Noam Chomsky (2): On the Lesser of Two Evils

Robert Scheer interviews Noam Chomsky (part 2) edited by O Society Jan 18, 2020 Robert Scheer:  They all started out as kind of sympathetic to some notion of Zionism. And a lot of it informed by the Holocaust, the tragedy that had occurred for Jews, and the feeling maybe there could not be assimilation, or … Continue reading Noam Chomsky (2): On the Lesser of Two Evils

I Helped Sell the False Choice of War in Iraq. It’s Happening Again

  by Col Lawrence Wilkerson edited by O Society Jan 8, 2019 Fifteen years ago, Colin Powell, then the secretary of state, spoke at the United Nations to sell pre-emptive war with Iraq. As his chief of staff, I helped Secretary Powell paint a clear picture war was the only choice, when “we confront a regime that harbors … Continue reading I Helped Sell the False Choice of War in Iraq. It’s Happening Again

Why Is the United States Allies with ISIS, Al Quaeda, and Other Wahhabi Muslim Terrorists?

(header image: Our Misguided Friendship With Saudi Terrorists) by Michael Hudson edited by O Society Jan 7, 2020 The mainstream media carefully sidestep the method behind America’s seeming madness in assassinating Islamic Revolutionary Guard general Qassim Suleimani to start the New Year. The logic behind the assassination is a long-standing application of U.S. global policy, not … Continue reading Why Is the United States Allies with ISIS, Al Quaeda, and Other Wahhabi Muslim Terrorists?

Mental health professionals read Trump’s letter as study in “the psychotic mind”

The Impeachment Iceberg continued by Chauncy DeVega edited by O Society Dec 22, 2019 Wednesday night, Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives. Trump will now — perhaps after some delay — be put on trial in the Senate, where he will then be acquitted by Republicans who have sworn personal fealty to him. … Continue reading Mental health professionals read Trump’s letter as study in “the psychotic mind”

A Unified Theory of the Trumps’ Creepy Aesthetic

The bloodless exorbitance of the White House's Christmas stagecraft reveals a deeper truth about the presidential couple. by David Roth edited by O Society From one day to the next, the Trump presidency unfolds more or less like a normal Republican presidency—that is, by committing one determined act of rote negligence or flamboyant cruelty at … Continue reading A Unified Theory of the Trumps’ Creepy Aesthetic

Christianity Today: Trump Should Be Removed from Office

“Well, I think many. I mean, you know, when we get into the Bible, I think many. So many,” he responded. “And some people—look, an eye for an eye, you can almost say that. That’s not a particularly nice thing. And we can learn a lot from the Bible, that I can tell you.” ~ Donald … Continue reading Christianity Today: Trump Should Be Removed from Office

What if they don’t send it?

Hey y'all, do you remember the time Mitch McConnell refused to let Barack Obama name a Supreme Court Justice? by O Society Dec 19, 2019 Ole Tippy the Turtle just made up some nonsense about lame ducks and parliamentary procedure. Stole it right out of Garland's hands. Here's a recap. As leader of the Senate, … Continue reading What if they don’t send it?