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Harry Patch: ‘organised murder’ – civilian slaughter by our special friend, with our help

June 1st The Pentagon has told Congress it estimates that nearly 500 civilians were killed as a result of US military actions in the first year of the Trump administration. According to CNN: “(The Department of Defense) assesses that there … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate candidate is calling for the impeachment of President Obama

The Austin-American Statesman reports that LaRouche Democrat and U.S. Senate candidate Kesha Rogers of Texas is calling for the impeachment of Democratic President Barack Obama. She summarises the charges on her website. One charge is: Violation of the Fifth Amendment … Continue reading

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Drone strikes on US citizens: Judge Collyer says, “The most important thing about the United States is that it’s a nation of laws”

SCOTT SHANE reports on the case before Judge Rosemary M. Collyer of the United States District Court: government’s request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by relatives of three Americans killed in two drone strikes in Yemen in 2011. Shane writes … Continue reading

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