Silence on the brutal occupation of Georgia reveals global double standard toward Israel.
As usual, the mainstream media plays down the Tea Party protests except when it tries to paint them in a bad light. For example, the Tax Day protests in Washington, D.C. were buried on p. 17 of The New York Times, right above an article reporting that the Obamas paid $1,792,414 in federal income taxes [...]
New social media networking tools are giving U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines the ability to communicate to a mass audience. A serviceman’s exercise of his free speech rights may be unsettling to many military chieftains. However, it is unavoidable and protected by the First Amendment. Free speech also is beneficial to the U.S. military.
I read with great interest the roiling debate over remarks Sarah Palin made last week on Sean Hannity’s program concerning President Obama’s remarkable view of the world as reflected in the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review (a posture best described as “a bow from the waist while grabbing one’s ankles,” but I digress).
The particular [...]
To Pull or Not to Pull: MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Runs Clip of Sen. McCain Saying Its Time We Pulled the Trigger on Iran
I just caught the YouTube video of Sen. John McCain saying that it was time to pull the trigger on Iran. From the context, of course, McCain is merely saying that we need to impose strict sanctions on Iran – not that it is time to bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, Iran.
Nevertheless, from the point of [...]