I have a couple very good and very important books going right now, books I think every U.S. citizen should read as soon as they can possibly get their hands on a copy, or e-copy; “Hitler: 1889-1936 Hubris, by Ian Kershaw and On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, by Timothy Snyder. Hitler is […]Read more "The Day the Dog Pulled the Curtain on the Fraud"
Battle of the Kims As is the norm, I spent the morning yesterday catching up with the news. The news is my heroin, with which I must have my fix before I can function throughout the day. Hopelessly addicted and frequently spending hours reading as many sources as I can find on any event, or […]Read more "The Battle of the Kim Twins"
Trump’s latest in a long string of very poorly considered political moves and thoughtless efforts, he will accomplish far more than he could have ever hoped. With his absolute lack of understanding in the realm of global politics; his sub-zero knowledge of economics; even in his completely self-indulging overestimation of support for his presidency, will […]Read more "A Fool and HIs Puppet Master"
To use the already excessively and often misquoted phrase “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it” attributed to the philosopher, George Santayana, rolled into one eloquent eleven word phrase which, in its true form; “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” denotes a far more sinister and dangerous impact. A […]Read more "The Rise of the Fourth Reich"
I listened as they called my President a Muslim. I listened as they called him and his family a pack of monkeys. I listened as they said he wasn’t born here. I watched as they blocked every single path to progress that they could. I saw the pictures of him as Hitler. I watched them […]Read more "Hypocracy At Its Best"
Like everyone else, I watch in horror as our law enforcement agencies and officers become embroiled in the seemingly widespread and very divisive racial violence. As we watch, we must always keep in mind that not all law enforcement agencies behave in an unprofessional, community-crippling manner. However! I believe there is indeed an “undercurrent” within […]Read more "THE SOLDIER POLICE OFFICER"
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Six Americans Who Prove Bush and Cheney Didn’t Have to Do It By Rebecca Gordon TomDispatch.com February 10, 2015 Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here. Why was it again that, as President Obama said, “we tortured some folks” after the 9/11 attacks? Oh, right, because we were terrified. Because everyone knows…