Worried About the Supreme Court Making Abortion Illegal? For 15 Million Women It Already Is.

All hell has broken loose and the keepers of the pro-choice flame are outraged. With the retirement of Justice Kennedy, who hot-footed over to the White House to say his adieus personally, President Trump has plenty of time to appoint a rock-ribbed conservative pro-lifer (no more of this “swing” vote nonsense) and get his choice confirmed by the Republican-controlled Senate. You know the kind he’s looking for— a wingnut determined to come between women and their uteruses.

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Clash of the Titans: Whole Foods, Amazon, and Walmart Go for the Jugular

Amazon/Whole Foods and Walmart: a gruesome story of unbridled corporate avarice, monopoly management of the U.S. marketplace, and naked plundering of the wallets of the American public. This article uncovers the dirty deeds and callous behavior that made the three founders fabulously wealthy and left the American republic much worse for wear.

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Bombs Away

In 2015, “unchecked climate change, global weapons modernizations and
outsized nuclear weapons arsenals…pose extraordinary and undeniable threats
to the continued existence of humanity”.

—Statement from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

moving the Doomsday Clock forward 2 minutes to 3 minutes before midnight.

In 2016, “the global security landscape darkened as the international community
failed to come…to grips with humanity’s most pressing existential threats,
nuclear weapons and climate change”.

—Statement from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

moving the Doomsday Clock forward 30 seconds to 2½ minutes before midnight.

“In 2017, world leaders failed to respond…to the looming threats of nuclear war
and climate change making the world security situation more dangerous
than it was a year ago and as dangerous as it has been since World War II”

—Statement from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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Who Controls U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stockpile?
The Answer May Alarm You

“What I do is authorize my military…we have the greatest military in the world…
We have given them total authorization and that’s what they’re doing”

[referencing the decision to drop the “mother of all bombs” on Afghanistan 4/13/17]
—President Trump (4/13/2017)

President Nixon: “Well, no, no…I’d rather use the nuclear bomb”
Henry Kissinger: “That, I think would just be too much.”
President Nixon: “The nuclear bomb? Does that bother you…
President Nixon: “I just want you to think big, Henry…
(White House tapes 4/25/1967)

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The Great American Shell Game: Perpetual War and the Presidents Who Start Them … A Partial List

The U.S. war machine keeps chugging along. With the advent of 24-hour cable news, live stream broadcasting on the internet and social media, the current exploits of the warrior nation are open to the gaze of every inhabitant of the planet. What is less known —U.S. belligerence didn’t start with George W. or Bill Clinton […]

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Flag Wars: Will the Real Americans Please Stand Up

The Flag Wars have taken center stage again. In a bizarre twist, politics and sports have become embroiled in a confrontational and, at times, downright laughable war of words and actions. As always, flag waving and the traditional salute and national anthem-singing inspire mixed reactions. According to President Trump— It [standing in a reverential pose […]

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Sterilization, Indefinite Detention, Concentration Camps—The Future of Dissent in America?

It’s morning in America again and many of us take for granted that in a country purportedly governed by the rule of law, our civil liberties are constitutionally guaranteed and not up for grabs as they are in totalitarian countries.  A dangerous and false assumption. Buried deep in U.S. legal history are two Supreme Court […]

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