolina. 

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The state is a death cult and its highest holy sacrament is war.

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Well, at least he hasn’t started any NEW wars!

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Few will find it surprising that the incoming Biden administration looks, in both form and function, a lot like the Obama administration of 2009-2017. After all, Joe Biden served as Barack Obama's vice president for those eight years. His staff and cabinet appointments comprise a veritable Who's Who of Obama holdovers and members of Biden's own political circle, built over decades in the Senate and White House.

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Libertarian educator Tom Woods famously quipped that “no matter who you vote for you end up with John McCain.” Unfortunately Woods was proven right for about the thousandth time this past week, as Washington again showed us that it is all about war.

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"American intelligence officials have concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan," claims the New York Times.

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Monday, 25 May 2020 12:11

COLUMN: Honoring our fallen soldiers

The meaning of Memorial Day is "remembrance:” a day to honor our fallen soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

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On Memorial Day, the media do their usual sacralizing of war. Instead, it should be a day for the ritualized scourging of politicians. During the last 70 years, their lies have resulted in the unnecessary deaths of almost 100,000 American soldiers and millions of foreigners. And yet, people still get teary-eyed when politicians take the stage to talk about their devotion to the troops.

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Wednesday, 09 October 2019 13:15

COLUMN: Entangling alliances make for forever wars

In March of 2018, U.S. president Donald Trump promised "we'll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon." That December, he issued an order to begin withdrawing U.S. troops. Apparently the order never got executed. Most of a year later, U.S. forces remain.

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Monday, 27 May 2019 15:33

COLUMN: All gave some, some gave all

A bullet pinged past the soldier’s ear as he crouched behind bushes near the front lines. A soldier near him suddenly lurched forward, letting out a horrible scream as he crumpled to the ground and died. All gave some, some gave all.

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