Author Archives: Eric Zuesse.

How America’s Press Are Covering the Trump Campaign

How America’s Press Are Covering the Trump Campaign Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org America’s press cover the Trump campaign with barely concealed hostility toward it, and with an obsessive emphasis upon the candidate’s positions regarding Russia; they’re attacking Trump … Continue reading

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The Kochs Want Hillary Clinton to Become President

Eric Zuesse The signs are now clear and unmistakable: On July 25th, CNN headlined “Mike Pence to skip Koch brothers event” and reported that, “GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence will not attend the summer donor summit organized by Charles and David Koch, … Continue reading

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American Samizdat — Publication Forbidden in U.S.

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org PART ONE Here’s an example: Ron Unz has called this article that he published in his magazine, The American Conservative, in 2010, and which The Nation magazine had briefly published in 2008 in an abbreviated version … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers Now Supporting Hillary Clinton

Eric Zuesse On July 20th, a Republican U.S. Senator lost his main financial backers for having urged Republicans to vote for Donald Trump instead of for Hillary Clinton. The Koch brothers speak with their words, which can’t be trusted, but they … Continue reading

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9/11: Bush’s Guilt, And the ’28 Pages’

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On Friday July15th, as the national newsmedia were either on vacation or preparing for the opening of the Trump National Convention on Monday the 18th, the long-awaited release of the ‘missing 28 pages’ from … Continue reading

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How Britain’s Aristocracy Are Playing the Brexit Thing

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org on July 6th; now updated in this version’s closing paragraphs HISTORICAL PRELIMINARY The European Union, and opposition to Brexit (or to any other exit from it), reflect the opposite of progressive values, but instead … Continue reading

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Wall Street Angry that Trump Says Restore Glass-Steagall

Eric Zuesse On July 18th, Rob Nichols, the President of the American Bankers’ Association, which is controlled by the mega-banks, struck back against Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump. Nichols criticized Trump’s insistence to restore the Democratic U.S. President Franklin Delano … Continue reading

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Robert Reich’s Fraud

Eric Zuesse Robert Reich, the proud friend of Hillary Clinton since she was 19 years old, says, “there has never been any finding that Hillary Clinton engaged in illegal behavior.” Everyone except the Obama Administration has “found” that in her … Continue reading

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Why Hillary Clinton’s Email Case Is Still Not Closed

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Normally, when the head of the FBI under one President says something like “no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case”, as the FBI reported regarding Hillary Clinton’s emails, that would be the end of the … Continue reading

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Trump Writes Himself Off by Choosing Pence

Eric Zuesse Donald Trump, the Republican Presidential nominee-to-be, has effectively ended his chances to become U.S. President, by his choice of the idiot Mike Pence to be his Vice Presidential choice. Pence’s only articles about his vision for the nation and for … Continue reading

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TPP: Top Lobbyist Says TPP Will Probably Become Law Soon After Nov. 8th

Eric Zuesse Rufus Yerxa, the top lobbyist for the National Foreign Trade Council, told World Trade Online, on July 12th, that he believes “there is enough time and congressional support to get TPP passed during a lame-duck” session of Congress, meaning the … Continue reading

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How Government Officials Deceive Themselves to Deceive the Public

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Especially the foreign services and the military of any country are being paid like lawyers are standardly paid: they’re paid to make the case for their employer. They’re ‘mercenaries’ wielding words not (merely) arms, … Continue reading

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What Is NATO — Really?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org When NATO was founded, that was done in the broader context of the U.S. Marshall Plan, and the entire U.S. operation to unify the developed Atlantic countries of North America and Europe, for a coming Cold … Continue reading

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NATO Summit Closes By Condemning Russia

Eric Zuesse The issues that were discussed at this year’s NATO Summit were mainly preparations for a possible war against Russia. The two-day Summit in Warsaw Poland ended on Saturday July 9th, with a 139-part “Warsaw Summit Communiqué” which used the word … Continue reading

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NATO Summit Meeting on July 8-9

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org All NATO leaders are meeting together at a crucial July 8th-9th Summit in Warsaw, to agree regarding what to do to Russia, about which U.S. General Philip Breedlove, then the Supreme Commander of NATO, … Continue reading

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Clinton Backs Monsanto’s Case

That to Be Anti Monsanto Is to Be Pro Global-Warming Eric Zuesse On June 27th, I reported Hillary Clinton’s having privately told GMO industry lobbyists, on 25 June 2014, that the federal government should subsidize GMO firms in order to … Continue reading

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In Clinton Case, Obama Administration Nullifies 6 Criminal Laws

Eric Zuesse When the Obama Administration, on July 5th, ruled that in regard to Hillary Clinton’s privatized email system while she was Secretary of State, “Our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case” to a grand … Continue reading

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“If the FBI doesn’t recommend charges, then she [Clinton] didn’t break any law.”

Eric Zuesse That seems to be the opinion of the majority of reader-comments at reddit. In response to an article that presented six U.S. criminal laws which clearly describe the most basic aspect of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email operation, and … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Email Operation Violated At Least Six Criminal Laws

Eric Zuesse This is not an exclusive list, nor does it relate to charges that might possibly be made against Ms. Clinton on grounds other than the unquestionable and basic ground that she moved all of her State Department email … Continue reading

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Why There Will Probably Be a Second Referendum on Brexit

Opinion, by Eric Zuesse PRELIMINARY Brexit (British exit from the European Union) would be a ferocious kidney-blow to the international aristocracy, the people (and their agents) who own controlling blocs of stock in international corporations, and who control politicians in … Continue reading

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NATO and ‘News’ Media Pump for WW III — Nuclear War

Eric Zuesse (updated and expanded from my article at strategic-culture.org) INTRODUCTION America’s announcement that Russia has committed ‘aggression’ against America, is an announcement that America is at war against Russia; and here is how America’s ‘news’ media have said that … Continue reading

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America’s One-Party Government

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org INTRODUCTION Today’s United States is a more realistic version of the type of society that George Orwell fictionally described in his allegorical novel 1984. Like in 1984, the American public don’t know that they’re … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Scholars Call Erdogan’s Presidency Fraud

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org One of the Constitutional requirements to be able to serve as Turkey’s President is to have a college diploma, and Turkey’s association of professors have declared fake the diploma of Turkey’s President, Tayyip Erdogan, … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Hillary Won’t Allow Her Corporate Speeches to Be Published

Eric Zuesse In a previous report, I indicated “Why Hillary Clinton’s Paid Speeches Are Relevant”, but not what they contained. The present report indicates what they contained.  One speech in particular will be cited and quoted from as an example here, … Continue reading

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Please Join Me in Supporting RFK Jr. for U.S. President

Eric Zuesse TO: http://www.robertfkennedyjr.com/contact.html [That’s the way to contact Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., personally, as I just did today, with the following note:] Hearing that Sanders will vote for Clinton removes all hope. Unless you declare your candidacy for the … Continue reading

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U.N.’s Legal Expert Calls Proposed Trade Deals Illegal

Eric Zuesse Alfred de Zayas, the U.N.’s Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order, is assigned the task to apply the standards of international law to proposed treaties, to determine whether they’re in accord with international law. On Friday, June … Continue reading

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America Trashes NATO Founding Act; Rushes Weapons to Russia’s Borders

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The NATO Founding Act was agreed to between the U.S. and Russia in 1997 in order to provide to Russia’s leader Boris Yeltsin some modicum of assurance that America wouldn’t invade his country. When … Continue reading

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U.S. Study Finds Immigrants Imprisoned to Boost Prison-Corporation Profits

Eric Zuesse 93% of the people who are locked up in the U.S. in order to meet the minimum legal requirements for the number of people who must be locked up on possible violations of U.S. immigration laws, are locked … Continue reading

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Crimeans Recount Their Experiences When The West Took Ukraine

Eric Zuesse This news-report consists of a compilation of accounts that Crimeans have given to human rights groups or directly posted to the internet, regarding their experiences when the freely elected President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, who had received 75% … Continue reading

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DANGER: Obama Ignores Russia’s Valid National Security Worries

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org When the democratically elected President of Ukraine was violently overthrown in February 2014 and replaced by a rabidly anti-Russian regime, not only the residents in the areas of Ukraine that had voted heavily for … Continue reading

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Markos Moulitsas Is a Fake, His Daily Kos a Fraud

Eric Zuesse Markos Moulitsas is a CIA asset whose service to the organization, certainly after he started his popular Democratic-Party propaganda-site “Daily Kos” in 2002, has been to shape the minds not of real progressives but of liberal fools (suckers such as this, a … Continue reading

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NATO Says It Might Now Have Grounds to Attack Russia

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker On Tuesday, June 14th, NATO announced that if a NATO member country becomes the victim of a cyber attack by persons in a non-NATO country such as Russia or China, then NATO’s Article V “collective … Continue reading

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NATO begins encirclement of Russia

http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2016/06/13/deutsche-soldaten-nach-litauen-nato-beginnt-einkreisung-von-russland/ NATO begins encirclement of Russia: German troops to Lithuania German Economic News  |  Published:13:06:16 17:21 Clock (Translation by Eric Zuesse) NATO prepares a veritable military buildup in Eastern Europe: German soldiers are operating in Lithuania, the British take over Estonia, and US … Continue reading

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How Corrupt America Is

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The best reporting on the depth of America’s dictatorship is probably that being done by Atlanta Georgia’s NBC-affiliated, Gannett-owned, TV Channel “11 Alive,” WXIA television, its “The Investigators” series of local investigative news reports, … Continue reading

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German Intelligence Service to Become Branch of U.S. CIA

Eric Zuesse (NOTE: The following news report was offered on the morning of June 7th as an exclusive, to the following newsmedia, all of whom ignored it; and so it’s now being distributed free-of-charge to all newsmedia, but the following … Continue reading

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The End of M.A.D. — The Beginning of Madness

Eric Zuesse, originally published at The Saker John Helmer, who explains military-strategic matters better and more knowledgeably than just about anyone, headlined on May 30th, “The Red Line Crossed, In the Cross-Hairs, At Trigger Point”, and he opened: First there was … Continue reading

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Germany Preparing for War Against Russia

Eric Zuesse According to a report issued on June 6th in German Economic News (Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or DWN), the German government is preparing to go to war against Russia, and has in draft-form a Bundeswehr report declaring Russia to be an … Continue reading

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No Trump!

Eric Zuesse Forward forever with Clinton-Bush! Just kidding. End the dynasties! But should that include the new one?: Is there any realistic alternative? ————— Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of  They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. … Continue reading

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Obama Slams Door in Putin’s Face

Says if Putin doesn’t want Russia’s retaliatory forces eliminated, he’ll need to be the one to press the nuclear button first. Eric Zuesse, originally published at The Saker Actions speak louder than mere words, and U.S. President Barack Obama has … Continue reading

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Obama Tries to Ram His TTIP Down Europeans’ Throats

Eric Zuesse Like the foie gras producer ramming food down ducks’ throats in order to create diseased super-fatty livers that some humans find acceptable to eat, Barack Obama (via his friend and trade-negotiator Michael Froman) is trying to ram dictatorship down … Continue reading

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What Most Syrians See of Their War

Eric Zuesse Here is a video of what most Syrians are seeing and experiencing of the war, and it’s titled “Living in the crosshairs, May 29th 2016 ENG SUBS” (the “ENG SUBS” means “English subtitles”). It refers to attackers being … Continue reading

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G7 Boldly Displays Its Lies Regarding Anti-Russia Sanctions

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker The official statement from the G7 group, of leading industrialized countries, publicly exposes the entire G7 group, by basing on provable and even blatant lies, the group’s support for continuation of Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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Sweden Joins NATO’s Emerging War Against Russia

Eric Zuesse Sweden, which historically has been a ‘neutral’ country between the U.S. and Russia, is joining the NATO buildup against Russia, allowing NATO to place nuclear weapons in Sweden for an attack against Russia, and, like NATO (of which … Continue reading

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Putin Warns Romania and Poland Against Installing ABM Missiles

Eric Zuesse On Friday, May 27th, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin again asserted that American President Barack Obama lies when saying that the reason America’s anti-ballistic missile (“ABM”) or Ballistic Missile Defense (“BMD”) system is being installed in Romania, and will … Continue reading

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Sanders Probably Will Campaign For President Till Election Day

Eric Zuesse Ever since the start of 2016 — and this means throughout the entire period while primary elections and caucuses have been held — only a single person has led both political Parties’ head-to-head hypothetical matchups against all of … Continue reading

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First Deposition Released on Clinton Email Case

Eric Zuesse U.S. Ambassador Lewis Lukens’s sworn testimony in the case of Hillary Clinton’s privatization of the U.S. Secretary of State’s email is the first evidence to be released in the Clinton email cases, and it was published on May … Continue reading

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How Obama and Clinton Are Endangering All of Us

Eric Zuesse I am a lifelong FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) Democrat and therefore am anything other than prejudiced against the Democratic Party. But, that Party died when Bill Clinton became President and undid FDR’s regulations on the megabanks and FDR’s … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Is No Ralph Nader

Why the Argument Against Nader’s 2000 Candidacy Isn’t an Argument Against Sanders’s 2016 Candidacy Eric Zuesse On May 23rd, Amanda Marcotte, at Salon, argued against Bernie Sanders’s Presidential candidacy as if it were comparable to Ralph Nader’s candidacy in 2000, and she … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Is Hardening Over Clinton/Sanders Split

Eric Zuesse One of the best-ever news reports I’ve seen on the Democratic Party Presidential contest was Tierney McAffee’s “ BernieOrBust: Why 20 Percent of Sanders Supporters Say They Would Vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton” at people.com, the website of People … Continue reading

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Gallup: Americans’ Trust of Elections Has Plunged

Eric Zuesse Among Americans who lean toward the Democratic Party, trust in their nation’s elections plunged from 71% on 10-13 January 2008, down to 31% on 15-18 December 2011, and has since edged slightly down to 28% on 13-15 May … Continue reading

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