Last night President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union speech. In the speech Obama addressed growing concerns in the country about lack of opportunities and yawning wealth inequality. Poverty, lack of labor participation, and wealth inequality have gone to record levels under his administration. As the problem has gotten progressively worse the rhetoric seems to be ever more soaring.
|By: DSWright Wednesday January 29, 2014 6:57 am|
|By: CTuttle Friday January 17, 2014 5:20 pm|
It’s always refreshing to see a MSM outlet shine some sort of light on our perfidy.
|By: Deena Stryker Sunday January 12, 2014 9:00 am|
In May of 2012, President Obama addressed graduates at the U.S. Air Force Academy in these terms:
“I see an American century because no other nation seeks the role that we play in global affairs, and no other nation can play the role that we play in global affairs.”
Less than two years later, not only has the president’s claim of American exceptionalism been widely derided, the country is in disarray on the world stage.
|By: Peter Van Buren Friday January 10, 2014 8:30 am|
Given the foundational mistake of destroying a country in hopes of rebuilding it, perhaps we should better ask, prior to the next U.S. military action, “Could we have not lost Iraq?”
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday January 8, 2014 1:18 pm|
A human rights organization, Reprieve, has shared a report on a United States drone strike that killed twelve men and wounded dozens more in a wedding convoy near Radda in December. The report is based off interviews with local villagers and features eyewitness accounts of the one of the worst drone attacks in the history of Yemen.
|By: Peter Van Buren Tuesday January 7, 2014 4:44 pm|
Journalist Liz Sly reports a rejuvenated al Qaeda asserted control over the Iraqi city of Fallujah, raising its flag over government buildings and declaring an Islamic state in one of the most crucial areas that U.S. troops fought to pacify during our nine year War and Occupation.
|By: DSWright Wednesday January 1, 2014 10:32 am|
So it seems Al Qaeda has quite a foothold in Syria, recently empowered by capturing US weapons that were foolishly dumped into the country by the masters of universe who run US foreign policy. Let’s just be thankful that the Obama Administration gave up on bombing Al Qaeda’s opponents in Syria – the Assad government. Otherwise Al Qaeda might be running a great many schools instead of one.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday December 20, 2013 3:25 pm|
At least a dozen people in a wedding convoy were killed in the al-Bayda province of Yemen on December 12 when the United States launched a drone attack. It provoked great outrage, and, in the aftermath, the Yemeni government compensated a local tribe and Yemen’s parliament passed a resolution to ban US drone strikes.
|By: DSWright Thursday December 19, 2013 9:24 am|
Perhaps the biggest state sponsor of Islamic terrorism in the world, Saudi Arabai is very upset they can no longer pull the strings in Washington. They had a wonderful relationship with the Bush Administration whereby Prince Bandar said something in private and President George W. Bush repeated it in public. According to the New York Post the Bush Administration even covered up the Saudi government’s complicity in the attacks of 9/11.
|By: DSWright Monday December 9, 2013 8:55 am|
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.