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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 03:24:29 +0000Former CIA official John Kiriakou, who spent two years in prison for revealing the truth about White House-sanctioned torture, became the 15th recipient of the Sam Adams Award for Integrity at a ceremony at America University. Last year, PEN Center USA, a human rights and freedom of expression organization, honored John Kiriakou, with its “First … Continue reading "CIA Whistleblower Kiriakou Honored for Integrity"
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:35:33 +0000My parents taught me a lot of common sense sayings. You’ve probably heard this one: mind your own business, or MYOB. Most people have enough problems of their own; it’s not a good idea to compound one’s problems by messing around with other people’s lives. What’s common sense for individuals is also common sense for … Continue reading "The MYOB Foreign Policy"
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 13:58:43 +0000A good friend passed along an article at Forbes from a month ago with the pregnant title, “U.S. Army Fears Major War Likely Within Five Years — But Lacks The Money To Prepare.” Basically, the article argues that war is possible — even likely — within five years with Russia or North Korea or Iran, … Continue reading "War as a Business Opportunity"
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:07:22 +0000What would former Congressman, former Reagan Budget Director, successful investor, and leading advocate for US non-interventionism David Stockman advise a President Trump to do to fix the mess we are in? Stockman joins today’s Ron Paul Liberty Report to discuss his new book, “Trumped! A Nation on the Brink of Ruin… And How to Bring … Continue reading "Ron Paul interviews David Stockman on What Trump Should Do"
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:52:00 +0000So the Americans have accidentally bombed another target of interest. This time it was in Syria and after the aforementioned error ISIS happened to mount a strategic attack taking advantage of an otherwise wholly unforeseen situation which came in the middle of a supposed ceasefire. Naturally the Syrians are outraged. (Incidentally, for some of us … Continue reading "American Outrage – The Truest Form of American Exceptionalism"
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:07:35 +0000After untold billions of dollars in US training and equipment, the Iraqi army is not capable of taking the city of Mosul back from ISIS control. Part of the problem is that the multi-sectarian Iraqi army is not so keen on fighting an ISIS that includes Sunni elements of the old Iraqi army among other … Continue reading "Mission Accomplished? Ron Paul on More US Troops To Iraq"
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:47:48 +0000Now if we can just stop them from blowing stuff up all the time, this thing is in the bag. Social Media Uber Alles Despite the reality that propaganda in wartime is as old as dirt, America collectively is freaking out because a lot of ISIS’ takes place on social media. The elderly and feeble … Continue reading "We’re Winning the War Against ISIS! Maybe? On Social Media?"
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:05:07 +0000The apparent attack on a humanitarian convoy in the rebel-held part of Aleppo seems to be the final nail in the coffin of the latest ceasefire in Syria. The US blames the Russians for what it calls an “airstrike” on the aid convoy, but the Russians deny that they or the Syrians bombed the convoy. … Continue reading "Syria Ceasefire In Tatters – Why and What’s Next?"
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:50:51 +0000The NSA is collecting every aspect of our lives and storing them in a massive database. Most Americans are not paying attention to the encroaching total surveillance state. Thanks to Oliver Stone’s new film, “Snowden,” however, there is some hope for grassroots opposition to encroaching tyranny. Former State Department official and whistleblower Peter Van Buren … Continue reading "Peter Van Buren on What Lesson To Take From Snowden Movie?"
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 22:22:25 +0000MEMORANDUM FOR: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Vice Chairman, Senate Select Committee on IntelligenceFROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for SanitySUBJECT: U.S. Media Mum On How Your Committee Faced Down Both CIA and Obama We write to thank you for your unwavering support for your extraordinarily courageous and tenacious staff in (1) investigating CIA torture under the Bush/Cheney administration … Continue reading "US Media Ignores CIA Cover-Up on Torture"