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Perpetual war is our reality

...tried the War on Drugs, and it stacked our prisons with minorities until we could barely contain them.Now it's the War on Terror, and it will never end, not if we stay the course. There will always be terror; especially if we continue to contribute...
Empire Editorial: To the Class of 2014: We're sorry

...know if you've been following the news lately, but the world just kinda got away from us. Somewhere between the War on Terror, global climate change and the impending collapse of the state's oil-based economy, the "Check Engine" light...
Trying to help others

...state VA data. About 58,000 of the state's veteran population are combat era veterans including 27,000 from the War on Terror and 24,000 Vietnam-era veterans.It's those veterans Tom and Adele say they want to lend a helping hand, those...
Banning assault weapons to counter the real threat of terrorism

...killed by terrorists on foreign soil. All but two were in Afghanistan where we've been fighting the so-called war on terror for 11 years. Given these facts, it's hard to imagine how the President and Congress can spend so much political...
Congress rethinks 9/11 law on military force

WASHINGTON - Congress is rethinking the broad authority it gave the president to wage a war on terror after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in light of how President Barack Obama has used the power to target suspected terrorists...
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Endless war is the foundation of tyranny

...trivial compared to the destructive nature of our "war on terror" policies. The main point is that national security...leaks and paranoia. It's why we're witnessing the "war on terror" destroying the freedom of the press and more. For...
We must not be the world's policeman

...Saddam Hussein and Libya's Muammar Qadaffi learned that the hard way. Now it's Assad's turn (earlier in the "war on terror," the CIA outsourced torture services to him), even if that means helping al-Qaeda in Syria.It's not just...
My turn: America should embrace liberalism

...people who aggressively reject the liberal ideal. Despite all evidence to the contrary, they want us to consider the "War on Terror" a noble cause. The current administration and its political allies would have us believe that America has been made...
Celebrate freedom

...past Sunday, Lew Williams invited us to remember the War on Terror this coming July 4. I think it would be more appropriate to remember the War on Terror on Sept. 11, which will be a day of remembrance and...
An unthoughtful abuse of speech rights

...president. Again, that's free speech, and you have a right to it. However, I quote, "It is a given that Bush's war on terror is a failure." Now, that is a comment that he obviously gave a lot of thought to. Give an example of a terrorist...


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