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What if – the Mariners honored peace activists?

In a Seattle Times article about the possible renaming of Safco Field, there was a picture of the team standing as part of the Salute to Armed Forces Night. This ubiquitous link between sports and the military is seldom questioned,

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Military Recruiting in the United States and Planning its Decline and Fall- New Book by Pat Elder!

  Military Recruiting in the United States and Planning its Decline and Fall Chapters 1. Military Enlistment Ruins Lives  2. The Military Enlistment Document Is Fraudulent  3. Recruiting Is Psy Ops at Home 4. Should Recruiters “Own” Our Schools? 5. Love Our enemies? Or

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Promoting military recruiting through the NFL

By Bruce Fenton, via Todd Boyle Did you know that the U.S. government took over $5.4 million of hard earned taxpayer wages to pay to the NFL to feature flag waving and “support our troops” / “hometown hero” slogans during

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