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Where Am I?

Situated against a Western hill, there’s no concern of stability,
here you sip the world away in a buzz of tranquility
The sight from inside, blocked and closed-in, 211 more words

Manipulation of the Press by the CIA

I mentioned yesterday that I am reading The Bothers by Stephen Kinzer. This is a book about Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and his brother, the head of the CIA, Allen Dulles.   478 more words

Date or Red Flag

Attempting to date for me was like collecting an assortment of crazies. Here it is 2013 and I am still a magnet for them. It was about eleven at night when I got a message on Facebook. 646 more words


Stunner! Benghazi Was a Base for Illegal Arms Shipments to Syria

April 22, 2014 – By Sara Noble

Sen. Rand Paul, was he prescient?

Illegal arms were shipped to Syrian rebels from Libya and this could be the reason… 879 more words


Reflecting on America's sins, my (now week-old, sorry!) piece at Lobe Log

This went up while I was away, and so great was my desire to actually be on vacation that I didn’t even think to link to it here. 452 more words

America Fuck Yeah

NSA: a bureaucracy in search of a function

Edward Luttwak, a historian and long-time consultant to the Pentagon on military strategy, wrote an article in the Times Literacy Supplement of London recently arguing that the National Security Agency’s all-encompassing surveillance is simply the result of a bureaucracy looking for a way to justify its existence. 721 more words

National Security Agency