Unclear on the Concept Cavalcade Continues to Corrupt Citizens’ Consciousness

By: Wednesday November 20, 2013 6:08 pm

Ripped from the headlines, the news seems to suggest that rank and file democrats are following their standard bearer’s ‘style’ when it comes to solving some of the more pressing and complex problems that we face together as a nation. Its good to know that these followers have appreciated the efforts made by the Obama administration to “set the tone” as we sally forth together to solve these troubling and significant criminal and cultural problems.

 

DARPA’s Eternal Bloodlust of the Spotless Brain

By: Tuesday October 29, 2013 6:20 pm

Recently the strange science witchdoctors who do their National Security State and Military scientificism in the service of protecting the homeland (and destabilizing the homelands of others with secret invasions and drone monitoring/assassination campaigns) announced that is right now researching the capacities for deep brain stimulators to override humanity, compassion, moral impulses and empathy, while at the same time highlighting the killing instinct, desensitizing the natural human aversion to unspeakable violence and sublimating the fear of our great and good American (and also human) soldiers.

The Profits Are Reckoned in Dollars and the Losses in Lives

By: Friday September 13, 2013 7:04 pm

The self-styled professor Elizabeth O’Bagy was fired by the non-profit organization based in Washington DC that is called the Institute for the Study of War. The Institute fired O’Bagy for lying, and for many Americans – ain’t too surprising to find that there is a liar in DC.

Pope Is Dope on Peace

By: Monday September 2, 2013 7:15 pm

In a stunning turn of precedent, the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, asked his more than 1 billion world-wide followers to join him in an active peace demonstration, and harkened back to the viewpoint of the wandering philosopher and bare-footed peacenik, Jesus of Nazareth, the same individual who Catholics claim to be they’re sect’s founding member.

Liberal Hypocrisy Isn’t Free

By: Tuesday May 28, 2013 9:25 am

To drone or not to drone? President Barack Obama recently demonstrated his most valuable political talent – fooling liberals into supporting Bush policies under another name. Obama’s latest soliloquy on his personal struggles in justifying his actions as president hit just the right tone for every establishment apologist liberal. Yes Obama was carrying on Bush Administration policies and in some cases introducing even worse violations of civil rights, but he is really struggling with it. He is really giving it a lot of thought. And really, isn’t that what matters?

Obama’s Drone Speech: Despite PR Spin, America Not Shifting Away From Treating World as a Battlefield

By: Thursday May 23, 2013 5:01 pm

The speech by President Barack Obama, which touched upon perpetual war, his authority to carry out drone strikes, the efficacy of drones, closing Guantanamo Bay prison, adhering to the rule of law when fighting terrorism and even national security leaks, was wide-ranging and bewildering. It was longer than the “State of the Union” address he gave this year.

Who Is Going to Finish First?

By: Friday September 23, 2011 1:30 am

When they started Sagrada Familia there were no cars, the United States was led by President Chester “Mutton Chops” Arthur, and the war Europe was recovering from was the Franco-Prussian one, leaving France a few “Republics” short of the current model.

Keeping it classy

By: Tuesday March 8, 2011 1:30 am

I guess the idea of bombing people is a real knee slapper for the “serious” people.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Andrew J. Bacevich, Washington Rules

By: Saturday August 7, 2010 2:00 pm

Andrew J. Bacevich has emerged in the early years of this century as the country’s most widely read and widely respected critic of U.S. militarism and empire. He has addressed this issue with unprecedented intensity for an academic. With the appearance of Washington Rules, he has produced six books addressing illuminating these themes in the span of a single decade, writing three major books American Empire (2002), The New American Militarism (2005), and The Limits of Power (2008), and editing two other volumes, The Imperial Tense (2003) and The Long War (2006).

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