As a result of some recent Air Force blunders, most notably the flight across the U.S. by an Air Force bomber mistakenly armed with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles, the Defense Department created a task force to study the management of the nation’s nuclear arsenal. The results of the study and its 82 recommendations, reported […]
Obama’s program of war By James Cogan 29 January 2009 WSWS Within days of taking power, the Obama administration has made clear that it will escalate the war to subjugate the Afghan people, intensify US military strikes on targets inside Pakistan and continue the occupation of Iraq indefinitely. What is being prepared is a brutal […]
This just coming in from an ABC investigation. Stunning allegations of the rape of two Muslim women in Algeria. ABC News: The CIA’s station chief at its sensitive post in Algeria is under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department for allegedly raping at least two Muslim women who claim he laced their drinks with a […]
As companies are trying to scale back business costs in this dismal economy, the already suffering workforce in this country are slowly losing their health care. I’m not even going to mention the ridiculous amount of people in this county without health care. With an unemployment rate reaching 10% in CA and 8% nationally, more […]
Well, it was inevitable. I was actually starting to get a little worried that people were not finding the site interesting enough to comment on it, but look at this little gem that I received in my mailbox tonight: (Notice the grammatical errors) Not sure what it is, but everytime I see your articles I […]
Last week we began to examine the immorality of the Israeli attack on Gaza. As a way of concluding the moral discussion, we must state what Israel simply refuses to recognize is that with more firepower comes more responsibility for its use and the consequences of its use, intended or otherwise. But responsibility is a moral category, and Israel seems to lack a conscience. Thus, the world must now be that conscience for Israel. If we have the courage to speak as the voice of conscience would, the best way to sound our conscience is to appeal to international law.
Will it work this time? Rep. John Conyers seems to be serious, but don’t hold your breath. Karl Rove’s defiance and disregard for the judicial system has kept him in the clear so far. Unfortunately it’s just another lasting embarrassment for the rest us. Huffington Reports: On Monday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-MI) […]