Monthly Archives: May 2019

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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