#JewsandArabsRefusetobeEnemies

  While the war in Gaza goes on under the effects of the israeli Protective Edge operation (the latest in a series of operations undertaken by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) in Gaza in recent years).and the Hamas rocket shelling of israeli towns, two university classmates Abraham Gutman and Dania Darwish have launched the campaign  #JewsandArabsRefusetobeEnemies. Gutman is … Continue reading #JewsandArabsRefusetobeEnemies

Smedley Butler revisited

    According to Wikipedia "Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940) was a United States Marine Corps major general, the highest rank authorized at that time, and at the time of his death the most decorated Marine in U.S. history. During his 34-year career as a Marine, he participated in military actions in the Philippines, … Continue reading Smedley Butler revisited

Arrogance, Hubris and Evil

The leaked phone conversation today between the EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and the Estonian foreign affairs minister Urmas Paet, where the estonian minister stated that "There is now stronger and stronger understanding that behind the snipers, it was not Yanukovych, but it was somebody from the new coalition," gives credence to the article from … Continue reading Arrogance, Hubris and Evil

TYReads “A Plea for Caution From Russia”

A Plea for Caution From Russia by Vladimir V. Putin @ The New York Times In a rare oped by Russia's president, Vladimir Putin pleads directly with the american people against USA intervention in Syria. The well crafted article stresses two ideas: 1) America is increasingly perceived not as a democracy, but as an aggressive entity … Continue reading TYReads “A Plea for Caution From Russia”

America’s “high moral ground” in Syria

Drums of war again. Among unproved allegations of a chemical attack by the Syrian government against its own people, the USA is preparing to go to war, again, and topple the Syrian regime. Not that the Syrian regime is a model one and that deserves praise, but if the allegations of a chemical attack are … Continue reading America’s “high moral ground” in Syria

TYR reads ” 5 Reasons…Mainstream Media…Pro-War”

5 Reasons that Both Mainstream Media – and Gatekeeper “Alternative” Websites – Are Pro-War @ Washington's Blog  asks why there is so much Pro-War reporting, not only by mainstream media, but also by big "alternative" (blog) websites. Like all Washingtonsblog articles, this one is well researched, but perhaps an image, a chart, will go a … Continue reading TYR reads ” 5 Reasons…Mainstream Media…Pro-War”

TYR 15 November 2012 reads

The Bernanke-Obama-Keynes Toxic Triangle Dead End @ Zerohedge In this article originally published in Forbes Mark Spitznagel explores Frédéric Bastiat's observation: “The bad economist pursues a small present good, which will be followed by a great evil to come, while the true economist pursues a great good to come, at the risk of a small present evil.” … Continue reading TYR 15 November 2012 reads

TYR reads “The Real Reason Behind War”

by James E. Miller of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada First some excerpts, then a comment, and finally the article. The excerpts: "As economist Joseph Salerno notes: We thus arrive at a universal, praxeological truth about war. War is the outcome of class conflict inherent in the political relationship – the relationship between ruler and ruled, … Continue reading TYR reads “The Real Reason Behind War”

Will America be “engineered” into a war against Iran?

Alt-Market reports that a globalist think-tank suggests using an engineered event as excuse for war with Iran: "what is interesting about this discussion by the Washington Institute For Near East Policy, a Neocon (Globalist) think-tank, is that its primary purpose is not necessarily to debate the current political elements of the Iranian question.  They aren't … Continue reading Will America be “engineered” into a war against Iran?

NYT: “All the News That’s Fit to…Serve the Powerful”

Daniel Simpson, former NYT journalist was recently interviewed by Russia Today. In the interview he explains the way the NYT really works: "All the News That's Fit to...serve the powerful". He has just published a book, "A Rough Guide to the Darkside", where he explains how he "threw away a  career as a foreign correspondent, aghast at … Continue reading NYT: “All the News That’s Fit to…Serve the Powerful”