"11/9 and the Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees" is Philip Kraske's just-published novel. It can be found at his website: www.philipkraske.com
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SHARE Friday, July 3, 2020
Putin Paid Bounties to Have Governors Misinformed about Covid-19 The real story is this: that snake-in-the-grass Vlad Putin paid for bounties on new U.S. infections, and as the stats show, his underlings really did the job.
SHARE Sunday, June 14, 2020
Police Taking a Knee: a Great Moment in American History The pundits who decry police kneeling as a sign of the decline of America, the white race, European culture, and masculinity have it all wrong. It was a great moment in American history: the agreement between police and communities that things have gone wrong.
SHARE Friday, May 1, 2020
Know the New Normal is Now the Normal New? It would be great to return to "normalcy," but the new normal is turning into the normal new, a societal house of mirrors.
SHARE Saturday, April 11, 2020
Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory: The Total Skinny Was it the CIA? The Chinese? The big corporations? Turns out, it was all of them working together, everyone taking their little piece of the pie.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, March 16, 2020
Coronavirus: The Pain in Spain is Raining on the Brain Don't believe what they're telling you about Spain. Here it's total chaos: people running in the streets, robbing toilet paper, lynching politicians and looting banks.
SHARE Thursday, March 5, 2020
High Noon in the Democratic Party The showdown at last between the pragmatists and Bernie.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, February 24, 2020
What if Bernie Wins it All? With the media and pundits and party all against him, what does it mean if this unelectable, too old, no-socialist-can-beat-Trump candidate ends up winning the presidency?
SHARE Friday, February 14, 2020
Which Crisis is Going to Get us First? Crises are coming in droves, and it's only a question of time before one lands on our doorstep.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Palestine: The Deal of the Penury The new capital of Palestine, according to the Trump plan? Ten ghettos in search of a city.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Why is the News from China and Russia Always Bad? According to CNN, Fox, the Times, the BBC -- all of them -- the news from China and Russia is always bad. How can people live in places where the news is so consistently bad? Poor folks!
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 16, 2020
Is the Next President Too Important for Iowans to Vote on? Are other countries more qualified to vote for the next American president? They certainly wouldn't have voted in Trump.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 5, 2020
Iraq: The Conservatives Love It! Isn't that the story of our foreign policy? Again and again we try to win other people their freedom, and they don't appreciate it. At. All.
SHARE Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Brexit: Ruling the Waves Once Again The British won't know for ten years what a dumb move they've made. But they'll find out when they sit down to talk (pray for, beg?) trade deals with trading blocks several times bigger than they are.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 12, 2019
The Big Peach Will Go Splat The big peach rolling through Congress is soft and hollow, and is going to go splat.
SHARE Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Am I a White Male? Let Me Check" I hear that tiimes are hard for white males, but fortunately I'm a member of the right-handed six-footer club, so that "white male" stuff doesn't really apply to me. Kind of a relief.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Should Cell Phones Be Banned? If there's anything in human history that demonstrates the principle of "two steps forward and one back," it's cell phones.
SHARE Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Politics, Banks, Assange: Creating Your Own Reality Cures What Ails You I used to be skeptical of people who "create their own reality," but lately I've come to see that it has some real advantages, especially when plain old raw reality has you down.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, November 1, 2019
Max Blumenthal in Jail: They Haven't Done Him a Chelsea - Yet Us guys were sitting around after a hard day in Langley, wondering what to do about Max Blumenthal: a Julian, a Snowden or a Chelsea. You decide.
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 24, 2019
I Was a Russian Asset and All I Got Was This Lousy T-shirt Now that Tulsi and Doc. Stein have been outed as Russian assets, I may as well come out of the borscht myself. But it wasn't all it's cracked up to be.
SHARE Thursday, October 17, 2019
Trump Illegalities: The CIA Guys Didn't Catch Half Those CIA guys left the field of battle to early, figuring that Ukrainegate would be enough to shuffle Don off to Buffalo. Here's the rest of the story that I witnessed.