In September of the year 2000, the extremely influential neoconservative think tank Project for the New American Century published a report titled "Rebuilding America's Defenses" which laid out an agenda for ensuring US world dominance in a post-Cold War world. It called for massive, sweeping
As so many of us have been dreading, PNAC's favorite bloodthirsty child killer John Bolton has been added to the Trump administration. And as many half-jokingly predicted, Democrats seized on this opportunity to accuse Bolton of being a Kremlin agent.That's right, John Bolton, the guy
Mere days after promoting Mike "I'm going to make the CIA a much more vicious agency" Pompeo to Hillary Clinton's old job as Secretary of State, President Trump has replaced his National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, who Glenn Greenwald just described as
Are you as sick and tired as I am of all those tinfoil hat-wearing conspiracy nutters who express skepticism whenever the kind and beneficent US intelligence agencies bestow us with urgent information about a new country in need of regime change? Do you want to
I don't know why everyone's so hard on Putin these days. I mean, the Russian president is so kind and considerate that he waited until ex-spy Sergei Skripal had been strategically irrelevant for many years before poisoning him, and did so in a way that
You arrive at long last
after uncountable eons
to the valley of blue lilacs.
A dragon made of pink roses and old books
rises up from the foliage to meet you
and asks if you have any weapons.
You show it the space in your mind
where your armory used to
A new Intercept article by George Joseph and Murtaza Hussain reports on never-before-seen documents obtained from the FBI via Freedom of Information Act by the civil rights groups Color of Change and the Center for Constitutional Rights. The FOIA request for FBI files pertaining to Black Lives
They tell scary stories about fake werewolves
because they don’t want you to know about the real kind.
They want you to be frightened
of their nature and their name.
They don’t want you to go looking for them
in willow groves and abandoned factories,
in refugee camps and ghost
Earlier this month Ben Swann, an important voice for whom I have nothing but respect, expressed a sentiment in one of his excellent Reality Check videos that I'm seeing more and more in anti-establishment circles, and I happen to strongly disagree with it.In a presentation titled
Bad people sharpen their teeth on old car parts
and stick pins into soft creatures.
They stare at you intently
figuring out how to take you to pieces
and plant your bones in the earth to grow slaves.
You and I are not like the bad people.
We like it