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Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses

Since the day President Obama took office, he has failed to bring to justice anyone responsible for the torture of terrorism suspects — an official government program conceived and carried out in the years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. He did allow his Justice Department to investigate the C.I.A.'s destruction of videotapes of … Continue reading Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses

We Got Scammed by Government Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

In Context ~ an introduction by Cognitive Liberty This article documents the enormity of financial loss and deception experienced by the American people. These losses can not be compared to the loss suffered by people of the Middle East intentionally murdered and oppressed by the U.S. and her allies: Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Egypt, … Continue reading We Got Scammed by Government Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Dumb Bernie Sanders Delusions: Progressives Who Champion Sanders Need To Consider This -

and no, it’s not the Supreme Court. By DAVID MASCIOTRA The one issue that no one -- including Democrats -- wants to discuss is precisely the topic America must confront Images of dead children awash on the shore haunt social media feeds and appear throughout mainstream media coverage of the global refugee crisis. The corpses … Continue reading Dumb Bernie Sanders Delusions: Progressives Who Champion Sanders Need To Consider This -

Israel War Profit: Palestine As Experimental Sites For Arms Dealers Backed By Intellectuals.

War in Israel has become a constant source of profit, with the West Bank and Gaza Strip used as experimental sites for arms dealers backed up by intellectuals. These are the protagonists of ‘The Lab,’ a new film by Yotam Feldman. In its exceptional interviews, the film reveals that the image of the arms dealer … Continue reading Israel War Profit: Palestine As Experimental Sites For Arms Dealers Backed By Intellectuals.

American Mom: What I Tell Them

I started this poem a week or two into Israel's war on Gaza. Given our country's renewed march to war in Iraq and Syria, and all the children who will, inevitably, die in the coming weeks and months and years from our weapons, it remains all the more relevant. What I Tell Them I sit … Continue reading American Mom: What I Tell Them

Honoring Anja Niedringhaus: This Brave Woman Gave Her Life To Bring You The News (Truth)

Associated Press photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus was shot to death by an Afghan policeman Friday. She was on the job, and, according to a note from the AP, she may have been targeted. Niedringhaus was an accomplished journalist who, in 2005, won both the Pulitzer Prize and the International Women’s Media Foundation Courage in Journalism Award … Continue reading Honoring Anja Niedringhaus: This Brave Woman Gave Her Life To Bring You The News (Truth)

I Worked On The US Drone Program: The Public Should Know What Really Goes On

Few of the politicians who so brazenly proclaim the benefits of drones have a real clue how it actually works (and doesn't) Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I'd start with: "How many … Continue reading I Worked On The US Drone Program: The Public Should Know What Really Goes On

Obama Named "War Criminal" In Irish Parliament

Irish politician, Clare Daly, speaking truth to power. On June 22, 2013 Clare Daly exposes the U.S. Global Agenda under the leadership of President Barak Obama in her address to Irish parliament. She appropriately calls attention to the hypocrisy behind Obama's words of "peace" while sending weapons into Syria. Her eloquent speech calls upending attention … Continue reading Obama Named "War Criminal" In Irish Parliament

Once Columbus

I love Columbus Day. Each year I recall the simple song I learned as a child about the man who “discovered” America. I still recall the innocent boy whose imagination was taken by the story of adventure and discovery. In fourteen hundred and ninety two Columbus sailed the ocean blue. On Columbus Day, I reflect … Continue reading Once Columbus

Silence Of The Drones

Exclusive: Even as the United States has withdrawn from Iraq and has begun to wind down the Afghan War, the lethal reach of the U.S. military has been extended into other countries through Predator drones. What is less known is the full human and political costs, writes ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. Several friends of mine … Continue reading Silence Of The Drones