The “Anti-War Left” Makes me Crazy

THURSDAY 17 MARCH 2022 What kind of a people are we to sit and watch the destruction of Ukraine? People in the United States fell all over themselves to get the military into Iraq and Afghanistan, conveniently ignoring Saudi Arabia.  But now?  Where are those people who wanted so desperately to support a war?  ThereContinue reading “The “Anti-War Left” Makes me Crazy”

Elliott Abrams Should be in Prison. A New Low for the Trump Administration. The Criminal Mind

This is a good summary of some of the reasons Elliott Abrams should be in prison: Common Dreams, August 6, 2020 Abrams’ resume includes: In the 1980s, he defended the infamous Guatemalan General Efraín Ríos Montt, whose violent crackdown on the indigenous Ixil Mayan people of Guatemala was so brutal that it was classified asContinue reading “Elliott Abrams Should be in Prison. A New Low for the Trump Administration. The Criminal Mind”

Burning Books: We Won’t Have To

My partner woke up in the middle of the night last night worrying about the Coronavirus.  He wasn’t worried about catching it, me catching it, or buying toilet paper.  He was worried about books. “All the books are going to be online.”  He said to me this morning as we were lying in bed, proppedContinue reading “Burning Books: We Won’t Have To”

Podcast: Scheer Intelligence

Listen to what Dennis Kucinich has to say about the “soul of the Democratic Party.” In this podcast by journalist Robert Scheer, Kucinich and Scheer talk about: -whether the Democratic Party has a soul.  Kucinich says he’s not sure that it does anymore -Clinton, as a public official, supporting interventionism and regime change. -the ClintonContinue reading “Podcast: Scheer Intelligence”

Essential Reading: Cheating Justice

  Reviewer of Cheating Justice: “…no one in our government has the backbone or balls to do the right thing.” Not then, and not now. Perhaps I missed it, but I don’t remember this book getting a lot of play in 2013. It should have. And, it should be getting a lot of play nowContinue reading “Essential Reading: Cheating Justice”