Fool Me Twice Shame On Me: Is Latest Syrian Chemical Weapons Claim WMDs Part Deux?

The claims that the Assad government in Syria used chemical weapons has been forwarded very aggressively by Western media outlets.

The claims that the Assad government in Syria used chemical weapons has been forwarded very aggressively by Western media outlets. And as this writer heard declaration after declaration made, without evidence to that effect mind you, it began to take on the eerie feel of the runup to the war in Iraq.   The understandable push for

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Social Media Editor Could Face Decades In Prison For Defacing LA Times Website

SACRAMENTO — A social media editor who has worked for two of the nation’s largest news-gathering organizations is scheduled to appear in federal court Tuesday to face charges that he conspired with hackers to deface the website of the Los Angeles Times. The attorney for 26-year-old Matthew Keys said he will plead not guilty during […]

SACRAMENTO — A social media editor who has worked for two of the nation's largest news-gathering organizations is scheduled to appear in federal court Tuesday to face charges that he conspired with hackers to deface the website of the Los Angeles Times. The attorney for 26-year-old Matthew Keys said he will plead not guilty during the

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Regime Change Begins At Home

Charles Derber’s book by this headline title says it’s the only way to free America from corporate rule. It transformed America from “we the people” to what CEOs say goes. It put monied interests in charge. Presidents, legislators and high level bureaucrats serve them. Whatever they want they get. Institutionalized injustice follows. It’s longstanding. Vital change […]

Charles Derber's book by this headline title says it's the only way to free America from corporate rule. It transformed America from "we the people" to what CEOs say goes. It put monied interests in charge. Presidents, legislators and high level bureaucrats serve them. Whatever they want they get. Institutionalized injustice follows. It's

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What CPAC Teaches Us About The Republican World View

“We don’t need a new idea,” said Sen. Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida. “The idea is called America, and it still works.” Rubio was one of the headline speakers at the three-day Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., an event billed as the largest and oldest gathering of conservatives. The line got enthusiastic […]

“We don’t need a new idea,” said Sen. Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida. “The idea is called America, and it still works.” Rubio was one of the headline speakers at the three-day Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., an event billed as the largest and oldest gathering of conservatives. The line got enthusiastic

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A Profile In Caricature: Hugo Chávez’s Too-Little Touted Success

Many things will have been spoken regarding deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez by the Western media — most of which will not be good. We will and have been told that he was a repressive thug who denied his people real democracy; we will and have been told that he was an arrogant dictator who […]

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez waves a Venezuelan flag as he greets supporters at the Miraflores presidential palace balcony in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Many things will have been spoken regarding deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez by the Western media — most of which will not be good. We will and have been told that he was a repressive thug who denied his people real democracy; we will and have been told that he was an arrogant dictator who shoved socialism down the throats of Venezuelan

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Chavez: His Polarizing Legacy Reflected In World Headlines Of His Death

(MintPress) – The morning after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s death was announced, U.S. media emerged with stories celebrating the passing of an American enemy. Prominent conservative news website Drudge Report ran the story on top, accompanied with the headline, “Hell’s A-Burning.” The day after his death, Fox News Latino ran with the headline, “Hugo Chavez […]

(MintPress) - The morning after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s death was announced, U.S. media emerged with stories celebrating the passing of an American enemy. Prominent conservative news website Drudge Report ran the story on top, accompanied with the headline, “Hell’s A-Burning.” The day after his death, Fox News Latino ran with the

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