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Joe Clifford lives in Rhode Island and has written a regular column for an online newspaper and has contributed many articles to various RI newspapers. His articles deal almost exclusively with American Foreign policy but ventures into other areas on occasion.
(7 comments) SHARE Saturday, January 14, 2017 Not Yet Inaugurated; Already a New War
The struggle between the military industrial complex, the Intelligence Agencies, and corporate media vs. Trump, over the narrative about Russia is the real major story that no one is willing to discuss.
(10 comments) SHARE Saturday, December 10, 2016 The Fake News Controversy is Larger than you Think
"Fake News" is a smokescreen for future censorship and control of alternative media. Because corporate media has no credibility and has lost control of the public, they are attempting to eliminate alternative media under the guise of it being "fake news".
(16 comments) SHARE Friday, August 19, 2016 The One Trillion Dollar War with Absolutely Nothing to Show for it.
The longest war in our history continues without end and has cost over one trillion dollars and is is not even a presidential campaign issue. The Empire just continues endless war all around the world and it is not even an issue. A sad commentary on the state of the US.
(13 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 3, 2016 The Warrior Queen or the Wacko? Who is the Lesser of Two Evils?
You may not know it but you do have a logical alternative to the clown show Presidential race. For those who languish in their choice of Trump vs. Clinton, I suggest Trump might just be the lesser of two evils.
Fortunately I have a rational sane candidate to support.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, July 11, 2016 Did Senator Jack Reed Sell his Morality for $11,000?
Senator Jack Reed's support of cluster bombs illustrates the threat to democracy; the influence of money in politics. Reed does what almost the entire Congress does. It is a corrupt system that can only be ended by taking all money out of campaigns.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 9, 2015 If This is Not "Newsworthy, What Is?"
This article discusses the lack of any media coverage by the major "news" outlets of government bombings of hospitals, and contrasts the non coverage with the over coverage by mainstream media of the mass murders, as in San Bernardino.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Terrorism: Things You Should Know but Might Not
We are getting round the clock coverage of the tragic Paris attacks, and our hearts go out to the families of victims, but there was very little media coverage of the US bombing of a hospital killing doctors, patients,and staff. Why not?
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Another Bombed Hospital, Another day in the Empire.
US bombs another hospital and after 4 or 5 different stories settles on "mistake". It was not a mistake. It has happened too many times to be a mistake. It is what the American Empire does.