Posted by Martin C. Fox on December 7, 2013
I never was in the military. My draft lottery numbers were always good. I didn’t want to die in a snake infested rice paddy or in a tiger cage. My dad was in the Army Air Force during the so-called good war. The Air Force is probably where I would have gone if pressed. Cheap private pilot lessons!
My dad enlisted because his number was coming up. Why do people join today?
A sense of duty, not yet knowing their life plan, a job, free stuff thanks to the GI bill? I am sure there are many reasons.
But whom do today’s GIs serve? Whom are they really protecting? Do most know? I doubt it. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged: empire building, Israel, Military Industrial Complex, Saudi Arabia, Smedley Butler | 1 Comment »
Posted by Martin C. Fox on April 7, 2012
I agree with Robert Cogan’s recent Erie Times letter arguing that an attack on Iran is not in our interest. I say it is hardly necessary by anyone. Another ineptly conceived and implemented war and the resulting sky rocketing oil prices won’t do us any good. One can read where the 2007 National Intelligence Estimates and the CIA say Iran stopped any nuclear weapon research 10 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Israel First | Tagged: AIPAC, Benjamin Netanyahu, Iran, Israel, Israel firster, Lieberman, McCain, Military Industrial Complex, Obama, Pakistan-India, William Kristol | 1 Comment »