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Jim Turpin : Is the Imperial Presidency the ‘New Normal’? / 2

Photo by Jim Watson / AFP / Getty Images./ Foreign Policy. The ‘new normal’? The Imperial Presidency / 2 “You may ask yourself, well, how did I get here?” — Talking Heads (“Once in a Lifetime”) By Jim Turpin | … finish reading Jim Turpin : Is the Imperial Presidency the ‘New Normal’? / 2

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Jim Turpin : Is the Imperial Presidency the ‘New Normal’?

The Imperial Obama? Image from The Express Tribune. The ‘new normal’? The Imperial Presidency “Same as it ever was…” — Talking Heads (“Once in a Lifetime”) By Jim Turpin | The Rag Blog | February 27, 2013 First of a … finish reading Jim Turpin : Is the Imperial Presidency the ‘New Normal’?

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Jim Turpin on the Myth of ‘American Exceptionalism’

Jim Turpin, center, with Rag Radio’s Tracey Schulz, left, and Thorne Dreyer in the KOOP studios, Austin, Texas, July 13, 2012.Rag Radio interview:Peace activist Jim Turpinon the myth of ‘American exceptionalism’ By Rag Radio / The Rag Blog / July … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Jim Turpin on the Myth of ‘American Exceptionalism’

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Jim Turpin : The Myth of ‘American Exceptionalism’

Image from The America Issue. Inset image below from Reuters and The American. Let me count the ways: The myth of ‘American Exceptionalism’ By Jim Turpin | The Rag Blog | July 6, 2012 “The position of the Americans is therefore … finish reading Jim Turpin : The Myth of ‘American Exceptionalism’

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Jim Turpin : Is the United States a ‘Banana Republic’?

Image from polisci.wisc.edu.Lookout, O. Henry!How did the United Statesbecome a ‘banana republic’? By Jim Turpin / The Rag Blog / February 1, 2011 ba•nan•a re•pub•lic (noun) A small country that is economically dependent on a single export commodity or on … finish reading Jim Turpin : Is the United States a ‘Banana Republic’?

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Jim Turpin : Military Suicides, PTSD at All-Time High

Under the Hood Café near Ft. Hood in Killeen Texas is a place where active duty GIs and veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan can discuss the debilitating effects of war. Photo from Under the Hood / Flickr.Texas’ Fort Hood sets … finish reading Jim Turpin : Military Suicides, PTSD at All-Time High

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Jim Turpin : Assassinations, Anyone?

Image from Assassins / IMFDB.Due process and special ops:Assassinations, anyone? By Jim Turpin / The Rag Blog / August 25, 2010 Every American citizen has heard the legal phrase “due process of law,” but do you really know what that … finish reading Jim Turpin : Assassinations, Anyone?

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Jim Turpin : Cutting Through the ‘Fog of War’

Fog of war. Image from Thomas Paine’s Corner.Rules of engagement:U.S. brutality in the combat zones The chain of command gave orders to fire indiscriminately at civilians even when soldiers made efforts to refuse such orders. By Jim Turpin / The … finish reading Jim Turpin : Cutting Through the ‘Fog of War’

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Jim Turpin : The Endless War and American Society

Image from Thomas Paine’s Corner.Is endless war the American way?Why militarism permeates our society By Jim Turpin / The Rag Blog / July 28, 2010 Orwell would be proud. The United States is about to begin its tenth year in … finish reading Jim Turpin : The Endless War and American Society

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