The Western War on Truth

by Paul Craig Roberts http://www.paulcraigroberts.org (November 27 2016) The "war on terror" has simultaneously been a war on truth. For fifteen years - from 9/11 to Saddam Hussein's "weapons of mass destruction" and "al Qaeda connections", "Iranian nukes", "Assad's use of chemical weapons", endless lies about Gadaffi, "Russian invasion of Ukraine" - the governments of … Continue reading The Western War on Truth

Civil War Two (Part Two)

Fourth Turning Intensifying by Jim Quinn The Burning Platform (November 04 2016) In Part One of this article I laid out the case against the criminal establishment and how the regeneracy is being driven by the anti-establishment sentiment sweeping across the land. This atonement Fourth Turning will de-establish decade's worth of delusional decisions. This election … Continue reading Civil War Two (Part Two)

Of Dunces, Fools, Drones and Heroes

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (November 22 2016) https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-bSwvdcLnvos/WDMo8lpOTzI/AAAAAAAAHNI/xoEnHaETcSAkj9QglHQ0Aukf9dFVfEIAACLcB/s200/I%2BHave%2Ba%2BBream.png Some time ago I posted three T-shirt designs, with no explanation as to why. "Here are some shirts", I wrote, "reasonably priced, in all styles and colors, free shipping on orders over 100 US Dollars, yadda-yadda". Just as I expected, a few people got it, and … Continue reading Of Dunces, Fools, Drones and Heroes

America’s Wealth Gap …

... Between Middle-Income and Upper-Income Families is Widest on Record by Richard Fry and Rakesh Kochhcar http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank )December 17 2014) The wealth gap between America's high income group and everyone else has reached record high levels since the economic recovery from the Great Recession of 2007~2009, with a clear trajectory of increasing wealth for the … Continue reading America’s Wealth Gap …

Why Don’t We Have Free Trade …

... for Highly Paid Professionals in the US? by Dean Baker CounterPunch (November 22 2016) Most educated people like to think of themselves as supporters of free trade. After all, everyone who has been through Economics 101 knows that tariffs and other trade barriers slow growth and encourage waste and corruption. Therefore, we should all … Continue reading Why Don’t We Have Free Trade …