Daily Archives: July 16, 2019

A Dangerous President

Trump has only ONE metric by which he measures his success… by State of the Nation […] It does not get more superficial than this.  It does not get more perilous for the American people. […] We now have a POTUS in the White House who will impetuously issue sanctions against any nation or corporation on […]

‘Somewhere People Just Accepted What’s Going On as Normal’ — Truthdig RSS

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen, Texas, for close to a month when the team of court-appointed lawyers and doctors showed up one day at the end of June. Taking in the squalor, the stench of unwashed bodies, and… via […]

Overthrowing other people’s governments: The Master List

The Migrant/Refugee Crisis Is Blowback William Blum Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War. (* indicates successful ouster of a government) China 1949 to early 1960s Albania 1949-53 East Germany 1950s Iran 1953 * Guatemala 1954 * Costa Rica mid-1950s Syria 1956-7 Egypt 1957 Indonesia […]

United States bombings of other countries

The Migrant/Refugee Crisis Is Blowback William Blum It is a scandal in contemporary international law, don’t forget, that while “wanton destruction of towns, cities and villages” is a war crime of long standing, the bombing of cities from airplanes goes not only unpunished but virtually unaccused. Air bombardment is state terrorism, the terrorism of the […]

The fascists in the White House — World Socialist Web Site (en)

Trump speaks openly as a fascist, demonizing people of different races and national origins, vilifying socialism, and declaring that those who oppose his administration’s policies are disloyal to the country and should leave it. via The fascists in the White House — World Socialist Web Site (en)