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The imperialist villian-turned-hero who may have saved America from its first fascist coup

The Los Angeles Times 18 Jan 2022
Smedley Butler, the Marines and the Making and Breaking of America’s Empire ... Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America’s Empire.” ... Two Marine Corps memoirists share their gratitude and dismay ... He joins the Marines to fight against [Spanish] imperialism in Cuba, then goes around the world exploiting and killing.
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Review: An imperialist repents in 'Gangsters of Capitalism'

Napa Valley Register 18 Jan 2022
Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire” by Jonathan M ... A century ago, a gimlet-eyed Marine who featured in pretty much every early U.S. empire-building expedition — in Cuba, the Philippines, Panama, Mexico, Nicaragua and ...
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Review: An imperialist repents in ‘Gangsters of Capitalism’

The Associated Press 18 Jan 2022
Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire" by Jonathan M ... Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire" by Jonathan M ... Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America’s Empire” by Jonathan M.
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Book review: An imperialist repents in 'Gangsters of Capitalism'

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 18 Jan 2022
Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America’s Empire” by Jonathan M ... A century ago, a gimlet-eyed Marine who featured in pretty much every early U.S. empire-building expedition — in Cuba, the Philippines, Panama, Mexico, Nicaragua and Haiti — asked himself the same question.
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Meet the man who built the Guantanamo Bay prison and now wants it closed

The National 12 Jan 2022
In January 2002, shortly after the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, Mr Lehnert received orders to construct 100 prison cells on the US Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A US Marine Corps brigadier general at the time, he and a small contingent of his troops needed just 87 hours ...
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‘It’s a huge political albatross’: Guantánamo Bay, 20 years on

The Guardian 09 Jan 2022
He would take a small force of marines and sailors and build a prison camp in the US-run military enclave on Cuba’s south coast, Guantánamo Bay ... ....
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What Lies Beneath

Vanity Fair 07 Jan 2022
It’s not only the look, less Hemingway than Ancient Mariner, with deep-set eyes, flowing gray hair, and a scar on his hand from the bite of a moray eel ... The many shipwrecks he encountered inspired him to study marine archaeology ... To Dooley’s disappointment, Cuba lacked the resources to conduct proper excavations.
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Nominees for 2021 Citizen of the Year

Citrus County Chronicle 02 Jan 2022
Though Gerry Mulligan was chosen as the 2021 Citizen of the Year, Chronicle readers submitted some strong nominations. Here is a list of those nominees, who nominated them and the reason why.Nominee. Leon McClellan ... Maria Cyr ... Luis Marin. Luis’ story goes way back as a child who emigrated with his family from Cuba with just the clothes on their backs ... .
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All the News You Made Possible in 2021

WhoWhatWhy 29 Dec 2021
Over the past week, we presented you with some of the highlights of our election integrity, government integrity, and environmental coverage ... Photo credit. Jcomp / Freepik (5507771) and ... Photo credit ... McMaster walked to board Marine One departing from the White House en route to Miami to announce his Cuba policy, in Washington, DC, on June 16, 2017 ... .
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Escape from the cage of whiteness – Kehinde Wiley: The Prelude review

The Observer 09 Dec 2021
A tear wells in an eye ... Read more ... He is a black artist not, like Homer, dramatising the lives of herring- or cod-fishermen on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, but recasting these mariners as refugees. You can’t but think of people from Cuba or Haiti crossing to Florida, and the desperate migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean and the Channel.
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Food City names three new vice presidents

Kingsport Times-News 26 Nov 2021
From staff reports ... They’re dedicated to our customers, our associates, and the communities we serve ... Chef Haaf took a four-year break from the hospitality industry to serve his country as a corporal in the Marine Corps from 1992 to 1996, serving abroad in Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Cuba before returning to Camp LeJeune, N.C ... ....
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President John F. Kennedy: His Life and Public Assassination

Dissident Voice 22 Nov 2021
In mid-April 1961, less than three months into his presidency, a trap was set for President Kennedy by the CIA and its director, Allen Dulles, who knew of Kennedy’s reluctance to invade Cuba ... Navy and Marine forces to back the invasion that they had planned ... invasion of Cuba ... Army Map Service related to U-2 spy missions over Cuba.
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Vegas judge begins hearings on execution plan

Nevada Appeal 17 Nov 2021
U.S ... Floyd, 45, does not want to die ... (that) risks unnecessarily inflicting pain ... The U.S ... State officials have not taken up Floyd's request for clemency based on his claim of new evidence of brain damage and post-traumatic stress caused by childhood trauma and his military service as a Marine at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba ... .
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US judge in Vegas begins hearings on Nevada execution plan

Info News 17 Nov 2021
U.S ... Floyd, 45, does not want to die ... (that) risks unnecessarily inflicting pain ... The U.S ... State officials have not taken up Floyd’s request for clemency based on his claim of new evidence of brain damage and post-traumatic stress caused by childhood trauma and his military service as a Marine at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba ... .
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U.S. judge in Las Vegas begins hearings on Nevada execution plan

Las Vegas Sun 17 Nov 2021
Nevada Department of Corrections via AP. This Nov. 10, 2016, photo shows the execution chamber at Ely State Prison ... U.S ... State officials have not taken up Floyd’s request for clemency based on his claim of new evidence of brain damage and post-traumatic stress caused by childhood trauma and his military service as a Marine at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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