Category Archives: George Bush

The Neocon Plan for Iraq is Working Perfectly

–A Review of Errol Morris’ film The Unknown Known By Michael Troncale “We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we’ll act again, creating other new realities, … Continue reading

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Secret memos and Presidential “authority” to kill Americans

by Alan Gilbert Laws are public. But David Barron’s memos, licensing the President to murder Americans far from the field of battle, are secret. ***Executive power which is not tyrannical does not allow the President to act as a court of … 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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Merciless US-NATO-UN Genocide in Somalia Brought Nairobi Shopping Mall Blowback!

by jay janson For Kenya, with a population about the same as California, the September shopping mall massacre must have been nearly an equivalent shock for Kenyans as the much deadlier 9/11 terrorist attack was for the much larger American … Continue reading

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Bi-Partisan Platitudes at the George Bush Library

On April 25, all living US presidents from Jimmy Carter onward gathered in Dallas, Texas to herald the opening of the George Bush presidential library. Democrat and Republican alike, along with their wives, participated in a flattering ceremony that deemed … Continue reading

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Naming the Dead: Five Stories #drones

Reprinted with permission From Naming the Dead: Of more than 2,500 people so far thought to have been killed in the CIA’s Pakistan drone campaign, we’ve identified the names of perhaps 20%. Identifying the names of those killed can dramatically … Continue reading

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Why Do We Know So Little About the Drone Wars?

by Chad Nelson How many Americans know the extent of the Obama Administration’s drone wars?  How many, and in which countries, are drone bombings being carried out?  What is the success rate of drone attacks, and how is the Administration … Continue reading

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