fix articles 140461, be afraid
Ongoing Operation Gladio Redux in Pakistan Written by Zahir Ebrahim (tags)
The sorry fact that the entire establishment of Pakistan, in toto, is self-servingly pitching that imperial narrative while continuing to permit her sovereign territories to be droned by the sole superpower, with occasional outbursts of bravado by her own military in equally futile military operations which mostly kill and displace her own innocent civilians, which in turn naturally seed from amongst the angry and traumatized survivors a continual supply of new recruits into the same terrorist cesspool of suicide bombers, bespeaks of the validity of the common man's rather empirical opinion that childish fools and brigands and blackguards are ruling Pakistan.
Perfectly Clear, Shinning Example of Climate Change Danger - Here and Now (tags)
In the past several years there have been studies showing plants flowering as much as a month early, butterflies migrating weeks later than usual, changes in the timing and location of bird migrations, tropical frog extinctions, bears in Spain no longer hibernating because there is enough food to eat all winter, tree lines moving up mountainsides and up in latitude, the line of permafrost moving north, and others. But none of these are close enough or important enough to us, personally, to make us (Americans) concerned. These are all out on the fringe of our world and simply do not affect us.
Nothing to fear but the politicians who are using fear (tags)
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. H. L. Mencken
Be Afraid: Scared of Political Controversy at the Local Library (tags)
Farenheit 451 arrives. Ashcroft is intimidating political protesters with FBI agents; He’s already scared some local librarians about presenting authors of controversial books.
PBS does it again - BE AFRAID AMERICA (tags)
BE AFRAID AMERICA, BE VERY AFRAID!
'turn the other cheek' is a moral responsibility (tags)
Phil Ochs - One More Parade (tags)
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