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Nov 10 21:48

Masked Oligarchies

Mexico is an oligarchy. Look at photos of every President who was not a military dictator. He looks like a European by ancestry. That’s because he was.

Mexico pretends to be a democracy. The photos say otherwise. No one who looks like a Mexican is ever elected President by Mexicans.

Nov 10 21:13

'Fifteen Bucks and a Union': Bernie Sanders Marches With Striking Workers

As thousands of low-paid workers staged demonstrations across the U.S. on Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke to a Fight for $15 rally in Washington, D.C. to credit their movement with recent victories and reiterate his support for a $15 federal minimum wage.

Nov 10 21:12

Democracy Beats Oligarchy

The post-election media narrative has focused on setbacks for progressives, including Democratic losses in Kentucky and Virginia, along with the failure of Houston’s equal-rights ordinance. Yet, while it was a disappointing election night for the Democratic Party, it was also a promising one for democracy, as voters across the country acted decisively to reform the electoral process and fight the corrosive influence of money in politics.

Nov 10 20:58

The Progressive’s Dilemma – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson

So are we stuck in a self-destructive rut here? Quite likely. And, if history acts as a guide, the most likely thing to kick the U.S. out of the rut is catastrophe – something even worse than the fiascos of Vietnam and Iraq, and the economic time-bombs of ongoing bank scandals. That is a really sad conclusion, especially since such a catastrophe could lead the nation toward the hard right rather than the progressive left. However, it just may be the truth of the matter.

Nov 10 20:37

'Fifteen Bucks and a Union': Bernie Sanders Marches With Striking Workers

As thousands of low-paid workers staged demonstrations across the U.S. on Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke to a Fight for $15 rally in Washington, D.C. to credit their movement with recent victories and reiterate his support for a $15 federal minimum wage.

Nov 10 19:02

How Jimmy Carter and I Started The Mujahideen

Q: The former director of the CIA, Robert Gates, stated in his memoirs [“From the Shadows”], that American intelligence services began to aid the Mujahadeen in Afghanistan 6 months before the Soviet intervention. In this period you were the national security adviser to President Carter. You therefore played a role in this affair. Is that correct?

Brzezinski: Yes. According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980, that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, 24 Dec 1979. But the reality, secretly guarded until now, is completely otherwise: Indeed, it was July 3, 1979 that President Carter signed the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul.

Nov 10 18:55

35 Countries Where the U.S. Has Supported Fascists, Drug Lords and Terrorists

The U.S. is backing Ukraine's extreme right-wing Svoboda party and violent neo-Nazis whose armed uprising paved the way for a Western-backed coup. Events in the Ukraine are giving us another glimpse through the looking-glass of U.S. propaganda wars against fascism, drugs and terrorism. The ugly reality behind the mirror is that the U.S. government has a long and unbroken record of working with fascists, dictators, druglords and state sponsors of terrorism in every region of the world in its elusive but relentless quest for unchallenged global power.
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Behind a firewall of impunity and protection from the State Department and the CIA, U.S. clients and puppets have engaged in the worst crimes known to man, from murder and torture to coups and genocide. The trail of blood from this carnage and chaos leads directly back to the steps of the U.S. Capitol and the White House.

Nov 10 18:50

FLASHBACK: Sleeping With the Devil: How U.S. and Saudi Backing of Al Qaeda Led to 9/11

A little disingenuous or CUDP on the blowback angle but I like the pics and the vids!

Preface: The director of the National Security Agency under Ronald Reagan – Lt. General William Odom – noted:

Because the United States itself has a long record of supporting terrorists and using terrorist tactics, the slogans of today’s war on terrorism merely makes the United States look hypocritical to the rest of the world.

Odom also said:

By any measure the US has long used terrorism. In ‘78-79 the Senate was trying to pass a law against international terrorism – in every version they produced, the lawyers said the US would be in violation.

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Nov 10 18:44

FLASHBACK: Al Qaeda and the “War on Terrorism”

Not to worry. Cause they are back. Those pesky Russkies are are enemy once again. Moderate terrorists are our friends!Orwell must be rolling in his grave.

One of the main objectives of war propaganda is to “fabricate an enemy”. The “outside enemy” personified by Osama bin Laden is “threatening America”.

Pre-emptive war directed against “Islamic terrorists” is required to defend the Homeland. Realities are turned upside down. America is under attack.

In the wake of 9/11, the creation of this “outside enemy” has served to obfuscate the real economic and strategic objectives behind the war in the Middle East and Central Asia. Waged on the grounds of self-defense, the pre-emptive war is upheld as a “just war” with a humanitarian mandate.

Nov 10 18:34

FLASHBACK: The CIA's "Operation Cyclone" - Stirring The Hornet's Nest Of Islamic Unrest

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Zbigniew Brzezinski not long ago revealed that on July 3, 1979, unknown to the American public and Congress, President Jimmy Carter secretly authorized $500 million to create an international terrorist movement that would spread Islamic fundamentalism in Central Asia and "de-stabilise" the Soviet Union...
The CIA called this Operation Cyclone and in the following years poured $4 billion into setting up Islamic training schools in Pakistan (Taliban means "student").

Young zealots were sent to the CIA's spy training camp in Virginia, where future members of al-Qaeda were taught "sabotage skills" - terrorism.

Others were recruited at an Islamic school in Brooklyn, New York, within sight of the fated Twin Towers.

Nov 10 17:47

U.S. SecDef Ashton Carter Implies Russia & China Are Enemies of U.S.

On Saturday November 7th, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, who had started his career at the Defense Department during the Reagan Administration as an aide to then-Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, Cold-Warring against the communist nations U.S.S.R. and China, delivered a speech saying, “We are in the middle of a strategic transition to respond to the security challenges that will define our future. … We’re responding to Russia, one source of today’s turbulence, and China’s rise, which is driving a transition in the Asia-Pacific.”

Nov 10 17:43

Scrapping Human Rights Act ‘dangerous and expensive’ – Lord Woolf

Former Lord Chief Justice Lord Woolf has warned that scrapping the Human Rights Act could bring about “dangers” including a deluge of new cases brought by “creative” lawyers who seek to create “areas of disrepute” in the legal system.

Nov 10 17:06

‘America First Not Israel’: Detroit billboard urges US to restrict influence of Jewish Lobby

“The strategy behind this billboard’s statement, ‘America First, Not Israel’, is to drive a wedge between those who feel American interests are not served by fighting wars for Israel, and the Israel-firsters in this country who manipulate our leaders into the false premise that Israel is the ally of the United States,” Henry Herskovitz wrote on the organization’s website.

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The ADL has taken the laughable position that putting your own country ahead of Israel is anti-Semitism!

Nov 10 17:02

'White Privilege' Now Means the Privilege to be Fired for Being White

“White privilege” now counts for so much that the president of the University of Missouri was forced to resign for little more than being white.

Nov 10 16:00

Hillary acolytes 'trying to shut down FBI probe'

The Clinton “spin machine” appears to be behind a report claiming Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has overruled the finding of Intelligence Community Inspector General Charles McCullough that two Hillary Clinton emails sent on her private server contained highly classified information, investigative author Ed Klein told WND.

“It’s not true that Director of National Intelligence Clapper has overruled Inspector General Charles McCullough,” Klein said after a careful reading of news articles regarding the FBI’s probe of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state.

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The problem is that classified emails have special headers identifying them as such. Removal of those headers is a felony, and they do not appear on Hillary's copies.

Nov 10 15:46

US Congress passes bill that bans transfer of Guantanamo detainees

The US Congress has overwhelmingly passed a $607 billion “defense policy bill” that prohibits the transfer of detainees from the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba to US detention facilities.

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Nov 10 15:39

Hillary Clinton Senator Confronted On Supporting ISIS

In this video Luke Rudkowski interviews U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a Hillary Clinton campaigner about the fact of ISIS being created by the U.S. This face was not denied but explained as an accident by the U.S Senator.

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Nov 10 15:14

The Digital Dog Ate Our Civil-Liberties Homework: ‘It’s Just the Way It Is’

Of all the excuses ladled out for the Obama administration’s shredding of the Fourth Amendment while assaulting press freedom and prosecuting “national security” whistleblowers, none is more pernicious than the claim that technology is responsible.

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Nov 10 14:58

Watch Sen. Claire McCaskill take a strong, politically questionable stand against mansplaining

It's unusual to hear a politician ridicule about half her constituents on national television, but certain topics simply supersede politics. For Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), that issue is apparently mansplaining. Or maybe just men talking? As one of 20 women in the Senate, she wants more women to run for office, she said for Monday's Late Show, "but equally important is encouraging more men to sometimes just shut the hell up." She quickly clarified, sort of, telling the world's men: "It's not that women don't value your thoughts, it's just that we don't value all of them."

Nov 10 14:47

How Israel Out-Foxed US Presidents

At the end of a news conference on April 13, 2010, President Barack Obama made the seemingly obvious point that the continuing Middle East conflict – pitting Israel against its Arab neighbors – will end up “costing us significantly in terms of both blood and treasure.”

Nov 10 13:29

UK denies Palestinian medical experts entry-visas to speak at conference

Britain has denied entry visas to a group of Palestinian medical professionals expected to speak at a conference on mental health at Kingston University, South West London.

Four mental health professionals employed by the Ministry of Health in Gaza, who were booked to speak at the event this weekend, were denied visas by British authorities, the Independent reports.

A psychologist from Bethlehem University, Dr Nahida Al-Arja, also had her visa application rejected.

It remains unclear why the applications of Ministry of Health employees were rejected, though the Independent indicates Dr Al-Arja’s visa was denied because she did not complete the application properly.

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Okay, so let me see if I have this correct. All of Europe, Great Britain included, has allowed thousands of refugees to walk in with the expectation that the refugees will live the rest of their lives there, but Britain refuses to allow these Palestinians into the country long enough to give a professional presentation?

Nov 10 13:23

FLASHBACK - Hillary Clinton lies about grandparents immigration history

Hillary Clinton is now lying about her own grandparents immigration history. Hillary Clinton is claiming that all four of her grandparents were immigrants to America. Problem for Hillary is again the facts. Only one of her grandparents, her Hugh Rodham Sr. was an actual immigrant. One of Hillary Clinton’s grandmothers was Hanna Jones Rodham who was born in Pennsylvania in 1882. Hillary Clinton’s other grandparents were both born in Illinois. Della Howell (previously Murray) was born in Illinois in 1902 according to records. She married Edwin Howell (born 1887 in Illinois.) I know, you are all floored that Hillary Clinton would tell a lie for political gain. Pretty pathetic to lie about your own grandparents though. But that’s the progressive liberal Democrat way.

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I applaud the way the media is going after Ben Carson's mendacity. That is what the media is supposed to do. But the fury with which they are investigating Carson only underscores the obvious hands-off approach that same media takes with Hillary Clinton!

Nov 10 13:21

Swarn of quakes hits northern Oklahoma. Fracking?

Nov 10 12:59

A decade into a project to digitize U.S. immigration forms, just 1 is online

Heaving under mountains of paperwork, the government has spent more than $1 billion trying to replace its antiquated approach to managing immigration with a system of digitized records, online applications and a full suite of nearly 100 electronic forms.

A decade in, all that officials have to show for the effort is a single form that’s now available for online applications and a single type of fee that immigrants pay electronically. The 94 other forms can be filed only with paper.

Nov 10 12:57

Tory who had moat cleaned on parliamentary expenses sworn into House of Lords

A former Conservative minister, who provoked public outrage after claiming large sums of taxpayers’ money to clean the moat at his country estate, has been sworn into the House of Lords.

Lord Hailsham of Kettlethorp, formerly known as Douglas Hogg, will now be permitted to claim up to £300 each day the House of Lords is sitting thanks to the peers’ expenses system.

Nov 10 11:41

Michele Bachmann Claims There's Violence In Israel Because Jesus Is 'Coming Soon'

Former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has an urgent message for Christians everywhere: convert as many people as possible, especially Jews, because Jesus is "coming soon."

“We recognize the shortness of the hour," she said in an interview with right-wing radio host Tony Perkins last week. "That’s why we as a remnant want to be faithful in these days and do what it is that the Holy Spirit is speaking to each one of us, to be faithful in the Kingdom and to help bring in as many as we can -- even among the Jews -- share Jesus Christ with everyone that we possibly can because, again, he’s coming soon."

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Michelle is behind the times. Jesus already tried to return!

Nov 10 11:20

FBI steps up interviews in Clinton email probe

Even as Hillary Clinton tries to put questions about her private email server behind her, the FBI has stepped up inquiries into the security of the former secretary of state's home-made email system and how aides communicated over email, POLITICO has learned.

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Back in 1996, when Bill Clinton was running for re-election, he authorized the transfer of highly sensitive technology to China. This technology had military applications and allowed China to close the gap in missile performance with the United States. The transfers were opposed and severely criticized by the Defense Department.

At the same time Bill Clinton was transferring this technology to China, huge donations began to pour into his re-election campaign from the US companies allowed to sell the technology to China, and from American citizens of Chinese descent. The fact that they were US citizens allowed them to donate to political campaigns, but it later emerged that they were acting as conduits for cash coming in from Asian sources, including Chinese Intelligence Agencies! The scandal became known as China-gate!

This establishes a history of the Clintons treating US secrets as their own personal property, selling them to raise money for campaigns.

Now then, let us consider a private email server with weak security, at least one known totally open access point, no encryption, and outside the control and monitoring systems of the US government, on which are parked many of the nation's most closely guarded secrets! It is already established that Hillary's email was hacked. One hacker named Guccifer provided copies of emails to Russia Today, which published them. Another hacker is reported to be offering 32,000 of Hillary's emails for the sum of $500,000. Security experts agree that Hillary's server had worse security than the Ashley Madison website!

Now, consider a charitable foundation owned by the Clintons (which actually does very little charitable work). Being a charitable foundation, it is allowed to accept "donations" from foreign sources, and roughly 40% of the cash that has poured into the Clinton Foundation has come from foreign sources. Many of those foreign sources received preferential treatment from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, sufficient for attorney Larry Klayman to file a RICO lawsuit against the foundation (which as of last report was thrown out of court by a Clinton-appointed judge who refused to recuse himself over the obvious conflict of interest)!

Easy means of delivering secrets. Easy means of accepting payment! And now there is confirmation that Hillary did have a private "off the books" spy network, centered on Sidney Blumenthal, while she was secretary of state!

This is a perfect setup to repeat the 1996 selling of secrets for cash. In other words, a perfect espionage operation, running out the US State Department, with the weak email server providing the secrets and a charitable foundation to accept and launder the payments! Hillary doesn't have to physically steal the files, the way Jonathan Pollard did. Hillary doesn't have to scratch an X on a mailbox, the way Aldrich Ames did. Hillary doesn't have to tape bundles of stolen documents underneath a park bridge, like Robert Hannsen did!

It is time to look past the small scandal of the private email server at what may be a far larger scandal hidden behind it!

And the longer the government and corporate media avoids this question, the more complicit they look!

Nov 10 11:18

Pentagon ‘gay’ rape debacle: Report alleging male-on-male sexual trauma retracted

The American Psychological Association has taken the extraordinary step of retracting an in-house journal article that asserted the rate of rape and other sexual trauma among military men was as much as 15 times higher than the Pentagon’s own survey.

In a press released posted Sunday night, the APA said outside scholars had examined the study, “Preliminary Data Suggest Rates of Male Sexual Trauma May be Higher than Previously Reported,” and determined that the method for randomly selecting and surveying male combat veterans was flawed.

Nov 10 11:05

DNA DATA FROM CALIFORNIA NEWBORN BLOOD SAMPLES STORED, SOLD TO 3RD PARTIES

Every year about four million newborns in the U.S. get a heel prick at birth, to screen for congenital disorders, that if found early enough, can save their life. Danielle Gatto barely remembers the nurse even mentioning test performed on her two daughters. “I don’t think that any woman is in a state of mind to sit down and start studying up on the literature they send you home with,” she said.

Nov 10 10:32

What Obama Should Have Told Bibi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently making one of his periodic devastating plundering raids on Washington and New York. During his visit he discreetly picked up a bunch of large checks from the Wall Street crowd, benefited from the plaudits dutifully delivered by the media and chattering class and has even met with President Barack Obama, whom he quite openly despises. Netanyahu and Obama carefully concealed their mutual dislike when in front of the cameras but the president also made all the right noises about Israel’s security “needs.” Apparently all the violence occurring in Israel-Palestine is the fault of the Palestinians and Israel always has the right to do whatever it wants to defend itself. Obama will follow up on the meeting by throwing billions of dollars of additional Danegeld at Netanyahu as a token of America’s undying love and fealty to Israel’s interests.

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Nov 10 10:26

Political Correctness Biggest Threat to Free Speech? Michael Rivero - November 9, 2015

Nov 10 10:20

Why Rand Paul Called Hillary Clinton a Neocon

Right before the November 7 Democratic Presidential Forum, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul went on MSNBC and said Hillary Clinton was a "neocon." The host, Chris Matthews, responded by erupting into laughter, as if the comment had no merit. But is Rand Paul's comment really so laughable?

Nov 10 10:14

The Golden Rule by Arthur Topham

Tomorrow morning, Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 Justice Butler will charge the jury beginning at 10:00 a.m. and then they will go out to determine my fate. It’s been a long two weeks plus a day attending Supreme Court daily. It’s also been a long eight and half years of continual legal battles with those who would rather silence their critics with unjust legislation than openly discuss the issues that concern so many people around the world.

The support throughout these years has grown to amazing proportions as more and more individuals are coming to the realization that the world is neither a safe or a healthy or a just place in which to live and raise a family and simply get along and enjoy their lives.

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Nov 10 10:04

Campaign 2016: Hillary Clinton Pitched Iraq As 'A Business Opportunity' For US Corporations

When then-U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton voted to authorize the war against Iraq in 2002, she justified her support of the invasion as a way to protect America’s national security. But less than a decade later, as secretary of state, Clinton promoted the war-torn country as a place where American corporations could make big money.

“It's time for the United States to start thinking of Iraq as a business opportunity," she said in a 2011 speech.

Nov 10 09:41

An Open Letter to Ben Carson

Dear Mr. Carson:
It's certainly been a busy week for you, hasn't it? I bet you never thought you'd be on the proverbial hot seat like you've been. Questions coming at you from the media in rapid succession over several controversial statements you've made about your personal life over the past fifty years. It's been a deluge. Requests for clarification. Demands for the truth. Elaboration. Affirmation. Substantiation. Confirmation. No wonder you seem exhausted, frustrated and just plain fed up.

I'd be too if I were you. Except I'm not you. I'm not running for president, but more importantly, I haven't boasted that I tried to slam a hammer into my mother's head, or that I stabbed someone in the "abdomen." Or that I met Gen. William Westmoreland in 1969 and was offered a full scholarship to West Point (it's a free school). Or that I saved a bunch of white kids during the riots after Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination. Or that I was the only "honest" kid in a Yale classroom.

Nov 10 09:41

Jeb Bush Says He Would Go Back in Time and Kill Baby Hitler (to Get Elected)

Kind of ironic, considering if the question had been posed to his grandfather Prescott Bush, Prescott would’ve said, “No, I think I’d wait a few years until Hitler grows up, then finance his rise to power“.

Because that is exactly what happened.

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Nov 10 09:32

Gilad Atzmon’s Index and topics

The following is the index I submitted to the British Columbia Supreme Court in relation to Arthur Topham's trial. This text may help activists and anti imperialist commentators in their future battles with Israel's supporters, Hasbara merchants and Sayanim in general.

Nov 10 09:28

Occupiers’ Justice, Canada’s Broken Constitution, and Ongoing Genocide

Canada and Israel equally practice occupiers’ justice. Both occupy land in contravention of their constitutions. When Israel was constitutionally established by international law fiat it was on condition that its land base would be counterbalanced by the complementary land base of the Palestinian State. Relying upon the international law doctrine of effective occupation Israel now occupies more than its allotted share, and blocks the creation of the Palestinian State, aided and abetted by other occupiers—Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand—each constitution respects the land rights of their respective indigenous populations while ignoring them in practice.

Nov 10 09:17

THE U.S SPENDS $5.9 BILLION ON FOREIGN MILITARY FINANCING. GUESS WHAT 2 COUNTRIES RECEIVED 75% OF THE TOTAL

According to the U.S. State Government 2013-2015 Foreign Assistance report, an estimated $5.9 billion was spent on foreign military funding alone in fiscal year 2014. This is equivalent to 17% of the estimated $35 billion spent on total global aid discussed in our previous article. U.S. foreign military aid to countries ranged from $200,000 to $3.1 billion. Of the top 10 recipients, two countries received 75% of the $5.9 billion. Take a look on the map below to see who is getting the most foreign military financing from the U.S.
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Nov 10 09:14

U.K. SUBSTANTIALLY TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SPIES

George Osborne, the chancellor of the exchequer, said the government spending review, due out on 25 November, will substantially increase the number of intelligence officers in the three U.K. intelligence agencies who are responsible for investigating, analyzing, and helping thwart terrorist plots. The chancellor said: “The changing nature of war, espionage and terrorism meant government itself had to change in its response.”

Nov 10 09:05

Would Jeb Bush kill the baby Adolf Hitler given the chance? 'Hell yeah!'

When the Huffington Post asked the question, in an on-camera interview filmed on the Bush campaign bus in New Hampshire, the former Florida governor had a clear and quick response.

“Hell yeah, I would!” he said. “You gotta step up, man.”

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One idiot believes in the musical Joseph and his amazing technicolor dreamcoat," that the pyramids stored grain.

This one believes in the film "Back to the Future!"
Worse, Jeb has clearly not thought this all the way through. Much of the Bush family fortune came from Grandfather Prescott investing in Hitler's government. With Hitler erased from history, so is much of the Bush family fortune and with it, the Bush presidencies! Much of the disasters of recent timnes have arrived from politicians not thinking their policies all the way through to the final outcomes, and we certainly do not need more of the same shortsightedness in the White House.

Nov 10 09:01

Leading Democratic think tank under fire for legitimizing Netanyahu

The Center for American Progress (CAP) has come under heavy fire for its decision to host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to Washington, DC this week.

On Tuesday the influential think tank, which functions as an arm of the Democratic Party, is scheduled to host a conversation between Netanyahu and CAP president Neera Tanden, who also happens to be a staunch supporter of Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president.

Nov 10 08:51

Benjamin Netanyahu has walked all over Democrats for years. Enough is enough.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is performing an interesting experiment: How badly can he treat the Democratic Party while continuing to receive lavish treatment from the American state?

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"You will take my abuse and you will like it, or I will tell the world who really did 9-11 and it will be far worse for you than for me!" -- Nodding Yahoo

Nov 10 08:40

TPP: Americans and Vietnamese lose. Big corporations win.

Now that the United States, Vietnam, and ten other nations have signed the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) – and the text, finally, has been released to the public – the U.S. Congress and the other countries' legislative bodies must decide whether to ratify the agreement. Negotiations were secret, until the document was signed. Before the release of the text a few days ago, even members of Congress were not allowed to see the agreement, except for certain members who were shown only a few pages of certain sections, alone, in a locked room.

Nov 10 08:39

Dana Bash and David Gregory are warmup acts for Netanyahu at pro-Israel conference

Maybe these Jewish media figures tell themselves they’re not addressing a fervently pro-Israel organization. Maybe they absolve themselves of being one-sided on a fiercely-contested matter, unwavering American Jewish support for Israel. Then they’re just fooling themselves. They should reflect that there’s an Israeli flag on stage; and that only fervent Zionists are on the program, including outspoken advocates for everything Israel undertakes, Dennis Ross, Eric Fingerhut, Matthew Brooks (of the Republican Jewish Coalition), and Irwin Cotler, as well as Jewish Agency officials responsible for acquiring land for Jews only in Israel.

Nov 10 08:38

Obama friends Netanyahu with one-sided statement

President Obama started a Facebook page today, and we can guess who his first friend is. His statement this morning before his meeting at the White House with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu was certainly one-sided. Not a word about Israeli settlements. Remember when he used to speak about occupation? Another time, another country. And notice that all the violence is Palestinian. “Palestinian violence against its and Israeli citizens.”

Though the U.S. wants to “make sure that legitimate Palestinian aspirations are met through a political process.” Legitimate Palestinian aspirations. That would seem to mean: rights. But he can’t say so.

Nov 10 08:36

Trouble for Marco Rubio

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