a brilliant, commanding critique of the current insanity--I want to talk to the author and publish his work--we have to come together against this war--there are more of us than we (probably) realize!

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Right on. Keep doing what you do.

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This is among so many things of which the U.S. government should be ashamed and contrite. Yet these feelings are nowhere to be found in their lexicon.

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Thank you !!

The most definitive proof that Covid-19 was designed and developed by US bio laboratory:


Jeffrey Sachs: US biotech cartel behind Covid origins and cover-up

Prof. Jeffrey Sachs is the Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University and the President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

He has also served as the chair of the COVID-19 (year-long) commission on the virus origin for leading medical journal the Lancet.

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Matt, your article and the ad are on the money.

When looking at the fire and clouds of the bombed ammunition depo, one should also consider the claim by Russian security chief Patrushev included depleted uranium shells admittedly provided by the UK https://www.aa.com.tr/en/europe/russia-claims-radioactive-cloud-moving-toward-western-europe/2901561. Hopefully the claim is wrong, but that doesn't end the threat of radiation from this delivery from Britain.

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Not sure what 'peace movement' you're referring to. Not the one I'm with. True, there are some of the usual peace suspects (especially veterans) who can't get loose of their allegiance to combat as an acceptable tool of national affairs, but in fact the peace movement has been doing all it can to urge cease-fire and negotiations.

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Wow. The amount of fact that is MISSING from that advert (And from your column) is simply amazing. Just as a f'rinstance or two:

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In reality, Russia signed the Budapest Memorandum, guaranteeing Ukraine's then-borders (cough cough Crimea Donbass Lukhansk cough) in return for Ukraine's turning over two THOUSAND functioning nuclear warheads for dismantlement and disposal. The US did too, you might note. Our shipping them arms and providing other help (all that blather above about the US making this war worse aside) is ENTIRELY in line with our agreement under that Memorandum to respect their sovereignty in their then-current borders, especially in light of Ukraine becoming a "victim of aggression".

2009: US Announces plan to put missile systems into Poland and Romania.

You mean the defensive-only Aegis Ashore installations? That have _standard_ length Mk41 VLS tubes, that are not _strike length_ and thus _incapable of accepting Tomahawk cruise missiles_, but can only accept SM-2/3/-6 SAM/ABM missiles? THOSE missile systems? As opposed to, say, SS-26 Iskander and SS-21 Tochka SRBM systems?

I could continue at length, but I don't think I need to - the point is made.

Never mind the craven, Chamberlain-eseque crie de prostration.

We tried your approach in 1938. It didn't work.

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