David Swanson: The Case for Abolishing War + Transcript

by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad Let’s Try Democracy August 3, 2017 Remarks on August 3 at Democracy Convention in Minneapolis. It’s unusual on Kellogg Blvd. in St. Paul to encounter anyone who knows why it’s named that. A bunch of us are going to go over there with flyers Saturday morning and I hope […]

Untrump the World — It Won’t Self-Impeach and The Unifying Force of War Abolition by David Swanson

by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad Let’s Try Democracy, June 17, 2017 June 19, 2017 Remarks at United National Antiwar Coalition in Richmond, Virginia, June 17, 2017 Did you hear about Trump calling up the mayor of Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay and telling him that, contrary to all appearances, his island is not […]

U.S.: Chemical Weapons, Hypocrisy and a Forgotten History by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot Writer, Dandelion Salad London, England November 14, 2013 “The individual is handicapped by coming face to face with a conspiracy so monstrous he cannot believe it exists.” (J.Edgar Hoover,1895-1972) Since the fairy tale about weapons of mass destruction that can be launched against Western targets “within forty five minutes” is well past […]

If You See Something, Say Something. Unless It’s US War Crimes + United States Bombings (1950 to 2013) by William Blum

by William Blum Writer, Dandelion Salad http://www.killinghope.org September 3, 2013 Found at last! After searching for 10 years, the Iraqi weapons of mass destruction have finally been found – in Syria! Secretary of State John Kerry: “There is no doubt that Saddam al-Assad has crossed the red line. … Sorry, did I just say ‘Saddam’?”

Two Births: A Gilded Arrival and a Poisoned Legacy by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot Writer, Dandelion Salad London, England August 13, 2013 ” … war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children.” (Howard Zinn, 1922-2010) On 22nd July two babies were born – in different worlds. Prince George Alexander Louis, son of Britain’s Prince William and his wife Catherine, […]

Five Invasion Plots, Three Continents, Identical Lies by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot Featured Writer Dandelion Salad London, England December 22, 2012 I do not understand this squeamishness about the use of gas. We have definitely adopted the position at the Peace Conference of arguing in favour of the retention of gas as a permanent method of warfare…. I am strongly in favour of using […]

White House PSYOP Script Falls Apart by Sibel Edmonds

by Sibel Edmonds Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Originally published by Boiling Frogs Post May 5, 2011 Bin Laden Story Keeps Changing-Obama’s Nose Keeps Growing The standard, call it classic, definition of PSYOP is badly in need of an update. When you look it up, you see something along these lines [Emphasis are mine]: planned propaganda operations to […]

Will Bin Laden’s Burial at Sea Wash? Or will it Float? by Sibel Edmonds

Updated: May 3, 2011added 2 more articles by Sibel Edmonds Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Originally published by Boiling Frogs Post May 2, 2011 A lot is happening and being discussed on the latest Bin Laden Killed development. It is way too early for a comprehensive analysis or even a short commentary. But …I can’t resist adding a […]

Tony Blair’s Wilful Misrepresentation: Deliberately Manipulated the Facts to Justify the Invasion of Iraq? by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot Featured Writer Dandelion Salad 20 January, 2011 “And he smiled a kind of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor, And the subsequent proceedings, interested him no more.” (Francis Brett Harte, 1836-1902.) Charles Anthony Lynton Blair, QC., is set to reappear before the Chilcot Inquiry into the assault on Iraq, on […]

Jon Eisenberg: Bush wiretapping ruled illegal! + H. P. Albarelli, Jr: The Murder of Frank Olson and the CIA’s Secret Cold War Experiments

Dandelion Salad by Peter B Collins The Peter B Collins Show Info on Podcast #118 01 April 2010 Bush wiretapping ruled illegal! More on CIA use of LSD and assassinations. Attorney Jon Eisenberg returns to our program to discuss his legal victory against the NSA wiretapping under Bush. Judge Vaughn Walker ruled against the government […]

Obama’s Bioweapons Program by Tom Burghardt

Dandelion Salad by Tom Burghardt Global Research, December 20, 2009 Antifascist Calling… -2009-12-19 The Obama administration’s recent declaration on bioweapons would simply be another run-of-the-mill example of our “change” president’s duplicity were it not such an unmitigated disaster. Recapitulating sinister Cold War practices that informed American ruling class consensus when it came to secretly toying […]

Apathy, Conspiracy’s Best Friend by Rand Clifford

by Rand Clifford Featured Writer Dandelion Salad December 15, 2009 Imagine saying to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, “My, you’re very tall.” Imagine denigrating anything not hailed as truth by institutions such as government, or mainstream media, as “conspiracy theory.” What’s the connection? Much deeper than at first it might seem, much deeper than the absence of critical […]

Afghanistan, the graveyard of empires or just a graveyard with a pipeline running through it? by William Bowles

By William Bowles Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Creative-i 6 November 2009 “The US does not need a final victory over the Talibs. Despite their widely advertized ferocious conflict, the US and the Talibs manage to coexist quite successfully in Afghanistan…”[1] Come on folks, it’s just good sense, there is no way the Empire can actually […]

The Lying Game By John Pilger

By John Pilger September 30, 2009 “Information Clearing House” In 2001, the Observer in London published a series of reports that claimed an “Iraqi connection” to al-Qaeda, even describing the base in Iraq where the training of terrorists took place and a facility where anthrax was being manufactured as a weapon of mass destruction. It […]

H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic: Obama Revives Bush-Era Militarized Quarantine Regulations by Tom Burghardt

by Tom Burghardt Global Research, August 15, 2009 Antifascist Calling… While the American far-right rants against alleged “Obama death panels” and other Freddy Krueger-like scarecrows to frighten–and divert–the kiddies, our capitalist masters, as they are wont to do, gaze at the spectacle, laugh, and then tighten the screws. Health care for all derailed? Mission accomplished! […]