The Decision-Makers-of-Wars & ‘You’

It is More Like ‘Them’ vs. ‘You’ The Decision-Makers-of-Wars have decided to end one in 2013. That is, after twelve years, after they made the decision to make that war in the first place. No talk of terrorists, wins, or liberation – no more. At least on that one. Same as the other one. The […]

War Pretexts from Bush to Obama: Amazing Parallels, Incredible Sameness

Laying the Groundwork for the Next War: Yemen Last Tuesday, following his visit to ground zero, Obama’s New Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned the public of upcoming 9/11-like terrorist attacks. After a decade of war with Al Qaeda, the potential for another devastating terrorist assault “remains very real,” Panetta said, and added that the nature […]

Government on a String

Politicians aren’t as Incompetent as They Seem By Linda Lewis  Just who’s pulling the strings? I’m all tied up in you But, where’s it leading me to? –“Puppet on a String” (1967) by Bill Martin & Phil Coulter. Performed by Sandie Shaw. American voters disagree on many issues but nearly all agree that government’s performance […]