Bomb addicts

While the neocons days appear to be numbered, it hasn’t stopped them from forging ahead with their plans to wreak global chaos; nor have the realities on the ground in Iraq blunted the fanaticism. These people are prepared to pay any price for the chance to witness the day when bombs are raining down on…

Tough guy Republicans afraid of YouTube?

It’s ironic that after the Democrats got criticized for refusing to appear on a… Fox News sponsored debate, with the exception of Ron Paul and John McCain, the Republicans are refusing to appear on a CNN/Youtube debate. Here’s Hugh Hewitt then: It was cowardly for the Dems to refuse to debate on Fox with folks like…

What will it take?

A very good question. Boy howdy, the Bush administration is harder to kill than roaches. It seems like every week, sometimes every day, there’s a new revelation that should make the Bushies radioactive even to their own party, that should make the American people clamor for impeachment (at the least), and yet it never”¦ quite”¦…

Bush logic in the Middle East

The complexities surrounding the affairs in the Middle East can be daunting at the best of times. No wonder Bush and co have such a hard time making sense of it. For example, the US supported puppet president of Iraq, Nuri Kamal al-Maliki, also happens to be supported by the regime in Tehran. Understandably, this…

Neoconservatism is dead

If only this were true. Budoswky’s description of neoconservatives is right on the money, and while neoconservatism has been exposed as a failure, it would be a mistake to believe that these people no longer wield considerable influence in Washington. Charles Krauthammer, not content with having been proven deadly wrong in his world view of…

Stats from Iraq

Some conclusions from the coalition’s data that you won’t hear from the main stream media. The rate of attacks is at an all time high weapons cache finds are at an all time high Attacks are still directed overwhelmingly at occupying forces, but as the Iraqi police and army are trained and put into combat…

Poor little Rupie

Rupert Murdoch seems so close to finally owning the Wall Street Journal. And yet… Whatever the real reasons behind the hesitation, Murdoch’s purchase of the paper would only create one thing: further consolidation of an already shamelessly small media market.

The peace option

Nicolas Pelman, Middle East Report Online, July 26: Since their government has not, Shoshi Anbal and a posse of her fellow Tel Aviv housewives are preparing to engage in diplomacy with Syria. On May 18, they assembled along the Israeli-Syrian frontier to applaud what at the time was Syrian President Bashar al-Asad’s latest iteration of…

Whatever happens, blame Iran

This is getting beyond ridiculous. What next, blame Iran for the next freak duststorm? The U.S. military has noted a “significant improvement” in the aim of attackers firing rockets and mortars into the heavily fortified Green Zone in the past three months that it has linked to training in Iran, a top commander said today.…

Was Tillman Murdered?

A macabre new twist to the Pat Tillman saga. “This war is so fucking illegal.” (Patrick Tillman) Army medical examiners were suspicious about the close proximity of the three bullet holes in Pat Tillman’s forehead and tried without success to get authorities to investigate whether the former NFL player’s death amounted to a crime, according…