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Marines Urinate on Taliban They May Have Just Killed

January 12, 2012


Gee, why do these Afghans, Iraqis, etc. dislike us so much? Could it be our endless occupation of their countries? How about our rendition and torture of mostly innocent people who apparently have no right to ever be seen again? Or our covert wars and targeted assassination programs? Or how about the fact that we […]

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Where is the Honest Debate on Afghanistan?

August 9, 2011

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I know that the MSM can’t walk and chew gum at the same time despite having a 24/7 news cycle and I know that most Americans really don’t know or care all that much about foreign policy, but given that on Saturday the deadliest attack against U.S. forces in the history of the Afghan War […]

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The National Security State: If We Keep This Up The Terrorists Win

July 30, 2011


The events of 9/11 have spawned an understandable focus on security, however, the extent of fear-mongering, Islamophobia and ongoing curtailment of civil liberties, along with the meteoric rise of an unwieldy national security state which operates like a secret government within a government, is at odds with the principles and values of representative democracy. The […]

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FoPo Link Dump: Or News the MSM is Ignoring

July 15, 2011


I’ve run across a few stories over the last few days that I’ve noticed have received very little coverage in the U.S. mainstream media. Here they are: ~Violence against Palestinians by Settlers is up 152% while violence against Israelis via terrorist attacks [by Palestinians] is down 96%. That number does NOT include the increasing violence […]

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