Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush died on November 30, 2018. May he rest in peace after a lifetime of public service. Among the kind eulogies, there have been unkind statements about Bush being an architect of the New World Order. Although mention of the New World Order adds intrigue, it does not seem to shed light on what the New World Order is supposed to be, and how President Bush Sr. is supposed to have built it.
In the incessant self-praise of the US imperial project, kept safe in a state of permanently enforced amnesia, occasional writings prod and puncture. Mark Twain expressed an ashamed horror at the treatment of the Philippines; Ulysses Grant, despite being a victorious general of the Union forces in the Civil War and US president, could reflect […]
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who was named this week as a Time magazine “Person of the Year”, has extensive experience in conflict zones, but is now fighting a war to fend off government moves to put her behind bars. Hours after meeting bail Tuesday on fresh tax fraud charges that the 55-year-old insists are “manufactured”, […]
So I wrote, as usual, a long-winded post on my time in Brazil and of course it didn’t save so now I have to re-write it and I’ll try and see if I can remember what was in my old post. Soooo frustrating!!! But this is the first post of the first country I went […]
Plot: A new mysterious masked brawler named Masquerade is going around and taking the Bakugan of those he defeats. Dan decides to challenge him to stop him once and for all, but the game changes when Drago goes rogue and Masquerade reveals the reality behind the game. ——————– Alright, Bakugan – we got off to […]
Author, historian, former State Department official-turned sharp critic of Washington’s destructive imperial agenda William Blum passed away on December 9 at age 85. In failing health for some time, his condition deteriorated markedly after a serious fall at home, passing away two months later. I’m personally indebted to Blum. His books and other writings inspired […]
Innocent Rakhine people in Northern Rakhine have been slaughtered and driven out of their ancestral homes by Moslem Bengalis since they came and settled down in this part of Myanmar. That is why this area, once a Buddhist kingdom with world heritage ancient ruins is now mainly populated Moslem Bengalis, more than 95 percent of […]
Chapter 35 Kiss Against The Wall Such a sweet and delicate voice, even a gust of wind can cut this weak voice. From what Luo Xiao Xi said, this voice if heard by woman will endure it, but if it’s heard by man then that’s “another endurance/hardness”. The innocent Su YuanYuan ran towards Lu BaoYan. “Brother-in-law, […]
Earlier today Ergo Hacker of Pryzraky announced the hack of Faculdade Faveni, a Brasilian post graduate university, managing to leak sensitive information pertaining to over 400 enrolled students online.
Good Utahns — conservative, free-market Republicans — are often heard to say that the marketplace should set priorities and allocate resources. That the government should not pick winners and losers. Well, the market has spoken. It wants public lands. Lots and lots of public lands. National parks. Recreation areas. Monuments. Places to go to get […]
NEW YORK — The former head of construction at Bloomberg LP cooked up a lucrative side business, prosecutors say: an electrical contractor that he kept humming with $250 million worth of business from the global media and financial information company. Anthony Guzzone’s “brainchild” was part of a broader pay-to-play scheme involving 13 other people — […]
By Chris Agee and Louis Wolf December 10, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – William Blum died in Virginia on December 9, 2018. He was surrounded by friends and family after falling in his Washington D.C. apartment and sustaining serious wounds 65 days ago. He was 85 years old. Bill was born March 6, 1933 at Beth Moses […]