Snatching Tiger Cubs and Cherished Delusions   (March 2, 2011) by Charles Hugh Smith    

"There is danger for him who taketh the tiger cub, and danger also for whoso snatches a delusion from one who trusted false promises."

My longtime friend and fellow iconoclast G.F.B. recentRead full post »

MARCH 2, 2011 7:27AM

Obamalamadingdong's plot unmasked.

Obama's Secret Plot To Bring 100 Million Muslims to the US

Behold the mother of all anti-Obama conspiracy theories.

— By David Corn

Fri Feb. 25, 2011 12:01 AM PST

In the past few years, paranoid conservatives have cooked

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Kenneth Moreno, cop accused of raping East Village woman, told her they used a con dom:  recordings


Monday, February 28th 2011, 7:19 PM

Kenneth Moreno leaves court as two NYPD cops attend Manhattan Supreme Court for a trial on charges of raping a drunk Manhattan woman.
Smith for News
Kenneth Moreno leaves court as two NYPD cops attend Manhattan
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FEBRUARY 27, 2011 7:30AM

Protect women's rights

Rapist Gets No Jail Time Because Victim Was So "Inviting"

posted by: Shannon M. 1 day ago
Rapist Gets No Jail Time Because Victim Was So
The victim wore a tube top, no bra, high heels and plenty of makeupRead full post »
FEBRUARY 26, 2011 7:52AM

what is with these guys?

Brooklyn ‘Rabbi’ Accused Of Molesting Girl Since She Was 12

Community Upset By Charges Against Nechemya Weberman

February 25, 2011 9:34 PM

(Credit: AP)

(Credit: AP)

By Pablo Guzmán, CBS 2 News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A father was convinced/

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FEBRUARY 25, 2011 1:54PM

Democrazy in Iraq???

Iraqis Rebel Against George W. Bush’s Fake DemocracyDespite George W. Bush’s effort to bring Democracy to Iraq, Iraqi citizens this week are rebelling against the corruption in their own Government, and poverty. Iraq had a surplus of 52.1 billion through then end of 2009, but many IraqiRead full post »

Lawsuit: Fox News chairman Roger Ailes may have committed federal crime

Thursday, February 24th, 2011 -- 12:52 pm

The chairman of Fox News may have… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 24, 2011 10:24AM

The Rogue "state" and it's benefactor


The Veto from Hell

by Philip Giraldi, February 24, 2011

Last Friday’s American veto of the United Nations Security Council resolution that would have called Israeli settlement activity on the West Bank illegal was not only shameful, it was possibly the low point of the already f

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america protects it's friends and enemies - thank you, uncle sam. 


Palestinian house inside cage in Jewish settlement


By BEN HUBBARD, Associated Press – Wed Feb 23, 12:58 am ET

BEIT IJZA, West BankThe al-Ghirayib family lives in one of theRead full post »

FEBRUARY 18, 2011 3:25PM

Save us from the bible thumpers.


Israeli Army video hints at Syria, Iran attacks: report
By Agence France Presse (AFP)

Thursday, February 17, 2011

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: A video of the accomplishments of Israel’s recently retired military chief hints at Israel’s unacknowledged role in attacks on the Iranian and Syrian nuclearRead full post »

Israeli inquiry: Flotilla raid, blockade legal



but wait, there's subterfuge:


Some in Israel weigh idea of provisional Palestine 


The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s major sources of instability. AmeRead full post »

Jason left OS for greener pastures (probably due to the preponderance of wingnuts here, who likely would approve of the following)


The following is greatly excerpted.  For more, please follow the link at the bottom. 


"EXCLUSIVE: Controversial Drug Given to All Guantanamo DetaiRead full post »

DECEMBER 6, 2010 8:30PM

Assange 'rape' accuser linked to CIA


Revealed: Assange ‘rape’ accuser linked to notorious CIA operative

By David Edwards

Monday, December 6th, 2010 -- 3:43 pm 


"One of the women that is accusing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of sex crimes appears to have worked with a group that has connections to the… Read full post »

DECEMBER 5, 2010 5:54PM

obama is a coward

 Many here have put forth the canard that it's not obama's fault, but an uncooperative Congress.


They, actually, say that obama's intentions are/were noble, despite the fact that he failed to carry forth on nearly any of his campaign promises during the time when he had majorities in both… Read full post »

With more and more evidence mounting that it was, in fact, South Korea who fired first.


With more wikileaks releases showing the numerous ways america forces its will on others, and blatantly lies about all manner of things, people blithely debate more war.


A broken, divided, country, w… Read full post »

It took nearly forty years before the truth of the Bay of Tonkin incident was revealed.


As Einstein said, insanity is repeating the same actions and expecting different results.


"Here at home, people are revolting. They’re revolting against out-of-control federal spending and debt/… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 1, 2010 6:28PM

Faux "News" - Obama funded by Hamas

Fox affiliates run infomercial in swing states suggesting Obama funded by Hamas, wants to ‘kill some crackers’


Infomercial also tries to tie Obama to 'kill some crackers' rhetoric

Numerous Fox affiliates and an ABC affiliate are broadcasting a vicious 25-minute infomercial that ac… Read full post »

OCTOBER 31, 2010 6:10PM

Need jobs? Invade Iran

WashPost: War with Iran would rescue economy


The results of Tuesday's elections are all but already decided.  OSers fear the worst we have to look forward too is louder and more braying by the resident morons; gorgon, dickman, blackfoam, crazed czar, catnliar, poorsinner101 et. al. and more lies and distortions.

 Surely, the lies and… Read full post »

OCTOBER 22, 2010 9:08AM

"Like drugged cockroaches in a bottle"

Former israeli chief of staff infamously said:


“WHEN WE HAVE settled the land, all the Arabs will be able to do about it will be to scurry around like drugged cockroaches in a bottle.”—Rafael Eitan, April 14, 1983

“We declare openly that the Arabs have no right to settleRead full post »

OCTOBER 20, 2010 2:59PM

Support the Troops (???)

A short while back I got into a kerfuffle with a poster who wrote that despite our opposition to the war, we should support the troops (amidst a tsunami of supportive comments).  


This military spouse was making the claim that the "new" american army was peopled by men and… Read full post »

SEPTEMBER 26, 2010 5:22PM

Af-Pak & obama bringing the war back home

"Pakistan’s remote tribal agencies of North and South Waziristan are in a state of virtual panic tonight as US drones continue to loom in the air and three attacks against separate towns across the region killed at least 28 people and wounded an unknown number of others.

The Daily Times/… Read full post »

"The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, also Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT orNNPT) is a treaty to limit the spread (proliferation) of nuclear weapons. The treaty came into force on 5 March 1970, and currently there are 189 states pRead full post »

SEPTEMBER 14, 2010 7:24PM

9/11/01: Shocking, Unsurprising

" But, unlike most Americans I talked to that day, I was definitely not startled by the event. Though the largest act of terrorism ever, it was not unprecedented. I had been expecting blowback from U.S. foreign policy for over a decade. I was not unaware that, in matters of aggression, theRead full post »