White House Wants New Government In Iraq

By: Friday August 8, 2014 11:49 am

Response in Iraq shows impulse to intervene still stronger in US FP Estblshmnt than impulse to refrain. When u have a hammer. . . — Stephen Walt (@stephenWalt) August 8, 2014 In a press conference today White House Spokesman Josh Earnest said the White House was looking for a new government in Iraq that could [...]

Obama To Bomb Iraq To Protect Advisors He Sent In, Prevent Ethnic Killing, Secure US Oil Contracts

By: Friday August 8, 2014 5:19 am

Is this Iraq War III? President Barack Obama has ordered airstrikes in Iraq against ISIS forces officially entering America into the civil war in Iraq. The bombing is supposed to stop an ethnic cleaning campaign of the Yazidis by ISIS and protect military advisors that Obama sent into the country a few months ago. Also [...]

USAID Used AIDS Organization As Front For Operations Against Cuba

By: Monday August 4, 2014 7:47 am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has once again been caught using humanitarian work as a cover for US intelligence operations. According to the Associated Press, USAID used work on HIV AIDs as a cover to send in agents to recruit young Cubans to overthrow their government. USAID often serves as a CIA [...]

Under Sanctions American Sales To Russia Increase

By: Wednesday July 30, 2014 7:00 am

POTUS Re Ukraine: Russia should understand we will continue to support the people of Ukraine due to their ties with Europe and US — U.S. Dept of Defense (@DeptofDefense) July 30, 2014 Though the US government helped overthrow the elected government in Ukraine and is arming forces in Kiev, it can not make the economic [...]

DOJ Citigroup Settlement Lacks Disclosure Of Victims And Criminal Conduct

By: Tuesday July 15, 2014 7:52 am

On Monday the Department of Justice and Attorney General Eric Holder announced a meager $7 billion settlement with Citigroup for causing the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression by fraudulently selling mortgage securities that wrecked the financial markets. AG Holder celebrated the settlement and claimed “This historic penalty is appropriate given the strength [...]

38 Journalism And Open Government Groups Call On Obama To Stop Excessive Information Control

By: Wednesday July 9, 2014 10:56 am

So much for the most transparent administration in history. According to the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), 38 journalist and open government groups called on President Obama to “stop practices in federal agencies that prevent important information from getting to the public.” The Obama Administration has expanded its war on whistlerblowers into thwarting basic journalism [...]

Obama Asks Congress For $3.7 Billion To Deal With Recent Surge Of Child Immigrants

By: Wednesday July 9, 2014 5:15 am

President Obama has asked Congress for roughly $4 billion to process the 52,000 Central American children who recently came across the Texas border. Not surprisingly, Republicans in Congress are having none of it. The GOP are claiming that the problem is due to Obama not protecting the border and, in some cases, saying Obama himself [...]

NEA Calls On Education Secretary Arne Duncan To Resign

By: Tuesday July 8, 2014 5:15 am

“All children are entitled to a high-quality education.” —@ArneDuncan: http://t.co/GAc3HS9s53 #ReachHigher pic.twitter.com/VZ23JEk0qd — The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 7, 2014 While President Obama’s former spokesman, Robert Gibbs, manages a national public relations campaign against teachers unions, the National Education Association (NEA) has finally decided it has had enough of Team Obama’s union busting. The NEA [...]

Obama Backs Away From Inequality Debate To Comfort Corporate Democrats

By: Monday July 7, 2014 7:44 am

Months ago it was “the defining issue of our time”  today it’s a hazy memory of a dreamy talking point. According to the Washington Post, President Barack Obama has “largely abandoned” talking about wealth inequality in America to appease corporate Democrats worried about losing support from the wealthy contributor class. So instead of taking on [...]

US, Iran, And Russia Fly Over Iraq As Kurdistan Independence Referendum Is Planned

By: Wednesday July 2, 2014 4:54 am

As President Obama alerts Congress that he is sending more US combat troops into Iraq, other countries are flying in. The US has been joined by Iran and Russia in the skies over Iraq as the Maliki government in Baghdad tries to hold on to power. Though the US has confirmed flying drones, the other [...]

Eric Holder’s Legacy To Be Failing To Hold Wall Street Accountable

By: Tuesday July 1, 2014 11:26 am

Attorney General Eric Holder, appointed in the beginning of Barack Obama’s presidency, is beginning to have his legacy evaluated and it is not looking good. A creature of Wall Street who helped represent some of the culprits of the mortgage crisis in private practice, Holder never made an honest or substantive efforts to go after [...]

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