By Phil Rockstroh
“Everything that everyone is afraid of has already happened: The fragility of capitalism, which we don’t want to admit; the loss of the empire of the United States; and American exceptionalism. In fact, American exceptionalism is that we are exceptionally backward in about fifteen different categories, from… Read the rest
THE HEALTH INSURANCE REFORM IMBROGLIO
Second in a Series [ Please see report #1, Doctors Protest Exclusion of Single-Payer at Senate Finance Committee] —and DON’T MISS OUR ADDENDA at the bottom of this article. We present a complete dossier on this topic.
Is this a turning point in the single-payer… Read the rest
JUST A CASE OF “HISTORIC SUSPICIONS” ||||—
Here’s Barack Obama speaking at the recent Summit of the Americas:
I think it’s important to recognize, given historic suspicions, that the United States’ policy should not be interference in other countries, but that also means that we can’t blame the United States… Read the rest
What Is Reality? What Is Illusion? Can We Still Distinguish Fact From Fiction?
BARACK OBAMA IS A BRAND. And the Obama brand is designed to make us feel good about our government while corporate overlords loot the Treasury, our elected officials continue to have their palms greased by armies of… Read the rest
The Reagans on the road to the White House in 1980. The reign of one of the foulest demagogues and warmongers of the right was about to begin. Reagan’s hypocrisy knew no bounds and he could sell his poisonous snake oil better than most.
Harold Pinter to Obama. “The… Read the rest
THE LEVEL OF PUBLIC IGNORANCE on the topic of the U.S. and world monetary system is astonishing. This is part of the plan, of course, because the monetary elite control not only the financial system but also the news media, the publishing industry, and the educational system. The blueprint for… Read the rest
Hello, Hypocrisy, Paranoia and the Terror State
Obama’s repated instances of political cowardice and opportunism constitute a serious betrayal of his campaign promises and a huge disservice to the actual security of American citizens.
Obama and the Democrats have shown little desire to toss out the Patriot Act. This is… Read the rest
Riots in poor neighborhoods are becoming a constant phenomenon throughout Europe.
WHEN THE YUGOSLAV COMMUNIST MILOVAN DJILAS wrote his book, The New Class, he was referring to a “political” bureaucracy in Yugoslavia. Today’s global New Class consists of the financial class that has bought and subjugated its second component, the… Read the rest
Politics / US Economy
Dateline: Mar 31, 2009 – 02:50 AM
Generals gathered in their masses
Just like witches at black masses
Evil minds that plot destruction
Sorcerers of deaths construction
In the fields the bodies burning
As the war machine keeps turning
Death and hatred to mankind
Poisoning their… Read the rest
When even the New York Times, the venerable “Gray Lady”, not known for radical leanings, speaks well to the left of Obama, we need to finally accept the fact that the man, brilliant and smooth rhetoric aside, is far too conservative to handle this crisis to the benefit of working… Read the rest