Politics and its Discontents: A Voice of Sanity on Iran

Journalist and columnist Joe Klein offers some calm and sane commentary while others are clamoring for war against Iran: H/t Roger Ebert Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Two Recommendations For Monday Morning

Since I have a bit of a busy day ahead, I will be brief and recommend two sources for some Monday morning edification. The first comes from a link provided by the redoubtable Dr. Dawg, who continues to go where angels and the mainstream media fear to tread. The second, which I am taking the ...

Politics and its Discontents: Israel To Deport 60,000 ‘Social Irritants’

Describing them as “a social irritant and a threat to the Jewish character of the state,” Israel is set to deport 60,000 African migrant workers, or, as they are being labelled, ‘infiltrators,’ all of whom were technically working illegally. Despite its collective historical experience with racial profiling, the state apparently sees no tragic irony in ...

Politics and its Discontents: Crass Manipulation About Iran’s Nuclear Intentions

Those who believe that the public is being as crassly manipulated about Iran as it was by the lies that served as prologue to the Iraqi invasion will find two recent articles of interest. The first, entitled No defensible reasons to attack Iran, by Gwynne Dyer, pierces many of the fallacies being used to incite ...