Category Archives: Lack of self-awareness watch

Don’t try this at home, kids

Barack Obama speaking on the act of terrorism in Wisconsin: At this difficult time, the people of Oak Creek must know that the American people have them in our thoughts and prayers, and our hearts go out to the families … Continue reading

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Obama expands the war on Iran

In May 2011, the Wall Street Journal reported: WASHINGTON—The Pentagon has concluded that computer sabotage coming from another country can constitute an act of war, a finding that for the first time opens the door for the U.S. to respond … Continue reading

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Twit story

First I was like: But then a federal judge appointed by Barack Obama ruled that under the NDAA, “it is certainly the case that if plaintiffs were detained as a result of their conduct, they could be detained until the … Continue reading

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Institutional racism: The sine qua non of ethnic cleansing

“So, if the underlying sine qua non for any acceptable policy proposal is the long-term preservation of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people . . . .“ And if it isn’t? HOLIDAY BONUS: It sure takes a lot … Continue reading

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Juan Cole’s war on anarchism

As a liberal supporter of invading Iraq who apparently believed the Bush administration’s rhetoric about freedom and democracy, and felt that bombs and military occupations would be the best means of promoting it, Juan Cole sure has a lot of … Continue reading

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Lack of self-awareness watch

Emboldened by the fact that U.S. troops have gone a whole four months without being caught digging bullets out of the bodies of Afghan women they murdered, Admiral Michael Mullen, the top ranking U.S. military official, took to the airwaves … Continue reading

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