"Israeli Army Chief Gabi Ashkenazi today announced that the only problem with the Israeli attack on the Mavi Marmara on May 31 was that the troops did not use enough force, insisting that the helicopters should have sprayed the deck with live ammunition before attempting to board the ship fRead full post »

AUGUST 11, 2010 10:56PM

Nah, this ain't no rogue state

Rules!!!  We don't have to play by any stinkin' rules (we ARE the "chosen" peoples, so we get to make the rules).

 

"When the Israeli government gave its blessings to a U.N. panel of inquiry probing the military attack on a flotilla of ships carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza last… Read full post »

SORRY FOR DUPLICATE VIDEOS - OS doing the funky monkey again:  

Click on whichever you wish to see. 

 

 

When the american navy sends more ships to the Gulf,

when Israel finds reasons to further attack gaza,

when jerusalem mike changes his name to hrz hrz, deletes his posts,… Read full post »

This is intended as a companion piece to Mary Gravitt's great blog post:

 

http://open.salon.com/blog/marygrav/2010/07/26/empires_last_bidsanctions_on_iran_mirror_1953_coup_detat

 

"Dead children. Thousands of dead children. Tens of thousands of dead children, Hundreds of thousands of deRead full post »

As someone ashamed to admit having voted for obama, thinking I was voting for a commander in chief, not realizing I was voting for a liar in chief, one has to wonder what the situation would be like if america ever had a president possessed of a spine in the

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maya, the shrew, says to Nanatehay:  ""Times have changed, maybe you should too."

 

hasbaramike adds:  ". . . the days of BULLYING are over."

 

 

 

I say to both, times haven't changed; lies will continue to be challenged, and to mike I say the bullying began the day… Read full post »

I first started to wonder about this when posts by Trig and Old New Lefty concerning the sinking of the u.s.s. Liberty on Old New lefty's blog, June 8th failed to gather, but a smattering of comment.

 

I found myself wondering how such an event, certain facets of which are… Read full post »

It is unfortunate that my post below garnered only one comment, but it did get two PMs (despite the fact that I publicly asked hasbaramike to not litter my PM box on a previous blog post):

 

10 Jun 2010 12:38:35

pinocchio

jerusalem-mike to markinjapan… Read full post »

JUNE 10, 2010 9:51AM

INSANITY

Einstein defined Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

 

"If the Turkish prime minister joins such a flotilla,” Dayan said, “we should make clear beforehand this would be an act of war, and we would not try to take over the ship he wRead full post »

JUNE 8, 2010 9:06AM

We Bought the Bullets

The bullets used to kill19-year-old Furkan Dogan, a Turkish-American college student born in Troy, New York, were fired by soldiers in a foreign army -- but they were paid for with money extorted from U.S. taxpayers. 

A post-mortem documented that Dogan was shot four times in the head andRead full post »

When jerusalem-mike claimed that Amy Goodman was a member of PBS, and I, who knew Amy from the beginning of her career at Pacifica radio, challenged his erroneous assertion, he simply deleted the entire entry.  So  much for his credibility. 

 

Some here have tried, fatuously, to m… Read full post »

MAY 29, 2010 10:18PM

Some Decoration Day thoughts

If I recall correctly, the last two unequivocal triumphs for our "vaunted" military were Panama, where we blasted heavy metal music to get Noriega to leave the Vatican diplomatic mission in Panama City.

"Then came the Army's clownish boom-box bombardment - American soldiers drawn up at the Vatican/… Read full post »

Three Britons and one US citizen, who were standing close to Corrie when she was killed, are expected to challenge Israel’s version of events, arguing that the bulldozer driver knew Corrie was there when he ran her over. 

The Israeli government had sought to block the activists from enteri… Read full post »

 

By JOSHUA FOUST

Published: March 2, 2010

 

THIS year will be the third in a row that tens of thousands of new United States troops have arrived in Afghanistan with plans to “clear, hold and build” areas controlled by the Taliban. Those previous surges have achieved little succ… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 23, 2010 8:55PM

We LOVE war -- part II

 
 
 
 
FEBRUARY 19, 2010 7:14PM

Notice how they do it

First, "they" fly this to gauge the degree of uproar, and of course, in compliant, fat, lazy america, there is hardly a whimper:

 

"Okaying Torture = 'Poor Judgment'

David Kurtz | February 1, 2010, 10:04AM

Rather than pop the cork on the long-awaited Office of Professional Responsibility report… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 17, 2010 9:20PM

Two Years BEFORE 9/11

The prescience of the man is incredible - may He r.i.p.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_9eoTs_Cm0

 

And now is the time when we need Him most! 

 

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FEBRUARY 9, 2010 8:59AM

We Love war.

" . . . we have continued to hear about regional menaces that supposedly, if left unchecked, will threaten vital U.S. interests or even Americans at home. Ronald Reagan employed that rationale in defending the proxy war in Central America waged by U.S.-backed Contras. George H.W. Bush and Bill CRead full post »

FEBRUARY 8, 2010 4:11AM

"Collapse" -- Michael Ruppert

Michael Ruppert is the founder and editor of From The Wilderness, a newsletter and website dedicated to investigating political cover-ups. On August 16, 2006 Ruppert announced that he was leaving the United States permanently, citing years of harassment for his ongoing dissident activities.[1]

After… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 2, 2010 2:28PM

frankly speaking part II

"As I noted several days ago, it is not only Republicans -- but Democratic and media establishment figures as well -- who clearly crave the preservation of the Bush/Cheney approach to Terrorism and civil liberties.  When Bush's popularity collapsed to historic lows, political and mediaRead full post »

JANUARY 30, 2010 3:31PM

Quite frankly

Can't say that I'm surprised to see all the usual, suspects going ga ga over two gab sessions.

 

The guy has proved an uncanny propensity to talk the talk, while NOT walking the walk.

 

Guanatamo still open.

Iraq 50,000 "residual" forces to stay.

Torture continues, although now outsourced.… Read full post »

" Barack Obama’s first State of the Union address has passed with his administration’s record widely criticized by his own supporters as one of unexpected ineptitude and political incompetence . . "

 "This astounding statement by a president of the United States, after nearly 40Read full post »

JANUARY 28, 2010 2:20AM

Repost Howard Zinn

 
I had the pleasure of knowing, Mr. Zinn, and He will be sorely missed. May He r.i.p.
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JANUARY 20, 2010 6:03PM

I didn't know that Glenn knew frank

"The reason "the Left" criticized the Iraq War was because . . . they thought it was a bad thing and thus opposed it.  The reason some on the Left have been criticizing the health care plan and other Obama policies (the ones I listed above) is because . . . they think they'reRead full post »

 Whether You are from the Left or the Right, and You don't understand this 7 1/2 clip with Peter Schiff, then You'll NEVER, ever understand anything about the world in which we live.
 
Many of us, shrug our shoulders, and say economy?  It's just to complicated for me to ever… Read full post »