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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  • 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 fr...

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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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  • 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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  • Coffee Break In #Ferguson: Talking 'Violence' In A Corporate Culture | Mickey Z.

    Photo credit: Mickey Z. Mickey Z. -- World News Trust Aug. 22, 2014 “The most violent element in society is ignorance.” - Emma Goldman An Aug. 19, 2014 Wall Street Journal article headline blared: Strong Police Presence Felt After Night of Violence in Ferguson “Night of violence.” Singular. Corporate media lessons: Violence is the anomaly in God’s Country™. Violence results when “demonstrators” d...

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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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  • And They Say I’m the Crazy One!! | Philip A. Farruggio

    Philip A. Farruggio -- World News Trust Aug. 16, 2014 For that minority of us who reject both this Military Industrial Empire and its Two Party "One Party" system, we are marginalized and ostracized. For that smaller segment of our grouping that holds to most of the conspiracy theories of empire… Wow!! We are just simply crazy! Factor out the way-out theories of aliens inside the Illuminati, the ...

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  • Ferguson: No Justice in the American Police State | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 21, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- There are reports that American police kill 500 or more Americans every year. Few of these murdered Americans posed a threat to police. https://www.dojmedia.com/u-s-police-have-killed-over-5000-civilians-since-911/ Police murder Americans for totally implausible reasons. For example, a few days before Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, John Crawford...

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  • Heading Toward The Sidewalk | John Michael Greer

    Aug. 20, 2014 ( Archduid Report ) -- Talking about historical change is one thing when the changes under discussion are at some convenient remove in the past or the future. It’s quite another when the changes are already taking place. That’s one of the things that adds complexity to the project of this blog, because the decline and fall of modern industrial civilization isn’t something that might...

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  • Ukraine Crisis Continues | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 20, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- Having served Washington’s propaganda purposes, the downed Malaysian airliner and the alleged Russian armored column that entered Ukraine and was allegedly destroyed have dropped out of the news even though both stories remain completely and totally unresolved. Washington’s stooge government in Ukraine has not released the records of communications between ...

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  • Nazi Germany, Holy Grail, and Myths of Racial Superiority | Mickey Z.

    Photo credit: Mickey Z. Mickey Z. -- World News Trust Aug. 20, 2014 With rare exceptions, humans are not driven to commit atrocities. With rare exceptions, humans can be driven to commit atrocities. “People often are conscripted into armies, but sometimes they enlist with gusto,” explains Steven Pinker, director of the Center of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology....

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  • We Are Above the Law Declares County Attorney | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 19, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- Habersham County, Georgia, the jurisdiction that allowed intentionally or through negligence a SWAT team to break into a home with violent force in the middle of the night and throw a stun grenade into a baby’s face sending him to a hospital for weeks where he was in life support, has ruled that it would be illegal for the county to pay the baby’s medical b...

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