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Former teacher, born in the US but longtime resident of Germany. Author of "Correspondence with Vincent Salandria," "Looking for the Enemy," "The Transparent Conspiracy," et al. and most recently "Chomsky, Prouty and Me."
(17 comments) SHARE Sunday, June 25, 2017 Deep State or Dream State?
The term "deep state" has its uses, but it is a misnomer. What we actually have is reality, on the one hand, and the illusion of a "public state" -- a dream state, on the other.
(38 comments) SHARE Friday, February 5, 2021 The Virus-Origin Question Redux
The questions being asked about the origin of coronavirus are the same ones that were asked (though less publicized) about the origin of the AIDS virus 30 years ago.
(4 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 1, 2017 Lame Duck's Last Quack
Here's a ditty about a duck who wanted to ruffle some feathers but couldn't get off the ground
(11 comments) SHARE Monday, June 4, 2018 Many Germans Fed Up with US
Although you won't know it from the mass media, many Germans are tired of post-WW2 vassalage to the US and want an independent foreign policy, including better relations with Russia.
(5 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 21, 2018 Staatenlos
A longtime expat explains his decision to renounce US citizenship.
(29 comments) SHARE Friday, April 20, 2018 Sahra Wagenknecht of The Left Speaks to German Parliament
Sahra Wagenknecht of the German party The Left denounces official German acquiescence in the face of the US attack on Syria and calls for a return to Willy Brandt's policy of detente and peaceful relations with Russia.
(26 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 26, 2016 On Journalistic Integrity
Articles by Eric Zuesse and Paul Craig Roberts misrepresent a German document, which nevertheless deserves serious critique. Michael David Morissey is at pains in this article to dot i's and cross t's with respect to an issue that OEN readers are concerned with.
(25 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 1, 2017 "Dump Trump" Cannot Win
Dumping Trump will only get us Mike Pence, which would be worse. Even if Trump is a Trojan horse, I suggest judo in response. That means making him do what he said he would do.
(9 comments) SHARE Friday, October 6, 2017 Tickling the Cat's Whiskers
My suggestion for saving the world by saving the rich and letting them think it was their idea.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Primary and Secondary Spook-Speak
A linguistic forensic analysis of the Intelligence Community Review of the origin of the COVID-19 virus and the New York Times article reporting on it.
(4 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 18, 2016 Snowden Awarded "Glass of Reason"
Edward Snowden is awarded another in a long and growing list of awards for his contribution to the cause of truth and human rights.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Ex German Chancellor Opposes NATO Maneuvers and Sanctions
Former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder joins Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Economics Minister Gabriel in opposing the NATO "saber-rattling" (Steinmeier) in Eastern Europe and the economic sanctions against Russia.
(11 comments) SHARE Saturday, January 16, 2021 Chomsky, Prouty and Me
Chomsky, Prouty and Me is a collection of the letters I wrote to Noam Chomsky and Fletcher Prouty (the real-life "Mr. X" in Oliver Stone's movie JFK), and a few other people, over a period of six years (1989-1995), along with some essays that derive from this correspondence.
(13 comments) SHARE Friday, March 23, 2018 German MSM vs. Gabriel
The outgoing German Foreign Minister makes a few sensible remarks about the Skripal affair only to be ignored or misrepresented by the MSM.
(19 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 26, 2018 Russiaphobia in Germany
Antje Vollmer, the former vice-president of the German Bundestag, warns against a further escalation of the conflict with Russia by the media and by politicians, including those in her own [Green] party.
SHARE Friday, January 22, 2010 If I Met Poppy in a Pizza Parlor
There is a whole universe of facts that still need to be spread, and though Obama and Sunstein seem blissfully unaware of it, the odds are in our favor. We will win the infowar.
SHARE Sunday, June 28, 2009 Shill Heaven
Iranian election lets everybody play. Not only is the Iranian situation good for all sides, it's so good that some commentators cannot resist playing on both sides.