blue-flag-thumb2_50x50Our side's flag is a thin, airlight blue, drifting almost unseen against the sky. Our military march is a meadowlark's song among the dandelions. --Ken Kesey, The Real War
 

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  • Remembering Shays’ Rebellion | Mickey Z.

    Photo credit: Mickey Z. Mickey Z. -- World News Trust Sept. 1, 2014 "Military men are dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns for foreign policy." - Henry Kissinger Two hundred and twenty-eight years ago this month -- long before the cries of “support the troops” became commonplace during every U.S. military intervention -- the powers-that-be made it clear how little they intended to follow thei...

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  • How Can You Tell Whether Russia Has Invaded Ukraine? | Paul Craig Roberts

    Sept. 1, 2014 PaulCraigRoberts.org “If you think that Russia is sending its regular units here, then let me tell you something. If Russia was sending its regular troops, we wouldn’t be talking about the battle of Elenovka here. We’d be talking about a battle of Kiev or a possible capture of Lvov.” Alexander V. Zakharchenko, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Donetsk National Republic. ht...

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  • Labor’s Demise Is America’s Demise | Paul Craig Roberts

    Thoughts for Labor Day Aug. 31, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- Labor Day is a holiday that has outlived its time. Like Christmas, Labor Day has become a time-out period. As Christmas has become a shopping spree, Labor Day has become the last summer holiday. The holiday originated in 1887 to celebrate the contribution made by American workers to the strength and prosperity of the United States. Th...

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  • The West, The Greatest Cause Of War In Human History, Stands Stripped Of All Legitimacy | Paul Craig Roberts

    The Donetsk National Republic States The Facts “Every time you come to Russia with a sword, from a sword you will perish.” Aug. 30, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts) -- The former Russian provinces, which Soviet party leaders carelessly attached to Ukraine at a time when it seemed to make no difference as all were part of the Soviet Union, are now independent republics with their own governments. The West ...

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  • The Truth About Immigration | Mickey Z.

    Photo credit: Mickey Z. Mickey Z. -- World News Trust Aug. 29, 2014 “There’s my argument: restrict immigration.” - Groucho Opening Thought: Everything negative you’ve heard about immigration is true. In fact, all the talk-talk-talk about lazy parasites pouring over borders to leech off another nation’s resources doesn’t go far enough in explaining the gravity of this ongoing crisis. Scream it fro...

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  • Washington Piles Lie Upon Lie | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 28, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts) - The latest Washington lie, this one coming from NATO, is that Russia has invaded Ukraine with 1,000 troops and self-propelled artillery. How do we know that this is a lie? Is it because we have heard nothing but lies about Russia from NATO, from U.S. ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, from assistant secretary of state Victoria Nuland, from Obama and his entire...

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  • A Baby Boomer’s Lament: August ‘64 | Philip A. Farruggio

    Philip A. Farruggio -- World News Trust Aug. 24, 2014 Living here in Florida during these dog days of summer invites memories of some 50 years ago… in Brooklyn, N.Y. Our little group of East 24th Street friends waltzed through the hot summer days so easily. When you’re 14-, 15- and 16-years-old, you are immune to stifling August heat attacks. We six stalwarts would meet in front of Fat Frank’s ho...

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  • The Israel Lobby Eliminates Another Critic | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 27, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- The United States, wallowing in arrogance and hubris, pretends to be “the world’s sole superpower,” the “exceptional and indispensable nation” chosen by history to exercise hegemony over the world. In truth, the United States is the two-bit punk puppet of the Israel Lobby. If the Zionist government orders Washington to eat dog excrement, Washington eats it....

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  • Freedom (sic) | Mickey Z.

    Photo credit: Mickey Z. Mickey Z. -- World News Trust Aug. 26, 2014 “Those who do not move, do not notice their chains." - Rosa Luxemburg When the Land of the Free ™ incarcerates its citizens at the rate of 1,200 per week, well, freedom sure ain’t what it’s cracked up to be. “Freedom” is a George Michael song … and a Richie Havens song . I walked out the front door of my apartment building… wait,...

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  • Guest Column from Germany -- America Frightens Us -- Roman Baudzus

    Aug. 25, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- Dear Friends: I am pleased to be able to share with you this revealing article written for our website by the editor of an important website in Germany. Washington’s lies echoed by the presstitute media that serves Washington are destroying Washington’s credibility and that of the Western media among Europeans, especially Germans who understand that the thr...

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  • Gaza Changed Everything | Ramzy Baroud

    Things Cannot Stay the Same after Israeli Genocide in Gaza Ramzy Baroud | World News Trust Aug. 21, 2014 After every bloody episode of violence perpetrated by Israel, media spin doctors are often deployed with one grand mission: to absolve Israel of any responsibility in their acts of carnage. Not only do these apologists demonize Palestinians, but anyone who dares to take a stand on their behalf...

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