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The Witch-Burners are Alive and Sick in Kansas: Stand Up For Dr. Kristin Neuhaus Against The Kansas Theocracy’s Anti-Abortion Jihad

The Witch-Burners are Alive and Sick in Kansas: Stand Up For Dr. Kristin Neuhaus Against The Kansas Theocracy’s Anti-Abortion Jihad

A few hundred years ago in colonial Massachusetts, the theocratic fascist men who ran that society had a way of dealing with free-thinking women in their midst: they burned them at the stake or drummed up hordes of frightened and unthinking neighbors to stone them to death. Most of us today imagine that if we […]

Wall Street Buy Protection From NYPD

Wall Street Buy Protection From NYPD

It’s no accident that the New York Police have been so assiduous in their protection of the big banking establishments that are housed on Wall Street and environs. The banks don’t like paying taxes, but they know how to buy the protection they need, as this page from JPMorgan Chase’s website makes clear. It boasts […]

Word Games: Most US Media Hide An American Atrocity In Afghanistan Behind ‘NATO’ And Fudge The Victims’ Ages

Word Games: Most US Media Hide An American Atrocity In Afghanistan Behind ‘NATO’ And Fudge The Victims’ Ages

The people of Afghanistan know who was flying the two helicopter gunships that brutally hunted down and slaughtered, one by one, nine boys apparently as young as seven years old, as they gathered firewood on a hillside March 1. In angry demonstrations after the incident, they were shouting “Death to America.” Americans are still blissfully […]

UK Guardian Reports Raymond Davis, American Killer Of Two Pakistanis, A CIA Operative

UK Guardian Reports Raymond Davis, American Killer Of Two Pakistanis, A CIA Operative

Talk about getting caught in a Big Lie. So desperate has been the US effort to get the killer Raymond Davis sprung from police custody in Lahore, Pakistan following his execution-style slaughter of two Pakistani intelligence operatives in broad daylight in a crowded commercial area, that the government trotted out President Obama to declare that […]

The Deepening Mystery Of Raymond Davis And Two Slain Pakistani Motorcyclists

The Deepening Mystery Of Raymond Davis And Two Slain Pakistani Motorcyclists

The mystery of American Raymond A. Davis, currently imprisoned in the custody of local police in Lahore, Pakistan and charged with the Jan. 27 murder of two young men, whom he allegedly shot eight times with pinpoint accuracy through his car windshield, is growing increasingly murky. Also growing is the anger among Pakistanis that the […]

Connecting The Crazy Dots: Assange, Recruiting Kids, The Tucson Massacre And General American Bloodthirstiness

Connecting The Crazy Dots: Assange, Recruiting Kids, The Tucson Massacre And General American Bloodthirstiness

There is, it cannot be denied, a tendency on the part of many Americans to grab for their guns, if not actually, then figuratively. And let’s face it, we also have an awful lot of guns to reach for. The FBI estimates that it’s 200 million, not counting the guns owned by the military, and […]

A Disturbing Meeting At The Gym

A Disturbing Meeting At The Gym

At the local YMCA today, I ran into a boy who was a childhood friend of my son’s. As my kid goes to a public arts high school in Philadelphia outside of our local school district, I don’t see much of his old grade-school friends any more. This boy, who used to be over at […]

News Black-Out In DC: Pay No Attention To Those Veterans Chained To The White House Fence

News Black-Out In DC: Pay No Attention To Those Veterans Chained To The White House Fence

There was a black-out and a white-out Thursday and Friday as over a hundred US veterans opposed to US wars in Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world, and their civilian supporters, chained and tied themselves to the White House fence during an early snowstorm to say enough is enough. Washington Police arrested 135 of the […]

What Are They Hiding? Obama Administration Defending Black Site Prison At Bagram Airbase

What Are They Hiding? Obama Administration Defending Black Site Prison At Bagram Airbase

A victory for the government in a federal court in New York City Monday marks another slide deeper into Dick Cheney’s “dark side” for the Obama Administration. In a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, which has been seeking to force the Pentagon to provide information about all captives it is holding at […]

Forget Radar, Now The Government Is X-Raying You As You Drive

Forget Radar, Now The Government Is X-Raying You As You Drive

If you have been feeling uneasy about having to be X-rayed by a Transportation Security Administration goon who can look under your clothes every time you fly, consider this: at least you can say no, and agree to be subjected to an old-fashioned full-body search. No opt-out for the latest in anti-terror technology though, with […]

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