The Children Are Coming, The Children Are Coming…

...and they are pissed! Adults refuse to fix the world's glaring problems, so the kids stand up for themselves Common Dreams edited by O Society Mar 20, 2019 Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old whose protests outside the Swedish parliament spurred a massive global movement of young people striking from school to demand bold action on the … Continue reading The Children Are Coming, The Children Are Coming…

The World According to the “Adults in the Room”

A Year of Forever War in Review By Danny Sjursen Leave it to liberals to pin their hopes on the oddest things. In particular, they seemed to find post-Trump solace in the strange combination of the two-year-old Mueller investigation and the good judgment of certain Trump appointees, the proverbial “adults in the room.” Remember that … Continue reading The World According to the “Adults in the Room”

We Know How Trump’s War Game Ends

Nothing unites our political class like the threat of ending our never-ending war. by Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone Dec 21, 2018 So we’re withdrawing troops from the Middle East. GOOD! What’s the War on Terror death count by now, a half-million? How much have we spent, $5 trillion? Five-and-a-half? For that cost, we’ve destabilized the … Continue reading We Know How Trump’s War Game Ends

On Mattis & Why We Need to End Our Self-Destructive, Mindless Wars in Middle East

Amy Goodman interviews Andrew Bacevich Democracy Now! Dec 21, 2018 Secretary of Defense James Mattis has announced he will resign at the end of February, in a letter publicly rebuking President Trump’s foreign policy. Mattis resigned one day after President Trump ordered the withdrawal of all 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria and on the same … Continue reading On Mattis & Why We Need to End Our Self-Destructive, Mindless Wars in Middle East

NYTimes Op-Ed Anonymous is the Adult in the Room

Right to remain Anonymous: Scholar who unmasked “Primary Colors” on authorship of Times op-ed Professor who outed Joe Klein in 1996: Detailed analysis narrows the list of administration suspects — down to one DON FOSTER SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 Aug. 10, 2017, Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen of Axios wrote a story about a close group … Continue reading NYTimes Op-Ed Anonymous is the Adult in the Room