Monthly Archives: November 2019

DON’T CALL IT A COUP…

Listening to NPR, this morning, I heard some of the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, including an unbelievable claim from GOP Rep. Devin Nunes… Actually, I didn’t believe it until John Nichols of The Nation reluctantly confirmed it, after a … Continue reading

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THEY SAID IT COULDN’T BE DONE!

At the U.S.-Mexico border, Donald Trump has clearly outdone Barack Obama when it comes to the U.S.’s unmitigated brutality toward would-be immigrants (many of them fleeing conflicts, coups, and authoritarian regimes created by longstanding U.S. foreign policy). While President Obama … Continue reading

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THE ONLY WAY WE WIN IS BY CHAMPIONING THE GOOD, NOT BY SIDING WITH THE “LESSER” EVIL.

In today’s opinion piece by CODE PINK’s Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, the authors — looking at protest movements in Chile, Lebanon, France, the U.K., Iraq, and beyond — pose the question, “Why Aren’t People in the US … Continue reading

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LET THE PRIVATIZATION AND PLUNDER OF UKRAINE BEGIN!

When Washington spends billions of dollars to foment a coup, it is simply never, ever, ever about “democracy” or “human rights,” but always, always, always about privatization and plunder. In this case, as per usual, the vast majority of Ukrainians … Continue reading

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THE CONUNDRUM DONALD TRUMP POSES TO 21st-CENTURY LIBERALS: WHICH IS THE ACTUAL “LESSER” OF TWO EVILS (and how many angels can dance on the head of a pin)?

From Chris Hedges’ excellent article: “The deep state armed ‘moderate’ rebels in Syria in an effort to topple President Bashar Assad, but when it realized it could not control the jihadists—to whom it had provide some $500 million in weapons … Continue reading

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