Category Archives: Readings

Readings – Robert Parry: New York Times and the New McCarthyism

Robert Parry of consortiumnews.com writes about a “New McCarthyism” fomented by the New York Times and other media in furtherance of a “New Cold War.” –o-O-o– New York Times and the New McCarthyism Robert Parry, September 7, 2016 Traditional U.S. … Continue reading

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Readings – Paul Craig Roberts: Are You a Mind-Controlled CIA Stooge?

I admit that conspiracy theories are one of my guilty pleasures.  But sometimes the outlandish tales have the ring of truth to them.  And sometimes what conventional wisdom had dismissed out of hand as being CT, later turns out to … Continue reading

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Readings – Consortium News: Belated Pushback on Saudis’ War on Yemen

In a post on Consortiumnews.com, Jonathan Marshall reports on Saudi Arabia’s continuing war on Yemen using weapons sold to it by the U.S., citing a source calling the war “arguably the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.”  The Obama administration … Continue reading

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Readings – Moyers & Company: Trump, His Virus and the Dark Age of Unreason

~ Readings features content from elsewhere. ~ No question, Donald Trump must not prevail in his bid for the presidency. In this article, Bill Moyers and Michael Winship trace a particular American virus “feed[ing] on fear, paranoia and bigotry” from Joe … Continue reading

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Readings – The Coming Constitutional Crisis Over Hillary Clinton’s EmailGate

~ Readings features content from elsewhere. ~ The clincher for John Schindler’s article about the risks associated with Hillary Clinton’s using a private server comes at the end.  Schindler is a former National Security Agency analyst, Navy officer, and War College … Continue reading

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Readings – Whistling Sling Bullets Were Roman Troops’ Secret ‘Terror Weapon’

~ Readings features content from elsewhere. ~ It seems humans have always found ways to terrorize their enemies in addition to killing. Eighteen hundred years ago, one of these was was “whistling” bullets flung with slings. –o-O-o– Whistling Sling Bullets Were … Continue reading

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Readings – How does Mitt Romney sound?

~ Readings features content from elsewhere. ~ Apparently Donald Trump is no more popular with some conservatives than he is with liberals.  Will Rahn of CBS News makes the case for Mitt Romney to step in. –o-O-o– Commentary: Run, Mitt, run! … Continue reading

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Readings – Former CIA, NSA directors, retired generals, launch gun control group

~ Readings features content from elsewhere. ~ But, will Congress listen? –o-O-o– Former CIA, NSA directors, retired generals, launch gun control group  Ian Allen, June 14, 2016, Intel News “Former directors of the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, as … Continue reading

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Readings – Hillary Clinton’s ‘Entangled’ Foreign Policy

~ Readings features content from elsewhere. ~ In her foreign policy speech last week, Hillary Clinton spent a lot of time bashing Donald Trump, implying as Daniel Lazare says, “that because Trump is bonkers, Hillary must be the opposite, i.e. thoughtful and mature,” … Continue reading

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Readings – So, Mike ….. what did you do at work today?

~ Readings features content from elsewhere. ~ From the City of Middletown Professional Firefighters Local 1073, via Facebook: ‌ “So Mike…..what did you do at work today?” “Oh not much, just rescued a dog off a roof. You know, the usual. … Continue reading

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