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Obama’s War on Freedom

January 20th, 2014 (0)
Perhaps no president in US history disappointed supporters more than Obama. He pledged “change you can believe it.” He promised hope. He did Lincoln one better. He fooled most people enough times to matter. He never cared about rule ...

Digital Democracy vs. Corporate Dominance: R.I.P. Internet Neutrality?

January 17th, 2014 (0)
Candidate Obama promised to “support the principle of network neutrality to preserve the benefits of open competition on the Internet.” President Obama did woefully little to do so. He’s waged war on free expression. He targets whistleblowers and journalists. ...

NSA’s Fake War on Terror

January 17th, 2014 (0)
A New America Foundation report suggests it. More on this below. NSA spying is longstanding. It’s ongoing abroad and at home. It has nothing to do with national security. It’s unrelated to uncovering terrorist plots. Homegrown ones virtually don’t ...

NAFTA’s Deplorable Legacy

January 14th, 2014 (0)
Wall Street Journal columnist Mary O’Grady reinvents history. She does it her way. It’s the wrong way. She turns truth on its head. Her commentaries read like bad fiction. They substitute misinformation for indisputable facts. Responsible editors wouldn’t touch ...

America’s Imperial Agenda and “Pivot” to Asia

January 12th, 2014 (0)
Major media editors support what demands condemnation. Wall Street Journal editors are worse than most. They endorse Washington’s imperial agenda. They believe might makes right. On January 2, they headlined ”Victory in Okinawa,” saying: “…Japanese authorities will allow the US military ...

The Third Battle of Fallujah

January 10th, 2014 (0)
Iraq today is a grim reflection of America’s ruthless imperial agenda. It includes mass slaughter, destruction, devastation, deprivation, human misery and unending violence. On August 31, 2010, Obama displayed criminal contempt. He’s done it many times. He declared an ...

A Century of War

January 9th, 2014 (0)
July 29 marks WWI’s 100th anniversary. It was called the war to end all wars. Never again was heard. In 1928, Kellogg-Briand policy renounced aggressive wars. The UN Charter’s Preamble states: “We the Peoples of the United Nations Determined ...

America’s Threat to World Peace begins at Home

January 7th, 2014 (0)
A new poll affirms it. Respondents in 68 countries said so. Anti-US sentiment is palpable. It doesn’t surprise. It’s for good reason. Around one-fourth of people surveyed believe America is the greatest threat to world peace. Pakistan was second with 8%. ...

Planned Israeli Jordan Valley Annexation?

January 3rd, 2014 (0)
In May 2011, Netanyahu addressed Congress. He was warmly welcomed. London’s Guardian called it a “love-in.” He received 29 standing ovations. Jerusalem must remain Israel’s exclusive capital, he said. Loud cheers followed him saying: “Israel has no better friend ...

Universities Cancel American Studies Association Memberships In Response to Boycott of Israel

January 1st, 2014 (0)
A previous article discussed the American Studies Association (ASA). It’s the nation’s oldest and largest organization involved in the interdisciplinary study of US culture and history. Members include academics, researchers, librarians, and public officials and administrators. Academic ones represent many disciplines. ...

US and Israeli High Crimes of War, Against Humanity and Genocide

December 29th, 2013 (0)
No nations more egregiously violate legal, moral and ethical principles, standards and norms. None do so more contemptuously. None operate more lawlessly. None more mock the season’s spirit. None more do it throughout the year after year after year. ...

Egypt’s Pinochet

December 29th, 2013 (0)
Junta power runs Egypt. It reflects the worst of fascism writ large. General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi rules as strongman. He heads the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF). He’s Washington’s man in Cairo. Since August 2012, he’s been ...

The Federal Reserve: 100 Years of “Financial Terrorism”

December 23rd, 2013 (0)
December 23, 1913 will live in infamy. Three days before Christmas, House members passed the Federal Reserve Act (FSA).  On December 23, Senate members did so. President Woodrow Wilson was a tool of big money. He was JP Morgan’s ...

New York Times: Supporting US Wars, Terrorism and Repression

December 21st, 2013 (0)
Longstanding Times policy is consistent. It promotes establishment values. It supports wealth, power and privilege. It endorses global US dominance. When America goes to war or plans one, Times editors march in lockstep. Propaganda substitutes for truth and full ...

US Scholars Endorse Boycotting Israel

December 20th, 2013 (0)
The American Studies Association (ASA) is the nation’s oldest and largest organization involved in the interdisciplinary study of US culture and history. In 1951, it was chartered. It has 5,000 members. It’s affiliated with 2,200 libraries and other institutional ...