Truman, A-Bombs, and the Killing of Innocents

August 12, 2013 in News

Sheldon Richman | Appallingly, history has been kind to Truman, and people who profess a variety of political views claim to admire the “plucky” plain-speaking guy from Independence, Mo. As I see it, however, no condemnation could be harsh enough, for if Truman wasn’t a mass murderer, no one was…

Committing War Crimes is a Duty; Reporting Them is a Felony

August 1, 2013 in News

Will Grigg | Bradley Manning is the only combat veteran of the Iraq war whose service is worth honoring. Like hundreds of thousands of servicemen, Manning carried out unlawful orders to participate in an illegal war. Unlike any of the rest, he took necessary action to expose discrete…

Bradley Manning Revealed Crimes Far Worse Than the Ones He Supposedly Committed

August 1, 2013 in News

John Glaser | WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning has been acquitted of the most serious charge against him, that of aiding the enemy. But the 20-something other charges, including espionage, have stuck and could land him a sentence of more than 100 years in prison…

The Two Faux Democracies Threaten Life On Earth

July 29, 2013 in News

Paul Craig Roberts | Amitai Etzioni has raised an important question: “Who authorized preparations for war with China?” http://yalejournal.org/2013/06/12/who-authorized-preparations-for-war-with-china/ Etzioni says that the war plan is not the sort of contingency plan that might be on hand for an improbable event.

On Egypt, Paralysis and Entangling Alliances

July 9, 2013 in News

John Glaser | Robert Merry at The National Interest laments President Obama’s wishy-washy stance on the events in Egypt. Following the second overthrow of the government in as many years, “one might ask where Obama has stood on the momentous questions facing the Egyptian polity in recent days,”…

New Egyptian War: Americans Lose, Again

July 8, 2013 in News

Ron Paul | Why is it that all sides in this Egyptian civil war seem so angry with the United States? Because the United States has at one point or another supported each side, which means also that at some point the US has also opposed each side. It is the constant meddling in Egyptian affairs that has turned Egyptians against us…

Has Washington’s Arrogance Undone Its Empire?

July 3, 2013 in News

Paul Craig Roberts | No one likes a bully, and Washington’s NATO puppets have been bullied for six decades. British prime ministers, German chancellors, and French presidents have to salute and say “yes sir.” They all hate it, but they love Washington’s money; so they prostitute themselves and their countries for Washington’s money.

Washington Is Driving The World To The Final War

July 1, 2013 in News

Paul Craig Roberts | “V For Vendetta,” a film that portrays evil in a futuristic England as a proxy for the evil that exists today in America, ends with the defeat of evil. But this is a movie in which the hero has super powers. If you have not seen this film, you should watch it. It might wake you up and give you courage.

TOR Radio: June 8, 2013 – Daniel McAdams: How Perpetual War Abroad Leads to the Police State at Home

June 9, 2013 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio | Download TOR Radio: June 8, 2013 | Guest: Daniel McAdams | We discuss the national security state, the NSA surveillance, and how our country’s foreign policy in the warfare state helps to drive the police state at home. We get into Turkey, Syria, and the various programs and goals of the newly formed Ron Paul Institute.

Iraq Collapse Shows Bankruptcy of Interventionism

June 4, 2013 in News

Ron Paul | May was Iraq’s deadliest month in nearly five years, with more than 1,000 dead – both civilians and security personnel — in a rash of bombings, shootings and other violence. As we read each day of new horrors in Iraq, it becomes more obvious that the US invasion…