Sucking Up to the Military Brass

Generals Who Run Amuck, Politicians Who Could Care Less, an “Embedded” Media… And Us By William J. Astore via Tom Dispatch Few things have characterized the post-9/11 American world more than our worshipful embrace of our generals. They’ve become our… Continue Reading  

Tomgram: William Astore, American Militarism Is Not A Fairy Tale

Siamese Twins Sharing the Same Brain How the Military and the Civilian Are Blurring in Washington By William J. Astore Reprinted with permission of TomDispatch.com I have a fairy tale for you.  Once upon a time, a representative democracy was established with… Continue Reading  

Tomgram: William Astore, A New Age of “Enlightened” War

The Crash and Burn of Old Regimes Washington Court Culture and Its Endless Wars By William J. Astore Reprinted with permission of TomDispatch.com The killing of Osama bin Laden, “a testament to the greatness of our country” according to President… Continue Reading