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The U.S. is Not a Democracy, It Never Was

Photo by Daniel Huizinga | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch December 13, 2017 by Gabriel Rockhill One of the most steadfast beliefs regarding the United States is that it is a democracy. Whenever this conviction waivers slightly, it is almost always to point out detrimental exceptions to core American values …

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War Without War Powers (the Not-So-New American Way)

Source: counterpunch November 8, 2017 by Danny Sjursen On September 1, 1970, soon after President Nixon expanded the Vietnam War by invading neighboring Cambodia, Democratic Senator George McGovern, a decorated World War II veteran and future presidential candidate, took to the floor of the Senate and said, “Every Senator [here] …

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The Proof Is In: The US Government Is The Most Complete Criminal Organization In Human History

Source: Infowars Paul Craig Roberts Unique among the countries on earth, the US government insists that its laws and dictates take precedence over the sovereignty of nations. Washington asserts the power of US courts over foreign nationals and claims extra-territorial jurisdiction of US courts over foreign activities of which Washington …

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Washington’s Fifth Columns Inside Russia and China

by Paul Craig Roberts Infowars It took two decades for Russia and China to understand that “pro-democracy” and “human rights” organizations operating within their countries were subversive organizations funded by the US Department of State and a collection of private American foundations organized by Washington. The real purpose of these …

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Syria: America’s “Inherent Resolve” to Destroy Another Sovereign Nation.

By Felicity Arbuthnot Global Research “We should expect conflicts in which adversaries, because of cultural affinities different from our own, will resort to forms and levels of violence shocking to our sensibilities.” (Department of Defense, 1999, with thanks to William Blum.) One quote has reverberated throughout the United States decades of …

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Will Washington Kill Us All?

by Paul Craig Roberts Did you know that Washington keeps 450 nuclear ICBMs on “hair-trigger alert”? Washington thinks that this makes us “safe.” The reasoning, if it can be called reason, is that by being able to launch in a few minutes, no one will try to attack the US …

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The Power of Lies

by Paul Craig Roberts It is one of history’s ironies that the Lincoln Memorial is a sacred space for the Civil Rights Movement and the site of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Lincoln did not think blacks were the equals of whites. Lincoln’s plan was to send …