Introduction In the mainstream view, al-Qaeda did not play a role in the Syria conflict until Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dispatched his deputy, Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, to Syria in August 2011 to establish a wing of the group there, called...
Jobless claims soar again in early April as coronavirus layoffs swell to nearly 17 million
From Marketwatch The coronavirus has turned life upside down in the blink of an eye. Just a month ago, new claims were in the low 200,000s and sat near a half-century low. Already, the ranks of the unemployed appear to have exceeded the prior record of 15.3 million...
Pro Libertate Radio 09-25-2010
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Pro Libertate Radio 09-18-2010
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Pro Libertate Radio 09-04-2010
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Even by Afghanistan’s grim standards, 2019 has been particularly deadly for children
The real cost of war AP. A new report by the U.N. children’s agency, released Tuesday, says that in the first nine months of this year, nine children were killed or maimed every day as a result of war. Since the ICRC began its rehabilitation program in Afghanistan in...
One Giant Rez
Friday, January 2, 2009 One Giant Rez An authentic American hero: Crazy Horse, as depicted in the monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota. “What’s happening in my country is also happening in your country…. You don’t even know it, but you’re the Indians of the 21st Century, and that’s very sad.” – Russell […]
The Bubble of U.S.-Israeli Dominance
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 The Bubble of U.S.-Israeli Dominance As is the case whenever Israel conducts a major military campaign, the ongoing IDF assault on Gaza – which has annihilated hundreds of non-combatants, including children — has flushed the bigots out of the brush. One particularly notorious specimen encapsulated the message sent by Israel’s strike […]
Seeking Clemency from a War Criminal: The Case of Evan Vela Carnahan
Thursday, January 8, 2009 Seeking Clemency from a War Criminal: The Case of Evan Vela Carnahan George W. BUSH: One of the major theaters against al Qaeda turns out to have been Iraq. This is where al Qaeda said they were going to take their stand. This is where al Qaeda was hoping to take– […]
In Praise of Paul Blart (Updated, January 21)
Monday, January 19, 2009 In Praise of Paul Blart (Updated, January 21) It’s funny, ’cause it’s true: Paul Blart, the unarmed mall security guard hero of the new film, is a more suitable exemplar of the “protect and serve” ethic than the government’s armed enforcement agents. When tyrants rule, jesters often boldly tell truths that […]
At Least They Didn’t Name Him “Sue” (Breaking News Update Below)
Wednesday, January 21, 2009 At Least They Didn’t Name Him “Sue” (Breaking News Update Below) Love and death, or as they’re known in Greek, Eros and Thanatos. “Come here, Thanatos,” called the young father, beckoning to a small boy who had surrendered himself unconditionally to an arcade game.In my astonishment, I performed a double-take of […]
The Torture State Endures
Saturday, January 24, 2009 The Torture State Endures (Posted for purposes of illustration only; not intended as an advertisement.) From Locke to Schlock: The t-shirt on the left, a juvenile celebration of the Khmer Rouge’s favorite torture tactic, is a suitable illustration of what contemporary conservatism is all about.Nil desperandum, conservative defenders of the Torture […]
Kleptocrats of the World, Unite!
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 Kleptocrats of the World, Unite! His name isn’t Barton, but he is certainly a Fink: Newly installed economic dictator Timothy Geithner.Perhaps the only commendable thing newly installed Economic Dictator (and Barton Fink lookalike) Tim Geithner has done in a public career otherwise devoted to serving the Power Elite was to “cheat” […]
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