US Navy Random Violence

A civilian approached a docked destroyer in Virginia and shot a Navy MP.


How does that happen? In all the billions we spend on our military we can’t even provide decent dockside security?

Christians under siege in Egypt and Syria

Coptic Church, Egypt – ABC

Christians in Egypt and Syria are under attack.

The attacks are systematic and pervasive in both countries where Christians account for five to ten percent of the population. Al Qaeda and extremist fellow travelers are behind the violence. In the Syrian conflict, the United States supports the rebel cause, […]

Was that an Amber Alert…or notice that WW III has broken out?

So there I was, stuck in rush hour traffic, eastbound on Hwy. 26 heading into Portland. Creeping along at a majestic 17 MPH, I was focused on not rear-ending the car in front of me. Or at least I was until, without warning, I heard an awful sound, something that could only really be described […]

George Zimmerman in Texas. With a gun. What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

Q: George Zimmerman, you just got away with murder! What are you going to do next?

A: I’m going to Disneyland! Well, eventually. First I’m going to Texas, where I can live the good life with some of my fellow gun nuts 2nd Amendment devotees. It’ll be fun!

You just got yourself acquitted of what […]

Justice in America- land of the free, home of the White


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Was Pablo Neruda Mudered – Pinochet Era Death Case Reopened

The Buenos Ares Herald (Agonist Global News list) broke the following story yesterday, March 4. (Image: pbasco)

Decades after death, Chile’s Neruda to be exhumed after accusation of murder

“The body of Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, dead nearly four decades, will be exhumed after his former driver declared the poet was poisoned under […]

John Brennan Doesn’t Rule Out Targeting Americans for Assassination in United States – Mark Karlin, Editor BuzzFlash and TruthOut

I’ve known Mark Karlin (online) for a while. As editor of BuzzFlash, he was generous enough to run my voting rights and other articles on more than a few occasions. He’s an excellent analyst in addition to his editorial skills and a solid progressive Democrat from Chicago. All the more reason to take his article […]