The Deplorable Committee to Investigate Russia

The Deplorable Committee to Investigate Russia by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) In the 1970s All in the Family television sitcom, Rob Reiner was Archie Bunker’s “meathead.” In real life, he’s the same thing, still a meathead, teaming up with neocon David Frum and others to launch the Committee to Investigate Russia,... Continue Reading →

Hurricanes Maria and Jose

Hurricanes Maria and Jose by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Tuesday, Maria was elevated to Category 5. Meteorologist Eric Holthaus called it “one of the fastest intensifying hurricanes in history with maximum sustained winds of 160 MPH.” Jose is minor by comparison, forecast to remain off the US northeast coast. At... Continue Reading →

Trump Threatens Venezuela

Trump Threatens Venezuela by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Monday evening in New York, Trump threatened Venezuela at a dinner he hosted for hardline right-wing Latin American officials. Ones invited included Brazil’s coup d’etat president Michel Temer, Colombian narco-terrorist president Juan Manuel Santos, corporatist Panamanian president Juan Carlos Varela, and fascist... Continue Reading →

Fallout from Harvard’s Mistreatment of Chelsea Manning

Fallout from Harvard’s Mistreatment of Chelsea Manning by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Harvard’s Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf’s deplorable rescindment of Manning’s fellowship and disinvitation to speak didn’t go unnoticed on campus. Sharp criticism followed his reprehensible action, letting CIA director Mike Pompeo and former deputy agency director Michael Morell influence... Continue Reading →

Trump and Netanyahu in New York

Trump and Netanyahu in New York by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Monday, both leaders met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly’s 72nd session, Iran the key topic of discussion as expected. A White House readout of their meeting “underscored the unwavering commitment of the United States to Israel’s... Continue Reading →

Trump’s UN Reform Declaration

Trump’s UN Reform Declaration by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Putin wasn’t invited to Trump’s UN reform meeting, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov explained, convened ahead of the General Assembly’s 72nd session, an unacceptable snub. A handful of countries alone got to participate, ones willing to sign Trump’s 10-point plan. Upper house Federation... Continue Reading →

Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes by Stephen Lendman The late comedian Jerry Lewis once said old people are discarded like yesterday’s garbage. In congressional testimony at age 92, actor Mickey Rooney explained abusive treatment he received from his stepson, saying “(y)ou can’t believe it’s happening to you.” “You feel overwhelmed." He urged Congress to criminalize... Continue Reading →

Deplorable Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act

Deplorable Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) On September 14, House members passed the measure one week after its introduction, largely along party lines. Trump expressed support. Senate consideration will follow. The police state measure defines a criminal gang as a “group, club, organization, or association... Continue Reading →

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