Daily Archives: November 22, 2015

Examining who runs the United States

via: https://seeker401.wordpress.com/2015/11/22/examining-who-runs-the-united-states/ http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/15/us/examining-who-runs-the-united-states.html?_r=4 A former C.I.A. officer with experience in Turkey wrote a provocative essay this summer about the “deep state.” The phrase refers to a parallel “secret government” embedded in the military and intelligence services, whose purpose is to provide a check on electoral democracy. But Turkey wasn’t the target of the essay, written by […]

To France from a Post-9/11 America: Lessons We Learned Too Late

By John W. Whitehead “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” ― Benjamin Franklin “Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce […]

QOTD:“F*ck US imperialism!”

Top German Politician Tells Ash Carter to ‘Go F**K’ Himself. Finally! Oskar Lafontaine : “The US ‘Defense’ secretary, i.e., war minister is in Berlin.  He called on Europe to counter Russian ‘aggression’.  But in fact, it is US aggression which Europeans should be opposing. “The Grandmaster of US diplomacy, George Kennan described the eastward expansion […]