I’ve got two new stories on the subtle partnerships behind the scenes of U.S. policy toward Ukraine and Russia. The visible maneuvering over Crimea and the Cold War nostalgia expressed by belligerent U.S. politicians doesn’t quite match the corporate takeover we saw in Iraq. Rather, it feels more like Guatemala & the United Fruit Co. [...]
Romney read his predictable Neo-Con shopping list to an assembled crowd at Virginia Military Institute.
We can’t stop them. Sure, they retreat to corporate coffins when exposed to a little sunlight, but they rise again once darkness falls. They are the Covert Vampires, the undead bloodsuckers who, it seems, find ways to keep feeding on the lifeblood of our increasingly tenuous democracy. The names are strangely familiar, even if their [...]
The great dismissive of our times is the term “conspiracy theory.” It closes off debate. It paints anyone who doesn’t buy the propaganda, questions the anomalies of official cover stories…anyone who connects the unconnected dots…as crazy, paranoid cranks cavorting with Oliver Stone on the grassy knoll of history. Enter Danielle Pletka. As VP of Foreign [...]