Giraldi: “The New World Order is Unimpeachable”

May 23, 2013 in News

Philip Giraldi | Sinclair Lewis once wrote that if fascism ever comes to the United States it will be wrapped in the American flag and carrying a cross. Lewis might have been describing our contemporary “political Christians,” the mostly evangelicals who believe that Washington has a manifest destiny…

The Audacity of Eric Holder’s Letter Admitting Team Obama Killed 4 Americans

May 23, 2013 in News

Conor Friedersdorf | Attorney General Eric Holder has just sent a truly incredible letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee. In it, he acknowledges that the U.S. has killed four of its own citizens in drone strikes. Casual news consumers may find that confusing.

Obama DOJ formally accuses journalist in leak case of committing crimes

May 20, 2013 in News

Glenn Greenwald | It is now well known that the Obama justice department has prosecuted more government leakers under the 1917 Espionage Act than all prior administrations combined – in fact, double the number of all such prior prosecutions. But as last week’s controversy…

John Glaser: Gitmo Prisoner’s Memoirs Prove Obama Is Full of Shit

May 1, 2013 in News

John Glaser | The hoopla over President Obama’s statements on the Guantanamo Bay prison yesterday have obscured the reality of the situation. Sometimes broad talk of policy questions get in the way of the truly revealing details.

Rand Paul has not flip-flopped on Drones, He’s been consistently wrong

April 24, 2013 in TOR Blog, TOR TV

Guillermo Jimenez | Rand Paul has not flipped flopped on the issue of drones. He’s been very consistent. He has said, repeatedly now, the State can and should execute Americans via hellfire missile death from the sky machines – IF, they pose an imminent threat – including thieves, having just robbed a store.

Brennan ‘Suspected’ Teenage Awlaki ‘Had Been Killed Intentionally’

April 23, 2013 in News

John Glaser | A former senior official in the Obama administration tells Scahill that John Brennan, current CIA Director and the President’s counterterrorism adviser at the time, “suspected” Abdulrahman Awlaki, the 16-year old son of Anwar al-Awlaki, had been deliberately targeted

Obama Hypocritically Threatens Veto of CISPA Despite Executive Orders

April 17, 2013 in News

Intellihub | In a statement released Tuesday the Obama Administration once again threatened to veto the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) over fears that information sharing between corporations and government will lead to more privacy violations.

James Bovard: The ‘you are the government’ canard

April 17, 2013 in News

Traces of Reality | In his continuing campaign to subvert the Second Amendment, President Obama recently unveiled one of the oldest tricks in the demagogue playbook. Speaking in Colorado, he declared that since America is a democracy, people had…

When, And Why, to Call a Bombing ‘Terrorism’

April 16, 2013 in News

Spencer Ackerman | Not every bombing, no matter how many civilians are killed or how terrifying it is, is terrorism. The Boston Marathon atrocity on Monday afternoon may qualify or it may not. Since the discourse around terrorism in the U.S. is an exceptionally…

Ron Paul: Bradley Manning More Deserving of Nobel Peace Prize than Obama

April 12, 2013 in News

US News | Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is accused of providing an enormous stash of classified government documents to WikiLeaks for publication, deserves a Nobel Peace Prize more than President Barack Obama, according to former Texas Rep. Ron Paul.