Tag Archives: Washington Post

WHO NEEDS DEMOCRACY ANYWAY?

US State Department considers dropping ‘democracy’ from its mission statement By Josh Rogin/ Washington Post/ August 1, 2017 The US State Department is considering dropping “democracy” from its key mission statement as Secretary of State Rex Tillersonorders his department to … Continue reading

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Obama’s Failings

Democrats can’t win until they recognize how bad Obama’s financial policies were By Matt Stoller/ Washington Post/ January 12, 2017 During his final news conference of 2016, in mid-December, President Obama criticized Democratic efforts during the election. “Where Democrats are characterized as … Continue reading

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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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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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Special Report: THE NEVER-ENDING “WAR ON TERROR” HOAX

  By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report The specter of terrorism has been used to frighten Americans for many years, and exponentially since the attacks on September 11, 2001. But is the “War on Terror” for real, or is … Continue reading

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The Morally Corrupt But Brilliant Secret Strategy of the Military/Industrial/Homeland Security Complex

by Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report “War is a racket… easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious… It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives….It is conducted for … Continue reading

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LAPDOG MEDIA

Deliberate media propaganda The media now knows that “militant” is a term of official propaganda, yet still use it for America’s drone victims By Glenn Greenwald/ Salon/ June 2, 2012 Earlier this week, The New York Times reported that the Obama administration, in … Continue reading

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Stating the Obvious

Let’s Just Say It: The Republicans Are the Problem By Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein/ Washington Post/ April 27, 2012 Rep. Allen West, a Florida Republican, was recently captured on video asserting that there are “78 to 81” … Continue reading

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Numbers That Count: The Extremely Lop-Sided Recovery

Portion of Gains From 2010 Economic Recovery Received By Top One Percent – 93% More depressing numbers about 2010 economic recovery gains: Top 1/10 of 1 Percent received 37% of the 2010 gains. Bottom 99% received 7%. Bottom 90% received … Continue reading

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The “Vast Drone/ Killing Operation” (Shh, It’s Secret)

The American Military Empire and Global Police State continues its expansion. Glenn Greenwald reports on a Washington Post article detailing how President Obama “has assembled such a highly efficient machine for the targeted killing of suspected terrorists.” Of course, this … Continue reading

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