Category Archives: Barack Obama

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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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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Osama Bin Laden Death Hoax–The Latest Chapter?

Another Fake Bin Laden Story By Paul Craig Roberts/ PaulCraigRoberts.org/ November 7, 2014   Osama Bin Laden Is Dead – WE GOT HIM! (image by zennie62) RT, one of my favorite news sources, has fallen for a fake story put out by the … Continue reading

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War on Terror: No End In Sight

KEY DEMOCRATS, LED BY HILLARY CLINTON, LEAVE NO DOUBT THAT ENDLESS WAR IS OFFICIAL U.S. DOCTRINE By Glenn Greenwald/ The Intercept/ October 7, 2014   Long before Americans were introduced to the new 9/11 era super-villains called ISIS and Khorasan, … Continue reading

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THE SHAM DEMOCRACY

How America Was Lost By Paul Craig Roberts/ paulcraigroberts.org/ November 7, 2013 “No legal issue arises when the United States responds to a challenge to its power, position, and prestige.” Dean Acheson , 1962, speaking to the American Society of … Continue reading

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THE AMERICAN EMPIRE

It’s Time to Finally Admit We’re an Empire By David Sirota/ AlterNet/ September 28, 2013 Is America an empire or not? It is a loaded question because in the modern age, that word — empire — is not a moniker … Continue reading

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Obama: Thank You, GOP!

Why This Government Shutdown Will Backfire on Republicans By Peter Scheer/ Truthdig/ September 30, 2013 The mainstream GOP is so certain Republicans will be blamed for the government shutdown, the first in 17 years, it has been actively campaigning against … Continue reading

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AMERICAN JOURNALISM’S TIMIDITY

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the ‘pathetic’ American media Pulitzer Prize winner explains how to fix journalism, saying press should ‘fire 90% of editors and promote ones you can’t control’ By Seymour Hersh/ The Guardian/ September 27, 2013 Seymour … Continue reading

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Truth: A Casualty of War

Top 45 Lies in Obama’s Speech at the U.N. By David Swanson/ davidswanson.org/ September 25, 2013 1. President Obama’s opening lines at the U.N. on Tuesday looked down on people who would think to settle disputes with war. Obama was … Continue reading

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Patriotism & Propaganda Falling Short

THE DEAD RHETORIC OF WAR By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 16, 2013 The intoxication of war, fueled by the euphoric nationalism that swept through the country like a plague following the attacks of 9/11, is a spent force in the … Continue reading

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