Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The ‘official secrets’ movie vs. Joe Biden’s lies about the Iraq war

Joe Biden’s recent efforts to deny his record of support for invading Iraq are marvels of evasion, with falsehoods that have been refuted by one well-documented...

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...

Two elections, one apartheid state

As we watch this round of voting in Israel, let’s remember that only 30 percent of Palestinians living under Israeli rule have the right to vote.

Reasons for optimism

Whenever privilege and power conspire to pull us backward, we eventually rally and move forward.
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“Biological annihilation”: The danger of opening Alaska’s ANWR to oil & gas drilling

The plan calls for the creation of landing strips, drill pads, pipeline supports, a seawater treatment plant, 175 miles of roads, and other infrastructure in Alaska’s north coast.

‘House Democrats must not delay’: Progressives, 2020 contenders demand Kavanaugh impeachment amid new sexual...

"Confirmation is not exoneration. Like the man who appointed him, Kavanaugh should be impeached," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Trump debased his own primary, slurred party foes & stole the election. What! No...

That my thought experiment won’t happen, indeed fail badly, reinforces a party going full speed towards a cliff without looking up from its insular "party favors."

The ultra-costly, underwhelming F-35 fighter

Lockheed Martin remains top gun in the Pentagon's cockpit.

The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

More Americans than ever agree: climate change is a crisis and Trump needs to...

Nearly 80% of poll respondents stated that "yes, human activity is causing the climate to change."