fix articles 28374, lindsey graham
Tax haven USA wants to dry up other tax havens (tags)
Two US states lure with particularly lax laws for companies. Constructions such as mailbox companies, which help to conceal the true owners of companies, are flourishing. The American government can certainly be accused of double standards in this matter:
US Presidential Aspirants Irresponsibly Bash Putin (tags)
Jonathan Pollard's Release Imminent? (tags)
Heading for Ground War in Syria and Iraq (tags)
Russia and America: Geopolitical Opposites (tags)
Obama Shifts Closer to War on Syria (tags)
AIPAC Pressure Threatens Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)
Deal in Geneva: Hold the Cheers (tags)
Maintaining Iran Sanctions (tags)
US/Iranian Foreign Ministers Meet (tags)
Washington and Israel Conspire to Oust Assad (tags)
Fear Grips Egypt (tags)
America: Super-Bully Nation (tags)
U.S. Government Playing Yahweh With Gulag Gitmo: (tags)
Many Americans, of Christian ancestry, were taught their (supposedly their) Judeo-Christian “God” (Anglo-Saxon term for Yahweh) knows all because he sees all. Yet if we put these powers into political terms and context—then these capacities are not much different from the current National Security Administration’s “Operation Prism” that has vast potential to know all about Americans and apparently the entire world of personal communications, as recently revealed by Glen Greenwald’s stories in British daily The Guardian. Thus we learn our Leviathan State can know everything and anything about anyone. By analyzing religion through a lens of political philosophy we can see the psychology of Judeo-Christian Yahweh’s exclusivity to power, as in “he” (anthropomorphized) holds all the cards, is thus the exemplar religious model for a political state of Monarchy (and privileges to a more or less self-select court elite).
Syria: Upping the Stakes (tags)
Hawkish Senators Want War on Iran (tags)
U.S. Senate Leaders Should Be Arrested and Charged With Treason (tags)
Despite the truth many Senators were willing to vote for Charles Hagel, as more than worthy choice for Secretary of Defense, on-the-ground facts show we Americans are stuck with defense contractor and Israel-firster suck-ups like Lindsey Graham, and his whiny, albeit slick, style of political correctness, such as his recent show-trial stigmatizing anything that suggests criticism of Israel’s right-wing agenda. Graham’s strategy-driven limelight approach (clever as if concocted by some backroom weasel committee) had the chutzpa to point-blank ask Hagel during a recent Senate confirmation hearing, about some of his previous statements, with all the solemnity of “ordained” mortal sins from a Catholic cardinal, such as 1) “…the Jewish Lobby has a tendency to intimidate people up here…” 2) “…I’m not a Israeli Senator I’m a U.S. Senator…” and 3) “…this pressure makes us do dumb things at times…”.
Fire the U.S. Congress for Treason: How Many Blatant Favors for AIPAC? (tags)
How many times will U.S. elected Representatives of the U.S. House and Senate have to kiss Israel’s ass, and in how many ways, before “our” country will build a true national security team—that is one actually focused on U.S. security and not primarily on Israel’s? It is bad enough when Jewish-Americans politicians (with more substantive allegiance to Israel than the U.S.) like junior Senator Ben Cardin for Maryland, claiming his decision on whether Chuck Hagel will be a good Secretary of Defense resides on whether he is onboard with Israel’s/AIPAC’s agenda of having war with Israel’s enemy Iran (at least as backup force); or NY Senator Chuck Schumer equivocating about not “feeling” comfortable with voting for Hagel because of some of Hagel’s past attitudes; but even more so with suck-ups like Lindsey Graham giving about the best ass-kissing one could expect (to think some confederates once had some principle of pride and independence).
C. Hagel Sec of Defense Nomination Points to Peace, Neocons Outraged (tags)
The choice by President Obama of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense is a step in the correct direction. Finally people can see that there is another segment of the Republican party that is NOT endorsing never ending military conflict in the Middle East as the neo-conservative factions have under eight years of war criminal GW Bush.
Washington's Imperial Brinksmanship (tags)
Non-Intervention: A Foreign Policy for the American Citizen (tags)
The policy of interventionism as practiced by CIA drone attacks with 17% civilian casualites is part of the reason why recruitment for Al Queda and the Taliban is on the increase.
Iran Nuclear Talks in Baghdad (tags)
No Letup in Western-Backed Syrian Violence (tags)
Congressional Anti-Internet Freedom Bills (tags)
Remote Control Killing Like Sport (tags)
Internet Censorship Bill Introduced (tags)
BTL:Concessions in Cap and Trade Bill Boost Nuclear Power, Offshore Oil Drilling (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Economic Crisis (tags)
economic conditions worsening
Stoking Tensions, Risking Confrontation (tags)
Risking world conflict.
McCain's Speech to AIPAC (tags)
Count the LIES.
Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater's loopholes (tags)
REMINDER: Jeremy Scahill, will be speaking in the Los Angeles area, at the United Teachers of LA, 3303 W. Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, at 7:00 pm on Friday, Nov. 16th and at the First Unitarian Church of Studio City, 12355 Moorpark, Studio City, CA at 7:00 pm on Saturday, Nov. 17th, each with author Dahr Jamail, Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq. For more information call: 213-309-2713.
NY Congressman Charles Rangel wants to reinstate the draft. Is the draft constitutional? (tags)
So NY Congressman Charles Rangel wants to reinstate the draft. Is the draft, military conscription, or slavery which is really what it is constitutional? Let's take a walk thru the Constitution and Supreme Court decisions and check it out. Is slavery a constitutional method of supplying soldiers for the U.S. Military?
McCain - Lots of mistakes made in Iraq, but don't blame me! I want to run for president! (tags)
U.S. Sen. John McCain says he's frustrated at mistakes made in the war in Iraq [but don't blame me, somebody else who we can't find made the mistakes]
Environment Hating Senators List (tags)
This is from the League of Conservation Voters. It shows the percentage of votes "for" the environment of members of the US Senate who are morally bankrupt and do what the corporations want them to do in return for the campaign contributions they were given. The complete list is here: http://www.lcv.org/scorecard/ Click on "Look up Scores"
Heneghan's Raw Posting: Bushfraud Panics (tags)
CNN is putting out a rumor that Bushfraud and John McCain have reached a deal on the secret tribunals aka rendition issues before Congress. Translation: Noted 9-11
Using smoke and mirrors to tweak the constitutiona and bill of rights (tags)
Bush administration and its allies in Congress are trying to strip federal courts of their authority to review the detentions of almost all suspected terrorists.
Kyl dismisses fuss over 'Congressional Record' (tags)
Kyl's right. The 'Congressional Record' is just a bunch of fairy tale propaganda that the house and senate members use to make themselfs looks good. A normal person should view it with a grain of salt.
The Vile and Self-Defeating Betrayal That is Bipartisanship (tags)
The Democrats finally had a plan to put a wrench in the Republican juggernaut—a shutdown of the Senate. And what did they do? Let a bunch of sell-out DLC-types blow it with a bi-partisan compromise that will just put more right-wing judges on the appellate bench. ----------------
Weep the demise of a Leader of Men (tags)
Mourn the passing of a brilliant leader of men. Strom Thurmond is gone. It's a sad day. We will hang our flags at half-mast.
20,000 IN UK PEACE DEMO (tags)
Massive number of anti-war demonstrators hit the streets in London to protest against possible war against Iraq (story from BBC online)