Memorial Day Ignores the Horrors of Endless US Aggression

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Memorial Day Ignores the Horrors of Endless US Aggression

by Stephen Lendman

Deplorable US history is belligerent, ruthless, immoral, defiant of rule of law principles and democratic values while feigning high-mindedness.

America glorifies wars and violence in the name of peace, perpetually at war with invented enemies, pacifism considered unpatriotic, civil and human rights obstacles to its imperial aims.

Neocon/CIA-connected Washington Post editors deplorably blustered "(t)oday, let us remember those who acted selflessly. THEY DIED for you."

They died in vain, lives wasted, sent to battle on false pretenses – in pursuit of US imperial aims for unchallenged global dominance, not for any noble purpose as falsely claimed.

None of America's wars were waged for declared reasons. So-called war of independence changed nothing but new management in charge of old policies.

Civil war was fought to keep the nation intact, maintainin
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