For You Religious Types

by | Apr 30, 2019

“I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever. … The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.”

Thomas Jefferson said this about slavery.

He could have just as easily been talking about the American empire’s genocide in Yemen, where, “Of the dead, 60 per cent are children under the age of five.”

By the way, 233,000 has got to be a low ball estimate after more than four years of this, and with approximately 80,000 actual violent deaths in the war against a country that never attacked us or threatened us in any way.

About Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 5,800 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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