Will President Obama’s Recent Statement Change US Policy for Iraq

by Amer Araim As polls have indicated there is a deep concern in the United States public opinion’ on the recent Iraqi crisis as well as the response of the Obama Administration on the deteriorating situation in Iraq. Yes, there is a commitment by the Administration against the group the Islamic State for Iraq and […]

When Did Teacher Unions Decide to “TURN” Against Collective Bargaining Rights?

By Kathleen Carroll7/11/14We watch the chaotic struggles against mass school closures, mass teacher-school employee layoffs, and the proliferation of charter schools.  We see the expansion of charter school management organizations and online learning, testing, with associated tech companies taking huge chunks of education tax dollars.  We then hear politicians claiming what we have is a […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT GMO’s

By Guest Contributor Jim What is a genetically modified organism (GMO)? It is an organism that arises from the genetic material (DNA) of a host animal, plant or bacteria that has been altered by the insertion of a gene from another species. This process is referred to as “genetic engineering” (GE) or “genetic modification” (GM). […]

CAN’T YOU HEAR THE WHISTLE BLOWIN’?

Crude Oil By Rail In California: Official Evasions and Omissions By Paul W. Rea, PhD Mile-long freight trains are hardly quiet, but somehow a drastic increase in oil trains coming into California has, until very recently, gone largely unheard. Since 2007, the state has experienced an increase in crude-oil trains of 400%; in 2013, the […]

Fifty Years Later: Was the War on Poverty a Failure?

By Keith M. Kilty For a brief moment in January, poverty was actually in the news in America – even seen as a serious problem – as the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty was noted. This was Lyndon Johnson’s other war, which he announced in his State of the Union address on January […]

John Kerry’s Mission: Optimism Or Pessimism

by Dr. Amer Araim No doubt Secretary of State John Kerry has devoted tremendous efforts to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. However, the recent visit of the Israeli Prime Minister to Washington affirmed not only lack of progress in the negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA), but the urgent need to reevaluate the entire […]

TWA Investigative Team Rebuttal to CNN’s Peter Bergen

By Kristina Borjesson The TWA Flight 800 Investigative Team is submitting a rebuttal to “When Passenger Jets Mysteriously Disappear” written by CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen and published in the “CNN Opinion” section of CNN’s website on March 10, 2014. The team’s rebuttal highlights the inaccuracies that Peter Bergen and other journalists covering this story […]

For profit hospice care: Celtic Health Care

  The Washington  Post, formerly owned by Donald Graham, just published a story on how for profit hospices are ripping off Medicare , but the story neglects to mention  that former  owners of  the Washington Post  (especially, grimy Donald Graham) own a hospice company (Celtic Health Care).  Yep, Mr. ‘point and click’, the owner of […]

takeover

  By Steven Miller on January 1, 2014 3:47 pm /                                                              TAKEOVER   “Capitalism in the 21st Century is no longer based largely on profits […]