[UPDATE 3/21: Provides YouTube link for gavel-to-gavel video.]
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) on Monday, March 20, is holding an open hearing on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Key witnesses include FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers.
Ironically, it was Comey who initially was accused of interfering in the election. Hillary Clinton and many of her supporters blamed him for causing her to lose to Donald Trump through last-minute Continue reading Watch live: Hearing on Russian ‘Hacking’ of U.S. Election
ISIS WAS AN EGYPTIAN GODDESS representing the universal feminine, comparable to the Roman Venus and Greek Aphrodite. Whoever began calling the jihadi head-choppers ISIS – an acronym for “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” – did her a horrific disservice. (UPDATED) Continue reading Mighty Isis
This ain’t the penthouse, and the natives are restless. A lie is just a lie is just a lie. Putin suits up. Resistance to the Resistance is futile, you will be assimilated. The Blob: FEEeeed me, Seymour! Continue reading Links & Commentary Weekend Feb. 11-12, 2017
The shark’s almost in the tank, WE MUST RESIST the shark. Breaking news: Shark being blackmailed by Orca! Russia! U.S. troops in Poland. Russia! Why ridiculous official propaganda still works. Russia! Continue reading Links & Commentary – Jan. 17, 2017
In an article for The Baffler, writer Jessa Crispin begins with the story of Victoria Woodhull, who in 1872 was the first woman to run for president of the United States. Not only was Woodhull a former prostitute, but she ran with a black vice president and talked to spirits of the dead. [“Madam Prescient,” Issue #32, September 2016] Continue reading Was it Astrology, or Does Hillary Have a ‘Sixth Sense?’
The RESISTANCE: mobilizing against Trump; fake news and Russian propaganda; startling revelation about Saddam, the aspiring novelist. Oh, and Russia! Russia! Russia!
Continue reading Links & Commentary – Jan. 4, 2017
One of my goals in launching this blog is to encourage people to think more critically about the news.
Inundated by a toxic wave of partisan journalism, government propaganda, and just plain sloppy reporting, readers have to apply filters, or they’d be overwhelmed to the point of insanity. Continue reading Upgrading Your Critical Thinking Cap
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, wasting no time after Hillary Clinton’s stunning defeat in the wee hours of November 9, issued a brief statement later in the day and then launched full-steam ahead on a tour to promote his new campaign memoir, Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In. Continue reading Bernie Sanders: I’m Baaack!