“America’s Backyard”: New reports on Ecuador by Wikileaks

picture of the faces of the military coup in Ecuador: General Guillermo Durán, commander of the Ecuadorian Army side-by-side with Alfredo Poveda, head of the Ecuadorian Navy During the early 1970’s, Richard Helms, at the time Director of the CIA, along with Desmond FitzGerald, then the CIA’s Director of Plans under Helms, worked with David […]

US overthrew Iran's democracy 1953-1979, armed Iraq to invade 1980-1988, now lies for more war

The focus of this article is to explore the vicious and unlawful history of US intervention in Iran’s government. It’s from my brief: War with Iraq and Afghanistan, rhetoric for war with Iran: In 1953, the United States CIA led by one of President Theodore Roosevelt’s grandsons, initiated a coup in Iran (Operation Ajax)[8] to remove […]

They eat kids, don't they? Destroying the teaching profession in Wisconsin: Virtual vouchers are next

This is from Larry Miller’s blog out of Wisconsin.  Not only are Walker’s policies destroying the teacher’s union and the desire on behalf of teachers to teach, but with all this he is destroying the lives of both the children ‘born’ (of which he has nothing but contempt) and the ‘unborn’ (whom he says he loves so […]

Coups, Destabilization, & Disavow

Coups, Destabilization, & Disavow: American as Apple Pie By: Solomon Comissiong   “The propaganda system allows the U.S. leadership to commit crimes without limit and with no suggestion of misbehavior or criminality; in fact, major war criminals like Henry Kissinger appear regularly on TV to comment on the crimes of the derivative butchers.” Edward S. […]

Honduran style coup almost pulled off in Ecuador

ATTEMPTED COUP IN ECUADOR Sept. 30, 2010 Correa, rescued, speaks out: ‘Today is the saddest day of my life and of my gov’t’ Ecuadorean troops stormed a hospital in Quito and rescued President Rafael Correa, who had been holed up surrounded by renegade police protesting against government austerity measures. Correa arrived back at the presidential […]

A “Smart Power” Coup in Honduras

By SAUL LANDAU and NELSON P. VALDÉS “If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine  will go far.” -President Theodore Roosevelt, 1903 “I am going to teach the South American republics to elect good men.” -Woodrow Wilson, […]

Magical Realism — A coup in Honduras, so Twentieth Century!

By Saul Landau and Nelson Valdes “I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go Communist because of the irresponsibility of its own people.” – Henry Kissinger, June 26, 1970 “I’ve heard many in this room say that they will not recognize the elections in Honduras. … What does that […]

Virginia’s Elections Are UNCONSTITUTIONAL?!?!

Actually, I published Virginia’s Elections Are UNCONSTITUTIONAL?!?! on OpEdNews.com on February 12, 2008. However, voters in Virginia once again participated in an unconstitutional election, and not a single candidate or mainstream news outlet said anything about this issue for some reason. So, here it is again with updated links. Yes, Virginia, your elections are unconstitutional, […]