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Michael Collins is a writer in the DC area who researches and comments on the corruptions of the new millennium. His articles focus on the financial manipulations of The Money Party, the abuse of power by government, and features on elections and election fraud. His articles can be found athere. His website is The Money PartyRSS
Monday, April 29, 2013 What's so funny Mr. President? (2 comments)
The president and the Washington in-crowd got together at the annual correspondents dinner and had lots of laughs. Do they now what's going on in the country? What's so funny?
Thursday, April 18, 2013 "They have no souls" (2 comments)
Another epic fail by Congress... Background check legislation for criminals and others who should never own a weapon failed. The inside the Beltway tricks prevented a majority vote on the legislation.
Friday, March 29, 2013 How Congress let Monsanto off the hook (14 comments)
A backroom deal by the Senate gives biotech firms, Monsanto for example, the green light to produce and sell genetically modified crops and organisms without restraint by law and science.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 Debt Ceiling Disaster - Crazy or Criminal? (7 comments)
The House Republicans are engaged in a conspiracy t commit fraud by threatening default on the debt while, at the same time, allowing expenditures to continue.
Sunday, December 23, 2012 Syrian rebels threaten Christian towns (4 comments)
On August 27 I asked, what happens when they starting killing Christians. Thanks to the Syrian rebels, it is not a matter of when but how many Christians have to die to "bring democracy" to Syria.
Monday, December 10, 2012 Liar's Poker - Obama and Cameron on Syrian WMD (3 comments)
President Obama and British Prime Minister Cameron claim that the Syrians have chemical WMD and plan to use them. Supported by only secret evidence, this looks like a replay of the Bush-Blair game on Iraqi WMD that justified the 2003 invasion. Could it be?
Saturday, November 24, 2012 Fake Pharaoh's Feet of Clay - Morsy Reign Imperiled (11 comments)
Egypt's fake pharaoh is a fraud. Mohamed Morsy declared himself maximum leader of Egypt. His dirty secret is that he only got the votes of 10% of Egypt's eligible voters. Some pharaoh.
Monday, November 19, 2012 Nothing Lasts Forever - Do the Math! (15 comments)
Human beings are driving over the cliff in a vehicle packed with CO2. The oil companies are making sure the landing will be fatal.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 What Did Petraeus Know and When Did He Know It? (8 comments)
Why are the neocons obsessed with the president's knowledge of General Petraeus' affair? The real questions concern the misinformation provided by the Petraeus CIA to the White House on the murder of Christopher Stevens and other U.S. personnel in Libya on 9/11/2012.
Sunday, November 4, 2012 Election Fraud, November 6 - Watch for Vote Flipping and Fixed Exit Polls (5 comments)
It is now acceptable to talk about election fraud in "polite company." Those who run for office to serve or care about the process of elections, despite their disappointment in the system, will have their day on November 6. Why wouldn't the immensely greedy try to steal elections? They've stolen everything else.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Part II - Rigged Elections for Romney? (9 comments)
Part II of Rigged Elections for Romney? finds two likely culprits for suspected vote flipping in the Republican primaries. Central tabulators and a complete absence of monitoring is the key.
Monday, October 22, 2012 Rigged Elections for Romney? (44 comments)
Extensive analysis of 50 state Republican primaries shows a major tend of vote flipping that favored Mitt Romney in the 2012 Republican primaries. What does this mean for the 2012 election?
Saturday, October 6, 2012 Turkey Plays Lee Harvey for NATO Plotters (37 comments)
The NATO powers can't get their war on with Syria through the normal United Nations channels. They've picked Turkey to be the patsy for this very high risk operation. Turkish PM Erdogan, a willing servant, is risking the peace and well being of Turkey by taking this assignment.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 About time! New York Charges JPMorgan with Mortgage Fraud (3 comments)
The big banks and Wall Street have escaped unpunished for causing the financial crisis. Now, New York Attorney General Eric Sneiderman is charging JPMorgan with mortgage fraud. It is a bold move and strong start on the path to justice.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Teaching Torture (8 comments)
The debate in Texas isn't over corporal punishment. It's about corporal punishment by male school administrators inflicted on female students. Some state education systems are modeling deviance and teaching torture.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Republicans to 47% - You are "parasites" (13 comments)
The Republicans are not only offensive, they are ignorant. Romney surrogate, Mary Matalin, called Romney's 47% "parasites." Actually, they are the elderly and large families living on around $50,000. Nice work Mitt and Mary.
Sunday, September 9, 2012 Real Unemployment at 23% - Dampening the Excitement (29 comments)
Both parties are living in Fantasy Land on unemployment and inflation. Official unemployment is announced at 8.1% when it is really 23%. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is reported as less than 2% when it's really about 9%. Who do they think they are kidding?
Saturday, September 1, 2012 Totalitarianism in the US: An Accident Waiting to Happen (16 comments)
The display of flagrant distortions and lies at the Republican National Convention shows how close we are to a Soviet style totalitarian state. Lies are presented as truth, war is said to bring peace, and oligarchy, we are told, benefits the common man. We are dangerously close to a day when the complicity of both parties in a rigid national security state becomes a reality.
Monday, August 27, 2012 What happens when they start killing Christians? (32 comments)
The NATO-Saudi sponsored Free Syrian Army is attacking Christians in a systematic way. What were the president and Congress thinking about when they authorized aid to the rebels knowing this would happen?
Thursday, August 23, 2012 Romney's Albatross (1 comments)
When you write a bill that prices millions of seniors out of Medicare with a wacky voucher program, you're asking for trouble. When you pick a guy who proposed to do that as your vice presidential candidate, you're asking for even bigger trouble. Mitt Romney did just that. It's just the start of his troubles due to Paul Ryan.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Turn out the lights, the party's over (5 comments)
Twenty seven million women have been victims of completed or attempted rape. VP candidate Paul Ryan's extremist views are highlighted by his association with Rep. Todd Akin who has vile, primitive views on the subject. This one won't go away. It may be end end of Romney.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 What if the Empire Project Fails in Syria?
The Empire Project in Syria is faltering. Hardly anyone in Aleppo is signing up to fight with the Free Syria Army. That should tell anyone paying attention that the attack is an invasion. What if the entire enterprise flops?
Saturday, August 11, 2012 Romney Blows It, Picks Paul Ryan (2 comments)
Mitt Romney picked the worst person possible on health care. Paul Ryan's plan for Medicare will make it unaffordable for many seniors right out of the gate. This is worse than a death panel.
Thursday, August 2, 2012 Mr. President, Focus here, not over there (3 comments)
The United States is in a depression. The government has done very little to help the people. President Obama must stop his meddling in Syria and other endless wars and focus on the American people.
Monday, July 30, 2012 How we know what we know about Syria (7 comments)
How dowe e know what we know about Syria? The press relies on a one man operation for news from Syria. The UN has a Saudi friendly NGO claim "crimes against humanity." NATO and the oil oligarchies own the spin. we are lied to systematically.
Monday, July 23, 2012 Welcome to the New Syria (2 comments)
The Syrian people will latest victim of the Arab Spring if NATO and Saudi efforts succeed. Torture, revenge killings, destruction of infrastructure, election fraud, and poverty are the fruits of liberation by brand democracy.
Friday, July 20, 2012 Rupert Watch, Murdoch Faces Shareholder Rebellion in UK (1 comments)
Rupert Murdoch faces a United Kingdom shareholders revolt. They want him out as chairman of News Corp. They join U.S. investors who have filed similar motions for the October shareholder meeting.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 The Real Bain Capital Story (7 comments)
Mitt Romney's tenure as Bain CEO is an important concern. But the actions of Bain during his entire tenure, including the sketchy business model, are of more concern.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Hillary Clinton, Queen of Hearts (12 comments)
Hillary Clinton acts like she runs the world and is out to punish any nation that gets in her way, including Russia and China. She's hell bent on bringing NATO style democracy to Syria at any cost. Take a look at how Libya worked out to understand her agenda and that of the endless war faction.
Monday, June 25, 2012 Unanswered Question Remains about Sandusky Case (9 comments)
Sandusky behaved as if he were immune from punishment for his swaggering displays of deviance. Why else would he tempt the fates with the shower rapes unless he knew that fate wasn't involved; unless he knew that he had enough power to defy the most powerful people at the university, including Coach Joe Paterno?
Thursday, June 21, 2012 Election Fraud in Egypt (7 comments)
The Egyptian presidential election was rigged to produce a winner that the military could manipulate. After removing the two leaders from the ballot, the military engineered an election that had only 15% turnout and no legitimacy. It is an example of pure election fraud.
Monday, June 4, 2012 Bilderberg Meeting a Wrap, Who Would Trust these People? (5 comments)
The Bilderberg Group ended its meeting in Chantilly, Virginia Sunday but no its mischief and damage on a global scale. This not-so-secret society comprises the wealthiest, most powerful people in the world, those to blame for our current troubles. Can we trust their failed leadership?
Friday, June 1, 2012 Mad Mitt (6 comments)
Real issues never made it to the starting gate in the 2012 presidential campaign. Now we're reduced to personality and biography. Romney has two verified stories from his past that cause real concern.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Lord Justice Damns Inquiry
Lord Justice Leveson concluded Monday's testimony by Tony Blair with an invitation to write regulations for controlling the press in Great Britain. Talk about inviting the Fox into the chicken coop. This kills any findings. But we still have Queen's Counsel Robert Jay asking tough questions. Leveson is a shill.
Monday, May 28, 2012 Rupert Watch, Tony Blair Lying at the Leveson Inquiry (1 comments)
Tony Blair's testimony at the Leveson Inquiry was interrupted when a protester screamed the obvious, Blair is a war criminal. Blair is also a liar as he demonstrated when he helped Bush invade Iraq. The behind he scenes ring master was Rupert Murdoch and his media cartel. The hearing told us all we need to know about Blair. He's a frightened victim of his own weakness and fearful that his massive crimes are obvious.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 Rupert Watch, Leveson Testimony Spells Doom for Cameron and Hunt (8 comments)
Queens Counsel Robert Jay revealed a smoking gun memo from culture secretary Jeremy Hunt to Prime Minister David Cameron pushing for Murdoch's BSkyB acquisition bid. This was one month before Cameron put Hunt in charge of the bid as an objective judge of the suitability of the acquisition. They're both finished as a result of this fraud.
Thursday, May 17, 2012 Rebekah Brooks, Witness for the Prosecution (2 comments)
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation empire is crumbling. Trusted former executive and confidante Rebekah Brooks is now indicted for concealing evidence. Her testimony before the Leveson Inquiry last week provided smoking gun evidence of bigger crimes than concealing evidence. She proved to be the perfect witness for her prosecution and that of others, including members of he UK's Conservative government.
Monday, May 7, 2012 Connecting the Dots on May 5 - Climate Change and Extreme Weather (2 comments)
On May 5, people in countries all over the world staged local events to help "connect the dots" on climate change and the impact, including extreme weather. Created by the grassroots environmental group 350.org, the event shows the lead the people have over the politicians on the dangers of climate change.
Monday, May 7, 2012 Obama embraces populist themes in Ohio (8 comments)
President Obama ful embraced populist themes in his campaign kickoff in Ohio Saturday. He argued that he's the champion of the people. Romney represents the epitome of The Money Party, privilege and power for the very few and the expense of the many. Ge used to it, you will be hearing the same message until Election Day.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 Rupert Watch - the Kiss of Death (6 comments)
The drama surrounding the latest this or that with Murdoch misses two key points. Murdoch has lost the battle for BSkyB, the pay TV network for Great Britain. That dooms him with shareholders. His loyal servant, British Prime Minister David Cameron is finished politically, done for. It's all over but the shoutin.
Sunday, April 22, 2012 Rupert watch - signaling the end (8 comments)
Rupert Murdoch must know he's near the end. His prize media property, the BSkyB pay TV network, dominates the British market. But Murdoch blew a full acquisition of the network and may soon be stripped of his remaining interest. That would literally prove the shareholder lawsuits that charge him with harming News Corporation. Say "Good night" Rupert. It's going to be over very soon.
Saturday, April 14, 2012 Rupert watch - Apocalypse when? (2 comments)
Rupert Murdoch has new worries. He may face phone hacking charges in the United States and cable TV piracy charges around the world. His son lost his job as chairman of the board at the lucrative British cable operation and Delaware court is hearing a shareholder sit to oust Murdoch for malfeasance. The perfect storm is forming.
Saturday, April 7, 2012 War crimes in Libya and the March shift (4 comments)
Bogus wars that took decades to figure out are now spotted in advance and, surely, within weeks and months of the event's commencement. Libya is one of those, Syria another In March 2012, there was a huge shift in citizen awareness. The old stories have lost their meaning and power. The Empire Project is on the ropes.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Where's the criminal investigation of the Murdoch Empire? Shareholders to the rescue (4 comments)
Rupert Murdoch faces an entirely new challenge to his control of News Corporation. An emerging cable television piracy scandal threatens to drag the embattled patriarch through a sea of mud. Institutional shareholders are fed up and demanding an independent chairman of the board for the Fox and the rest of News Corporation.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Books Banned in Arizona - Latinos Fighting Thought Control (5 comments)
Latinos are fighting an Arizona state government that bans books and demolishes high school courses. It's thought control at it's worst. But Latinos have an answer - underground libraries from California to Texas with the very same banned books. Time to fight back when the right wing issues its crazy edits.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Netanyahu's pretext for war - Islamic Jihad missiles
Israeli PM Netanyahu is demanding war with Iran. His rationale is clear - Iran is behind the recent missile attacks on Israel from Gaza. The storyline is thin and the PM has a powerful detractor, the former head of Mossad, Meir Dagan. Will Obama listen to a rational analysis?
Thursday, March 15, 2012 Some questions about the Obama - Cameron meeting
Michael Collins asks why not label "the special relationship" with Great Britain the predatory relationship. The bankrupt nations in southern Europe and third world countries might agree.
Sunday, February 26, 2012 Santorum Hearing Voices (18 comments)
Rick Santorum is hearing voices, the voice of Satan in particular. Doesn't the senator know just little too much about the Prince of Darkness?
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Virginia is for Misogynists (12 comments)
The Virginia legislature is about to enact a law that requires a transvaginal ultrasound procedure for all women who have abortions (except in the case of a medical emergency). Apparently, the legislators are unaware that the law violates existing sexual assault code or that Virginians oppose the law by a wide margin.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 NGOs Explain Away Egyptian Indictments (6 comments)
The U.S. NGOs indicted in Egypt represent a first - a foreign power exercising its sovereignty against meddling by a superpower. How long will the Egyptian leadership last?
Monday, January 23, 2012 United Corporations of Gingrich (4 comments)
Gingrich is on the march with phony populism. We know better. He's a made man in The Money Party, that bipartisan coalition representing the financial elite.
Sunday, January 22, 2012 Behold a pale horse ... Mitt's fatal flaw (1 comments)
The phony populism of New Gingrich paid off. He took half of the anti-Wall Street vote in South Carolina. That was his margin of victory. And it was paid for by the financial elite he attacked to bring down Romney, thanks to Citizens United.
Saturday, January 21, 2012 Just Short of Treason in Georgia and Kansas (17 comments)
The First Amendment is ignored when reactionary mayors want to stop the free speech and assemblies of Occupy Wall Street. However, free speech is expanded beyond the limits of the law when religious extremists in Atlanta and Kansas call for the assassination of the president.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 Why are Democrats Attacking Ron Paul? (25 comments)
Ron Paul took 44% of the independents in Iowa. He led among low income voters and had 39% support from those who said they were "moderate to liberal." Is this a wake up call for Democrats? If an alarm goes of are they capable of hearing it?
Thursday, December 15, 2011 Oops! We're Doomed (22 comments)
Time is running out to fix global warming according to newly announced research and emerging dangers on the Russian Arctic shelf. What are our rulers doing? Everything they can to make things worse. Oops, we're doomed!
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Is Iran Preparing to Strike Back (19 comments)
Is Iran being goaded into an attack in response to covert attacks? If Iran responds and the "usual suspect" get their war on, was that the goal all along?
Monday, November 14, 2011 This Beat Down is for Your Health - the Money Party Must Stop Occupy Movements (12 comments)
The financial fascists are uneasy. They have to shut down the Occupy Wall Street movement. They're starting in Portland with excuses for police attacks like "public health and safety." It won't work but they'll try. Watch for an escalation of attacks on citizens and their lawful right to assemble.
Friday, November 11, 2011 The Pennsylvania Sexual Assault Scandal, the Second Mile Foundation, and Penn State (6 comments)
This is a sexual assault scandal. It's not about football or any coach. It's about a criminal assailant who used his position and powerful organizations to commit sexual battery and deviant acts on at-risk youth. It's not going to be over soon so lets start calling it what it is - a scandal about people getting away with crimes and criminal neglect.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Abandoned Youth - No More Future (7 comments)
The Money Party and its political minions have created a system that can't produce job growth. There has been none since 2000. The hardest hit sector of the economy are the nation's youth, those 16 to 24 years old. Their unemployment rate is near 20% and there is no future in sight.
Thursday, November 3, 2011 War Crimes In Libya - The Smoking Guns (11 comments)
By waging war instead of protecting civilians, all parties to the NATO effort engaged in an elaborate ongoing war crime against the very civilians that they were supposed to protect.
Sunday, October 23, 2011 Humiliation And Death As A Tool Of National Policy (3 comments)
For decades, the strength and humanity of the nation has been siphoned off to support these overseas adventures concocted by presidents of limited vision and intellect, bereft of any fundamental notion of the value of human life, and unable to think beyond the next election or even the next meeting with a supporter from the defense-national security state industry.
Sunday, October 16, 2011 Quds Force II - The Storyline Repeats Itself (5 comments)
The Obama White House has hauled out an oldie but goodie from the Bush administration - the Iranian faction called the Quds Force as arch villain. The intent is the same too. Blame Iran at a time when the administration needs to "look tough." Looking touch is very expensive in lives and lives and money. We don't have time for anymore nonsense. The stakes are too high.
Monday, October 3, 2011 Why the New Security Zone along the Canadian Border? (19 comments)
Why are we seriously beefing up security all along the Canadian border? Has Canada suddenly become a hotbed of virulent anti-American activity? Are the Mounties and other law enforcement agencies in Canada turning a blind eye to known threats? Are we expected to believe that the nation that turned down a featured role in the coalition of the willing has suddenly become lax on enforcing international law?
Friday, September 16, 2011 Super Congress in Session - More of the Cruel Charade (4 comments)
The cruel charade starts - the Super Congress debt reduction effort. The deck is staked with those who created the problems in the first place by supporting endless war and corporate bailouts. They will ignore the obvious solutions to assure that their true constituents, Wall Street and the big banks, do as well as ever.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Libyan Rebel Army Led by Rehabilitated al Qaeda Linked Terrorists (21 comments)
The government says al Qaeda is just about wiped out. But now we find out that the leadership of the Libyan revolution is filled with al Qaeda sympathizers. Strange, not really. Just say the magic word - oil - and it all makes sense.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Hacking Our Elections With Big Money And Power (4 comments)
The first for of election fraud is the domination of the process by big money. If you've got enough, you can sit at the table. If you've got enough and the right big money donors, you're in office in no time.
Friday, August 19, 2011 Murdoch in Free Fall - Credibility Gone Billions to Follow (29 comments)
Rupert and James Murdoch conjured up a fictional report that serves as the fig leaf used to cover the naughty secret of News Corporation --- they never investigated phone hacking in general and they never tried to clean house. Their contempt of Parliament ay cost News Corporation 33% of its gross revenue
Friday, August 5, 2011 Who in the World would trust Standard and Poor's? (24 comments)
Why believe Standard and Poors? They helped cause the housing crisis and 2008. In addition S&P was indicted by the state of Connecticut for fraud. Who are these people?
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Debt Deal Delusions: Debt to Gross Domestic Product Ratio (11 comments)
There are so many debt deal delusions, it is hard to figure out where to start. How about that firmly held belief about the debt-to-gross domestic product ration. Turns out it is a real loser, fiction, all the wrong stuff.
Sunday, July 31, 2011 The War on You (44 comments)
The message is clear. They're coming to take everything - Social Security, Medicare, good jobs, etc. It's a war on you, the people.