Finding a Place

The Apaches had found his trail. Despite his Kiowa training, he had slipped up. His mistake could cost him his life. His canteen was full from the spring where he had left his horse. He had hoped the Apaches would accept the gift and let him be. But a white man on foot in the desert was too easy prey.…

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The World War on Democracy

John Pilger describes the reality hidden behind the cloak of anglo-american “democracy.” http://www.johnpilger.com/articles/the-world-war-on-democracy January 20, 2012 — Lisette Talate died the other day. I remember a wiry, fiercely intelligent woman who masked her grief with a determination that was a presence. She was the embodiment of people’s resistance to the war on democracy. I first glimpsed her in a 1950s…

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Silencing The Critics

In 2010 the FBI invaded the homes of peace activists in several states and seized personal possessions in what the FBI–the lead orchestrator of fake “terrorist plots”–called an investigation of “activities concerning the material support of terrorism.” Subpoenas were issued to compel antiwar protestors to testify before grand juries as prosecutors set about building their case that opposing Washington’s wars…

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The New Blacklist—Pat Buchanan On His MSNBC Firing

Pat Buchanan’s strong Republican voice in the mainstream media against the wars against Muslims and the US Constitution has been shut down. 02/16/12 My days as a political analyst at MSNBC have come to an end. After 10 enjoyable years, I am departing, after an incessant clamor from the left that to permit me continued access to the microphones of…

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The Greek Experiment

This is my editing of an interview Professor Michael Hudson gave to The Real News Network. I have edited Professor Hudson’s interview for clarity and have not changed the meaning of any of his statements. It is posted on this site with Professor Hudson’s permission. PCR The Greek crisis is being used to find out how far finance can drive…

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Washington’s Insouciance Has No Rival

Is Obama a hypocrite or merely insouciant? Or is he an idiot? According to news reports Obama’s White House meeting on Valentine’s day with China’s Vice President, Xi Jinping, provided an opportunity for Obama to raise “a sensitive human rights issue with the Chinese leader-in-waiting.” The brave and forthright Obama didn’t let etiquette or decorum get in his way. Afterwards,…

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Is Western Democracy Real or a Facade?

The United States government and its NATO puppets have been killing Muslim men, women and children for a decade in the name of bringing them democracy. But is the West itself a democracy? Skeptics point out that President George W. Bush was put in office by the Supreme Court and that a number of other elections have been decided by…

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Will the US Launch ‘Mini-Nukes’ Against Iran?

http://globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=2032 This article by Professor Michel Chossudovsky describes the casual and complete way in which neoconservatives have incorporated the use of tactical nuclear weapons into US war doctrine. These weapons are widely distributed, and theater commanders now have the discretion to attack with nuclear weapons. Anyone so naive as to believe that there is a scrap of morality anywhere in…

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Will Iran Be Attacked?

Washington has made tremendous preparations for a military assault on Iran. There is speculation that Washington has called off its two longest running wars–Iraq and Afghanistan–in order to deploy forces against Iran. Two of Washington’s fleets have been assigned to the Persian Gulf along with NATO warships. Missiles have been spread amongst Washington’s Oil Emirate and Middle Eastern puppet states.…

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The January Jobs Are Statistical Artifacts

Last Friday the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in the first month of this new year 243,000 jobs were created and the unemployment rate (U.3) fell to 8.3 percent. This good news is a mirage. It is due to faulty seasonal adjustments and to the BLS birth/death model. In a prolonged downturn, seasonal adjustments and the birth/death model…

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The Assange Case Means That We Are All Suspects Now

Original source: http://johnpilger.com/articles/the-assange-case-means-we-are-all-suspects-now By John Pilger This week’s Supreme Court hearing in the Julian Assange case has profound meaning for the preservation of basic freedoms in western democracies. This is Assange’s final appeal against his extradition to Sweden to face allegations of sexual misconduct that were originally dismissed by the chief prosecutor in Stockholm and constitute no crime in Britain.…

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The Real Economic Picture

If you have any money and you want to understand the lies that “your” government tells you with statistics, subscribe to John Williams shadowstats.com. John Williams is the best and utterly truthful statistician that we the people have. The charts below come from John Williams Hyperinflation Report, January 25, 2012. The commentary is supplied by me. Here is the chart…

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