Tag Archives: 9/11

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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He’s Our Boy

  In the midst of increasingly shrill denunciations of Donald Trump, I’m vainly waiting for someone to acknowledge the obvious. He’s our boy. Politicians and their media allies want to pretend that Trump is some sort of aberrant outlier, but … Continue reading

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Even a blind pig

Even a blind pig will find a nut from time to time. “But if you think Iran is the only source of trouble in the Middle East, you must have slept through 9/11, when 15 of the 19 hijackers came … Continue reading

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