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US Torture: “Crime Without Punishment”

Longstanding US policy reflects business as usual. Ruthless and then some. With bipartisan support. Democrats and Republicans largely in lockstep. Rhetoric alone separating them. Supporting permanent wars of aggression. State terror at home and abroad. Abrogation of fundamental democratic principles. Systematic breaches of international, constitutional and US statute laws. Supporting wealth, power and privilege exclusively. Letting popular needs go begging. Burying hard truths. Substituting Big Lies. Including about torture ...Read full article...

US General: “We tortured people unmercifully”

“We probably murdered dozens of them during the course of that, both the armed forces and the CIA.” by Glenn Greenwald The Intercept December 9, 2014 One of the worst myths official Washington and its establishment media have told itself about the torture debate is that the controversy is limited to three cases of waterboarding at Guantánamo and a handful of bad Republican actors. In fact, a wide array ...Read full article...

Obama: War Criminal, Tyrant, Torturer, Racist, Corporate Tool, World-Class Thug

His record speaks for itself. Ideologically over-the-top. Lawless. Reckless. Ruthless by any standard. Reflecting the worst of rogue leadership. Mocking democratic values. Breaching rule of law principles. Riding roughshod over responsible governance. Serving monied interests exclusively. They never had it so good. Responsible for protracted Main Street Depression conditions. Letting popular needs go begging when most needed. A reliable corporate tool and then some. Pro-war. Pro-business. Pro-privilege. Pro-super wealth. ...Read full article...

Death of the Family Farm

Family businesses remain one of the most popular forms of ownership in America. But when things go wrong, they go really wrong. by Kristina Johnson Fastcompany.com November 28, 2014 At the end of a road lined with the skeletons of old field equipment, Tony Azevedo sits in the living room of his white farmhouse and tells me not to expect much from his son Adam. “He had a breakdown,” ...Read full article...

Poor parenting is responsible for Michael Brown-type and most Social Violence

Poor parenting and tough childhoods are not reasons to justify violence of any kind. The definition of a “threat” seems to be  unclear before cops pull the trigger on unarmed citizens. OP/ED – Officer Darren Wilson did shoot and kill Michael Brown; that we know for certain. The cause of the shooting will never be known 100 percent. People will continue to speculate about whether Brown charged Wilson or ...Read full article...

Obama orders the largest violation of US immigration laws ever

Five million immigrants in the US will sleep more peacefully tonight. Them and their families will not be held accountable for violating US laws. President Barack Obama announced tonight the ‘regularization’ of illegal immigrants in the United States. The measures will enable beneficiaries to avoid deportation, access to a work permit and more importantly, access to government welfare.. The measures, which Obama adopted without congressional support, and in clear violation ...Read full article...

President or Emperor?

Before his detractors granted him the position of virtual Emperor, Barack Obama had already granted it to himself. WASHINGTON – The US president has said repeatedly that he has no concerns about acting unilaterally if the US Congress does not pass legislation he feels like signing. He has said so again on the issue of immigration reform, which has reinforced his position as an “emperor”, a “king.” “I’m the head of ...Read full article...

Environmentalists warn about Major Water Contamination along Keystone XL pipeline

The construction of the Keystone XL pipeline has galvanized the US environmental energy projects like few in recent years. Numerous organizations have rejected the initiative, with major protests at the White House. The movement has also brought together a significant part of the electorate around a handful of politicians who have made Keystone the center of their electoral programs. President Barack Obama said earlier this year that he would ...Read full article...

Another Obama Lie: “No troops on the ground” in Iraq

United States has now doubled its military presence in Iraq. President Barack Obama authorized sending up to 1,500 additional soldiers who he says, have no combat role. According to Obama, who said he would not send troops to Iraq whatsoever, the thousands of troops already on Iraqi soil will join  the new shipment to collaborate in the training and assistance of Iraqi forces as well as Kurdish security forces ...Read full article...

With Republicans in the Majority, the US is back on the Red

No one should be surprised by the Republican victory last night, after seven years of plunging hope and wrong change in Washington D.C. WASHINGTON, DC – Americans have given Republicans a midterm mandate to end with Obamacare, the Police State, increasing taxes, and above all, the continuous violation of Constitutional and Civil Rights. The Republican victory in the midterm elections is different not because the party in red now ...Read full article...

American ‘Democracy': Choose your Poison

Voting Democrat or Republican is like choosing death by hanging or firing squad. Either way you’re dead. CHICAGO – Tuesday, November 4, Americans vote. For congressional, state and local officials. An earlier article said vote independent or stay home. Voting Democrat or Republican is like choosing death by hanging or firing squad. Either way you’re dead. Duopoly power runs America. Monied interests alone are served. Ordinary people don’t matter. ...Read full article...

Americans vote on little Hope and wrong Change

Even African Americans joined the pessimism bandwagon in the United States. WASHINGTON – Tuesdays midterm election voting will be a judgement on the little hope there is left and the little change Obama represents from his Republican predecessor. Americans will vote on Tuesday in an atmosphere of disaffection and disappointment with President Barack Obama, dissatisfaction with the political class in Washington and pessimism about the economy and the country’s ...Read full article...

The Official Ebola Story Doesn’t Smell Right

The federal government has announced that thousands of additional US soldiers are being sent to Liberia.  General Gary Volesky said the troops would “stamp out” ebola. The official story is that combat troops are being sent to build treatment structures for those infected with ebola. Why combat troops?  Why not send a construction outfit such as an engineer battalion if it has to be military? Why not do what the government ...Read full article...

Ebola, not Republicans, infecting rivalries among Democrats

Ebola is turning out to be deadlier for Democrats in the United States than to the few who have gotten infected with the virus. The list of known effects attributed to Ebola has grown by one: the ability to cause political confrontations among Democrats who cannot agree on whether the powers of the government in a public health issue should be based on science alone. The proximity of the ...Read full article...

Former Nazi Camp Guards Receive Pensions from US Government

Denzinger Jakob is an old Nazi guard who worked at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. Jakob is 90 now and lives in his native Croatia. In 1989 he voluntarily left the United States where he arrived after the Second World War. He, along with other former Nazi servants receives a pension paid by the United States government. Today, Jakob is entitled to $1,500 per month, almost double the ...Read full article...
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