Archive for July, 2010

Afghan War Diaries is a treasure trove for bloggers and independent journalists everywhere, giving us an exceptionally high standard of quality raw intelligence from the Afghanistan War. This is a must read. http://wardiary.wikileaks.org/ http://wikileaks.org/wiki/Afghan_War_Diary,_2004-2010 http://leakmirror.wikileaks.org/file/straw-glass-and-bottle/afg-war-diary.html.7z

Culture is the consequence of countless interactions of individuals who are not fully aware of how their activities affect society. Culture facilitates social coordination by means of (often unspoken) cultural “rules” that create rational expectations about human behavior. If enough people continue to adopt rules and values that are inconsistent with the requirements for individual […]

http://www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2010/07/steele_steps_in_it_again_with.html Here are ten reasons to end the wars now. 1. American military and contractor casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan. 2. Iraqi and Afghanistan civilian and military casualties. 3. These wars are a tremendous waste of taxpayer money in a time of extreme deficits, high unemployment and a falling stock market. 4. Invading and occupying […]