I AINT IN IT: The Rhetoric of Domination

Language is important in conveying the ideas and attitudes that shape our worldviews and influence our perspectives. And the specificity of the words we use as language is critical to conveying certain ideas influencing those attitudes. With this understanding, I must take issue with the language of the public dialogue that writes me (and you) […]

The Pakistan Mess

Washington’s national security elite seethe and fume with resentment and frustration. Pakistan receives billions of U.S. aid dollars and remains a training ground for terrorists targeting the United States. On May 1, Faisal Shahzad tried unsuccessfully to detonate his explosive-ridden car in Times Square. He subsequently revealed his Taliban training roots. Washington complained that Pakistani […]

The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Afghanistan

By Chris McManus In the movie ”American Gangster” the Harlem druglord  Frank Lucas is played by Denzel Washington.  The movie portrays the smuggling of tons of heroin into the US from Vietnam using the coffins of dead American servicemen. Lucas bragged in a magazine article that the coffins were modified with false bottoms” big enough […]

Open proposal to US higher education: End unlawful US wars through breakthrough civic education. 2 of 4

source from Examiner.com. US universities and colleges could end unlawful US wars and stop banksters’ rigged-casino fraud if they taught the central facts of these issues. This four-part series of articles is an open proposal for their action. Feel free to share it. This is my proposal for the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Ed.L.D. […]

Obama’s Nuclear Policy, the Military-Industrial Complex and Finance Capital

In 1962 I was a high school student in New York City when the Cuban Missile Crisis happened. I used to wake up every morning wondering if this was to be my last day. One day at the height of that crisis, I was sitting in my English Literature class when an ambulance went by […]

ABC escalates Iran war propaganda: champions CIA dubious claim of “defected” Iranian scientist

author engages in comments (as do Operation Mockingbird assets) at source. ABC News reported as fact a CIA claim from unnamed US “officials” that a young Iranian nuclear scientist reported as abducted by his wife last year had voluntarily abandoned his family in Iran to allegedly defect to the United States. ABC doesn’t question the […]

Obama lies to CBS on Iran nuclear evidence; CBS publishes lies in conspiracy for another unlawful war

comment and see video at source. Based on the history of lies preceding the unlawful US armed attack and invasion of Iraq (explained verbally here), Americans have little time to stop a lie-based US armed attack of Iran. Official US policy allows first-strike use of nuclear weapons based upon these lies. CBS printed obvious lies of […]

US killed Afghan civilians, lied, got caught, attacked reporter. US military: it’s time to refuse unlawful wars

engage in comments, including with Operation Mockinbird agents, at source. US-led forces added the murders of pregnant women to the recent murders of school children in Afghanistan. US military officials were forced to admit they lied in their report that Afghan “bad guys” murdered five civilians when Timesonline reporter Jerome Starkey went to the scene and […]

Paul Craig Roberts’ final essay: Corporate media is propaganda; serves US police state and fascist oligarchs

*Feel free to observe and engage in comments with Operation Mockingbird assets at source.* Paul Craig Roberts, one of the sanest voices of the Reagan administration and lauded academic and government professional, is retiring his public essays. His last, reprinted below, summarizes his observation of government, media, and economics as criminal enterprises of “leadership” to […]

US’ “Greatest Generation” won WW2 against wars the US fights today in Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran

engage with Operation Mockingbird assets in the comments at source. The sacrifice and victory of the “Greatest Generation” was codified in the US-created treaty of the UN Charter: invading other nations, Wars of Aggression, would be unlawful. The spirit and letter of these strict limits to lawful war are clear: war is only allowed if, […]