Posts Tagged ‘M$M’

Hollywood Wars and American Military “Heroes”

Many attempts have been made by movie writers/directors/producers to tell the truth about the tragic, unnecessary Iraq War while making it a financial box office success. Making significant dollars means large numbers will see the movies and hear the important truth messages. The two latest, Oscar winning The Hurt Locker and the just released Green [...]

Making a difference in a crazy world

Bruce Levine a clinical psychologist in his latest book Surviving America’s Depression Epidemic: How to Find Morale, Energy, and Community in a World Gone Crazy asked a question that has been on Hag’s and my mind a lot lately, Can people become so broken that truths of how they are being screwed do not “set [...]

M$Mers blithely ignoring the terrible to horrific consequences of their work

I think Klein’s evolution in the past couple of years has been admirable. After getting beaten up for being Crazy Pete’s sock puppet on FISA he began to be a little more critical, and he’s done a real service in pushing back on the neocons’ charges of anti-Semitism. By virtue of his standing in the [...]

If Holder investigates CIA excessive torture, will it lead to more investigation?

(Just after posting this I learned that Digby substituting today for Glenn Greenwald has written about this same issue. She is looking at, “The bad apple approach doesn’t solve the political, legal or moral problems. Indeed, that seems so clear that you have to wonder if this isn’t being done to serve some other purpose.” [...]

Give me Libertarian pundits or give me death (of our future)

Please read this article that ran in the WaPo on July 17 before proceeding further. What’s Next, Mr. President – Cardigans? http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/17/AR2009071702093.html The authors are Nick Gillespie the editor of Reason.com and Reason.tv. Matt Welch is editor of Reason magazine. They will discuss this article online at 11 a.m. on Monday at www.washingtonpost.com/liveonline. The article [...]