Cairo, It’s Not a Revolution—Yet

There is much to shout about which is wonderful in the uprisings throughout North Africa and the Middle East. We should be joyful! The world is rumbling and shaking against oppressive rule; people’s misery has caused them to take to the streets. The masses of people are no longer passive. The vampire rulers in Washington […]

Sometimes it’s not censorship

By now, we’ve all heard and/or read the horrifying story of what happened to Lara Logan. This morning, however, I stumbled across an article criticizing CBS News for sitting on the story for five days. “[60 Minutes] correspondent Lara Logan was repeatedly sexually assaulted by thugs yelling, ‘Jew! Jew!’ as she covered the chaotic fall […]

Right-Wing Denounces Democracy

Over the past 18 plus days, the world witnessed Egypt’s stunning move toward democracy. We watched as the brutal dictator Hosni Mubarak unleashed camel and horseback riding thugs to bash in the heads and disrupt peaceful protesters. We saw through the lies about foreign interference spread by Mubarak supporters and state owned television. We heard […]

A response to Michael Collins "Revolutions Know No Color"

A response to Michael Collins “Revolutions Know No Color” Mr. Collins is absolutely correct in stating that “revolutions know no color” — indigenous revolutions that is. However, in referring to the Egyptian protests, Mr. Collins appears to confuse ‘revolution’ – a ‘fundamental change in the balance of power’, with protests and covert operations and coups. […]

Like an Egyptian – Decline and Fall (Maybe) Feb 7

Michael Collins Image Walk Like an Egyptian Better yet, imagine that you’re walking in their shoes and think about how you’d feel about the United States.  If you’re 48 years old, Mubarak has been your “president”, read dictator since your 18th birthday. You have seen election after election stolen by Mubarak and his cronies.  You’ve […]

Egypt’s Struggle against US Funded Repression

Egypt’s Struggle against US Funded Repression: Tales of US Sponsorship of Repressive Regimes By: Solomon Comissiong On January 25th, 2011 scores of Egyptians decided they were no longer going to tolerate widespread repression from the hands of their own government. This longstanding Egyptian government, headed by Hosni Mubarak, has ruled with a heavy hand for […]