The Martyrdom of Julian Assange

The arrest Thursday of Julian Assange eviscerates all pretense of the rule of law and the rights of a free press. The illegalities, embraced by the Ecuadorian, British and U.S. governments, in the seizure of Assange are ominous. They presage a world where the internal workings, abuses, corruption, lies and crimes, especially war crimes, carried … Continue reading The Martyrdom of Julian Assange

Whatever Trump Is Playing, It Isn’t Golf

The sport means a lot to Trump—which hasn’t stopped him from cheating outrageously at it. by  Rick Reilly Atlantic edited by O Society April 11, 2019 More than any wife, more than any party, more than any opinion, President Donald Trump has remained fiercely loyal to golf. But I’ve played golf my entire life. Years ago, … Continue reading Whatever Trump Is Playing, It Isn’t Golf

They Had It Coming

The parents indicted in the college-admissions scandal were responding to a changing America, with rage at being robbed of what they believed was rightfully theirs. written by Caitlin Flanagan Atlantic edited by O Society April 7, 2019 Sweet Christ, vindication! How long has it been? Years? No, decades. If hope is the thing with feathers, I … Continue reading They Had It Coming

LIVE: Julian Assange to be expelled within ‘hours to days’ from Ecuadorian Embassy in London – WikiLeaks

https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/1113919962995884033 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to be expelled from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London within ‘hours to days’ on Friday morning, April 5, according to a WikiLeaks high-level source. https://youtu.be/BlqmKcPS0I8 Ruptly is live from the Embassy of Ecuador in London, where Julian Assange is set to be expelled by the government of Lenin … Continue reading LIVE: Julian Assange to be expelled within ‘hours to days’ from Ecuadorian Embassy in London – WikiLeaks

How Jarvanka Got In: Daddy Kushner and Daddy Trump Paid Millions to Ivy League Universities

edited by O Society Mar 13, 2019   https://youtu.be/wD8AwgO0AQI How the Rich Really Play, “Who Wants To Be An Ivy Leaguer?” Daniel Golden investigated how the rich buy their children’s way into elite colleges reflects on the latest scandal—and remembers when affluent readers mistook his expose for a “how-to” guide. My 2006 book, “The Price … Continue reading How Jarvanka Got In: Daddy Kushner and Daddy Trump Paid Millions to Ivy League Universities

What We Know About Saudi Arabia’s Role in 9/11

The Saudi government still says it had no connection to the hijackers. Newly released classified information proves otherwise. BY SIMON HENDERSON Foreign Policy JULY 18, 2016 edited by O Society Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images Sometimes reality is so absurd, it outstrips anything conspiracy theorists could come up with. More than 13 years after the congressional investigation published … Continue reading What We Know About Saudi Arabia’s Role in 9/11

Venezuela: The High Noon of Empire

by Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota O Society Feb 28, 2019 George Bernard Shaw once said: “When an Englishman wants something, he never publicly admits to his wanting it. Instead, his want is expressed as a burning conviction it is his moral and religious duty to conquer those who possess the thing he wants. Hypocrisy … Continue reading Venezuela: The High Noon of Empire