Category Archives: Barack Obama

Needed: Less Military Force, More Human Rights in the Philippines

by Joe Scarry For several years now, I have been intensively involved in working to end the extrajudicial killings (EJK) carried out by the U.S., specifically those involving drones. My attention has been very focused on what the U.S. is doing … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents’ Day: Part of the US Empire Atrocities Tour

by jay janson Eminent historian Prof. Noam Chomsky of M.I.T., various times voted world’s most famous intellectual in international polls, has said over and over again, without provoking much negative outcry, “If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would … Continue reading

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Despicable …

Nick Gillespie on The State of the Union’s Most Despicable Moment: The most emotionally powerful moment in Barack Obama’s State of the Union address was also its most morally dubious. The nation’s commander in chief drew attention to a wounded … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal: Resettle the Guantanamo Detainees in Chicago

by Joe Scarry It  is clearly the time for an annual dose of stealth maneuvering by our government’s “national security” apparatus, led by the President. History shows that a good time to take actions that you don’t want examined too … Continue reading

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UN Drones Over the Congo: BAD IDEA

by Joe Scarry Ban Kyi-moon announced United Nations plans to acquire drones several months ago. There are now reports that the UN has deployed drones in the Congo, in the area near Rwanda. (See Reuters, U.N. forces use drones for first time, … Continue reading

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