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 [...]
|By: Peter Van Buren 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.
|By: Deena Stryker 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.
|By: CTuttle Tuesday August 26, 2014 10:00 pm|
|By: CTuttle Sunday June 1, 2014 4:00 pm|
Bibi is relentless in his Zionist pursuits…
|By: fairleft 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.
|By: CTuttle 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”.”
|By: CTuttle Monday April 21, 2014 10:00 pm|
|By: CTuttle Saturday March 1, 2014 8:00 pm|
IAEA denies Israeli accusations of concealing report on Iran’s nuclear program.