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Dave Lindorff, winner of a 2019 "Izzy" Award for Outstanding Independent Journalism from the Park Center for Independent Media in Ithaca, is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper www.thiscantbehappening.net. He is a columnist for Counterpunch, is author of several recent books ("This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the Disintegration of American Democracy" and "Killing Time: An Investigation into the Death Penalty Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal"). His latest book, coauthored with Barbara Olshanshky, is "The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office (St. Martin's Press, May 2006).

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(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 12, 2009
Israel's Gaza Atrocities Recall America's Atrocities in Vietnam Massive killing of women and children, shooting up of ambulances, use of White Phosphorus bombs--and the denials by Israel's military--it all sounds like the Pentagon in Vietnam. A new book reminds us of what US troops really did there.
A methany hydrate deposit erupts in the sea just north of Norway, From ImagesAttr
(50 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 9, 2017
Looming climate catastrophe?: A Rapidly Warming Arctic Could Loose a Methane Climate Bomb Causing Extinction in 9 Years Human extinction could be just nine years away if rapid arctic warming unleashes a massive methane 'bomb' from the artic seafloor, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Justice Antonin takes his leave of the Supreme Court, From ImagesAttr
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 14, 2016
Supreme Court Junket King Scalia Dies While Vacationing with Wealthy Patrons at Private West Texas Getaway Supreme Court Justice died as he lived -- sponging off the largesse of wealthy backers seeking favors from the High Court -- passing away in his sleep at a posh Texas hunting resort where he was part of a private party junket of 40, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
A campaign or a movement? Sanders in Philadelphia, From ImagesAttr
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 7, 2016
Something's happening here: Clinton's Crumbling, Bernie's Surging and a 'Political Revolution' May Be in the Offing There is something going on. TCHB! journalist Dave Lindorff said he could feel it at Wednesday's huge Sanders rally in Philadelphia -- a sense that a campaign has become an unstoppable movement.
(246 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 1, 2010
The Case for Impeachment of President Barack Obama Like President Bush before him, President Obama in his first year of office has violated the laws of war and has violated the US Constitution. Like President Bush before him, he clearly should be impeached for his high crimes and misdemeanors.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 29, 2009
Barack Obama: Manchurian Candidate Version 2.0 Could Republicans, or Al Qaeda, or perhaps China have created Barack Obama. If not, could they have come up with a cleverer way to wreck the country from within?
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 24, 2009
Free John Walker Lindh, Bush's and Cheney's First Torture Victim! John Walker Lindh was buried away under a 20-year gag order in federal prison by the Bush/Cheney administration to hide evidence that he was the first victim of a new program of torture of detainees. He needs to be freed and to be called to testify about what was done to him by his American captors.
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 22, 2008
What Nobody's Saying: The Bailout Will Kill the Dollar The bailout is not just a ripoff of taxpayers, it is a body blow to the dollar economy, and will quickly make the US a third world country.
Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem, From YouTubeVideos
(22 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 25, 2017
Where's my 1st Amendment?: We're seeing Freedom of Speech on the Gridiron So How About in Every Other Workplace? Pro bal players are not just protesting police abuse of minorities. They are standing up for workplace 1st Amendment rights, which is something no Americans have in our feudal-style corporate economy, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 10, 2009
Censorship American-Style: Hiding the US Dead The government brouhaha over AP's release of the photo of a dying US soldier in Afghanistan isn't really about "sensitivity" to the family. It's about hiding the horrors of a pointless war from the American people.
Child victim of America's
(22 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 5, 2012
Killing Kids is So American Jaime Gonzalez should not have been killed, but at least there is some remorse and regret about his slaying by police. There is none for the many kids like him slaughtered by US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. Killing kids is just so American, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
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(27 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 15, 2008
Muntadar al-Zaidi Did What We Journalists Should Have Done Long Ago It took an Iraqi journalist to shatter the complacent tradition of awed respect that has reduced the White House travelling press corps to mush. Al-Zaidi threw his shoes for all of us.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 5, 2010
1-2-3 What Are We Fighting For? This? Canadian troops charge they were silenced when complaining about routing sodomy of young boys by Afghan troops on their base. So what are American troops being forced to cover up?
Ice at the poles is melting faster than scientists expected (, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 18, 2014
Short-term profits trump survival: Washington and the Oil Industry Know the Truth about Climate Change Oil industry execs know, because their scientists assure them, that climate change is destroying the polar ice cap, but they are still lobbying against any efforts to slow US carbon releases into the atmosphere
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 20, 2010
Philly Rampage Shows Social Media's Potential: Youthful Rage, Instead of Ineffectual, Could be Potent The teenagers who organized a riot in central Philly using Facebook, Myspace and cell phones, are on to something. Now if they could just turn their skills to organizing effective protests, we could all learn from them.
Charles Krauthammer sees US decline in new Xi/Putin pacts (, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Krauthammer is right: The US Empire is in Decline Neocon columnist Charles Krauthammer correctly sees signs of US imperial decline in a new alignment between Russia and China, but fails to see it has been a decline that has long been underway, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(66 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 28, 2009
The Ugly Truth: America's Economy is Not Coming Back Obama is quick to say the economy won't recover quickly. He is not being forthright, though, and saying that it is never coming back to the way it was.
Protesters mass outside convention gate, opposite riot cops inside (photo by Akhil Kalepu), From ImagesAttr
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 27, 2016
750 Sanders Delegates in Convention Walk-Out as Green Party's Jill Stein Joins Anti-Hillary Protests Outside 750 Bernie delegates walked out of the Democratic convention after last night's roll-call vote nominating Clinton. Many joined Bernie or Bust protesters outside the convention, vowing to back Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who showed up and joined the protest, writes TCBH@! journalist Dave Lindorff.
A Sanders-Stein Green dream ticket or just a dream? Activists working to make it happen, From ImagesAttr
(101 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 28, 2016
The push to make Sanders the Green Party candidate: Bernie Sanders' Real 'Political Revolution' Could Happen This Fall Sanders and Green Party activists are working to get Sanders to agree to accept a Green Party presidential nomination in August if Clinton gets the Democratic nomination in a move that could shatter the historic two-party duopoly for good, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
The fuscillade of LAPD bullets hitting this truck show goal was: kill the driver, From ImagesAttr
(25 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 10, 2013
Wanted: Dead, Not Alive: The LAPD is Afraid of What Renegade Cop Chris Dorner has to Say The LAPD has proved that it doesn't want to capture rogue cop Chris Dorner, it wants him killed and silenced, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who has had experienced with the LAPD
A Sanders/Stein Green ticket could win and create a new major party, From ImagesAttr
(78 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 8, 2016
An Open Letter to Sen. Sanders (please make this go viral!): Dear Bernie, An open letter to Sanders says he should not endorse Clinton, but rather accept an offer to run as the Green's presidential candidate -- a move that could allow him to win the White House and to institutionalize his "Political Revolution" by making the Greens into a major national party, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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(37 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 8, 2017
CIA Leak Undermines the Dems' 'Russian Election Hack' Case The latest CIA file release by WikiLeaks undermines the whole case being made by Intel agencies and Democratic Party leaders that Russia was behind the leak of DNC and Podesta emails. Turns out the CIA has Russian hacking software that lets its hackers pose as Russkies, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
The AC-130 gunship is a machine designed for mass killing (, From ImagesAttr
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 12, 2015
Kunduz hospital attack was no mistake: US Dispatched a Murderous AC-130 Airborne Gunship to Attack a Hospital The use of an AC-130 gunship and anti-personnel fragmentation shells makes any claim that the hour-long assault on the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz was a 'mistake' incredible, writes TCBH! Dave Lindorff. The AC-130 is a killing machine, pure and simple.
Could US leaders want global warming to happen?, From ImagesAttr
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Thinking the Unthinkable: What if America's Leaders Actually Want Catastrophic Climate Change? Maybe America's corporate and political leaders actually want global warming, thinking the US could be the "last man standing," speculates TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
As Clinton email scandal grows Nixonian, Sanders must ask hard questions, From ImagesAttr
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 26, 2016
Key issue is secret financial deals: As Clinton's Email Scandal Grows Nixonian, Sanders Must Address It As Hillary Clinton's State Department email scandal grows increasingly Nixonian, with a secrecy obsession and hard drive erasures, Bernie Sanders has to stop being polite and hammer her with demands for answers to why the secrecy, and why the open violation of government FOIA rules, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 12, 2016
NEWS FLASH!: With 5 Million Votes Still Uncounted in the Democratic Primary, Sanders Could Still Win California! A tsunami of 5 million uncounted mailed-in ballots dwarfing the 3.6 counted on election day could reverse California's Democratic primary results, giving the win to Bernie Sanders. Sanders backers should demand that the results be reported as the ballots are counted, not on July 8.
What's Hillary know about voter suppression?, From ImagesAttr
(55 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 24, 2016
Stolen primaries?: Questioning Hillary's Tuesday Arizona Primary Win Amid Widespread Evidence of Voter Suppression Long lines, closed polling stations and massive numbers of missing party registartions, as well as apparently uncounted provisional ballots, point to a corrupted voting system in Arizona, and may have handed Clinton an unearned win in Arizona, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
It's not just $600 toilets and $135 million F-35s that don't fly, From ImagesAttr
(57 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Pentagon Money Pit: Unaccountable Army Spending of $6.5 Trillion and No DOD Audit for the Past Two Decades The Army can't trace $6.5 trillion in FY 2015 spending, and the DOD can't audit any of its budget back for a generation, according to the DOD inspector general. And nobody's angry about it, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
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(35 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 10, 2009
America's Imperial Wars: We Need to See the Sickening Reality Americans still for the most part don't know the horrors being inflicted on some of the poorest people in the world by this mightiest of nations in their name, because our government and media make it hard for us to see it.
TPP, taking apart US democracy one law at a time (, From ImagesAttr
(19 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 15, 2015
This is what corporatocracy looks like!: Trading US Democracy for Corporate Profits with TPP For a perfect illustration of both how and why America's democracy is on life-support and nearing extinction, just look at the Tans-Pacific Partnership treaty making its way to Congress, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Remember this image. It's the symbol of the growing police state, From ImagesAttr
(23 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Police State Tactics: Signs Point to a Coordinated National Program to Try and Unoccupy Wall Street and Other Cities The string of brutal attacks on and evictions of occupation groups in cities across the country is no accident of timing write TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff. The cold, treacherous hand of Washington, and the Obama administration, is clearly evident.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 27, 2008
Third Circuit Court Rejects Abu-Jamal Appeal: The "Mumia Exception" Third Circuit ignores its own precedents to reject appeal of conviction by Mumia Abu-Jamal, upholds overturning of his death penalty. Abu-Jamal vows to "continue the struggle"
Cannons of combines? You decide (, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Washington's seedy propaganda campaign: Satellite Images of Alleged Russian Artillery in Ukraine Come A-Cropper Given Washington's history of lies in the interest of warmaking, it pays to look more closely at satellite images the Obama administration says are Russian heavy artillery in Ukraine, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
These photos don't click with the official story (by, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 24, 2013
What Were Craft Rent-a-Soldiers Doing? Photos Raise Big Questions About Boston Bombing Questions continue to grow about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's role in Boston Marathon bombing, and about what Craft mercenaries were doing there, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who says a compromised FBI should not be investigating this case.
After Police attacked Zucotti Park, 30,000 rallied at Foley Square in NYC, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 18, 2011
National Lawyers Guild Files FOIA Requests Seeking Evidence of Federal Role in Occupy Crackdown The NLG is seeking documents to prove that the federal government has played a role in orchestrating the seemingly coordinated attack by police across the country on the Occupy Movement encampments
Village near Lugansk leveled by Ukrainian bombardment (, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 29, 2014
Get a grip America: Who's the Real Aggressor in Ukraine? (Hint: It's Not Russia) Before we go off launching a new Cold War, or worse, a hot one, accusing Russia of aggression in Ukraine, consider the US history of military action in its own 'backyard' in the Caribbean and Central and South America -- and its role in ousting Ukraine's elected government and ask who's the real aggressor here?
(31 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Who's Calling the Shots Now: The Death of American Empire America's economic policies, and its military policy, will increasingly be determined not in Washington, DC, but in places like Beijing, New Delhi and Brazilia. Get used to it.
Dug up bombis, Lao girl with bombs, and US bomb crates in Laos rice paddies (, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Times covers up Washington's monstrous evil: Hiding America's War Crimes in Laos, While Reporting on the Grim Results The NY Times reports on a Lao-American woman's campaign to clean up unexploded anti-personnel bomblets from the US air war on Laos, but won't call that air war the war crime that it was and remains, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Netanyahu bombed at the N, From ImagesAttr
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 29, 2012
AIPAC De-Fanged? Israel is not Calling the Shots in this US Election Netanyahu has given up on Romney, and if Obama and the Dems win in November, AIPAC will be defanged, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Happy Impeachment Day! 10 Reasons to Impeach The case for impeachment just grew much stronger, with the US Supreme Court's powerful decision in Hamdan v Rumsfeld. In that decision, the justices including conservative Anthony Kennedy, declared the President's bogus claim to have "special powers" as commander in chief in "time of war" to be just that--bogus.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 16, 2012
Obama, Biden are war criminals under UN Charter: Analyst Bush, Cheney, White House counsel (and later Attorney General) Alberto Gonzalez and others were found guilty earlier this month of war crimes and crimes against humanity relating to the executive orders that launched the wars against Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as of authorizing and failing to punish torture and other war crimes by US forces, including the military and the CIA.
Bernie Sanders, From FlickrPhotos
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 22, 2019
Okay Boomers, Wake UP!: Sanders is the person you used to be but forgot about Many of us Baby Boomers have lost our roots and our souls over the years, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, 70. Polls show most of us are rejecting Sanders, a 4-year-pre-Boomer who has kept our values close and is the person we wanted to be as we grew older. It's time we "got back to where we once belonged."
Oakland PD assault on Occupy became the DHS's model for action (, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 3, 2014
Discussing Homeland Security's Labeling of ThisCantBeHappening! as a 'Threat' TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff talks with Project Censored's Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips about Homeland Security's labeling of ThisCantBeHappening! as a 'threat'
Lawrence Textile Strike, 1912 (The bosses have never raised wages without organized worker pressure), From ImagesAttr
(43 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Absent union pressure, the bosses will never raise wages: The Big Lie Underlying the Trump/GOP Tax Bill Underlying the Trump/GOP tax bill is a Big Lie that if given big tax breaks, US companies will pass on some of their savings as higher wages to their workers -- something TCBH ! journalist Dave Lindorff says has never happened in the history of capitalsm.
PHL BusResume54 982911 | CBPO Christopher Cornielle admits a. | Flickr1024 -- 723 - 402k - jpg, From GoogleImages
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 3, 2018
How to make tourists unwelcome and citizens sick: Welcome to Police-State America, Weary Traveler The first thing foreigners and US citizens confront on arriving at an airport in the US on an international flight is the police state in the form of armed passport inspectors, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff, despite that anyone getting of a plane is demonstrably unarmed.
Who was really to blame for the downing of Malaysian Flt. 17?, From ImagesAttr
(48 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 29, 2016
US Propaganda Campaign to Demonize Russia in Full Gear over One-Sided Dutch/Aussie Report on Flight 17 Downing The US propaganda machine, including the entire corporate media, are going all out to demonize Russia with the release of a one-sided prosecutors' report from Netherlands and Australian investigators blaming Russia for the downing of Malaysian Flight 17, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(21 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 14, 2009
Protest? What Protest? American Media Don't See What They Don't Want (You) to See There was an anti-Afghan War escalation protest on Saturday in Washington outside the White House, but if you depend on the corporate media for your news, you wouldn't know about it.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 7, 2008
Mumia Abu-Jamal's Long-Shot Appeal for Reversal of Last Year's Disastrous Third Circuit Ruling Mumia's attorney files a petition for re-examination by the full Third Circuit bench of last year's decision by a Three -Judge Panel rejecting his appeal for a new trial on the basis of jury selection bias.
(35 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Generals' Revolt Threatens Obama Presidency Having generals go behind a president's back to challenge his war policy is not just a threat to the presidency. It is a fundamental threat to democracy and freedom.
An independent mass movement on SS and Medicare is needed now, From ImagesAttr
(24 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 15, 2016
Sanders campaign a historic opportunity: Time for a People's Movement for Real Social Security and Medicare for All The increasingly powerful Sanders presidential campaign presents a unique opening for us to organize an independent mass people's movement for better Social Security benefits and expansion and improvement of Medicare to cover all Americans and all health needs, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
Police State USA: Houston Fusion Ctr (l) and militarized cops (, From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 18, 2014
They're everywhere!: NY Times Report Documents Metastasizing of the Police State of America New reports that over 40 US agencies use undercover agents to entrap and spy on citizens, along with massive NSA spying and local police militarization, mean the US is not becoming a police state -- it is one, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
A portion of Gen. Milley's memo to the troops, with added note, From InText
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 7, 2020
Close to mutinous language by top US military leadership: Defend the Constitution and the People, not the President Both 4-star Gen. Milley and Defense Secretary Esper have sent memos to all US troops reminding them that their duty is to protect the peopls's freedom of speech and assembly and the US Constitution, not political interests. A serious blow to Trump's plans for martial law, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Iranians recently captured, intact, a US spy drone picking potential targets, From ImagesAttr
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 1, 2012
And We Actually Pay These Guys?: 'Intelligence' Chief Warns of Threat of Iran Attacks Inside US It doesn't take any brains or 'intelligence' to figure out that if the US or Israel attacks Iran, the Iranians will respond the only way they can by attacking sites inside the US. We don't need a lot of Clapper-trap to tell us that, says TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 26, 2017
Suddenly, I'm a 'Russian agent': US Demand that RT-TV Register as 'Foreign Agent' a Threat to Press Freedom TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff finds the goalposts have shifted and after several years of doing reports and commentaries on RT-TV, he's suddenly working for a "foreign agent": Russia.
(39 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 21, 2010
It's Time for Kucinich, Conyers, Feingold and Other 'Progressives' in Congress to Take a Stand The Democratic Party is a cesspool of corruption and it has neutered its Progressive elected officials. It's time for them to admit that Progressive Democrat is an oxymoron, to quit the party enmasse in Congress, and to form the nucleus of a new progressive party that can truly vie for power.
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 4, 2011
'The Fog of War' My Ass: White House and CIA Caught in Lie About Osama Bin Laden Assassination The White House has been forced to admit that, as in the Jessica Lynch affair, it has been lying about the Bin Laden assassination. The truth: there was no attempt to catch the arch terrorist alive and pump him for information. This was all about killing and disappearing him. But why?
(21 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 11, 2008
'Too Big to Fail' Has an Easy Answer: Anti-Trust or Public Control and Ownership In the bank bailouts and the proposed auto industry bailout, we are getting state ownership without state control--the worst of all possible worlds. What we need is either state control, or aggressive trust-busting.
(44 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 3, 2017
Paving the way for a new progressive party?: Democratic Leaders are a Craven Bunch of Idiots Bent on Self-Destruction The DNC appears hell bent on driving the Democratic Party further into the ditch with stupid strategies from the past and even worse new ones like the 'blame Russia' catch-all writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff, who says he hopes they're paving the way for a new progressive party.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, From ImagesAttr
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Support WikiLeaks and Defend Julian Assange The US government attack on WikiLeaks and its founder are a threat to all of us and to all news organizations. We need to stand with WikiLeaks and demand a halt to efforts to prosecute or harm Assange.
Palmetto palms are beautiful, but in the wrong place, scary, From ImagesAttr
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The TCBH! Climate Change Report: A Palm Tree Grows in Maple Glen, PA TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff has a palm growing in his lawn outside Phily, and warns it is an omen of a grim future of a hotter world.
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Yes They Did! Mall Throng Sang 'Hey Hey Goodbye' as Bush Flew Off! Realizing the loathsome Bush was flying off from DC, thousands of inaugural spectators broke into a joyful rendition of the '69 Steam hit: "Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye".
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(34 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Snared in web of deceit: FBI Investigation Produces No Indictment, But Proves Hillary Clinton's a Serial Liar Comey's refusal to indict has allowed Hillary Clinton to dodge a bullet for her illegal email server as Secretary of State, but his agents have proven Clinton to be a consummate serial liar as she seeks the nation's top job, writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff
Bach Mai Hospital, 1972, Kunduz Hospital, 2015, US targets destroyed, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 26, 2015
A half century of US hospital bombings: Gen. John Campbell, Commander in Afghanistan and Serial Liar Gen. John Campbell in his latest of a string of lies about the Kunduz hospital bombing, claims it was a 'targeting error,' and the the US 'doesn't bomb hospitals,' but a 50-year history of US bombings of hospitals give the lie to his excuses, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Who's the international criminal? (, From ImagesAttr
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 5, 2013
In Obamaland, "Rule of Law' is for the Other Suckers: US (and French) Courts Ruled Head-of-State Immunity is Absolute US courts have ruled heads of state have absolute immunity when traveling, so what's this with the US orchastrating capture of Bolivia's Morales and searching his plane? asks TCBH's Dave LIndorff
(21 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 11, 2009
In Praise of Joe Wilson: What's Wrong with Calling Out Liars in Congress? Instead of attacking Rep. Wilson, liberals should be thanking them for bringing the inflated Imperial Presidency back to earth. Members of Congress should heckle a president who lies or stretches the truth. Would that Dems had done that to the last president!
From flickr.com: John Bolton, From Images
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Trump White House is a Chaotic Clown Car Filled with Bozos Who Think They're Brilliant The crazies are in charge at State, the NSC, Treasury and Commerce, and atop them all is Trump, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. It's a clown care filled with bozos who think they are smarter than everyone else.
Shiekhun airbase after Trump-ordered Tomohawk cruise missile attack, From ImagesAttr
(19 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 7, 2017
Here we go again: Another President Commits the Ultimate War Crime of Launching a War of Aggression By attacking Syria, which posed no imminent threat to the US or any US interests or allies, President Trump has joined a long list of US presidential war criminals of the worst order, while also putting the US on a possible collision course with Russia, and a Third (or last!) world war, writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff
Philly - Protests, From FlickrPhotos
(51 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 23, 2017
The Dems are beyond fixing: We Need a Mass Movement to Demand Radical Progressive Change The Democratic Party cannot be remade into a progressive alternative to the GOP. And with third parties effectively repressed, the only option for leftists and progressives is to build a movement to follow the model of the Civil Rights and Anti-War movement and to demand progressive and socialist policies, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Ed Herman, 1925-2017 RIP, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 20, 2017
His critique of US media still resonates: Manufacturing Consent Co-Author and Media Critic Ed Herman Dead at 92 Ed Herman, who with colleague Noam Chomsky showed how the supposedly independent US media has become a propaganda vehicle of the US national security state, has died at the age of 92, writing media critiques to the end, writes TCBH! journalist and friend Dave Lindorff
Intel chief James Clapper: would you trust this man to house-sit, or fix your computer?, From ImagesAttr
(102 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 6, 2017
More Clapp-trap: Senate Hearing on Russian Election Mischief Again Fails to Prove Anything A Senate hearing into alleged Russian hacking of the DNC and meddling in the outcome of the US election yielded lots of clap-trap from intel honchos, but no solid evidence of a Russian hack, leaving Democratic leaders still dodging the blame for their staggering election loss by laying it on Putin.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 5, 2010
Obama warns corruption erodes faith in government: Hillary Clinton Blasts Steel Vise of Government Crushing Dissent Clinton is right that democracy and activism are being crushed, but she failed to notice, or mention, that it is being crushed here.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 4, 2008
Meet the Truth-Challenged GOP Vice Presidential Candidate: Sure A. Pallin' Sarah Palin let fly with some zingers in her acceptance speech, but also with some whoppers.
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 12, 2010
The Real Obama: Sticking it to the Working Stiffs Looking at both the proposal to tax better health plans, and the proposal to tax the big banks, the real ugly pro-business, pro-rich nature of President Obama is clearly exposed.
F-35 Lightning II has first operational air-to-air missile fire ...780 -- 507 - 20k - jpg, From GoogleImages
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 29, 2018
Battle of the ages: Priciest US Weapon, the F-35, Just Attacked One of World's Most Primitive Fighters, the Taliban Why did the Pentagon send its most advanced fighter, the F35B, on a ground attack mission in Afghanistan against America's most primitive enemy, the Taliban? The real target, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, is Congress. It's time to start considering the Pentagon's FY2020 budget.
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Cuba is Missing...From US Reports on the International Response to Haiti's Earthquake Cuba, with 400 doctors already working in Haiti and 30 more on the way, was a key early responder to the earthquake disaster, but in the American media, the country is a no-show.
Summer 2011: What's left of the North Polar ice cap, From ImagesAttr
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Climate Change a 'Fabrication'? Ask a Wintering-Over Hummingbird, or Check out Your Daffodils How can 50% of a responding American public be denying climate change? TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff says they should go out and not smell by check on the daffodils in their flower beds...
Zuccatti park after the police assault, and Wall Street two mornings later, From ImagesAttr
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Rebellion in the Air: Quan's Quackery and Bloomberg's Bullshit Attacks on occupation encampments, like the ones in Oakland and New York, by pushing protesters out of the squares and into the street, are turning a protest into a rebellion.
Dallas police under attack by snipers during a police brutality demonstration, From ImagesAttr
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As Police Killings of Minorities Mount, Attacks on Police Like the One in Dallas, While Awful, Are Sadly Predictable The deadly sniper attack on Dallas police was horrific, but sadly predictable, as police have killed over 500 people so far this year, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. What's needed is a new commitment to equal justice, and accountability for police, not more repression.
Once a vast expanse of glaring white in summer, Greenland is now Grayland in summer ), From ImagesAttr
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Finally! Some climate crisis honesty: Forget About a 2C Future; It Will be 4-6 Degrees Centigrade, and Soon The US media and the US public are finally discounting the climate change deniers, recognizing them as paid nay-sayers, and are starting to acknowledge the climate catastrophe ahead, but now we most face the reality that our capitalist system cannot and will not save us, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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The Difference Between Republicans and Democrats Republicans are playing hardball. Democrats are playing wiffleball--as in it's a fake game.
Ron Paul: Better than Obama?, From ImagesAttr
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Better than Obama: Why the Establishment is Terrified of Ron Paul Ron Paul's economics are founded on selfishness, but what other candidate, including Obama, would end the wars, end the drug war, end the war on terror and respect the Constitution and Bill of Rights, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(21 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 9, 2009
WTF? Obama Gets the Nobel Peace Prize? The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to a man who is expanding one war, presiding over a nation with a larger military budget than the rest of the world combined, and who refuses to sign an anti-landmine treaty, is obscene.
Inside a Philly cop van used to give suspects a sometimes deadly 'nickel ride' (, From ImagesAttr
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Did a "nickel ride" kill Freddie Gray?: Philadelphians Know All About Police Murder by Van Ride When Philly cops bring someone in using a van and the suspect is gravely injured (or dead) at the end of the ride, as happened to Freddie Gray in Baltimore, people in Philadelphia know what happened: he got a "nickel ride." And we know what happened in Baltimore, whatever the cops call it there, and it's murder, whatever the local jargon may be for a thuggish practice, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Different responses to Ebola: Cuban MDs, US troops (, From ImagesAttr
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Responding to Ebola: Cuba Sees a Crisis, and Sends Docs; The US Sees an Opportunity and Sends Troops As Ebola spreads across Africa, Cuba sees a crisis that calls for doctors, while the US sees an opportunity that calls for thousands of US troops, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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Spitzer Bust Provides a Warning Regarding NSA Spying Spitzer's fall was the result of the kind of telecom and bank monitoring that the NSA is doing on all of us. Be Afraid.
Medicare for All Rally, From FlickrPhotos
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Medicare for All will Save $6 trillion in 10 years The media and the Democratic National Committee and its favored candidate like Kamala Harris and Joe Biden are lying about Medicare for All. We need to demand the truth: Yes it will mean higher taxes, of course, but less than what will be saved by ending private insurance and existing govt. programs like Medicare, Medicaid, VA healthcare,etc. writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Trump's War Room during Syrian air base bombing (White House photo), From ImagesAttr
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Sy Hersh, Exposer of My Lai and Abu Ghraib, Strikes Again, Exposing US Lies About Alleged Assad Sarin 'Attack' Star investigative reporter Sy Hersh has exploded the lie that Syria used Sarin gas to attack Syrian civilians in April, an incident Trump used to justify bombing a Syrian airfield. Now a gullible media is helping Trump to gin up another fake sarin attack and a reason to again bomb Assad's forces, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 30, 2010
Uh-Oh: Hurricane Season and the BP Oil Rig Disaster Nobody's talking about the hurricane season, which is almost here, and about what a hurricane would do to the giant BP oil slick lying off the Louisiana coast.
John Kerry '71 (l) and Iraq/Afghan vets turning in medals in Chicago, From ImagesAttr
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No Country for Young Men as Old Men Play for Time: The End in Afghanistan is Totally Predictable The crisis facing US troops in a doomed, lost war in Afghanistan that will continue to be fought pointlessly for 2.5 more years is worse than what US soldiers faced in '71 in Nam, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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UK Inquiry: Blair Conspired with Bush as Early as February 2002 to Plot Iraq Invasion In the UK, people are learning about the deceit and lies of their former prime minister. In the US, there's no such investigation, and most of the media won't even report on the UK probe.
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When 1st and 2nd Amendment Conflict: Protests, Guns and Double Standards I'm no opponent of gun ownership (got my first rifle at the age of 12 and am still a crack shot). But something weird is going on when you have guys wandering around a political rally or protest site with pistols strapped to their thighs, or semi-automatic assault rifles strapped brazenly to their backs, as has been happening outside of venues where President Obama is speaking.
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On Abortion, Hypocrisy Reigns Among Blue Dogs, Republicans and Christians Anyone who says they oppose public funding for abortion is simply saying they want abortions done illegally. The hypocrisy is staggering.
Two kinds of justice: one for us, one for the big bankers (, From ImagesAttr
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US needs the Iceland option: If 'Too-Big-to-Fail'' Means Too-Big-To-Jail' It Should Mean 'Too-Big-to-Be' The US needs to do like Iceland and prosecute and lock up the top executives of the country's biggest banks, who have been brazenly committing one mega-felony after another with impunity since at least 1999, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
One card found on Davis was a DOD contractor ID, From ImagesAttr
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Caught in The Big Lie: ThisCantBeHappening! was Correct in Exposing Raymond Davis as a Spy The British Guardian newspaper is confirming the TCBH! story that Raymond Davis, the American jailed in Pakistan on double murder charges, who is claiming diplomatic immunity, is a CIA spy. But he may be something even worse.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 29, 2008
The Power of "No"! This bailout ripoff can still be stopped, but only by a citizens' revolt. Judging by the phone jam at the Capitol switchboard, the revolt is underway. Join it.
Coming soon to a city near you: scenes of a depression, From YouTubeVideos
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Huge layoffs = major recession; Raging infections and deaths = major epidemic: This Crisis Won't Be Short Wth record job losses over the past two weeks likely just the tip of he huge iceberg headed our way, and with Coronavirus infections and death counts soaring, TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff says we're likely headed an epic recession or more likely a depression. This won't end soon.
Hordes of terrorists, trained in Canada, trying to return home to the US to wreak havoc (, From ImagesAttr
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What were you doing on your vacation?: Returning Home to the US is to Enter a Police State To get a feel for how much the US has been turning into a police state, take a little trip up to Canada, check things out there, and then try getting back through the border to the US, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Seattle's socialist councilwoman Kshama Sawant, From ImagesAttr
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Takin' It to the Street, and Pushing Bernie to Not Endorse Hillary and Instead Run as an Independent Grassroots activists are planning a huge protest gathering in Philadelphia for the Democratic Convention in late July, to push Sanders not to endorse Hillary if he can't win the nomination, but to run for president as an independent or on the Green Party, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Even most of the alternative media is not reporting on the plan.
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New questions in FBI Boston bombing witness killing: Agent Who Killed Tsarnaev Pal at Grilling had Brutal, Corrupt Past Discovery that the FBI agent who killed a key Boston bombing witness during a grilling had a brutal, corrupt past with the Oakland Police raise new doubts about the official explanation for how and why Ibragim Todashev was killed.
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Massey Energy Bought Workers Comp Insurance Coverage Shortly Before Mine Explosion Massey arranged to insure against worker injuries only weeks before the explosion. Ironically, management also decided this year not to buy business continuity insurance coverage.
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Bernie Goes Full FDR in National Address on the COVID-17 Pandemic and Suddenly, Too Briefly, He's the President We Need Bernie Sanders gave a presidential-looking speach about the coronavirus crisis and was as good as FDR. Anyone seeing him here would say "THAT's" the President, not Trump or Biden. This video needs to go, you'll pardon the expression, VIRAL, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
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Climate Change Conspiracy Theorists are Today's Flat Earthers Americans are a sorry lot. If one in five of us believes the sun goes 'round the earth and only a third know what DNA is, no wonder only a third believe humans are causing global warming and only half even believe the earth's getting hotter.
The bomb that vaporized Nagasaki. No nuke has been exploded in war since then, but US nuclear planners in the Obama administration and continuing under Trump have been working to change that., From WikimediaPhotos
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Criminal insanity in DC is bipartisan: Washington's Stealthy Move Towards Nuclear War Against Russia and China The Nagasaki nuclear bombing was the second and last atomic bomb used in wartime, thanks to 74 years of Mutual Assured Destruction that kept nuclear powers in check, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. But now, between Obama's decision to 'refurbish' the US nuke arsenal including creating a 'useable' small bomb, and Trump's decision to quuit the INF Treaty, the US may be gearing up for a first strike on Russia and/or China
(19 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Obama's First Big Mistake on the Job: Rescuing Sen. Joe Lieberman Joe Lieberman must not be allowed back into the Democratic Senate caucus without a full apology to his Democratic colleagues and to the voters of his state, who went 2:1 for Obama.
Nancy Pelosi in Ghana, From FlickrPhotos
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Conviction and Removal Aren't the Issue; It's Impeachment of Trump that is Essential George W. Bush started the Iraq War, justifying it based upon a Big Lie and fabricated fake evidence of WMDs. Nancy Pelosi said "Impeachment is off the table." Trump diddles around bullying a small-time leader to help his 2p2p campaign and Pelosi says the fate of our republic is at stake if he's not impeached. What gives writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
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Criminalizing Dissent: Obama Pot Calls Iranian Kettle Black Who is President Obama to lecture Iran on how to treat dissent, when the US locks up its own non-violent protesters and infiltrates their organizations with government spies?
Bloomberg Called Bernie a Communist in the Nevada debate. His '50s McCarthyism didn't go over well (click image to play), From YouTubeVideos
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No brokered convention!: If Sanders Wins a Big Plurality of Delegates, He Must Be the Democratic Presidential Nominee Bloomberg and the DNC are plotting to steal the nomination from Sanders if he wins a huge plurality of the primary delegates but comes up with less than an absolute majority. Progressives need to say, "Not this time!" Steal the nomination from Sanders and we're gone!" writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Glenn Greenwald (r) with just-released partner Miranda (, From ImagesAttr
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America's assault on a free press moves into high gear: Detention of Greenwald Partner Clearly Came on US Orders The detention in a London airport of reporter Glenn Greenwald's partner by Brit police was ordered in Washington, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
I'm Uncle Sham and I want YOU to block the Moralesh plane (, From ImagesAttr
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Is America playing its last card?: Pissing Off Friends is a Doomed Strategy America's spying on European allies, and its pressure to get Snowden sent back to be punished, could backfire badly, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who compares the US to a bad drunk.
Hillary Clinton and top aide Huma Abedin, who's copies of Clinton emails could upend campaign, From ImagesAttr
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The choice this year is easy: Why No Leftist, Progressive or Liberal Should Vote for Hillary Clinton Clinton's desire to push Russia to the limit to see whether Putin will back down or go to war is a madness we cannot afford, as is her lust for global dominance through war, and her corruption is so epic no progressive with any principles can vote for her writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. And that's before the latest email scandal.
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The End is at Hand (to Leftist Conspiracy Theories) Maybe if the bad things being predicted--stolen elections and/or martial law--don't happen, we lefties will stop demoralizing ourselves with conspiracy theories and get down to organizing again.
Chris Matthews compares Bernie Sanders to Fidel Castro, expects executions if Bernie wins White House?!, From YouTubeVideos
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Executions on the National Mall? : Red-Baiting of Bernie Sanders has Started and is Already Becoming Laughable The red-baiting of Sanders has already become absurd, with MSNBC's Chris Matthews worried about Bernie executing his opponents if he wins! Remember this is coming from the MSM and from Sanders' own party. What does desperation smell like? asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
NYPD cops became private goons for Wall Street's bankers, From ImagesAttr
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FBI Ignored Deadly Threat to Occupiers: US Intelligence Machine Instead Plotted with Bankers to Attack Protest Movement Newly discovered FBI files show the agency was after the Occupy Movement back when it was just a gleam in its organizers' eyes. They also show the agency had a disturbing disregard for deadly threats against the movement, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Coding Failure Blamed For Iowa Caucus Result Delays Earlier, the Democratic Party says both the new app used to relay caucus results to the party failed, and the back-up phone reporting system also failed, Michael ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Campaign's on to deny Sanders the Dem nomination: The Iowa Caucus is Corrupt and the Whole Process Stinks to Hell Was the Iowa Caucus fiasco Hillary's revenge? It turns out that the DNC secretly give the contract for a smartphone app to count caucus votes to Shadow Inc., a shady outfit run by top veterans of the discredited 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign. How could this be, aske TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff. It's like including the CIA director JFK fired to investigate Kennedy's assassination. Oh yeah, they did that.
Boomers have the power to remake Social Security  Medicare (, From ImagesAttr
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Takin' it to the streets (and voting booth)!: Demanding Medicare for All and Social Security Benefits We Can Live On Ignore the right-wing doomsayers. Social Security can be doubled, and Medicare can expand to cover everyone! All we need is a mass movement of the Boomer generation and our offspring, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Military Expenditures 2018 SIPRI., From WikimediaPhotos
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Moment of truth in the NY Times: Military Spending's Out of Control while Slashing It Could Easily Fund Medicare for All In a shocking surprise, the NY Times last week ran an op-ed calling for $300 billion in Pentagon budget cuts to fund Medicare for All, but that's not the half of it, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Not only is that money not needed for healthcare reform, but the Pentagon could and should be cut much more!
Not much glorious about 'Old Glory' (, From ImagesAttr
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I've had it!: Eleven Reasons I'm Ashamed to be an American Citizen It's hard to be proud to be an citizen of the world's leading terrorist nation, a country where cops casually kill unarmed people and half the population says it's okay, and where few care if 2.4 million are in prison and 50 million go hungry sometime during the year, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 7, 2008
A Car Dealer Explains Why the Bailout is a Raw Deal There's money to lend at the nation's small banks, but nobody has the confidence to borrow. The bailout money's going to the wrong place--big banks instead of the little people who need it.
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Barack Obama: Manchurian Candidate Version 2.0 Could Republicans, or Al Qaeda, or perhaps China have created Barack Obama. If not, could they have come up with a cleverer way to wreck the country from within?
Local tax collection's being privatized. What next:  the IRS?, From ImagesAttr
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Privatization Madness: Now Private Companies are Collecting Our Taxes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff discovers all the towns in his PA county, and most across the rest of the state have had their tax collection departments privatized. What's next, he asks: the IRS?
Russia's BUK missle leaves a clear trail from launch site to hit, From ImagesAttr
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The proof is in the proofs: US Spy Sats See Everything, Except when the Government Says They Didn't When a Russian passenger plane was shot down over the Sinai, US intel "sources" offer a report from a spy satellite within days saying they spotted a heat signature, indicating an explosion, yet a year an a half after the Malaysian Fl. 17 shootdown, which the US blames on pro-Russia Ukraine rebels, there has been no satellite photo evidence offered, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 12, 2010
Thought for April 15: More than 53% of Your Tax Payment Goes to the Military Over half your tax payment goes straight to the military. More than half of all the money spent on war and war preparations in the entire world is spent by the US--your money. And yet the government cries poor when it comes to funding schools, health care, transit or unemployment compensation.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 7, 2008
President-Elect Obama and Getting the Change We Deserve Forget about the lousy Obama White House appointments. They were to be expected. Change isn't going to come because of an election. We need to organize, to march, to protest, and to fight for Change.
company warning label for HDQ Neutral disinfectant, From InText
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Gassing immigrants in detention: Trump and ICE Take a Page from Nazi Playbook The Trump administration, in at least one of its detention camps for immigrants awaiting deportion, is using a toxic disinfectant, spraying it directly on detainees, despite warnings it can cause permanent lung and eye damage, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. This treatement differs from the Nazi use of Zyklon B gas in its concentration camps only in degree.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Forget the Happy Talk: Longer, Deeper Recession Ahead, Execs Warn Obama, Geithner, Bernanke and the media are all trumpeting those "green shoots" in the economy and predicting better days ahead, but corporate finance executives see a much darker picture. Who should we believe? Politicians or the people with money on the line?
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 14, 2010
Gore Sells, but Not American Gore NBC, as well as many other US corporate news media organizations, like showing blood, gore and death, but not if it is images of Americans, and especially American troops. Call it what it is: censorship.
Is Obama spying via the NSA, or is the NSA spying on him? (, From ImagesAttr
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What's done abroad can be done at home too...: Is NSA spying really about blackmail? If the NSA is spying on leaders and opposition leaders of 35 friendly countries abroad, it is likely spying on political leaders at home too, warns TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
Obama 2008 and 2016: change but a legacy of hoplessness, From ImagesAttr
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8 years of change, but not much hope: President Obama's Crappy Legacy Obama came in on a wave of hope for change. He brought change, but a lot of it was for the worse or the worst, and his failure to deliver also leaves a sense of hopelessness as a legacy, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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Claiming a 'national emergency' to justify building a $5-billion wall: At Last! A Workable Reason to Impeach the MF Trying to impeach Trump for doing what he said he would do will not work, but in the case of walling off Mexico, it's all based on a racist lie, and if he tries to bypass Congress to fund it at $5 billion, it's a Constitutional crime that even conservatives should rise up against, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 26, 2015
A world gone mad: Fear of Terrorism is Making Us Crazy, Especially in the US Fear of terrorism, not terrorism, is making us crazy, from acception wholesale spying, loss of the Bill of Rights, and having to take our shoes of to get on a plane, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. The costs grossly exceed any benefits.
Like Sen. McCarthy before him, Post reporter Craig Timberg has a 'list' of subversives, From ImagesAttr
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Is the Pentagon behind hit on independent journalists?: Slimed by the Wash Post in 'False News' McCarthyite Attack The Washington Post and reporter Craig Timbeck have gone McCarthyite with a Russia-bating attack on alternative media, claiming 200 sites are promoting a massive Russian propaganda campaign to destabilize America, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff, who is one of those targeted.
Here's where all our money is hiding: Offshore, From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 6, 2013
NO CUTS!: Chase Down Mega-Rich Tax Cheats and Recover the Offshore Trillion$ There should be no cuts to any important services and benefits, no increases in taxes for ordinary folks, and no tax audits of the poor and middle class until trillions of offshore stolen money is recovered, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Even the Pentagon is using Six Sigma corporate management training, From GoogleImages
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A recipe for disaster: Why is the Six-Sigma Management Model Still Praised When It Led to GE's Collapse? In the wake of GE's epic collapse and removal from the lDow Industrials index, why is its vaunted Six Sigma management model still praised as the gold model for management strategy, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 12, 2011
Numbers Racket: Why the Democratic Party is a Corporate Lickspittle and Cannot Be the People's Party Working people don't have a chance with the Democratic Party and its candidates, who are overwhelmingly bought and paid for by corporate interests, and could care less about the token money they get from ordinary people and unions.
French Socialist 'partisans' celebrate winning the presidency, From ImagesAttr
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A.P. Scare Report: A 'Brutal' Socialist Future Facing France Americans don't know what's going on in the world and haven't got a clue about socialism and the modern world's socialist parties, thanks to the propaganda of organizations like A.P. says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Obama has been dumped on by his erstwhile banker friends, From ImagesAttr
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 11, 2012
Loyalty's for Chumps on The Street: Bankers' Man in 2008, Obama's been Dumped by the Money Men Obama's biggest backers in 2008 were the big banks. He rewarded them with no prosecutions for their crimes, and minimal regulation, but they have dumped him anyway for a man they think will be an even better friend: Mitt Romney, says TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff.
(21 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Are Members of Congress (and Maybe Even the President) Being Blackmailed? NSA spying on Rep. Harmon raises the question of who else in Congress has been spied on by the agency. Bush administration use of that spying to pressure Harmon raises a darker question still of whether Congress is being blackmailed.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 2, 2010
Sue the Bastards: Why are only Republican AGs Threatening Court Action against Health 'Reform' Legislation? Your Democrats at work: The Health 'Reform' bill will undermine years of union struggle, cause a backslide in coverage in states with higher wages and/or more poor people, and will end up causing tens of millions of workers to lose their health coverage on the job.
Students, shackled by debt, are being extorted by their alma maters, From ImagesAttr
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Extorting Alums: Colleges Withhold Transcripts from Grads in Loan Default Students are graduating in this economic crisis deeply in debt and with no jobs are going into default. Their alma maters are piling on, extorting them by holding their transcripts hostage
Global Warming - Fishing, From FlickrPhotos
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No 'Happy New Year' wish this time: Hard Times are Coming in 2020 and in the Decade Ahead I can't wish for something that cannot happen, so this New Year it will have to be "Good Luck!" writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, surveying the looming catastrophe of climate change and all it will bring in the coming year and decade.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 16, 2010
There's Nothing Wrong with Social Security that Taxing the Rich Fairly Wouldn't Fix There is a war on Social Security, pushed by corporate interests who want to kill it, yet all that is needed to make it not just secure but better than it is today is to make everyone in the US pay the same rate of Social Security tax on all income, not just the first $106,800 or wages.
Could Greek PM Tsipras become the next Mossedegh or Allende! (, From ImagesAttr
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Is this taking democracy too far?: The Greek People Have Said 'No!' to Austerity and Economic Blackmail Far from being naive or inept, Greek's Syriza leaders have boldly gone where few Western "democracies" have dared to tread: they have given the Greek people the power to determine their own fate on the most important issue of the century--whether to submit to the power of global banks and bankers or to stand on their own feet, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Nurse Knowledge Exchange: Critical Care Nurse Knowledge Exchange, also known as change of shift report, is a real time exchange of information that promotes accountability and teamwork between ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Epidemic Epistle: A Triage Crisis is Coming, and This Time It's Personal in the first installment of this 'Epidemic Epistle," a CORVID-19 'diary' by brothers Dave and Gary LIndorff in ThisCantBeHappeng.net, Dave write that as hospitals are overrun with coronavirus cases, and have to turn to triage to decide who gets life-saving ventilators, he will be one of the ones left without that help.
Are all these people dupes of the NED? Some US journalists think so (, From ImagesAttr
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Libeling a democracy movement: Accusing Hong Kong Activists of Being Tools of US Policy is Both Ignorant and Dangerous Too many leftist journalists are showing an imperialist arrogance in claiming the US is behind the mass democracy protest in Hong Kong, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, a veteran journalist with five years experience in Hong Kong.
Mahoney Prison, Mumia's place of incarceration, and two of his legal team (, From ImagesAttr
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Execution by medical neglect?: Pennsylvania's Prison System is Torturing Mumia Abu-Jamal and his Family Too Is Pennsylvania's 'Justice' system, which failed in its effort to execute Mumia Abu-Jamal, trying to kill him anyhow by medical neglect? His family and supporters think so, and they may be right, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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The US Government Has Lost Its Reason for Being The loud bi-partisan cheers at the SOTU address were a vivid demonstration of how the government has ceased to function for the common good. It's time to throw it out altogether and start over.
(26 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Why I'm Voting for Barack Obama on November 4 Obama is a flawed candidate but there is no left option that is not simply a protest vote, and with global warming looming and with an opportunity to rescue the Supreme Court and to restore the labor movement the risk of a McCain/Palin administration is just too great to take.
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 1, 2009
2009 is Starting Off with a Shameful and Criminal Bang A nation and a people that provides the arms to a country guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity is equally guilty of those crimes. This is not the best way for Americans to start a new year.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Organize! Many Employers are Just Using the Recession to Stick it to Workers Employers, public and private, even when they aren't hurting, are using the recession as an excuse to fire workers and make the remaining staff work harder. Only unions can help workers fight back.
Social Security is under attack by Republicans and Democrats (, From ImagesAttr
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 26, 2015
Republicans and Many Democrats are on the attack: If We're Going to Defend Social Security We Need to Understand It Republicans and some treacherous Democrats are attacking Social Security again, this time in a last-gasp effort to wreck the New Deal Program, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who notes that even its defenders and users don't really understand it -- but must.
'Debate' II was an empty exercise...because of the exclusion of Jill Stein, From ImagesAttr
(25 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Sex, lies, videotape...and hacked emails: Debate #2 Lost by Hillary Clinton on Points Excusion of third party candidates like Jill Stein from the debates meant that Presidential 'Debate' II was a largely empty affair about which of two terrible candidates was the worse one, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. As Stein comments, they're both the worst.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 27, 2009
History Lesson: And These Are the People We Expect to Fix Things Now? Take a look at what some key players in the current bailout ripoff scheme were saying back in 1999 when they were setting the stage for the current crisis.
Is the stock market dead or just comatose? (, From ImagesAttr
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Wall Street reporting is a joke: The Stock Market is Getting Harder to Rig Don't trust the corporate media on the stock market or the US economy. They are telling you the same thing the Chinese media is telling China's people: the economy is sound so the market can't crash, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(30 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 29, 2010
Turkey in Afghanistan: Obama Sneaks into Kabul to Plead with Karzai to Clean Up His Act It's pretty pathetic when a commander in chief has to sneak into the country he is supposedly "liberating" to plead with that country's leader to not be a criminal and to try to actually run a government.
Sierra Leone order shutting down US-run biolab in Kenema, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Prof. Boyle may be wrong, but he may be right: With a Government this Vile and This Secretive We Need to Ask Questions Given the US history of lies, and to prior US use of germ warfare against countries like Cuba, Nicaragua and East Germany, and to the extreme secrecy of this government, we need to take critics like Francis Boyle seriously about the Ebola plague, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Guess: Vevezuela or the US? (, From ImagesAttr
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Looking for enemies: Venezuela, the Latest 'National Security Threat' Where does Obama get off labeling Venezula a 'national security threat'? asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Has Venezuela been subverting or threatening to attack the US? No! But has the US been subverting Venezuela? You bet!
Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton share a joke...on progressives?, From ImagesAttr
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 3, 2016
Profile in lack of courage: Sen. Warren has Betrayed the Cause that Made her a Senator and a Progressive Hero Sen. Elizabeth Warren had a chance to put Bernie Sanders over the top in Massachusetts on Super Tuesday. Instead she stayed on the sidelines and let Hillary eke out a win. It was a deep betrayal of a fellow progressive and shows Warren to be just another political hack on the make, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Clinton, by lying about Sanders in debates and campaigns, lost millions of Sanders voters, From ImagesAttr
(30 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 20, 2016
It wasn't the Russians!: Hillary Clinton Lost the November Election because She Blew Off Sanders Activists and Voters It wasn't Russian hackers who gave the presidency to Trump, it was Hillary Clinton and her campaign, both of which trashed Sanders and his voters and caused millions to reject her candidacy, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 3, 2010
Are US Forces Executing Kids in Afghanistan? Americans Don't Even Know to Ask American forces appear to have executed handcuffed children in Afghanistan, but you haven't heard about it in the insipid US corporate media, which is parroting the official line that the slain (who included an 11 and a 12-year-old) were Taliban bombers.
Sending a carrier battle group to 'take out' Kim Jong-un could lead to unintended consequences, From ImagesAttr
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 13, 2017
Wackos in Washington: Decapitating Heads of State is a Risky Business Trump, using military action to turn the public focus from his failing domestic agenda, is now contemplating killing foreign leaders. It's a dangerous idea, long banned in the US, that could lead to disastrous unintended consequences, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(20 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 22, 2009
Obama Administration Careening Towards Disaster (and Taking the Country With It) What we're witnessing in the Obama bank rescue plan is IGL: Incomprehensibly Grand Larceny, not a rescue. These are banks that need to die.
July 4 fireworks or US war on Iraq?, From YouTubeVideos
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 4, 2019
What's to celebrate?: US is a Classic Empire and Is Becoming a Repressive Police State at Home TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff says there's nothing to celebrate about the US on July 4 but US empire, US militarism, US abuse of immigrants (including kids and babies), Trump's self-glorification campaign, endless war, a $1.5-trillion nuclear arms buildup and ignoring of climate change.
Traded: US POW Bergdahl for five Taliban Guantanamo detainees (, From ImagesAttr
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The US military is a terror organization: A Nation of Cowards Fears Freeing Taliban POWs Americans are hysterical with fear over five Taliban POWs being released from Guantanamo, yet there was no such alarm over releasing tens of thousands of German POWs at the end of WWII. What gives, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
No Iranian PressTV downlink to North America from Intelsat, says US, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 9, 2013
Keeping Americans Safe: Freedom of Information Takes Another Hit What kind of hypocrisy is it when the US blocks another country's news outlet from reaching US TV viewers, while decrying such censorship of Voice of America by nations like Cuba or N. Korea? asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 28, 2010
President Obama's State of the Union Address Whoppers Obama is a smooth speaker, but he shouldn't be able to smoothly slip lies into his Constitutionally-manded state of the union report to Congress and the American people, as he did last night.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 24, 2010
The 2010 Double Whammy and the Incredible Shrinking Obama Massachusetts was bad news for Obama and the Democrats, but they ain't seen nothin' yet. Wait until the economy starts it's second downward crash--because this time it will be Obama's recession, not Bush's.
From flickr.com: U.S. Army Cyber Command shoulder sleeve insignia, From ImagesAttr
(19 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 25, 2018
I've been targeted by US propagandists: Washington's Information Warfare has included Fake News and Trolling for Years Russia isn't the only country pushing fake news and trolling social media in the US (or the rest of the world. TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff, who was targeted himself by Pentagon trolls, writes that the US is deep in the government propaganda game.
Much ado about nothing in this campaign, From ImagesAttr
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 22, 2012
Obama Campaign Displays Democratic Dysfunction and Warnings of Future Betrayal The Obama campaign, by failing to push hard for the election of a Democratic Congress, is showing warning signs of a major betrayal of progressive values, warns TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
USS Theodore Roosevelt - BigStick., From WikimediaPhotos
(22 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 30, 2020
Trillions for war, nothing for beds, masks, tests and ventilators: We Have Met the Enemy and It's a Tiny Virus The take-down of both aircraft carriers supporting the US Navy's Pacific Fleet by the COVID-19 coronavirus is a metaphor for the groww misallocation of US funding for arms over real national security for the American peole, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Iran fills heavy water nuclear reactor core with cement Iran has reportedly removed the core of its Arak heavy water nuclear reactor, and filled it with cement as required under a nuclear deal signed with world powers ..., From YouTubeVideos
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 9, 2019
US Media Keep Saying Iran is 'In Violation' of a Nuclear Agreement the US Withdrew From US media accuse Iran of violating the nuclear deal struck with the US and six other nations, when in fact Iran has been adhering to the terms of the deal and it is the USthat has pulled out of the deal, violating it's own promise to lift sanctions on Iran, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. This isn't journalism; it's propaganda.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 28, 2009
America's Drug Crisis: Brought to You by the CIA Word that the CIA has been keeping Afghan President Karzai's drug-lord brother on its payroll for the entire war there should have Americans demanding an immediate end to the bloody farce.
Three walls doomed to failure: China, the US wall bordering Mexico, and Trump's planned wall, From ImagesAttr
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 26, 2017
Trump's misplaced wall: It's Not an Immigrant Tsunami We Should Fear, It's a Climate Change One Trump's wall on the Mexican border is doomed to fail like China's before it, but worse, it's being built in the wrong place targeting the wrong threat. It should be built along the coasts to protect US cities from sea-level rise, writed TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 2, 2007
Maureen Faulkner and Mumia: Vengeance Isn't Sweet A widow and a right-wing radio publicity hound are pushing for a black journalist's execution, even though questions about his guilt and the fairness of his trial continue to mount.
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(33 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 14, 2009
On Torture and War, Obama Sounds Increasingly, and Disturbingly, Like Bush Obama might legitimately argue against releasing more torture photos if he were also having the Justice Department pursue prosecution of those who authorized the torture. But since he's opposing prosecution, his position on the photos is nothing but an obscene and illegal cover-up.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 24, 2017
Uh-Oh! Violets in late February?: Signs of an Early Spring in Southeastern Pennsylvania are Nothing to Celebrate Spring has come earlier than ever this year in the northeastern US, as ThisCantBeHappening! journalist Dave LIndorff discovered while exploring his yard yesterday, but as he writes here, the early warmth is nothing to celebrate.
Oakland's Finest: We don't need no stinkin' free press, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 26, 2012
What Would Peter Zenger Say: We are the Champions...of the World? America has slipped 27 places to rank number 47th in press freedom. Thank our nation's police, and the Homeland Security Gestapo who prompted them to assault and arrest journalists in the Occupation sweeps, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Model stand-up guy John Stumpf, Wells Fargo CEO, From ImagesAttr
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Wells Fargo's Stumpf leads the way: We Should All Start 'Taking Responsibility' for Our Transgressions We should all be like Wells Fargo's CEO John Stumpf, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff: run a corrupt institution, commit mega frauds, and then 'take responsibility,' and it's over. No consequences!
Several Pennsylvania Schools Closing For Sanitizing Over Coronavirus Concerns All Norristown and Upper Merion District schools will be closed on Tuesday., From YouTubeVideos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 13, 2020
Locked down in Montgomery County, PA: We Have Met the Enemy, But It May Turn Out to Be Not a Virus But Us The author TCBHQ journalist Dave Lindorff writes from his home in Montgomery Co., PA, where Gov. Wolf has declared a lockdown calling the county "the epicenter of the pandemic." He says the enemy may not be the virus, but we who have made a disfunctional society ideal for the spread of such a deadly virus.
Houston FBI office document found in FOIA search by PCJF (, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 27, 2013
FBI Knew of Plot to Execute Occupy Activists but Did Nothing Documents show the FBI knew of a deadly plot against Occupy leaders -- one that may still be active -- and has done nothing, possibly because it is supporting it, reports TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff at WhoWhatWhy.org
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 7, 2009
The Shame and Folly of Obama's Afghan War Obama's war plan for Afghanistan is a joke, but a bloody one. And it is on us and him. It both defines and dooms his presidency and will saddle America with a long war with no easy end.
Forget Waldo -- where in the world is the USS Carl Vinson?, From ImagesAttr
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 30, 2017
An optimistic perspective on a scary crisis: No US War on North Korea The US is highly unlikely to attack North Korea, writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff, because US control of that country is absolutely unacceptable to China -- something even the most thick-skulled warmongers in the Trump White House know--writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
Pak Opposition leader Imran Khan has blown the CIA's cover (, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 19, 2013
Corporate media keeps US citizens in the dark: Pakistan Outs Three US CIA Station Chiefs in Three Years The CIA had 3 station chiefs outed in Pakistan in three years (an astonishing fail). The rest of the world knows their names, but most American's don't because the corporate media is afraid to publish them. We're not.
(32 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 13, 2009
Say 'Good-bye' to the Nice Health Care Reform, Kids Obama, by refusing to lead, has squandered his historic opportunity to replace America's greed-driven and exclusionary health care system with an affordable, open-access model. His failure will define, and ruin his presidency.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 17, 2010
I'm Not Shedding Any Tears for Daryl Gates Daryl Gates, creator of SWAT teams, also saw police as an army of urban occupation, and was a pioneer in the idea of massive spying and surveillance of law-abiding citizens, including me.
Warren, Sanders appear to break nonaggression pact prior to debate Elizabeth Warren claims that he told her in 2018 a woman couldn't win the presidential election and that his current campaign volunteers are trashing her to ..., From YouTubeVideos
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Party leaders are at war with Sanders: The Answer? Warren Ends Her Campaign and Sanders Names Her as VP Choice The road ahead for progressives requires that Warren give up a campaign that is stuck with no way forward, and endorse Sanders. He can repay her by naming her his VP choice bringing her supporters--and delegates-- on board, writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff. It's the only hope for a progressive presidential candidate at this point.
Hong Kong protests: Students fortify universities to gear up for new battle amid escalating violence Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters paralyzed parts of the city for the fourth day in a row on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways wit, From YouTubeVideos
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 17, 2019
Revolution on a short leash: Student Protesters are Walking a Tightrope in Hong Kong Students in Hong Kong are on a knife's edge with their protests in defense of Hong Kong freedoms. Facing increasingly violent police repression they are responding militantly, even violently. To little response and they will be crushed, to much, and the Chinese government could send in the PLA troops, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff, a veteran Hong Kong correspondent. So far, the Hong Kong people are behind the students.
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Where's the Anger as the Wheels Come Off Obama's and the Democrats' Recovery Program? Things are starting to come acropper with the Obama/Democratic Congress economic reform program, with bond yields and commodity prices soaring and unemployment continuing to climb. So where's the public outrage?
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 19, 2009
Obama's Moment is Passing Quickly Time is getting short for Obama to turn the US economy around and to extricate himself and us from the mess in the Middle East. A dramatic firing of his economic and military advisors offers him a last-ditch chance to recover from this administration's botched start.
Free illustration: Earth, Globe, Water, Fire, Flame - Free Image ...960 -- 678 - 280k - jpg, From GoogleImages
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Government climate scientists take action: Sobering 2018 National Climate Change Report is Leaked to the NY Times Courageous government scientists leaked the 2018 climate report due to Congress before Trump and his climate-denier cabinet could squelch it. Now the public needs to learn about it and demand action, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Yemen base where US special forces were, and fatal drone wedding strike (, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 23, 2015
Making enemies by droning on and on: It's Guilt that has US Military and Embassy Staff Fleeing Yemen Like Scared Rats You won't hear it in the US corporate media, but it's clear the chaos in Yemen that has driven US special forces troops and Embassy staff out like fleeing rats is a result of Obama's drone war, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
Journalist Katie Couric and Wall Street tycoon Peter Peterson, two Social Security hit-men (, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 16, 2015
"Now I get it!": Katie Couric's Hit Job on Social Security Journalist Katie Couric aired a hit job on Social Security posing as objective reporting, trottting out all the tired attacks and scare stories about the system, and ignoring the easy fixes to a 2033 shortfall in funding for boomer retirees, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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Sioux Activists and Backers Prepare for Cold Winter of Resistance at Standing Rock ND As a ND SWAT team points guns at and arrests unarmed Lakota protesters praying at a Sioux protest site, the Standing Rock resistance is preparing for a cold winter stand to block the Dakota Access pipeline project from running through Sioux sacred lands, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(35 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 3, 2007
158 Democrats Gone, and Counting (Take That You Weasels)! There's only one way to get the ossified , calculating, gutless and unprincipled Democratic Party leadership to end the war and start impeachment, and that's by quitting the party in protest.
Convair/General Dynamics Tomahawk, From FlickrPhotos
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, April 15, 2018
Keeping it normal in the world's leading rogue nation: No Indication in the US that the Country is at War Again Where's the peace movement as the Trump administration commits the number one war crime in the UN Charter, launching a war of aggression against Syria, a nation that poses no threat to the US, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Philadelphia VA Hospital, From InText
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 7, 2020
Urgent message to Sanders: Bernie! Call for Immediate Expansion of Medicare to All Americans to Combat the Coronavirus Bernie has a chance to turn his campaign around by acting presidential and demanding Medicare be made available to all uninsured Americans NOW to prevent a coronavirus pandemic, writes TCBH journalist Dave LIndorff
Finnish retirement doesn't mean poverty as it does in the US (, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 14, 2013
In the US Social Security's "just a floor': In Finland Saunas are Hot, Retirement is Cool Finland manages to give its retired and disabled a pension that maintains their standard of living, while the US provides only a low floor to keep them off the heating grates, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Drones spark fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the attacks. Yemeni Houthi rebel spokesman said it had deployed 10 drones in the attacks. He said further ..., From YouTubeVideos
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Hell No! We can't go!: Why on Earth Would the US Go to War with Iran over an Attack on Saudi Oil Refineries? What's the US doing claiming it has the right to attack Iran over a Houti drone attack on a Saudi Arabian refinery? The US doesn't buy Saudi oil. America is exporting oil and gas. There's no US treaty of mutual support with Saudi Arabia, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. This is madness!
John Grant, Vietnam War images, and PRN.fm host Dave Lindorff (, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 25, 2015
Veterans are Keeping the Pentagon Honest about the Vietnam War 40 years after the US defeat and the liberation of Vietnam from a century of colonial and imperialist subjugation, the Pentagon's mounted a costly propaganda campaign to claim the US didn't lose and fought a "noble" war. Hear veteran John Grant tell Dave Lindorff, host of PRN.fm's "This Can't Be Happening!" program, how Vets for Peace is trying to keep Washington honest.
Hands Off Social Security! - Bernie Sanders, From WikimediaPhotos
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 3, 2018
Reagan, Clinton and Tip O'Neill were retirement thieves: Demand an End to the Taxation of Social Security Benefits Social Security has been badly cut for many elderly and disabled by the 'reform' for taxing benefits introduced first in '83 by Reagan and Congressional Democrats and then by President Clinton. It's time to fix that by ending taxation of benefits, the way FDR set the program up. Basta! writes ThisCantBeHappening! journalist Dave Lindorff
Bullet or shrapnel holes in Flt. 17 windshield frame, and Flt 17 (, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Making the news fit the politics: NY Times Finds Conclusions Where None Exist in Dutch Flight 17 Downing Report The NY Times continues its anti-Russian, pro-Kiev propaganda campaign, misrepresenting the results of a Dutch investigation into the Malaysian Flight 17 downing, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 10, 2008
McCain/Palin Campaign Relies on Lazy Thinking and Prejudice to Win It is becoming increasingly clear that this race will be won by a McCain campaign of lies, abetted by a media cover-up of those lies, and enabled by an electorate that believes whatever it is told that plays to its own prejudices.
Trump threatens to freeze Iraq Central Bank's account at the Fed if it demands exit of US troops, From FlickrPhotos
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 11, 2020
Rogue president: Trump Tells Iraq Order US Troops Out and I'll Freeze Your Central Bank's Account at the Fed Trump is threatening to freeze Iraq's central bank's account at the Fed if Baghdad demands the US troops leave the country, an incredibly imperialist demand with no legal basis by our increasingly unbalanced president, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who asks, has he really thought this crazy threat through?
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 26, 2009
Pentagon Dirty Bombers: Depleted Uranium in the USA Homeland Security talks about the threat of "dirty" bombers spreading nuclear contamination across America, but the Pentagon's already doing that, and has been for decades.
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 16, 2009
The Democrats' Health 'Reform' Bill: Kill It Before It Comes to Life! Howard Dean is right. The only thing to do with the health "reform" bill is to kill it and start over. It is worse than no reform. It is simply a Xmass gift to the insurance industry at this point.
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(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 10, 2010
Soldier Marc Hall's Freedom Rap Song Lands Him in Liberty Jail Sing a simple song of freedom to protest being held against your will in the Army? Go to jail as a terrorist. No wonder the Army's having trouble finding new suckers, er "recruits"
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 12, 2008
This War Report Has Been Approved by Your Government Watching the reports on the war in Georgia, I found myself noticing how we don't get coverage like that of Iraq or Afghanistan. Watching the coverage of the Edwards scandal, I just found myself wondering why it was now, and not last fall.
Kameron Prescott, killed by Texas sheriffs deputies, From ImagesAttr
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Offing unarmed adults is bad enough: Cops Killing Kids Has Got to Stop! Cops are killing too many kids because of aggressive, unjustified and careless use of deadly force. Six-year-old Kameron Prescott is the latest such tragedy. It must stop, writes TCHB! journalist Dave LIndorff
US Cyber Command headquarters, From InText
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 16, 2019
What about Venezuela?: US Cyber Attack on Russia's Power Grid is an 'Act of War' (According to US) NY Times reports that the US Cyber Command is hacking Russia's power grid in what, in 2011, the Pentagon concluded is an 'act of war' that could lead to a 'military response.' Yet the Pentagon says it has been accting without the President's knowledge. Yikes, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Homeland Security has bought 750 million bullets in a country of 330 million, From ImagesAttr
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 6, 2012
Hi-Ho! The US is a Police State Police are acting like an occupation army, the NDAA has authorized the military to arrest and detain Americans in the US, and oh, why is the Department of Homeland (sick) Security (sic) buying 750 million bullets, including hollow-point shells?
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Health Care Reform Sell-Out: Why Obama and the Democrats are Either Shysters or Idiots The Obama administration and Democratic leaders in Congress think we're too stupid to see that it's to our advantage, not just socially but even financially, to have a single-payer system. They also think we don't recognize the corruption that is keeping them from giving us single-payer.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Want to Stick it to the Banks? Join a Credit Union Unless you're a financial masochist, you should be switching your deposits and your loans, in fact all your finances, from a bank to a credit union. You'll save money, get treated better, and you'll be screwing the banks.
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Now We Can See Why Open Government Is the Only Way to Go The talk about AIG bonuses is a diversion. The real crime is the bailout itself, which our increasingly secretive government, a captive media and a somnolent public have made possible.
These GE-built Limerick, PA reactors are just like the Fukushima reactors, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Under Control: Relax, Our Nuclear Spill isn't an 'EPPI' Limerick, and dozens of plants like it across the IUS are "routinely" if secretly dumping isotope-laced reactor water into local streams and rivers, with the blessing of the NRC, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 30, 2008
Palin's Abuse of Power The US cannot afford to have another top executive in the White House--especially a VP serving with the oldest president in the nation's history--who abuses her power in office.
Students crushed by debt, while the government profiteers on loans, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The "Subsidized' Loan Charade: The US Government is Profiteering on Struggling Students The debate over student loan interest rates is a joke and diversion says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. The government is making a fortune off of students even at 3.4% interest. There should be a debt moratorium until jobs come back.
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 18, 2008
Prosecuting Bush and Cheney for Torture: No One Can Be Above the Law The conventional media is wrong to be giving Obama a pass on prosecuting Bush and Cheney. A crime is a crime and no president has the right to decide whether to prosecute on political grounds.
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 5, 2008
Obama is Right: It's Easy to Reduce the Nation's (and Your Own) Fuel Bill Dramatically Just driving slower and doing a few other simple things can cut your fuel use and expense dramatically. If we all did it, we might even be able to make the US energy independent and help stave off global warming.
Osama's secrets get another kind of water-boarding treatment, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 2, 2011
What were They Thinking? Suspicions will Inevitably Grow about the Extermination of Osama bin Laden Why did Obama and the CIA have Navy SEALS execute Osama Bin Laden when they had him alive? And why did they obliterate him by dropping his carcass in the ocean, instead of proving they got him?
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 12, 2009
The Democrats: Really, You Just Gotta Laugh We saw this one coming right? Now that the Dems have sold their souls to the insurance industry, the insurance industry is stabbing them in the back.
Medicare for All rally, From FlickrPhotos
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 24, 2020
Saying Government-Funded Healthcare's Too Costly is Nuts"Unless You Think the US Uniquely Can't Do It The attack on Sanders' signature proposal -- expanded Medicare for All-- has begun and the propaganda is both clumsily fraudulent and ugly, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Sanders will need to address it head on, and to make clear that the program is linked to massively cutting military spending.
Who's doing the NSA's bidding, Naomi Wolf or Ed Snowden? (, From ImagesAttr
(32 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 16, 2013
Just wondering... Is Naomi Wolf Working for the NSA? Naomi's unprincipled libel of Edward Snowden, suggesting he might be a 'double agent' working for the NSA, is as scurrilous as it is moronic, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who says she should apologize and donate to his defense fund.
(13 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 19, 2008
White House Lied About Iraqi Yellowcake Buy, But That's Not the Biggest Scandal No big surprise in Congressional report that the White House lied about the Iraq yellowcake purchase story. What we still need is an honest explanation from pro-war members of Congress as to why such a story could have ever been accepted as grounds for a war.
What kind of people would accept the idea of 44 million abjectly poor countrymen, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 7, 2011
America is a Sick Country America is sick, both physically and mentally. Let me count the ways--at least some of them.
The $400-million F-22 is a flying coffin, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Dropping Planes, Not Bombs: US Attack on Iran with F-22 Stealth Fighters would be Laughable If the US is serious about wanting to threaten Iran with an attack, it shouldn't be using F-22s to do it, since they just would end up killing US pilots and littering the desert with $400-million wrecks, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Marines train for duty on the Mexican border: shoot to kill migrants?, From ImagesAttr
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Shooting to Kill Immigrants on the Mexican Border: WTF? A Border Agent Fired First at Immigrant Smugglers? The question not being asked is, why did Border Patrol officer Ivie shoot FIRST at what he thought were immigrant smugglers? Is immigration now a capital crime, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Bernie Sanders for President, From FlickrPhotos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 25, 2019
'2016 Deja vu all over again; Corporate Media's Trashing of Bernie Sanders Starts Anew The corporate media, probably working with the Democratic National Committee as in 2016, is piling on Sanders with ridiculous hit pieces, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Will the tactic work again to produce a losing corporatist Democratic presidential candidate?
.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez., From FlickrPhotos
(47 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 28, 2019
Sucking up to Boss Bezos: Columnist Thiessen Calling AOC 'Economically Illiterate,' Instead Shows Own Economic Ignorance Bezos house propagandist/columnist Marc Thiessen says AOC is an 'economic illiterate' for attacking Amazon headquarter deal in NYC, but it's really Thiessen who doesn't understand the crooked economics of corporate economic extortion involved in such schemes, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Rudy Giuliani, Trump's top lawyer in lawsuits seeking to overturn the election, calls for beheading Democratic leaders (that would include President-Elect Biden) on Fox New's Hannity show. Click on the image or caption to play the clip), From Uploaded
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 20, 2020
'They should be beheaded!': Trump and Giuliani Go Full IS in Attack on Biden and Democrats US "War" on Terror tactics of "decapitation" of enemies, adopted against Taliban and IS, are coming home in the form of Trump's top elections lawyer Rudy Giuliani now calling for the "decapitation" of Dem Party leaders, which would of course include President-Elect Joe Biden, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 11, 2010
Israeli Disinformation Challenged: New Smuggled Clip Shows IDF Commandos Kicking and Apparently Shooting Victim Israel's campaign of lies stands exposed with this latest video smuggled out by a Mavi Marmara activist. It shows IDF commandos kicking a prone victim, and then executing him with semi-automatic rifle fire.
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On Dec. 7, Take the Money and Run: Show the Banks and Politicians Who's Boss A freestyle movement is sweeping Europe and coming to the US--an organized run on the biggest banks by everyone who's fed up with the way they've been ripping us all off and wrecking the economy. Get ready to move your money December 7.
Hands Off Social Security!, From FlickrPhotos
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Trump attacks key programs for the elderly and disabled: Alert! Social Security, Medicare are in Critical Danger Trump is threatening to destroy Social Security and Medicare by ending the payroll tax for both programs. It's time for militant resistance. We cannot rely on complicit Dems and Biden, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
NY's 'Finest' bust up a legal protest during Occupy Wall Street (, From ImagesAttr
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We need peace officers, not pinkertons: What's Wrong with Police in America America has too many cops, too many of them are the wrong kind of people for the job, and they are far too heavily armed. We need "peace officers" not "law enforcers," writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
The US Pacific Fleet -- hundreds of billions of dollars flying and sailing in formation, From FlickrPhotos
(30 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 17, 2019
Shut down the war machine! : Saving America and the World by Slashing US Military Spending The US is the world's greatest threat to peace. It is the driver of global military spending, accounting for more than a third of the total, and all that money is sucking the life out of needed social spending globally and especially inside the US, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff, who says it's time to slash Pentagon spending and make the military justify every penny spent.
Mexico-bound monarch...but will its forest reserve still be there?, From ImagesAttr
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 13, 2016
It's way too quiet: Spotting the Havoc Wreaked by Climate Change and Development is, Sadly, a Walk in the Park Even nature preserves are being destroyed by climate change, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff after walking through a disturbingly silent park. We need radical, not "incremental" action, he says, and Clinton won't give us that.
(40 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Small Change: Obama's Betrayal Obama, in turning on his progressive base, is making decisions that will leave him presiding for four years over a ruined economy and an endless, unwinnable war.
Russian UAE embassy sents Tweet: Evidence of Russian invasion! (, From ImagesAttr
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What Russian invasion?: In-Place Cease-Fire Reached between Government and Rebel Forces in Ukraine In the cease-fire negotiated under Russian auspices between the Ukraine government and Russian Separatists, no mention was made of any Russian invasion, and no call was made for Russian troops to leave Ukraine, for the good reason that there was no invasion, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
CIA veteran Ray McGovern and Flt 17 cockpit section (, From ImagesAttr
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What's the truth behind Malaysian Flight 17 downing?: CIA Analysts Won't Back White House Claims of Russian Culpability CIA veteran Ray McGovern says CIA analysts are refusing to support White House claim that Russia and Ukraining rebels are behind the shoot-down of Malaysian Flight 17. Here his interview by TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff on Progressive Radio Network's "This Can't Be Happening!" program
Voter suppression was over long ago. Now it's more sophisticated, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 4, 2012
Broken US System Needs Watching: International Election Observers Could Face Arrest The US routinely sends international monitors to watch foreign elections but when other countries try to send them here to monitor ours, they're threatened with arrest by authorities, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
41 Squadron Panavia Tornado GR4, preparing to test fire four Storm Shadow missiles., From FlickrPhotos
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No more worshiping of the military Time to Call out US Militarism for What It Is: The Key Threat to America's Security Real security for America will only come by ending the worship of American militarism, by slashing the military budget, and by funding human needs at home, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Two crusty old socialists: Austrian President elect van der Bellen and Bernie Sanders, From ImagesAttr
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Is there be a lesson here for Sanders?: 72-Year-Old Fringe Left Candidate Wins Presidency in Austrian Run-Off Election If Austrians can elect the candidate of a fringe left party as president, could Americans do the same should Sanders not get the Democratic nomination and then choose to run as the Green candidate against Clinton and Trump? Yes! writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorf.
Is the real De Blasio the Sandinista backer or Clinton friend? (, From ImagesAttr
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Time to invite Occupy back to Wall Street: Is NYC's New Mayor Really a Lefty or Just Another Progressive Poseur? NYC's new mayor has a progressive history, but his friendship with Clinton is troubling, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Is he real progressive, or just another Clinton/Obama poseur? We need proof.
The long stymied Equal Rights Amendment is much closer, but will still require the kind of militant struggle by women and the men who support their demands that we saw fighting for it in the 1970s. Now is the time!, From FlickrPhotos
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Did you feel the Earth move?: Virginia Becomes Needed 28th State to Ratify the ERA! In a major breakthrough, Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the ERA, meeting the Constitution's requirement for adoption of the amendment of 3/4 of the state legislatures, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Immediately, Trump's Justice Dept. said it doesn't matter since a Congressional deadline of '982 already passed. See you in court...
Massive protests will be needed to defend Social Security, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 29, 2016
Opening salvo: Get Ready for an All-Out Assault on Social Security by Washington in 2017 The inevitable attack by a new Republican-dominated Washington government on Social Security has begun with an ideologically driven scare report out of the Congressional Budget Office, warns TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
From flickr.com: Jeremy Corbyn, From Images
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Thoughts on returning to the US from a trip abroad: Whoa! It's Really Crazy Here! Mainstream US media wrongly suggest British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is a UK version of Bernie Sanders. He is not, but is a genuine leftist with a leftist program and a plan to win power for his party, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, just back from a visit to the UK
CIA leaves c-4 explosives on schoolbus in k-9 unit 'test', From ImagesAttr
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CIA 'test' gone wrong or something else?: Virginia School mechanic finds C-4 Explosive in Bus Engine Compartment Alert distict mechanic spots C-4 explosives "left behind" from secret CIA K-9 unit 'test' that planted C-4 on Virginia school bus and in a Virginia school building. CIA promises to investigate itself, but that's not sufficient, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Michael Brown dead, cops patrolling Ferguson and killer cop Darren Wilson (, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 26, 2014
In Combat, the Killing of Michael Brown Would have Been a War Crime The Grand Jury decision not to indict a Ferguson cop for the murder of Michael Brown, and that killing itself of an unarmed 18-year-old youth, reek of the racism and militarist authoritarianism that plagues nearly all US towns and cities, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
TRUMP 16 Make America Great Again sticker, From WikimediaPhotos
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Beware the supporter scorned: Upstate New York Trump Voters Hit Hard in President's Proposed 2018 Budget Upper New York State voted heavily for Donald Trump in November, but if his cuts to Medicaid and Food Stamps make it into the final 2018 budget his supporters there will be dumping him, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Americans want Medicare-for-All, but will Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats block it?, From GoogleImages
(47 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 17, 2018
Pelosi's duplicity: Blocking any Tax Rise Could Rule Out Medicare-for-All and Social Security Bolstering ncoming House Speaker Pelosi's plan to require a super majority vote on bills that could raise taxes on the middle class would render Medicare-for-All and any real Social Security bolstering impossible, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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Nukes Over America: All A Stupid Mistake. Sure it Was The Air Force 'investigation' chalks it all up to a series of snafus. No biggie. But why could Barksdale personnel clearly see instantly what Minot personnel missed when the nukes were right in front of them for hours?
(15 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 24, 2009
The Best Health 'Reform' Money Can Buy The whole health 'reform' show in Washington is a sham, with the result--a rotten system run by the insurance industry--preordained by lavish lobbyist spending.
Two Intel Agcy 'thugs' who became presidents: George HW Bush and Vlad Putin, From ImagesAttr
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 7, 2017
They (Russia&US) shoot journos don't they?: US Media Only Question Putin Role, Not US Leaders' Role in Journo Killings, US media love to attribute journalist slayings in Russia to Putin, but don't ever talk about whether US leaders are behing the killings of US journalists, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Bee on yellow dandelion flower, From FlickrPhotos
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 7, 2019
What is it about dandelions?: Americans' Extinction Denial Syndrome Americans are blithely destroying the environment and pumping carbon into the air, ignoring all the dire warnings -- even the latest from Australian researchers predicting a collapse of civilization by 2050 as a result of climate change, a story the mass media gave one day's attention too, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. What gives?
F-35, mankind's most costly weapon at $1.5 trillion, and 40 Dem senators just voted to fund it, From GoogleImages
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 3, 2018
Where's the 'democratic socialist' challenge to militarism?: Senate Dems, with Few Exceptions, are a Gang of War-Mongers 40 of the Senate's 47 Democrats just voted along with 46 Republicans to pass the Pentagon's record $717 billion budget for 2019. Where are the 'democratic socialist' voices decrying this massive diversion of needed funds for America's people, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Does Anybody Else Think Getting America Shopping Again is Crazy Talk? The last thing we need to do is get everyone back into the malls. We need to reconstruct society so we aren't all just "consumers," but are once again human beings and citizens.
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 15, 2008
They're Scaring Us to Death Forget terrorists. Bush, Cheney and their backers in Congress are the biggest threats to our health and safety.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 29, 2009
Our Out-of-Whack Economy and the Happy Talk Propagandists Recession over? Yeah, and I've got this great deal on a bridge on the East Side of lower Manhattan I'd be willing to sell you (pay in Euros please)...
The fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline, explained How Native Americans and environmentalists stopped a $3.8 billion oil pipeline. Subscribe to our channel! goo.gl/0bsAjO For more on the Dakota Access ..., From YouTubeVideos
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 21, 2019
Where were Senators during the Standing Rock?: US Senators Condemn Hong Kong Police Ignoring Far More Brutal US Cops The US Congress is quick to protest brutal police handling of Hong Kong protests, but its members take no action, and even praise the actions of far more vicious, militarized police in the US against protests here in the porpeted "land of the free" and First Amendment right of speech and assembly, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 19, 2008
Hang On to Your Wallet! The Government is About to Rescue Us The "rescue" of Wall Street from itself is not about helping us, it's about helping them, and we're paying. The real answer is to chop them all--banks, investment banks and insurance companies--back down to size so they can fail and hurt nobody but themselves and their investors.
Expand Social Security Press Conference, From FlickrPhotos
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 16, 2020
Truly Remaking Social Security is the Key to Having a Livable Society in the US Reforming and expanding Social Security to make up for the loss of pensions and unions is a key to making the US a more humane and livable country. We get there by raising benefits, making healthcare a right with Medicare for All, by making college free to all who want it, and by slashing military spending, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. It's all a package. That's social democracy!
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Only Rats Get Fat as Misdirected Bailout and Stimulus Funds go Down the Rat Hole The bailout has been wasted so far, and it looks like Obama and Congress want to waste another trillion dollars or more, enriching bankers while leaving the economy and most Americans in the ditch.
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 27, 2009
America's Stupid Health Care Debate: Keeping Some Ideas Off the Table It is nothing short of idiotic that discussion about reforming America's out-of-control and failed health care mess will not consider the successful government-run system just across the border to our north in Canada.
The Patriot Act--no security, but a lot of lost liberties (, From ImagesAttr
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Here come the terrorists!: Help! The USA PATRIOT ACT has expired! Obama and the Congressional fear-mongers are saying that with parts of the USA PATRIOT Act lapsed, the terrorists will have a field day. If you believe that, TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff has a bridge in NYC he'd like to sell you.
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 25, 2010
Boo! The Scary, Scary Social Security 'Crisis' is Back! Don't be fooled by the scare stories. Social Security isn't in trouble because the recession has it paying out more than is getting put in. It just means we need to tax the rich, tax investment income and raise the FICA tax on employers.
Qassem Soleimani: Iranians mourn as world reacts to death of Iran's top military official Flags, memes, fears and fury - the killing of the military chief is going to have reverberations for some time. . READ MORE ..., From YouTubeVideos
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 6, 2020
Jingoism promotes mindless support for war: It's Our Own Leader, Donald Trump, Who Is 'Blood-Thirsty' and 'Blood-Soaked' Jingoism reigns in US media as US heads towards war with Iran following Trump's assassination by drone of Iran's top military commander, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Cuba Prez Raul Castro,Sen. McCain and scenes from Gitmo (, From ImagesAttr
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 30, 2015
Sen. McCain is 'low-life scum': And NPR's Not Reporting the News on Cuba Much Differently than the Corporate Media NPR claims to report the news fully, distinguishing it from the corporate media competition, but at least when it comes to reporting on Cuba, there's little difference between 'public' and corporate broadcasts, writes TCBH! journalist, who adds that Sen. McCaine is 'scum'
Kunduz hospital destroyed by deliberate American attack that killed 22 (, From ImagesAttr
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'We're sorry': America's Latest War Crime is the Murderous Destruction of a Hospital in Afghanistan After bombing and destroying a Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, the US tried to claim it was an accident, that it was the Afghan military's fault, and that it was collateral damage from a different target. All the excuses were lies. The hospital was targeted in a horrific war crime, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(charts courtesy National Priorities Project), From ImagesAttr
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Depending on What Denominator is Used, Either 62% or 42% of the Federal Budget Goes to the Military Liberal economists and like Dean Baker don't often talk about the vast spending by the US on the military, which is the real reason this country doesn't have national health care, modern trains and good roads and first rate schools, etc., writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Two thirds of your tax dollars go to the Pentagon and it's time people learned that!
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 23, 2009
The Simple Answer to America's Health Care Crisis: Medicare for All Just extending Medicare to all Americans would not just solve the problem of getting everyone the care they need--it would cost us all almost $1 trillion a year less than we're currently spending!
Real reason for the US deficit: the Pentagon, not
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 29, 2011
It's the Military, Stupid!: Don't Blame America's Debt Crisis on Social Security and Medicare The NY Times' Gretchen Morgenson has been exemplary in exposing the banks' corrupt role in causing the financial crisis and recession, but she lost her way writing about the deficit crisis when she reported on the findings of a Peterson Institute study that blamed Social Security, and she didn't even mention the military!
President Moon Jae-in is talking with North Korea's Kim Jong-un and America's not amused, From FlickrPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 22, 2018
Standing up to empire: South Korea Slips Off the US Leash In the face of US demands for denuclearization by North Korea before any talks, South Korea is talking with the North on its own, and Trump and the Washington establishment are not amused, writed TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 23, 2009
The Way Forward on Holding the Bush/Cheney Administration Accountable for its Crimes Impeachment didn't happen, and indictment, however richly deserved, isn't likely. But a Truth & Reconciliation Commission could accomplish the same thing, and might even lead to some prosecutions.
Scalia: low-wattage jurist on the Supreme Court (, From ImagesAttr
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Making a joke of the Supreme Court: Justice Antonin Scalia is a Publicity-Seeking Intellectual Midget Scalia's claim that nothing he knows of in the Constitution would ban torture is so outrageous this fat ignoramous should be driven from his seat on the High Court, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Wife's video shows killer cop dropping something (a gun?) near victim's body, From ImagesAttr
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 25, 2016
Key Thing about the Latest Police Killing in Charlotte, NC is that It Was Totally Gratuitous Charlotte police had no reason to execute Keith Scott, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Videos show he never threatened police, and also suggest a gun may have been planted at the scene by the killer cop.
Bernie Sanders' campaign pushes back on Elizabeth Warren's claims According to sources, Sen. Bernie Sanders told Sen. Elizabeth Warren during a private meeting in December 2018 that he did not believe a woman could win ..., From YouTubeVideos
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 14, 2020
CNN's Sanders Hit Piece Doesn't Pass the Smell Test Elizabeth Warren is in hot water because of a last minute attack on Bernie Sanders started by a leak by her staff claiming he had told her in a private meeting of the two on Dec. 12, 2018 that "a woman can't win the presidency." Sanders has sharply denied the claim, which comes out less than two days ahead of the last debate before the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire primary.
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Loserville: Obama Is Channeling Kerry and Gore It's not McCain or his campaign's attacks. It's Obama himself, and his loser advisers, who are to blame for Obama's slide in the polls. If he doesn't throw them out and campaign as a progressive, anti-war candidate, he'll be the Democrats' third strike out in a row.
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 21, 2009
The New York Times Trashes Single-Payer Health Reform The NY Times applies a tight tournequet to its analysis of single-payer health reform, quoting only mainstream or right-wing economists, and looking at only costs, not savings.
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 28, 2008
Will 'Tough Guy' Dick Cheney Cop Out as Usual and Take a Pardon? Dick Cheney has always been a coward who ducked responsibility if it might make his life harder. So expect him to grab the lifeline of a pardon rather than to defend his convictions in court. He'll let others pay for his crimes.
US Special Forces in Raqqa%2C May 2016., From WikimediaPhotos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Sure Trump is 'Betraying the Kurds!' but What's New about That? Republicans and most Democrats are blasting Trump for pulling US troops out of Syria calling it a "betrayal" of America's Kurdish allies, but what's new about that? America has betrayed its allies regularly since WWII, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff, in Laos, in Vietnam, in Afghanistan, in Iraq etc.
(27 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 7, 2008
9-11 Cover-Up, Treason and The Bomb Why do we have to find out what's happening here by reading it in British newspapers? Why isn't Congress on this like flies on crap?
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 5, 2010
American Justice is Blind, But the Scales are Rigged If you are politically connected, Judges will find problems with your case and toss it out. As for other people, they go to trial, coerced evidence or not, and get convicted.
NYPD's Finest arrest a man in a polar bear suit (, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Wall Street is fertile ground for a movement: Liberals and Liberation on a Weekend of Climate Action in New York The huge march in New York Sunday calling for climate action was big on numbers but tame on message. The sitdown near Wall Street the next day was militant and focused on Wall Street's key role in climate change. Together the two days' actions could signal the birth of a new movement to blunt capitalism's rapacious greed, writes TCBH's Dave LIndorff, and might even save the planet
Sanders trashes Democratic leaders, says he's still running for president, From ImagesAttr
(31 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Is Sanders' End Game to Sell Out His 'Political Revolution' or to Take It All the Way to November? Sanders in a Times op-ed trashes Democratic leaders, and by clear implication, Hillary Clinton, and describes himself as still seeking the Democratic Party presidential nod. So what's his game, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Is he going to sell out or maybe still run as a Green if he can't run as a Dem?
(35 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Obama and Holder Must Prosecute War Crimes or Become Guilty of Them Themselves Prosecuting war crimes is not an option for the president. If he doesn't do it, he's violating the Geneva Conventions and is a war criminal himself.
Dept. of 'Justice' head Eric Holder and NSA whistleblower Ed Snowden (, From ImagesAttr
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Holder promises Russia not to torture Snowden: A Shameful Day to Be a US Citizen The idea that a US Attorney General would have to write a Russian Justice Minister promising not to torture an American extradited to the US is simply appalling, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(56 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The US Need Not Inevitably Descend into Violent Chaos If and When Disaster Strikes Both the survivalist right and liberal politicians pushing back on environmentalists who want strong action on cutting carbon emissions warn of violent chaos in case of economic collapse or rules banning oil/gas wells or gas guzzling vehicles. They're wrong, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, saying the Depression and Dust Bowl response proves people join together and help each other in a crisis.
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Chasing red squirrels in DC: Dems Doom 2018 Chances by Labeling Trump a Russky Puppet, not Just Another Sleazy Plutocrat The Democrats are risking blowing the chance to retake Congress in 2018 and of letting Trump win in 2020 by focusing on trying to revive the Cold War and paint Trump as Russia's puppet instead of going back to their New Deal roots, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
From flickr.com: We need gun reform now, student lie-in at the White House to protest gun laws, From Images
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 8, 2018
The kids are rising!: Learning the Power of Protest and Confrontation The students of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in taking their protest against lax regulation of assault-type weapons, could be igniting a new student movement that could spark a return to mass action in the streets on many critical issues, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Fist Freedom Of Expression ? Free vector graphic on Pixabay504 -- 720 - 48k - png, From GoogleImages
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 16, 2018
Mainstream media hypocrisy on display: Press Freedom for me Censorship for You Hundreds of US newspapers large and small ran editorials Thursday defending Press Freedom and condemning Trump's attacks on the media, but the defense they put up is limited to them. They ignore alternative media and the whistleblowers who often provide them with their most important stories, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Mumia before his Hep-C case, and as he looked under prison non-treatment, From ImagesAttr
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Federal Judge Orders Pennsylvania to Provide Anti-Viral Hep-C Treatment to Mumia Abu-Jamal A federal judge in Scranton has ordered the PA prison system to began treating celebrated prison journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal with state-of-the-art anti-viral medication to treat his raging case of Hep-C, ending two years of deliberate neglect by prison health officials.
Bolivia's Evo Morales with another popular leftist leader, Lula, later ousted and jailed with US backing (and now freed again), From WikimediaPhotos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Expect to find CIA behind Morales' ouster: When an Elected Government Falls in Latin America, Look for US Role History shows that whenever a democratic government is overthrown in Latin America, the US has played a role in the coup. Expect to find the same to be true in the coup that has driven popular socialist leader Evo Morales into exile from Brazil, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
DNC vice-chair Tulsi Gabbard quits, endorses Sanders, From ImagesAttr
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DNC defection: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's Surprise Endorsement Gives Sanders a Chance to Change the Whole Primary Game DNC vice-chair Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, resigns and endorses Sanders, saying Clinton support of US militarism is unacceptable. Her move gives Sanders a chance to shake up the primaries by making her his running mate choice, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Wikileaks' Assange has been stuck in the Ecuador embassy for years, From ImagesAttr
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 18, 2016
New York Times soils itself: Attacking Wikileaks' Assange for Doing What Journalists are Supposed to Do The NY Times embarrassed itself with sa shameful editorial about Julian Assange that featured character assassination, lies and hypocrisy from a paper that has hidden stories from the public to help presidents get elected, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Is the Chattanoogaa Marine office a terror site or a battle site?, From ImagesAttr
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 18, 2015
It's not terrorism if it's retaliation: Chattanooga Shooting, If Linked to ISIS, is a Legitimate Act of War Tossing a 'terrorist' label on every shooting, including those of US military personnel, at home and abroad, instead of recognizing them as acts of war, hides Americans from the reality that America's 'War' on Terror has made the US a battleground -- one which puts all of us in jeopardy, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 2, 2014
One cheer for the New York Times (three for the Guardian) The Times surprised us by calling for clemency or a plea bargain for Snowden, but still thinks jail for the whistleblower would be okay, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Israel's entire air force, like these F-16s, are made in and financed by the US, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 13, 2011
Bombs, Lies and Videotape: Washington's Fake "Concern' About a Possible Israeli Attack on Iran The idea that Israel would attack Iran without full approval from the US is ludicrous, and a Big Lie, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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Alert! This IS Happening ThisCantBeHappening! is becoming an On-Line News Collective This Can't Be Happening! remakes itself as a news collective. Several of the journalist in the collective are Op Ed News regulars.
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Hall & Fuchs: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Spies Who Kept a Criminal US with a Nuclear Monopoly from Making More of Them Time to celebrate the heroic atp,oc spies, Ted Hall and Klaus Fuchs, who by passing key secrets to the Soviets to hasten their development of their own bomb, saved themselves and the world from a post-war US with a monopoly on nuke weapons and a demonstrated willingness to use them, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, currently making a movie about Hall.
Obama steals and misuses Irish writer's words of peace, while pursuing endless wars and drone killings, From ImagesAttr
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Misusing a quote about peace: Obama Calls for Peace and Comity at Home, But Favors Wars and Killer Drones Abroad Obama lifted words of peace without crediting the Irish author, and applied them to US conflict over police killings and killing of police, while continuing endless wars and drone killings the those words had originally criticized, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Michael Bloomberg caught using forced prison labor as campaign phone callers, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 26, 2019
American oligarch: Michael Bloomberg's Campaign Staff Don't Work Like Slaves, They Are Slaves Oligarch billionaire Democratic presidential wannabee Mike Bloomberg got caught using forced prison labor of incarcerated women for campaign calls to California voters while running a $128-million ad campaign touting his support for fair-paying jobs, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Bret Grote, one of the attorneys in Mumia Hep-C treatment case, From Images
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PA Prison System Admits Secret 'Protocol' Denies Hep-C Treatment to All but Prisoners Near Death A federal court action brought by Mumia Abu-Jamal seeking an injunction forcing PA's prison system to give him medication to treat his active Hep-C infection has uncovered records showing the state is denying care to over 6000 inmates with active Hep-C infections.
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The sh*t is everywhere: Yesterday's 'Shithole Countries' Can Become Classy Places Donald, and Vice Versa President Trump forgets that today's "shithole country" can become tomorrow's modern nation, like China. Meanwhile, he's helping the US become a shithole through neglect of its poor and ignored neighborhoods, urban and rural, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Dr. Kris Neuhaus on Kline disbarment: Karma's a bitch', From ImagesAttr
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'Karma's a b*tch': Supreme Court Upholds Disbarment of Kansas's Anti-Abortion Former Attorney General The Supreme Court has upheld the permanent disbarment of disgraced former Kansas AG Phil Kline for his abusive and dishonest and "fervid" prosecutions of abortion doctors in Kansas, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Beto O'Rourke Jams with Willie Nelson at Fourth of July Picnic ..., From GoogleImages
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Thinking long-term about the election: Not a Blue Wave, but Perhaps a Foreshock of the Big Blue One that's Coming The Dems got the House, but the Big Blue Wave is yet to come. The growing impact of the Latino and young vote was shown this Election, writes TCBH! journalist, but what's coming will shake both the traditional parties, perhaps as soon as 2020.
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Advice from a Boomer:Wake Up You Older Voters Backing Biden! He's Going After Your (and Your Grandkids') Social Security Pollsters report that older people, above 65 and even older are still favoring Biden, but 70-year-old TCBH! journalist wonders why? If their big issue is Social Security, they're betting on the wrong horse, he says, because Biden has been working with Republicans to cut benefits, not protect them.
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Murphy's Law and the Stupidity of Obama's Drill-Drill-Drill Offshore Oil Policy The well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico is nothing compared to what would happen if such a thing happened to a well in the Arctic Ocean. And such an event is only a matter of time if Arctic Ocean drilling begins
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Cut My Hair but Not a Terrorist: TSA in Philly Must Mean Truly Stupid A******s Wish me luck on my flight to Geneva. I recently cut my hair much shorter than in my passport pic, which, to the TSA and Philly police, is apparently a sign of a recent 'radicalization.' Uh-oh.
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The Air Force Cover-Up of that Minot-Barksdale Nuclear Missile Flight If America has put electronic alarms and motion sensors on Russian nukes, wouldn't they be on our nukes too? If so, who turned them off at Minot, and why?
Russian SU-24 like the one shot down by Turkish F-16s, From ImagesAttr
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Invisible US hand leading to war?: Turkey's Downing of a Russian Jet at the Turkish/Syrian Border an Act of Madness The US was almost certainly behind, and was clearly notified and approved of a Turkish shoot-down of a Russian jet over the Turkey/Syria border -- an act that will lead to a Russian response, and that could trigger a world war, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Craters Bomb craters in Laos, in 2016. 80 million unexploded bombs continue to kill and maim here, mainly children. Music excerpt from .At Rest., From YouTubeVideos
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The reality we must face: Our Country, the United States, is a Rogue Nation and Our Leaders are Criminals The truth is that the US is and continues to be the leading rogue nation of the world, and, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff, it has been that rogue nation since before he was born in 1949, beginning at least with the atomic bombing of the two non-military cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, in 1945.
26 June 2019 free HK 28, From FlickrPhotos
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Hong Kong and Puerto Rico: Two Colonies Doomed to 2nd-Class Status and Remote Central Government Control Hong Kong and Puerto Rico share a common feature: both are colonies controlled by remote and imperious central governments, and both have millions of angry and frustrated citizens who want more control over their lives and their homes, with little change of getting it, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Social Security Card | A social security card on a bed of mo. | Flickr1024 -- 497 - 482k - jpg, From GoogleImages
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Call to locked arms: Time to Organize a Mass Movement in Defense of Social Security and Medicare for All With the tax bill about wrapped up, get ready for a full-out assault by Trump and the Republican Congress on Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the ACA and public assistance. What we need now is a mass political movement to defend all those programs, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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If we only had a leader with guts: What a State-Run GM Could Do If the government, as owner, would do more than just hand money to the free enterprise cultists and greedheads running GM, Chrysler and the banks, we could see great changes.
Buffalo police shove elderly man to ground, injuring him; claim he This video still shows a Buffalo police officer shoving an elderly man to the ground as protests wrapped up Thursday, June 4, 2020. Buffalo, NY -- Two Buffalo ..., From YouTubeVideos
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We're All George Floyd: Cop Pushes Old White Man Over Backwards, Leaves Victim Unconscious After Head Hits Sidewalk Hard Watching Buffalo cops push over and seriously injure a 75-year-old white man while trying to bust up a protest action, and then leave him bleading on the sidewalk with a serious head injury, TCBH! Journalist Dave Lindorff, 71 and white, says 'We're all George Floyd!'
Randall Park as Kim Jong-un and Jeremy Renner as Gary Webb (, From ImagesAttr
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Marketing Madness: Americans See Selves as Freedom's Heroes as They Flock to Watch a Lousy Comedy The super-patriotic yahoos thronging theaters to watch Kim Jong-un's head explode aren't defending American freedom. If they were, they'd be watching 'Kill the Messenger,' writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorf
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 8, 2010
Kill Bill: Death to Obamacare! Obamacare is worse than nothing. Like a cake made of rotten ingredients, or a house built with dioxin-contaminated lumber, it needs to be tossed out, and put in a hazardous waste dump.
Forget Trump's wall, the DNC and Hillary created a 4-mile 'Green Zone' fence in Philly, From ImagesAttr
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No crooked sociopaths in the White House: I'm with Jill Stein! With Sanders' capitulation to and endorsement of Clinton, it's time to support Jill Stein and the Green Party, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Sen. .Pander. Toomey,Nominee Adegbile and Mumia Abu-Jamal (, From ImagesAttr
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Pandering to the Fraternal Order of Police: Senator Calls Constitutional Win on Death Penalty ‘Undermining Justice' Sen. Toomey earns the name Sen. Pander for his fawning play to the police union, arguing that Obama's nominee for Civil Rights Div. head is unacceptable because he won, on Constitutional grounds, an overturning of Mumia's death penalty.
The Panic Buying Begin's As Costco Shelves Stripped In NYC, San Francisco, Seattle, Hawaii etc... This has begun to escalate quickly as panic buying hits the US beginning at Costco, Sam's club, and other box stores across several major US cities including, From YouTubeVideos
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US woefully unprepared: With Looming Coronavirus Pandemic About to Hit the US, It's Time to Think Outside the Box The US health system and employment rules that have most workers without sick leave or sick pay is a disaster when a pandemic strikes. We need free testing, free care for coronavirus-infected people, and should open the VA Health system to care for pandemic victims, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 22, 2010
Testing Phobia: Texas Set to Execute Another Innocent Man In Texas, not admitting a mistake takes precedence over the issue of guilt or innocence, even if it means executing the wrong person.
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Mass. Mayhem: The Democrats' Debacle and the Perfect Moment for Party Progressives The voters of Massachusetts, including many liberal Democratic voters, are telling Democrats that as a party they are toast. Obama and the corporatist Democrats in Congress are heading for a route in November, and if progressives in Congress don't leave this sinking ship, they'll deserve to go down with it.
Bernie Wins Iowa! Thank you Iowa for bringing our campaign to victory! We are well-positioned to win the Democratic nomination and defeat the most dangerous president in the ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Sanders Wins as the Democratic Party Leadership Has Done the Impossible, Disgracing Itself! Faced with sabatoge, incompetence and corruption from the Democratic Establishment, the DNC and its chair Tom Perez, and cheating and lying by his opponent, Goldman Sachs candidate Buttigieg, Sanders wins the popular vote decisively in Iowa. Now on to New Hampshire to face more subversion head on.
A hastily called antt-Syria bombing protest in central Philadelphia, From ImagesAttr
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'Mine is bigger!': President Trump's War Crime is Worse than the One He Accuses Assad of Commiting Trump's missile strike on Syria, failing to meet the most minimal requirements of legality (imminent threat of attack or a UN Security Council endorsement), is a vastly greater war crime than the dubious one he accuses Syrian leader Assad of, namely using chemical weapons, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. It's clear who should be in the Hague on trial.
The 2020 Census form may be corrupted by adding a question about citizenship, From YouTubeVideos
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What if millions of citizens checked 'not a citizen'?: Defeating Trump's Plot to Corrupt the Census If Trump manages to get the recently packed US Supreme Court to allow a citizenship question on the US 2020 Census questionaire, TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff offers a suggestion citizens may take to counter that corruption of the process.
Terrorist (l), killed up to 14, Not terrorist (r), killed 26 incl. 20 kids, From ImagesAttr
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Terror's Nothing New, but Certain Acts Inspire Panic and Threats to Freedom, Others Defense of the 2nd Amendment Terrorist acts and slaughters by nutcases have always been with us but there's a difference in reaction if it's terroror by a Muslim or foreigner than a US white guy. In one case, there are calls to reduce our freedoms, in the other, to defend one freedom--the 2nd amendment, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Another obstacle in the way of the real solution: Medicare for All, From ImagesAttr
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Nobody Wins: High Court Backs "Obama/RomneyCare,' Leaves Public on Life-Support The Supremes upheld Obama/RomneyCare, but it's no victory for the public, and probably no victory for Obama either, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
3D Monument Avenue General Robert E. Lee, From FlickrPhotos
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Remembering history is good; celebrating it, not so much If it's right for Germany to tear down Hitler and Nazi memorials, and for Russians to tear down Stalin statuary, if it was right for US forces to tear down Saddam Hussein statues, it's right to get rid of the vile white supremacist traitors who led the CSA, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
Billboards like these in south Florida didn't work this time, From ImagesAttr
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Zionist Lobby in US Takes a Hit in Latest National Election The Zionist lobby put a lot of money behind Mitt Romney and a number of Congressional candidates, but many lost. TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff says AIPAC threats to politicians are now seen as a bluff.
Michelle Rhee: inflated resume and deceitful school 'reform' campaign, From ImagesAttr
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Hidden Anti-Teacher Agenda: Former DC Schools Chancellor Rhee Still Scamming and Posing as Education "Reformer' Former DC schools head Michelle Rhee is still scamming progressives with her hidden anti-teacher political organization, StudentsFirst, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Combat zone in Ferguson, MO, From ImagesAttr
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In many US communities, cops are the 'terrorists': Police Need to Be Demilitarized and Remade as 'Peace Officers' Across America, police have become an occupying army of law 'enforcers.' We need a militant movement to demilitarize cops and remake them as 'peace officers,' writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Social Security's 'security' is a joke, From ImagesAttr
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SSNs should be for Agency's use, nobody else's: 143 Million Social Security Number Hack is Really About Our Fears The Equifax breach of 143 million people's credit info, including SSNs, shows how fragile security is for our Social Security numbers, writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff. But it's our own fault. We let everyone demand our card numbers.
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Demonizing Iran: US Media Continue Beating War Drums The US media are busy ginning up a war against Iran, just as they did in the case of Iraq. This time, they claim, with no evidence, that Iran is making a nuke, and refer ludicrously to a Third-World country that hasn't invaded anyone in centures as America's "arch-enemy."
Two pandemic victims: Singer/songwriter John Prine and the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders, From InText
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John Prine and Bernie Sanders: Honoring Two Men Just Brought Down by the Coronavirus Pandemic This past week the Coronavirus, besides killing thousands of Americans, millions of jobs and the global economy, killed two important things: the incomparable folksinger/songwriter John Prine, and the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 25, 2010
America and Obama Hit Bottom: Pressuring Child Soldier to Plead Guilty to Murder Violates International Law and Decency The pressuring of child soldier Omar Khadr, after nine years in Guantanamo, to plead guilty to murder or face life in Guantanamo represents a new low for American "justice" and for a President who promised to end the abuses at the island concentration camp.
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Iraq All Over Again: Bush, Paulson and Bernanke are Just Crying Wolf Bush, Paulson and Bernanke are crying "Fire!" in a theater, trying to create a panic. This is not leadership; it's a con game, trying to sell Congress and the public a $700-billion Brooklyn Bridge.
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Another sop to the gun nuts: President Trump's 'Arms for Cops' Program is Just More Militarization of the Police Trump's reactivation of the Pentagon's dangerous 'arms for cops' program of providing surplus weapons of war to police departments across the country just promises more intense and brutal militarized policing, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(24 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 16, 2009
Obama and Congress Must Act to Restore the Constitution There can be no "moving forward" when it comes to Bush/Cheney crimes and abuses of power. Restoring Constitutional government requires a full reckoning of those crimes--and punishment for committing them.
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Hired guns at the Marathon: Why Such Secrecy about Private Military Contractor's Men Working the Event? Why is there such a clampdown on information about who hired Craft mercenaries for the Boston Marathon, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who tried everyone and got no answers.
Occupy the Schools Feb 1, 2012, From FlickrPhotos
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Billionaire entitlement run amok: Bloomberg for President? God No! Michael Bloomberg isn't just a billionaire candidate for the Democratic Presidential nomination. He's the billionaire candidate of the billionaire cabal, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. If he became president, the US would just be not a Third World banana republic but a giant version of Brunei, with money instead of Allah the state diety.
Who's the hero: firefighter entering a burning building, or SWAT kill team?, From ImagesAttr
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Killer Cops Aren't Heroes: We Need Police Who Think Like Firefighters, Not Like Soldiers in a War Zone If our nation's firefighters acted like our nation's cops, thinking first of their own safety, and then of the public's, a lot more people would be dying in fires, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 20, 2018
What 'jury of peers'? In Montgomery County, PA, It's Often a Jury of White People Waiting to be chosen for a criminal jury in Pennsylvania's Montgomery County, the author, TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff realizes that of 50 prospective jurors, there are only three blacks. How is this a jury of peers in a county that's 10% black and 5% Latino, he wonders. Chosen for a criminal trial, he finds himself on an all-white panel.
Bernie Sanders 2020 Workers' Presidential Summit Philadelphia AFL-CIO, From YouTubeVideos
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Faux 'Working Man's' Candidate Biden Looking Like a Loser after Philly AFL-CIO Presidential Summit If the workers at an AFL-CIO 'Summit' of Democratic presidential candidates Tuesday are any indication, Sanders, not Biden is the one, suggesting media assertions that Biden is the 'working man's candidate' are vastly exaggerated, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff from Philadelphia
Joe Biden appears to confuse his wife and sister at the start of his Super Tuesday speech When Joe Biden walks on stage to address his supporters, he seems to confuse his wife and sister and explains to the crowd 'they switched on me'. Subscribe: ..., From YouTubeVideos
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This is what American democracy has sunk to: Two Mentally Challenged Candidates to Choose Between for US President? We know Trump has worsening cognitive issues, and now we're seeing that Joe Biden has them too -- maybe even worse as much of Trump's problems have more to to with insanity -- but we're left with two mentally unfit people running for president this November. Seriously America, writes TCBH! Dave Lindorff, is this the best we can do? Didn't we already try having a president with alzheimers?
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 15, 2019
Did the US Really Intend to Destroy the Soviet Union with its Nuclear Monopoly? If the US launched the Manhattan Project to beat the Germans to getting a bomb, wny did they exclude Russian physicists, who could have sped up the program? And if the US had a four-year monopoly on the bomb after WWII, and thought the Soviets were a decade from getting a bomb, why did they build 300 a-bombs by Dec.1949, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff? Who were they planning to use them on?
Not BFFs: Israeli PM Netanyahu and US President Obama, From ImagesAttr
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A Sea Change in US-Israeli Relations? Israel's PM Natanyahu is doing a great job of driving Obama and the Democrats away from Israel. If he keeps it up, and events don't intercede, an Obama election could be the end of AIPEC's power, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 29, 2011
President Obama's State of the Union Speech: WTF? Palin and Lindorff agree on one thing: President Obama's State of the Union message had an awful lot of WTF moments?
This woman is .resisting. and .assaulting. Park Rangers? (, From ImagesAttr
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Busted for Playing Banjo on Independence Mall: Park Rangers Brutally Arrest Iraq War Vet at Anti-Syria Bombing Demo At an iconic national park memorial where the Constitution and Bill of Rights were written and signed, Park Ranger thugs brutalize an Iraq vet protester, as TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff reports
confronting the War Machine at the Pentagon in 1967, From ImagesAttr
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50 years ago this month: A contemporary account of the 1967 March on the Pentagon TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff shares an article he wrote as an 18 year old after joining in the 1967 march on the Pentagon, where he was arrested, beaten, jailed and radicalized.
Outrage After Two Black Men Arrested At Philadelphia Starbucks | NBC Nightly News Protesters gathered at a Philadelphia Starbucks on Sunday, days after a manager called 911 leading to the arrest of two black men who had asked to use the restroom but hadn', From YouTubeVideos
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Shut up or you're under arrest: Starbucks has a Racism Problem, but the Police, both Racist and Authoritarian, are Worse Bad as Starbucks racism issue is, the worst thing on display in the recent arrest of two black Starbucks patrons was the authoritarian behavior of Philly police, writes TCB! journalist Dave LIndorff
DSC_0712 | Sagie | Flickr1024 -- 685 - 222k - jpg, From GoogleImages
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 16, 2017
Trump and the nuclear 'football': No President Should Have the Authority to Launch Nuclear Weapons Aside from a situation where a nuclear attack on the US has already been launched, a president, including especially this one we have now, should not have the ability or authority to launch a nuclear weapon, argues TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Obama and Bush, a criminal, Constitution-shredding pair, From ImagesAttr
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Real Politics Must be in the Streets: The Constitutional Crimes of Barack Obama President Obama is guilty of many of the same crimes as Bush and Cheney, and some of his own, says the author of the 2006 book "The Case for Impeachment"
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Caught in a Lie: US Uses Phosphorus Weapons in Afghanistan The US has been caught using phosphorus weapons in Afghanistan, as it did in Iraq. Thank the New York Times, even if it didn't make call it lying.
President speaks in AK as Shell sends drill rig to arctic with WH blessing (, From ImagesAttr
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Worst president ever?: History Should and Probably Will Judge President Obama Harshly President Obama hasn't just been a disappointment or a failure as president. He has been criminal, and will go down in history as probably the worst president in US history, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 13, 2009
America Is Simply Losing It, Folks When La Migra starts grabbing US citizens off the street and deporting them to god knows where, it's time to acknowledge that we've crossed a line.
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Sarah Palin and Me: Two Kids With Guns There's something ugly and jarring about a women who claims to believe in God's creating everything who revels in shooting wolves from a helicopter.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 18, 2010
Harah!: Israeli Company Hired by State Government to Spy on Pennsylvanians and Other Americans Israeli spy firm hired by Pennsylvania government to spy on legitimate protesters and activists. How widespread the scandal is remains to be seen.
Main St., Hancock, NY and the Lourdes Primary Care Clinic where half the patients are on Medicaid (photo by Sally Zegers), From ImagesAttr
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Election Special: Many Rural Citizens Vote Against Their Own Medicaid in Federal and State Elections Here's a paradox, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff in Tarbell.org: voters in the same rural communities that are uniquely reliant upon Medicaid for their health care consistently vote for Republican state and national candidates who want to slash Medicaid (and Medicare and Social Security).
Go for it Rush! You're onto something..., From YouTubeVideos
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Go for it Republicans! Go! A Red State Secession from the US of A is a Great Idea! A Texas GOP chair and Rush Limbaugh can't be wrong. Red States unhappy with Trump's defeat should leave the union. We'd all be better off in what's left of the USA, though the ones who leave may rue their decision, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 17, 2010
Slippery Talk: Obama Has Learned Nothing from the BP Blowout What is Obama thinking? If the oil industry is "too cozy" with regulators and action needs to be taken, then what about banks and bank regulators, what about drug companies and the FDA, what about regulation in general?
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 18, 2016
Why I won't vote for Hillary in November: A Neolib Posing as a Progressive vs. a Reality TV Star Posing as a Fascist TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff says he won't vote for Clinton if she runs against Trump in November, because as a veteran warmonger she'd pose a bigger threat to our survival. Both candidates are posers, she as a progressive, he as a fascist. Lindorff's voting Green in that case whatever Sanders says.
Rudy Giuliani - Caricature, From FlickrPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 30, 2019
Giuliani's a Slimeball but Bribing Maduro to Quit Office Less Evil than Bolton's Efforts to Spark a Coup or Civil War Now we're learning Trump attorney Giuliani was busy doing 'private diplomacy' for Trump in Venezuela, not just in Ukraine, but the truth is, what he was trying to do -- bribe Maduro to leave the country -- was less vile than the coup or civil war National Security Advisor Bolton was ginning up, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Republicans and Democrats have been ripping off the elderly for years, From ImagesAttr
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Social Security checks to rise just 0.3% in 2017: Screwing With and Screwing the Elderly and Disabled Congress -- Dems and Republicans -- have been screwing Social Security recipients for years by using the wrong CPI to calculate cost of living adjustments for the next year, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. We must demand an honest research project and a specific CPI for the elderly.
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 9, 2017
Here's something to grouse about: Our Culture of Violence is a Result of Americans (So Far) Not Having to Face Reality America is the world's most violent and destructive nation both internationally and domestically because its people don't have to confront the consequences of their own endorsement of violence, writes TCBH! journalist DAVE LINDORFF, who had his own epiphany at 14
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Democrats Were Fighting for the Rich in Opposing the GOP's 401(k) Cut Proposal Democrats showed themselves to be about defending the rich as they attacked the GOP proposal to cut the 401(k) deduction from $16,000 to $2500. Who earns enough to sock away $16,000 a year anyhow? asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Two images, two legislatures, one ugly reality (, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 6, 2015
Reichstag or 'Planet of the Apes'?: Hooting American Yahoos on the Benches and Racist Israeli Demagogue on the Podium Netanyahu's speach to a hooting bunch of Congressional yahoos recalls a certain fascist leader's speech to the Reichstag or the Ape Congress in Boulle's short story, write's TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Pvt. Bradley Manning, a hero betrayed by his commander in chief, From ImagesAttr
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Making the hero pay: A Nation's Betrayal The US government is betraying not just Bradley Manning, who was obeying his Constitutional oath in reporting on US war crimes; it's also betraying the American people, writes Dan DeWalt in ThisCantBeHappening!
Oregon outrage Elected officials blast federal authorities for grabbing Oregon elected officials blasted President Donald Trump's administration after reports that federal law enforcement personnel in recent days have arrested ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Trump sics Border Patrol on Portland protesters: Watching Constitutionally Protected Freedoms Die in Oregon Trump has crossed a major line in the move towards police-state America by sending in federal thugs of the Border Patrol, US Marshals' SErvice and Federal Police to Portland over objections of the state governor and the mayor, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Social Security Card | A social security card on a bed of mo. | Flickr1024 -- 497 - 482k - jpg, From GoogleImages
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Men and women of all ages and races fighting together: A Mass Movement to Save and Expand Social Security & Medicare Republicans gunning for Social Security and Democrats as usual are offering a limp defense, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff. What we need is expanded Social Security and Medicare for All, and to get it we need a mass movement outside of the two-party system.
The NSA expands the Security State again, From ImagesAttr
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Keywords to add to all electronic communications: As the Surveillance Expands, Resist by Burying the NSA in Garbage As we learn the NSA is still expanding its surveillance, this time by getting Yahoo to monitor all 280 million of its users with a keyword search program, it's time to fight back by burying NSA spies in garbage, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Blackstar Arms, From FlickrPhotos
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US Mass Killers are Crucially Abetted by Nuts Who Won't Ban Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Clips It's not the nuts who commit mass school shootings and other acts of mayhem who are to blame; it's the nuts who sell them assault rifles large clips and the nuts in Congress who refuse to ban these weapons of mass destruction, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Waves of ROK, U.S. Marines roll onto beach [Image 2 of 5], From FlickrPhotos
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Credit where credit's due: It's North Korea's Kim Jong-un, not Trump, who Forced the US to the Negotiating Table The US media are crediting Trump with forcing N. Korea's Kim Jong-un to the negotiating table with tough talk and sanctions, but it's actually Kim who, by developing his nukes and missiles, has forced the US to talk peace for the first time in 65 years, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
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Insurance Industry is Simply a Parasite Feeding on the US Health System The health insurance industry adds nothng to health care. It is simply a parasite, sucking out resources while keeping billions of dollars that could go to actual care, while keeping millions from getting access to the care they need.
A US spy drone, captured by Iran but demanded back by the US, From ImagesAttr
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The 2011 Edition: Why Do They Hate Us? Wouldn't you hate a country that conducts a covert war against yours, sends high tech spy drones accross your skies, and then if you manage to capture one, demands that you return it, asked TCBH journalist Dave LIndorff
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The Land of the Silent and the Home of the Fearful We are only as free as we dare to be. It's time for everyone to stop being afraid. Speak up! Join a union! Demand your rights and defend others' rights!
Imagine a Sanders inauguration on Jan. 20, From ImagesAttr
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What could have been: Imagining a Sanders Presidency Beginning on Jan. 20 Imagine if Sanders had taken up Green presidential candidate Jill Stein's offer to step aside and let him run for president on the Green ticket. He'd have won handily and today would be an entirely different scene, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff in this little fantasy from an alternate universe somewhere.
Cecily McMillan shows breast injury where NY cop grabbed her during arrest (, From ImagesAttr
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'Strident' reporting at the Times: Already Abused by Cop, DA and Court, Occupy Protester Now Trashed by NY Times NY Times publishes a hit piece on Occupy Activist Cecily McMillan, piling on after cops, district attorney and a trial judge, reports TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Get used to it: President Donald Trump, From ImagesAttr
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Of Silver linings: Trump's Presidency, the Demise of the Major Parties, and the Need for a New Progressive Movement There are silver linings in Trump's win, including the potential demise of the Democratic Party, an end to the Hillary threat of war with Russia, no more crappy job-killing trade deals, and the end of the ACA, that gift to the insurance industry, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, in calling for a new progressive movement to begin
Coming to an airspace near you: Obama's killer and spy drones, From ImagesAttr
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Who's Going to Step Up? President Obama Must Be Impeached With the release of a White House document boldly asserting the President's power to order the killing of Americans President Obama has offered Americans a choice: Impeach him or admit the US has foresaken freedom, argues TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
US invading troops in Panama, Russian troops in Crimea (, From ImagesAttr
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Not funny, but still hard not to laugh: How Can the US Accuse Russia of Violating International Law? The US, after decades of violating international law and invading other nations, has lost any moral or legal standing to protest other nations doing the same. Indeed, writes TCBH! journalist DAVE LINDORFF, the US has lost all moral standing, period.
Kunduz Doctors-Without-Borders hospital attacked by US gunship. This 2015 war crime alone should have ended the US war in Afghanistan, From InText
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Embedded journalists don't give true picture: 'Afghan Papers' not Needed If US had Independent Media If the US had a real independent mainstream media, and if the Washington Post hadn't cheerled the US war in Afghanistan, we'd never have needed the paper's latest expose, the 'Afghanistan Papers,' writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Our Nobel Laureate President, Barack Obama (, From ImagesAttr
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Obama the war president -- War: Where 69 Cents of Each Tax Dollar Goes Don't think Obama is the most bellicose president in history? Check out his 2016 budget, which if passed would mean 69 cents of every tax dollar goes to warmaking, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Julian Assange, trapped 7 years in Ecuador's London embassy, not jailed and facing possible extradition to US, From FlickrPhotos
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Hong Kong looks freer than the US: Press Freedom is Under Threat in the Land of its Birth Viewed from Hong Kong, the US hounding of and efforts to extradite and prosecute journalist/publisher and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for espionage looks not that different from China's efforts to crush any embarrassing reporting. Indeed Hong Kong under Chinese sovereignty appears freer than the US's faunted "free" press these days writer TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Anti-Israel Protest in Washington DC, From FlickrPhotos
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Criminalizing BDS and free speech: US Politicians are Selling Out the 1st Amendment and Their County for AIPAC cash An AIPAC-backed effort to make boycotting Israel -- or even calling for a boycott of Israel -- over its oppression of Palestinians is making BDS and supporting BDS a crime, as clauses agreeing not to support BDS are leading to firings in some states like anti-Communist clauses in the McCarthy era, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Dems who believe Trump is Putin's puppet are the new era's birthers, From ImagesAttr
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Liberal Dems Claiming a Russian Hack of the Election and Putin Control Over Trump are the New 'Birthers' Democrats have lost their senses with Trump's win, and are falling into a hysteria that claims the Russians threw the election to him. They have become, writes TCHB! journalist Dave Lindorff, this new administration's "birthers."
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Blacked-Out in DC: Pay No Attention to those Veterans Chained to the White House Fence The sorry state of the US media, which has become nothing but a bunch of propaganda outlets, was clearly visible in the universal non-coverage of the dramatic protest at the White House by over a hundred veterans of the nation' wars, all there to oppose the latest war.
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Impeachment advocates beware--Trump Holds a Trump Card: The Power to Pardon People all excited about the prospect of impeaching Trump or at least indicting top people in his administration forget that he has the almost absolute right to pardon anyone, himself included, which could stymie any investigation or prosecution, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Bernie as a brave activist, and endorsing corporate shill Hillary, From ImagesAttr
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Dead end in New Hampshire: Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton, Candidate of Wall Street and Corporate Power Bernie caved and endorsed Hillary, the woman he had condemned as a corporate shill through the campaign, dismaying millions of his backers. Now it's up to Jill Stein and the Greens to make the case for socialism, peace, climate action, police accountability, and an end to corporatocracy, writed TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Sophia Wilansky was seriously injured by a police grenade fired at her during a peaceful Standing Rock demonstration, From ImagesAttr
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Wounded Knee III in the making?: It's Cowboy Cops Cavalry against Peaceful Indians and Supporters at Standing Rock The violent repression of Standing Rock water protectors is escalating, with water cannon used last Sunday night in 22-degree temperatures, and with concussion grenades and rubber bullets being fired directly at heads and bodies of protesters, including one who may lose her arm because of being hit by a police grenade, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Protests erupt after Black man shot in back by Wisconsin police An emergency curfew has been extended for a second night in Kenosha, Wisconsin after protests broke out over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Bang-bang-bang-bang-bang-bang-bang! You're dead! It's not a tragedy that Kenosha shot the unarmed Jacob Blake seven times in the back. It was SOP for police. Black man, not obeying orders, shoot him, and empty your gun into him. Incredibly, Blake survived the volley of death but will be paralyzed for life, write TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Another cop atrocity in police state America.
Red brick wall, From FlickrPhotos
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Keeping POTUS busy is a good idea: Let's Just Let Trump Spend the Whole War Department Budget on Building Walls Let's not stop with Trump spending $2.6 billion of Pentagon funds on his longed-for wall on the Mexican border. Let's give whom the entire military budget and let him spend his time building a wall around the whole darn country! writes TCBH! jourrnalist Dave Lindorff. It will be much better than spending the funds on war and killing.
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Connecting the Crazy Dots: Assange, Recruiting Kids, The Tucson Massacre and General American Bloodthirstiness There are clear connections between our national bloodlust, the kids being recruited into the military out of high school, the politicians and public who call for war at every opportunity, and the kook who decides to kill him a Representative
Convair/General Dynamics Tomahawk, From FlickrPhotos
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US as rogue nation number 1: What About International Law and Invasions Requiring UN Security Council Approval? If the US attacks Iran, it will be a first class war crime, a 'Crime Against Peace' under the UN Charter signed by the US, and the legacy of the Nuremberg Trials. It will confirm the US's already clear status as the world's leading 'rogue' nation, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Craft private security guards at marathon wore same black tops and backpacks, From ImagesAttr
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Something's Rotten in Boston: Who's investigating the FBI investigators? There are so many questions mounting up that make this Boston Marathon bombing look weird that TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff says the FBI should be a subject of investigation, not running it.
Kaepernick America, From FlickrPhotos
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They could still have been in the playoffs: Eagles Should've Hired Kaepernick In a letter to the Philly Inquirer, TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff observes that had Eagles management not been so chickens**t when Kaepernick offered to play backup QB for the team, they could still be contenders in the Superbowl playoffs.
Melania Trump's official White House Facebook page, From ImagesAttr
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Does Trump ever check his wife's Facebook page? If Her Page is Being Moderated, She's Sending Definitely Pissed Off Melania Trump's official government facebook page, which almost certainly is carefully monitored since she's privy to national security secrets as a presidential spouse, is full of vicious criticisms of President Trump. Clearly this is a very angry woman sending a message writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff
Washington occupiers Chris and Jerry McDonough from Madison, From ImagesAttr
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Corporate Greed is on the Table: The Occupation Movement has Broken Through a Wall in America After covering the Occupy Wall Street and the first day of the occupation in Washington, TCBH! reporter Dave Lindorff says the burgeoning occupation movement has changed the conversation in America fundamentally.
ISIS victim in Syria, Ukraine bombing in Lugansk, and Gaza devastation (, From ImagesAttr
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Avoid bullies and thugs: Beware the World's Leading War-Monger and Terrorist Organization Beware the US because of the company it keeps -- a thug regime in Ukraine, a vicious occupying military slaughtering captive Palestinians in Israeli-controlled Gaza, and US-armed and trained jihadi fanatics in Syria, now run amok in Iraq, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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Obama's last big con: President Falsely Claims He 'Can't Pardon' Snowden Unless He Returns to US to Face Trial Obama has been conning us since he ran as a former 'activist' and 'Constitutional lawyer,' and since he got a Nobel Peace Prize while being a war-monger for two terms. Now he's conning us claiming (falsely) he can't pardon Snowden unless Snowden surrenders for trial, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
Gov. Christy, would-be thief, and capitalist thieves stealing Social Security (, From ImagesAttr
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Raise corporate FICA taxes : Time to Recover Productivity Gains Our Bosses Have Expropriated For decades, employers have pocketed almost all the productivity gains of American workers. It's time go get some of that stolen money back by raising the bosses' FICA payroll tax share, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who says that will not just save Social Security, it will allow us to boost benefits.
Protest against US military intervention in Venezuela, From FlickrPhotos
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What 50 countries are backing Guaidó?: Who knows? Who cares? If the Media Say It Enough It Must Be True The extent to which the US corporate media have become propagandists for US imperialist meddling in Venezuela is almost laughable, writes TCBH's 'Izzy' Award-winning journalist Dave Lindorff. Articles even routinely cite 50 countries that supposedly support Juan Guaido as the country's president though that is patently untrue and 141 do support the elected Maduro.
President Donald J. Trump Address the Crisis at the Border, From FlickrPhotos
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Presidential crime unchallenged ensures presidential crime: House Must Hold Impeachment Hearings on Trump's Abuses Impeachment in the House needn't be followed by removal. It is a an investigation into Presidential criminality and abuse of power and any president who commits such Constitutional crimes should be subjected to it, as a warning to future presidents, writes TCBH! journalist and impeachment expert Dave Lindorff
The old post office at Fishs Eddy attached to the Posmaster Robin Arnoldin's double-wide, From InText
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Save the US Postal Service and Defend the Vote! Losing post offices is painful, injures small communities, rural and suburban, and harms especially the elderly and those without cars. It's particularly obscene when the reason for closure is to make voting harder, writed TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who has lost two postoffice in 15 years where he lives.
No one's mentioning a major bruise on the dead man's cheek (, From ImagesAttr
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What are they hiding?: Some Serious Problems with the FBI’s Killing of a Witness in Florida Problems mount with the official story line for why an FBI agent killed, with seven bullets, including three to the back and one to the head, a key witness in the Boston Marathon bombing, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Our Nobel Laureate President, Barack Obama (, From ImagesAttr
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Credit only where it's due: How Can Obama Claim the Alternative to a Nuclear Deal with Iran is War? Obama gets some small credit for cutting a deal with Iran to limit uranium refining, but he undercuts any kudos by also threatening Iran with war if it doesn't agree -- a major war crime on his part -- and by continuing sanctions, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Opening day of the Nixon impeachment inquiry., From WikimediaPhotos
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As with Nixon, impeaching Trump calls for a slow boil, not a stir-fry: Dems Need to Impeach on Multiple Issues If the House just impeaches Trump over the Ukraine scandal, they'll get him impeached, but he'll sail past the Senate trial and spend the campaign saying he was exonerated and may win re-election. Instead Dems need to take a page from the Nixon impeachment and drag out ever one of Trump's crimes over a period of months writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff. Maybe hold hearings on his criminality right up to Election day!
If you and a spouse are 66 by 4/30 grab this SS benefit before it's gone, From ImagesAttr
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If You and a Spouse Will Both Be 66-69 by April 30, Social Security Has a Pot of Cash for you (Not an AD - a News story) This is a news story, not an ad!: If you and a spouse will both be 66+ by April 30, run don't walk to the nearest Social Security office and one of you file for spousal benefits worth up to $60,000 in the four years while you wait until 70 to file on each of your own maximized accounts. But don't wait, this option disappears April 30, warns TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Snowden at a press conference in Moscow airport (, From ImagesAttr
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Breaking News: RT-TV Reports that Snowden has Accepted Russian Asylum Offer Snowden has reportedly accepted Russia's offer of asylum, but important questions remain about his future and about future revelations about NSA activities from his leaked files, reports TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Dead Russian troops in Afghanistan c 1980s, From WikimediaPhotos
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Turnabout's Fair play: Why the High Dudgeon over Alleged Russian Bounties for Taliban Slaying of US Troops? Washington pols, especially Democrats, as well liberal media pundits are howling about a poorly sourced, most likely made-up NY Times story about Russian agents paying bounties to Taliban fighters for killing Americans. Even if true, writes TCBH! journalist Dave lIndorff, the US has been paying proxy fighTers to kill Russians since WWII 9and used to pay for Indian scalps!)
US Navy ships line up for a chance to join in America's latest war crime (, From ImagesAttr
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What democracy? What rule of law?: Americans Oppose Criminal US Syrian Attack, But Obama is Set to Launch It Against logic, public sentiment and the law, the Obama administration and warmongers in Congress are preparing for yet another great war crime, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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News Not Fit to Print: US Coup Planned for Venezuela? News of a CIA letter outlining plans for a US-organized coup in Venezuela are apparently not fit for the NY Times. A hit piece on Pres. Chavez, however, is.
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This Nation Needs a Fighter in the White House, not a Gabber and Glad-Hander Obama needs to turn to his inner Chicago pol and become a fighter. He needs to stop dissing his progressive base. He needs to start carrying a big stick and whacking his opponents. If he doesn't, his presidency will be another Carter/Clinton-style failure.
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We Did It! 50,000 Signatures Calling for Immediate Cheney Impeachment Hearings Collected in 1 Day! Rep. Wexler has tapped into the national impeachment movement in a dramatic way. Let's push it to 500,000 names!
Iceberg image by NOAA, Trump image by Jaques Tilly, From ImagesAttr
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It's not too early to be thinking about punishment: Making Trump and Other Climate Criminals Pay Trump and his White House gang are prime destroyers of the planet, actively sagotaging efforts to delay rampaging climate change and global heating. It's time to start thinking about the appropriate way to punish them -- especially President Trump -- for this existential crime writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who thinks he found the answer.
NYC in lockdown from the caronavirus epidemi, From YouTubeVideos
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US at a critical juncture: Facing Two Epidemics, Covid-19 and Soaring Joblessness The US is really dealing with two pandemics: one involving the COVID-19 Caronavirus, and the other a tsunami of joblessness caused by a necessary lockdown of most of the population and the closing of most business activity. The two are intimately related, writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff. If one isn't stopped, the other cannot be.
US troops flee Vietnam, and now occupy Baltimore (, From ImagesAttr
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40 years after Vietnam: Celebrating the End of One War, and Witnessing the Start of a New One Here at Home 40 years aftr us troops scurried into a chopper on the roof of the Saigon US Embassy, ending the US war against Vietnam, US troops are in Baltimore imposing martial law, and militarized cops are occupying cities across the US, as the war has come home, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Medicare for All Rally, From FlickrPhotos
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Stuck in a Rut of their Own Making, Progressive Democrats Need to Be Honest Progressive candidates for president pushing Medicare-for-All need to talk straight (no fudging) in saying it will meaan a middle class tax increase but it will also mean no more hospital and dotor bills, free medicine, no fear about long-term infirmity, lower costs over all, no uninsured people and no more indentured servitude to employers holding health insurance over our heads, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 3, 2009
Keeping It Real: This Recession Ain't Over by a Long Shot Govewrnment and corporate media happy talk are keeping the public misinformed and lied to about the true state of the economy, making informed policy and political choices impossible. It's time to get real about the recession.
Clinton is ahead in pledged delegates but the truth is she's been losing ground to Sanders since after May 8, From ImagesAttr
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Clinton only leads thanks to 6 Deep South states: The Democratic Convention Pledged Delegates Story Nobody Talks About The only reson Clinton has a pledged delegate lead is because of six states won in the Deep South between 2/27 and 3/8. Since then she's been losing ground, but her whole lead now was compiled back then in states that won't help the Democratic nominee in November, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 18, 2018
As scaremongering starts, this is your fight too!: Straight Talk for Younger People on Social Security (and Medicare) We won Social Security in 1935 and Medicare in 1965. Now both programs are under attack by a right-wing Congress. Retirees are fighting back, but it's the young --those 18-50-- who need to take a stand that will save these critical programs, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 14, 2010
This Time It's Pregnant Women: Another US Atrocity in the Bush-Obama War in Afghanistan The War in Afghanistan is simply one unreported atrocity after another, and sadly, we Americans have to depend on a reporter in Britain to tell it like it is, because our own media don't have the guts or integrity to do their job.
The Pennsylvania National Guard fights against the coronavirus The Pennsylvania Army National Guard (the 28th Infantry Division) is heavily involved with the coronavirus relief efforts. Many of the warfighter training areas ..., From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 18, 2020
Epidemic Epistle IX: Put to the (COVID-19) Test by the National Guard in Pennsylvania After seeing the National Guard joining brutal cops in helping control/put down uprisings against police brutality in cities in some 28 states, it's nice to see the weekend soldiers doing something positive -- administering COVID-19 tests -- writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who had to get tested himself this week
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Book Review: 'Pentagon on Alert: The Russian Peace Threat' Journalist Ron Ridenour's new book, 'Pentagon on Alert: The Russian Peace Threat', gives readers a truer understanding of how it is the US, not Russia, that has created over half a century of confrontation and conflict with first the USSR and now Russia, writes ThisCantBeHappening! reviewer Dave Lindorff
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Third Circuit Appeals Court Sets Date for Oral Arguments in Mumia Case Third Circuit will hear three challenges to Abu-Jamal's conviction, and an appeal by the DA to have his death penalty reinstated.
What they found in Ray Davis's car in Lahore, From ImagesAttr
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US Terror Campaign in Pakistan? What was Raymond Davis Shooting for in Lahore? US operative Raymond Davis, in jail on two murder counts in Lahore, claims to own a company that has no listed phone, lists a vacant storefront as its home address, and ABC says he shot two agents of Pakistan's Intelligence unit in the back as they were tailing him. So what was Davis doing to get tailed?
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 14, 2010
Don't Act, Don't Lead: Obama Stiffs Gays in the Military Yet Again On 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' as on almost every political issue, President Obama's mantra seems to be: Don't Act, Don't Lead.
NSA spoof shirt provoked the agency to threaten a lawsuit (, From ImagesAttr
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What's more important: Security or freedom?: The Big Question the National Security State isn't Asking If it's worth asking whether spying on allies is worth the risk of losing friends, what about the risk to democracy and freedom in spying on the citizens of the nation, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Minneapolis Stores Set on Fire After Death of George Floyd May.29 -- Aerial footage shows stores set on fire during protests over the death of African American George Floyd while in police custody., From YouTubeVideos
(18 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 30, 2020
Eruptions of Rage in Minneapolis and across the US over the Cop Murder of George Floyd are Uprisings, Not 'Riots' Minneapolis and cities across the country have erupted in anger at police killings of black people like George Floyd, suffocated by a Minneapolis cop's knee during an arrest. Now there are calls for calm and dennunciation of 'riots.' But it's the fires and street blockades that make a protest effective, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. No Justice No Peace!
(24 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 8, 2009
The Obama Administration is Becoming a Stand-Up Comedy Act The "stress tests" of the banking system are a scream. So is seeing the president huckstering for Detroit. After eight years of the "cringe" presidency, now we have a stand-up act.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 15, 2009
Obama, Like Clinton Before Him, is Blowing the Chance for Real Health Care Reform Another president is blowing it in the White House. How can you seriously discuss health care reform without inviting experts who run Canada's single-payer system down to tell how they do it.
Feral cats are doing the job that other predators used to do in N. America, From ImagesAttr
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In Defense of 'Killer' Cats A study that's all over the news today claiming 'killer' cats are to blame for a decline in US bird populations is for the birds, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Omar Khadr at 14, when he was sent to fight in Afghanistan and at 28, From ImagesAttr
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Child Soldier released from jail by Canadian court: US Still Seeks Jail for 'Fighter' Captured at 15 in Afghanistan A Canadian kid nabbed by US forces in Afghanistan in 2002 at age 15, and held at Guantanamo for years against International Law, accused of killing a US soldier in battle, has been released to house arrest in Canada, but still faces US charges that could keep him in jail until 2018, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Watch a thug NYPD cop tackle Blake instead of identifying himself as a cop (, From ImagesAttr
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US Apartheid law enforcement: Standing While Black in New York Can Get You Attacked by NYPD Thugs NY's Police Chief Bratton can't just apologize for the violent false arrest of tennis great James Blake. He has to admit his department has an apartheid approach to enforcement -- one way to question and arrest people of color, and another for white people, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Qasem Soleimani in Imam Khomeini Hossainiah01., From WikimediaPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 3, 2020
Opening Pandora's Box in Iraq: Trump Hit on Iranian Commander Puts a Target on His Own and Top US Generals' Backs In ordering the assassination of Iran's top military leader Qassem Suleimani, Trump has opened the door to assassinations of US leaders, perhaps himself even, and to war with Iran, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 24, 2008
Idiots and Bailouts The bailout of GM is going to happen, and it will fail, because the inmates are running the asylum at the company, and they'll just get more money to continue to do it.
The NY Times ran this photo claiming falsely it proved Russian troops were in Ukraine, From ImagesAttr
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Hard to believe people can write such crap: The Dumbed-Down NY Times Columnist NY Times columnist Tim Egan writes that Trump voters are ignorant, but in his article shows his own ignorance by claiming Russia has invaded Ukraine, writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff
Voting in the UK (left) and the US, From ImagesAttr
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Forget fast, we need accurate elections: Time to Mandate a Return to Paper Ballots Nationwide The US cannot claim to be a leading, much less the oldest democracy in the world if it continues to use electronic voting machines. A return to paper is needed to assure honest elections and accurate recounts, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Trump and bin Salman: a meeting of killers, From WikimediaPhotos
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What about those White House 'kill lists'? When It Comes to Having Leaders Who Murder, the US is a Pace Setter Amid all the expressions of horror at Saudi leader bin Salman's offing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoogi, nobody's mentionng that Trump and his two predecessors, GW Bush and Obama, all have extensive kill lists they're responsible for, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
World War I dead litter a road after a battle, From ImagesAttr
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Happy Remembrance Day! Today wasn't always Veterans Day, a time to wave flags and promote patriotic triumphalism, glorifying men and women in uniform. It was Remembrance Day, a time to contemplate the stupidity and waste of war. We need to go back to that.
Klaus Fuchs and Theodore Hall, heroes and atomic spies, From ImagesAttr
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Their action even today prevents Trump from using nukes: Two Soviet Spies Who Deserve a Posthumous Nobel Peace Prize We have two soviet atomic spies, Klaus Fuchs and Theodore Hall, to thank for preventing the US from littering the world with nukes after the end of WWII. By critically helping the USSR develop its own bomb, they prevented the US from having a monopoly on it at a time it was seeking, as today, global dominance, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Author's boarding pass with 'ICE Security' stamp on it, placed there at Heathrow and calling for a special security search, From InText
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Bush/Cheney politically-driven TSA inspections return: The ICE and TSA Role as Journalist Harasser and Media 'Watchdog' TCBH! Journalist Dave Lindorff finds himself on a TSA watchlist while on a flight to Austria via London, not because he's a threat to airline safety, but because his writings are apparently perceived as a threat or at least a nuisance by the US government.
Elizabeth Warren attacks 'arrogant billionaire' Michael Bloomberg over treatment of women | NBC News Sen. Elizabeth Warren challenged Mayor Mike Bloomberg on his comments about women at the start of the Democratic Debate in Las Vegas.  ? Subscribe to ..., From YouTubeVideos
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An Edsel or a Pinto?: Billionaire Bloomberg is Proving No Amount of Advertising Can Sell a Flawed Product Bloomberg, for all the money he's spending on advertising -- over half a billion dollars and (not) counting so far -- to win the Democratic presidential nomination, is not doing so well. In fact he may not even win enough votes in California next week to earn a single delegate, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 3, 2009
Epicenter of Mendacity: Obama's Illegal War against Afghanistan The Afghan War expansion is another illegal end-run of the Constitution, based on a lie, and Obama knows this. We've been down this road before.
Shopping with USDA SNAP cards is an efficient way to help the poor, From ImagesAttr
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Trump's latest insulting idea: Converting SNAP into a Canned Goods Distribution Program is a Revolutionary Idea Trump's idiotic idea of changing the hugely successful and efficient SNAP food-aid idea into a distribution of surplus canned-goods for 45 million Americans is a recipe for rebellion, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
In '63 Sanders was arrested protesting segregated housing, Hillary was a 'Goldwater Girl', From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 26, 2016
Who Cares About Democratic Primary Results in South Carolina -- a State Democrats Will Lose in November? What does it matter how Dems vote in the primary in a state (SC) that will NEVER vote Democratic in November? Nor can we extrapolate how desperate blacks vote in a state that is still functionally practicing apartheid to how they will vote in the rest of the country, where they often have won a modicum of power, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindforff
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Becoming what Nazi Germany was: Israel Crosses a Line as IDF Snipers Murder Unarmed Protesters in the Ghetto of Gaza In slaughtering and maiming hundreds of unarmed Palestinians as it is doing this month in the giant ghetto of Gaza, Israel and its IDF have become the very fascists that they have loathed and whose Holocaust led to Israel's creation, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. And the US is complicit.
The 2 Parties are 2 Americas, one angry and white, one generous and multi-ethnic, From ImagesAttr
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the Democratic Party is a Big Fraud The Republican and Democratic bases are two different Americas, one greedy, white, mostly male, and angry, and backed by its leaders, the other multi-ethnic, multi-colored, and concerned about the less well off, and betrayed by its leaders, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Unexploded US cluster bomb in Afghanistan waits for child (, From ImagesAttr
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We don't gas children, we shred them: Obama's Grotesque Hypocrisy over Cluster Munitions President Obama cries over the deaths of children by Sarin gas, while presiding over the slaughter of many more by US cluster bombs, which he would even use against Syria, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(26 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 9, 2009
The Third-Party Delusion and the Need for a Mass Movement for Progressive Change People who criticize efforts to pressure Obama and the Democrats with charges of 'sell-outs' and calls for a third party are simply engaging in infantile formalism. It is mass movements, not third parties, that make change, and we need a mass movement.
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President Obama: Small 'Change' and the Mendacity of 'Hope' Obama is selling out his Democratic base faster even than did Clinton or Carter, who at least waited a couple years before their big betrayals.
Same guy in the Beard? Uncle Sam and the Times say so (, From ImagesAttr
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Taking the low road to war: Washington and the Corporate Media are in Full Propaganda Mode on Ukraine The US propaganda about Russia and Ukraine is pathetic and laughable, but, with the help of a complicit corporate media, it could end up convincing Americans going to war against Russia makes sense, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Afghan children killed by US bombing in Narang night raid., From WikimediaPhotos
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Really remembering 9-11: Recalling the Hundreds of Thousands of Civilian Victims of America's Endless 'War on Terror' It's not enough for Americans to mourn the deaths of 3000 Americans on 9-11, tragic as those were, writed TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. We must equally mourn the murder and death of hundreds of thousands of innocent civilian Iraqi, Afghani, Pakistani, Yemeni, Somali and Syrian victims -- men, women and children -- of American bombs and drone attacks.
Hot, hot hot: the General and his 'biographer', From ImagesAttr
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Done in by the PATRIOT Act: The Grand Irony of the Petraeus Sex Scandal There is a lovely irony in the collapse of the gasbag that was Gen. David Petreaus ("peaches" to his intimates), says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. It was the Patriot Act that did the CIA director in.
two weeks and 2000 miles in Finland, and no cop in sight (, From ImagesAttr
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Where even the reality cop shows are boring: Smart Social Policies in Finland, Dumb Ones in the US In Finland, police are polite even during arrests, anyone can take a job leave a 60% of pay, with an unemployed person replacing them, health care's free and college kids get paid to go to school, Why can't the US do that?, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Free speech ends when you enter your workplace, From ImagesAttr
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Penn State's 1st Amendment Victims: We Need Freedom of Speech on the Job Too, Not Just at Home! Workers don't have any First Amendment protection, which only applies off the job, and Penn State's abuse scandal shows why that is unacceptable. We need to make it apply everywhere, all the time, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
A Russian version of this type of shoulder-fired rocket is laughably being called a Cuban Missile Crisis-type threat to the US, From FlickrPhotos
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US media trying to drum up a new 'Cold War': Beware the New Venezuelan 'Missile Crisis' Trying to gin up a new Cold War, the US media are trying to make Venezuela look like a potential Russian base for nuclear weapons pointed at America, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. The evidence: little shoulder-fired rockets with a range of four miles and a tiny warhead designed to down helicopers or ground-attack planes.
Corporations are laying people off and making remaining employees work harder, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 31, 2011
America's Big Speed-Up: No Wonder the Jobless Rate is Staying at Depression Levels The reason the economy is stuck at 20% unemployed and underemployed (and the reason the deficit is so high), is companies aren't hiring. They're sitting on over a trillion dollars and making people work harder for less money.
Luxury stores on Rodeo Drive looted, damaged as protests turn violent | ABC7 After a night of violence in down Los Angeles that led to 500 arrests, a mostly peaceful demonstration Saturday near The Grove and Rodeo Drive devolved in the ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Redistribution by another name: Looting and Burning as Poor Lose Fear and as Pent-Up Rage at Cops and System Grows Decrying looting and burning misses the point. This is desperate people, white and black, long repressed and held down, struggling to survive in a depression, taking what they need. It's forced redistribution writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Founder James Madison: War is the greatest threat to liberty, From ImagesAttr
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Democracies Don't Start Wars, But Fake Democracies Sure Do! If 'Democracies don't start wars,' then clearly the US, the world's leading warmonger for half a century or more, is no democracy, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
There was terror in Boston and in West, TX this week, From ImagesAttr
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Two scenes of terror, only one terrorism probe: The Real Terrorists are Corporate Execs Who've Bought Regulators Whether it's an act of terrorism or the result of corporate pressures to ignore safety violations at dangerous industrial facilities, the victims are just as dead and maimed, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 27, 2010
Sitting on the Evidence: Obama Administration Silent on IDF Murder of 19-Year-Old American If Muslim terrorists kill an American, the US sends in the Air Force. If Israeli terrorists kill and American the government response: Silence
DA Vance and McMillan, showing her injury from police abuse (, From ImagesAttr
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Kangaroo court convicts Occupy protester: DA Cyrus Vance Jr., Prosecutor for the Rich Manhattan DA Vance, in winning a conviction against Occupy activist Cecily McMillan, again prosecutes the wrong target, this time a victim of police abuse, proving once more he is Wall Street's protector, not a fighter for justice
Massive banks of NSA computers monitor us all, 24/7 (, From ImagesAttr
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"Freedom's just another word...': The Police State of America America is no longer recognizeable as the "Land of the Free," and more closely resembles the police states of China and the former East Germany, though most Americans don't realize it, says TCHB! journalist Dave Lindorff, who lived and worked in China
Yes, We Can Expand Social Security (w/ Senator Sherrod Brown) Subscribe to The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow for more: bit.ly/TheZeroHour If you liked this clip of The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, please share it with your ..., From YouTubeVideos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 21, 2020
As Republicans Face November Disaster, Efforts to Undermine Social Security Mount Social Security is being deliberately undermined by Republicans, by Trump, and over years by Joe Biden. Americans of all ages need to be alert, to fight back, and to defend and expand this critical last legacy of FDR's New Deal -- the last surviving crutch underpinning funding of the nation's older generations, writes TCBH! journalist, a Social Security recipient himself.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 24, 2008
I'm Calling the Race for Obama Obama has got the racist vote now, too. That's on top of the women's vote, the white male vote, the middle-aged vote, the working class vote, and the ferret-owners-who-sleep-late vote. I'm ready to make a prediction.
Author's rhododendrons booming in Dec., and Arctic sea ice melt, From ImagesAttr
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What winter?: No Denying It, Climate Change Is Happening Now It's no longer possible to hide the reality of climate change. Flowers blooming in late December, a northeast winter without snow through New Year's Day, and another warmest year on record. Echoing Kurt Vonnegut, TCBH! journalist says: Hi-ho!
mumia, From FlickrPhotos
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DA finds 6 crates of case materials in locked storeroom: A Potentially Tectonic Event Shakes up the Mumia Abu-Jamal Case 37 years after he was convicted in a controversial and corrupt trial for the murder of a white police officer, former Panther and jailhouse journalist Mumia Abu-Jail gets another chance at appealing his sentence as Philly's new DA finds six hidden crates of prosecution case documents and evidence in a locked storeroom, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, author of a major book on the Mumia case.
Uprising following the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis cop on May 25 continues, sparking uprisings across the US and calls for defunding the police., From YouTubeVideos
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Fascism on the march: Is Trump Using the DC as a Test Site for Scrapping the Constitution and Declaring Martial Law? Is Donald Trump testing military rule in Washington DC in preparation for a national establishment of martial law? If so, his path was paved by predecessors in the White house back to Harry Truman, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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Held Illegally 12 Years in Guantanamo BY US, Child Soldier, 15, Awarded $8.1 Million A Canadian child of 14, captured in Afghanistan by US troops in 2002 and illegally rendered to Guantanamo where a tribunal convicted him of murder, was just apologized to by Canada's government and awarded $8 million. So far, no apology by the US for violating the Geneva Code's child protection law., writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Justice Castille,Judge Tucker and Mumia Abu-Jamal, From ImagesAttr
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Chance for new trial?: DA Office Must Provide All Records of Top Judge's Role as DA in Opposing Mumia Appeal Philly judge offers chance for new Mumia trial after ordering DA's office to release all records showing role state's top Judge Ron Castille in fighting Abu-Jamal's appeals while serving as Philly's DA himself, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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Mumia Case on Hold as Appellate Judges Deliberate After a Thursday hearing in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Abu-Jamal's fate is in the hands of three judges. A decision could come in days or months.
Presidential vans ready to pick up Snowden at Moscow airport (, From ImagesAttr
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Snowden's escape: China, Hong Kong and Russia Foil US Attempt to Silence NSA Whistleblower Snowden's evasion of a US extradition request and indictment for espionage was the result of Russia, China and Hong Kong standing up to the US, which has been left sputtering and embarrassed, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Through his silence alone, Obama is condoning the police abuse of demonstrators, From ImagesAttr
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Which Side are You On? Time for Obama to Act to End Police-State Violence Against the Occupiers Obama's campaign has been doomed by the Occupy Movement, which is denouncing his administration's servile backing of the banks. His only hope would be to call up the National Guard and order them to protect occupiers from the cops.
'20 Million Americans Lost Their Jobs In The Greatest Wave of Unemployment in US History 20 Million Americans Lost Their Jobs In The Greatest Wave of Unemployment in US History - US Economy Collapse Donate to help The Channel: ..., From YouTubeVideos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Time for a Little Truth About the Economy and the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment has soared past records set in the Great Depression, and this economic and pandemic crisis is not going to go away soon, warns TBHW! journalist Dave Lindorff
Morales in Vienna: 'kidnapped' by European leaders (, From ImagesAttr
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Servile Euro Leaders Cave Under US Pressure on Snowden: Bolivia's Morales Dissed, Pissed as Europe Ignores Immunity Europe's leaders have been exposed as servile lackeys of US Empire, as they ignore diplomatic immunity to block, then search, Bolivian leader's plane, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Where's the Outrage? When it Comes to National Labor Law We Have a Corporate Crime Wave Corporate America is violating a raft of national laws with impunity, and nobody is getting worked up about it. It's time for action.
Prof. Wanless and Greenland's dirty snow melting (, From ImagesAttr
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Interview with Prof. Harold Wanless: Climate Change Far Worse than IPCC Predicts TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff interviews Florida-based climate expert who warns that climate change is much worse than even the IPCC report is claiming
New York City columnist Jimmy Breslin, 1930-2017, From ImagesAttr
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There Won't Be Another Jimmy Breslin, But We Need More Like Him in the Mainstream Media Most obits for columnist Jimmy Breslin say he's the last of a dying breed of hard-hitting columnists, but it's not true. There are plenty of us out there trying to emulate Breslin, but the increasingly homogonized, conglomerized corporate media won't publish that kind of journalism or journalist anymore, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. You have to go online and it's not the same.
Dr. Kris Neuhaus calls Kline loss of license 'poetic justice' (, From ImagesAttr
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Poetic Justice: Kansas Supreme Court Revokes Law License of Anti-Abortion Zealot Former AG Kansas High Court strips law license from former AG Phill Kline for legal malpractice during his years-long legal jihad against anti-abortion docs in the state
America's diversity is to be celebrated, not viewed as a threat, From ImagesAttr
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Trump's Wrong: Our Racial and Ethnic Roots in all their Tangled Diversity are What's Best about this Country Trump in the SOTU address he read has it all wrong. Immigration and the resulting diversity of the US population is America's greatest asset -- something to be celebrated, not feared, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Constitution 4Th Of July ? Free image on Pixabay960 -- 640 - 312k - jpg, From GoogleImages
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The NY Times' remarkable opinion article: Is it Treason or Defense of the Constitution? If the anonymous NY Times opinion writer from inside the Trump White House is acting to defend the Constitution, he/she's doing the right thing. If it's to push an agenda different from Trump's we're looking at a silent coup, and that's not good, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Charles Fury and the torched nuclear USS Miami (, From ImagesAttr
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Fury punches out early: Striking a Blow for Disarmament in Maine Shipyard A worker suffering an anxiety attack torches and destroys a $750-million nuke sub under repair, inadvertently taking the biggest step towards disarmament since the end of WWi, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
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Vote Democratic and Always Carry a Toothbrush Since congressional passage of the terrorism bill, the U.S. has returned to a pre-revolutionary, non-democratic state.
Hong Kong, Victoria Peak and Victoria Harbor viewed from Kowloon (photo by Dave Lindorff), From InText
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Sri Lankan Refugee Family That Hid Snowden in Hong Kong Now Trapped in Limbo Sri Lankan refugee family that hid Snowden in Hong Kong from pursuing US agents now blocked from asylum in Canada, apparently by vengeful US government pressure, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, leaving family's young children divided between Canada and Hong Kong.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Horowitz Trounced in Debate in Rural Pennsylvania David Horowitz brought his right-wing attack on academia to rural Pennsylvania's Bloomburg University, but was brought up short by a local philosophy professor.
Ban assault weapons, but for cops AND civilians, From ImagesAttr
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What about cops?: Ban Assault Weapons, But for Police Too, Not Just Civilians Of course we should ban assault weapons in the US, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, but what about the cops? They should also be banned from having assault weapons as standard issue items.
47 - Police Use Teargas, Rubber Bullets, Handcuffs On Reporters Covering George Floyd Protests In a special live episode, Mike Morse and Kevin Dietz talk to two Detroit reporters who are in the middle of the Detroit anti-racism protests, BridgeDetroit Sen, From YouTubeVideos
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Interactive Map Shows Police Using Violence Against Peaceful Protesters in 125 Cities and 40 States An interactive map developed by Amnesty International shows violent actions by police in 125 cities of 40 states across the US in just the first two weeks of protests against police brutality and racism that have followed the murder-by-cop of George Floyd in Minneapolis, writed TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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One Congresswoman who tells it like it is: Rep. Gabbard Speaks Truth to Power about the Real Reason Korea has Nukes Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) courageously exposes US policy or 'regime change' as the reason North Korea has developed nuclear bombs and missiles to carry them. She correctly calls for negotiations 'without preconditions' to deal with the crisis, not threats of war, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Unionized teacher Vicki Soto died protecting her first graders from a killer, From ImagesAttr
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America's Teachers: Heroes or Greedy Moochers at the Public Trough? All those teachers who stayed in the school to protect their kids from a deranged killer were unionized workers -- known as greedy slackers to the political hacks, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
See Inside COVID-19 Hospital, Filmed By Wuhan Resident, Later Confronted By Police | NBC News A resident of Wuhan, China, filmed patients inside hospital corridors and body bags in a funeral vehicle. It is not confirmed whether these body bags are victims, From YouTubeVideos
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Epidemic Epistle V: Becoming Marginalized in a Pandemic is Eye-Opening After what has to be seen as a privileged middle-class upbringing, in this pandemic I find myself in a class subject to deadly bias as a 71-year-old with an underlying health condiditon that could keep me triaged out of an ICU if I contract a COVID-19 infection. It's an eye-opener into what people of color in this racist country live with daily all the time, and especially now, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 28, 2009
Sotomayor's Problem isn't being Too Latina; It's Having Hung with White Suits Too Long There's nothing wrong with saying that being a Latina will influence your decision-making. There is something wrong with regularly taking the side of corporate interests, instead of the little individual.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 22, 2010
Holland has had Enough: US Killing of Innocent Civilians Goes on Apace in Afghanistan The Dutch are showing the way. America and all Western forces out of Afghanistan! Stop killing the Afghan people!
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 30, 2010
The Bodies of Those Who Died in Vain Litter Our Landscape This American glorification of war, and the myth that all our wars are good wars, and all our soldiers are heroes, has got to stop.
(24 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Get the Other Side of the Gaza Invasion Story Because of an Israeli ban on journalists in Gaza to monitor its actions, the only live reports and video coming from Gaza are from three reporters from Al Jazeera's English channel, available around the world, but pretty much unavailable in America thanks to US pressure on cable companies to leave it out.
Venezuela arrests two Americans in 'attempted coup invasion' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Monday that authorities have captured 13 'terrorists', including two US citizens he described as mercenaries, ..., From YouTubeVideos
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US Wants Release of Two Special Forces Vets Who Led Failed Coup Attempt in Venezuela The US displays incredible imperial hubris demanding freedom for two US ex-Green Beret mercenaries captured leading an attempted invasion and coup in Venezuela, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff.
(23 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 19, 2010
Wake up America: The Looming Threat of Terrorists in Small Planes...and Cars After the shoe bomber struck, we had shoe inspections for all air travelers. Now that we have small plane terrorism, we need to crack down on small plane pilots. But what about car drivers becoming terrorists?
What's wrong with this image? (hint: she hasn't won yet), From ImagesAttr
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America's party-line corporate media: The Democratic Primary Race Has Been Called Before 15% of the Country Votes the US corporate media sounds awfully like the Chinese state-owned propaganda outlets TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff experienced as a foreign correspondent covering China in the 1990s her writes, especially as they all announce that they'll be saying -- as one -- the Clinton has clinched the nomination Tuesday, before 15% of American voters have even voted.
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Of Blue Dogs and Pink Jellyfish If progressives had the tenacity and stubbornness of Blue Dogs, we'd have single-payer health reform tomorrow.
Todashev, unarmed, was shot in the back of the head by a G-Man 'questioning' him, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 5, 2013
You Have the Right to Remain Silent...as the Grave: Is the FBI in the Execution Business? The killing of an unarmed man linked to the Boston Marathon suspects by an FBI agent, during a supposed "interrogation" looks like a deliberate execution, making the US look an awful lot like China of Nazi Germany, suggests TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Nuclear Explosion, Chicago [1902x1080] - art0on, From FlickrPhotos
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 12, 2019
What happens when a treaty that's working is cancelled: The Insanity of a Hypersonic Nuclear Cruise Missile Arms Race Americans (and the people of the world) are paying for three presidents' decision (Bush II, Obama and Trump) to renege on promises made and treaties signed. Now we're in a hypersonic nuclear cruise missile rage that nobody wins and eveyone loses. Time for diplomacy and sanity writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
AFSCME supporter holding sign over his head - Hands Off Our Social Security., From WikimediaPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Fighting words for young workers from a radical elder: Fight and You can have Social Security like Your Grandparents Young workers need to know that Social Security, which has 50 million recipients depending on it now, and is backed by all the elderly and disabled, cannot be taken away from them if they join the fight to defend (and improve) it, write TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
South Stream pipeline, Alberta tar sands, and Keystone XL pipeline (, From ImagesAttr
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Hitting a journalistic nadir: Cold-War-Style Propaganda Posing as News at the New York Times The NY Times was at its propagandist best in a Putin hit-piece Wednesday in which reporters (gasp) accused a Russian company, Gazprom, of authoring a pipeline bill in Bulgaria's parliament -- as if such things aren't routine in the US Congress, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Wall Street and the corporatocracy are behind America's rampant militarism, From ImagesAttr
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A Comment on Occupy Wall Street's First Statement TCBH! founder Dave Lindorff says the first statement issued by Occupy Wall Street is a good start, it has some serious omissions, failing to even use the words "war," "climate change" or "prisons"
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Obama Wake-Up Call: Afghanistan is No Threat to US How can anyone believe Afghanistan, one of the poorest countries in the world, and really hardly a country actually, poses any threat to America? And yet, a wider war there could destroy the Obama presidency.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Israel's Deadly Assault on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Murder on the High Seas This was no "botched raid." This was a premeditated act of murder by a regime so used to using overwhelming force against people armed with sticks and stones it thinks such atrocities are justified. But its weapons come from America, which makes us all complicit.
Who are the terrorists in Chicago? Demostrators or cops who plant evidence?, From ImagesAttr
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Planting Evidence to Sow Fear: Chicago Cops are the Terrorists Cops planting false evidence to win convictions is an old story, but when the nation's new terrorism laws are used with planted evidence, everyone needs to worry, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(30 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Dennis Kucinich: Standing Tall in the House as Cheney Impeachment Bill Advances The Democratic leadership has been put on the spot by a courageous Rep. Kucinich and a clever Republican minority in the House. Now let's see if they finally recognize that impeachment is in their best interest.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, September 8, 2007
Was That Nuclear-Armed B-52 Flight Destined for Iran? When a B-52 flies across the country to a staging area for Iraq War activities carrying five armed nuclear cruise missiles, and then after whistle-blowers alert the media it's called a "mistake," something very fishy is going on. Especially when that kind of "mistake" hasn't happened in 40 years!
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 23, 2008
Maybe We Should Just Hope the Republicans Win This Thing... Maybe it's not so bad that Obama's campaign is sinking. The Republicans should get stuck with the disaster they've created.
Other P5+1 negotiators could drop sanctions if US backtracks on deal (, From ImagesAttr
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Make deal not war!: Obama's, and DC's, Absurd Choice of a Nuclear Deal or War on Iran President Obama is playing a foolish and dangerous game by making the ridiculous claim that Congress and the American people have two choices: approve the Iran nuclear agreement, or go to war with Iran. Such nonsense could be self-fulfilling, though, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Boston 'Lock Down': a taste of things to come?, From ImagesAttr
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Boston offers grim preview of coming attractions: Police State on Display The Boston state of siege offers us a sort of "coming attractions" view of police state America, and the "Boston model" is likely to become normative going forward for police actions, warns TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Gen. HR McMaster, hero or resume inflater?, From ImagesAttr
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Resume inflation at the NSC: Lt. General McMaster's Silver Star Was Essentially Earned for Target Practice Trump's pick for National Security Advisor, Gen. McMaster, is touted for a Silver Star that really involved very little in the way of heroics, and a 'brave' book on Vietnam that involved no courage at all, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
NYPD cops arresting OWS demonstrators in 2011 (, From ImagesAttr
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Our proudest moment: Department of Homeland Security Brands ThisCantBeHappening! a 'Threat' FOIA docs show DHS's Fusion Centers were alerted to the newssite ThisCantBeHappening! being a 'threat' -- the threat being that TCBH! was exposing the Fusion Center role in crushing Occupy, writes TCBH! founder Dave Lindorff
When rates go up, the economy slows and vice versa, From ImagesAttr
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 8, 2016
Yellen has to raise rates: What's Behind the Fed's Decision to Raise Interest Rates in a Struggling Economy? Fed Chair Yellen made a seemingly absurd decision to push up interest rates at a time the economy is still stagnant, unless you realize she had to, because she knows a new bad recession's on the way, and she needs to be able to lower rates then, but couldn't if they're already stuck at 0%.
Nagasaki mayor pleads for end to nuclear threat on bomb anniversary During a ceremony on Wednesday to mark the 72nd anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Nagasaki, the city's mayor Tomihisa Taue insisted that Japan join ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Rethinking Manhattan Project Spies and the Cold War, MAD - and 75 years of no nuclear war The people who spied for the USSR on the Manhattan Project, from from Benedict Arnolds or advocates of Soviet global domination, helped save the world from a US nuclear holocaust as the world's only nuclear power, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
It's no picnic for the jobless this Labor Day, From ImagesAttr
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Nothing to Celebrate: This Labor Day, Don't Party, Organize and Raise Hell! Don't picnic or party on Labor Day this year. With one in five of us out of work and most of the rest of us days away from a pink slip while the banksters continue to rake it in, It's a time to organize and raise some hell!
NSC chief Michael Flynn was brought down by a monster he helped create, From ImagesAttr
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Hoist on his own petard: NSC Head Flynn Was Brought Down By the Very Spying Machine He Helped to Build Michael Flynn, as Obama's DIA director, helped create and expand a global spying network -- the very network that captured his phone, email and text communications with the Russian Ambassador which caused his fall as Trump's National Security Advisor, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, From FlickrPhotos
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Action needed on testing and care for all: Eyes Wide Shut Not Intelligent Policy or Personal Response to Deadly Pandemic The US is banning travel from European countries that are doing a better job of fighting the COVID-19 virus pandemic than the US. Meanwhile in the US, public schools nearly all remain open, testing kits are almost unavailable and hospitals aren't going to be able to handle the crush of patients soon to come, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorf
The US public says 'No' to War with Iran, even as Obama keeps it 'on the table', From ImagesAttr
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US Iran Policy in 'Lockstep' with Israel?: President Obama Risks Becoming a Major-League War Criminal Obama, in saying he is moving in 'lockstep' with Israel on Iran, is implying a willingness to attack, at the same time as he says Iran poses no threat to the US. That would make him one of the world's greatest war criminals if he launches an attack, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 1, 2008
A Tale of Two Terror Attacks When terrorists attacked the US, the US immediately launched two wars, both aimed at the wrong targets. It never conducted a transparent investigation into the attacks. Yet India is being urged by the US not to act hastily, and to conduct a "transparent" investigation into its most recent terror attack. Why the difference?
Heroes or victims? Military recruitment as jobs fair, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 16, 2012
Trolling for Kids: The Empire is Using Hard Times to Help it Recruit More Imperial Troops and Cannon Fodder Military recruiters are turning to the hard sell, convincing young people who can't find jobs or pay for school that they can get ahead by joining the war machine. The recruits are victims, but we're supposed to call them heroes in this modern Sparta, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorf
Does this look like something rebels would do to their capital city? (, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 21, 2014
US news organizations spew propaganda, not news: Forget 'Fair and Balanced,' US Media Give Only the Government View The US corporate media reports on Ukraine sound exactly like the Voice of America 'news,' or in other words, like propaganda, giving only the anti-Russia, Kiev-backing version of a vicious civil war, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Is Romney hiding evidence of huge felony tax fraud?, From ImagesAttr
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Is Mitt Romney Trying to Avoid Having to Admit to Massive Tax Fraud? THe real reason Romney is stonewalling on releasing his 2009 tax return is that 2009 was the year the IRS gave millionaire fraudsters a 'get-out-of-jail-free' amnesty to admit to years of illegal hiding of money abroad, says TCHB! journalist Dave Lindorff
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, July 17, 2010
Fools' Errand: BP Well Shutdown Attempt Not Working as Hoped The attempt to shut down the well at the top was doomed from the start, given early images of oil blowing out of cracks on the sea floor. Why the government would have allowed this risk to the well casing for what at best would have been a temporary fix anyhow is the real question.
Protesters arrested in Union Square following George Floyd police death At least 40 people were arrested as Black Lives Matter protesters gathered in Union Square after the death of George Floyd. Dozens of people started gathering ..., From YouTubeVideos
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 8, 2020
Defunding US Police is an Excellent and Workable Idea Who needs cops for school discipline, domestic disputes, traffic Right on! Let's defend these bloated police departments and take away all the things they do that violate our freedoms, and that lead to unnecessary brutality, esp. those things that other specialists can do better, writer TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(21 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Mr. President: Bankers and Pro Athletes are Fundamentally Different Obama seems to think there is no difference between a bank CEO giving himself a bonus (even when not deserved) and a pro ballplayer earning a high salary. Americans know different.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 31, 2009
Change We Can't Hope For: Obama's Narrowing Window of Opportunity Obama's presidency is sinking under the weight of his Afghanistan War escalation and his collapsing health reform initiative. He has a few months left to take bold action and get things turned around. After that, his presidency is toast.
striking garment workers in NY's Union Square, From GoogleImages
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Mystery of the underpaid American worker: Economists 'Puzzled'' Why Workers Can't Get Paid More in a 'Boom' Economy Economists profess to be puzzled why workers aren't getting more money out of employers in a boom economy because power relationships don't compute in their free-market economic models, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
The Pentagon and some of the cars of 23,000 warmakers who work there, From ImagesAttr
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Republicans and Democrats are the problem: Stupidity and Blindness Have Destroyed Whatever Democracy the US Ever Had Between genuinely ignorant or science-denying Republicans and blinder-wearing Democrats, the US seems doomed to blunder into either climate catastrophe or a world war, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Thoughts on Saving an Old Barn Corporations have no more place in a democracy than carpenter ants and mold have in the beams of an old barn.
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One-Sided Propaganda 'Journalism' About a Destabilizing Boondoggle If we're throwing hundreds of billions at the banks, we can at least stop throwing tens of billions more at Star Wars. Obama should kill that Reagan-era boondoggle immediately, including the idea of basing anti-missile missiles in Poland.
This is the chance for the Supremes to atone for GW Bush, by junking Obamacare, From ImagesAttr
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The US Supreme Court Should Kill 'Obamacare' TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff says it would be best if the Supreme Court atoned for its sins by ruling 'Obamacare' unconstitutional, paving the way for Medicare for all
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 13, 2010
A government gone mad, a media gone flaccid: Attacking the Wrong People US government loses it over Wikileaks successes at exposing its crimes, corporate journalists lose it over being exposed as flaccid frauds by Helen Thomas.
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Bloomberg as Dem Prez nominee!?: We Already Have a Fake Billionaire President; Why Would We Want a Real One in 2020? Fake billionaire Trump is bad enough but now mega-billionaire Mike Bloomberg, world's 11th richest man, wants to run for president as a Democrat, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, saying he'd fare worse than Clinton, and be a horror as president.
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, April 21, 2008
The US Economy and the Costs of War There is a clear link between the Iraq War and the nation's economic decline and it's current economic crisis.
British voters use paper ballots, most Americans use electronic machines, From ImagesAttr
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What's the Big Lesson of the UK 'Brexit' Vote for us in the US? It Was Accomplished with Paper Ballots US voters must ask whether as monumental an issue as Britain leaving the UK, if put to a vote here, could pass, given our corrupted computerized voting. Significantly, the UK does all its voting using totally verifiable paper ballots, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, asking, Why don't we do that here?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Oil Traders Fear US Iran Attack: Maybe We Should Too When people start putting their money on a bet that a war's coming, it's time to take the idea seriously.
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 19, 2007
America at War: Killing Cabbies in Iraq Watch this video and see why America is going to lose in Iraq, and why the only appropriate demand is "US OUT NOW!"
Jess Guh(l), Dave Lindorff and Mumia, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 11, 2016
Fake campaign to blame "the Russians": Democratic Losers and their Media Backers Seek Scapegoat for Their Own Disaster The CIA and FBI are not in agreement over whether the Russians skewed the US election in Trump's favor, but that's not keeping Democrats and their media backers from making the assertion, unmoored from fact, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Trump's address on the Mexico wall was filled with whoppers that could lead to impeachment, From ImagesAttr
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, July 14, 2010
If You Want to Do Something Illegal in America, Do Something Spectacularly Illegal Dope yourself for a race if you're a biker and the government will be on your ass. Dupe the regulators, depositors and investors if you're a banker, and the government will shower you with TARP funds. Welcome to the law in America.
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 10, 2008
America: Lying Politicians, Gullible Voters and the Long Slide Ahead We're getting the economic and political collapse we have voted for, election after election after election.
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 31, 2008
Crime of the Century: Time for Congress to Stand Up There is no longer any room for Congress to hide. The President has brazenly declared that Congress no longer matters. If it fails to act now, Bush will be right. It won't matter any more. Neither will the Constitution.
Two Trump White House prospects, two felony dodgers: David Petraeus & Jamie Dimon, From ImagesAttr
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Too busy getting rich for war crimes?: Is Trump's Idea To Fix the 'Rigged System' by Hiring Crooks Who've Played It? Trump's cabinet picks seem based on a philosophy of hiring gangsters to keep the crime rate down. Will the idea work any better than crooked police departments using that approach have worked in Chicago, NY, Philly and Boston, asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Who deserves immunity: a killer or alleged visa fraudster? (, From ImagesAttr
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US hypocrisy over diplomatic immunity: US Embassy and Consular Employees Deserve It, Foreign Diplomats Not So Much The arrest and US Marshall abuse of an Indian diplomat demonstrates the incredible hypocrisy of the US, which even tried to claim a CIA killer deserved immunity in Pakistan because (they lied) he was a "consular employee," writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Jeremy Corbyn, long a Labour back-bencher, not a PM contender, From FlickrPhotos
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Historic upset in UK Election: Socialist Labour Party Candidate Corbyn Closes 20% Poll Gap to Deny Tories a Majority Attacking years of austerity policies, and calling for an end to militarism and blind support for the US-led War on Terror, which he called "a failure," Jeremy Corbyn brought Labour back from the dead to make it a real opposition party and a contender again, but as a socialist, not a neoliberal party, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 20, 2008
Oh yeah...Remembering the War and Other National and Global Crises It's not just the economy stupid! That's just the beginning. There are a lot of critical issues that demand action immediately.
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Surprise! Congress Listened to the Voting Public! House leaders and professional pundits are shocked! shocked! that members of Congress actually listened to their constitutents and killed the bailout bill.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 9, 2010
'Just Business': Capitalism is an Anti-Social Disease The leaders of American corporations are sociopaths, but they have made all of us sick with their ideology. Capitalism is an anti-social disease that could be fatal.
Coming soon to your neighborhood: police spy drones, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Where's the Outrage: Nobody Seems to Care as America's Becomes a Police State A generation ago, TCBH! journalist, working for a little lefty rag, the LA Vanguard, lit up the LA media with an expose that today would probably not even get noticed. What has happened to Americans, he asks.
Biggest US mass shooting: Wounded Knee, 1890, over 150 Indian men, women and children, From ImagesAttr
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America's $50-billion boondoggle: Buying Homeland Insecurity Despite spending $50 billion a year on 'homeland security' since 2001, the US hasn't deterred terror even in the US, and in fact mass killings like the one in Las Vegas which we're assured are not terrorism have been on the rise, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Time to try something different?
3D Monument Avenue General Robert E. Lee, From FlickrPhotos
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Paul Craig Roberts is being facile in his defense of Robert E Lee Paul Craig Roberts is adopting a classic "identity politics" stance -- a white identity politics one -- in attacking a critique of Confederate hero Robert E. Lee a slave-owning traitor who escaped punishment after having been indicted after the Civil War on a charge of treason.
Tea Partiers want to flee to Canada to escape
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 1, 2012
Plumbing New Depths of Inanity in the Tea Party Crowd Tea Party wackos see "socialism" or even communism in Obamacare (!) and in everything Obama the Democrats do (if only!), says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Big-Hearted or Small-Minded? Americans' Selective Sense of Compassion Americans reach for their wallets when they see countries hit by natural disaster, but have little sympathy or sense of charity when it comes to the victims of even worse disasters caused by our own military.
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This Land Really IS Made for You and Me! Censored from our schools, banned from the media, Woody Guthrie's alternative national anthem made it in full into the national consciousness yesterday, when the once blacklisted Pete Seeger let 'er rip on the Lincoln Memorial steps.
Unbridled growth is now a malevolent force, From ImagesAttr
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Growth is the Enemy of Humankind The great Constitutional rights of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness are now threatened by the new ideology of growth, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Three challengers to fascism: Manning, Swarz and Snowden (, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 1, 2013
America's Police State Marches On, While Russia Grants Snowden Political Asylum The nation's main media got the Manning story wrong. He's no traitor, but the kangaroo military court is making him one, with the media's help, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Staffmembers of the LA Vanguard and of ThisCantBeHappening!, From ImagesAttr
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Alternative Media, Then and Now and Tomorrow: Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of One Paper and 14 Months of Another The staffs of two feisty alternative newspapers, the Los Angeles Vanguard from the late 1970s, and the current ThisCantBeHappening! online daily. will meet next week in Philadelphia to share experiences and plot the future of alternative journalism. Be there for their Thursday open forum at the Moonstone Arts Center!
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An Accidental Experience with a Health System that Seems to Work Fall down, whack your noggin, and go to an ER in Switzerland for stitches, and walk out with a bill for $200. Try doing that in the land of the free, the brave and the over-priced medical care.
President Biden Reviews the Readiness of Military Troops in a Pass in Review President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris review the readiness of military troops in a Pass in Review., From YouTubeVideos
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Biden goes to war: It Didn't Take Long for This New President to Play Commander in Chief Joe Biden didn't wait long to pull out the bombs and guns after being inaugurated as the new president and commander in chief. It doesn't bode well for world piece or for any kind of significant progressive change in the US in this administration, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Whether killed by gas or US bombs, victims are equally dead (, From ImagesAttr
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Obama's and Kerry's Big Lie: White House Document "Proving" Syria's Guilt Doesn't Pass Smell Test The White House paper laying out the case for bombing Syria is devoid of evidence and is laced with lies, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Medical Education and the "Atypical' Presentation Doctors can't properly diagnose disease if they and their education and their resource manuals all are awash in white male-based assumptions about the probability of various medical conditions appearing.
DP Lindorff Sr., 1922-2012, From ImagesAttr
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David Lindorff Sr. Dies: Radar Pioneer, Engineering Professor, Jungian Analyst and OPN/TCBH! Contributor OPN and TCBH! contributor DP Lindorff Sr. who went from WWII Marine and war machine researcher to pacifist, and from electrical engineer to Jungian analyst, died at 89 last week
Supposedly independent economist Jared Bernstein at Clinton NH event (, From ImagesAttr
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Striking out at the NY Times: Hit Piece on Sanders Proposals Relies on Pro-Clinton Economists Mislabeled as 'Leftists' The NY Times just ran a hit piece on Sanders attacking his Medicare-for-all plan by quoting four supposedly independent "left-leaning" economists. But TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff finds non are "left-leaning" and all hail from either the Clinton or the Obama administration, and are Clinton backers.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 28, 2009
Look Out Below! They Call This Season 'Fall' for a Reason The TARP inspector general and the head of Obama's economic advisory panel both say the risk of a financial crisis has gotten worse, not better. Meanwhile, business leaders are selling their own companies' stock as fast as they can. Hold onto your wallets!
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The Dead Hand of Ronald Reagan Rises from the Gulf A Reagan-era judge crawls out of the oil sludge of the Gulf of Mexico to block a moratorium on deep sea drilling saying there's no justification for it. Do we ground planes when one plane crashes, he asks? Well, um, yes, we do if there might be a common part flaw.
The Segregated Water Fountains Photograph Created by HTHNC students Group: Chandler, Fiona, Lisa, and Makai research by Fiona edited/directed by Makai., From YouTubeVideos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 17, 2017
Charlottesville awakening: On Discovering Racism, and Discovering it Anew The Charlottessville white supremacist/fascist march has pulled the scab off the submerged racism of America -- a racism that for decades has been ignored by most liberal whites but that is a continuing horror for Americans of color, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who says maybe this incident was a needed eye-opener.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 7, 2017
The president's strange way of showing his 'love': Trump Dumps DACA as Well as Child-Maiming Cluster Weapons Trump claimed, while terminating DACA, that he "loves" children, but that claim is belied by his continued shipment of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia for its war on Yemen as these weapons primarily maim and kill children, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
With Scalia gone, the High Court is a 4-4 split so it matters who goes next, From ImagesAttr
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The hail-mary answer to a Trump presidency: Progressives Still Have a Trump Card to Play against Trumpian Autocracy There's one branch of the federal government not under Trump's and Republicans' control: the Supreme Court. If the four liberals hang tough and stay healthy, it's possible the right side of the bench could lose a member first, making it a 4-3 court, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Then Dems in the Senate simply have to refuse all Trump nominees
'13 and '15 images of Mumia showing ravages of Hep-C in the interim, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 8, 2016
A win and a loss for now: Fed Judge finds 8th Amendment Violation in PA's Refusal to Treat Mumia's Hep-C A federal judge has found PA's refusal to treat inmates with Hep-C violates the 8th Amendment against cruel and unusual punishment, but in the same case, on a technicality, delays ordering treatment for prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal who brought the case, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Hong Kong protests have shut down the city after police action (, From ImagesAttr
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Freedom's just another word: US Launches Wars and Backs Coups in the Name of Democracy, but Won't Back Real Democracy The US, quick to bomb, subvert and meddle in countries in the name of defending democracy, remains silent as police assault activists in Hong Kong demanding that Beijing honor a pledge to allow popular election of the city's chief executive in 2017, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, a veteran correspondent from Hong Kong.
Furkan Dogan, American victim of Israel, Ignored by President Obama, From ImagesAttr
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Protecting Americans? President Obama's Shameful Silence in the Face of Israel's Murder of a Young American An American teen, murdered by Israeli storm-troopers, ignored by President Obama. This is "protecting Americans" from terror?
White NYPD officers diss NY's Mayor during a eulogy (, From ImagesAttr
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Cops prove they aren't really needed: NY's Mayor Should Fire All Protesting Cops and Put Savings to Better Use Protesting NY cops, refusing to ticket or arrest people for minor crimes, have not caused a wave of big crimes, showing their own uselessness. If they were fired now for insubordination, as they should be, it would free up hundreds of millions of dollars for better use, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
from left: CIA spook, his daughter, his son-in-law, and son-in-law's nephew, From ImagesAttr
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Two degrees of Separation: Tsarnaev Brothers had a CIA Connection Too weird to make up: TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff reports that the Tarnaev brothers' Uncle Ruslan was married to the daughter of a top CIA official and ran a 'business' out of that man's house.
(24 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 16, 2008
Ducking Impeachment in Congress and the Newsroom Congress and the Newsmedia don't want you to know about impeachment, and if you do know anyhow, they want you to think it's a bad idea.
Terry Williams as a youthful killer and now waiting to die 30 years later, From ImagesAttr
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 24, 2012
The US is still Executing Teens and Locking Kids Up for Life The US is still executing people who committed crimes as kids, and is keeping many more, in the thousands, in jail for life for crimes committed when they were as young as 14
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 3, 2011
Double-Dip Recession: It Can't Happen...But It's Happening A few months ago, all the experts, academic, political and on Wall Street, were stating confidently that the recovery was underway, and there could be no double-dip recession. They should be choking on their words now.
The USS Cole was near a Russian naval base when it was buzzed by Su-24 jets, From ImagesAttr
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Hysterical Cold-War Style US Reporting as 2 Unarmed Russian Jets Buzz US Destroyer Sailing Near Russian Port US reporters have told only one side of the incident in which two Russian jets buzzed a US destroyer in the Baltic Sea. Left out was the fact that it was near a Russian port and Naval base, and that it was carrying offensive Tomahawk missiles (range 800 miles), writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, asking, who was really 'buzzing' whom?
Police Supervisor Anthony Bologna pepper sprays retreating demonstrators, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 29, 2011
Heroes to Pigs: The Shapeshifting of New York's Cops Took Only 24 Hours of Porcine Behavior New York's Finest were grotesque oppressors of popular expression in their weekend police riot in Lower Manhattan, reviving the behavior that earned them the derogatory title of "pigs" in decades past. So much for "our heroes" in blue.
Stasi police files warehouse looks quaint compared to NSA's files (, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Public Support Grows for Snowden in Europe: Germany and France Should offer NSA Whistleblower Asylum The NSA spying on Europe is causing widespread and growing anger among Europeans, with pressure mounting in Germany, France and elsewhere for leaders to grant asylum to NSA leaker Ed Snowden, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 9, 2018
The Kavanaugh Hearing is about Political Posturing, Not Keeping a Political Hack Off the High Court Cory Booker and his Democratic colleagues in the Kavanaugh hearings are a pale imitation of a real 'profile in courage', former Sen. Mike Gravel, who ignored a national security classification to read the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record when a federal court was banning publication by US newspapers. Where's that kind of courage today? asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Peter Ford, the voice of reason. BBC Breakfast 12/4/2018 Can any rational person possibly not be convinced of the opinion put forward by the Ex Ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford, to the BBC and other media outlets? Let us hope that the majority of..., From YouTubeVideos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 13, 2018
As US Government and Corporate Media Beat War Drums, Here's UK ex-Syria Ambassador Peter Ford's View Here in the US, it's all war propaganda, with no major media questioning the veracity of the casus belli of a gas attack by Syria, or the legality of a US attack, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff. Here, from the BBC, is a contrary perspective from an expert
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Crime of the Century: Are Bush & Cheney Planning Early Attack on Iran? Bush didn't attack Iran before Election Day, but it's looking like he just delayed his disastrous and criminal plan.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, September 8, 2008
Palin: The Real 'American Taliban' Sarah Palin, who put her nomination ahead of the welfare of her pregnant daughter, appears to be a fanatic, a kind of Christian "imom," who wants to foist her rabid morals on not just America's teens, but on all of us.
Sold out and sell-out: Chen Guangcheng and Secretary Hillaru Clinton, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 4, 2012
'Human Rights Won't Get in the Way': The Selling Out of a Chinese Dissident Secretary Hillary threw away her negotiating position and sold out a dissident lawyer in favor of helping her and Obama's campaign donors make money in and ship jobs to China, says former China correspondent Dave Lindorff of TCBH!
Trump attacks Marie Yovanovitch on Twitter as she testifies during impeachment hearings President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out at former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, as she testified in a public impeachment hearing in the ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Trump Talks Like a Mafia Don on Tape Calling for Removal of Ukraine Ambassador Trump's mob hit language, like "Take her out!," even if not actually a call to whack a US ambassador in Ukraine, could have let to such a hit, given the gangs in that corrupt nation looking to please the US president, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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We Need a 'Rout' of Wolves to Evict the 'Stench' of Skunks Occupying Washington Congress and the president are stealthily vitiating Social Security and Medicare. It will take a committed bold public to drive these skunks out of town says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Giant military spy blimp cuts loose and heads for sea (, From ImagesAttr
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Domestic surveillance blimp goes AWOL: The Spy That Quit and Ran A spy blimp run by the US military and tethered near NSA headquarters just outside Washington, DC broke its moorings and drifted across Pennsylvania, causing NORAD jets to scramble just like they ... didn't on 9-11, and giving us all a laugh at at this glitch in the nation's massive domestic spying program, writes ThisCantBeHappening's Dave Lindorff
A wealth gap in Iran is exposed by an Instagram Acct called RichKidsofTehran, From ImagesAttr
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Wanna place bets?: With @TheRichKidsOfTehran Instagrams, Somebody is Stirring Up a Hornet's Nest An anonymously owned Instagram account called @TheRichKidsofTehran is reportedly stoking outrage among Iran's many poor workers, but who's behind the account, asks TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff, suggesting it looks suspiciously like the work of the CIA or Mossad
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America: Standing in the Way of Democracy Tom Paine would be turning (and retching) in his grave at America's role in Egypt, which is to try and stave off democracy, not promote it. Indeed, Paine would surely be standing in Liberation Square with the young Egyptians fighting for freedom from tyranny.
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The Great Oil Robbery There is no competition in the oil industry, which is why gas goes up while oil goes down.
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Holiday Greetings: President and Man-of-Peace Obama has a Xmas Present for Afghanistan Nixon had his Christmas bombing of North Vietnam. Johnson had his Easter gift of troops for South Vietnam. Obama's Christmas Gift for the Afghan people is 30,000 more killers in uniform.
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Fun Thoughts: Messin' With Republicans Democrats don't need to win 10 senate seats to get a filibuster- and Lieberman-proof majority. They can subtract three or even four senators from the Republican tally easily, by appointing them to administration posts.
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A Goverment of Liars Must Be Brought Down Three can be no democracy if the government can lie with impunity. With a conspiracy of 935 lies now documented, it's time to impeach the whole Bush gang.
John Bolton, back from the dead with his neocon ideology, From FlickrPhotos
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Trump's truly awful pick for national security advisor: Warmonger John Bolton to be Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton, the ultimate chicken-hawk who turned 18 in '67 at Vienam War's height but ducked the draft for a war he supported, is now pushing war against Iran, N. Korea and Russia as Trump's latest National Security Advisor pick, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
Nicola's Maduro Viva! US Hands off Venezuela!!, From FlickrPhotos
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US doesn't get how loathed it is in S. America: Looks Like Another Failed Coup Plot by US and Puppet Guaido in Venezuela Signs are everywhere that the US planned and backed coup attempt of Tuesday in Venezuela has failed abysmally, with an opposition leader who stood by Guaido fleeing to asylum in the Chilean embassy and 25 'dissident' soldiers seeking asylum in Brazil's embassy, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. US media have egg on their face again for publishing Washington lies.
Time-lapse video: Hundreds wait in line for assistance with unemployment benefits Watch a time-lapse video of the entire line of people waiting for assistance with their unemployment benefits outside the Kentucky state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., ..., From YouTubeVideos
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Time for a little truth about the economic crisis: Screwing with the Unemployment Statistics Washington's doing nothing about this economic crisis. ON e reason is that for decades, the US government has hidden the true scale of joblessness. Now it's not just annoying, it's deadly, writes TCBH! journalis Dave Lindorff, because it dampens public demands for dramatic action.
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Abortion Doctor is a Victim of America's "Taliban" How different is America from countries like Pakistan or Afghanistan, when our own fundamentalist Christian wackos are going amok, murdering doctors, bombing clinics and threatening women who are just seeking a legal medical procedure?
Chained CPI is just a way to rob retirees of benefits (, From ImagesAttr
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What we need is a movement!: Saving Social Security and Closing the Income Gap Go Hand-in-Hand We can start closing the wealth gap and fully fund -- even expand -- Social Security at the same time, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Ratings firms are powerful. Are they using that power politically?, From ImagesAttr
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An 'Oh Please!' Moment; Is S&P Running Interference for the Right to Help Crush Social Security and Medicare? Is the rating firm S&P playing politics with the deficit when it issues a "negative warning" about a rating downgrade for the US?
Two Men without a country: the fictional Nolan and the real Snowden (, From ImagesAttr
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His 'Crime' is Patriotism, not Betrayal: Like Hale's Philip Nolan, Snowden has Become a 'Man Without a Country' Edward Snowden is a modern-day 'Man Without a Country,' writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, but with a difference: he isn't exiled for betraying his country, but for trying to save it.
Eric Garner being strangled, car where two NYPD cops were slain (, From ImagesAttr
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The predictable start of vigilantism: Reverse Course on Police Militarization or Reap the Whirlwind It was predictible that after a rash of unprosecuted police murders of unarmed civilians -- and kids -- someone would turn vigilante and execute some police. If militarized policing is not reversed, we will see more of this, warns TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Business Rules: No Democracy, No Decency, No Unions The behavior of employers especially during this deepening recession highlights the medieval nature of the employee-employer relationship in America--a relationship that can only be changed by a massive increase in unionization.
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The American Way: Spreading Democracy to Afghanistan, One Journalist's Arrest at a Time The military is arresting journalists in Afghanistan who are just doing their job (unlike much of the US media there, who are embedded and who submit to consorship without a fuss. Welcome to "democracy," US style.
Assange in his Ecuador Embassy asylum and the man his Wikileaks helped elect, From ImagesAttr
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Free Julian Assange!: Trump's First Presidential Act Should Reward the Man Who Handed Him the Election Donald Trump owes a big one to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, whose leaks of Clinton speeches and DNC emails about sabotaging Sanders' campaign helped win Trump the preesidency. Trump should end US Justice Dept. efforts to prosecute him, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
'67 Pentagon occupation, '63 Civil Rights March. Both movements forced Democratic Party to change, From ImagesAttr
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Thinking, and Organizing, Big: The Left Needs to Be a Movement, Not a Bunch of Lobbyists The corporatist Democratic Party is doomed unless an independent left movement forces it to change radically, or leads to the creation of a new Left party to replace it, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
US, French and Brit experts arm and train Syrian jihadis in 2013 (, From ImagesAttr
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Oh no! The American jihadis are coming!: Stoking Fear as the US Prepares for Next Mideast War Washington's latest effort to stir up fear of terror among Americans is to claim US jihadis fighting with ISIS will come home to wreak havoc here. It's nonsense, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, who says it's all about boosting military budgets.
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Double Standards at the New York Times When it comes to candidate Kucinich or to the topic of impeachment, the Times forgets all about its vaunted wall between reportage and opinion.
Obama never has worn those
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Facing Facts in Wisconsin: Progressives and Workers Were Sold Out by Obama and the Democratic Party The progressives and workers of Wisconsin were betrayed by Obama and the Democratic National Committee. It's payback time now.
The Doomsday Clock, From CreativeCommonsPhoto
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Who's the US to demand Russia free anyone?: Back to Cold War 2.0 with Biden and 'Diplomacy-Favoring' Secretary Blinken Claims that the new Biden administration wants to end the bluster and militarism and turn towards diplomacy to solve issues appear to be overblown, judging by not his neolib appointees, but by what his new Sec. of State is doing, right out of the box, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
(8 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 31, 2009
Follow the Money Are taxpayers on the hook for hundreds of billions of dollars for a credit crisis that may have been overblown? Who is the bailout really helping? Did Paulson and Bernanke lie when they claimed there was a credit freeze?
Crazy is as crazy does: Two people who seriously need psychiatric counselling (images courtesy of Crisp County, GA Sheriff's Office and the White House), From Uploaded
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Killers on the loose!: Biden's and America's Mental Illness is on Full Display Biden is off to a disastrous start in his foreign relations, lured into calling Vladimir Putin a "killer," right after he killed 22 Iraqis in a bombing raid in Syria, writes TCBH! journalist DAve Lindorff who wonders: Who's crazier, Biden or Atlanta mass masseusse killer Robert Aaron Long? It's a tough call.
Charles M. 'Chuck' Young -- Presente! (, From ImagesAttr
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TCBH! news collective loses a founding member: Charles M. 'Chuck' Young (1951-2014) TCBH! and Oped News have lost a unique journalist, critic and writer, Charles M. Young.
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Iran War Looms as Eisenhower Carrier Force Deploys With the early deployment Oct. 2 of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, the prospect of a pre-election attack on Iran by an increasingly desperate Bush grows. Keep an eye on the carrier Enterprise now.
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Obama's War: Death to Women and Children, Cover-Ups to Protect the US Killers The US military finally admits Special forces troops killed two pregnant women and a girl and then tried to cover up their actions, but the military is not admitting it libeled and tried to silence the journalist who broke through the official cover=up.
2 dead innocents and the two cops who killed with impunity (, From ImagesAttr
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No more grand juries: Coercive 13th Century Relics, They Serve the Political Interests of DAs, not Justice The grand jury, dating from 1215, is no longer needed. It is now just a device to let DA's hide from responsibility, and to hammer witnesses in secret, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. It should be abolished in the US, one of the last nations to still employ it.
The FBI did nothing about a plot to kill Occupy leaders with sniper fire (, From ImagesAttr
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Fake plots get busted, real ones get a pass: The FBI's Dubious Record on Prosecuting Terror Plots The FBI is quick to bust and boast about terror plots it had a hand in developing, like the current 'plot' to bomb the Capitol, but when it's a real plot to assassinate protesters, like Houston Occupy leaders, it does nothing, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Note lack of pressure wrinkles on Dzhokhar's coat under strap (, From ImagesAttr
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Official Story has Odd Wrinkles: A Pack of Questions about the Boston Bombing Surveillance photos of the Tsarnaev brothers arriving at the Marathon finish line wearing packs suggest they couldn't have been carrying heavily-loaded pressure-cooker bombs in their bags, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
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Power of the People Moves Corporate Media to Do the Right Thing The cynical effort by Democratic leaders and by the corporate media to block and black out impeachment is crumbling in the face of popular pressure.
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No Tax Rebate's Going to Fix This Mess There's no free lunch, and the tax rebate being proposed to fix the recession is going to cost us more than it saves us.
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Workers of America: Wake Up! We All Need a Union! Some unionized Chicago workers have given all Americans an object lesson on why we all need to have a union. Pay attention. You could be next!
Israelis on chairs with popcorn cheer the leveling of Gaza (, From ImagesAttr
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Barbecuing the Palestinians: Once it was Nazis Leveling the Warsaw Ghetto, Now it's Israel's IDF Leveling Gaza Once Poles and Germans stood outside the walls of the Warsaw Ghetto and watched, some enthusiastically, as the Nazis levelled it. Now we have Israeli's sitting on hillsides in lounge chairs, armed with refreshments, cheering the IDF's leveling of the ghetto in Gaza. What's the difference? asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Leonard Peltier, indian activist and political prisoner for 40 years, From ImagesAttr
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Time's running out: As his Last Act in Office, Obama Should Right a Terrible Wrong and Free Leonard Peltier Obama's 'Justice' Dept. last night rejected Leonard Peltier's clemency petition. All justice-minded people should petition Obama to act on this last possible day to reverse that decision and do the right thing, freeing this Native American activist, whose own prosecutor is calling for his release. ACT NOW!
Furkan Dogan, 19, killed by the IDF, but no apology demanded by Obama, From ImagesAttr
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Just a US Citizen, No Big Deal: Obama Doesn't Demand Israeli Apology for Killing of an American Youth The president arranged a Netanyahu apology to Turkey for IDF killings of 9 Turks, but didn't demand one for the killing of an American teenager. WTF? says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Alberta's tar sands are an environmental nightmare (, From ImagesAttr
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A man of many convictions: The Shape-Shifting Secretary of State John Kerry Sec. of State Kerry is on two sides of a lot of things. Once it was Vietnam, then Iraq, and now it's climate change, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Mumia Abu-Jamal, From FlickrPhotos
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Mumia Seeks to Show Top State Judge Doubled as Prosecutor and Jurist Reviewing his Appeals A hering that could conceivably lead to a new round of appeals and even a new trial for Mumia Abu-Jamal hinges on finding documentary evidence that PA Supreme Court Justice Ron Castile as DA oversaw fighting Mumia's appeal and should have recused himself in ruling on it later, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Does madam want Ebola with that? (, From ImagesAttr
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Karmic payback for selfish Americans: Dickensian US Working Conditions Almost Guarantee Ebola Catastrophe The US has a great modern medical sector, but our Dickensian labor laws mean service workers, including waiters, maids and day care teachers, don't get sick leave. When Ebola hits, they will continue to go to work hoping they haven't got it, and the disease will spread like wildfire, hitting poor and rich alike. Karma, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
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Time to Get Tough on Crime: Let's Nail the Banksters Who Have Stolen Millions of Homes Mortgage moratoriums are okay, but what about the millions of homes already stolen by the banks? We need to get them back and jail the crooks who stole them!
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US Media Hide Evidence: Did Israeli Troops Execute or Murder the Mavi Marmara Victims? Turkish medical examiners, in autopsies of the nine IDF victims of the Freedom Flotilla assault, found that five, including the American, were shot from behind, including shots to the back of the head. No US corporate media news outfits are reporting this truth.
Rekia Boyd, innocent victim of a Chicago cop's hollow-point bullet to the head, From ImagesAttr
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The Killers All Around Us Why do we want police and national law enforcement personnel using deadly hollow-point bullets that soldiers are not permitted to use in combat?
Trump's Acting DOD Secretary Patrick Shanahan (US govt. photo), From ImagesAttr
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Trump's new acting Pentagon Secretary Patrick Shanahan: Keep Walking, Nothing Important to See Here Don't expect any Pentagon budget accountability, much less auditability, under Trump acting Sec. of 'Defense' Patrick Shanahan, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. This is the guy who joked that the Pentagon failed its first outside audit because it expected to fail.
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Impeach Bush or Get Rid of the Impeachment Clause Congress has an obligation to act when the Constitution is under threat. If they won't do it, they should at least have the decency to remove the remedy of impeachment from the document.
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Egad! Is the Government Going Socialist? The Bush administration, Congress and our two major-party presidential candidates are so busy making sure no one can accuse them of being socialists while they buy up the banking industry that they are giving away the store.
Which guy needs to 'man up' and take a principled stand? (, From ImagesAttr
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Like Madoff telling a bum to get a job: After Running from his Antiwar Past, Kerry Tells Snowden 'Man Up' and Face Trial Gutless Secy. of State Kerry, who hides his own past as an anti-war protester, has no business calling Snowden a coward for not returning to face trial in the US.
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Imagine a Campaign that Called for Slashing Military Spending by 75% What if we had a candidate offering to really make change? A whole lot of change?
Hong Kong activists are organizing to support Snowden (, From ImagesAttr
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A whistleblower holding all the cards: Why did Edward Snowden go to Hong Kong? Snowden knew what he was doing when he went to Hong Kong for refuge, and he knew what he was doing when he said he could shut down the US spy machine, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
The NSA is monitoring to everything, From ImagesAttr
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Information Overload: Driving a Stake Through the National Security State The NSA is trying to create the ultimate spying system to monitor all Americans, but we can defeat them by clogging the system, choking them on their own words, says TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
US missile-firing drones are killing hundreds of innocent Pakistanis, From ImagesAttr
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Not Licensed to Kill: America's Imperious Attitude in Pakistan is Wearing Thin Where does the US get off thinking it is legal for us to have a secret CIA and Special Forces army running around killing Pakistanis in their own country?
Italy's 'Pitchfork rebels' are seeking to topple a corrupt government (, From ImagesAttr
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Two cheers for Pope Francis: About Time American Idiocy and Paranoia over Marxism Got Called Out American pundits are chocking on their coffee as the Pope admits he has Marxist friends. Partly it's because American's don't even know what Marxism is (and isn't) writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
'Invading' Honduran hoard resumes march north from Mexico-Guatemala border ..., From GoogleImages
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Scare-Mongering is the Only Thing Trump and Republicans Have Got The right-wing media and Donald Trump are making a crazy scare story out of a sad bunch of desperate Honduran refugees, pretending a bunch of poor young men and women and their little kids are about to "invade" America bringing rapists, killers and dangerous disease to our shores, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. We should be offering them help, not armed troops.
newspapers, From FlickrPhotos
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Requiem for a Free Press in the US: Where Did the Tradition of Journalists Speaking Truth to Power Go? There's a lot of news available in the US, but not a lot of real news of any critical importance to understanding what's going on, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. A letter or resignation from NBC News by veteran reporter William Arkin shows why.
Why are all these Republicans in Congress clapping for Obama? (, From ImagesAttr
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Phony baloney: Picking Apart Obama's "Progressive" State of the Union Speech Obama's SOTU speech was a joke, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Full of seemingly progressive ideas, none of which will see the light of day with a Republican Congress, they were never put forward while Democrats ran the Hill. Now they are just for show, setting up another illusion for 2016 that Democrats are progressive.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, May 21, 2007
A Widening Chasm Between Congressional Democrats and Voters on Impeachment The leadership of Congress and the Democratic Party is risking becoming a laughingstock if it fails to act on impeaching the president.
NYPD circa 1884 attacking workers in Tompkins Square (, From ImagesAttr
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Making the whole US a war zone: Crime’s Down, So Why is Police Aggression Increasing? It's never been safer to be a cop, or less safe to interact with one, as the country's police forces increasingly act like soldiers in Iraq or Afghanistan, and citizens are the enemy, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Romney and Obama are BOTH owned by Corporate America, From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 9, 2012
US Leadership Increasingly Just Serves Big Corporate Donors Forget Democratic bitching about Romney's corporate backing -- Obama's the guy who blew campaign finance out of the water in 2008 by opting out of public financing and brazenly soliciting funds from every corporation he could get, says TCHB! journalist Dave LIndorff
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 26, 2010
The Supreme Court's Right-Wing Clique has Given Us a Great Opportunity Sure it stinks that corporations are being said to have the same free speech rights as people, but hey, now we can see who it is that's buying our politicians. No more hiding behind PACs and Astroturf.
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Pelosi's Toothless Threat to Sue Bush Imperils Constitution The president's abuse of power through signing statements is his biggest crime, and now it should be clear even to Pelosi, that the only way to restore Constitutional government is impeachment.
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In Praise of Bill Ayers and the Weather Underground Today's peace movement could use some of the moxie shown by those like Bill Ayers who had the guts to take the war to the warmongers. Their militant acts made the peace movement of the day much more scary to those in power.
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Media Blackout on Agent Orange: Coverage Ignores Effects on Vietnamese Victims When the National Institutes of Medicine reported that it was adding four new diseases, including Parkinson's to those caused by exposure to Agent Orange, it mentioned US vets, and also the Vietnamese people. The US media just talked about the impact of the new findings for Vietnam War vets.
The US Cuban Embassy as it looked before being closed by the US in January 1961 (, From ImagesAttr
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Obama's Trojan Horse: US Recognition of Cuba after 54 Years of Hostility and War Does't Mean an End to US Subversion The fact that the US will now recognize Cuba does not mean that it will not keep trying to overthrow the government and overturn Cuban socialism, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, noting the history of the US using embassies as HQs for subversion.
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Huffing and Puffing at the Pentagon It's almost funny to hear Gates complaining that Russia is becoming authoritarian and that it bullies its neighbors. Almost.
The table on which the option of attacking Iran is sitting, From ImagesAttr
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President Obama and His Key Advisors are a Gang of War Criminals The talk is all about whether the US is going to attack Iran, or when the US is going to attack Iran. But attacking Iran is the ultimate war crime, and nobody's talking about that, says TCBH! founder Dave Lindorff
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 17, 2009
Clinton and Obama: The Worst and Best Thing to Happen to the Democratic Party in Years Bill Clinton was the worst thing to happen to the Democratic Party and to progressives since that racist warmonger Woodrow Wilson won the presidency and dragged the US into the utterly pointless and incredibly bloody First World War. Clinton, by posing as a progressive, confused and undermined, and ultimately betrayed the liberal/progressive wing of the party, shatteringl...
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The Gov. Lamm approach: Social Security Starves Us Slowly as the GOP Tries to Kill Us by Gutting Health Care Republicans and Trump are pushing a bill that will end Obama and also health insurance for 24 million people, many of the elderly, but they're also slowly starviing millions more by not raising Social Security along with inflation, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. It's the Gov. Lamm model: the old should just die.
Two perps: One gets the treatment, one the kid gloves, from the DOJ (, From ImagesAttr
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The US Department of Injustice: Harsh Prosecution for the Little People and the Big Guys Skate The US Dept. of 'Justice' has two MO's: one for the little guy who gets hit like a ton of bricks even for minor crimes, and one for guys like JPMorganChase's Jamie Dimon, who just don't face prosecution, regardless of the crime
US stealth troops head for Iraq; Russian stealth troops harder to spot (, From ImagesAttr
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War by stealth and by mini-armies: US Invades Iraq...Again, and Secretly The US has (re)invaded Iraq by stealth with a mini-army of 1300, Russia has invaded Ukraine with a mini-army said to number 1000. It's a new model of war. What happens when the two mini stealth armies meet on the field of battle, wonders TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
NYPD cops guard 'US Government Bull' at Homeland Security's behest?, From ImagesAttr
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Lawyers Guild Expects More Documents: Evidence Homeland Security Coordinated Occupy Crackdown Partnership for Civil Justice Fund FOIA docs from Dept. of Homeland Security shows agency was behind the nationwide crackdown on Occupy sites, reports ThisCantBeHappening!
Ukrainian Buk missiles and launchers on display in Kiev parade (, From ImagesAttr
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Kerry, Kerry pants on fire!: If You Believed the Secretary of State's Poison Gas Lie, You'll Love His Latest One Secretary of State Kerry has proven himself to be a shameless liar in the promotion of war. His claim that Russia is to blame for the Malaysian plane downing needs to be viewed in that light, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Department of Homeland Lunacy I am not a terrorist. I've been cleared by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, for a cost of $30 on my credit card.
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Not all bad as 'boofing' Brett sullies SOTUS: Kavanaugh on the High Court will be a Source of Ridicule If we're going to have 5 Trogs on SOTUS, at least it's good to have another, along with Thomas, who is an object of ridicule, Boofing Bart fills that role well and will help degrade the conservative court and its rulings, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, so start wailing on him.
Hitch-hikers have it tought these days, From ImagesAttr
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Holding a Thumb to the Wind: America, Land of the Fearful, is No Place to Hitch-Hike Hitch-hiking, once a way of life in America, and for TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff, is not so easy today in the Land of the Fearful
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 3, 2008
Calling the Problem Early Forget the presidential candidates. At least one person saw this financial crisis coming a lo-o-o-o-o-ong time ago.
National Nurses Union Strike for Safe Staffing to Save Liv. | Flickr1024 -- 683 - 345k - jpg, From GoogleImages
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