Saturday, September 28, 2013

OpEdNews - Article: Why Are the Majority of Americans Pissed?

OpEdNews - Article: Why Are the Majority of Americans Pissed?: "I have not been writing much. Everything I want to say has been pretty much said by others. The best thing I read in decades was Putin's rebuke to the United States over its policies in Syria and its claim of "exceptionalism". I couldn't have said it better myself."

Friday, September 27, 2013

Seymour Hersh: Story About Killing Osama Bin Laden is One Big Lie | Alternet

Seymour Hersh: Story About Killing Osama Bin Laden is One Big Lie | Alternet: "He is certain that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden "changed the whole nature of the debate" about surveillance. Hersh says he and other journalists had written about surveillance, but Snowden was significant because he provided documentary evidence – although he is sceptical about whether the revelations will change the US government's policy"

Thursday, September 26, 2013

OpEdNews - Article: America in Distress, The Sinister Actions by the Government

OpEdNews - Article: America in Distress, The Sinister Actions by the Government: "If one looks honestly at our "government's" actions particularly since the end of W.W.II, the cold war with the Soviet Union and now what has happened since 9/11 and the global war on terrorism, it is not a stretch to see the sinister nature of many government actions and realize there's been a transformation which has taken place that is anything but positive."

OpEdNews - Article: Washington's Tyranny

OpEdNews - Article: Washington's Tyranny: "The war criminal barack obama has declared his "outrage" over the 62 deaths associated with the takeover of a Nairobi, Kenya, shopping mall by al-Shabaab fighters. But the attack on the shopping mall was obama's fault. Al Shabaab spokesmen said that the attack on the Nairobi mall was a retaliatory response to the Kenyan troops sent to fight against them in Somalia. The Kenyan troops, of course, were sent to Somalia as a result of pressure from Washington."

UN General Assembly General Debate of the [node:field-ga-session]th Session - Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

UN General Assembly General Debate of the [node:field-ga-session]th Session - Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Evo Morales AYma, President of Bolivia, highlighted his country’s progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, noting that in the eight years of his presidency, he had seen economic growth increase by 4.8 per cent.

Top 45 Lies In Obama's U.N. Speech | Alternet

Top 45 Lies In Obama's U.N. Speech | Alternet: Lie Number 8: Near certainty of no civilian deaths from U.S. drone strikes.

Monday, September 23, 2013

OpEdNews - Article: The Dead Rhetoric of War

OpEdNews - Article: The Dead Rhetoric of War: "We are slowly awakening, after years on a drunken bender, to the awful pain of sobriety and the unpleasant glare of daylight. We are being forced to face grim truths about ourselves and the war machine. We have understood that we cannot impart our "virtues" through violence, that all talk of human rights, once you employ the industrial weapons of the modern battlefield, is absurd. We see through the Orwellian assertions made by Barack Obama and John Kerry, who have assured the world that the United States is considering only an "unbelievably small, limited" strike on Syria that is not a war."

Meanwhile at the Pentagon, Fundamentalist Christians Protest a Non-Existent War

Meanwhile at the Pentagon, Fundamentalist Christians Protest a Non-Existent War:
'This gang of lying zealots came to huff and puff over a “war on Christians” supposedly taking place within the U.S. military. SPOILER ALERT: absolutely NO such war exists, period!"


Sunday, September 22, 2013

OpEdNews - Article: Two Distinctly Different Interpretations Of Exceptionalism

OpEdNews - Article: Two Distinctly Different Interpretations Of Exceptionalism:
" A political and journalistic firestorm was ignited after Russia's Vladimir Putin, challenged and disputed Barack Obama's statement about America being an exceptional nation when the president used that term in discussing the crisis in Syria. Referring to oneself as being exceptional is one thing but truly living up to it is quite another and here's why:"