Tag Archives: Washington Post

Lies, Lies, and More Lies

Trump’s medical deceptions should be a scandal By Paul Waldman/ Washington Post/ May 2, 2018 “Trump disseminated false medical records to fool the public about his health.” That is a headline you have never seen, though you should have. If … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Give Socialism a Try

By Elizabeth Bruenig/ Washington Post/ March 6, 2017   In the United States, we’ve arrived at a pair of mutually exclusive convictions: that liberal, capitalist democracies are guaranteed by their nature to succeed and that in our Trumpist moment they … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Give Socialism a Try

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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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