The storm named Sandy swept away more than houses and property. It swept President Barack Obama’s scandals off the front pages as well. The attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and Operation Fast and Furious have slipped off the radar.
Watergate was a two-bit burglary by operatives for the Richard Nixon Administration. The Libya scandal is much worse, as Senator John McCain (Neocon-Ariz.) pointed out on Sunday. People actually died; four of them to be precise. One of them was the U.S. ambassador.
U.S. and Israeli troops held “their largest-ever joint military drill” Wednesday in preparation for the coming assault on Iran. “Make no mistake. The U.S. is 100 percent committed to the security of Israel. That commitment drives this exercise,” said U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin.
Want proof that America has sunk to the level of a Third World banana republic? Four words: United Nations election observers. A U.N.-affiliated agency will be observing the Nov. 6 U.S. election for election fraud and voter suppression.
The world is changing. Print media is going the way of the dinosaur. Digital media is where it’s at. Newsweek, once one of the premier news magazines (and government propaganda arms) announced yesterday it would cease its print operation as of Dec. 31.
The “Twitter-verse” erupted this week with threats to riot or assassinate Mitt Romney should President Barack Obama lose the Nov. 6 election. Americans have rioted before for lesser reasons.
The mainstream media give the impression that events in the Mideast are building on their own, and the United States is just responding to them. The truth is the United States is manipulating events there and has been for some time.
The drug war is lucrative business for the drug cartels. It’s also lucrative for various U.S. and local government agencies that see their budgets grow annually to fight a battle they don’t intend to win.
The Presidential debate Wednesday night showed once again that neither of the rubes at the top the Presidential ticket understands the Constitution. I would suggest both should go back and read the document for the 17 enumerated powers, but I’m sure neither would get it.
Barack Obama is having a “Mission Accomplished” moment. In August, the President went to Fort Bliss, Texas, on “an official trip marking the two-year anniversary of the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq.” But according to The New York Times, U.S. troops may be headed back.