Hostile US/Israeli rhetoric is longstanding. Obama and Netanyahu consider Iran an existential threat. Claiming it turns truth on its head.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Hagel in Israel
On April 20, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel began a weeklong Middle East trip.
Monday, April 22, 2013(1 comments)
America's War on Islam 2.0
Waging war at home or abroad requires enemies. America creates them when none exist. Imperial strategy demands them.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Venezuela's Maduro Inaugurated
Latin American and other heads of state attended Maduro's inaugural ceremony. Earlier he accused opposition forces of triggering post-election violence.
Sunday, April 21, 2013(9 comments)
Anatomy of a False Flag
False flags are an American tradition. They go way back. Key is whether the Boston bombings are the latest. More on that below.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
The Bloom Is Off Gold
It is for now. Don't bet against it longer term. Value eventually wins out. Gold's secular bull market continues. Experts believe it has a long way to go.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Palestinian Prisoners Day
On April 17, Palestinians commemorate Prisoners Day. They do so annually. They've done it since 1979. It marks Mahmoud Hijazi's release. Israel freed him in its first ever prisoner swap.
On April 14, Venezuelans elected Nicolas Maduro president. He won fair and square. It's official. A nationally televised Monday ceremony announced it.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013(1 comments)
Anti-Zionism Not Anti-Semitism
Ronnie Fraser heads The Academic Friends of Israel (AFI). According to its mission statement, it was established to "fight the academic boycott of Israel and all other forms of anti-Semitism in the UK and the International academic and scientific arenas."
Greater Grand Theft Cyprus
Hit 'em again harder is policy. Cyprus is Exhibit A. It's pound of flesh demanded got greater. " Could it possibly get any worse ," headlined Cyprus Mail?"
Saturday, April 13, 2013(1 comments)
America's the world's leading human rights abuser. State terror is official policy. So is waging war on humanity.
Friday, April 12, 2013(1 comments)
Attacking Venezuela's Democratic Process
Jimmy Carter calls Venezuelan elections the world's best. He does so for good reason. They shame America's sham process. Duopoly power controls things. People have no say.
Friday, April 12, 2013(2 comments)
Obama's Neoliberal Budget
Main Street America's in protracted Depression. Conditions go from bad to worse. More than ever, vital stimulus is needed. Lots of it.
Obama's War on Social America
Obama, Republicans and most democrats are in lockstep. They claim Medicare and Social Security are going broke. They lie saying so. When properly administered, both programs are sound. Modest adjustments only are needed to assure it.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013(2 comments)
Thatcherism represents Chicago School fundamentalism writ large. She's gone. She won't be missed.
Exploiting Holocaust Remembrance Day
Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day is commemorated annually. It runs from sundown April 7 to sunset April 8. This year's theme is "Defiance and Rebellion during the Holocaust: 70 years Since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising."
Tuesday, April 9, 2013(19 comments)
Secret FDIC Plan to Loot Bank Accounts
It shouldn't surprise. It's already policy. Market analyst Graham Summers explained. Depositor theft is coming. Europe is banker occupied territory. So is America.
Monday, April 8, 2013
More Peace Process Hypocrisy
On April 6, John Kerry began a multi-nation tour. He'll travel to Europe and East Asia. His first stop is Turkey. He'll meet with Netanyahu and Abbas. He wants peace talks restarted.
Iranian Nuclear Talks
On April 5, so-called P5+1 talks began. They picked up where previous ones left off. Countries involved include America, Britain, China, Russia, France and Germany. Almaty, Kazahhstan played host. It did so for the second time.
BOJ Increases QE
On April 4, the Financial Times headlined "Bank of Japan follows the Fed, on steroids." Pedal-to-the-metal reflects new governor Haruhiko Kuroda's policy.
Saturday, April 6, 2013(1 comments)
Permanent War: Longstanding US Policy
Wars define America. They reflect longstanding policy. They're permanent. They've been waged every year in the nation's history. They target enemies at home and abroad. When none exist, they're invented.
Saturday, April 6, 2013(6 comments)
Another Dismal Jobs Report
Putting lipstick on this pig doesn't wash. One analyst said March data was miserable from every angle. Economist David Rosenberg called it "one soft US jobs report." It "quash(ed) the consensus view of economic re-acceleration."
Playing the North Korea Card
For decades, North Korea's wanted normalized relations with Washington. It's been repeatedly rebuffed. Promises made were broken. America needs enemies.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Israeli Murder by Neglect
Israel operates one of the world's most unconscionable gulags. Thousands of Palestinian political prisoners fill it.
Thursday, April 4, 2013(3 comments)
Public Banking: What Better Time Than Now
Money power in private hands games the system. It does so destructively. Controlling money, credit and debt for private enrichment assures speculation, booms, busts, inflation, deflation, instability, crisis, recessions and depressions.
Tariq Aziz: Victim of US Imperialism
He's ill, isolated and fading. His life hangs in the balance. Washington likely wants him dead. He blames America, Israel and Britain. They bear responsibility for destroying Iraq. More on him below.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013(6 comments)
Monsanto Protection Act
Agribusiness giant Monsanto's the world's leading GMO seed producer. They're hazardous to human health. They should be banned. They proliferate.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013(1 comments)
Scandal Hits Cyprus
Grand theft is official Cypriot policy. Bank account haircuts are authorized. Those above 100,000 euros are targeted.
America's War on North Korea
On July 27, 1953, the Korean War ended. An uneasy armistice persists. The heavily fortified 2.5 mile Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separates North and South. Occasional incidents occur.
Depositor Haircuts Spreading
A previous article called them the new normal. Bad ideas spread fast. Canada endorses Cypriot harshness. Its "Jobs Growth and Long-Term Prosperity: Economic Action Plan 2013" says so.
Saturday, March 30, 2013(1 comments)
Depositor Haircuts: The New Norman
Grand theft reflects official policy. Money is made the old-fashioned way. It's stolen. Nothing's done to stop it. Corrupt politicians and regulators permit it. They do so for benefits they derive.
Saturday, March 30, 2013(4 comments)
Regime Change Begins at Home
Charles Derber's book by that title says it's the only way to free America from corporate rule. It transformed America from "we the people" to what CEOs say goes.
Friday, March 29, 2013(2 comments)
NYT Editors Ignore GMO Health Dangers
It doesn't surprise. Times policy is irresponsible. It's unprincipled. It's reprehensible. It's longstanding. It supports wealth, power and privilege.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Cyprus Postmortems: Part II
On March 28, Cyrus Mail said banks opened for the first time in almost two weeks. They did so at midday local time. Cypriots face draconian restrictions. How they'll react remains to be seen.