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Len Hart is a Houston based film/video producer specializing in shorts and full-length documentaries. He is a former major market and network correspondent; credits include CBS, ABC-TV and UPI. He maintains the progressive blog: The Existentialist Cowboy
How Progressives Can Take Back America
The GOP has fallen victim to their own strategy. Having defined themselves in opposition to Bin Laden, the future of the GOP is in doubt. It was a Democratic regime that beat the GOP at their own game! The question now is will liberals and progressives seize the day?
Thursday, December 25, 2008(7 comments)
The Movement to Try George W. Bush et al for War Crimes
Bush thumbed his nose at US obligations to the Geneva Conventions and the Nuremberg Principles, in fact, US initiatives to outlaw the war crimes of aggressive war and torture. Now there is evidence that Bush subvert these laws in order to perpetrated the crimes they outlawed.
Thursday, December 11, 2008(13 comments)
Has the US Become a 'Failed State' ?
It is hard to remember a time when the US did not pull up the rear on the CIA's own list of 'net debtor nations'. The difference now is the exponential rate at which the national debt is increasing. Has the US crossed the event horizon into an economic black hole from which there is now no pulling back?
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
The Biggest Heist in History
Bush's bailout of cronies has not worked; only banks not needing a 'bailout' have gotten one; the confidence in the economy and stocks have been shattered! Nice work, Bush!
Thursday, October 2, 2008(22 comments)
Bush Proves Karl Marx Right About 'Capitalism'
The religion of the 'free market' became a vehicle by which the Republican party would bestow legitimacy to bigotry, intolerance and authoritarianism. Karl Marx said it wouldn't work and he was right!
Saturday, September 27, 2008
How the Right Wing has Helped the "Leftist" Cause
As Bill Clinton sought the White House, the right wing, the GOP specifically, embarked upon an un-holy crusade to obtain Hilary Clinton's legendary paper about 'leftist' Saul Alinsky. This is but one interesting part of their evil quest.
Thursday, September 25, 2008
McCain Demogogues and Lies About Social Security
The GOP hates Social Security because 1) it is FDRs lasting legacy; 2) it works; 3) there is absolutely NOTHING wrong with Social Security but that a GOP administration will figure out a way to break it and subvert it!
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
When the Sea Walks Over the Land
History repeated in Galveston, TX recently when a Category 4 hurricane struck the island city, testing a famous seawall that was constructed in the wake of the catastrophic storm of 1900. Did the wall work? And why is the the shore between Galveston and New Orleans "Hurricane Alley"?
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
GOP Invents a New Junk Science: 'Galaxy Warming'!
Recently, the NIST came up with yet another theory to 'explain' the perfectly symetrical 'controlled demolition' collapse of WTC towers. Turn up your X-files music. NIST says the towers collapsed due to "unusual magnetic forces"! Occam has surely slit his throat with his own razor! The GOP, meanwhile, invents a new junk science: GALAXY WARMING!
How the GOP Turned the US Into a Hideous Police State
The GOP has helped Bush turn the US into a police state where the rule of law no longer applies. Encouraged by Bush's totalitarian policies, Police force throughout America indulge an epidemic of repression and police brutality.
The Enemy is Us!
Clearly --Bush is a traitor to the US Constitution, an enemy of the people and of Democracy. Even so, responsible citizens must ask to what extent was American complacency and arrogance responsible for Bush's rise to near absolute power and dictatorship.
Sunday, July 27, 2008(2 comments)
Tased Until Dead: The Epidemic of Taser Crazy Cops
Since 'Taser' use has become widespread more than 290 people have been killed, possibly murdered, by taser crazy cops.Taser use has become an outrage, a threat to the rule of law, an overt violation of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, to say nothing of felony violations of US Codes, and state laws against murder.
Wednesday, July 16, 2008(18 comments)
Federal Judge Ruling: George W. Bush is a Felon
It's official is not an indictment of Bush for his criminal acts. A federal judge states Bush's 'warrantless' snooping on you is felonious. Now --who will indict Bush for his crimes so that we can get on with a trial and a future?
Sunday, July 13, 2008(4 comments)
E. L. Doctorow: "I fault this President for not knowing what death is"
The rise and imminent fall of the GOP has sparked interest in the study of 'evil' --an interest that might have been inspired by Dr. Gustav Gilbert's interviews of Nazi war criminals and Hanah Arendt's studies of Adolph Eichmann. Today --the object of such study is George W. Bush.
The Un-American Lies of Antonin Scalia
Justice Scalia spends more time giving TV interviews that considering the 'rule of law'. His decisions are dubious, transparently based upon prejudice --not law. His 'thinking' in Bush v Gore was fallacious and had nothing whatsoever to do with 'law'. Time for Scalia to be retired!
Release 'Detainees''; Charge and Imprison Bush for Capital Crimes
Bush has been given years to make a case against detainees at GITMO, Abu Ghraib, and the little written about gulag archipelego of CIA operated hell holes throughout Eastern Europe. It's time Bush put up or shut up! If Bush cannot make a case, then he should be compelled to release the detainees!
Thursday, June 19, 2008(4 comments)
Why the Bush Government is Illegitimate
Gore Vidal stated recently that it may take 100 years to right the many wrongs done this country by one George W. Bush. Of the many blows Bush dealt America, his broad front assault upon the Constitutional rule of law may prove to be the most harmful and lasting.
Thirty-five well-researched articles of impeachment of George W. Bush were read into the Congressional record by Rep. Dennis Kucinich. They were promptly sent to committee where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hopes they will languish forgotten. Pressure Congress to bring them out for a vote to impeach Bush for high crimes and misdemeanors.
Friday, June 6, 2008
'Genocide by design?' Bush Administration Plans to 'Stay' in Iraq for the Oil
Even before the US attack and invasion, the Bush administration was laying the groundwork for one of his most pernicious lies: that the US is opposed in Iraq by terrorists. It was and remains a lie. The opposition to the US 'occupation' is, in fact, legitimate. It is the right of every people to defend a homeland against an aggressor . The US, under Bush, is a terrorist nation and outlaw.
Bush's Conspiracy to Create an American Police State: Part I, Police States Begin With False Flag Attacks
John Dean makes this chilling point: Nixon, at the height of the Watergate scandal, toyed with the idea of defying the high court, but, in the end thought better of it and resigned. Bush/Cheney, by contrast, won't budge amid declarations that whatever may be alleged against them, they can, themselves "authorize" it and make it legal even after the fact. If this holds, the US is now in a dictatorship --a police state!
Friday, April 25, 2008(1 comments)
Imminent Arrest of Americans for War Crimes?
The Bush administration began working to make legal 'war crimes' long before '911' or the wars of aggression in Afghanistan and Iraq. Legislation sponsored by Tom DeLay would have authorized Bush to attack the Hague should any American find themselves on trial there. Only someone planning to commit war crimes would contemplate such action. It should have been a clue to Bush intentions to wage war for oil.
Bush Lies About 911: A Primer
Only the guilty have a personal stake in covering up crime. Few have the resources of state at their command in order to cover up, say, mass murder. Bush, however, could simply order the cover up of 911.
Monday, March 31, 2008(4 comments)
Evidence That the CIA Murdered RFK
A new BBC documentary chronicles an extensive investigation that reveals evidence that three high level CIA operatives at the scene of the murder of Robert Kennedy.
A Lie Called 911: Why A Federal Grand Jury Must Indict Bush and Cheney
The co-chairs of the 911 Commission have disowned their report. They don't believe it for several reasons to include efforts by Bush to subvert their work. There is an obvious explanation for the administration's efforts to undermine a complete investigation of the crime of 911.
Thursday, March 20, 2008(1 comments)
How the GOP Will Benefit From Impending Economic Collapse
Republicans benefit from the fact that recessions are class conscious, affecting worse those who can least afford them. An era of highly leveraged US economic expansion and empire is about to come crashing down and swept away. Count on the GOP to make out like bandits.
Sunday, March 16, 2008
All the President's Lies
Not only a stolen election, an illegal war, crimes against the people and the Constituiton, but also the lies George Bush told while taking the oath of office put the criminal nature of this administration in persepctive.
Sunday, March 16, 2008(11 comments)
CIA Holocaust Claims Twenty Million Victims
Worse than Hitler's war on the Jews of Europe, a CIA Holocaust has claimed millions of victims worldwide and creates enemies. It's time to abolish the CIA, to 'smash it into a thousand pieces' as JFK had promised and might have done had he lived.
Gulag Nation: Over One in One Hundred Americans Are in Prison
Always eager to call itself "Number One", the US is not honored by its latest dubious achievement. The rate by which the US imprisons its population beats out all of Europe, Russia and former Soviet satellites. Under Bush and the GOP --we have become a nation of corporate/fascist gulags.
Friday, February 29, 2008(12 comments)
Official Conspiracy Theory Called "dogma of political correctness"
Recently released FBI documents reveakubg that alleged 9/11 hijacker Hamza Al-Ghamdi had booked future flights to Riyadh and elsewhere have been called the 'last nail in the coffin' of Bush's 'official conspiracy theory' of 911. But the glaring holes were already obvious.
Monday, February 18, 2008(17 comments)
The Three Irrefutable Facts That Shatter Bush's Official 911 Theory
Self-described skeptic Michael Shermer has fallen for the most outlandish conspiracy theory of them all. The gullible Shermer even denies that it IS a mere theory and has yet to cite a a shred of verifiable evidence in support of it. It's Bush's "official" 911 Commission Report account of a crime, the investigation of which Bush actively obstructed and is still covering up.
How an Iranian 'Oil Bourse' Threatens the American Empire
That oil is essential to modern economies and traded in dollars has maintained a strong dollar until recently. Now --Iran's 'threat' to trade oil in currencies other than the dollar strikes at the heart of Bush's imperial ambitions. Is it Bush's real motive to attack Iran?
Thursday, February 7, 2008(19 comments)
Reagan was no hero but he played one in a movie
A US president who ranks among the nation's worst is consistently thought by one party to be among the nation's best. An entire party is as disconnected with reality as was Ronald Reagan!
A Genius, A Saint, and SCOTUS Agree: Conspiracies Exist!
The same "right wing" that created an atmosphere of fear and loathing around the "world wide communist conspiracy" would now have you believe that the only people who believe in conspiracies are "tin foil hatters"! Tell that to SCOTUS, which has handed down hundreds if not thousands of decisions about --CONSPIRACIES!
Why Obama is Flat Wrong About Ronald Reagan
Barack Obama played politics with the horrible legacy left the US by one of its worst Presidents Ronald Reagan. The Reagan years are a remembered for worse inequities, the wort recession since the '20s and for making terrorism worse.
Bush Promised Israel that He Would Nuke Iran
Bush is determined to provoke a war with Iran despite the fact that only Israel supports it. Bush has gotten no support for a war with Iran among European or Middle Eastern "allies".
Wednesday, January 9, 2008(4 comments)
Bhutto Knew Too Much About Bin Laden, 911, the CIA
Bhutto's assassination by gun men was a pre-emptive strike! She might have exposed the CIA as the World's number one terrorist organization. Pakistan Dictator Pervez Musharraf, Bush's man in Pakistan, blames the victim. In some perverted sense, he may be right.
Another Inconvenient Truth: Bin Laden is Dead
Benazir Bhutto did not misspeak when she said that Osama bin Laden was dead. The implications of a dead Osama are stunning. For one --it means the Bush administration is criminally fraudulent and treasonous.