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Notorious “Star Chamber” Courts Protect Government Wrongdoing

U.S. Embraces Tool of Despots Recently, Mark Hosenball dropped the bombshell that a secret panel of White House Security Council members meets to draw up a “kill list” of American militants. Salon columnist Glenn Greenwald wrote a scathing critique of the panel, comparing it to a notorious English court known as the “Star Chamber.” “[A] […]

State’s Civilians Sponsored Terrorism- Terrorists ‘R’ Us?

State Sponsored Terrorism when the State is of the People “A terrorist is someone who has a bomb but doesn’t have an Air Force” – William Blum In our nation of ‘national security’, where everything is re-defined and justified by the notion of ‘fighting terrorism’, it would be only appropriate to revisit and examine the […]

“A Question For The Commander-in-Chief” by G. Karl Marcus

A Sunday Poem and Picture for You  This powerful poem was contributed to Boiling Frogs Post by G. Karl Marcus: A Question For The Commander-in-Chief When a bunker buster falls in the desert and no one shows you photos of the shadows of little bodies etched on concrete walls, are the screams of insane mothers […]

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 […]

Osama Death Script: Counting the Chickens So Far

Many Eggs Laid Inside the Osama Death Script Incubator They say don’t count your chickens before they hatch. I say this doesn’t apply to the US political hatching machine, since there are more than chickens at stake. I’ll go even further and say we must start counting the eggs regardless of how many ultimately hatch. […]

Police State Front: Secret Service Interrogates 7th Grader for Facebook Post

Every time I come across a practice or example like this (see the video below) I can’t help asking my readers: are we moving towards a police state, or, are we already there? I believe you know ‘my’ answer, but I’m always interested in knowing yours. If you are new to this site you may […]

There is More to Texas than Great BBQ & George Bush the Terrible

Texas Lawmakers Move to Ban TSA Pat-Downs We all tend to associate places with people or things. I guess it is part of human nature. When it comes to viewing or thinking about Texas I’ve had my ups and downs. My first encounter with the state, more than two decades ago, before I was even […]

The Rubber Stamping Crooked Judges of the FISA Court

I would like you to consider the following hypothetical case: There is a court in X county of Y state with eleven judges. During the past one year 1500 cases of various big corporations vs. the people have been brought before these judges. In every single case, the judges have ruled pro corporation. In every […]

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 […]

Naked Airlines

The Ultimate Answer by “Loose Bruce” Kerr This site depends exclusively on readers’ support. Please help us continue by contributing directly and or purchasing Boiling Frogs showcased products.

Podcast Show #36

The Boiling Frogs Presents James Babb James Babb recounts the creation of the grassroots effort We Won’t Fly, and how he and cofounder George Donnelly, two regular dads, founded the group to oppose the full-body airport “porno”-scanners on grounds of privacy, ineffectiveness and health, and demand that the airlines make their maximum lobbying effort in […]

A Parody for You: ‘Grandma Got Molested at the Airport’

By Donny Aldridge- Singer, Songwriter & Political Satirist A friend sent me the following music clip; too real yet too funny. Enjoy it, let it be another reminder of how low we’ve stooped as a society, and keep up the spirit of resistance.   This site depends exclusively on readers’ support. Please help us continue […]

Boiling Frogs Beltway Buzz: DHS-TSA Terror Watch List Includes Dead & Long-Dead US Citizens

Resilient Founding Fathers with Propensity for Resistance among One Million+ Terror Watch List Suspects!   In May 2009 the Inspector General of the Justice Department found that 35% of the nominations to the Department of Homeland Security’s Terror Watch Lists were outdated, many people were not removed in a timely manner, and tens of thousands […]

Blows Against the Empire, the Criminalization of Dissent & the Futuristic Police State

By way of preface, let me give you a little of my background. I was born a prototypical Southern California working-class surfer boy. As a poor, white kid, I was educated by the California Public School system of the 1960’s and was, therefore, both the avatar of the Liberal Contract of Egalitarianism and an exemplar […]