How Many Dead Kids Before We Admit US “National Security” Is a Lie?

by Robert Koehler

“A new defense budget looms. Maybe we’re running out of wars to fight, but no matter. The proposed figure before Congress is bigger than ever: $778 billion. How fascinating — and how irrelevant — that the vote is scheduled just a few days after the New York Times published its investigation of a U.S. airstrike in Baghuz, Syria two and a half years ago, which the Defense Department had been desperately trying to cover up. America, America … shall we celebrate our country, boys and girls? Here’s a passage from the story: ‘Civilian observers who came to the area of the strike the next day found piles of dead women and children.'” (11/22/21)