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Forum Post: Will the Real Destro Please Stand Up? How Hollywood Helps to Obscure the Ugly Truth about American Militarism

Posted 1 year ago on Nov. 5, 2012, 5:32 a.m. EST by LeoYo (4839)
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Will the Real Destro Please Stand Up? How Hollywood Helps to Obscure the Ugly Truth about American Militarism

Sunday, 04 November 2012 07:46 By Jeff Nall, Truthout | Op-Ed

http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/12392-will-the-real-destro-please-stand-up-how-hollywood-helps-to-obscure-the-ugly-truth-about-american-militarism

While Hollywood invariably depicts the US and its military as the good guys (or loses access to Pentagon cooperation), the US arms nations with highly questionable commitments to democracy and human rights, like Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

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The Dogs of War Are Barking

Sunday, 04 November 2012 10:30 By Jeremiah Goulka, TomDispatch | News Analysis

http://truth-out.org/news/item/12518-the-dogs-of-war-are-barking

It’s the consensus among the pundits: foreign policy doesn’t matter in this presidential election. They point to the ways Republican candidate Mitt Romney has more or less parroted President Barack Obama on just about everything other than military spending and tough talk about another “American century.”

The consensus is wrong. There is an issue that matters: Iran.

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