Oh, like you haven’t been thinking it.
If you haven’t got anything good to say about anyone come sit by me. — Alice Roosevelt Longworth, daughter of Theodore Roosevelt
The Movement has been waging total war against Poppy-Bush-type ‘conservatives’ since 2001. Savage revenge for being forced out in Reagan’s second term and put in the ice box during Poppy’s unhappy reign. Rightist attack machines denounced McCain as Satan incarnate for 3 years after 2001. He quelled the *overt* loathing by selling his soul in [...]
People are asking. FSJ does underscore how American artificially inflated lifestyles even post collapse are contingent upon human squalor elsewhere. It’s not just a Nike shop gone rogue or some clothes chain in Thailand. Funny how American media of all stripes can’t see the explicit contradiction therein to almost every tenet of major political belief [...]
For all the talk about whether U.S. ‘defense cuts’ are insufficient or cataclysmic, almost all can agree finally the U.S. military enters the post 9/11 world. Overdue, but a good thing. The political car wreck known as the August 2011 Budget Control Act mandated $487 billion in cuts mostly by reducing out year proposed DoD [...]
A friend mentioned this item on Steve Clemons’ blog citing The Guardian’s correction of President Obama’s claim last night that the Brits didn’t torture. Next we will learn that Mother Theresa coached Bernie Madoff. Still an interesting historical footnote The Guardian explores. The London Cage was used partly as a torture centre, inside which large [...]