July 4th Might Soon Be Just As Important For Sikhs As It Is For Americans
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July 4th Might Soon Be Just As Important For Sikhs As It Is For Americans

July 4th is a somber day for Sikhs since it marks the date in 1955 when the Indian Army attacked their religion’s holiest shrine, the Golden Temple, but that date has become even more important this year since it’s the day when the Sikhs For Justice will begin registering voters to participate in their planned…

Barbarism Begins at Home
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Barbarism Begins at Home

Greece invented the concept of barbaros. Imperial Rome inherited it as barbarus. The original meaning of barbaros is rooted in language: an onomatopoeia meaning “unintelligible speech” as people go “bar bar bar” when they talk. Homer does not refer to barbaros, but to barbarophonos (“of unintelligible speech”), as in those who don’t speak Greek or…

Seriously, Get The Hell Out Of Afghanistan
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Seriously, Get The Hell Out Of Afghanistan

With overwhelming bipartisan support, the House Armed Services Committee has added a Liz Cheney-spearheaded amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which throws severe roadblocks in the Trump administration’s proposed scale-down of US military presence in Afghanistan and Germany. As The Intercept‘s Glenn Greenwald notes, both parties advancing the amendment cited in their arguments the…

Israel Annexation Plan: The world Is More Than Just a Silent Partner
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Israel Annexation Plan: The world Is More Than Just a Silent Partner

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s target date for launching annexation came and went, and the world continued spinning on its axis.  There is no annexation happening, at least not yet – although Israel’s brutal control over the Palestinian territories is certainly still happening. It is hard to know if or when annexation will reappear on…

Russia Did It Again – Chasing the Bounty Hunters
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Russia Did It Again – Chasing the Bounty Hunters

Russia did it again. This time Moscow is accused of “paying to kill Americans”. How criminal! Such things only Americans would do – Washington, the Pentagon, CIA…. Because killing and have killed is in their mindset and bloodstream. That’s what criminals do: They project their own crimes onto others. The latest NYT reporting is, “It’s…