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Cato Audio: June 2009

cato.org — American leaders have cooperated with regimes around the world that are, to varying degrees, repressive or corrupt. Such cooperation is said to serve the national interest. But these partnerships also contravene the nation's commitments to democratic governance, civil liberties, and free markets.

The Seven Stages of Establishment Backlash: Corbyn/Sanders Edition

commondreams.org — The British political and media establishment incrementally lost its collective mind over the election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the country's Labour Party, and its unraveling and implosion show no signs of receding yet. Bernie Sanders is nowhere near as radical as Corbyn; they are not

The US Intervention in Libya Was Such a Smashing Success That a Sequel Is Coming

readersupportednews.org — Greenwald writes: "Just as there was no al Qaeda or ISIS to attack in Iraq until the U.S. bombed its government, there was no ISIS in Libya until NATO bombed it. Now the U.S. is about to seize on the effects of its own bombing campaign in Libya to justify an entirely new bombing campaign in that same country."
Jan 28, 2016

The US Intervention in Chilling piece by Glenn Greenwald: Libya Was Such a Smashing Success That a Sequel Is Coming readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-7…

Jan 28, 2016

RT @benmhennilina: The US Intervention in Libya Was Such a Smashing Success That a Sequel Is Coming. fb.me/77Z5sj7np

US drone strikes target rescuers in Pakistan - and the west stays silent

theguardian.com — The US government has long maintained, reasonably enough, that a defining tactic of terrorism is to launch a follow-up attack aimed at those who go to the scene of the original attack to rescue the wounded and remove the dead. Morally, such methods have also been widely condemned by the west as a hallmark of savagery.
Jan 22, 2016

Just like US & all terror groups (theguardian.com/commentisfree/…), Saudis now using "double tap" tactic of bombing rescuers twitter.com/reportedly/sta…

Iran sanctions now causing food insecurity, mass suffering

theguardian.com — (updated below) The Economist this week describes the intensifying suffering of 75 million Iranian citizens as a result of the sanctions regime being imposed on them by the US and its allies [my emphasis]: "Six years ago, when America and Europe were putting in place the first raft of measures to press Iran to come clean over its nuclear ambitions, the talk was of "smart" sanctions.
Jan 17, 2016

Sanctions impose vast suffering on a population of 75 million people (theguardian.com/commentisfree/…), but whatever: more! twitter.com/thehill/status…

U.S. Media Condemns Iran’s “Aggression” In Intercepting U.S. Naval Ships - In Iranian Waters

mintpressnews.com — News broke last night, hours before President Obama's State of the Union address, that two U.S. Navy ships "in the Persian Gulf" were "seized" by Iran, and the 10 sailors on board were "arrested." The Iranian government quickly said, and even the U.S.

Roxana Saberi’s plight and American media propaganda

salon.com — (updated below - Update II - Update III) An Iranian appeals court this morning announced that it was reducing the sentence and ordering the immediate release of Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, who was convicted by an Iranian court last month of spying for the U.S. and sentenced to eight years in prison.
Jan 11, 2016

US journalists endlessly protest when Iran & N Korea imprison journalists but mostly ignore it when US Govt does salon.com/2009/05/11/jou…

Jan 11, 2016

RT @ggreenwald: US journalists endlessly protest when Iran & N Korea imprison journalists but mostly ignore it when US Govt does https://t.…

Those Demanding Free Speech Limits to Fight ISIS Pose a Greater Threat to US Than ISIS

readersupportednews.org — "Abusing the force of law to silence legitimately expressed views - by criminalizing the advocates of one side of a debate - is as direct an attack on core free speech rights as anything that can be imagined." Glenn Greenwald.

Major scandal erupts involving Rep. Jane Harman, Alberto Gonzales and AIPAC

salon.com — updated below - Update II (Interview w/Jeff Stein)] Other obligations prevent me from writing until later today - and I intend to focus on Rahm Emanuel's war-crimes-protecting proclamation that Obama's desire for immunity extends beyond CIA officers perpetrating torture to the "policy makers" who ordered it (watch today as the
Dec 30, 2015

I particularly enjoy this approving story on NSA collection on Harman. Mostly for the byline. salon.com/2009/04/20/har…

Jane Harman: Angry, partisan, civil liberties extremist

salon.com — Blue Dog Rep. Jane Harman - once the most vigorous Democratic cheerleader of Bush's NSA warrantless eavesdropping program - is rip-roarin' angry today. Apparently, her private conversations were eavesdropped on by the U.S. Government!
Dec 30, 2015

2009: Jane Harman was a vocal defender of NSA: until it was revealed *her calls* with Israeli agents were monitored salon.com/2009/04/21/har…

Dec 30, 2015

RT @ggreenwald: 2009: Jane Harman was a vocal defender of NSA: until it was revealed *her calls* with Israeli agents were monitored salon.com/2009/04/21/har…

Dec 30, 2015

RT @ggreenwald: 2009: Jane Harman was a vocal defender of NSA: until it was revealed *her calls* with Israeli agents were monitored salon.com/2009/04/21/har…

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Feb 06, 2016

RT @ZaidJilani: Sitting next to Dean, Hillary fundraiser and lobbyist Steve Elmendorf. He lobbies for Goldman Sachs. #DemDebate pic.twitter.com/iR8DWzMNMy

Feb 06, 2016

Dems unveil innovative new strategy: malign, insult & threaten young voters with hell until they fall into line pic.twitter.com/FEAa1rllb1

Feb 05, 2016

@jacqui4peace I'm sorry you failed 6th grade civics. American citizens can vote even if they're not on sacred US soil.

Feb 05, 2016

RT @brasil247: Glenn Greenwald: Mídia perde a cabeça com ascensão da esquerda | Brasil 24/7 brasil247.com/pt/247/midiate… via @brasil247

Feb 05, 2016

RT @the_intercept: Hillary and Bill Clinton have made over $125 million on paid speaking circuit since 2001. interc.pt/1PY0Gmc pic.twitter.com/xYFcnhdl67

Feb 05, 2016

RT @the_intercept: Attendees of Goldman Sachs speeches said @HillaryClinton told them banker-bashing was unproductive and foolish. interc.pt/1PY0Gmc


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