Venezuela’s RCTV Acts of Sedition

Venezuela's RCTV Acts of Sedition - by Stephen LendmanOn December 28, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias delivered his annual "greeting speech" to the National Armed Forces (FAN) and announced the operating license of TV station Radio Caracas Television (known as RCTV) broadcasting on VHF Channel 2 won't be renewed when it expires on May 27,... Continue Reading →

Democrat Agenda Omissions

Democrat Agenda Omissions - by Stephen LendmanWith all the customary pomp and pageantry accompanying the occasion, the 110th nominally (first time in 12 years) Democrat-led Congress convened on Capitol Hill on January 4. It was done much the same as in earlier years except for the first time ever a woman took the gavel after... Continue Reading →

Holiday Hypocrisy

Holiday Hypocrisy - by Stephen LendmanBorrowing the line from Gilbert & Sullivan's HMS Pinafore: "Things are seldom as they seem, Skim milk masquerades as cream." It's as true here in the US today as it was in 19th century England, and its message explains how to understand and view our affairs of state and why... Continue Reading →

The Spirit of Tom Paine

The Spirit of Tom Paine - by Stephen LendmanWe only know about Tom Paine because Thomas Edison discovered him in the 1920s. Edison believed he was our most important political thinker, and it was essential that his writings and ideas be taught in the nation's schools. It's no exaggeration that there might never have been... Continue Reading →

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