“American Sniper”: Clint Eastwood’s American Horror Story January 23, 2015
In Clint Eastwood’s latest war flick, Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history, is told by his father that there are three kinds of people: wolves, sheep, and sheepdogs. Yet whether Kyle is a wolf or a sheepdog depends on the viewer.
Is This Country Crazy? Inquiring Minds Elsewhere Want to Know
It’s past time to wake up, America, and look around.
A Huckabee Presidential Bid? Stay Tuned
The unchurched, agnostics and atheists now outnumber Bible thumpers like Mike Huckabee and the voters who support him. With this trend set to continue well into the future, it’s no wonder the Fox huckster is rushing to explore the campaign trail.
Erik Prince: America’s Harbinger Of Death, And Democracy?
The Blackwater founder’s movements can be read like tea leaves: Wherever he goes, tragedy and death surely follow, trailed by tens of millions of dollars.
Ignorance Is No Excuse For Wrongdoing, Unless You’re A Cop
“[I]f the individual is no longer to be sovereign, if the police can pick him up whenever they do not like the cut of his jib, if they can ‘seize’ and ‘search’ him in their discretion, we enter a new regime.”—U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, dissenting in Terry v. Ohio (1968)
It’s Time To Stop International Human Rights Day
If International Human Rights Day is to achieve any tangible significance, its elimination from the anniversary calendar should be advocated for as a refusal to subscribe to imperialist schemes of false remembrance.
The Southern Democrat Will Rise Again
The South today is not what it was, and the South of tomorrow will not be what it is today, so don’t count the Southern Democrat out just yet.
Hillary Clinton Lends Credibility To Zionist Colonialism At Saban Forum
Clinton recently participated in a forum hosted by a U.S. foreign policy think tank discussion that largely revolved around U.S. support for Israel and the so-called “two-state solution” -- a discussion that took place within narrow Zionist parameters.
Like Eric Garner, We Are All Caught In A System Designed To Fail Us
Like the cop who choked out Eric Garner, our corrupt, unjust and unbalanced system is crushing the life out of the economy for everyday working people, who are increasingly falling behind and becoming ever more insecure as time goes on.
New UN Report Sheds Light On America’s Human Rights Problem
Who or what can stop the U.S. from committing human rights violations in its own backyard and around the globe with what seems like absolute impunity? Certainly not the U.N. which is more of conspirator than a watchdog.