Tag Archives: 9/11

Après moi, le déluge

  Last week, I neglected to mention one of the key drivers of American nihilism–elite impunity. As David Sirota recounts in a new article, since Enron, America has become an elite accountability free-zone. “Our society has been fundamentally altered by … Continue reading

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9/11

  It’s more than ironic that 17 years after Al Qaeda attacked the World Trade Center, President Trump is coming to the rescue of Al Qaeda terrorists in Idlib Province Syria. Maybe, like Obama, Trump’s playing 3 dimensional chess?

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Duck and Cover

  A year on it’s become clear that the McResistance to Trump’s misrule is largely about Democrats and liberals avoiding self-examination, while continuing the ruinous neoliberal and neoconservative policies that brought us to this point. For example, Trump came into office promising … Continue reading

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Siver Lining

  I like to read books twice. Not all books but certainly the good ones. It’s amazing the things that you miss the first time. Take Douglas Valentine’s–The CIA As Organized Crime: How Illegal Operations Corrupt America and the World. It blew … Continue reading

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Friends like these

  There’s an effort underway to force the US to attack Iran. The pressure is coming from the putative allies of the US in the Middle-East: Saudi Arabia and Israel. Of course this crazy idea is also supported by the … Continue reading

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Illusion only is sacred, truth profane

  There was much pearl-clutching by the corporate media when Trump blurted out the truth of US foreign policy in a recent interview with Fox host, Bill O’ Reilly. “There are a lot of killers.” Trump responded. “We’ve got a lot … Continue reading

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For the good of the country

  How did a monster like Trump win? The short answer is that Hillary was a uniquely horrible candidate, as I detail here. She was also the establishment candidate in an anti-establishment election. The Democratic Party also bears a large … Continue reading

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