Wednesday, July 24, 2013 US Executive Branch; World's Most Evil and Lawless Institution; Part 2 (2 comments)
We speak of "institutional evil" here because the greatest evils of our time are conducted by often personally decent, even idealistic, men and women. It is not necessary to be hate-filled or personally violent for an American to commit evil today. One need only be part of, or support the police, intelligence and military activities of the U.S. Executive Branch. Series: America's Executive Branch
Monday, July 22, 2013 Executive Lawlessness: Might Makes Right; Executive: Branch Part 3 (1 comments)
the truth is that we live in a world, and an America, in which the rule of law does not prevail and might makes right. Our leaders endlessly inform us that America is a "nation of laws not men," even though they only escape punishment for their massive violations of basic human decency and the law, as McNamara suggested, because they are too powerful to be punished. Series: America's Executive Branch
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 The new face of evil: why Henry Kissinger is still relevant today
Henry Kissinger's quote recently released by Wikileaks,"the illegal we do immediately; the unconstitutional takes a little longer", likely brought a smile to his legions of elite media, government, corporate and high society admirers. It is unlikely, however, that the descendants of his more than 6 million victims in Indochina, and Americans of conscience appalled by his murder of non-Americans, will share in the amusement.