Saturday, February 6, 2010
Friday, February 5, 2010
Joe Bageant: Cars fed on corn, people fed on horseshit: "Don't let the ideologues, demagogues and half-assed spoiled little middle class jerks who call themselves socialists in this country fool you. Socialism has to do with man's innate longing for justice, the undying heart within us, and all that is generous and good in that heart. That's why so many have so willingly died for it, and will continue to do so in corners of the world we will never see or hear about because we are not allowed to, but which are never the less part of this world, and therefore affective of this world."
Pentagon Won’t Hand Over Dead Prisoner’s “Missing Throat,” And Other Disturbing Revelations « SpeakEasy
Pentagon Won’t Hand Over Dead Prisoner’s “Missing Throat,” And Other Disturbing Revelations « SpeakEasy: "Yes, missing throat. Apparently, that was one of the requests from the family of Ahmed Ali Al-Salami, who hopes that it will provide new evidence on how he died. But “hope that a second autopsy would provide those answers has been at a standstill as the doctor who performed the autopsy waits for U.S. officials to respond to a request for the return of the deceased’s missing throat, a request the Pentagon now appears to be denying was ever made."
Naivete and Best Intentions or Trafficking in Children For Religious Purposes? « SpeakEasy: "These children were clearly being abducted for the purposes of religious conversion, a strategy that may have been indirectly propelled by a broader religious movement to expand adoption internationally for the purposes of religious conversion."
Thursday, February 4, 2010
OpEdNews - Article: Solar-Powered Bibles: Misguided Donations To Haiti or Spiritual Shysters? Physicist Steven Weinberg once said, "With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion."
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Greg Palast » Kvetcher in the Rye: "And here we are today, begging for spare parts from China and my daughter glued to YouTube videos of Lady Ga-Ga's crotch, and my son slicing off a cop's head in Grand Theft Auto and a President, telegenic and painfully hollow, playing the lost and ineffectual shepherd over an electorate divided between the terrified and the greedy. In place of prophets, we are offered a caravan of kvetching clowns piling out of the Volkswagen on MSNBC."
I Call It Murder : Information Clearing House - ICH: "Now, although examples are rife in the Black and Latino communities of ordinary citizens finding themselves at the wrong end of a police muzzle for minor or no infractions, it should be clear that as long as government officials are out of control, no one is safe. That’s why we all should be outraged and public about excessive force no matter where it happens or who the victim might be."
Sunday, January 31, 2010
Will Al Jazeera English Revolutionize America's TV News Landscape? | | AlterNet"Too bad Al Jazeera English is not available on most living-room screens in the US, and people there have to choke down the endless rotting fish heads of celebrity news, or the same tiresome group of ignoramuses shouting at each other in a studio -- both the cheapest forms of filling air time after a test card."