Fast-Tracking Toward War on Syria

Fast-Tracking Toward War on Syria by Stephen Lendman America's run by sociopaths. They're out-of-control criminals. They're traitors. They menace humanity. They violate their sacred oaths of office.  Presidents "do solemnly swear (or affirm to) faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of (their) Ability, preserve, protect and... Continue Reading →

Big Brother Writ Large in America

Big Brother Writ Large in America by Stephen Lendman Spying on its citizenry reflects one of the most defining police state characteristics. Post-9/11, America crossed the line. Unconstitutional mass surveillance became official US policy. Bush began it. Obama accelerated it. He did so straightaway as president.  He promised otherwise. He pledged transparency and openness. He... Continue Reading →

Putin Alone at G8

Putin Alone at G8 by Stephen Lendman On June 17, G8 leaders began two days of talks in Northern Ireland. Seven nations want escalated war on Syria. Putin's alone. He's an outlier for peaceful conflict resolution. Obama's hands are bloodrenched. He bears full responsibility for ravaging Syria. It's been ongoing since early 2011. It was... Continue Reading →

High Level Opposition to Escalating Syria’s Conflict

High Level Opposition to Escalating Syria's Conflict by Stephen Lendman Dozens of responsible world leaders oppose Washington's war on Syria. They do so for good reason. They want peaceful conflict resolution. They're against greater escalation. Few say so publicly. On May 15, the UN General Assembly adopted an anti-Assad resolution. It's non-binding. It was Arab... Continue Reading →

Lawless NSA Global Spying

Lawless NSA Global Spying by Stephen Lendman NSA is one of 16 known US spy agencies. Perhaps others operate secretly. Black budgets conceal what's spent. Amounts are enormous. They're unconscionable.  Used responsibly, they'd relieve hunger, shelter the homeless, heal the sick, and educate young people hungry for knowledge. Out-of-control, unregulated, unmonitored practices operate lawlessly. Enormous... Continue Reading →

Syria and Iran: In America’s Crosshairs

Syria and Iran: In America's Crosshairs by Stephen Lendman Obama's on a fast track toward tyranny. He's heading for greater intervention against Syria. Ravaging the country entirely is planned. At issue is establishing another pro-Western vassal state. Mass killing and destruction don't matter. Imperial priorities come first. Longstanding plans pre-date 9/11. Former French Foreign Minister... Continue Reading →

Corporate America Loves Jason Furman

Corporate America Loves Jason Furman by Stephen Lendman Key Obama officials comprise a virtual rogues gallery of scoundrels. On June 10, he nominated Jason Furman to replace Alan Krueger. He'll serve as White House Council of Economic Advisors chairman. He was Clinton's Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the National Economic Council.... Continue Reading →

Hassan Rohani: Iran’s President-Elect

Hassan Rohani: Iran's President-Elect by Stephen Lendman It's official. Iran's Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar announced it. Rohani won 50.7% of 36.7 million votes cast. Six candidates competed. Principlist Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf finished second. He received one-third of Rohani's total.  Rohani won decisively. He'll serve four years. He's limited to two terms. He's head of state. On... Continue Reading →

Netanyahu Falsely Says Iran Plans Another Holocaust

Netanyahu Falsely Says Iran Plans Another Holocaust by Stephen Lendman He said it before Iran's June 14 election. He hasn't changed his mind. More on that below. Netanyahu reflects Israeli fascism. He's hardline, unstable, unscrupulous and dangerous. He prioritizes conflict and instability.  He deplores peace and diplomacy. Big Lies substitute for truth. Repetition gets people... Continue Reading →

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