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Senator John McCain Claims Ukraine President Yanukovich ‘Overthrown Peacefully’

By: Monday September 1, 2014 8:52 am

Perhaps one of the reasons Senator John McCain has been so consistently wrong about world events is that he is living in an alternate reality. Over the weekend Senator McCain told Face The Nation that former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovich was “overthrown peacefully by the people of Ukraine.” Regardless of how you feel about Viktor [...]

Israel To Take Largest Amount Of Land From West Bank In 30 Years

By: Monday September 1, 2014 7:25 am

Butchering Gaza was not enough. As punishment for the kidnapping and killing of three Israelis, Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank has decided to take a large amount of Palestinian land for a new settlement to be called Gvaot. The land being taken represents the largest land appropriation in the West Bank in 30 [...]

NSA Provided Turkey With Intelligence To Kill Kurdish Rebels

By: Monday September 1, 2014 5:40 am

Though today Kurdish rebels are serving on the front lines of the US backed counter-offensive against ISIS, leaked intelligence information reveals a more complicated relationship between the Kurds and the US government. Though the US appears to value its relationship with the Kurds it also wants strong ties with Turkey to the point of betrayal. [...]

Senator Mary Landrieu Under Scrutiny For Residency Claims

By: Friday August 29, 2014 10:11 am

Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu has generally been considered the more well behaved senator from the state given her counterpart is David Vitter. But now questions are being raised about Landrieu’s residency claims as to whether she actually lives in the state of Louisiana – a requirement to represent the state in the US Senate under [...]

Ukraine Seeks NATO Membership As Putin Addresses Separatists As ‘New Russia’

By: Friday August 29, 2014 7:51 am

In a desperate and potentially catastrophic move, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk has asked the parliament in Kiev to assist in gaining Ukraine membership in NATO.  If Ukraine successfully petitions to become a member of NATO then Ukraine could be ground zero for a nuclear war between Russian and NATO forces. Under the rules of [...]

Obama Says He ‘Doesn’t Have A Strategy Yet’ On Dealing With ISIS In Syria

By: Friday August 29, 2014 5:15 am

In a press conference yesterday President Barack Obama admitted that he did not have a strategy to deal with ISIS in Syria at the moment. This admission comes after Obama has ordered airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq while sending in military advisors to help the Iraqi military. The disclosure of a lack of strategy was [...]

Under Chris Christie Fees To Wall Street Have Tripled

By: Thursday August 28, 2014 9:25 am

According to a report by David Sirota for the International Business Times, fees paid out to Wall Street by the State of New Jersey have tripled under the administration of Governor Chris Christie, costing the taxpayers $3.8 billion. Governor Christie was already under scrutiny for the way he managed the pension system when it was [...]

Obama’s Open-Ended War On ISIS Brings Neoconservatives Back To Stage

By: Thursday August 28, 2014 8:15 am

President Obama’s new war on ISIS is bringing back some old names and faces from the George W. Bush years, especially as the war appears to be expanding into Syria. Though the neoconservative vision failed miserably in Iraq after the 2003 invasion they have not given up hope in the power and glory of US [...]

Ukraine Official Claims Russian Forces Now Fighting In East Ukraine

By: Thursday August 28, 2014 5:35 am

Ukraine Says Russian Forces Lead Major New Offensive, via @nytimes http://t.co/HI1nUWHIBk — Geoffrey Pyatt (@GeoffPyatt) August 27, 2014 Mykhailo Lysenko, the deputy commander of the Ukrainian Donbas battalion, has claimed that Russian tanks and armored personal carriers have been fighting alongside separatist forces in East Ukraine calling it a “full scale invasion.” The claim comes [...]

Savage Capitalism Returns As Recovery Misses Working Class

By: Wednesday August 27, 2014 11:13 am

Though Thomas Piketty’s book Capital In The 21st Century has proved popular among establishment intellectuals, the research in the book validates one of the most common radical critiques of capitalism¬† – that when unrestrained by governments or social movements capitalism is a reckless and malevolent enterprise. And so after 30 years of Neoliberalism savage capitalism [...]

NATO Moving Forces East To Russia’s Borders In Response To Ukraine Crisis

By: Wednesday August 27, 2014 7:59 am

In response to the crisis in Ukraine – partly caused by US/EU actions – NATO will be moving forces east to countries bordering Russia in a move sure to upset Moscow. NATO officials also said they would be helping boost the capability of the Ukrainian military to fight separatists in East Ukraine making the proxy [...]

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