The Unsung Summit of Putin and Trump

This week marks the 72nd anniversary of the criminal US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. And as is the case each year, there is much discussion and lamenting over this atrocity, as there well should be. For the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not necessary for victory; Japan was ready for peace. It was … Continue reading “The Unsung Summit of Putin and Trump”

New McCarthyism Targets Trump

When President Obama expelled Russian diplomats over the hysterical and unproven accusation of Russia “hacking the election,” Russian President Vladimir Putin refused to be drawn into a petty squabble, saying he would delay any response until Donald Trump assumed office. Instead Putin invited American diplomats and their families in Moscow to join the official holiday … Continue reading “New McCarthyism Targets Trump”

Diana Johnstone Dissects Hillary, Queen of Chaos

Were Diana Johnstone, author of Queen of Chaos, to bump into Samantha Power in a dark alley, both would be instantly annihilated in a blaze of energy. For Johnstone, is the anti-Samantha Power, best known for her book, Fools’ Crusade: Yugoslavia, NATO and Western Illusions, where she meticulously uncovers the truth about the war on … Continue reading “Diana Johnstone Dissects Hillary, Queen of Chaos”

Opposition To Spy State, First Step To ‘Least Popular’ in Washington

"I am the least popular guy in Washington."  Thus spoke Rand Paul at a stopover rally in Massachusetts on his way to New Hampshire on June 7.  Who can doubt that claim after the events of the last few weeks. When you have Barack Obama, John McCain, Harry Reid, Lindsay Graham all arrayed against you, … Continue reading “Opposition To Spy State, First Step To ‘Least Popular’ in Washington”

Progressives Betray Struggle Against Surveillance State

A struggle of some consequence is now being waged in Congress to keep on life support the NSA’s massive spying on the American people.   And in this struggle the progressives (aka liberals) are engaged in a massive betrayal of all they profess to believe in.   Instead too many of them are scurrying about attacking Rand … Continue reading “Progressives Betray Struggle Against Surveillance State”

Can China Contain America?

"Can America Contain China?" it is often asked in the West. But given America’s endless wars and assaults on the developing nations of the world, the question ought to be, "Can China Contain America"? Or at least, can China restrain the U.S. from doing more damage in East Asia and perhaps elsewhere in the developing … Continue reading “Can China Contain America?”

Israel, a Bulwark Against World War: The Tar Baby and China

The major adversaries of the U.S. Empire are China, Russia and Iran. Of the three, China is the greatest threat to U.S. hegemony since its economy has already surpassed that of the U.S. in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP) according to the IMF. And military power in the end is a function of economic … Continue reading “Israel, a Bulwark Against World War: The Tar Baby and China”

Why Are Russia and China (and Iran) Paramount Enemies for the US Ruling Elite?

Does it not seem strange that, with the Cold War long over, the Paramount Enemies of the United States remain Russia and China? That is not a bad question to ponder with Vladimir Putin’s visit with Xi Jinping in Beijing. And there is no doubt that Russia and China hold this pariah status in the … Continue reading “Why Are Russia and China (and Iran) Paramount Enemies for the US Ruling Elite?”

Why NATO Has Not Permitted Russia To Join

As the West’s assault on Ukraine gets ever bloodier, the "news" on National Public Radio (NPR) is teeming with anti-Russian propaganda, interspersed with the usual pieces declaiming on one’s senior prom and other matters of equal import. All in all it is a pretty dismal substitute for news and analysis. But even at the "Diane … Continue reading “Why NATO Has Not Permitted Russia To Join”

Massachusetts Pays $177 Million in State Taxes to the Pentagon

Just weeks before Tax Day, April 15, Governor Deval Patrick, Obama’s "close friend," signed into law a bond bill that dispenses $177 million in Massachusetts State Taxes to the Pentagon for construction and "upgrades" of U.S. military bases in the state. That’s right, not federal taxes but state taxes. On April 15, last year, the … Continue reading “Massachusetts Pays $177 Million in State Taxes to the Pentagon”