President Obama Asks For $500 Million To Arm More Terrorists In Syria

By: Friday June 27, 2014 8:29 am

President Barack Obama appears determined to keep Al-Qaeda and ISIS well supplied with weapons. After bypassing a terrorism funding law, Obama sent arms to the weak to non-existent “moderate” Syrian rebels. Not surprisingly, the arms quickly were taken by Al-Qaeda and used for their operations. Yes, President Obama bypassed a rule about arming terrorists and [...]

Secretary Kerry Calls Conviction Of Journalists In Egypt ‘Chilling’ As Junta Set To Receive Billion Dollars From US

By: Monday June 23, 2014 9:43 am

John Kerry calls Al Jazeera conviction "a deeply disturbing set-back to Egypt's transition." Full statement: pic.twitter.com/XI8A0G9EEV — Michael Calderone (@mlcalderone) June 23, 2014 Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement on the conviction of Al Jazeera’s journalists in Egypt calling the convictions and sentences “chilling” and “deeply disturbing”, but still plans to try and [...]

Max Boot Pretends Saudi Arabia Not Already Funding Extremists In Middle East

By: Thursday June 19, 2014 10:52 am

The US foreign policy establishment has seen itself embarrassed quite a bit lately. The supposed golden age that President Obama promised to usher in in the wake of the calamitous Bush 43 presidency has not come to pass. In fact, there seems to more similar than different between Obama and Bush’s approach to national security [...]

Saudi Arabia Codifies Atheism As Terrorism

By: Thursday April 3, 2014 10:59 am

Our partners in peace in Saudi Arabia (where most of the 9/11 hijackers came from) has now made it a crime to not believe in God. In fact, not just a crime, an act of terrorism. The kingdom has issued a public order that labels all atheists as terrorists. According to the new order terrorism [...]

President Obama Uses State Of The Union To Promote TPP, Ducks NSA Reform

By: Wednesday January 29, 2014 5:42 am

Last night President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union speech. In the speech Obama addressed growing concerns in the country about lack of opportunities and yawning wealth inequality. Poverty, lack of labor participation, and wealth inequality have gone to record levels under his administration. As the problem has gotten progressively worse the rhetoric [...]

Saudi Arabia Pledges To Fund Jihad In Syria Alone If Necessary

By: Thursday December 19, 2013 8:32 am

Perhaps the biggest state sponsor of Islamic terrorism in the world, Saudi Arabai is very upset they can no longer pull the strings in Washington. They had a wonderful relationship with the Bush Administration whereby Prince Bandar said something in private and President George W. Bush repeated it in public. According to the New York [...]

Al-Qaeda Now Has Weapons US Sent To Syria

By: Monday December 16, 2013 11:00 am

For those worried that dumping US arms into the Al-Qaeda dominated Syrian opposition areas was a bad idea, you win. After President Obama bypassed a rule on funding terrorists, US arms began flowing to the Syrian opposition. The arms were, in some abysmally stupid theory, supposed to go to the “moderate” opposition only. Unfortunately that [...]

The Myths And Realities Of Nelson Mandela

By: Friday December 6, 2013 6:00 am

(Mandela defends his relationship with Yasser Arafat, Omar Gaddafi, and Fidel Castro) With the passing of Nelson Mandela have come glowing portraits of a man dedicated to peaceful reconciliation. But that is only part of the story. Before Mandela advocated truth and reconciliation he was not a pacifist. He was not like Gandhi or Martin [...]

President Obama Says Kindness Covers All His Political Beliefs

By: Friday November 29, 2013 8:13 am

At a speech before some of his richest donors at DreamWorks, President Barack Obama quoted late film critic Roger Ebert to say “kindness covers all of my political beliefs.” The speech was on a Tuesday, the same day each week Obama and his staff reportedly decide who they are going to murder outside of Constitutional [...]

Obama Bypasses Terrorism Rule To Give Weapons To Syrian Rebels

By: Tuesday September 17, 2013 8:15 am

President Obama, in order to arm Al-Qaeda linked Syrian rebels, has waived a provision of federal law designed to prevent the supply of arms to terrorist groups. Not surprisingly, federal law currently bans giving weapons to terrorists. Though it seems Obama does have the authority to bypass the restriction and he is choosing to do [...]

Children Given Lifelong Ban From Talking About Fracking As Water Activists Labeled Terrorists By Government

By: Wednesday August 7, 2013 10:21 am

The absurd world of natural gas exploitation just keeps on producing wild stories. First there was the revelation of the Halliburton Loophole that Vice President Cheney instituted, exempting fracking from many environmental regulations, including the Clean Water Act. Then the stories of people lighting their tap water on fire due to natural gas from fracking getting into the [...]

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