Monthly Archives: March 2015

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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