On the BBC Defending Not Torturing People

By: Wednesday December 17, 2014 10:00 am

I joined fellow whistleblower and former chief Guantanamo prosecutor Colonel Morris Davis on the BBC’s World TV recently to speak out against torture. Because most “journalism” these days defines objectivity as having people from bizarrely opposite sides of an issue yell at each other until time is up, I found myself “rebutting” a handful of [...]

 

Jihadis Using Cruise Ships to Reach Middle East (Not Satire)

By: Thursday November 13, 2014 9:16 am

Ho ho, this is just hilarious. But serious.

You know what cruises are, right? A couple of days at sea, a day or two in some cheesy port, mostly time spent eating madly at buffets, sucking down booze, laying in the sun in between turns at the buffet and the bar, that kind of thing. Other than regular occurrences of alcohol poisoning, heart attacks on the massage tables and the occasional passenger overboard, cruises are pretty laid back vacations.

(Cue ominous music) Until. Now.

Ships Passing in the Night

By: Sunday October 5, 2014 6:40 pm

The latest street campaign for democracy is taking place in Hong Kong, which is a unique case. A mainly youthful and educated elite linked to Hong Kong’s position as an international financial hub wants China to relinquish veto power over its electoral candidates.

At Least 31 Die in Odessa After Pro-Regime Rioters Set Trade Union Building Ablaze

By: Friday May 2, 2014 5:02 pm

Today was a chaotic day in Ukraine, and there were riots in its southern city of Odessa, but whatever the Western media megaphone tells you, it’s pretty clear that

“At least 31 die in Odessa after pro-regime rioters set trade union building ablaze”

But with the honorable exception of the UK’s Guardian, that’s not what you’ll read in the news.

Stick Another Fork in the I/P Peace Farce

By: Sunday April 27, 2014 8:47 am

“Semantics of the Israeli occupiers

Imagine a war breaking out between Israel and Jordan. Within two or three days the Israeli army occupies the entire territory of the Hashemite Kingdom. What will be the first act of the occupation authority?

Establish a settlement in Petra? Expropriate land near Aqaba?

No. The very first thing will be to decree that the territory will henceforth be known as “Gilead and Moab”.”

Late Night: MENA Mashup

By: Saturday March 1, 2014 8:00 pm

IAEA denies Israeli accusations of concealing report on Iran’s nuclear program.

Late, Late Night FDL: Killer Queen

By: Tuesday February 11, 2014 10:00 pm

Queen – Killer Queen

God save Queen…! From the Beeb…

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