The killing of civilians is not “accidental”
Their deadly military mission to ‘save the people from terrorist fundamentalists’, a self-serving self-deception, is, in fact, a ladder up the military-political hierarchy. Each step up depends on waging a ‘just war’ to a successful conclusion– by Prof. James Petras
It appears that the American Dream and the Great American Economy were both built on one gigantic and unstable fault line. And the core is trembling!
What they don’t do is buy and sell elected leaders, or lobby to send Americans to war.
Time we thought about a new scale. The one we have been using seems to have a thumb print or two on it.
by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor — Veterans Today
HONOR YOUR DISSIDENTS
Both days, in fact, dishonor America’s war dead, omitting why they fought and died in vain, sacrificing their lives for imperial conquest, plunder, and new ones in an endless cycle of gratuitous violence, militarism, brutality, and destruction for power and profit.
by Stephen Lendman / My Catbird Seat
Imperialism: Bankers, Drug Wars and Genocide by James Petras / My Catbird Seat In May 2011, Mexican investigators uncovered another mass clandestine grave with dozens of mutilated corpses; bringing the total number of victims to 40,000 killed since 2006 when the Calderon regime announced its “war on drug traffickers”. Backed by advisers, agents and arms, [...]
NOTE: Our earlier report (filed at 12.30am) following initial communication with the ship shortly after midnight (March 16) pointed to cooperation between the Israeli navy and their Egyptian counterparts. The initial report pertaining to the role of the Egyptian navy was incorrect. While there was “cooperation”, it should be emphasised that the Egyptian navy played a supportive role, [...]
A Veteran’s Assessment of Barack Hussein Obama, President of the United States of America, Commander in Chief of the Armed forces, As He Voices His Intent To Run Again In 2012.
I still have a vestigial spark of hope that, like Pinocchio, Barack Obama may someday, go for the Truth, do a good deed, and redeem his humanity. By Earlaiman I understand Obama’s popularity, he appears to be intelligent, handsome, alert, looks good in a blue suit and he speaks well. He is the archetypal populist, [...]