Monthly Archives: April 2017

How Much Longer?

The Global Elite Are Headed For a Fall. And They Don’t Even Know It. By Damon Linker/ TheWeek/ April 27, 2017   The global elite think they’re sitting pretty. How wrong they are. Democrats keep telling themselves that Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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How to Handle North Korea

Letter to the Editor, L.A. Times, 4/20, Monterey Herald, 4/21 Another brilliant strategy by the Trump Administration: provoke and threaten North Korea. Two nuclear-armed nations with narcissistic, inexperienced, unstable leaders. What could possibly go wrong? Arlen Grossman

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Syria: Where is the Evidence?

Unjust Killing is Murder: The Cruise Missile Attack On Syria and the Just War Doctrine By Doran Hunter/Christian Democracy Magazine/April 10, 2017 Barely 48 hours after the release of sarin gas in Idlib, Syria, the US military launched Tomahawk cruise … Continue reading

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The Pandora’s Box of War

By Chris Hedges/Truthdig/April 7, 2017   Victims of this week’s chemical weapons attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria. (Alaa Alyousef / AP)   War opens a Pandora’s box of evils that once unleashed are beyond anyone’s … Continue reading

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Quick Judgement

Something may be amiss immediately blaming Syrian government for Sarin gas attack By Dave Lefcourt/OpEdNews/April 5, 2017 Here we go again. The horrific sarin gas attack in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib Province, Syria on Monday killing a reported 58 people including … Continue reading

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America’s TV Media Crisis Goes Far Beyond Covering Trump: We Simply Aren’t Hearing About the Most Pressing Issues of Our Time If the media really wants to fight Trump, they can start by reporting on climate change and inequality. By … Continue reading

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The Democratic Party is far from perfect, but anyone who can’t see the difference between them and Republicans is simply not paying attention. It would be hard to find a more perfect example of those differences than last week’s votes … Continue reading

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 By A.Q. Smith/Current Affairs/March 30,2017 A reminder that people who possess great wealth in a time of poverty are directly causing that poverty…   Here is a simple statement of principle that doesn’t get repeated enough: if you possess billions … Continue reading

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