Tag Archives: mainstream media

Obama promised transparency, delivered tyranny

America’s Dirty, Global War on Journalists | Alternet In this unprecedented global war, President Obama has been backed by the combined power of Justice Department prosecutors, FBI surveillance agents, State Department diplomats and, perhaps most troubling of all, a cadre … Continue reading

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No tears for Texas. Or Bangladesh.

The explosion at a West, Texas fertilizer plant made the blasts at the Boston Marathon look like cherry bombs … the explosion blew down buildings rather than blowing out windows. The bigger national news story was the domestic terrorism of corporate … Continue reading

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FOCUS | UAW Files Charges Against Romney for Auto Bail-Out Profiteering

The Romneys gigantic windfall was hidden inside an offshore corporation inside a Limited Partnership inside a trust which both concealed the gain and reduces taxes on it. via FOCUS | UAW Files Charges Against Romney for Auto Bail-Out Profiteering. The … Continue reading

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The New Yorker … seeking superior standards, or ragdom?

From Honors Student to Detroit Hit Man : The New Yorker ABSTRACT: LETTER FROM DETROIT about Vincent Smothers, a Detroit hit man. Smothers started out as a troubled but well-intentioned kid who attended a Detroit magnet school; in 2007, he … Continue reading

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If filthy Tar Sands oil was for domestic use, there would a refinery, not a pipeline.

Texas Tar Sands Tree-Sit Launches to Halt Keystone XL Indefinitely The tree-sit continues for a third day despite an unprecedented escalation in police and industry violence toward peaceful blockaders. Some of the activists say TransCanada supervisors encouraged deputies with the … Continue reading

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AG Eric Holder Has No Balls ~ Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone

FOCUS | AG Eric Holder Has No Balls | Taibbi | Rolling Stone Basically, if someone backs a dump truck up to the DOJ and unloads the entire case, gift-wrapped, a contrite and confessing criminal included, a guy like Eric … Continue reading

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Mainstream media … gathering and pulling wool

Major newspapers nationwide carried USA Today founder Al Neuharth’s claim of being tricked by Rumsfeld, more or less sending up trial balloons to see if “I know nothing!!” would fly.  It didn’t and won’t.  Not for invasions, not for frame-ups. … Continue reading

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