A 2021 Flowchart for American Hegemony

Never before has it been more critical for the American voter-taxpayer to sit down and determine their foreign policy and economic priorities than now. Despite the fact that it’s a notable tendency of those among the living to claim their time to be the most extraordinary, it cannot be denied that the United States is … Continue reading “A 2021 Flowchart for American Hegemony”

Congress Will Say Anything About Syria These Days

In a recent letter written to Secretary of State Pompeo, a number of Congressmen led by Eliot Engel (D–NY) and Michael McCaul (R–TX) expressed their "deep concern" as "strong supporters of the Syrian people" that various countries are attempting to normalize relations with the secular dictator of Syria, Bashar al-Assad. This they say is unacceptable … Continue reading “Congress Will Say Anything About Syria These Days”

Afghan Kid Geniuses Show the World Afghanistan Is a Country Not a War

In a war-ravaged Afghanistan, where last year more tax money was paid in bribery throughout the government than was made in taxes, a team of remarkable young women have created a very cheap, open-source ventilator based on a model from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to help their country’s Covid-19 response as cases top 35,000 … Continue reading “Afghan Kid Geniuses Show the World Afghanistan Is a Country Not a War”

Even While Guaido Faces Yet Another Scandal, US Moves to Reauthorize Sanctions

Senators Marco Rubio (R – FL) and Bob Menendez (D – NJ) have introduced a reauthorization of the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act that passed in 2014 and was then reauthorized in 2016. The bill led to targeted sanctions on the regime of current Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. The reauthorization would … Continue reading “Even While Guaido Faces Yet Another Scandal, US Moves to Reauthorize Sanctions”

America’s Interventionist Middle East Policy Started 66 Years Ago

As the late-summer date of August 20th passes stateside, very few Americans will recognize the significance of it in our nation’s history. It marks the 66th anniversary of a sinister turn in the history of American foreign policy, and while neocons and hawks of all sorts will tell you history started on September 12th 2001, … Continue reading “America’s Interventionist Middle East Policy Started 66 Years Ago”