Ilhan Omar Speaks Truth to Empire

by Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota O Society Feb 21, 2019 The American people are very much like the children of a mafia boss, who don’t want to know what their father does for a living, but then wonder why the firebombs of injustice are being thrown through the window of their living-room. What a primitive … Continue reading Ilhan Omar Speaks Truth to Empire

Hanlon’s Razor Illustrated: Michaels Pence and Pompeo Go To Europe

      Hanlon's Razor: RationalWiki by Patrick Lawrence ConsortiumNews Feb 19, 2019 What a job Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did in Europe last week! If the objective was to worsen an already critical trans–Atlantic rift and further isolate the U.S., they could not have returned to Washington with … Continue reading Hanlon’s Razor Illustrated: Michaels Pence and Pompeo Go To Europe

This is why evangelicals love Trump’s Israel policy

Sean Illing  interviews Elizabeth Oldmixon  VOX May 14, 2018 Orthodox Christian pilgrims hold wooden crosses as they take part in the Good Friday procession along the Via Dolorosa on April 18, 2014, in Jerusalem's old city, Israel. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images The US officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Monda when a new American embassy … Continue reading This is why evangelicals love Trump’s Israel policy

Israeli politics is being dragged into the grubby realm of reality TV

As Benjamin Netanyahu demands a televised showdown with his corruption accusers and Roseanne Barr prepares to address the Knesset, the poverty of public discourse is never more apparent by Jonathan Cook Jan 13, 2019 Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu commandeered the country’s airwaves last week in what many assumed would prove a moment of profound … Continue reading Israeli politics is being dragged into the grubby realm of reality TV

Texan Loses Her Job For Refusing to Sign a Loyalty Oath to Israel. No, the Oath isn’t to America or Texas, It’s a Pledge to Israel

by Glenn Greewald Intercept Dec 17, 2018 A CHILDREN’S SPEECH PATHOLOGIST who has worked for the last nine years with developmentally disabled, autistic, and speech-impaired elementary school students in Austin, Texas, has been told that she can no longer work with the public school district, after she refused to sign an oath vowing that she “does not” … Continue reading Texan Loses Her Job For Refusing to Sign a Loyalty Oath to Israel. No, the Oath isn’t to America or Texas, It’s a Pledge to Israel

Trump’s Patron-in-Chief

Casino boss Sheldon Adelson has never been more powerful. The Trump administration has advanced his ideological and financial interests, including an assist in his quest to build a casino in Japan by Justin Elliott ProPublica October 10, 2018 LATE ON A THURSDAY evening in February 2017, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plane landed at Andrews Air Force Base … Continue reading Trump’s Patron-in-Chief

Why did CNN fire a pro-Palestinian commentator?

No one gets closer to peace by silencing voices critical of a lethal status quo. We need a candid debate about the grim catastrophe unfolding in Israel. by Cornel West Guardian Dec 4, 2018 Why is it so difficult, if not impossible, to have a candid debate about the grim Israeli-Palestinian catastrophe that prevails in … Continue reading Why did CNN fire a pro-Palestinian commentator?