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Chris Ernesto is cofounder of St. Pete for Peace, an antiwar organization in St. Petersburg, FL that has been active since 2003. Mr. Ernesto also created and manages OccupyArrests.com and USinAfrica.com.
(7 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 30, 2017 Wars Are Not Fought to 'Protect Your Freedoms'
It can be argued that the U.S. military fights overseas for empire, for oil, or for corporations. But I'm still waiting for a logical argument that the U.S military fights wars in foreign lands to protect the rights given to Americans in 1791.
(9 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 27, 2017 Win the Debate, Don't Shut It Down
UC Berkeley's successful attempt to shut down an appearance by Ann Coulter this week is just the latest example of college campuses - and liberals as a whole - attempting to stifle free speech by acting as society's morality police.
As an antiwar activist.....
(6 comments) SHARE Monday, February 27, 2017 Milo and the Virtual Witch Hunt
The virtual witch hunt of Milo is reminiscent of what happened to Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, and many others. The difference is that this time around the attacks are carried out by people who are historically in the antiwar community's circle.
(6 comments) SHARE Monday, February 6, 2017 30 Incidents Of Out-Of-Control Liberalism
A list of 30 anti-Trump incidents of violence, racism, intolerance, oppression, hoaxing or incitement by protesters, pop culture/Hollywood, college students, teachers, or other Americans.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 19, 2017 Peace out, Obama
A look back at the 8 blood-soaked years of the Obama presidency
(6 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 8, 2016 US takes big step towards war with Russia
Buried in Sunday's news was the announcement that the U.S. military has begun a "major military" offensive in Raqqa, Syria, the self-declared capital of ISIS. "This is a mushroom cloud waiting to happen."
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Kaepernick almost scores a TD
I got a pit in my stomach when I heard a reporter ask Kaepernick if his refusal to stand for the national anthem was disrespectful to the U.S. military.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, February 22, 2016 Khalifa Hifter: The CIA "Asset" in Libya
Khalifa Hifter is a naturalized American citizen from Libya who is leading one side of the "civil war" in Libya, and spend 20 years in suburban Virginia, under the auspices of the CIA.
SHARE Tuesday, December 22, 2015 Sexual Assault in the Military
The epidemic of rape and sexual assault in the military was highlighted in the 2012 Oscar nominated documentary, The Invisible War. In the film, victims recounted their stories of abuse (by superiors and fellow enlisted personnel) along with the lack of recourse and an impartial judicial system, reprisals against the accusers versus the perpetrators, and the shortage of mental health support for the survivors of abuse.
(4 comments) SHARE Monday, November 16, 2015 Terrorism is the Price of Imperialism
What happened in France is not right, just inevitable.
France struck the first blow by dropping bombs in Libya, Mali, Iraq and Syria. The Islamic State didn't start this fight.
(132 comments) SHARE Thursday, November 12, 2015 Bernie, War & the Empire's Pie
As long as Bernie Sanders gives liberals a piece of the American Empire's pie they are fine with him being a pro-war candidate.