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DING DONG, THE VENEZUELA COUP IS DEAD!

From the article appearing in CommonDreams.org: “National security adviser, John Bolton, echoed Rubio’s insistence that Guaido’s actions—supported by group of heavily armed soldiers—’is not a coup.’ “In response, Gerry Condon of Veterans for Peace wrote for Common Dreams, ‘And night … Continue reading

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I listen to Jimmy Dore because I identify with him…

“It was emotionally wrenching for me to see places like DemocracyNow!, The Intercept, The Young Turks (where I work) push RussiaGate. It… destroyed me, kind of, internally, right? It was way worse than the Iraq War for me, because at … Continue reading

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Taking a moment to marvel…

“We come here battling like Bilgesnipe… In my youth, I courted war.” — Thor of Marvel Studios As much as I respect Infinity War/Endgame — great rides, both — Avengers I remains my favorite in the series. The first time … Continue reading

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THE FIRST STEP ACT, BECAUSE “ONLY NIXON COULD GO TO CHINA!”

Few Americans know that with the signing of the First Step Act, the preeminent racist scumbag of our times, Donald Trump, has done more to roll back the New Jim Crow than either of his abysmal predecessors (Bush-Obama) came close … Continue reading

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Calling out “progressives” peddling establishment B.S. — still trying to sideline Bernie (and Tulsi) with baloney…

Bernie Sanders has gotten too big for the establishment to simply ignore. Indeed, that had happened by the time the 2016 Democratic Primary was even half over — when the corporate media pivoted from ignoring Bernie entirely to slandering his … Continue reading

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WHO’S AFRAID OF “ISLAMO-FASCISTS?” NOT THE SECURITY STATE WHICH FUNDS AND ARMS THEM, DIRECTING THEIR INVASIONS OF NATIONS THAT RESIST U.S. HEGEMONY.

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges’ article: “From the CIA’s funneling of over a billion dollars to Islamic militants in the 1970s war in Afghanistan against the Soviet Union to the billion dollars spent on training and equipping the radical … Continue reading

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Helpful, carefully considered verbiage for respectfully unsubscribing from the DNC’s e-mail list…

Seeing as I’ve had to “unsubscribe” from the mailing list of the Democratic National Committee at least six times in the last week — having to compose, each time, a new “Reason for Unsubscribing” message — I have decided that … Continue reading

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At CNN, journalism is not Job 1 (a nonpartisan analysis)…

CNN is the epitome of corporate news and they typically do the bidding of the corporatocracy and our neo-fascist, white-supremacist establishment. They marginalize the most authoritative experts and all independent voices in favor of industry mouthpieces and government flacks. They … Continue reading

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TRUMP’S REPUGNANCE IMPEDES WASHINGTON’S IMPERIAL AGENDA IN VENEZUELA… AND IT’S ABOUT TIME!

Thank goodness for independent journalists, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the United Nations, and the vast majority of nations refusing to go along with Washington’s regime-change operation in Venezuela. From George W. Bush to Barack Obama to Donald … Continue reading

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THE THREAT OF NUCLEAR HOLOCAUST IGNORED BY RUSSIAGATING (FAUX-) LIBERALS…

“At long last, have you left no sense of decency?” Once upon a time, there were actual liberals in the United States of America. This noble breed, now all but extinct, reflexively doubted the unsupported claims of warmongering politicians and … Continue reading

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