Category Iraq War

Why Won’t Obama Declassify Bush’s 9/11 Secrets?


The familiar message of imperial impunity “It’s a nice and convenient myth that liberals are peacemakers and conservatives the warmongers,” wrote the historian Hywel Williams in 2001, “but the imperialism of the liberal way may be more dangerous because of its open-ended nature: its conviction that it represents a superior form of life.” He had in mind a speech by […]

How America Is Bringing Peace and Democracy to the World

 Washington’s Blog by Eric Zuesse We brought peace and democracy to Iraq by our invading and occupying it in order to get rid of Al Qaeda and “Saddam’s WMD” (that war cost the U.S. $3 trillion):   courtesy Huffington Post, 13 June 2014 (front page).   And we brought peace and democracy to Ukraine by our overthrowing their corrupt […]

From The Grave They Plead Wake Up!

The accessories to war crimes are those paid to keep the record straight

 — John Pilger The BBC’s Today programme is enjoying high ratings, and the Mail and the Telegraph are, as usual, attacking the corporation as left-wing. Last month, a single edition of Today was edited by the artist and musician P.J. Harvey. What happened was illuminating. Polly Harvey’s guests caused panic from the moment she proposed the […]

Psychotronic Mind Control!

George Carlin on American Foreign Policy – Bombing Brown People

via kristalklear You might be noticing I don’t feel about that war the way we were told we were supposed to feel about that war. The way we were ordered and instructed by the United States Government to feel about that war; see my mind doesn’t work that way, I got this real moron thing I […]

US Foreign Policy: Crimes Against Humanity

They Don’t Mean Well by SHELDON RICHMAN Americans have a strange need to believe that their “leaders” mean well. Nowhere is this more true than in foreign policy. Even when the horror of some government operation is revealed (usually after being kept from the American people), solemn pundits and elder statesmen will drone on about […]

Ralph Nader: Letter To George W. Bush. “Iraq, the Country that You Destroyed”

By Ralph Nader George W. Bush George W. Bush Presidential Center PO Box 560887 Dallas, Texas, 57356 ** Dear Mr. Bush: A few days ago I received a personalized letter from your Presidential Center which included a solicitation card for donations that actually provided words for my reply. They included “I’m honored to help tell the […]

5 acts of terror by people we chose to protect us

Forget radical Islam. Our greatest threat is our own corporate/military/political complex By Paul Buchheit Enlarge           (Credit: Wikimedia)                                         This article originally appeared on Alternet. Every clear-thinking American knows that education and jobs are needed more than armed guards in poor neighborhoods. But average Americans are led to believe in a terrorist threat that may or […]