By Stephen Lendman Previous articles discussed America’s permanent war agenda, culture of violence, imperial lawlessness, daily atrocities, blood-drenched history, glorification of killing in the name of peace, and support for the world’s worst despots, as well as contempt for democratic values, rule of law principles, and human and civil rights abroad and at home. Did [...]
By John Pilger. Republished from Information Clearing House. When Britain lost control of Egypt in 1956, Prime Minister Anthony Eden said he wanted the nationalist president Gamal Abdel Nasser “destroyed … murdered … I don’t give a damn if there’s anarchy and chaos in Egypt”. Those insolent Arabs, Winston Churchill had urged in 1951, should [...]
By Stephen Lendman A previous article explained his sellout to Republicans last year on extending tax cuts to America’s aristocracy, accessed through the following link: http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/12/obama-capitulates-to-republicans.html Did you like this? Share it:Tweet
By Stephen Lendman Like Cast Lead against Gaza, Odyssey Dawn is criminal imperial war, willfully attacking non-combatants and civilian targets, including vital infrastructure, hospitals, non-military airports and buildings, ports, power generating facilities, and other sites unrelated to military necessity. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet
By Stephen Lendman In his weekly March 26 address, Obama said: “As I pledged at the outset, the role of American forces has been limited. We are not putting any ground forces into Libya….And as agreed this week, responsibility for this operation is being transferred from the United States to our NATO allies and partners.” [...]
DATELINE: September 12, 2009 04:51 PM DAVE LINDORFF: What’s Wrong with Calling Out Lies in Congress? One of the big problems with American democracy is that the presidency has over the years been elevated to the level of a monarchy, with all the imperial trappings and pomposity formerly associated with royalty. Presidents surely should get [...]
Most Americans believe their country is a benevolent and beloved force in the world. That belief is so deeply ingrained that even political progressives are rarely different in upholding this awful dogma. They are as likely as self-identified conservatives to support the government when it asserts a right to interfere with foreign governments, to occupy their nations, or to kill human beings on any pretext deemed necessary by the United States.