Saturday, October 5, 2013

If Charles Taylor is a War Criminal, Then So are Obama, Bush and Clinton

If Charles Taylor is a War Criminal, Then So are Obama, Bush and Clinton: “Whereas Liberian president Charles Taylor was accused of encouraging the slaughter of possibly 50,000 people in Sierra Leone, Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have armed, financed and protected the killers of six million people – 120 times as many fatalities – in the eastern Congo.”

Friday, October 4, 2013

“Longer Life Isn’t Always a Good Thing” | Compassion & Choices

“Longer Life Isn’t Always a Good Thing” | Compassion & Choices: Reverend Madison Shockley serves as a United Church of Christ (UCC) pastor in Carlsbad, California. A compelling spokesman for end-of-life choice, Rev. Shockley recalls several experiences that reconciled his theological beliefs with his views on dying.

Mike Whitney : America the Pest:' Give the World a Break!

Mike Whitney : America the Pest:' Give the World a Break!: "The United States is the world’s biggest pest. It doesn’t matter where you live or what you do, the US will find some excuse to poke its nose in your business and make your life miserable. That’s why the US has so many enemies, because its the world’s biggest budinski. The people in Washington just can’t stand the idea that someone, somewhere might be having a normal, happy life without getting bombed to death in drone attack or shunted off to some black site where the CIA can rip out their fingernails or beat them black and blue."

What's Missing From Time's Iran Timeline

What's Missing From Time's Iran Timeline: "You learn a lot about the corporate media when they try to give you a history lesson–since what's left unmentioned can say so much."