BFP Roundtable Video- Graham’s So-Called Smoking Gun, Saudi Arabia & Yemen

In this introductory episode Sibel Edmonds, Guillermo Jimenez and Pearse Redmond introduce the new BFP Roundtable Season and discuss new ideas and possibilities for coming shows. From there the panel quickly moves on to its first topic: Senator Graham’s so-called smoking gun (The infamous redacted 28-pages), the possible reasons for and timing of this old […]

Techno-Financial Capital & Genocide of the Poorest of the Poor

Total war from above and the outside breeds total war from the inside and below Today, the ‘poorest of the poor’ are superfluous to empire and thus the policy of genocide. The current world war between the classes has become a war between exterminators and those who would fight to survive! ‘The war and its […]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Saudi Strikes Killed Yemen Peace Deal

Peter B. Collins Presents Journalist Joe Lauria Adding important context and dimensions to the war in Yemen, Joe Lauria reports that a UN-led effort was very close to completing a cease-fire agreement and power sharing deal in Yemen that sould’ve included the recently-deposed president, Hadi. But when Saudi Arabia started its aggressive bombing raids at […]

Obama- “Remaking the Middle East”: The American Gulag

The Scale & Scope of Political Repression in Each US Backed Police State During the beginning of his first term in office President Obama promised “to remake the Middle East into a region of prosperity and freedom”. Six years later the reality is totally the contrary: the Middle East is ruled by despotic regimes whose […]

What National Debt? US Taxpayer Dollars Continue to Flow to the World’s Despots, Torturers & Human Target Practice Fields …

U.S. Foreign & Military Aid: Do Ask & Do Tell Isn’t it amazing? The government puts on all these shows. Their media tentacles help with the shows by hyping them royally and pumping up scare tactic headlines hourly. Take this new shenanigan called the war over the debt ceiling. Now, that was not the amazing […]

Obama’s Post-Election Militancy

Obama didn’t miss a beat. He picked up where he left off. He’s America’s most belligerent leader. He’s waging multiple direct and proxy wars abroad and at home by other means. Despite pressing unresolved domestic issues, he celebrated his electoral victory belligerently. On November 7, he bombed Yemen. Washington’s been waging proxy war there for […]

The Summer of Muslim Discontent: It’s Not “The Amateur Film” Stupid!

The so-called “Arab Spring:” is a distant and bitter memory to those who fought and struggled for a better world, not to speak of the thousands who lost, life and limb. In its place, throughout the Muslim world, a new wave of reactionaries, corrupt and servile politicians have taken the reins of power buttressed by […]

CIA Criminal Revolving Door: CIA Officer “Albert” Involved in False Intelligence Linking Al-Qaeda to Iran, Iraq

Reprimanded for Torture, Retired, then Back to CIA as a Contractor By Kevin Fenton A recent book by former FBI agent Ali Soufan shows that the same CIA officer was involved in generating intelligence that falsely linked al-Qaeda to first Iran and then Iraq. The officer was also involved in a notorious torture episode and […]

Are you longing for Seymour Hersh Coverage? Well, One Way to Bring Him Back…

Selective Coverage, Cyclical Reporting & Conditional Journalism A few months ago I wrote a brief commentary questioning the long-absence of Super-Journalist Seymour Hersh despite the continuation and expansion of our wars, scandals involving the Pentagon, ongoing simultaneous black ops and covert wars, and the numerous violations of human rights laws internationally and domestically. I began […]

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 […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

Dubai Murder-Accused Had Kiwi Link?, How to Lobby for a Foreign Government & Not Get Arrested, Yemen Conflict: Generating More Child Soldiers, Obama Top Recipient of Murdoch’s News Corp Donations?!, Religious Wars in the Balkans was Orchestrated by USA & NATO, Idle Kingdom: Saudi Arabia & More! Newsworthy US War Planes Attack Southern Iraq Yemen […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

Freedom of Speech in the age of Wikileaks, Pepe Escobar: Why US Won’t Leave Afghanistan, The Story Behind Permanent War, CIA Lies: TWA, Shadow Government in Yemen, Expansion of Drone Wars, Bipolar Federal Courts & More! Newsworthy Democracy in Steep Decline around the World Pepe Escobar: Why US Won’t Leave Afghanistan Expansion of Drone Wars […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

More Planes & Bombs for Libya, Libya in Pictures, the Covert War in Yemen, the Staggering Price Tag for Iraq-Afghan Wars, Budget Cut=Return to the Draft?, Echelon Incest, The Silent Liquidity Freeze & More Newsworthy NATO Calls for More Planes to Bomb Libyan Targets Libya in Pictures: What the Mainstream Media Does Not Tell You […]

Podcast Show #50

The Boiling Frogs Presents James Bamford James Bamford joins us to discuss the case of NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake, the government’s overreach in bringing espionage charges against him, and the Obama Administration’s unprecedented level of retaliation against government whistleblowers. He discusses the Obama Administration’s shift from military wars to covert-secret wars, the increased use of […]

Our National Symptoms-Chasing Yoyo Syndrome

…And Corrupt System of No-Checks & Many-Imbalances I go on line and check out the major newspaper headlines, and to my delight there is a TSA related headline or two in every one. In the last few days two in every three e-mails I’ve received (and I receive hundreds a day) carry TSA related heads […]