In my opinion, two things make the continuity of policy from Bush-Obama so very heinous—besides the tripling of troop strength in Afghanistan and no reduction of troops from Iraq—are the escalation of drone bombings and the escalation of the use of military contractors (read mercenary killers) in the countries of Iraq and Afghanistan. These two policies were profoundly wicked when George was at the helm and just because there’s a new imperial skipper the policies don’t become any less evil. Continue reading
Dennis Kucinich “Today Congress Will Give The Pentagon ANOTHER 550 BILLION DOLLARS!
December 16, 2009
Expanding the Debt for War and Wall Street
Radio Netherlands Worldwide ran a headline story regarding the allegations of war crimes reignited by General Sarath Fonseka’s interview to a Sri Lankan broadsheet news paper at the weekend. RNW interviewed me and requested response from the Sri Lankan High Commission at the Hague this afternoon.
Full Newsline programme can be heard by clicking on the link below and choosing Newsline under Listen Again area at the top left corner. Sri Lanka is the second headline news after the Copenhagen Summit news, which will begin from 5.57 on the time-line indicator:
America’s most assiduous and articulate advocate for health care reform is Dr. Howard Dean. In the aftermath of the Lieberman crisis that has deleted the medicare buy-in at 55, Dr. Dean has a new political prescription: Kill the Bill.
Dr. Dean’s reasoning is simple : “This is not reform.”
Lieberman’s sabotage appears to be driven by his fealty to the insurance lobby based in his home state, but that is really only the tip of a much larger and more adamantine political iceberg.
Dec. 15, 2009
Cap & Trade: A Critical Look at Carbon Trading
Will the expansion of carbon emissions trading help stop global warming or just create a new market for Wall Street to make billions? We air excerpts of Annie Leonard’s The Story of Cap and Trade and speak with Larry Lohmann and Frank Ackerman. Continue reading
Dennis Kucinich: No Chance To Go To College! No Chance For Health Care! UNLESS You Learn To Kill Or Be Killed!
December 15, 2009
Kucinich Speaks Against War Appropriations Bill: The Firing Line and the Unemployment Line