Category Archives: LIES AND PROPAGANDA

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Study: U.S. Wars Have Left Over 1 Million Dead in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan

By Democracy Now! The investigators found “the war has, directly or indirectly, killed around one million people in Iraq, 220,000 in Afghanistan and 80,000 in Pakistan ( i.e. a total of around 1.3 million).Did you like this? Share it:… Read the rest
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Exposed: US Played Secret Role in Botched Philippine Raid That Left Dozens Dead

By Sarah Lazare (Philippines Senator Grace Poe holds a copy of the report on the botched police operation to capture Zulkifli bin Hir. (Photo: AP) via CommonDreams.) Contradicting prior U.S. claims, a Philippine government investigation released Tuesday in Manila suggests that the U.S. secretly had a hand in a failed… Read the rest
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Pentagon loses track of $500 million in weapons, equipment given to Yemen

Source: Washington Post (P-90 by tribp / flickr.) The Pentagon is unable to account for more than $500 million in U.S. military aid given to Yemen, amid fears that the weaponry, aircraft and equipment is at risk of being seized by Iranian-backed rebels or al-Qaeda, according to U.S. officials.Did you… Read the rest
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Frat that declared ‘there will never be a n*gg*r in SAE’ hazed black student to death

By Shaun King (Photo: student killed in hazing activity. Screenshot 6/29/2011.) Four years ago Cornell University closed down their chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Many members of the fraternity left the school altogether. They had just killed a man.Did you like this? Share it:… Read the rest
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Report: US-Backed Forces Committing Atrocities, Fueling Sectarianism in Iraq

By Sarah Lazare (Satellite image of an arson attack in Habash, Iraq on September 17, 2014. Photo: CNES via CommonDreams.) An investigation released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch adds to mounting evidence that U.S.-backed forces in Iraq are fueling sectarianism and committing atrocities against Sunnis in the ongoing war on… Read the rest
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Quantitative Easing for Whom?

By Michael Hudson and Sharmini Peries SHARMINI PERIES: In an effort to relieve some pressure on the struggling European economies, Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, announced a 1 trillion euro quantitative easing package on Monday. Quantitative easing is an unconventional form of monetary policy where a central… Read the rest
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Unasked Questions and the New “Doublespeak”

By Gordon Duff (Afghan man holds wounded boy. Dawel Ding / flickr.) “Doublespeak,” by definition, and there are endless definitions, refers essentially to the debasement of language intended to define “truth” while leaving it “unfactual.” (Gordon Duff, Veterans Today) Quoting actor John Banner who played Sergeant Shultz, the bumbling Nazi… Read the rest
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US Oil Pipeline Industry Quietly Building Network That ‘Dwarfs Keystone’

By Deirdre Fulton (Photo courtesy Chris Yaklmov.) While the domestic oil pipeline network is rapidly expanding, so too are concerns about safety. Despite public opposition that has so far blocked the building of the Keystone XL pipeline, the fossil fuels industry has successfully—and quietly—expanded the nation’s domestic oil network by… Read the rest
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Selma, Obama and the Colonization of Black Resistance

By Ajamu Baraka (Graphic by Carlos Smith / flickr.) “To cleanse history in the name of a false patriotism that celebrates a new illiteracy as a way of loving the United States is a discourse of anti-memory, a willful attempt at forgetting the past in the manufactured fog of historical… Read the rest
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Washington’s Al Qaeda Ally Now Leading ISIS in Libya

By Eric Draitser (Abdel Hakim-Belhadj (photo, left), the al Qaeda lieutenant who the US held at ‘Penny Lane’ in Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo) and then subsequently turned (or debriefed) by the CIA, and released back into the field as a double agent, leading the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group on behalf of… Read the rest
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