US Border Wall Madness

US Border Wall Madness by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s phrase, saying “Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad” applies to bipartisan US policymakers. It shows in declining US global stature, a nation permanently at war against invented enemies, contemptuous of the rights and well-being of ordinary... Continue Reading →

Phony US Travel Warning on Russia and China

Phony US Travel Warning on Russia and China by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) US actions against both countries are all about wanting them marginalized, weakened, contained and isolated politically, economically, financially, and militarily - a harebrained objective risking nuclear war. Republicans and undemocratic Dems consider Russia and China America’s main adversaries... Continue Reading →

Farcical Saudi Justice

Farcical Saudi Justice by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The State Department’s 2017 human rights report on Saudi Arabia said the following about its disturbing human rights abuses: The most significant ones include “unlawful killings…without requisite due process; torture; arbitrary arrest and detention, including of lawyers, human rights activists, and antigovernment reformists;... Continue Reading →

New Congress, Same Old Dirty System

New Congress, Same Old Dirty System by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Changes from one US electoral cycle to the next leave what’s most important the same or worse - the 116th Congress to prove no different from earlier ones in recent decades, notably since the neoliberal 90s. The NYT saying “(t)he... Continue Reading →

America a Nation in Decline Revisited

America a Nation in Decline Revisited by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) America no longer is the world’s sole superpower, not even the leading one. Russian super-weapons outmatch the Pentagon’s best, developed at a small fraction of the cost. Republicans and undemocratic Dems maintain the myth of America’s military superiority, failing to... Continue Reading →

Veteran NBC News Reporter Quits

Veteran NBC News Reporter Quits by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Longtime major media reporter William M. Arkin quit over what he called endless Trump hysteria, opposition to his wanting improved relations with Russia, condoning US militarism and belligerence, cheerleading fear-mongering, and “ho-hum reporting,” among other issues. On January 4, he left... Continue Reading →

Pompeo Threatens Iran

Pompeo Threatens Iran by Stephen Lendman For nearly 40 years, the US sought regime change in Iran, stopping short of waging war. Will Trump regime hardliners change strategy and tactics in the new year? Will they dare wage war on the Islamic Republic, what Israeli Ziofascists have been pushing for under Netanyahu? On January 3,... Continue Reading →

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