National Guard

A Pattern Is Emerging In Trump’s Plan To Discredit Media (VIDEO)

A Pattern Is Emerging In Trump’s Plan To Discredit Media (VIDEO)

A Pattern Emerges Donald Trump’s administration frequently applies the “fake news” label to any news outlet that doesn’t toe the party line. Trump tweeted the phrase “fake news” at least 14 times this month so far and silenced reporters at press conferences in a similar fashion. Isaiah Breen, the press secretary for Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), noticed an alarming […]

BREAKING: Trump May Use 100K National Guard Troops As Deportation Force

BREAKING: Trump May Use 100K National Guard Troops As Deportation Force

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump and his surrogates tried to downplay the creation of a “deportation force” which would be used to take undocumented immigrants into custody until they could be returned their country of origin, with Mike Pence saying just two months before the election that Trump was speaking of “a mechanism, […]

Mike Huckabee: I May Deploy Troops And FBI To Stop Abortions

Mike Huckabee: I May Deploy Troops And FBI To Stop Abortions

Mike Huckabee has long since dropped any pretense of being a kinder and gentler social conservative. Any doubt that the former Arkansas governor is, at bottom, no different from more sinister Christianists like Bryan Fischer and Pat Robertson has been blown away during his recent stops in Iowa. On Thursday, just days after declaring that […]

National Guard Deployed To Ferguson

National Guard Deployed To Ferguson

Early Monday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an Executive Order deploying the National Guard to help keep peace in Ferguson. Wow. When most of us think of national troops being sent for security purposes to a state within our borders, we think of Eisenhower and 1957. The President sent troops to Arkansas to help protect […]

Drone’t Crash Me, Bro! (VIDEO)

Drone’t Crash Me, Bro! (VIDEO)

The classic American imperialistic double-standard might lead one to believe that military drones flying over Lebanon and occasionally crashing near or into a school full of children is nothing new, nothing out of the ordinary, in this cloak and dagger existence we quaintly refer to as “civilization.” After all, the Middle East is full of […]

Oklahoma Gov Denies Benefits To All National Guard Spouses To Avoid The Gay Ones

Oklahoma Gov Denies Benefits To All National Guard Spouses To Avoid The Gay Ones

Governor Mary Fallin (R) of Oklahoma has decided that she would rather no one in the National Guard in her state get benefits than to grant benefits to same sex couples. To restrict benefits from all National Guard members is unprecedented, but she is not the first governor to say she will deny same sex […]

5 Things That Show America Is In A Cold Civil War

5 Things That Show America Is In A Cold Civil War

Opinion pieces presently abound in comparisons of today’s GOP and its tactics to the Confederacy. There is a large element of truth in these. However, at bottom, the sentiment for secession is coupled, among most of its adherents, with a realization that secession is impossible. What is more possible and more pernicious is the potential […]

Texas Guard Defies The US Federal Government And Refuses To Process Same-sex Benefits

Texas Guard Defies The US Federal Government And Refuses To Process Same-sex Benefits

Last month, after receiving a memorandum from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, the Department of Defense issued a press release stating their intent to extend military spousal benefits to same-sex couples by no later than Sept. 3, 2013. The directive came after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Section Three of the Defense of Marriage […]

Zimmerman Gun Held As Evidence, Real Gun Grabbers Buy Him New One

Zimmerman Gun Held As Evidence, Real Gun Grabbers Buy Him New One

An Ohio PAC called?The Buckeye Firearms Association announced on July 20 that it is no longer taking donations to replace the gun George Zimmerman used to shoot Trayvon Martin. The Ohio group made news last week when it started taking donations for the gun replacement. Earlier this month, the court ruled Zimmerman could have his […]