Burnt Alive vs. Shock and Awe

     Most Americans have responded to the recent burning alive in a cage of a Jordanian jet fighter pilot shot down by ISIS with SHOCK. FOX News added to that shock by showing extended coverage of the actual burning to its viewers. This done by FOX despite its denunciation of such coverage during the […]

Obama’s Legacy ?

I sit on one of the drives On fifty-second streeet Uncertain and afraid As the clever hopes expire Of a low dishonest decade: Waves of anger and fear Circulate over the bright And darkened lands of the earth, Obsessing our private lives; The unmentionable odor of death Offends the September night… __W.H. Auden, September 1, […]

Israel vs. Russia

It was announced yesterday that Israel seized and confiscated 1000 dunum (almost 1000 acres of land) from the Palestinian People. The US made a statement as to how inappropriate that was…..wink, wink! There will be continued servicing of the Israeli military and economy by American taxpayer monies, and probably increases in order to re-stock their […]

What happened to Malaysian Airlines’ plane(s)?

Earlier this week, it was announced that Malaysian Airlines will lay off 6,000 employees. Apparently losing an airline over nobody knows where and having one of their airliners shot down over Ukraine has struck a note with prospective passengers. The economic news media always hones in on the numbers related to failures and successes of […]

Norman Finkelstein speaks in San Francisco, August 23

Tonight in San Francisco, Augusts 23rd, at a fundraiser for Children in the Gaza, Norman Finkelstein was the guest speaker. For those of you who may not be familiar with him, Norman Finkelstein is a professor of Political Theory, the writer of nine books dealing with the Israeli Conflict with the Palestinian People, an American […]

Once again…in the Gaza

    Once again Israel, of the “Most Moral Army in the World”, the “Light for All Nations”, mowed the lawn in Gaza.     Once again Barak Obama, Nobel Prize recipient, Constitutional Law professor, Icon of “even a black person in American can become the president of the “Greatest democracy in the world”, gave the green light to the brutal slaughter […]

THEY LIE

My fellow Americans, I just got in from a demonstration with World Can’t Wait at Powell/Market in San Francisco, protesting the Gaza invasion by the world’s most moral army, the Israeli Defense Force. By the way, I am not making up that moniker. They do themselves refer to their army as such. Yesterday, four ten […]