Monthly Archives: September 2018

In support of the “Prevention of Unconstitutional War with Iran Act of 2018,” the “Stop Arming Terrorists Act,” and ending Washington’s backing of the ongoing genocide in Yemen…

From the article, quoting Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM): “‘The administration’s approach to Iran is ripped straight out of the same playbook that launched us into the failed invasion of Iraq, and Congress needs to assert its constitutional authority and halt … Continue reading

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The President of the United States is met with open scorn on the world stage… finally.

This is dramatic. Look at this easily manipulated pig president, sowing the seeds of war… and look at the world laugh openly at the President of the United States! (It’s about time.) Trump’s immediate predecessors labored to bring us to … Continue reading

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Nicaragua today…

Thank you, Max Blumenthal and “Moderate Rebels” for this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbCxMOSulqI&t=1026s This segment is good journalism exemplified. It informs us about the current political situation in Nicaragua and acknowledges our government’s continuing efforts to subvert the popular will of the Nicaraguan … Continue reading

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The time has come… to talk of DRONES and things, of presidents and Predators, of cabbages — and kings.

From the article appearing in the Guardian: “The Bush administration carried out roughly 50 attacks that killed around 500 people; under Obama, the government conducted more than 500 strikes that killed more than 3,000.” …including “hundreds of children,” per this … Continue reading

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A NAZI EMPIRE (How can this argument be wrong, when it feels so Reich?)

From David Talbot’s critically acclaimed history, The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government: “Gehlen’s dream of reconstituting Hitler’s military intelligence structure within the U.S. national security system was about to be realized.” (p. … Continue reading

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John Bolton is behind the times.

NSA John Bolton’s recent threats to the International Criminal Court are appallingly bellicose and obscene, but in truth his threats of sanctions and travel restrictions fall well short of what U.S. law permits. Does no one remember the “INVASION OF … Continue reading

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Good journalism about the Syrian conflict is rare (so treasure this wee compendium).

I’m happy to share Vijay Prashad’s excellent article, which provides a useful overview of the current situation, politically, with Syria and its neighbors, as the next horrific battle looms in Idlib — the last stronghold of al Qaeda, ISIS, and … Continue reading

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Courting WWIII, and the world STILL doesn’t know who is in charge of U.S. foreign policy…

Near the end of Barack Obama’s presidency, his administration made real strides toward ending the carnage that Washington had unleashed in Syria with Mujaheddin 2.0 — arming, coordinating, and supporting ethnosectarian militias in Syria, including some of the world’s most … Continue reading

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ANONYMOUS MODERN FASCISTS, INFANTILE PRESIDENTS… and JAR-JAR BINKS.

Surprisingly, the anonymous op-ed in the NYT that’s got everyone buzzing actually supports what a few of us foreign policy wonks have been saying from the start: It’s not a bunch of responsible, principled statesmen versus a neo-Nazi/caveman president that … Continue reading

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OUR SELF-DISCREDITING, KOCH-SUBSERVIENT MEDIA

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!” – Upton Sinclair Thank you to the Jimmy Dore Show for this excellent segment! Here we have CNN, the Washington Post, and FactCheck.org … Continue reading

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