Note: Another piece decrying the Democratic Party leadership for its lackluster, treasonous behavior, forgetting that to behave otherwise, as the author suggests, would require the Democrats to be a non-corporatist party with allegiances to the working people and not plutocrats. Read it anyway, as the enumerations and descriptions of the problems may eventually get the [...]
By Black Agenda Report executive editor Glen Ford | Wed, 08/25/2010 | [print_link] <> A corporate offensive is rolling down upon us, aimed at wholesale privatization of the public sector. If the Left has learned anything in the last year and a half, it should be that President Obama is Wall Street’s guy, having [...]
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 corporate lobbyists, our corporate media [...]
HITLER WOULD HAVE PROMPTLY RECOGNIZED THE SLIPPERY SLOPE AMERICA’S ON NOW, AND REGARDED IT AS A GOOD OMEN FOR FURTHER MOVES TOWARD A FASCIST REGIME.
“Those who hoped that the change promised by candidate Barack Obama would include repeal of the various acts that have stripped Americans of their constitutional rights should be disappointed. Benjamin Franklin supposedly wrote, “Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” The citation is likely apocryphal, at least in terms of its attribution to Franklin, but it is useful shorthand for the unfortunate abandonment of many of the liberties guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution as a consequence of 9/11.”
Dateline: The New York Times, April 6, 2009 | Reproduced under Fair Use protocols SCUM CHRONICLES— SCUM: 2 a: refuse b: a low, vile, or worthless person or group of people By virtue of college degrees in bullshit ( in his case, Superstitious Economics), Zionist connections, Larry Sumners belongs to the subcategory of perennial governmental scum. Not surprising [...]
Senior US soldiers investigated over missing Iraq reconstruction billions By Patrick Cockburn in Sulaimaniyah, Northern Iraq US Secretary of War Robert Gates will have a hot potato in his hands if the Iraq fraud scandal begins to engulf some of the Pentagon’s top brass. Monday, 16 February 2009 In what could turn out to be [...]
“The decision by Sunni insurgents to cooperate with the U.S. military in 2006 and 2007 was not the result of U.S. military prowess but of their defeat at the hands of Shi’a militias and the realisation that the Sunnis could not oppose three enemies (the U.S., the Shi’a militias and al Qaeda) simultaneously.”