Author Archives: Arlen Grossman

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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MEDIA: PROFITS OVER TRUTH

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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DEMOCRATS VS REPUBLICANS

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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IT’S BASICALLY JUST IMMORAL TO BE RICH

 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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Two Very Different Republicans

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THE MOSQUE THAT DISAPPEARED

Civil defense team members and people try to rescue people who were trapped under the debris of a Mosque after an aerial attack on a mosque during prayer in the Cina village of Etarib district of Aleppo, Syria on March … Continue reading

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