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Is the US Government Criminally Insane?

March 22, 2018 - 4:46am

Is the US Government Criminally Insane?
Read these articles and make up your mind:

UK Ambassador Craig Murray Asks If You Are Aware Of This Fact

March 21, 2018 - 11:58pm

UK Ambassador Craig Murray Asks If You Are Aware Of This Fact
“OPCW [Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons] inspectors have had full access to all known Russian chemical weapons facilities for over a decade – including those identified by the “Novichok” alleged whistleblower Mirzayanov – and last year OPCW inspectors completed the destruction of the last of 40,000 tonnes of Russian chemical weapons.”
Have you read this fact in the New York Times, Washington Post, or heard it on NPR, CNN, MSNBC, or from any of the presstitutes?

"It Was A Crime": 15 Years After US Invasion, Iraqis Still Face Trauma, Destruction and Violence

March 20, 2018 - 3:00pm

It was 15 years ago today when the US invaded Iraq on the false pretense that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was hiding weapons of mass destruction. The attack came despite worldwide protest and a lack of authorization from the United Nations Security Council. At around 5:30 a.m. in Baghdad on March 20, 2003, air raid sirens were heard as the US invasion began. The fighting has yet to end, and the death toll may never be known. Conservative estimates put the Iraqi civilian death toll at 200,000. But some counts range as high as 2 million.

Fifteen Years in Iraq: There Was No Place Safe There, or Here

March 20, 2018 - 2:17am
Fifteen Years in Iraq: There Was No Place Safe There, or Here

It's been 15 years since the Bush-Cheney administration launched the US into wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with an ingenious marketing campaign. Now the quagmire they created is wider and deeper by magnitudes but the US continues its pattern of self-destruction. A military father reflects on the cost of those wars to his family and to the country.Sgt. Francis D. Sommer in Afghanistan, c. 2007. (Photo: Jon Demlar)
September 24, 2003. 

Former Brazilian President Lula: It's Clear Marielle Franco's Assassination Was Premeditated

March 19, 2018 - 3:00pm

In a Democracy Now! exclusive, we spend the hour with Brazil's former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who is now running for president again. We begin our discussion with the assassination of 38-year-old Rio city councilmember and human rights activist Marielle Franco, who was killed last week. Franco, who was a black lesbian, was known for her fierce criticism of police killings in Brazil's impoverished favela neighborhoods. Her death comes at a pivotal moment for Brazil and the future of democracy in South America's largest country.