Setting the Stage for War: Ukraine’s 2014 Coup & NATO Expansion
https://youtu.be/_y2EhpjJrCY …[T]he challenge here is to try to attract it [Ukraine] to the west, to get it to switch sides. - Foreign Affairs’ Gideon Rose, The Colbert Report (Feb. 24th, 2014) Find Kyle Anzalone here How the US Sabotaged Russia’s Economy after the...
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...
Lunatic With a Plan: Erdogan and Turkey’s Economic Woes
Since the first assault on Turkey’s finances in 2018, which I wrote about multiple times (here, here, and here), I’ve been the lone voice telling everyone that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a lunatic but he’s a lunatic with a plan. That plan is to de-dollarize the...
For One Day, Protestors Stopped the War Machine
I’ve attended most of the major antiwar protests in Washington since 9/11. At a 2005 protest, a cop tried to whack me on the head with a wooden pole. At a 2007 protest, I snapped a picture showing George W. Bush hanging next to the U.S. Capitol. But my favorite...
Excellent Tucker Carlson Segment on Ukraine-Russia
He even plays the audio of the Nuland-Pyatt coup plot of 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw0ypSr1SGY
Ukrainian Police Official Requests List of Jews in Western City of Kolomyya
Seems like just the other day I got in an argument with a guy about whether the U.S. had backed a Nazi street putsch in Kiev in February 2014. Sure looks like it to me. At least Andriy Parubiy isn't the speaker of the Parliament any more.
Without “Qualified Immunity,” Would Cops Be So Quick to Kill?
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Without “Qualified Immunity,” Would Cops Be So Quick to Kill? (See a small but significant correction below.) The story had a familiar beginning, but took an unexpected detour en route to an unanticipated conclusion. Dante Price, a young black man, was trying to visit his girlfriend and infant son at the […]
Shielding the Executioner: Shaun Cowley, Paul Cassell, and the Murder of Danielle Willard
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Shielding the Executioner: Shaun Cowley, Paul Cassell, and the Murder of Danielle Willard During a lengthy career that includes stints as a federal prosecutor and judge, Paul Cassell has devoutly upheld the vision of 18th Century arch-authoritarian Joseph de Maistre, who taught that “all greatness, all power, all social order depends […]
Killer on the Loose: Did Cops “Botch” a Case to Punish an Independent DA?
Sunday, November 2, 2014 Killer on the Loose: Did Cops “Botch” a Case to Punish an Independent DA? “Comply or Die is Not the Law”: Relatives of police victims speak at Oct. 4 rally in Salt Lake. After 72-year-old Robert Warren was shot in the face at the front door of his home in West […]
Saturday, December 27, 2014 Law-and-Order Leninism Last Easter, the Right was celebrating the Bunkerville rebellion, and the Left was calling for severe measures – drone strikes, if necessary – to beat down armed resistance to law enforcement. By Christmas, the roles were neatly reversed, with the Left protesting against the ever-growing tide of law enforcement […]
A Peace Officer Defies the “Blue Tribe”: The Exile of Officer Cariol Horne
Thursday, December 18, 2014 A Peace Officer Defies the “Blue Tribe”: The Exile of Officer Cariol Horne Not the only one: Chokeholds are illegal, but widely used by police anyway. David Mack was dying of strangulation in front of his horrified teenage sons while nearly a dozen Buffalo Police Officers looked on with indifference. The […]
Why “Support Your Local Police” is a Formula for Despotism
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Why “Support Your Local Police” is a Formula for Despotism There are those who still think they are holding the pass against a revolution that may be coming up the road. But they are gazing in the wrong direction. The revolution is behind them. Garet Garrett, “The Revolution Was” “We are […]
Have We Reached “Peak Jackboot”?
Friday, December 5, 2014 Have We Reached “Peak Jackboot”? In 1768, amid escalating tensions between the British government and independence-minded “radicals” in New England, two full regiments were deployed in Boston as peacekeepers. Their presence was, in historian David Ramsay’s elegantly ominous phrase, “a fruitful source of uneasiness.” London tried to preserve the pretense that […]
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