Category Archives: government


We Have All Won An Oligarchy and Lost A Democracy By Thom Hartmann/ September 26, 2016 Here’s a thought experiment for you. Ask yourself, “When was the last time I heard any conversation at all about the role of … Continue reading

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Barbara Lee’s Lone Vote on Sept. 14, 2001, Was as Prescient as It Was Brave and Heroic By Glenn Greenwald/ The Intercept/ September 11, 2016 ALMOST IMMEDIATELY AFTER the 9/11 attack, while bodies were still buried in the rubble, George W. … Continue reading

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The Pentagon Money Pit By Dave Lindorff/ Counterpunch/ August 11, 2016 What if the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services were to report that $6.5 billion in spending by that federal agency was unaccounted for and … Continue reading

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Shocking new report: Bombing people causes people to hate you

By GJohnsit/ Daily Kos/ June 27, 2016      You better sit down for this one because it will blow your mind. You are probably aware that we on a global quest to rid the world of Evil, one smart-bomb … Continue reading

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by Arlen Grossman There are at least two ways in which the corporate media is neglecting to warn the American public about impending disasters: 1) Despite a constant barrage of unprecedented climate catastrophes: tornados, flooding, heat waves, wildfires, etc., the … Continue reading

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My California Primary Night Favorite Dream

The future as I’d like to envision it……. Donald Trump continues to self-destruct –as he surely will–and takes down the Republican Party with him. Hillary Clinton and Vice-President Bernie Sanders win the presidential election over Trump and VP Ted Cruz … Continue reading

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How Economic Hitmen Work

This two-minute video explains a lot…..

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Terrorists: Why Do They Want to Blow Us Up?

First Published at OpEdNews March 26 (Headline Status) By Arlen Grossman Pretty much missing from the commentaries and responses to the recent Belgium bombing was the basic question as to why Muslim extremists attack us. And its obvious corollary: if … Continue reading

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by Arlen Grossman (editor’s note: the following is a response to a March 23 Monterey Herald editorial) It is fascinating to me that the Herald can write an editorial about the Belgium bombings without once mentioning the real reason for … Continue reading

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The Graveyard of the Elites by Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ February 28, 2016    Supporters hold campaign signs for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally near Atlanta. (Olya Steckel / Shutterstock) Power elites, blinded by hubris, intoxicated by absolute power, unable … Continue reading

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