I don’t normally get into the Fox News insanity, because it’s so self-evidently insane, right? But every once in a while, I like to remind people of the kind of anti-human propaganda that’s getting spooned into the open yearning brains of their regular viewers: Fox News’ morning program questioned a Texas official about providing emergency […]
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More from Robert Parry: As the U.S. government seeks to build its case blaming eastern Ukrainian rebels and Russia for the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the evidence seems to be getting twisted to fit the preordained conclusion, including a curious explanation for why the troops suspected of firing the fateful missile may have […]
Robert Parry, who’s one of the better national security reporters out there, says there are reasons to take the media version of the Malaysia jet shootdown with a grain of salt: So why hasn’t this question of U.S. spy-in-the-sky photos – and what they reveal – been pressed by the major U.S. news media? How […]
Why cutting public pensions will not lower your property taxes.
They sure do hate democracy, don’t they? But uou have to give them credit, since things like justice and shame never play a part in their decision-making process. They never, ever, ever think about how their actions look to anyone else: New documents indicate that just weeks after the first subpoenas were issued in Wisconsin’s […]
This time, for disability coverage: Issa’s implication is that almost all the applicants approved by these judges are unworthy. He’s hoping to shock taxpayers by stating that between 2005 and 2013, the judges “placed over 3.2 million people on federal disability programs at a total cost of nearly one trillion dollars.” There’s a good lesson […]
What would it take to make that happen here? Up to 2 million public sector workers participated in strike action on Thursday in a massive coordinated action against ‘poverty pay’, attacks on pensions, heavy workloads and workplace safety. Picket lines were manned by trade unionist and supporters nationwide outside courts, council offices, job centers and […]
Definition of the Corporate Veil… A legal concept that separates the personality of a corporation from the personalities of its shareholders, and protects them from being personally liable for the company’s debts and other obligations. In other words, people form corporations to protect the business owners’ and shareholders’ personal assets from creditors… Because corporations exist […]
We don’t normally see them contradict their Republican guests like this! ABC News host Martha Raddatz on Sunday cut off Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) after he spent four minutes defending a conspiracy theory that President Barack Obama was plotting to fill up the United States with undocumented immigrants. Speaking to Fox News last week, […]
My mother used to tell me about the hateful things people did and said about FDR, but throw race into the mix and it takes on so many more undertones: An Independence Day parade in Norfolk, Nebraska included a float depicting President Obama’s presidential library as an outhouse, sparking outcry from residents as well as […]