making a mockery

“He clarified that he opposed the Iraq war.” …of course he did. I do not know him. But that’s what most Democratic Party voters say and believe. They believe that war is aggression when Republicans preside, but perfectly justified and not even noticeable when Democrats preside. This makes absolute mockery of the idea of democracy….

“Go full retard? Walk away empty-handed”

The reason we are here, not in Mayberry anymore, as John Whitehead describes in a great article, Battlefield America: We’re Not In Mayberry Anymore , is more than 20 years worth of having two US political parties, both of which are parties of war. The Democratic Party, formerly, was at least partially pro-peace, from 1968 to 1998, and…

Chatting on Facebook about “Russiagate”

Here’s what Caity Johnstone says  (again) today: Caity Johnstone Excerpt from the article: “This is unacceptable. You don’t get to lie to the American people for nine months, terrify them with fact-free ghost stories that their nation has been taken over by a hostile foreign body, use their terror to manufacture support for a new…

A Strategy More Evil than Imperialism

As an American, I’ve been watching American wars my whole life, through our media. As a young man, I participated personally as well, from the safety of a ship at sea. It’s always a cartoon, for most of us. Certainly not for those who see it, and do it, up close. These days, 22 American…