America: Government by Terror, Torture and Tyranny

America: Government by Terror, Torture and Tyranny by Stephen Lendman America governs lawlessly. Out-of-control rogues run things. Conditions go from bad to worse. Tyranny threatens everyone. So does possible global war. Fear-mongering, saber rattling, hot wars, proxy ones, drone ones, geopolitical ones, financial ones, anti-populist ones, mass incarceration, censorship, lawless sanctions, subversion, sabotage, targeted assassinations,... Continue Reading →

Texas: America’s State-Sponsored Execution Capital

Texas: America's State-Sponsored Execution Capital by Stephen Lendman In 1972, the Supreme Court's Furman v. Georgia ruling banned capital punishment, saying: "(T)he imposition and carrying out of the death penalty constitutes cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments."  Doing so is "harsh, freakish, and arbitrary." It's constitutionally "unacceptable." Forty state... Continue Reading →

Senate Passes Racist Immigration Bill

Senate Passes Racist Immigration Bill by Stephen Lendman On June 27, S. 744: Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (BSEOIMA) passed. House members address it next. On June 28, The New York Times headlined "Senate, 68 to 32, Passes Overhaul for Immigration," saying: Senators approved "the most significant overhaul of the nation’s immigration... Continue Reading →

Why Edward Snowden is an American hero

Why Edward Snowden is an American hero by Dr. James Fetzer “Edward Snowden is both an American and an international hero for speaking out against tyranny and the conversion of America into a fascist state. He deserves commendation, not prosecution.” The espionage charges against Edward Snowden for informing the American people and the world that the... Continue Reading →

More Evidence of Lawless US Spying

More Evidence of Lawless US Spying by Stephen Lendman Post-9/11, unprecedented domestic spying began. It did so extrajudicially. It continues under Obama. It's institutionalized. It's warrantless. It's unconstitutional.  It doesn't matter. It's sweeping and all-embracing. It prioritizes everyone Washington wants monitored. Phone calls, emails, web sites visited, and other personal information is routinely collected. Doing... Continue Reading →

Why Snowden Matters: National Security vs. The National Security State

By Jim Fetzer and PressTV “Snowden is not revealing information that places the national security of the nation at stake but information revealing the NSA has instead been tracking enemies of the national security state.” The most obvious responses to Edward Snowden’s revelations that the NSA has been conducting massive and all-pervasive surveillance of the American people–and, indeed,... Continue Reading →

Wesley Clark, the NSA and Internet Censorship

by Jim Fetzer (with Kurt Nimmo) “The indictment [of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev] suggests the Internet played an important role in the suspects’ radicalization”–AP, Wisconsin State Journal (28 June 2013)We knew that it was coming.  When a pressure-cooker bomb is described as “a weapon of mass destruction”, can anyone doubt that the government has gone on a binge with false information to... Continue Reading →

Iran’s Peaceful Nuclear Program

Iran's Peaceful Nuclear Program by Stephen Lendman Iran complies fully with NPT provisions. Nothing suggests otherwise. It's program is legal and non-military. Washington, other Western nations and Israel know it. They maliciously claim otherwise. Iranian President-Elect Hassan Rohani promises transparency and outreach. He prioritizes peace and reconciliation. According to the Tehran Times, Foreign Ministry spokesman... Continue Reading →

Obama in Africa

Obama in Africa by Stephen Lendman Voice of America reflects raw imperial power. It broadcasts US propaganda globally.  On June 26, it said Obama "arrived in Senegal, the first stop of a three-nation African trip, focused on supporting democratic progress, and increasing US trade and investment."  It's his second African trip. He visited earlier as... Continue Reading →

Snowden: Shooting the Messenger

Snowden: Shooting the Messenger by Stephen Lendman A previous article said challenging US lawlessness more than ever matters. Big Brother spying reflects it. Unprecedented global surveillance is official US policy. Everyone can be monitored all the time, everywhere, for any reason or none at all. National security threats are fabricated. America's only enemies are ones... Continue Reading →

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