Actually, this dovetails rather nicely with The Secret Government, don’t you think?
A 1987 documentary by Bill Moyers, in two parts:Part I explores the Cold War mentality and the beginnings of the CIA. It also examines the CIA’s role in the toppling of the popular, elected Iranian leader, Mohammed Mossadegh (the Chavecito … Continue reading
Awww, aren’t boy crushes just so darn cute? Just a pity that Steve Huntley’s hagiography of the CIA’s latest little plaster saint is all holus-bolus, unquestioning bullshit. Here’s the real poop on Leopoldo Lopez, the not gutsy, but gusty (as … Continue reading
Once again, I am in awe of Tom Tomorrow. He sure knows how to hit Alan “Ayn Rand’s Little Disciple” Greenspan where it counts.One question for you, Mr. G: Why did you not say it was all about oil back … Continue reading
Could you please put me through to Dr. George Lakoff? I have a really bad case of brainwashing I’m trying to overcome. New research confirms that repetition of “myths” and slogans helps lodge them in the minds of the public … Continue reading
“Rock the Casbah”. (I figured that in light of all the recent hysteria in favor of bombing Iran, a little levity and perspective were called for.)
They’re not just out for Chavecito’s blood, but for that of anyone who forges alliances with him. Aporrea reports that a coup was plotted for Ecuador, but one very high-level intended perpetrator wouldn’t go through with it: The former president … Continue reading
“Now I’m hiding in Honduras; I’m a desperate man…” –Warren Zevon, “Lawyers, Guns and Money” Don’t you just love this latest installment of Theocrats Gone Wild? Hollywood star Mel Gibson has ignored safety warnings from the U.S. government and is … Continue reading