Tag Archives: regime change

Like Ike

  Before he took office, President Obama professed his admiration of President Reagan. Lately he’s behaving like President Eisenhower. Eisenhower, after creating the military-industrial-complex and nascent deep state, famously warned against it. As he was leaving office. Many Americans remember Eisenhower’s … Continue reading

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The Deep State Goes Rogue

  It appears that the military/intelligence arm of the deep state has gone rogue, bombing Syrian Army positions, and potentially jeopardizing the truce agreement with Russia that Secretary of State, John Kerry negotiated, and President Obama signed off on. Here’s … Continue reading

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Corporate Patriotism

  There’s a serious effort underway to get President Obama to pardon whistleblower, Edward Snowden, before he leaves office. There’s also a new movie about Snowden, by Oliver Stone, that has got me thinking about what it means to be … Continue reading

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The political/economy of empire

  While it’s useful to focus on what we can all do to make things better, going local will only go so far. Entering a presidential election between two deeply unpopular candidates, we are faced with problems that require a national … Continue reading

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Job Interview

  The 51 State Department officials who signed a memo urging the Obama administration to bomb Syria must be applying for a position in the future Hillary Clinton administration. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has made it known that she favors … Continue reading

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Queen of the Neocons

  Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has a neocon problem. Clinton has just been endorsed for president by neoconservative intellectual, Robert Kagan, a longtime Republican who recognizes that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the presumptive favorite, would be hostile to neoconservative … Continue reading

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Bigger Fish to Fry

  The death of Supreme Court Justice Scalia and what it portends for domestic politics is a monumental story. One of the wildest presidential campaigns of recent memory just got a whole lot more complicated with the politics of the … Continue reading

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Return to Sender

  Crimes committed by the empire on the periphery always return to the center. Always. Bombing, murder, torture, drone assassinations, and employing terrorist proxies as cut-outs are some of the many crimes carried out by the US government in an effort to … Continue reading

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The Rabbit Hole

Why is it that the CIA, while ostensibly an intelligence agency, instead has operated as a para-military unit fomenting coups and instigating regime change in numerous foreign countries? Also, has the CIA been operating as a rogue agent carrying out these policies or … Continue reading

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