Monthly Archives: March 2011

Obama Calls Troops Home from Iraq and Afghanistan to Help Restore American Democracy, Economy and Infrastructure


Washington, D.C. –Speaking in front of both Houses of Congress this morning, President Barak Obama announced that the USA would pull all troops out of Afghanistan and Iraq by the end of the year. Obama noted that the decision would … Continue reading

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REPUBLICAN THOUGHT POLICE ARE NAILED IN KRUGMAN ARTICLE


American Academia has been under fire for decades, i.e. if you don’t play ball with corporations and the DOD, you will face harrassment and possibly disbarment. Now, Nobel Prize Winner, Paul Krugman is standing up and calling this what it … Continue reading

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Hersch article and summary of photos explains why the War in Afghanistan Cannot Be Won


The four photos shown in the Seymour Hersch article are not nearly as condemning as many of those we saw in the Abu Ghraib revelations less than a decade ago–but they do show that Americans and their offspring are becoming … Continue reading

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Suggested readings on Libya Fiasco and Crises 2011


The following readings were suggested by HISTORIANS AGAINST WAR.–KAS “A Debate on U.S. Military Intervention in Libya: Juan Cole vs. Vijay Prashad” http://www.democracynow.org/2011/3/29/a_debate_on_us_military_intervention On Democracy Now, posted March 29 “The Unfolding Crisis in Libya” http://www.counterpunch.org/leupp03282011.html By Gary Leupp, CounterPunch.org, posted … Continue reading

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What do you know about Islam? Why not ask an informed Muslim?


The title of this Minnesota Public Radio story below is not quite helpful for me. So, I have changed it to the one above, “What do you know about Islam? Why not ask an informed Muslim?” I have met many … Continue reading

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GENERAL STRIKE NEWS–USA, MARCH 31, 2011


I am anxious to hear all of the general strike reports tomorrow. Send me your updates. I will report it all here.–KAS http://eslkevin.wordpress.com/2011/03/23/the-call-is-out-for-a-nationwide-strike-in-u-s-a-on-march-31-2011-consider-joining/ “March 31 is set as the date for a Nationwide Strike in the USA. You may go … Continue reading

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Spring 3


Spring in Europe and Asia When I first worked as a 22 year-old in Germany, I worked on a strawberry farm. In early April, my boss and I drove north to Holland, where the tulips bloomed, but we went there … Continue reading

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SPRING 2


BASEBALL AND SPRINGTIME When I was a child, we sometimes had weather like you experience here in Beigan. I remember one early spring morning when it began to rain as I arrived to school. Next, the cold drizzle turned to … Continue reading

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SPRING 1


Dear Friends & Colleagues, It looks like April is filled with a lot of unusual days of celebration, fun—and even trepidation. (It depends on which country you live in.) For example, in the Western World, April 1 can either be … Continue reading

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Americans and their Leaders need to consider & implement a set of concrete recommendations for the U.S. Government to combat anti-Muslim bigotry and hate crime at home


The following article stems from HUMAN RIGHTS FIRST’s reporting on the hearings yesterday from Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL), chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights.–KAS “Human Rights First’s Paul LeGendre is calling on … Continue reading

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