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Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. –H.L. Mencken

Blessed Are The Peacemakers


My Fellow Believers, One hundred years ago this week fighting began in Europe which ushered in a century of wars.  Millions of people died and half a continent was destroyed in … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

100 Years of War Lies DEBUNKED


If you have 15 minutes, I highly recommend this video by James Corbett, exposing past and present war propaganda. This fits in nicely with A Century of War by John … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

"for there are many ways to kill a man they say…"


Salon writer Alex Seitz-Wald asks the question, Would Lincoln use drones? http://goo.gl/mag/4aTdCvh He acknowledges that Lincoln would have liked the concept of drones as he was “obsessed with military technology”. … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Judge, Jury, and Executioner


A Department of Justice white paper titled “Lawfulness of a Lethal Operation Directed Against a U.S. Citizen Who Is a Senior Operational Leader of Al-Qa’ida or An Associated Force” has … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

Consent and corporate action…


Well, Doug Wilson is at it again.  It seems whenever either curmudgeon grudgingly accepts one of his posts, he feels compelled to write something to reverse that appraisal.  In a … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

People With Facial Hair Can't Argue Against War


Apparently I missed this on LRC yesterday, but today LibertarianChristians.com reposted Laurence Vance’s “The Most Ridiculous Arguments and Criticisms I Have Ever Received”. It goes along with my post from … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Blaming Hitler


I’ve been accused of being too harsh in some of my posts, specifically related to criticism of the military. One instance cited was my treatment of Lu Lobello, regarding his … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Morality is contraband in war. – Mahatma Gandhi


Will Bunch, on philly.com: Let’s face it: Drone killings have become the Staples’ “Easy Button” of what we used to call foreign policy. Ah, now that the voters have elected … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eternal Missions


On this Armistice Day, a day which most certainly saw the veneration of soldiers in churches across the country, I’ll simply post this quote from Jean Lasserre. Lasserre and Dietrich … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · 4 Comments

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