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 […]

USSR NUCLEAR PROPOSAL IGNORED BY THE U.S.

CENSORED IN 1983: DETAILED USSR NUCLEAR PROPOSAL IGNORED BY THE U.S. When the USSR representatives walk out of arms control talks, President Reagan vilifies them and the U.S. press provides front page coverage to their militant posture. But when the USSR makes a detailed public proposal to remove the threat of nuclear war, it seems […]

Fresno Conference on literacy and high stakes testing: Fighting the shadows on the cave wall

It has become intellectually fashionable today to speak about the rising despair, hopelessness, a yearning for fascism on the part of some and apathy among the American people in face of the drastic economic and social policies that threaten everything from public education, employment and the environment to life itself. Disillusionment and a sense of nihilism has smuggled itself into political debates and essays and perhaps rightly so.

Dear America: Welcome to the Third World.

According to Wikipedia, the term “third world” originally described countries that did not align themselves with either the capitalist USA or the communist USSR. As time has marched on and the Soviet Union has disappeared, the definition has changed. This is a definition that seems to describe the modern definition of third-world countries: … nations […]

Naive, Brainwashed Humanity !!

Generation after generation, whilst the rich men who own and run the world continue to make money and gain power, populations from all corners of the world continue to endure, accept even, hundreds of tragic armed conflicts, small and large, only because they have been brainwashed to accept what they are told by politicians and the corporate Press. Humankind […]

The Joke's on You

Abbeyville is in the middle of nowhere.  At least that is how it seems when I drive past the huge regional high school on my way down to the Gulf of Mexico.  I was surprised to hear the community mentioned on the news.  It seems that rural America is running out of money.  To cope, […]

Supreme Court Empowers the Transnational Corporate Class to Buy Congress Through Domestic Corporations.

Supreme Court Empowers the Transnational Corporate Class to Buy US Congress Through Domestic Corporations. Manchurian Candidates: Supreme Court allows China and others unlimited spending in US elections By Greg Palast | Updated from the original report for AlterNet Thursday, January 21, 2010 In today’s Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the […]

Slovakian authorities plant explosives on man to test airport security

An unnamed 49-year old man was detained for several hours in Dublin after returning from his Christmas vacation. He had unknowingly brought explosives into Ireland after having them planted in his luggage by Slovakian authorities. The explosive was one of eight pieces of contraband placed with unsuspecting passengers at Bratislava Airport last weekend, broadcaster RTE […]