Category Archives: Barack Obama

Looking in The Mirror: How the US Only Sees Itself in Its Putin Propaganda

by Dr. Bill Wedin Yes.  In the famous words of Pogo: “We have met the enemy.  And he is us.” That’s how paranoia works.  We project onto a feared “other” our own unacceptable desires.  In Putin’s case, it’s our unacceptable … Continue reading

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Why Michael Hayden, “The Case for drones” John Brennan and unfortunately, Obama and Clinton are guilty of war crimes

by Alan Gilbert The letter to the Times from FAISAL BIN ALI JABER should break our hearts. His brother-in law, an imam, who preached against hateful Al-Qaida was taken out by a drone. This is a common experience he relates. … Continue reading

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Why Are These Military Experts Saying CUT CUT CUT Nukes?

by Joe Scarry I was shocked by this sentence in The New York Times four years ago: “The Pentagon has now told the public, for the first time, precisely how many nuclear weapons the United States has in its arsenal: 5,113. … Continue reading

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Christmas in Damascus! — Yes, Damascus Syria!

By Bill Wedin What a joyous Christmas season for all these Syrian Christians!  With young, white-bearded Santas, just back from battling Muslim terrorists, blowing their shiny trumpets and banging their brightly-colored drums, while Christ’s beloved, brown-eyed children are so filled … Continue reading

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It’s Time for the United States to Stop Hitting the Bottle

by Joe Scarry It is common for people who have an alcoholic in the family to dread the holidays. They try to imagine the joy and celebration, but in their heart they know what’s really coming is just the next … Continue reading

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Flasback: How About a REAL (Tea) Party? SHUT DOWN THE MILITARY BASES!

by Joe Scarry Since we’re being given a taste of what can happen when parts of the U.S. federal government are shut down, let’s talk about having a real party: how about shutting down all those military bases? Just think … Continue reading

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October 28, 2015, GOP Debate: “Your money, their DoD”

by Joe Scarry Tonight’s GOP debate is entitled “Your money, your vote.” It should be called “Your money, their DoD” (as in “Department of Defense”). (Of course, you won’t hear a peep from any of the contenders about military spending.) … Continue reading

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