What follows are highlights from the trove of leaked US government documents that appeared on the internet sometime last month, including a handful of the documents themselves, reporting on the material, my own observations, as well as official statements and...
Salafis Throwing Bombs: How American and British Planners Partnered With Al-Qaeda Affiliated Groups At the Start of the Syrian Civil War
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...
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Three Pieces Of Legislation That Are Making The Coronavirus Worse
There are 3 pieces of legislation that are making the Coronavirus 10x worse than it ought to be. 1. 1997 Balanced Budget Act: Capped the number of residents and physicians. 2. 2011 Affordable Care Act: Made it illegal for physician ownership of hospitals. 3....
From Terrorist Bagman to Homeland Security Overlord: The Curious Career of Peter King
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 From Terrorist Bagman to Homeland Security Overlord: The Curious Career of Peter King There’s only two things wrong with him — his face: Congressman Peter “Janus” King In the person of Congressman Peter King (R-New York), the incoming chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, the abstraction called “hypocrisy” has acquired […]
The Cult of Sanctified Violence
Monday, January 10, 2011 The Cult of Sanctified Violence A Mundane kneels before a royal carriage bearing the Sanctified Personage of the Killer-in-Chief. Force — Force to the utmost; Force without stint or limit, the righteous and triumphant Force which shall make Right the law of the world and cast every selfish dominion down in […]
Who Gave You Permission to Notice?
Monday, January 17, 2011 Who Gave You Permission to Notice? Bizarre totem: Jared Loughner’s notorious skull altar. Among the “warning signs” of Jared Loughner’s derangement, Time magazine instructs us, was his criticism of Federal Reserve Notes as “worthless.” According to the custodians of acceptable opinion, this isn’t a rational assessment of the intrinsic value of […]
About that “War on Cops”….
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 About that “War on Cops”…. The War on the Streets: This is Miami, not Mogadishu. What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive?…. The [Security] Organs would very quickly have suffered […]
Saviors in Uniform? (Updated, 2/2)
Monday, January 31, 2011 Saviors in Uniform? (Updated, 2/2) “The Army and the People Are One!” Don’t count on it. “The army is all good men but the police, every policeman is bad,” explained Egyptian demonstrator Mustafa Abdel Wahab to Time magazine. Mr. Wahab is as tragically mistaken in the first assessment as he is […]
Monday, February 7, 2011 Ave, Imperium! Officer Dianobol, I presume? Yes, this pic (from the 2010 Super Bowl) just screams “Freedom!” Superbowl Sunday, the High Holy Day of our de facto state religion, has become such a brobdingnagian spectacle of militarist self-worship that Leni Riefenstahl would probably find the proceedings a bit excessive. The Caligulan […]
Let’s Play “Name That Arab Despotism”!
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Let’s Play “Name That Arab Despotism”! There is a large and powerful Arab state ruled by a Soviet-trained military dictator. The figure he has chosen as a successor, the head of the secret police, was also trained in the Soviet Union, and the apparatus of terror and repression he supervises was […]
Fewer Snouts in the Trough, Less Crime in the Streets
Friday, January 21, 2011 Fewer Snouts in the Trough, Less Crime in the Streets Officer Roid Rage: New Jersey tax victims footed the bill for this poser’s hormonal enhancements. “What happens when you lay off nearly half of the police in one of the most dangerous cities in America?” begins a recent account of personnel […]
“Don’t Resist”: The Refrain of Rapists, Police, and Other Degenerates
Monday, February 14, 2011 “Don’t Resist”: The Refrain of Rapists, Police, and Other Degenerates A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, who stripped him of his clothes and wounded him…. Now by chance three men — a priest, a Levite, and a Samaritan — came down that same road, […]
The War Party’s Atrocity Porn
Sunday, February 27, 2011 The War Party’s Atrocity Porn “This is a massacre,” the frantic Libyan woman, speaking by telephone while cowering in her apartment in Tripoli, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper. “I hope you know that people around the world are watching and praying and wanting to do something,” Anderson told her, as if he […]
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