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For the Dept of Peace chapters… OC and then a link and quote…

…and this whole idea of a Dept of Peace as part of mainstream American government is key to any possible “p’BD’DiA” movement and also a cornerstone of the ‘Brand New (and Green as Hell”) New Deal” Jobs for Everyone re-branding

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A good brief overview of Vietnam era protests…

…and of the war itself:https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/10/22/vietnam-war-protesters-heroes-or-traitors

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This is the link to the original source publication…

…of an article in the previous Vietnam post…http://theconversation.com/vietnam-war-who-was-right-about-what-went-wrong-and-why-it-matters-in-afghanistan-83258 by David Skidmore Professor of Political Science, Drake University

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Remembering the Vietnam era…

…I ahve been watching a lot of, though not every minute of every installment of Ken Burns’s Vietnam “miniseries” on PBS. Partly funded by the Kochs and BofA so it’s mainstream to a significant point but still chills the soul

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If there is ever to be an alternative to perpetual war…

…which only seems to create more terrorists and extremists in all the fundamentalist subcultures around the world- including in the homeland… Then some other alternatives have to be explored and proposed in our ongoing political dialog and debate, such as

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A quote from a very good article…

… “On one mission where we were depopulating a village we packed about sixty people into my Chinook. They’d never been near this kind of machine and were really scared but they had people forcing them in with M-16s. Even

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For the Dept. of Peace Chapter…

This site has a tally for Iraq casualties since the Chickenhawk invasion…http://www.justforeignpolicy.org/iraq http://antiwar.com/casualties/

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For the MIC, Department of Peace, and NeoCon NutJob Chapters…

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/04/20/worrying-rise-us-weapon-sales-greeted-middle-east-engulfed-war “Once the right of the powerful to exploit the powerless—whether that exploitation is of animals by humans, other nations by an imperial power, other races by the white race, or women by men—once that right is removed from our

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For the department of peace…

http://www.lawfareblog.com/wiki/the-lawfare-wiki-document-library/targeted-killing/controversy/ I. Introduction The impact of the U.S. government’s targeted killing policy on civilians and their property is especially controversial. Some argue that targeting—in particular, drone technology—reduces civilian casualties vis-à-vis other modalities of warfare, making targeted killings an attractive policy

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For the “Department of Peace” chapter…

…or the truth outing of the MIC etc. etc. Ibid. et.al..An article by Christian Appy, the author of Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered From All Sides. http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/28996-burying-vietnam-launching-perpetual-war-how-thanking-the-veteran-meant-ignoring-what-happened

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