Tag Archives: deep state

It must be a coincidence

  It must be a coincidence that every time Trump or someone in his administration talks about leaving Syria there’s a chemical weapons attack. On Saturday, April 7, video and stories claiming a chemical weapons attack in Douma were broadcast. … Continue reading

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Deeper Malady

  Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago. We would do well to reflect on a speech he gave exactly a year before his death. At the Riverside Church, Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, King portrayed the war … Continue reading

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I am the Walrus

  The non-stop demonization of Russia has achieved its desired outcome–a new cold war with Russia. This comes as the US empire enters post-primacy and desperately seeks a major new conflict to maintain its dominance and forestall the rise of a multipolar world. … Continue reading

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A dirty game

  The sociopathic elite that make up the deep state are playing a very dirty game. Russia-gate has gone from allegations that Donald Trump personally colluded with Vladimir Putin to deny Hillary Clinton the presidency to the latest indictment of … Continue reading

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Deep State–Über Alles

  In light of the non-stop yammering about Russian meddling in our precious democracy, it’s time to revisit the concept of an American deep state. Liberal commentators have heaped derision on the term–deep state, depicting it as Trump supporters protecting … Continue reading

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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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Crackpot Centrism

  I’m smitten. Caitlin Johnstone is my new favorite blogger. She’s smart, funny and absolutely fearless. She also writes about the things I’m most interested in–political/economy, foreign policy, and media manipulation. Perhaps because she’s Australian, Johnstone deftly deconstructs US propaganda, following … Continue reading

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