The Art of Compromise, Or, the Road to Hell?

When the Devil Becomes the Advocate By Sibel Edmonds “All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is surrender. For it is all give and no take.” – Mohandas Gandhi This is real life where there are compromises and there […]

Rep. Jean Schmidt Found Guilty of Accepting $500,000 in ‘Indirect’ Turkish Lobby Payment

The Revered Bruce Fein & Foreign Lobby Dollars in the Form of Illegal Payment of Legal Bills I’ve been meaning to write about this for weeks, and just got around doing it. Maybe the subconscious procrastination was due to the conscious sanitization of this news by venues like this. Maybe it was the dread of […]

9/11: A Hot Case in an Igloo

The Anatomy of a Still-Open Hot Case A cold case is any criminal investigation by a law enforcement agency that has not been solved, and has been closed from further regular investigation. First, before anything else, and certainly before becoming a ‘cold case,’ a case must be ‘investigated.’ By investigated I mean a real investigation […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials-August 8, 2011

Uproar in Egypt as US Funnels Aid, Obama Campaign to Get Big-Screen Bin Laden Boost, US Prepares for ‘Worse-Case Scenario’ with Pakistan Nukes, Funding Nicholas Schmidle, Military Spending Threatens America’s Future Strength, ‘Only’ 20% of House of Rep’s to Visit Israel During Summer Recess, Afghanistan’s Innocent Victims, Where Have Libya’s Children Gone? & More! BFP […]

Exactly How Big Is This So-Called Al Qaeda?

Massive Perpetual Wars against Fantastical Dwarfed Terrorists For almost 10 years we have been engaged in a massive and many-fronted war advertised as a war on terror-war on Al Qaeda. Recent reports put the total cost to America of this war on terror at around $3 trillion. This is not counting un-countable covert operations with […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

Halliburton Whistleblower Wins in Court: $970K, Obama: Bin Laden Death Ups Terror Risk for Americans, The Most Dangerous Word in the World, US in ‘”Denial” Over China’s Pacific Plans, The Political Theater & the Debt Ceiling Crisis & More!  International Newsworthy US in ‘Denial’ Over China’s Pacific Plans  Britain Expels Diplomats & Officially Recognizes Libyan Opposition […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

US Envoy: NO Rush to Leave Afghanistan, A Saudi Beacon for Iraq’s Sunni Militias, The Cyber-Security Industrial Complex, UK Farmers Find Promise in a Crop Illegal in Afghanistan, Goldman Sachs: US Credit Risk if Wars Counted as ‘Cuts’, How America Became an Empire & More!  International Newsworthy A Saudi Beacon for Iraq’s Sunni Militias Amnesty […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

Obama: Transnational Organized Crime is A National Emergency!, Who Rules America, 9/11: Who Really Benefited?, Foreign Powers Behind “Cambodia Killing Fields?”, Pentagon: You Hack- We Shoot, Murdoch’s Misery- China’s Delight, The lesser Evil, & More! Newsworthy Foreign Powers behind “Cambodia Killing Fields?”  US Turns Heat on ISI: Says it Spies on Pakistani-Americans Iran Draws the […]

BFP Food for Thought: Trying to See the Forest despite the Trees…

…and Finding Some Ones Can we just step back for a few minutes, put aside all the little meddling points showcased by the propaganda machine media and political showmen, take a look at the following facts, and try to see the forest despite the trees? An ‘alleged’ Mastermind executes a terror attack on September 11, […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

DARPA’s Secret Afghan Spy Machine, Hell-Bent on War, John Brennan’s False Drone Claims, U.S. Blocks Oversight of its Mercenary Army in Iraq, Central Asia-Caucasus Cyber Censors Tactics, Financial Sectors Score Big Money for Obama, Which Side of American Torture Are You On? & More! Newsworthy U.S. Blocks Oversight of its Mercenary Army in Iraq Egypt […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

New US Jails in Afghanistan, the Syrian Paradox, MIC: The Enemy Within, Media’s Endless War Propaganda, CIA in Business with the Parent Group to Al-Qaeda … & More! Newsworthy ‘Deadliest Six Months’ for Civilians in Afghanistan U.S. Building New Jails across Afghanistan Iran Rejects US Claims of Role in Iraq Attacks Libya Says 1,100 Dead […]

The Anatomy of a Viable Candidate

Getting past the ‘Viability’ Marketing Scam & ‘Wasting Vote’ Misconception During the last two years I have been engaging in a certain ritual each time I get together with friends or acquaintances. Usually this is how it goes: we chat about how much ‘worse’ things have gotten since Obama became president, on issues from expansion […]

Podcast Show #39

The Boiling Frogs Presents Dr. Tom Woods Tom Woods joins us to discuss his latest article on the Phony Arguments for Presidential War Powers which has triggered intriguing reactions from the media on both sides of the isle. He provides us with historical background and a ‘real’ constitutional view of war making powers vested in […]

Boiling Frogs Beltway Buzz: The Upcoming Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Prozac

A Caucus to Combat Terrorism, Domestic Violence, Divorce & Job Dissatisfaction via ‘Happiness Pill’ According to our inside sources a new Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Prozac will be launched before the end of the 112th Congress. The primary purpose of the Prozac Caucus will be to raise awareness and advocate for this ‘miracle drug’ aka […]

US Politics & the Myth of the Pendulum Swing

Pacified & Lulled, Still Waiting for the Pendulum to Swing It was a rainy April day in 2004, and I was in the office of one of my professors at the university’s Public Policy Graduate Department. I was having one of those defeated and disillusioned moments that kept recurring during that time period. I think […]