Author Archives: Arlen Grossman

Edward Snowden: Does Privacy Matter?

BPR QUOTE OF THE DAY:

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Media Blackout: Child Rape in Colombia by Americans

By Arlen Grossman A 12-year-old Colombian girl was allegedly drugged and raped inside a Colombian air force base in 2007. The perpetrators were U.S. Army Sergeant Michael J. Coen and defense contractor Cesar Ruiz. They were never arrested and were subsequently … Continue reading

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THE SO-CALLED THREAT FROM IRAN

By Arlen Grossman I understand we are supposed to be terrified of Iran. I just can’t figure out why. Yes, there is the possibility they could build a nuclear weapon. They claim they don’t want to, and the CIA and Mossad haven’t … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: American Gestapo

“I never would have agreed to the formulation of the Central Intelligence Agency back in ’47, if I had known it would become the American Gestapo. ”  — Harry S Truman (1961)

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THE SO-CALLED IRANIAN THREAT

My letter in the Monterey Herald March 14, 2015: I understand we are supposed to be terrified of Iran. I just can’t figure out why. Yes, there is the possibility they could build a nuclear weapon. They claim they don’t want … Continue reading

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EVIL EMPIRE

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It Must Happen Here

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ March 1, 2015 PRINCETON, N.J.—Tariq Ali is part of the royalty of the left. His more than 20 books on politics and history, his seven novels, … Continue reading

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Move Along, Nothing to See Here

President Gollum’s ‘Precious’ Secrets Exclusive: Despite promises of “openness,” President Obama has treated information that could inform American democracy like Tolkien’s character Gollum coveted his “precious” ring. Obama is keeping for himself analyses that could change how the public sees the crises in … Continue reading

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A RADICAL PLAN TO CURB TERRORIST ATTACKS IN THE WEST

By Arlen Grossman   Imagine all the people Living life in peace… You may say I’m a dreamer But I’m not the only one I hope someday you’ll join us And the world will be as one.       … Continue reading

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Perpetual War

War Is the New Normal: 7 Deadly Reasons Why America’s Wars Persist By William Astore/ TomDispatch/ February 1, 2015 It was launched immediately after the 9/11 attacks, when I was still in the military, and almost immediately became known as … Continue reading

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