The Militarization of Police on Display in Ferguson, Missouri

600x4082 Pay close attention my fellow Americans and you will see who the real insurgents are determined to be by our government. The riots in Ferguson, Missouri this week have been widely reported. However, what has escaped much of the coverage is the militarization of the police there. Following the police-involved shooting of eighteen year old […]

Robin Williams: The Romance of the Fall

Robin_Williams_1 Robin Williams is the keyword of the hour. Seeing the rash of stories about him, you might think that he went out at the high point of his career. And yet, those same people couldn't be bothered to actually watch the movies in which he was starring. The closest he came to a starring role […]

The Obama Administration's Anti-Terrorism Facade

terroristobamaexposed1 John Brennan, now head of the Central Intelligence Agency, said in a speech concerning the Obama administration's anti-terrorism strategy at a summer 2011 Johns Hopkins event, "Our strategy is shaped by a deeper understanding of al-Qaida's goals, strategy, and tactics that we have gained over the last decade. I'm not talking about al-Qaida's grandiose vision […]

U.S. Sends 130 More ‘Advisers’ to Northern Iraq

obamawalkingintowhitehouse Seriously. How long is this puny game of government semantics going to hold up the already weak façade that we aren’t currently at war in Iraq? When Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced earlier today that another 130 U.S. military “advisers” would be sent to Northern Iraq, he made sure to reassure the marines that this […]

Job = Just Over Broke

Jobs-Public-Domain If you are fortunate enough to have a job in America today, the phrase "just over broke" probably describes you. Yes, there are a handful of jobs that certainly pay very well, but most Americans that work for somebody else are just barely making it from month to month. More than half of all working […]

Blowback in Iraq: How U.S. Proxy Wars Led to the Rise of ISIS

Mideast Iraq The U.S. and its regional allies armed and trained "moderate" Sunni rebels to oust President Bashar al-Assad of Syria in order to weaken the Iranian/Russian influence in the Middle East. Then those "moderate" Sunni rebels became more radical and joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) which has emerged as the largest, wealthiest and […]