Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Military

Guardian: Mattis resignation triggered by phone call between Trump and Erdoğan | Veterans Today | News

Trump, testing new Israeli "finger-pistol"Julian Borger in WashingtonThe resignation of US defence secretary James Mattis was triggered by a phone conversation between Donald Trump and the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in which Trump abruptly decided to upend previous...

Happy December Solstice! | Veterans Today | News

Today is the December solstice (winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and summer solstice in the Southern Hemisphere).As Deists we can take great comfort from knowing what we celebrate is based on reality, and not on myth. It is the...

PissGate: Epstein Pays off Dershowitz-Maxwell Accuser in Trafficking Lawsuit | Veterans Today | News

By Gordon Duff, Senior EditorOnly in America and with the help of Alan Dershowitz, can the rape or even the rape and murder of a child (under 14) be a “civil matter.”  If Alan values his reputation earned smearing...

Nonprofit Troops Direct helps keep US military personnel well-equipped: report

FILE: Air Force operations on Guam. A Bay Area organization sends equipment to troops overseas. (U.S. Air Force)When U.S. troops...

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans | Veterans Today | News

WASHINGTON, December 20 – Today, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released its report, Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans. The Commission majority found that the federal government is not meeting its trust responsibilities, and that...

Guardian: Google’s Earth, how the tech giant is helping the state spy on us | Veterans Today | News

The internet surrounds us. It mediates modern life, like a giant, unseen blob that engulfs the modern world. There is no escape, and, as Larry Page and Sergey Brin so astutely understood when they launched Google in 1998, everything...

Syrian War Report – Dec. 20, 2018: U.S. Is Withdrawing Troops From Syria | Veterans Today | News

…from SouthFrontOn December 19, President Donald Trump once again used Twitter to announce that the US had defeated ISIS and that the US would be withdrawing its troops from Syria.White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed that the US...

‘I’m Cheered’ if Military Doesn’t Listen to Trump

BY: Jeffrey Cimmino Follow @jeffcimmino December 19, 2018 5:41 pmMSNBC host Nicolle Wallace said Wednesday she is "cheered" if the military does not listen to President Donald Trump. Wallace, who hosts "Deadline: White House" and...

Rise and Fall of One of Our Most Effective Medicines | Veterans Today | News

by Milton Packer M.D.Many effective drugs have been developed to prevent and treat cardiovascular diseases. Certain drugs have striking benefits to reduce death and disability. The vast majority are widely prescribed by practitioners.But there is one exception: beta-blockers.Beta-blockers inhibit...

US becoming more isolated politically in Syria’s future | Veterans Today | News

…from Press TV, TehranUpdate: This piece was written yesterday, when I was not anticipating the US announcement of its withdrawal today, of course in reality a partial one regardless of what it claims. I would have figured it would...

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The Trump presidency may be stumbling to an inauspicious end, but as we look back at its impact on...

Maud’ Dib: Ripple Effect, the Day Tony Blair Played Bushed, the Most Dangerous Video in History – Veterans Today

VT: John Anthony Hill has been a friend and contributor for many years.  He was extradited from Ireland to Britain because he produced this...

Georgia teen jailed in Cayman Islands for violating COVID restrictions says ‘I deserved it’

The Georgia teenager who was jailed for just over a month in the Cayman Islands for knowingly violating coronavirus restrictions said "I deserved it," according to...

Trump’s Real Farewell Address…

My fellow Americans and for those who served in the military, I address the suckers and losers… I leave with my work half done,...