People should remember the past in order to avoid making the same mistake twice. The trouble is that they usually remember the wrong things and therefore end up making ones that are even worse. Take last week’s epic gathering in Jerusalem to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The commemoration, which drew … Continue reading "Holocaust Hypocrisy: Hawks Use Legacy of Auschwitz To Push War"
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Sixteen years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, most Americans understand that it was an illegal war based on lies about nonexistent"weapons of mass destruction." But our government is now threatening to drag us into a war on Iran with a nearly identical "big lie" about a nonexistent nuclear weapons program, based on politicized intelligence … Continue reading "The US Is Recycling Its Big Lie About Iraq To Target Iran"
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Gunmen assassinated another Iraqi journalist outside his home in Baghdad.
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You wouldn’t know it from US mainstream media reporting, but on Friday an estimated million Iraqis took to the streets to protest the continued US military presence in their country. What little mainstream media coverage the protest received all reported the number of protesters as far less than actually turned out. The Beltway elites are … Continue reading "A Million Iraqis Asked Us To Leave We Should Listen"
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As in any political battle, truth has been one of the major casualties of the impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. Trump. While the Democratic impeachment managers have accused Trump repeatedly of dishonesty – often with good reason – they themselves have twisted the truth to serve their own political agenda. Impeachment manager Adam Schiff, … Continue reading "Truth a Major Casualty of Impeachment Hearings"