Monthly Archives: May 2019

“FREEDOM GAS” — WHAT THE FRACK??!

Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump has continued where President Barack Obama and Sec. Hillary Clinton left off, pushing natural gas at home and abroad, ultimately dooming the biosphere… only Trump calls it “freedom gas,” because that’s what his political brand demands. (Obama … Continue reading

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MINIMIZING GENOCIDE…

Unsurprisingly, Newsweek has emphasized a report that drastically undercounts the victims of Washington’s warmongering in the Middle East. But if we look back over the records of Trump’s three predecessors alone, we see a virtual holocaust of Arab Muslims (predominantly): … Continue reading

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AS MEMORIAL DAY APPROACHES, A HUMANITARIAN REMINDER…

In modern wars, 85-90% of deaths are civilians — per the United Nations and international aid organizations including the International Committee of the Red Cross. From a 2014 policy statement issued by the nearly 150-year old, 25,000-member strong, physician-founded organization, … Continue reading

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EXCELLENT ANALYSIS FROM COL. LAWRENCE WILKERSON, INTERVIEWED BY SHARMINI PERES

Courtesy of The Real News Network, the following exchange, beginning with an excerpt of Donald Trump being interviewed on FoxNews: DONALD TRUMP: “…don’t kid yourself. You do have a military-industrial-complex. They do like war. You know, in Syria with the … Continue reading

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Pareidolia 1: Fantastic Dreamscape Featuring “Good” and “Evil,” and Scenes from the Natural World

This painting represents another of my experiments in image-finding. The process begins with the creation of a purely abstract composition, with no specific objective in mind, save for the generation of an aesthetically pleasing surface with interesting color relationships, movement, … Continue reading

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Creating a monster — what Russiagate has wrought…

Noam Chomsky, Princeton University Prof. Emeritus Stephen F. Cohen, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald have all noted the devastation that Russiagate has wrought on U.S.-Russia relations — noting that even if the worst of the neo-McCarthyite allegations were true, … Continue reading

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TWO SELF-SERVING CAREERISTS IN THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION…

In his interview with Sharmini Peries (formerly of Democracy Now!), Lawrence Wilkerson has it exactly right: Whether we’re talking about torture overseer/proponent, Gina Haspel, or raging neocon, John Bolton, the key, defining attribute of both individuals is their astonishing INCOMPETENCE. … Continue reading

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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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