In a piece that was rejected by both the New Yorker and Washington Post, legendary investigative reporter Seymour Hersh writes that the Obama Administration cherry-picked Syria intelligence and that President Barack Obama misled the American public on the case that the Assad regime were the ones guilty of using sarin gas.
|By: DSWright Monday December 9, 2013 8:55 am|
|By: Jon Walker Monday December 9, 2013 7:48 am|
Large countries like Brazil, India and Germany are seriously looking at ways to reduce American influence over their own Internet communications to cut the NSA out. This would not just reduce the reach of the NSA it would also hurt American internet companies and our nation’s economy.
|By: DSWright Monday December 9, 2013 6:59 am|
Why did Third Way launch an attack on Senator Elizabeth Warren? According to one of the op-ed writers it was Warren’s support for a plan to expand Social Security that was the “final moment.” Clearly an unforgivable offense against the bondholders that Third Way represents who want general austerity and cuts to Social Security to [...]
|By: BrandonJ Monday December 9, 2013 5:45 am|
- “Palestinians mourned Nelson Mandela as their most loyal champion, lighting candles in special prayer services Sunday and holding his picture like a shield in confrontations with Israeli troops.”
- Dying for nothing in Afghanistan
- More than a year in the Ecuadorian Essembly, on Julian Assange
- “Are British Spies Complicit in US Drone Strikes? Court of Appeals Takes Case”
|By: Attaturk Monday December 9, 2013 1:30 am|
Merry Christmas to the unemployed with a hearty “fuck you” from both parties.
|By: CTuttle Sunday December 8, 2013 10:00 pm|
33 years after John’s untimely demise, we’re still imagining…!
|By: Phoenix Woman Sunday December 8, 2013 8:00 pm|
Who could have predicted that the GOP’s Suicide Caucusers, the same people who signed the Meadows Letter, the same people who started planning the October 2013 shutdown nine months earlier, would be stupid enough to try it again?
Well, me, for one.
|By: BruceMcF Sunday December 8, 2013 6:40 pm|
Last Sunday Morning, the 5:45am from Poughkeepsie was running through the Bronx with 100-150 passengers aboard, when it sped through a 30mph speed limit curve at 82mph, derailed, over-turning four cars and killing four people.
This is a story with some differences in detail from the Spanish fatal derailment this summer, but one common feature: the lack of adequate Positive Train Control signaling on the corridor.
|By: TarheelDem Sunday December 8, 2013 5:20 pm|
The revoltin’ developments keep coming for the Chester Rileys today and even the Jim Andersons are feeling not quite as smart as 60 years ago. So much so that there is lots of discussion of revolution, or absent that, complete collapse of the US empire, the US, the Western cultural dominance, the global economic system, or the ecology of Earth itself. The sense that things can’t go on like they’ve been going on is palpable.
|By: fairleft Sunday December 8, 2013 4:00 pm|
I first read about this on wsws.org and thought it might be Trotskyist exaggeration, but alas, President Obama really has told his flunkies that not extending jobless benefits is ‘okay’, which would make millions of workers destitute shortly after Christmas: