The Disaffected Lib: Why, I Could Be Every Bit as Big A War Criminal as My Brother, George.

And they say Jeb’s the bright one. The presumed Republican presidential nomination candidate, former Florida governor Jeb Bush, said if he’d been in George w’s boots, he’d have also ordered the invasion of Iraq. “I would have [authorised the invasion], and so would have Hillary Clinton, just to remind everybody,” Bush told Fox News television ...

Politics and its Discontents: Dennis Kucinich: US An ‘Orwellian State’

Some refreshing honesty from an American politician – well-worth watching: H/t Disinformation Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: The War Crimes of Our Political Leaders

Recently I wrote a brief post directing readers to a story written by Chris Hedges. Hedge’s piece, entitled The Crucifixion of Tomas Young, conveyed the very sad story, one that has probably been lived out many times, of a young man, paralyzed in Iraq in 2004, who has made the decision to die by refusing ...

Politics and its Discontents: The Consequences Of Corruption And Venality

Although his is a painful story, I think we owe Tomas Young the respect he deserves by reading it. And while we read it, we might want to remember the corrupt, venal and craven politicians who are responsible for his fate. Recommend this Post