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US Coup In Syria: 1949 - Syria was once a democracy, until a US backed coup crushed it. The CIA coup in Syria 1949. This coup was followed by a series of coup’s that led Syria away from democracy and into dictatorship. What would have happened if the US government had stayed out of Syria, not supported the coup plotters and encouraged their democracy continue to develop? Would the US be planning a military attack today if not for the past misdeeds of US foreign policy?

This is Jana, one of the "terrorists" currently under attack by the Syrian government, the UN, NATO, and Obama's drone strikes. The reason I pinned this is because we are currently starting drone strikes against Syria. Not their government. "Terrorists" there. She is the face of millions of those governments attack with their drones.

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Wrong on Iraq, Iran, Libya, Syria, and...pretty much every foreign policy issue of the last 30 years. Tell the media: Stop featuring John McCain as a "foreign policy expert."

Share if you're outraged that the Koch-backed Republican Senate just announced plans to slash food stamps for hungry children and cut Medicare for the elderly, while cutting taxes on the elite 1% and increasing military spending.gover

Israel was killing Palestinians long before Hamas was created (in 1987). 67 years of military occupation led to Hamas pic.twitter.com/vtutdOF6T4

Blenda - Viking Woman Blenda is the heroine of a Swedish legend (Blendasägnen) from Småland. Blenda led the rural women of Värend in an attack on a pillaging Danish army and annihilated the invaders.

Lillian Yonally, who was 17 when war broke out, joined the WASPS and trained at the Sweetwater Army Field in Texas flying B25 bombers. She served in the seventh class of the Women’s Flying Training Detachment in which women pilots lead training exercises for male pilots including aircraft tracking both during the night and at high altitude, along with acting as targets for combat training. 38 WASPS were killed during WWII ~

Civil War Nurse Clara Barton. After the war, she organized the cemetery at Andersonville Military Prison for Union Soldiers. She later founded the American Red Cross.

Colorizing portraits of Soviet military men and women was often done with meticulous attention to hues and "true" colors as in the case of this portrait of an unidentified Red Army female officer.

Melba Roy, NASA Mathmetician, at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland in 1964. Ms. Roy led a group of NASA mathematicians known as “computers” who tracked the Echo satellites. When satellites are launched into orbit, it's necessary to keep track of the gravitational pull of other bodies. Even with a modern computer, these calculations are extremely difficult. Roy and her comrades made these calculations - which require a high degree of accuracy - with limited machines. Photo…

Read Sen. Bernie Sanders report that tells the tale of the greedy and corrupt 1% and see for yourself. CAN YOU IMAGINE HOW MUCH GOOD COULD HAVE COME TO OUR COUNTRY IF THOSE TAXES WERE COLLECTED instead of wasted on their bonuses, lobbying, political contributions, environmental destruction, military contracts and protecting their piles of cash. The only people that suffer for it is the 99%!