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House Passes $700 Billion Military Bill Sure to Make ‘War Profiteers Rejoice’

The U.S. House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $696 billion defense policy bill — the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) — that critics were quick to denounce as yet another vote for “endless wars” and “Pentagon boondoggles.” “Every year, Congress authorizes billions of dollars of Pentagon pork at the expense of other security needs and other taxpayer Read More…

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New York Times Finally Corrects Bogus Claim That Iran ‘Sponsored’ 9/11 Attacks

(FAIR) — In its reporting on a dubious lawsuit alleging Iranian meta-involvement in 9/11, the New York Times badly misunderstood the case and maintained for more than three years, in the paper of record, that the government of Iran “sponsored” the September 11, 2001, attacks. The belated correction, issued late Wednesday night on two widely spaced articles on the Read More…

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CNN Tries To Taunt Trump But Ineptly Uses Fake Abraham Lincoln Quote

On Independence Day, CNN thought it a good idea to tweet out quotes from notable figures in American history. One such figure was the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. The corporate media giant quoted Lincoln as saying: “Let them know the facts, and the country is safe.” The tweet was interpreted to be a counterpunch to Donald Read More…

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US Admits to Implanting Cyberweapons in Critical Russian Infrastructure

(AntiWar) A new report from the Washington Post today quoted a series of Obama Administration officials reiterating their official narrative on Russia’s accused hacking of the 2016 election. While most of the article is simply rehashes and calls for sanctions, they also revealed a secret order by President Obama in the course of “retaliation” for Read More…

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US Hypocrisy: $12 Billion Arms Deal With Qatar Days After Saying It Funds Terrorism

(AntiWar) Defense Secretary James Mattis and his Qatari counterpart, Defense Minister Khalid al-Attiyah have signed a $12 billion arms deal today in Washington, a move made particularly high-profile because of the ongoing blockade imposed on Qatar by its Gulf Arab neighbors. The agreement is for the purchase of a number of F-15 fighter jets, a Read More…