The FBI vs.

On September 11, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled in favor of and against the FBI in the landmark case of Garris v. FBI (known as Raimondo and Garris v. FBI until Justin’s death), and the court ordered the FBI to destroy records it collected during its unlawful investigation … Continue reading “The FBI vs.”

My Encounter With Robert Mugabe

The people of Zimbabwe reacted to the death of ex-dictator Robert Mugabe with either indifference or a bitter “good riddance”. However, in the neocon-ridden precincts of the US foreign policy establishment, the reaction was different – there his passing was mourned. The US Embassy in Harare even tweeted its heartfelt condolences. These divergent reactions to … Continue reading “My Encounter With Robert Mugabe”

Bibi Netanyahu, Ingrate

As Israel’s Netanyahu government continues its customary pre-election bombardment of “Iranian threats” (including at least one in Iraq that, by angering the Iraqi government, may put US troops in danger), fans of Bibi in the “nationalist” Trump administration may want to reflect that he is certainly not an American nationalist. During a previous campaign, Bibi … Continue reading “Bibi Netanyahu, Ingrate”

Why They Hate China

The Trump administration is currently engaged in a trade war with China. The issues are complex, ranging from alleged Chinese theft of Silicon Valley intellectual property, to whether the Chinese market itself is actually open to American goods. Perhaps most significant is the assertion, long made by labor unions, that while free trade with China … Continue reading “Why They Hate China”

War Party Hates Putin – Loves al-Qaeda

In both Yemen and Syria, the War Party has found an ally that they can get behind, you know, one that really supports our values: al-Qaeda. From time to time they have even managed to get President Trump to go along with this nonsense – presumably due to the baleful influence of John Bolton. (See … Continue reading “War Party Hates Putin – Loves al-Qaeda” vs. the Decline of American Journalism

The more things change, the more they stay the same: the sun comes up in the morning; another Hitler arises in the fantasies of the foreign-policy establishment; and Josh Rogin writes another column attacking Tusli Gabbard, the most pro-peace candidate in the Democratic lineup. Justin blasted Rogin the first time he tried this, back in … Continue reading “ vs. the Decline of American Journalism”

Libertarianism In One Country

Wednesday’s testimony by Robert Mueller was devastating to the Russia Hoax, as everyone seems to accept, except for a few die-hard Never Trumpers such as Bill Kristol and Jonah Goldberg. But it also should remind us of what could have been the consequences of this CIA and FBI orchestrated coup attempt, namely, war with a … Continue reading “Libertarianism In One Country”