I still remember the yellow tint of the dodgeball that crushed my face in seventh grade. Had I been more like a Senate or House candidate, I would have been able to avoid the pugnacious projectile altogether.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R-Tea Party sellout) donned his big-boy britches Wednesday and unveiled a hawkish foreign policy that surely endeared him to the military-industrial complex. Rubio unveiled “new proposals on foreign policy” at the Brookings Institution that sound like more of the same empire building and interventionism.
President Barack Obama has finally delivered on that Nobel Peace Prize he won a few years back. That’s right, you right-wing curmudgeons: Thanks to Obama, peace is at hand. In a Monday article in National Journal, a senior Obama flunky announced: “The war on terror is over.”
American citizen, you are grotesquely ignorant. On the whole, your society exemplifies Webster’s definition of the word “oblivious”: 1) lacking remembrance, memory, or mindful attention 2) lacking active conscious knowledge or awareness.
Writing for The New Yorker, journalist Seymour M. Hersh says a group of Iranians associated with Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, or MEK, were being trained in terror operations by the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) at the Department of Energy’s Nevada National Security Site.
The defrocked high priest of liberal hatred has been left to wander the streets of Manhattan, staring blankly into the middle distance and muttering to himself about how life is so unfair when you’re the smartest man in the history of the species.
Despite stonewalling by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his cronies in the moneyed institutions of privilege, the recent partial Fed audit and dribbled-out documents sought by news organizations under the Freedom of Information Act are revealing an astounding level of corruption in the institution.
In 2006 when the price of a gallon of regular gasoline hovered just above $3, Nancy Pelosi and three of her colleagues railed against George W. Bush and Big Oil at an Exxon station near Capitol Hill. Where are the Democratic lawmakers now that the price of gas has skyrocketed?
According to the Summit of the Americas’ website, the gathering is a time when “leaders discuss common policy issues, affirm shared values and commit to concerted actions at the national and regional level to address continuing and new challenges faced in the Americas.” But the great leaders of the United States did much more.
With the revelation that poor George Zimmerman will be the target of a zealous (not to mention ambitious) Florida prosecutor, the sad saga of the Sanford shootout has cemented its position as the dominant news item of the moment. Behind this sordid soap opera lies a much larger subtext of liberal hypocrisy and racism.