Tag Archives: Israel

Not your fathers empire

  I believe that the bipartisan freak-out over a Congresswoman’s criticism of AIPAC provides a window into the true nature of the American empire. Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has published an apology for making self-evident observations about the American Israel Public … Continue reading

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Hard men with guns

  President Trump announced recently that US troops would be leaving Syria, setting off a firestorm of criticism across the political spectrum and echoed by the corporate media. In the middle of this barrage of negative publicity it’s useful to examine … Continue reading

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Better villains, please

  If we’re going to be an evil empire, can’t we at least have more competent villains? Take former Secretary of State, and recent unsuccessful presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. In an interview she bemoaned how the surge of immigrants to Europe … Continue reading

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No mercy in this land

  There is no mercy in this land. We have one political party that makes no bones about its support for plutocratic rule and another that pretends to support democracy while surreptitiously aiding the wealthy and powerful at every opportunity. … Continue reading

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Special kind of stupid

  Our leaders seem to believe that the American people are a special kind of stupid. The latest propaganda campaign against Iran demonstrates that at this point they’re just going through the motions. As any half-wit could have foreseen, Trump … Continue reading

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Double Down

  The neocons are relentless. When one of their plans fails, they simply double down. Take their signature invasion of Iraq to eliminate weapons of mass destruction. Of course, there were no weapons, but never mind. They got rid of … Continue reading

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Yay Resistance!

  Members of the Trump Resistance are turning handsprings over the guilty plea of President Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI about pre-inauguration conversations with the Russian ambassador. But, this case and its ramifications should trouble … Continue reading

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