One more school shooting in the USA, one more round of inane squabbling, finger pointing and calls to ‘ban guns’ from one side and ‘deal with the mental health problem’ from the other. As is true for most polemic issues hotly debated by ignorant human beings, the truth probably lies somewhere in between, or somewhere else. Read More →
For those who don’t like reading (see article below), I say pretty much the same thing in my interview today with Press TV on the downing of an Israeli F-16 by (ahem…) ‘Syrian’ air defenses.
The proxy regime change war against Syria was launched 7 years ago with the clear intention of overthrowing the Assad government and turning Syria into a Western client state to act as a buffer against expanding Iranian influence and thereby secure US control of the region a little longer. Read More →
The short video below is the latest of many dozens of interviews that Jordan Peterson has given over the last year, yet it stands out as one of the very few that were conducted by a reporter that was either hostile towards, or largely clueless about, Peterson’s agenda. In their short write-up on their website, Vice News describes Peterson’s book, 12 Rules for Life, as “a mix of pop psychology and self-help” which, for anyone familiar with the book or Peterson’s work, tells you all you need to know about Vice News. Read More →
A couple of weeks ago, the latest in the sequence of apparently interminable ‘social justice furors’ erupted on social media, this time over the design on an item of clothing sold by South African branches of Swedish multi-national clothing-retail company H&M. Read More →
When the US govt./deep state first decided that ‘regime change’ was necessary in Syria (circa 2006) – primarily as a way to hem in Iran – it decided (along with its Gulf allies and Israel) to use a proxy force of tens of thousands of jihadist mercenaries along with Kurdish factions to do the fighting with US-supplied weapons and training. The goal was to destroy the Syrian military, overthrow the democratically-elected Assad government and install a vassal administration. Cover for this imperial conquest was provided by initiating a ‘color revolution’ in 2011 that had little support among the Syrian people – Western media propaganda notwithstanding – and from there launch their proxy war. Read More →
I sincerely hope that this is the very last time that I (or anyone else) will have to write about this topic. But here we go again. Read More →
On January 18, 2016, Arizona police officer Philip Brailsford killed Daniel Shaver at a La Quinta Inns & Suites hotel in Mesa, Arizona, where Shaver was staying. Both men were 26 years old. Shaver, a resident of Granbury, Texas, was a married father of two children, and a pest-control worker who owned two air rifles that he used for his job. Read More →
‘Brexit’ just took an interesting turn. After all-night talks between Irish, British and EU leaders, a deal was reached Friday morning, after which British Prime Minister Theresa May said at a press conference in Brussels that there will be “no hard border” between the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, along the Northern Irish border.
Ireland’s Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar hailed the agreement as “politically bulletproof” after Britain promised to “maintain full alignment with those rules of the internal market and the customs union which, now or in the future, support north-south cooperation, the all-island economy and the protection of the 1998 [Good Friday] agreement“.
For those who are (understandably) a little confused about this ‘Brexit’ business, today’s agreement was merely a hurdle that had to be passed in order for real negotiations on the actual details of the UK leaving the EU (trade, the jurisdiction of courts, citizenship, immigration etc.) to begin – sometime in the new year. At the same time, the details of today’s agreement will likely have a significant impact on those negotiations. Read More →