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Morality of Empire

  The missile strikes in Syria were a joke. Western officials claimed the 105-missile attack, including on a scientific research and development center in the capital of Damascus’ Barzeh district and two facilities nearly the city of Homs, had crippled … Continue reading

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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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Heck of a job Brownie

  If you wonder why America is in terminal decline, look no further than the lack of accountability. Not for us, silly. Under the regime of neoliberal-flavored-austerity there’s extreme accountability. Fuck-up and you’ll be living in a van down-by-the-river. No, … Continue reading

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Game Changer

  The corporate media barely covered it but Russian President Putin’s recent speech was a wakeup call to our neocon-foreign-policy elite. To understand the geo-political ramifications of this speech, I would recommend the excellent article entitled “The Implications of Russia’s New … 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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An adversarial way

  Legendary investigative journalist Robert Parry has died. Anyone who’s read this blog knows how much I valued Robert and his investigative website–Consortiumnews.com. His death is a profound tragedy, and I’ve spent the week in a state of persistent melancholy. Life … Continue reading

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