Written by Cliff Kincaid
The new Edward Snowden movie, “Citizenfour,” was seen by about four people during the Saturday morning showing at the E Street Cinema in Washington, D.C. The film shows the former National Security Agency (NSA) analyst in Hong Kong, China, after arranging through encrypted messages to meet his ...
Written by Cliff Kincaid
This is a story about how politics makes strange bedfellows. Medea Benjamin of Code Pink is in bed with the Koch Brothers, in an emerging alliance designed to make it acceptable for Iran to develop nuclear weapons. The stakes are high for the U.S., but even more so for Israel.
Written by Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
There is something strange about fighting debt by incentivizing more debt. - Jaime Caruana, head of Bank of International Settlements, “the central bank of central banks”
Written by John W. Whitehead
We want no Gestapo or secret police. The FBI is tending in that direction. They are dabbling in sex-life scandals and plain blackmail. J. Edgar Hoover would give his right eye to take over, and all congressmen and senators are afraid of him.—President Harry S. Truman
Written by Roger Aronoff
While polls suggest that November 4th should be a very good election for Republicans—by most accounts they will take control of the Senate and increase their majority in the House—doubts remain. For one thing, as it is often said, the only poll that counts is the one taken on Election Day. But with ...
Written by Arnold Ahlert
It would appear that unnamed Obama administration officials, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, and their media cheerleaders have coordinated a narrative with regard to the Ferguson, MO Police Department. According to CNN, “government officials familiar with the ongoing discussions ...
Written by Daniel Greenfield
Obama’s foreign policy was supposed to reboot America’s relationship with the rest of the world. Old allies would become people we occasionally talked to. Old enemies would become new allies. Goodbye Queen, hello Vladimir. Trade the Anglosphere for Latin America’s Marxist dictatorships. Replace ...
Written by Toby Westerman
The nation is justifiably alarmed at the appearance of Ebola in the U.S., especially in the nation's most crowded city. ISIS, a band of vicious, land-grabbing religious fanatics, is sowing havoc in the Middle East and carrying murder to North America. These are two serious problems afflicting the ...
Written by Dawn Perlmutter
On Thursday October 23, Zale Thompson, 32, attacked four New York Police Department officers with an 18 inch hatchet slashing one officer in the head and another in the arm before he was fatally shot by another officer.
Although New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton declared that the ...