Category Rogue Government

Psychologists Explain Why People Refuse To Question The Official Version Of 9/11

by Ben Richards  September 11th is the most polarizing event in modern world history. After looking at the aggregate of the accumulated facts and analysis that has emerged since the day itself in 2001, many people find it impossible to believe the official version of events, and since no serious government investigation is considering new […]

The Nitwits Are in Charge

Exclusive: Pundit Thomas Friedman laments that the new Cold War isn’t funny enough for him, but there really isn’t anything funny about the U.S. plunging into an unnecessary nuclear showdown with Russia over Ukraine while Friedman and his fellow VIPs misreport what’s happening, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry Sometimes I wonder if today’s crop of U.S. pundits and […]

QOTD: Corporate Confederacy

America’s major corporations are now the Second Confederacy Congress and the White House have joined in what history may consider the most disloyal political act since southern succession: making it possible for foreign tribunals to override the American constitution as well as state and local laws. Essentially our major corporations have become a Second Confederacy. […]

Normalizing failure

  Sam Smith The tediously unsuccessful manifestations of American intervention in the Middle East brings to mind the lengthy unwinding of the Vietnam War during which our leaders – like alcoholics avoiding treatment – never admitted that they had made terrible mistakes and never publicly discussed the alternatives. They just ran it all out until […]

White House knew about but didn’t stop CIA’s illegal snooping on Senate

Undernews Huffington Post – – Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan consulted the White House before directing agency personnel to sift through a walled-off computer drive being used by the Senate Intelligence Committee to construct its investigation of the agency’s torture program, according to a recently released report by the CIA’s Office of the Inspector […]

Freedom Rider: Ferguson Reverberates Around the World

  by  Margaret Kimberley “The militarization of local police departments is directly tied to the government’s destruction of the black liberation movement of the 1960s.” At Black Agenda Report we understand the importance of making connections between domestic and international issues and finding common cause with people around the world. That is why we work […]

UN Torture Investigation Singles Out, Describes USA

 by Robert Barsocchini NBC reports that “The United Nations Committee Against Torture released a report Friday that deeply criticized the U.S.” Patrick Martin summaries: The … report today assess[ed] the performance of the 156 countries whose governments have ratified the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, which took effect two decades […]