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GET PREPA Friday, June 24, 2016 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Russia and China aren't the threat; we are. The US since the end of WWII thru its actions in the world has become the most sinister entity in the world. It's not put that way by our politicos or the corp. MSM who have indoctrinated, propagandized & insulated the people from the horror the US state commits beyond our borders. So most support our wars, drone strikes & aren't affected by our killing innocents, collateral damage. Russia & China aren't the threat; we are.

Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump - Caricatures Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Trump vs Clinton, "Horror vs Horror" It's become obvious there's no need to wait for the Repubs & Dems convention extravaganza's this July. It's the "Donald" & the "Hillerator", Trump v/s Clinton, the two most hated candidates to lead their party's ever. Trump is despised by his own party & Clinton though supported by a majority of women is despised by many (most?) others in America. It's "Horror v/s Horror" this November.

//www.flickr.com/photos/29528454@N04/6891372851/: ONE OF THE MOST IGNORANT TESTS EVER--NOT MY PHOTO Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Startling" US survey reveals public support for nuclear strikes A July 2015 survey -recently published by the WS Journal asked, " Would the US drop the bomb again?"-revealed US public support for nuclear strikes. The survey used a fictional scenario mirroring Pearl Harbor. If Iran attacked a US aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf would the US public support a nuclear attack on an Iranian city killing 100,000 civilians. 59% backed using a nuclear bomb even w/ vast civilian casualties

General Atomics MQ-1 Predator - Wikipedia, the free encycloped Wednesday, June 1, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Post Memorial Day, America sowing seeds to breed survivors vowing revenge against those who killed their loved ones Memorial day has come & gone & good riddance to all the patriotic banalities associated w/it. It smacks of a day to extol our military rather than a solemn occasion to honor those fallen. On Memorial day announcers extol those defending our freedom. They're not defending our freedom & far from bringing freedom & democracy they're sowing seeds to breed survivors vowing revenge against those who killed their loved ones.

STOP WAR KILLING INNOCENT CHILDREN IN A WORLD THEY DIDNT MAKE In Honor & Remembran Wednesday, May 25, 2016 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The US has become for all practical purposes a criminal enterprise The US has become for all practical purposes a criminal enterprise. Unhinged & unrestrained from any accountability, conducting endless wars, initiating coups, color revolutions, false flag ops, NGO infiltration to undermine legitimate gov'ts, that is criminal activity. Now w/ NATO on Russia's doorstep, US naval ships exercising old time gun boat diplomacy in the S. China Sea there's ominous foreboding cold war could turn hot.

GET PREPA Monday, May 16, 2016 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
It's hard to reconcile being an American and what America is perpetrating on the rest of the world It's hard to reconcile being an American & what America is perpetrating on the world. Only fools accept the propaganda notion of our doing "good in the world" as if all the coups, assassinations, wars, occupations, renditions, detentions, torture & killing of innocents is "done to keep us safe." The endless war on terror was concocted as the new enemy replacing Communism all to justify outrageous unnecessary defense spending.

Russia marks V-Day: .Immortal Regiment. marches through Red Square Hundreds of tho Monday, May 2, 2016 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The "extraordinary sense of loss from war." What sets apart Russians and Americans? With regard to Russia author Gilbert Doctorow writes, "Every family in the country lost members to the WWII effort. Every one. This extraordinary sense of loss from war is something that sets Russian consciousness apart from American consciousness". Most Americans have been spared that extraordinary sense of loss from war. That may be why we tolerate & accept so much war.

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Putin is serving notice, Russia will defend itself against US and NATO aggression The headline in the NY Times read, "Russia Bolsters Its Submarine Fleet & Tensions W/ the US Rise". It all but accused Putin's Russia of "prowling" off the coasts of Scandinavia, Scotland, the Mediterranean & the North Atlantic. The only problem Putin's prowling is just a response to the US &NATO prowling to the edge of Russia's borders. Putin is serving notice Russia will act to defend itself against US & NATO aggression.

Bribe money Monday, April 18, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A truly revolutionary issue, get money out of politics The only time the country was revolutionary was July 4, 1776 w/ the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Today there is no less a need. There's been radical movements thru-out our history women's suffrage, civil rights, necessary but not revolutionary changing the way gov't was run, favoring the moneyed interests. But there's one issue truly revolutionary, demand big money out of politics. That would change everything.

Hillary Clinton supporters Friday, April 15, 2016 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Hypocrisy of Hillary's supporters Since the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in Citizens United Democrats have seen it as the root of political evil. But Clinton's Democratic supporters now defend Hillary raking in millions in corporate campaign cash & corporate speeches. This is simple hypocrisy revealing her supporters have no core beliefs.

Corporate T Wednesday, April 13, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
There are times the gauntlet must be thrown down. This is one of those times. Endless war befouls America as others see us as the greatest threat to world peace. America's decision makers don't want peace just hegemony over the world. Most Americans see this as part of the corruption that pervades our political system though most people believe they are powerless to do anything about it. But something is being done. "Democracy Spring" & it's happening right now in DC. The gauntlet has been thrown down.

Iraq Veterans Against the War Wednesday, April 6, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A class of people who deserve our utmost respect Respect. It's not a word often heard much these days. But there's a class of people who deserve the utmost respect, American veterans who have spoken up & come out against war. These veterans don't see themselves as "heroes". One put it this way, "How many innocent people have been killed since 9/11? Throwing out words like 'heroes' does a disservice to the experience of veterans & all the innocent people killed since then."

US warship in South China Sea raises alarm bell The United States sent a warship v Wednesday, March 30, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What is the US doing in the South China Sea? What is the US doing in the S. China Sea? Supposedly to keep the shipping lanes open. It's just an updated version of gunboat diplomacy. The exceptional US believes its navy has the right to traverse sea lanes everywhere. The S. China Sea islands has been a local dispute for decades between China, Viet Nam, Philippines, Malaysia & Brunei. Now the US has put itself squarely into the dispute upping the ante potential for war.

Flickr_-_USCapitol_-_Declaration_of_Independence_(1).jpg: File:Flickr - USCapitol - Tuesday, March 29, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Democracy Awakening", God knows we need it Thousands of "mad as hellers" will be coming to Washington Apr.16,17 to launch "Democracy Awakening" a nationwide mobilization to halt big money's control of a our political system. Most people recognize our representative democracy has been replaced by a plutocracy of oligarchs whose political toadies are selected & elected to do their bidding. Graft is out in the open; no longer a "Gov't from the Consent of the governed".

MSM spotlights Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Tuesday, March 15, 2016 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Day of reckoning for Bernie and the "Donald"? Today is a sort of day of reckoning for Bernie Sanders & even Donald Trump w/ primaries in Ill., Ohio, Fla., Missouri & N.C. Bernie needs to win Ill. & Ohio to have any chance @ winning the Dem. nomination. As for Trump he's stirred a hornet's nest among neo-cons, Repub. insiders, corp. big wigs & Super PACS spending millions to derail him from winning enough delegates & capturing the nomination. It's that sort of a day.

Donald Trump Saturday, March 5, 2016 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
So what to make of the "Donald"? So what to make of the "Donald" in the latest edition of America's pres. nomination sweepstakes? Neo-cons, Repub. party elites, even Mitt Romney denounced Trump in a Thurs speech saying it would be a disaster if for the Repub party if he gets the nomination. But on Friday rank & file Repub. party voters reacted to Romney & party elites telling them what to do. One 71 yr. old said," You can't tell me who to vote for. Please."

Azaz_Syria_during_the_Syrian_Civil_War_Missing_front_of_House.jpg: File:Azaz Syria Thursday, February 25, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What real war reporting is all about What real war reporting is all about, journalist Robert Fisk's, "On The Front Line With the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Battling Outside Aleppo".

Justice Scalia May Have Gone Completely Nuts Antonin Scalia's dissenting opinion i Tuesday, February 16, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
When the country has been on the path to hell, what other hope is there? With Antonin Scalia having departed the scene what does this portend for SCOTUS & the country? Even before Obama selected a nominee the Repubs denounced any choice the prez makes saying they'll do anything to prevent him, her being confirmed. W/ all this nonsense about to happen the bottom line is getting a 5th member app'd that can help begin to undo the damage of the Roberts Court, particularly overturning Citizens United.

cspan Abu Ghraib Hearing  washjourn 05 06 2004 Saturday, February 13, 2016 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Crime, Inc The way the US acts in the world should be referred to as Crime, Inc. It's become the most sinister entity on earth. Most sinister because what it does is under the guise of bringing freedom & democracy to others using the Constitution & the rule of law as a fig leaf cover but betrays w/ impunity. From illegal wars, false flag ops, coups, assassinations, torture. The US has "earned" the ignominy it has wrought on the world.

I Forgot My Phone Written Friday, January 29, 2016 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Little "things" we encounter each day How about those little annoyances we encounter each day. People talking on cell phones loudly in public, being tailgated while driving, getting ticketed from an unknown surveillance camera, TV's on everywhere, making a call and getting the answering machine w/the innocuous "Our menu has changed" rather than a real person answering the phone, particularly if it's a doctor's office. Have these people been outsourced as well?

Ukraine:  Dynamo Kyiv stadium set aflame by protesters in Kiev Tens of thousands o Friday, January 22, 2016 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Maintaining instability all over the world, the ultimate US subterfuge Since the end of WWII, the US has engaged directly in multiple hot wars, a 45 yr. cold war w/ the USSR, clandestinely in numerous countries using CIA trained & armed proxies, initiated coups, assassinations, drone strikes in the war on terror; quite the chilling resume. The point being all this militarist mayhem & misadventures against "enemies" belie the ultimate aim & outcome of US policy, maintain instability in the world.

Secretary Kerry Sits With Fellow Foreign Ministers and Political Direct Monday, January 18, 2016 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sanctions lifted on Iran, diplomacy worked The US & the EU finally lifted economic sanctions on Iran releasing some $100 billion of its assets. Int'l inspectors confirmed Iran's compliance w/ the nuclear deal signed last July. In reality the sanctions were bogus to begin w/. Iran wasn't developing a nuclear weapons program that was confirmed by all 17 US intel agencies in 2008 that Iran ceased all such activities in 2003. But this showed diplomacy w/ Iran could work.

Saudi Arabia cuts diplomat Monday, January 11, 2016 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is the US beholden to the Saudi regime for its financial and economic survival? There's been unexpected "fallout" of Saudi Arabia executing Saudi Shiite cleric al-Nims by the NY Times & the Wash. Post both calling it "dangerous sectarian policies & reckless regime, barbarity & actions that blatantly fan sectarian hatreds". But US policy is deeply entwined w/ Saudi Arabia. According to Finian Cunningham, "In short, the US is beholden to the Saudi regime for its financial & economic survival".

Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Iran Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, Adel Monday, January 4, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What to make of Saudi Arabia cutting all diplomatic ties with Iran? An escalation, but no game changer What to make of Saudi Arabia cutting all diplomatic ties w/Iran? This after Iranian's sacked the Saudi embassy in Tehran in reaction to the Saudi regime executing a Shiite sheikh along w/46 others. The countries oppose each other over Yemen & opposite sides in the Syrian conflict. Though the executions & storming of the Saudi embassy is an escalation it's no game changer, not while the Saudi's remain a staunch ally of the US.

Official start of the holiday season shopping SHOTLIST ++DAWN SHOTS++ Arlington, T Wednesday, December 23, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Throngs at the mega mall, is this what Christmas giving is all about? Just a short word on America's favorite pastime, shopping at the mall. And this being Christmas that all American creation the mega mall is filled with Christmas shopping madness. Is this what Christmas giving is all about?

Defense Rests its Case in Trial of First Officer Charged With Killing Freddie Gray Thursday, December 17, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Mistrial declared in Baltimore A mistrial was declared yesterday in Baltimore for one of the police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. Protests occurred immediately after the verdict was announced. One protester put it, "We want justice & we're just not going to get it". One thing seems clear w/this mistrial verdict of a black man dying while in police custody; the perception racial injustice is alive & well in America.

Secretary Kerry and His Advisers Sit Across From Russian President Puti Wednesday, December 16, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A possible light at the end of the tunnel in Syria? There appears a possible light @ the end of the tunnel in Syria, this after a 3 1/2 hr meeting in Moscow yesterday between Sec'y of St. Kerry & Russian Pres. Putin. After the meeting it was announced an int'l conference will be held in NY on Friday. Afterward Kerry made clear the Assad must go mantra was a non starting position & the US stands ready to work w/ Russia. This could be the diplomatic opening to ending the crisis.

WeTheSheeple_02 Tuesday, December 15, 2015 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How did we the people become insouciant "sheeple"? How did we the people become "insouciant sheeple"? Firstly ending the military draft in 1973 after we left Viet Nam. At the hgt. of the war in 67 to 73, resistance, defiance, protests, demonstrations were the order of the day on college campuses. No longer. Ending the draft of college age men & women, that were @ the heart of the Vietnam war resistance, meant after '73 they have no personal stake in resisting our wars.

Russia to send S-300 missiles to Syria Russia has defended its decision to supply Thursday, December 10, 2015 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Syria upping the ante reportedly ready to deploy S-300 surface to air missiles to defend its air space It's been reported Syria is ready to deploy the S-300 air defense system, a surface to air missile supplied by Russia giving Syria control of its territory w/ the capability to shoot down any intrusive warplane or missile w/out warning. That sure ups the ante. But Syria is a sovereign state & under int'l law it's been attacked illegally. Does it not have the right to further defend against any hostile force attacking it?

GET PREPARED for More EVIL and FALSE F Tuesday, December 8, 2015 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Things" looking ominous in Syria Things look ominous in Syria. All the world's antagonists are engaged making it so ominous. Russian Pres. Putin was recently described as a paper tiger for not retaliating over Turkey downing a Russian jet fighter in Syria. It was a provocation. Putin refused to take the bait so now he's a paper tiger? Putin's actions in Syria have been defensive & legal under int'l law. But make no mistake Turkey's action won't go unpunished.

Corporate Threat to Liberty Tuesday, December 1, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
We need to take our country back We need to take our country back. It's been systematically hijacked, usurped by the massive financial, military/industrial & energy behemoths that completely controls the political process, writes the laws, regulations, oversight & enforcement to the benefit of those interests. They underwrite the campaigns of politicos in a system of legalized bribery. Only w/ meaningful campaign finance reform can this corruption be ended.

Turkey Downs Russian Fighter Jet Turkey has reportedly admitted to shooting down a Saturday, November 28, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Things" heating up over Turkey's downing Russian jet fighter in Syria "Things" are heating up over Turkey's downing a Russian jet fighter last Tuesday in Syria. One "thing" seems clear, the attack was a pre-planned attack carried out by Turkey. Another "thing" it's hard to imagine Turkey acted w/out US foreknowledge. One other "thing" seems certain; Russia will take direct action against Turkey. Pres. Putin won't announce his action beforehand but Turkey's provocation won't go unpunished.

Raw Video Shootout Between Police & Terrorists Outside Bataclan, Paris Raw Video S Friday, November 20, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Killing all alleged suspects in Paris attacks, a tell tale sign "official" narrative is suspect It's been a week since the terrorist attacks in Paris. The official narrative remains, it was European, Islamic jihadists. Now all dead including the alleged mastermind Abdelhamid Abaasoud killed in a raid Wed. morning north of Paris. One would think for a thorough investigation of the crime attempts to capture alleged suspects would be preferable. Killing them all is a tell tale sign the official narrative is itself suspect.

'We will eradicate terrorism' Hollande vows in defiant response to Paris slaughter Tuesday, November 17, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Madness reigns in the West caused by its own doing In response to Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris French Pres. Hollande yesterday said , "France is @ war". He's sent French planes to bomb IS HQ in Raqqa, Syria & dispatched its aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle to sail into the Persian Gulf. What he didn't do is request NATO to send ground forces to invade Syria risking the unthinkable pitting the US against Russia. Madness reigns in the West caused by its own doing.

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 wallpaper 8 Friday, November 13, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is it really the "Call of Duty"? Today on a DC Metro train there was a 4'x6' poster proclaiming something called a "Call of Duty" championship. A video game for "Mature 17+, Blood & Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of Drugs". It's about torture, dismemberment, brutality is everywhere. So this what it may be coming down to: no military draft to contend w/ young people are getting enticed w/video games simulating real war.

First News of Peace! Confetti thrown by happy crowds. Liberty sings. F Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Veterans Day, no longer the Armistice Day admonition there be no more war Some things come to mind this Veterans Day. It was first commemorated as Armistice Day in 1918 @ the signing of armistice w/ Germany ending WWI. A day to herald peace after the "war to end all wars", meant to honor the dead but also the admonition there be no more war. W/ WWII and Korea Armistice Day didn't fit any longer & changed to Veterans day in 1954. Now it's a day to extol our military even as we fight endless war.

General Atomics MQ-1 Predator - Wikipedia, the free encycloped Thursday, November 5, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
America the (not so) beautiful It's becoming clearer by the day, the US is the most dangerous political entity in the world today. It is the most insidious, hiding behind the veneer of democracy, the Constitution & the rule of law trumpeting those virtues while disregarding them w/impunity. Incredibly most in America have bought the charade still spouting, "We're the greatest". Meanwhile the rest of the world sees us as the greatest threat to world peace.

Obama to Send Troops to Syria President Obama is directing the Pentagon to send sp Monday, November 2, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama sends 50 Special Ops troops to Syria, "advisers" nothing more than "human shields" President Obama announced Friday he is sending 50 special ops troops to Syria to "advise" local forces fighting ISIS. Independent writer, Finian Cunningham put it succinctly, "US special ops are being used as 'human shields' to curb Russian airstrikes against anti-gov't mercenaries...to forestall Russian successes in wiping out Washington's regime change assets in Syria." Cunningham's analysis is on the mark.

Putin' on different faces. The best birthday card a President could ask for The so Wednesday, October 28, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Geo-political Realignment in the World? There may have begun a Geo-political realignment in the world when Russian Pres. Putin boldly sent his air force into Syria 4 weeks ago w/ his stated intent to destroy the Islamic state & al Qaeda terrorists in Syria. It's absolutely significant forcing the US to reconcile & come to terms it can't challenge the Russian's in the air in Syria w/out an incident that could lead to the unthinkable; war between two nuclear states.

Putin: West wants to chain Wednesday, October 21, 2015 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Putin's actions in Syria, Do you really want to mess with us? Vladimir Putin's move into Syria "startled" the US w/ him saying w/ his actions-no words necessary-"Don't mess w/ us" or better, "Do you really want to mess w/us?" With his brilliantly conceived military moves in Syria he's changed the equation forcing reality onto the US that its notions of regime change is unacceptable & will be countered.

Putin: West wants to chain Wednesday, October 14, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Putin's gamble succeeding in Syria? It's been two weeks since Russian Pres. Putin seized the initiative in Syria sending in his jet fighters flying sorties & attacking terrorist enclaves in the war torn country. In response nothing but bloviating from US officials. "There will be consequences for Russia";"Obama should retaliate". Could it be Obama realizes the futility of his campaign to fight IS & Putin's move could begin to end the terrorist threat in Syria?

INHOFE'S SASC Q & A WITH GENERAL CAMPBELL On October 6, 2015, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe Tuesday, October 6, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Shifting the blame As if the US atrocity of bombing a Doctors w/out Borders hospital in Afghanistan wasn't so horrible it gets compounded by responses from US officials. "The hospital may have been collateral damage; Afghan forces requested the strike"-as if US advisers weren't in on calling the strike. This was an AC-130 attack gunship, that hit the hospital & this after the hospital gave GPS coordinates days before so they wouldn't get hit.

Putin: West wants to chain Friday, October 2, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Putin to the rescue again, Part II The geopolitical center of attention in the world today is Syria particularly w/ Russian Pres. Putin's actions on Syria changing the equation. He recently bolstered Syrian Pres. Assad's military sending planes &other armaments to Assad's beleaguered forces & coordinating military intel w/ Syria, Iraq, Iranian ground forces. Putin's actions jolted the White House but his actions seem intended to turn the tide against IS.

Putin: West wants to chain the Russian bear, no way they'll stuff it Western natio Monday, September 28, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Putin to the rescue again Russia began sharing military intelligence w/ Syria, Iran & Iraq in the fight against ISIS in Syria. This after Russia recently increased its military aid to Syrian President Assad's beleaguered forces. According to the NY Times the US was left "scrambling" & "jolted the White House". So what. Russia's Pres. Putin doesn't need to get clearance from the US hegemon in order to provide coordination to his allies fighting ISIS.

The New York Times Monday, September 21, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Twisting the Facts Friday's headline in the NY Times read, "US Begins Military talks w/ Russia on Syria". Reporter Michael Gordon put it, "the Obama administration reached out to Moscow" giving the distinct impression the White House initiated the idea when in fact it was Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov who made the proposal to US Sec'y of State John Kerry over the phone on Tuesday. It's a twisting of the facts making it appear it was a US idea.

'Blair's Bane': Radical leftist Jeremy Corbyn wins UK Labour leadership election J Tuesday, September 15, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
So what to make of the Jeremy Corbyn phenomenon across the "pond"? So what to make of the "phenomenon" across the "pond" where the British Labour Party elected Jeremy Corbyn as its new leader? It was never believed he had a chance to win. Nonetheless party members voted for Corbyn w/ almost 60% of the vote. After his victory he put it this way, "The people of Britain are fed up w/ injustice & inequality". No longer a "backbencher" in the House of Commons he should be a force to contend w/.

V : Guerrilla Economist -- Tuesday, September 8, 2015 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The current domestic "tranquility", the calm before the storm? Chris Hedges writes, "The Real Enemy Is Within", that "Militarists & war profiteers are our greatest enemy...there will be no genuine democratic, social, economic or political reform until we destroy our permanent war machine". The question; is how the destruction of our permanent war machine is to be done? That's the conundrum. It isn't that people don't know the evils Hedges speaks of. Many do; it's how to destroy it.

Obama, McConnell and Boehner - Toasting a possible future Friday, September 4, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Maintaining the veneer of a democracy The West is @ a crisis crossroad. First w/ colonialism & exploitation now w/ coups, assassinations, false flag events, wars, occupations, torture, the crisis is exacerbated. Syria, Ukraine, the refugee crisis in Europe, a direct result of war in Africa & the Middle East. And in America overseeing these horrors sits the president, the "unitary executive", the dictator in charge, where the "veneer" of democracy is maintained.

I Forgot My Phone Written by Charlene deGuzman Directed by Miles Crawford Starring Monday, August 31, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Ensconced in a cocoon, completely unaffected and oblivious Chris Hedges article,The Great Unraveling focuses on the ravages of neo-liberalism & global capitalism in the US & the world, the vast inequality, wage stagflation, chronic poverty, factories closed, prisons overflowing are some of the depredations. What is stunning & disconcerting w/ the world crumbling are people w/ cell phones in hand, madly texting away seemingly ensconced in a cocoon, completely oblivious & unaffected.

Lawrence Lessig 2016 Lawrence Lessig 2016? Chris Hayes talks to Lawrence Lessig, a Thursday, August 27, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The next contender in the presidential sweepstakes? Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig will decide to make a presidential bid for the Democratic nomination if he receives $1million in donations by Labor Day. He says he'd resign one day after being elected after enacting a single bill which he calls the Citizen Equality Act w/3 parts: equal right to vote, equal representation & citizen funded elections. It's quirky & hard to imagine people buying it even if they agree w/ him.

Natural Catastrophes Natural Catastrophes . . . . . . 1. Natural disaster - Wikipe Thursday, August 20, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Have we reached the point of no return? Is humanity's plight possible extinction thru abrupt climate change or that other potential calamity nuclear war? And all w/ the haunting irony it was all avoidable. War is not instinctive, hereditary in the DNA, something we're born w/ & can't be avoided. As to the environmental calamity have we reached the point of no return & our eventual extinction by not acting when the consequences of the climate crisis became known?

Interrogation Procedure 2 Tuesday, August 11, 2015 (20 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is there any doubt we are complicit in the wrongful path our country has taken? Is there any doubt we are complicit in the wrongful path our country has taken? Are we not indifferent to our wars, occupations, torture, indefinite detention, a $trillion in defense spending, a financial industry run amok whose machinations created the 2008 great recession, an electoral system completely taken over by billionaires that has Repubs & Dems beholden to them. So are we complicit? Right up to our eyeballs.

I Forgot My Phone Written by Charlene deGuzman Directed by Miles Crawford Starring Thursday, August 6, 2015 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is Rebellion Possible in this Country? Is rebellion possible in this country? Certainly there have been protests by African Americans against police who often get exonerated after committing murders, growing resistance to fracking operations, the Keystone XL pipeline, labeling of GMO foods, environmental protests et al. Then there was the great recession of 2008 created by the malevolence of the financial industry. Rebellion was justified; it didn't happen.

V : Guerrilla Economist -- The DAY OF RECKONING Approaches SGT Report welcomes V, Wednesday, July 22, 2015 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Day of Reckoning is Coming A day of reckoning is coming. The signs are everywhere. Whether it's a horrific economic dislocation similar to the '30's depression affecting most of the people, a new world war or an environmental catastrophe, a reckoning is coming. Yet these are ALL man-made phenomena & thus avoidable.The solutions are known, but not taken. It all depends whether we take the appropriate actions necessary to prevent the calamity.

Victoria Nuland arrives to Kiev to remind Poroshenko who is in charge in Ukraine V Monday, July 20, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Misanthropes in High Places A mad neo-con led deviancy has captured "official" Washington driving US militarism since the cold war ended. American acquiescence permits Washington do anything it wants, wars, torture, drone strikes. Though not a classical conspiracy there is a collusion of the military, defense contractors & politicos. Although not a classical conspiracy they're like minded misanthropes who've usurped the reins of power in this country.

P5+1 & Iran agree landmark nuclear deal at Geneva talks The P5+1 world powers and Tuesday, July 14, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A deal with Iran finally reached This morning the P5+1 reached a deal w/ Iran over its nuclear program along w/ lifting oil & economic sanctions on that country. The next rigmarole will have Congress taking 60 days to review the deal then vote on it. If as expected they reject the deal Obama has said he'd veto the legislation then Congress would need a 2/3 super majority to overturn the veto. That's unlikely to happen.

Tsipras urges .No. vote for Greece Greek Prime Minister Alexi Tsipras makes impass Monday, July 13, 2015 (20 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Greek People, "We have nothing to lose", from Tsipras betrayal The Greek people voted 61 to 39 rejecting austerity by the EU, ECB & IMF. PM Tsipras had urged them to do so. On Friday he betrayed the peoples vote, put forth a new austerity package of reduced pensions, higher taxes & reduced gov't spending which the Greek parliament app'd. The new austerity package was what the troika had been demanding & they app'd it this morning. Only the Greek people had nothing to lose. Not so Tsipras.

Greek Referendum: Their Yesterday, Our Tomorrow | True News No! The resounding ans Thursday, July 9, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Greek Referendum Vote, a Watershed Event Against Austerity Placed on the Backs of the People With the Greek people voting 61 to 39 against harsh austerity measures keeping them in perpetual debt slavery they are saying they won't accept debt relief that keeps them in endless debt peonage. The people have spoken; harsh austerity measures placed on the backs of people is unacceptable, saying to the EU, ECB and the IMF, "We have nothing to lose" by openly rejecting them.

WORLD SUPERPOWER Vladimir Putin's Russia 2015 (Full Documentary) WORLD NEWS BREAKI Wednesday, July 1, 2015 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Putin, Always One Step Ahead of the US Since the US inspired coup in Kiev in Feb.2014 it's been nonstop bashing of Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin in the west. The purpose, get Putin to take the bait & invade Ukraine. Only Putin isn't biting. He wants no wider war in Ukraine. He's interested in economic development w/ China & lately working behind the scene to develop a Gazprom Nord Stream gas pipeline from Russia under the Baltic Sea directly into Germany.

Uncle Sam - Who Was He? discoverynews.com Uncle Sam is a national icon in the Unit Tuesday, June 23, 2015 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Removing the Confederate Flag would be the proper gesture but it's still nothing more than that The confederate flag could be removed in front of the state house bldg in Columbia, S.C. Gov. Haley called on the state assembly to consider removing it. That requires a 2/3 vote in each house & it's unclear whether the votes are there. Now in the aftermath of the slaughter of 9 @ the Emanuel AME church last week the gov is pushing for its removal. Though removing the flag is a proper gesture it's still nothing more than that.

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