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Be Careful What You Ask For

We look at this monumental disaster and can’t help but think of our handiwork in the Middle East. It’s as though Mother Nature has awakened from her DU-induced stupor and is saying, “You want oil? I’ll give you oil!”

The Only Brave Troop Is An AWOL Troop

It takes guts to do the right thing, especially after having taken great pride in doing the wrong thing…rb from Dahr Jamail: On May 1st at Fort Hood in central Texas, Specialist Victor Agosto wrote on a counseling statement, which is actually a punitive U.S. Army memo: “There is no way I will deploy to [...]

The Obama Deception

[heavily redacted] On the matter of Barack Obama’s ballyhooed “turnaround” on the torture prosecution issue: After his groveling trip on Monday to soothe the hurt feelings of the tender little babies at the CIA — who had been feeling unloved and uncherished since the tiniest ray of media light had shone briefly on their black [...]

Alms for the Rich

[Excerpted from] The Big Takeover:  The global economic crisis isn’t about money – it’s about power. How Wall Street insiders are using the bailout to stage a revolution by MATT TAIBBI Rolling Stone Mar 19, 2009 It’s over — we’re officially, royally fucked. no empire can survive being rendered a permanent laughingstock, which is what [...]

Gamma Beta Frat Boys

Every time I see a soldier featured in a local newscast, or called “a hero” by a talking head, I can’t help but think, “how can we possibly know what he’s like when nobody’s watching.” Knowing man, how can we possibly believe there are “only a few bad apples?” Exclusive: Lawyer says Guantanamo abuse worse [...]

Iraqis Must Take Responsibility! Israelis? Not So Much…

[Obama on Iraq]  Let me be clear. Ending this war is not going to be easy. We have to ensure that our interests in a stable Iraq are met and make sure that our troops are secure. [We Americans are so "exceptional" that, when Iraqis are willing to put our interests above their own, and [...]

The Sovereignty Bug

I hope it’s contagious, spreads like wildfire, and that there ain’t no cure. “Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has expelled a US embassy official for interfering in the country’s domestic affairs. ‘I am giving this gentleman 48 hours to grab his suitcase and get out of the country.’ The Ecuadorian president said the US official had [...]