Merriam-Webster call police states “political unit(s) characterized by repressive governmental control of political, economic, and social life usually by an arbitrary exercise of power by police and especially secret police in place of regular operation of administrative and judicial organs of the government according to publicly known legal procedures.”
His record speaks for itself. Ideologically over-the-top. Lawless. Reckless. Ruthless by any standard. Reflecting the worst of rogue leadership.
Reports show tens of billions of dollars in post-war Iraqi aid wasted. A likely $100 billion or more.
Throughout his tenure, Obama waged war on immigrants. Mocking notions of welcoming tired, poor, wretched masses yearning to breathe free.
Ukraine is the most serious post-WW II geopolitical crisis. At risk is escalated East/West confrontation. Possible global war.
On November 13, 2008, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) unjustly arrested Diab. In connection with a 1980 Paris synagogue bombing.
US-imposed sanctions are illegitimate by any standard. EU countries are pressured to impose their own. Harming their own self-interest.
MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber heads the National Bureau of Economic Research Health Care Program.
On November 10, Putin addressed Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum members. Calling Russia’s participation strategically important.
US elections mock legitimacy. Farcical by any standard. Meaningless kabuki theater.
Sunday’s democratic Southeastern Ukrainian Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics’ elections shamed America’s sham process. Legitimately choosing leaders and MPs.
eventy-five-year-old McGovern is a former CIA analyst (1963 – 1990), turned activist/political critic/social justice advocate.
Pentagon commanders initiated it. A duplicitous 2015 50th anniversary commemoration. Honoring one of history’s greatest crimes.
Today’s MSM is a lying machine. Inconvenient truths are buried. Misinformation rubbish substitutes. Upside down reality reflects things.
Washington ousted Ukraine’s democratically elected president. It elevated fascist thugs to power.
Mounting evidence shows Kiev committed war horrendous war crimes in Southeastern Ukraine.
Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) falls way short of promised benefits. It’s outrageously expensive.
The late Gore Vidal called The Times the “Typhoid Mary of American journalism” for good reason.
A separate article discussed it. He didn’t surprise. Demagogic mumbo jumbo Big Lies drowned out truth.
Wendy Sherman is Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. On September 16, she spoke at Georgetown University.
They’re an American tradition. They date from the republic’s inception. Notable ones began in the mid-19th century.
Permanent war is official US policy. Obama is the latest in a long line of rogue warrior presidents.
On Monday, both sides agreed to open-ended ceasefire terms. Peace talks will resume in Cairo within a month.
The Islamic State is the pretext. Syria is the target. At issue is regime change.
Israel threatens press freedom. Repressive Knesset legislation targets speech, assembly, association, and the right to dissent. So does Kafkaesque justice.
Longstanding US-led Western support lets Israel get away with genocidal mass murder and destruction. More on this below.
Israel’s Operation Protective Edge is the latest example of well planned, premeditated Israeli aggression on Palestine.
Rogue terror states wage wars the same way. America does it. So does Israel.
Kiev’s illegitimate fascist government operates extrajudicially. Rule of law principles don’t apply.
Monday’s ceasefire deadline was extended another 24 hours. It was set to expire at midnight local time.
Throughout months of conflict in Southeastern Ukraine, Russia has gone all-out to resolve things diplomatically.
For the third time since January 1991, America is at war with Iraq. It’s ongoing lawlessly.