Monthly Archives: August 2013

Dangerous Crossroads. A War on Syria, Prelude to a World War III Scenario?

Cross-Posted from Global Research. by Michel Chossudovsky “In order to facilitate the action of liberative (sic) forces, …a special effort should be made to eliminate certain key individuals. …[to] be accomplished early in the course of the uprising and intervention, … Continue reading


Actual Video of UN Weapons Inspectors Examining Syrian Chemical Weapon Rockets

The Obama administration tried to prevent UN inspections of the chemical attack. It failed, although the weapons inspectors were forced to leave a day early. The real question is whether the U.S. will wait for the results of the tests, … Continue reading


Reddit Busted Censoring Alternative Media

Redditors Furious It’s bad enough that the government censors and manipulates social media. But Reddit, Facebook, Digg, Youtube and other social media sites have long censored content as well. For example, Facebook pays low-wage foreign workers to delete certain content … Continue reading


Experts: U.S. Case that Syrian Government Responsible for Chemical Weapons Is Weak

Intelligence Experts Around the Globe Are Sounding the Alarm that the Justification for Intervention Is Far from Established Huffington Post reports: Intelligence experts around the globe are sounding the alarm that the justification for intervention is far from established. *** … Continue reading


French Oppose War Against Syria

But Government Ignores Them The French people – like the Americans – oppose war against Syria. Agence France-Presse and the Local reported yesterday: On the same day France dispatched a ship towards Syria a survey conducted by IFOP for Le … Continue reading

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If You Like Obama’s Presidency, You’ll Love Hillary’s, But Her Two Foreign-Policy Catastrophes as Sec. of State Suggest There Should Be Dem. Pres. Primaries in 2016

Guest post by Eric Zuesse. The same Wall Street bailout, no-cops-on-the-mega-bank-beat, people who benefited from Barack Obama’s policies, are now moving lockstep behind the rapidly assembling Presidential campaign banner of Hillary Clinton. On August 29th, the Washington Post headlined “Pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities … Continue reading


U.S. Started Backing Syrian Opposition YEARS BEFORE the Uprising Started

The American Government’s Narrative that “We Must Stop Assad Because He’s Brutally Crushing a Spontaneous Popular Uprising” is False The civil war in Syria started in March 2011. And see this. However, the U.S. has been funding the Syrian opposition … Continue reading

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More than 150 Congress Members Demand Vote on Syria

Is Obama the President … or the “Concluder”? Politico notes: Already Thursday, more than 150 members of Congress have signaled their opposition to airstrikes on Syria without a congressional vote. House members circulated two separate letters circulated that were sent … Continue reading


Syria War “Coalition” Dissolves: Britain, France, Canada and Most Other Countries Say NO to Syrian Attack

U.S. Is Isolated Britain, France, Canada, Nato, Israel, Italy, Jordan and the rest of the world have said no to a Syrian attack. The Arab League – which backed the war against Libya – has also  said no to an … Continue reading


UK Parliament Rejects Syria War Same Day that Poll Shows Only 8% of Britons Support an Attack

UK Backs Away from War British Parliament has rejected war against Syria. A new Express Online poll shows that only 8% of Britons support war against Syria.  Polls by the Mirror and Sun confirm that Brits wholly oppose any military … Continue reading

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Opposition to Iraq War May Save Syria

Evidence of “weapons of mass destruction” is “no slam dunk,” U.S. officials are saying this time around, reversing the claim made about Iraq by then-CIA director George Tenet. Opposition to a U.S.-led attack on Syria is growing rapidly in Europe … Continue reading


The Wheels Just Came Off the Syria War Wagon

U.S. and British Intelligence Officials Admit they Don’t Know Whether the Syrian Government Or Rebels Used Chemical Weapons A U.S. State Department spokesman admitted yesterday that the U.S. doesn’t know whether a low-level, rogue Syrian official is responsible for the … Continue reading


U.S. Admits It Has No Idea WHO Carried Out Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

One Rogue, Low-Level Officer Could Have Carried Out Attack Even though the U.S. government claims that the Syrian government is the perpetrator of the chemical weapons attack, it admits that it has no idea who in the government ordered the … Continue reading


Cheat Sheet On Syria

Events Are Moving Quickly In Syria … Here’s What You Need to Know The U.S. is about to attack Syria. Here’s what you need to know: Bombing Syria will only strengthen the hardliners … and harm America’s national security. The … Continue reading


Mainstream Media Cheerleads for Syria War … But Overwhelming Majority of Comments Are Against It

Propaganda War Is Failing The media’s reporting on Syria has been as terrible as it was on Iraq.  Indeed, the mainstream media and gatekeeper alternative media are always pro-war. The majority of mainstream articles are lamely trying to justify bombing … Continue reading


Obama Administration Copies Bush’s Sidelining of Weapons Inspectors In Iraq

Debunking U.S. Claims about UN Weapons Inspections In Syria One of John Kerry’s main arguments for bombing Syria is that the Assad government stalled and delayed UN weapons inspectors: Our sense of basic humanity is offended not only by this … Continue reading


The Leveraged Buyout of America

Guest post by Ellen Brown, Giant bank holding companies now own airports, toll roads, and ports; control power plants; and store and hoard vast quantities of commodities of all sorts. They are systematically buying up or gaining control of … Continue reading

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Actual Video Footage of Syrian REBELS Launching Chemical Weapons?

World Net Daily describes the video as follows: A video posted on YouTube, embedded below, shows Free Syrian Army, or FSA, rebel forces launching a Sarin gas attack on a Syrian village. Another video posted on YouTube shows what appears … Continue reading


World Opinion Opposed to War Against Syria

Majorities In UK, Germany, US and Elsewhere Oppose Strike Everyone knows that the American public is overwhelmingly opposed to war against Syria. But Americans are not alone. A new poll by The Sun shows that Brits oppose a missile strike … Continue reading


Syria Chemical Weapons Video

Actual Video Footage of Syrian REBELS Launching Chemical Weapons? World Net Daily describes the video as follows: A video posted on YouTube, embedded below, shows Free Syrian Army, or FSA, rebel forces launching a Sarin gas attack on a Syrian … Continue reading

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Bombing Syria Will Only STRENGTHEN the Hardliners

From the Shooting-Ourselves-In-the-Foot Department The Wall Street Journal notes: A U.S. attack on Syria would likely dash expectations of progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran and undermine new Iranian President Hasan Rouhani’s call for improving relations with the West, diplomats … Continue reading


The Market Has Spoken: A Syrian War Would Suck

Will War Against Syria Trigger Another Recession? A war against Syria would be the least popular war in American history. The market doesn’t like it either, and has voted with its wallet. The Dow, FTSE, Japanese, Canadian and other stock markets … Continue reading


War Against Syria Would Be The Least Popular War In American History

Far Less Support than All Recent Wars … Even Less Popular than the King of England During the Revolutionary War Slate and Infowars both ask with the Syrian War is the least popular war in American history. They point to … Continue reading


The U.S. Has Repeatedly Falsely Accused Others of Chemical and Biological Weapons Use

Shouldn’t We Be Cautious … Given the Repeated Bogus Claims? In 1981, the U.S. accused the Soviets of supplying chemical weapons to Communist states in Vietnam and Laos for use in counterinsurgency warfare. It turned out that the “yellow rain” … Continue reading


The U.S., Britain and Israel have Used Chemical Weapons within the Last 10 Years

Those Condemning Syria Have Themselves Recently Used Chemical Weapons We condemn all use of chemical weapons. But the U.S. used chemical weapons against civilians in Iraq in 2004. Evidence here, here, here, here, here, here. Israeli also used white phosphorous … Continue reading


There Was 500 Percent More Support for the Iraq War than a Syrian War

Americans Aren’t Buying It Everyone knows that the Iraq war was a mistake. Before the Iraq war started,  60% of the American public backed the war. Even if the U.N. Security Council had rejected a resolution paving the way for … Continue reading


Inspectors In Syria Forbidden From Finding Out WHO Used Chemical Weapons, Only IF They Were Used

The Fix Is In The Wall Street Journal reports: “The [weapons inspection] team must be able to conduct a full, thorough and unimpeded investigation,” said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday night. However, the team is only mandated to determine … Continue reading


Secretary of State John Kerry Announces Chemical Weapons Unacceptable on SAME DAY that It’s Revealed America Helped Saddam Use Chemical Weapons

From the Do-What-We-Say-Not-What-We-Do Department On the same day that Secretary of State John Kerry announces that we have to bomb Syria because the use of chemical weapons violate international rules, it was revealed that CIA files prove that the U.S. … Continue reading


Because the Last “Humanitarian” War Turned Out SO WELL …

Iraq, Libya … Syria Everyone knows that U.S. claims about Iraq turned out to be false, and that Iraq is now a mess. And the Iraq war pretty much destroyed the U.S. economy. America’s last “humanitarian” war – in Libya … Continue reading


Americans Would Rather Get a Root Canal or a Colonoscopy than Launch War Against Syria

Americans Are Sick of War We noted last month than Congress is less popular than North Korea, cockroaches, lice, root canals, colonoscopies, traffic jams, used car salesmen, Genghis Khan, Communism, BP during the Gulf oil spill, Nixon during Watergate or … Continue reading


Media’s Reporting on Syria as Terrible as It Was on Iraq

After Giving Mea Culpas for Horrible Iraq Coverage, Media Does the Exact Same Thing On Syria Preface: We wrote this in May. Media coverage has gotten even worse since then. Common Dreams notes: Former New York Times’ executive editor Bill … Continue reading



In Part 1 of this article I documented the insane remedies prescribed by the mad banker scientists presiding over this preposterous fiat experiment since they blew up the lab in 2008. In Part 2 I tried to articulate why the … Continue reading


Is Fukushima Radiation Contaminating Tuna, Salmon and Herring On the West Coast of North America?

Demand that Fish Be Tested for Radiation Preface:  This post discusses both evidence and theories which need to be tested.  It is a starting point for discussion … not a definitive statement on the science.   The bottom line is that … Continue reading


Zombies Needed for Drone Terror

Even with All the Pro-War Propaganda, The Air Force Can’t Find Enough Drone Pilots Guest Post by Kevin Ryan: Dig Within. The U.S. Air Force is complaining that it cannot find enough drone pilots. Of course, there are plenty of kids … Continue reading


Americans Strongly Oppose U.S. Intervention In Syria’s Civil War and Believe Washington Should Stay Out of the Conflict EVEN IF Reports That Syria’s Government Used Deadly Chemicals to Attack Civilians Are Confirmed

The Gruesome Pictures Out of Syria May Actually Be Hardening Many Americans’ Resolve Not To Get Involved In Another Conflict In the Middle East A new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds: Americans strongly oppose U.S. intervention in Syria’s civil war and believe … Continue reading


Lying About Syria, and the Lying Liars Who Lie About the Lying

“U.S. prepares for possible retaliatory strike against Syria,” announces a Los Angeles Times headline, even though Syria has not attacked the United States or any of its occupied territories or imperial forces and has no intention to do so. Quoth … Continue reading


Experts Doubt Syrian Chemical Weapons Claims

Preliminary Evidence Indicates that the Syrian Government Did NOT Launch a Chemical Weapon Attack Against Its People CBS News reports that the U.S. is finalizing plans for war against Syria – and positioning ships to launch cruise missiles against the … Continue reading


Low Level Radiation: Deadly … Or Harmless?

Cutting through the Misinformation In response to the news that mass quantities of highly-radioactive water are flowing from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean – and that the radioactivity is spreading to North America – the usual suspects are saying that … Continue reading


The Gainesville 8 and a Nixonized World

A 40-year reunion is being planned for the end of this month in Gainesville, Fla., of the Gainesville 8.  Sadly, Richard Nixon won’t be able to join them, although his presidential library has just released more audio recordings of his … Continue reading


You Won’t BELIEVE the Upshot of BP’s Gulf Oil Spill

Background here, here and here.


West Coast of North America to Be Hit Hard by Fukushima Radiation

Radiation Levels Will Concentrate in Pockets In Baja California and Other West Coast Locations An ocean current called the North Pacific Gyre is bringing Japanese radiation to the West Coast of North America: The leg of the Gyre closest to … Continue reading


Exclusive Video of British Spies Destroying the Guardian’s Computer to Try to Stop Spy Stories

Background. Hat tip.

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Biting Our Tongues Doesn’t Keep Us Safe … It Only INCREASES Danger In the Long Run

First They Came … Preface: German pastor Martin Niemöller initially supported Hitler. But he later opposed him, and was imprisoned in the Dachau concentration camp for years. Niemöller learned the hard way that keep your head down doesn’t keep one … Continue reading


CIA Admits It Helped Overthrow the Democratically Elected Government of Iran in 1953

CIA Hired People to Impersonate Enemies and Commit Terrorism The news that the CIA has admitted that it helped overthrow Iran’s democratically elected president in 1953 has gone viral. In reality, the CIA admitted that a long time ago.  Indeed, … Continue reading


Apology to Canada from Your Southern Neighbor

Secession first he would put down Wholly and forever, And afterwards from Britain’s crown He Canada would sever. Yankee Doodle, keep it up, Yankee Doodle dandy. Mind the music and the step and with the girls be handy! I don’t … Continue reading


Time’s Senior National Correspondent Calls for Julian Assange to be Killed by Drone

Government Deals with Embarrassing Information By Targeting Whistleblowers … and Journalists Time Magazine’s senior national correspondent Michael Grunwald tweeted tonight: I can’t wait to write a defense of the drone strike that takes out [Wikileaks founder] Julian Assange What should … Continue reading


Detroit: Government Chooses Big Banks Over the American People Once Again

Government Sides with the Big Banks Every Time Ellen Brown noted recently that Detroit is yet another example of the government choosing big banks over the American people: The argument for the super-priority of derivative claims [background] is that nonpayment on … Continue reading


You Won’t BELIEVE What’s Going On with Government Spying on Americans

New Revelations Are Breaking Every Day Revelations about the breathtaking scope of government spying are coming so fast that it’s time for an updated roundup: Just weeks after NSA boss Alexander said that a review of NSA spying found not … Continue reading


Spy on Me, I’m Innocent!

You’ve heard people say they want to be spied on, as long as it means that other people will be spied on too.  I know you’ve heard people say this, and which people it was, and how your face looked … Continue reading


Man … Bird … Dolphin?

Skip to 2:20: $6,600 (jet ski not included). If you like adventure, watch this and this.

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