Monthly Archives: November 2007

Suburbia Is a Ponzi Scheme

Where the politicians responsible sneak away in the night …. The Sorrows of Suburbia: Politics and the Housing CrashBy ALAN FARAGO The world wide credit crisis started in the heart of America suburbia itself, and primarily through the politics of … finish reading Suburbia Is a Ponzi Scheme

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The Political Duopoly Endorses Torture

It’s time we stopped kidding ourselves. Amy talks about the “moral compass of the nation.” Bullshit – it’s long since vanished, virtually without a trace. I write these words, but do nothing meaningful to stop these fucking criminals that litter … finish reading The Political Duopoly Endorses Torture

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COINTELPRO Is Quietly Becoming Legal

The House of Reps Vote 404 to 6 to Pass the Bill that Legalizes COINTELPRO?by Justin Ponkow and Troy Nkrumah, November 28, 2007 One month ago a bill passed almost unanimously in the House. This bill has received no mainstream … finish reading COINTELPRO Is Quietly Becoming Legal

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Sanity Is a Rare Commodity in the White House

If Bush Attacks Iran, He Won’t Get My TaxesBy Chris Hedges 11/29/07 “The Nation” — – — I will not pay my income tax if we go to war with Iran. I realize this is a desperate and perhaps futile … finish reading Sanity Is a Rare Commodity in the White House

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Lowering Standards and Calling It Opportunity

The Myths of Military Progress: The More Things Appear to Change, the More They Don’tBy Ron Jacobs 11/29/07 “Counterpunch” — – Making occupation and calling it peace. Killing fewer and calling it progress. Rotating troops and calling it a withdrawal. … finish reading Lowering Standards and Calling It Opportunity

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It’s Not Religion, It’s a Bad Command

What Do You Know of War?By Monica Benderman 11/28/07 “ICH” — – -The doors have opened on another holiday season. Utility workers have spent hours hoisting holiday decorations to the tops of buildings and attaching lights to all the telephone … finish reading It’s Not Religion, It’s a Bad Command

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The CIA Revealed

Another CIA sponsored Coup D’Etat? Venezuela’s D-Day: Democratic Socialism or Imperial Counter-RevolutionBy Prof James Petras 11/28/07 “ICH” — – On November 26, 2007 the Venezuelan government broadcast and circulated a confidential memo from the US embassy to the CIA which … finish reading The CIA Revealed

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Blackwater and Steroids

Blackwater guards pumped on steroids, lawsuit alleges WASHINGTON (CNN) — A quarter of Blackwater security guards in Iraq use steroids and other “judgment-altering substances,” according to a lawsuit filed by the families of several Iraqis killed or wounded in a … finish reading Blackwater and Steroids

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Fencing the Southern Border

Kudos to Janet Gilles for a terrific letter in today’s Austin American-Statesman about the proposed border fence, the reasons behind the largest mass migration in human history, US farm subsidies and the fallacy of “free trade” — awesome, woman; really … finish reading Fencing the Southern Border

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Making Solar Work – P. Spencer

An Integrated Solar Power SystemBy Paul Spencer I have collected the pieces of an interesting puzzle – an experiment actually. Y’all might be interested in the results, when they become available. I should have some initial data within three months. … finish reading Making Solar Work – P. Spencer

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A Severe Warning Sign

A little more comedy for you tonight. “A Generalized Meltdown of Financial Institutions”By Mike Whitney, Nov 26, 2007, 11:50 Take a Look at Professor Roubini’s Crystal Ball. Reality has finally caught up to the stock market. The American consumer is … finish reading A Severe Warning Sign

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Conservatism Is the Ideology of Freedom

Hah, hah, hah, hah …… If Conservatism Is The Ideology of Freedom, I’m The Queen of EnglandBy David Michael Green 11/24/07 “ICH” — — – I wish I had a nickel for every time a conservative told a lie in … finish reading Conservatism Is the Ideology of Freedom

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