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Dave Lindorff is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper www.thiscantbehappening.net. He is a columnist for Counterpunch, is author of several recent books ("This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the Disintegration of American Democracy" and "Killing Time: An Investigation into the Death Penalty Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal"). His latest book, coauthored with Barbara Olshanshky, is "The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office (St. Martin's Press, May 2006).

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Justice Antonin takes his leave of the Supreme Court Sunday, February 14, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Supreme Court Junket King Scalia Dies While Vacationing with Wealthy Patrons at Private West Texas Getaway Supreme Court Justice died as he lived -- sponging off the largesse of wealthy backers seeking favors from the High Court -- passing away in his sleep at a posh Texas hunting resort where he was part of a private party junket of 40, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.

Activist Alfredo Lopez discusses Sanders and how the left should respond to campaign Friday, February 12, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Conversation with activist Alfredo Lopez: The Left Needs to 'Own' Bernie Sanders to Ensure He Keeps Campaign Promises ThisCantBeHappening news collective journalist/activists Dave Lindorff and Alfredo Lopez discuss Bernie Sanders' stunning wins in New Hampshire and (yes!) Iowa, and talk about how the left should respond to this historic campaign.

Mike Bloomberg and his NYPD thugs attacking Occupy protesters Sunday, January 24, 2016 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A candidate of by and for the 0.01%: Former NY Mayor Bloomberg, Fearing a Trump/Sanders Race, Eyes Presidential Race Former NY Mayor Bloomberg, 8th richest billionaire in the US, is thinking of running for president if the choice is Trump or Sanders. Here are five pros and cons of having a candidate from the 0.01% running for president of the USA from TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Clinton, losing ground, takes a page from Joe McCarthy Thursday, January 21, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Clinton now red-baiting Sanders: Desperation in Hillary Camp as Bernie Gains in Iowa and New Hampshire As her poll numbers fall in New Hampshire, Iowa and nationally, Hillary Clinton is getting more anxious, and less principled, first lying about Sanders, and now red-baiting him shamelessly...and apparently unsuccessfully, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff

Sanders blast Clinton for lying about his Medicare expansion plan Monday, January 18, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Rethinking Bernie Sanders: Attacking Wall Street & the Corrupt US Political System Makes Sanders a Genuine Revolutionary A radical socialist argues that Sanders should be supported despite his support for US imperial actions because his plan to break up the banks and eliminating corporate money from politics, combined with the need for funds to enact his signature goals of Social Security and Medicare expansion and free public college will require cutting military spending.

An independent mass movement on SS and Medicare is needed now Friday, January 15, 2016 (24 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sanders campaign a historic opportunity: Time for a People's Movement for Real Social Security and Medicare for All The increasingly powerful Sanders presidential campaign presents a unique opening for us to organize an independent mass people's movement for better Social Security benefits and expansion and improvement of Medicare to cover all Americans and all health needs, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.

When rates go up, the economy slows and vice versa Friday, January 8, 2016 (16 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Yellen has to raise rates: What's Behind the Fed's Decision to Raise Interest Rates in a Struggling Economy? Fed Chair Yellen made a seemingly absurd decision to push up interest rates at a time the economy is still stagnant, unless you realize she had to, because she knows a new bad recession's on the way, and she needs to be able to lower rates then, but couldn't if they're already stuck at 0%.

Part of Pa's Dept. of Corrections secret Hep-C protocol Tuesday, January 5, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Dying for a tattoo?: Pennsylvania's Barbaric Protocol for Non-Treatment of Prisoners with Hep-C

Mumia attorney Bret Grote Saturday, January 2, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
PA Prison System Admits Secret 'Protocol' Denies Hep-C Treatment to All but Prisoners Near Death A federal court action brought by Mumia Abu-Jamal seeking an injunction forcing PA's prison system to give him medication to treat his active Hep-C infection has uncovered records showing the state is denying care to over 6000 inmates with active Hep-C infections.

Jess Guh(l), Dave Lindorff and Mumia Wednesday, December 30, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Dr. Jess Guh on Hep-C Epidemic in Nation's Prison and PA's Refusal to Treat Mumia Abu-Jamal

Author's rhododendrons booming in Dec., and Arctic sea ice melt Monday, December 28, 2015 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What winter?: No Denying It, Climate Change Is Happening Now It's no longer possible to hide the reality of climate change. Flowers blooming in late December, a northeast winter without snow through New Year's Day, and another warmest year on record. Echoing Kurt Vonnegut, TCBH! journalist says: Hi-ho!

Mumia pic shows skin rash caused by Hep-C infection Saturday, December 19, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Judge rejects state's arguments to toss case: Mumia Gets Fed Court Hearing Seeking Order to Treat His Hep-C Infection Federal judge knocks down PA Dept. of Corrections effort to block injunction hearing by Mumia Abu-Jamal to force state to treat his raging Hep-C infection in hearing to continue next week,

Corporations say they run green offices, while spewing carbon to make their profits Thursday, December 10, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
US Journalists Duck the Big Climate Question: Can Capitalism and Mankind Both Survive? Mainstream US Journalists are failing to truly report on the looming climate crisis, because they will not, or cannot, raise the issue of the role of global capitalism and freemarket ideology in preventing any real action to reduce greenhouse gasses, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Terrorist (l), killed up to 14, Not terrorist (r), killed 26 incl. 20 kids Sunday, December 6, 2015 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Terror's Nothing New, but Certain Acts Inspire Panic and Threats to Freedom, Others Defense of the 2nd Amendment Terrorist acts and slaughters by nutcases have always been with us but there's a difference in reaction if it's terroror by a Muslim or foreigner than a US white guy. In one case, there are calls to reduce our freedoms, in the other, to defend one freedom--the 2nd amendment, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff

Bach Mai Hospital, 1972, Kunduz Hospital, 2015, US targets destroyed Thursday, November 26, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A half century of US hospital bombings: Gen. John Campbell, Commander in Afghanistan and Serial Liar Gen. John Campbell in his latest of a string of lies about the Kunduz hospital bombing, claims it was a 'targeting error,' and the the US 'doesn't bomb hospitals,' but a 50-year history of US bombings of hospitals give the lie to his excuses, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Russian SU-24 like the one shot down by Turkish F-16s Tuesday, November 24, 2015 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Invisible US hand leading to war?: Turkey's Downing of a Russian Jet at the Turkish/Syrian Border an Act of Madness The US was almost certainly behind, and was clearly notified and approved of a Turkish shoot-down of a Russian jet over the Turkey/Syria border -- an act that will lead to a Russian response, and that could trigger a world war, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

two unofficial leaders in Myanmar & Cuba/two missile threats Friday, November 20, 2015 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Where's the truth, and how can you find it?: US Corporate Media are Basically Propaganda Organs of the US Government Corporate media in the US work as well as state-owned propaganda organizations when it comes to promoting the US government line on foreign news and intelligence matters, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Piled up bodies: WWI, WWII, and the Vietnam War Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
No more veterans!: November 11 or Armistice Day Began as a Time to Contemplate Peace, Not to Celebrate War and Warriors We need to restore Nov. 11 to its rightful and proper name: Armistice Day -- a time to contemplate peace, not to glorify past wars and a mindless patriotism, argues TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Russia's BUK missle leaves a clear trail from launch site to hit Saturday, November 7, 2015 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The proof is in the proofs: US Spy Sats See Everything, Except when the Government Says They Didn't When a Russian passenger plane was shot down over the Sinai, US intel "sources" offer a report from a spy satellite within days saying they spotted a heat signature, indicating an explosion, yet a year an a half after the Malaysian Fl. 17 shootdown, which the US blames on pro-Russia Ukraine rebels, there has been no satellite photo evidence offered, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

With Social Security cut in Budget Deal, where's Sanders? Wednesday, November 4, 2015 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Candidate Bernie Sanders' silence speaks volumes: Budget Deal Fine Print Axes Married Social Security Benefiary Option Now that Obama sold out Social Security to get Republicans to agree to a budget deal, axing a benefit for married couples, where's Bernie Sanders, who supposedly is pledged to defend the program? Not a word from his Senate or his campaign office, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Giant military spy blimp cuts loose and heads for sea ( Wednesday, October 28, 2015 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Domestic surveillance blimp goes AWOL: The Spy That Quit and Ran A spy blimp run by the US military and tethered near NSA headquarters just outside Washington, DC broke its moorings and drifted across Pennsylvania, causing NORAD jets to scramble just like they ... didn't on 9-11, and giving us all a laugh at at this glitch in the nation's massive domestic spying program, writes ThisCantBeHappening's Dave Lindorff

Musician Corey Jones and his killer, undercover cop  Nauman Raja ( Friday, October 23, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Police murders waiting to happen: The Casual and Dangerous Overuse of Undercover Cops in America Musician Corey Jones died because of a the overused police practice of having undercover cops trolling for violators. It's a deadly police-state tactic that has to be halted, writes ThisCantBeHappening! journalist Dave Lindorff

The AC-130 gunship is a machine designed for mass killing ( Monday, October 12, 2015 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Kunduz hospital attack was no mistake: US Dispatched a Murderous AC-130 Airborne Gunship to Attack a Hospital The use of an AC-130 gunship and anti-personnel fragmentation shells makes any claim that the hour-long assault on the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz was a 'mistake' incredible, writes TCBH! Dave Lindorff. The AC-130 is a killing machine, pure and simple.

Kunduz hospital destroyed by deliberate American attack that killed 22 ( Thursday, October 8, 2015 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
'We're sorry': America's Latest War Crime is the Murderous Destruction of a Hospital in Afghanistan After bombing and destroying a Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, the US tried to claim it was an accident, that it was the Afghan military's fault, and that it was collateral damage from a different target. All the excuses were lies. The hospital was targeted in a horrific war crime, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Watch a thug NYPD cop tackle Blake instead of identifying himself as a cop ( Saturday, September 12, 2015 (21 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
US Apartheid law enforcement: Standing While Black in New York Can Get You Attacked by NYPD Thugs NY's Police Chief Bratton can't just apologize for the violent false arrest of tennis great James Blake. He has to admit his department has an apartheid approach to enforcement -- one way to question and arrest people of color, and another for white people, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

President speaks in AK as Shell sends drill rig to arctic with WH blessing ( Wednesday, September 2, 2015 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Worst president ever?: History Should and Probably Will Judge President Obama Harshly President Obama hasn't just been a disappointment or a failure as president. He has been criminal, and will go down in history as probably the worst president in US history, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

NY's 'Finest' bust up a legal protest during Occupy Wall Street ( Saturday, August 29, 2015 (15 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
We need peace officers, not pinkertons: What's Wrong with Police in America America has too many cops, too many of them are the wrong kind of people for the job, and they are far too heavily armed. We need "peace officers" not "law enforcers," writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.

Is the stock market dead or just comatose? ( Wednesday, August 26, 2015 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Wall Street reporting is a joke: The Stock Market is Getting Harder to Rig Don't trust the corporate media on the stock market or the US economy. They are telling you the same thing the Chinese media is telling China's people: the economy is sound so the market can't crash, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Journalist Katie Couric and Wall Street tycoon Peter Peterson, two Social Security hit-men ( Sunday, August 16, 2015 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Now I get it!": Katie Couric's Hit Job on Social Security Journalist Katie Couric aired a hit job on Social Security posing as objective reporting, trottting out all the tired attacks and scare stories about the system, and ignoring the easy fixes to a 2033 shortfall in funding for boomer retirees, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Other P5+1 negotiators could drop sanctions if US backtracks on deal ( Saturday, August 8, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Make deal not war!: Obama's, and DC's, Absurd Choice of a Nuclear Deal or War on Iran President Obama is playing a foolish and dangerous game by making the ridiculous claim that Congress and the American people have two choices: approve the Iran nuclear agreement, or go to war with Iran. Such nonsense could be self-fulfilling, though, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Puerto Ricans are trapped in a colony where all decisions are made in DC and on Wall Street ( Wednesday, August 5, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
PR's the new Greece, banksters are the same: Washington and Wall Street to Puerto Ricans: Drop Dead! Puerto Rico's debt crisis is worse than Greece's. At least Greece can quit the Eurozone. Puerto Rico, a colony of the US for over a century, cannot leave even if every Puerto Rican voted for independence, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Is the Chattanoogaa Marine office a terror site or a battle site? Saturday, July 18, 2015 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
It's not terrorism if it's retaliation: Chattanooga Shooting, If Linked to ISIS, is a Legitimate Act of War Tossing a 'terrorist' label on every shooting, including those of US military personnel, at home and abroad, instead of recognizing them as acts of war, hides Americans from the reality that America's 'War' on Terror has made the US a battleground -- one which puts all of us in jeopardy, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Could Greek PM Tsipras become the next Mossedegh or Allende! ( Monday, July 6, 2015 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is this taking democracy too far?: The Greek People Have Said 'No!' to Austerity and Economic Blackmail Far from being naive or inept, Greek's Syriza leaders have boldly gone where few Western "democracies" have dared to tread: they have given the Greek people the power to determine their own fate on the most important issue of the century--whether to submit to the power of global banks and bankers or to stand on their own feet, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Religious bigotry needs to be expelled from government policy and law ( Friday, June 26, 2015 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Common sense and decency win: 5 Cheers and 4 Raspberries for SCOTUS as it Bars States from Banning Gay Marriage A narrow majority of Justices on the Supreme Court have struck a blow for decency and against fundamentalist intrusion into politics and justice, but there is much more work to be done, argues TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, to remove the pernicious influence of religious zealots from law and politics.

Hordes of terrorists, trained in Canada, trying to return home to the US to wreak havoc ( Saturday, June 20, 2015 (28 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What were you doing on your vacation?: Returning Home to the US is to Enter a Police State To get a feel for how much the US has been turning into a police state, take a little trip up to Canada, check things out there, and then try getting back through the border to the US, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Mumia before and after diabetic crisis, and attorney Bret Grote ( Monday, June 15, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Mumia Attorneys Sue Pennsylvania over Prisoner Medical Abuse Attorneys from the Abolitionist Law Center have sued in a federal court in Pennsylvania to demand that state prison authorities permit inmates in hospital to see lawyers and family and provide access to their medical records, after their client, Mumia Abu-Jamal, suffering a diabetic crisis caused by prison medical neglect, was held incommunicado in hospital.

The Patriot Act--no security, but a lot of lost liberties ( Tuesday, June 2, 2015 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Here come the terrorists!: Help! The USA PATRIOT ACT has expired! Obama and the Congressional fear-mongers are saying that with parts of the USA PATRIOT Act lapsed, the terrorists will have a field day. If you believe that, TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff has a bridge in NYC he'd like to sell you.

Once a vast expanse of glaring white in summer, Greenland is now Grayland in summer ) Wednesday, May 20, 2015 (15 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Finally! Some climate crisis honesty: Forget About a 2C Future; It Will be 4-6 Degrees Centigrade, and Soon The US media and the US public are finally discounting the climate change deniers, recognizing them as paid nay-sayers, and are starting to acknowledge the climate catastrophe ahead, but now we most face the reality that our capitalist system cannot and will not save us, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Two kinds of justice: one for us, one for the big bankers ( Saturday, May 16, 2015 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
US needs the Iceland option: If 'Too-Big-to-Fail'' Means Too-Big-To-Jail' It Should Mean 'Too-Big-to-Be' The US needs to do like Iceland and prosecute and lock up the top executives of the country's biggest banks, who have been brazenly committing one mega-felony after another with impunity since at least 1999, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Omar Khadr at 14, when he was sent to fight in Afghanistan and at 28 Saturday, May 9, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Child Soldier released from jail by Canadian court: US Still Seeks Jail for 'Fighter' Captured at 15 in Afghanistan A Canadian kid nabbed by US forces in Afghanistan in 2002 at age 15, and held at Guantanamo for years against International Law, accused of killing a US soldier in battle, has been released to house arrest in Canada, but still faces US charges that could keep him in jail until 2018, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

US troops flee Vietnam, and now occupy Baltimore ( Thursday, April 30, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
40 years after Vietnam: Celebrating the End of One War, and Witnessing the Start of a New One Here at Home 40 years aftr us troops scurried into a chopper on the roof of the Saigon US Embassy, ending the US war against Vietnam, US troops are in Baltimore imposing martial law, and militarized cops are occupying cities across the US, as the war has come home, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

John Grant, Vietnam War images, and PRN.fm host Dave Lindorff ( Saturday, April 25, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Veterans are Keeping the Pentagon Honest about the Vietnam War 40 years after the US defeat and the liberation of Vietnam from a century of colonial and imperialist subjugation, the Pentagon's mounted a costly propaganda campaign to claim the US didn't lose and fought a "noble" war. Hear veteran John Grant tell Dave Lindorff, host of PRN.fm's "This Can't Be Happening!" program, how Vets for Peace is trying to keep Washington honest.

Inside a Philly cop van used to give suspects a sometimes deadly 'nickel ride' ( Thursday, April 23, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Did a "nickel ride" kill Freddie Gray?: Philadelphians Know All About Police Murder by Van Ride When Philly cops bring someone in using a van and the suspect is gravely injured (or dead) at the end of the ride, as happened to Freddie Gray in Baltimore, people in Philadelphia know what happened: he got a "nickel ride." And we know what happened in Baltimore, whatever the cops call it there, and it's murder, whatever the local jargon may be for a thuggish practice, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Gov. Christy, would-be thief, and capitalist thieves stealing Social Security ( Thursday, April 16, 2015 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Raise corporate FICA taxes : Time to Recover Productivity Gains Our Bosses Have Expropriated For decades, employers have pocketed almost all the productivity gains of American workers. It's time go get some of that stolen money back by raising the bosses' FICA payroll tax share, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who says that will not just save Social Security, it will allow us to boost benefits.

Dug up bombis, Lao girl with bombs, and US bomb crates in Laos rice paddies ( Tuesday, April 7, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Times covers up Washington's monstrous evil: Hiding America's War Crimes in Laos, While Reporting on the Grim Results The NY Times reports on a Lao-American woman's campaign to clean up unexploded anti-personnel bomblets from the US air war on Laos, but won't call that air war the war crime that it was and remains, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Our Nobel Laureate President, Barack Obama ( Monday, April 6, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Credit only where it's due: How Can Obama Claim the Alternative to a Nuclear Deal with Iran is War? Obama gets some small credit for cutting a deal with Iran to limit uranium refining, but he undercuts any kudos by also threatening Iran with war if it doesn't agree -- a major war crime on his part -- and by continuing sanctions, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Mahoney Prison, Mumia's place of incarceration, and two of his legal team ( Wednesday, April 1, 2015 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Execution by medical neglect?: Pennsylvania's Prison System is Torturing Mumia Abu-Jamal and his Family Too Is Pennsylvania's 'Justice' system, which failed in its effort to execute Mumia Abu-Jamal, trying to kill him anyhow by medical neglect? His family and supporters think so, and they may be right, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

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A world gone mad: Fear of Terrorism is Making Us Crazy, Especially in the US Fear of terrorism, not terrorism, is making us crazy, from acception wholesale spying, loss of the Bill of Rights, and having to take our shoes of to get on a plane, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. The costs grossly exceed any benefits.

Yemen base where US special forces were, and fatal drone wedding strike ( Monday, March 23, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Making enemies by droning on and on: It's Guilt that has US Military and Embassy Staff Fleeing Yemen Like Scared Rats You won't hear it in the US corporate media, but it's clear the chaos in Yemen that has driven US special forces troops and Embassy staff out like fleeing rats is a result of Obama's drone war, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.

Boomers have the power to remake Social Security  Medicare ( Friday, March 20, 2015 (36 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Takin' it to the streets (and voting booth)!: Demanding Medicare for All and Social Security Benefits We Can Live On Ignore the right-wing doomsayers. Social Security can be doubled, and Medicare can expand to cover everyone! All we need is a mass movement of the Boomer generation and our offspring, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Guess: Vevezuela or the US? ( Tuesday, March 10, 2015 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Looking for enemies: Venezuela, the Latest 'National Security Threat' Where does Obama get off labeling Venezula a 'national security threat'? asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Has Venezuela been subverting or threatening to attack the US? No! But has the US been subverting Venezuela? You bet!

Two images, two legislatures, one ugly reality ( Friday, March 6, 2015 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Reichstag or 'Planet of the Apes'?: Hooting American Yahoos on the Benches and Racist Israeli Demagogue on the Podium Netanyahu's speach to a hooting bunch of Congressional yahoos recalls a certain fascist leader's speech to the Reichstag or the Ape Congress in Boulle's short story, write's TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Social Security is under attack by Republicans and Democrats ( Thursday, February 26, 2015 (9 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Republicans and Many Democrats are on the attack: If We're Going to Defend Social Security We Need to Understand It Republicans and some treacherous Democrats are attacking Social Security again, this time in a last-gasp effort to wreck the New Deal Program, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who notes that even its defenders and users don't really understand it -- but must.

Commander in Chief Obama and presidential dictator advocate John Yoo ( Wednesday, February 18, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
No more AUMFs! No more 'unitary executives'!: We're Already Losing Our Democracy and All Our Freedoms to the 2001 AUMF Before even considering Obama's flawed AUMF, it's critical to cancel the even worse 2001 AUMF, which is the basis for Bush's and Obama's gutting of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

TPP, taking apart US democracy one law at a time ( Sunday, February 15, 2015 (19 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
This is what corporatocracy looks like!: Trading US Democracy for Corporate Profits with TPP For a perfect illustration of both how and why America's democracy is on life-support and nearing extinction, just look at the Tans-Pacific Partnership treaty making its way to Congress, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Labor backers cheer passage of paid sick-leave law in Philly ( Thursday, February 12, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Victory in an eight-year battle: Philadelphia Passes Paid Sick-Leave Law Philadelphia labor activist win passage of paid sick leave, becoming the second largest of 17 cities to pass such a law, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Our Nobel Laureate President, Barack Obama ( Friday, February 6, 2015 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama the war president -- War: Where 69 Cents of Each Tax Dollar Goes Don't think Obama is the most bellicose president in history? Check out his 2016 budget, which if passed would mean 69 cents of every tax dollar goes to warmaking, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff

Cuba Prez Raul Castro,Sen. McCain and scenes from Gitmo ( Friday, January 30, 2015 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sen. McCain is 'low-life scum': And NPR's Not Reporting the News on Cuba Much Differently than the Corporate Media NPR claims to report the news fully, distinguishing it from the corporate media competition, but at least when it comes to reporting on Cuba, there's little difference between 'public' and corporate broadcasts, writes TCBH! journalist, who adds that Sen. McCaine is 'scum'

Alexis Tsipras greets Greek voters after big Syriza win ( Monday, January 26, 2015 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Where's the US 'Syriza'?: Greek Voters Tossed a Grenade into the Banker/Bureaucrat-Run European Establishment Greek voters have elected a radical left party, shattering the European political duopoly backing corporate interests, and paving the way for radical parties in Spain, Italy and elsewhere. But where is the US version of Syriza, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff (hint, it's not Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders).

Why are all these Republicans in Congress clapping for Obama? ( Friday, January 23, 2015 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Phony baloney: Picking Apart Obama's "Progressive" State of the Union Speech Obama's SOTU speech was a joke, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Full of seemingly progressive ideas, none of which will see the light of day with a Republican Congress, they were never put forward while Democrats ran the Hill. Now they are just for show, setting up another illusion for 2016 that Democrats are progressive.

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