Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Ironies in American Justice and Political Cheerleading

By Glenn Greenwald

Yesterday, the Obama administration — which, in the past six months alone, has killed three American citizens in Yemen: Anwar Awlaki, Samir Khan, and Awlaki’s 16-year-old son Abdulrahman — smashed the limits of all known irony charts:     Continue

Afghanistan Massacre
No One Asked Their Names

By Qais Azimy

Mainstream media outlets channelled a significant amount of energy into uncovering the slightest detail about the accused soldier . But the victims became an anonymous footnote. Just the number 16. No one bothered to ask their ages, their hobbies, their aspirations. Worst of all, no one bothered to ask their names. Continue

Where Is The Outrage Over The Murder of a U.S. Citizen?

By Leonard Pitt

A U.S. citizen is dead and the U.S. government killed him. Without trial. Without due process. Without hesitation. And many of those who loudly deplored George W. Bush for smaller excesses seem content to allow Barack Obama this larger one. Continue

Syria and the Western Media:
Peddling Mythologies in the Garden of Good and Evil

By Matt Carr

Western journalists have learnt nothing from 10 years of spinning the '9/11' wars and have collectively abandoned their analytical and critical faculties when it comes to Syria. Continue

Dear Department of Justice:
Please Investigate Your Old Boss for Material Support of Terrorism!

By Coleen Rowley
Former FBI Special Agent

We might have just helped you bag another material supporter of terrorism this week! And you'll never believe who the culprit is!

In Case You Missed It
The Fourth World War

Video Documentary

Despite the titanic struggles of dispossessed peoples around the world, the wealth of nations continues to reside in fewer and fewer hands. The economies of poor countries collapse under vicious IMF policies, and capitalism's global 'clubs' thrive ever and ever upward. Meanwhile, people keep struggling, ultimately downward. Continue

Syrian Rebels are Foreign-backed Terrorists

By Tony Cartalucci

Latest terrorist attack in Damascus illustrates illegitimacy of both Syria's rebels & the UN/NATO backing them. Continue

Rape and Murder in Afghanistan

By Stephen Lendman

Major media scoundrels whitewashed the crimes by shamelessly blaming one soldier to absolve others, and most of all, higher-ups responsible for permitting a culture that condones and encourages them. Continue

Murder Is Not an Anomaly in War

By Chris Hedges

The scale of our state-sponsored murder is masked from public view. Continue

The Ground Truth : The Human Cost Of War
Sometimes the greatest act of courage is to tell the truth

Video Documentary

"The Ground Truth" is a documentary that should be watched by everyone who has a friend, relative or loved one who's served--or is about to serve--in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue

Social Media Scam Alert:
Top Ten Ways to Tell Kony is Phony

By Bruce A. Dixon

Kony 2012 is not a search for justice. Kony 2012 is a corporate-style PR and psy-ops campaign, a cynical hoax engineered to justify US and Western military intervention to control the incredibly lucrative oil, mineral, water and strategic resources of the heart of Africa.  Continue

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