Uncle Sam Wants You! – To Join The U.S. ‘Gestapo’

The New World Reporter. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– Are you young, strong and looking for a career? Why not become an ’Internment/Resettlement Specialist’ -for the United States Army? What might be your responsibilities, you ask?   As an Internment/Resettlement Specialist, your duties, will primarily include day-to-day operations in a military confinement/correctional facility or detention/internment facility. […]

G20 case reveals 'largest ever' police spy operation

From CBC News —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Police in riot gear stand guard in front of activists during a protest ahead of the G20 summit in downtown Toronto on June 25, 2010. (Mark Blinch/Reuters) Related Links IN DEPTH: G8 and G20 summits P.O.V.: Are you satisfied with the result of the […]

Indefinite detention provisions are wrong

From the Libertarian Party. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— WASHINGTON – Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle released the following statement today regarding the indefinite detention provisions of Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012. “The Obama administration has already claimed that the president has the authority to kill Americans […]

Is America exceptional? Liberals, conservatives agree — and disagree

From CNN. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– A bird’s-eye view of Washington, in an 1871 illustration. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Belief that America is an exceptional country is widely shared in the U.S. David Lake says it’s become a flashpoint, as conservatives dispute Obama’s belief in it He says liberals believe U.S. is exceptional […]

Occupied America: Senate bill 1867 would allow U.S. military to detain and murder anti-government protesters in American cities

Article by Mike Adams. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– I don’t know if you’re all getting this through your heads yet, but Senate Bill 1867 —the National Defense Authorization Act— would openly “legalize” the U.S. government’s detainment and murder of OWS protesters and the assassination of talk show hosts, bloggers, journalists and […]

Nothing but a Northern Lynching: The Death of Fred Hampton Revisited

Article by Susan Rutberg. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Forty years ago, on December 4, 1969, 21-year-old Fred Hampton, a charismatic leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party, was murdered as he slept in his home on Chicago’s West Side. Shortly before dawn, fourteen armed police officers, ostensibly serving a search warrant, […]

The Polis: Was the Ancient Greek City-State the Greatest Political System Ever?

From Heritage Key. ————————————————————————————————- The Greek City-state, or Polis, is arguably the greatest political system ever created – remarkable given its appearance some 2800 years ago. The Greeks successfully built a system to foster those most elusive of human desires – freedom and equality, and their efforts have […]

Paul Craig Roberts: We have a republican party that is a Gestapo party

Great interview with Roberts on Russia Today. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— There is a bill in the Senate that is attempting to keep torture alive as an interrogation technique. The National Defense Authorization Act is being debated in Congress and if passed, American citizens could be detained without a court hearing […]

Obama unwise to ignore marijuana petition

Article by Ian Huyett. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————— In September 2011, the Obama administration launched “We the People” – a program that allows anyone to submit a petition directly to the White House. The project was ostensibly intended to “make government more open and accountable to its citizens.” A petition is […]

Too many students in college – axe student aid

Article by Ian Huyett. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- In 2001, dictator Robert Mugabe had just run Zimbabwe’s economy into the ground and was desperate for a way to revive it. Observing that those with money tend to be more prosperous than those without, Mugabe decided to simply print enormous sums of […]

Neocon Endorses Repeal of Drug Prohibition

A broken clock is still right twice a day. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Where Ron Paul Is Right The drug war works about as well as prohibition of alcohol did. Five years ago last month, Milton Friedman died at age 94. To the very end, the Nobel Prize–winning economist was astute, […]

International NGOs serve imperialism; Africa needs own independent development organizations

Article by Nosakhare Boadi. —————————————————————————————————————————————————- International non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are global contractors, hired to execute the foreign policies of imperialism. They largely work without questioning the existing social system. Surely they complain about poverty and the suffering of the world’s poor, but most blindly only look to solutions within […]

Stop The Violence Documentary

Watch the trailer. Hat tip to Miles Joyner. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— ZONE 15 PRODUKKIONZ & MR. STEELE PRODUCTIONS LLC have joined forces to produce a documentary titled “Stop The Violence: After The Casket Closes” that finally tells the story from the communities accounts and perspective in an effort to find a […]

The End of Americanism

Thank Lucifer. Alex Kurtagic reviews Pat Buchanan’s new work. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————-Pat Buchanan’s Suicide of a Superpower is an apt follow-up to his 2002 volume, The Death of the West. Although the new book focuses on the United States, it restates and updates the narrative of the older book. It is no coincidence, […]

Not So Epic, Really…

Article by Andy Nowicki. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Like Anders Behring Breivik with a side order of gratiutious profanity, but without the mass murder or the effete Nordic beauty and literary pretensions, Emma West, the “epic tram lady,” has become an instant folk hero to many on the Right. I do […]

A Boob Named Bibi

Jim Goad is obviously the author of this unsigned editorial. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- After soul-shredding millennia of bloodshed and insane sectarian conflict, a small candle of hope finally flickers in the Middle East. That candle’s name is Binyamin Netanyahu, a man who may finally bring the world together. Across every […]

How The U.S. Will Become A 3rd World Country

From Dancing Czars. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- How The U.S. Will Become A 3rd World Country The United States is increasingly similar to a 3rd world county in several ways and is accelerating towards 3rd world status. Economic data indicate a harsh reality that obviates mainstream political debate. The evidence suggests […]

Jerusalem cops make first arrest in ultra-Orthodox wars

Gang warfare Israeli-style. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– An indictment was filed Thursday against a key member of an extremist ultra-Orthodox faction following a “reign of terror” in Jerusalem’s Mea She’arim neighborhood. The indictment of Yosef Meir Hazan was a victory for police in their ongoing war against the Sikarikim, an extremist […]

Why is Anglo Feminism so Virulent?

Article by W. F. Price. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— There’s been some controversy over what exactly is going on with Swedish/Scandinavian feminism, with some claiming that it’s worse than the Anglo version and others claiming that, actually, men have it better over there than in Anglo countries. I tend to favor […]

Twenty Examples of the Obama Administration Assault on Domestic Civil Liberties

Article by Bill Quigley. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- The Obama administration has affirmed, continued and expanded almost all of the draconian domestic civil liberties intrusions pioneered under the Bush administration.  Here are twenty examples of serious assaults on the domestic rights to freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, freedom of association, […]

Classic Murray Bookchin Interview

Watch the video. This is interesting as Bookchin describes how he moved past the classical socialist theory of class exploitation when he realized that the working class had become a middle class, that unions had become status quo institutions, and Marxism simply a new form of statist oppression. […]

The Origins of Political Correctness

Bill Lind’s classic. Doesn’t this sound just like the anti-ATS chorus? The most deadly aspect of Cultural Marxism/Totalitarian Humanism is that it identifies broad categories of human beings that are undefined as evil by virtue of their mere existence as the principal enemy, as opposed to attacking specific […]

The Stark Truth: Interview with John Médaille

All about Distributivism. It’s always seemed to me that the appropriate economic paradigm for anarcho-pluralism/pan-secessionism would be a synthesis of distributivist ideas like John promotes and the ideas of classical libertarian socialism of the kind Larry Gambone has described in detail incorporated into a broader ideological framework of libertarian […]

The Problem With Occupy

Article by Larry Gambone. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— I see Occupy’s situation today as analogous to that of the Civil Rights Movement. As long as they stayed in the South Northern liberals loved them. But when the movement went North and started confronting racism there, it became “Dr. King, you are […]

Newt Gingrich: Scummy as Ever

Article by Alex Pareene. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Newt Gingrich  (Credit: AP) TOPICS:NEWT GINGRICH, 2012 ELECTIONS, REPUBLICAN PARTY, DRUGS The thing reporters always loved about Newt Gingrich — and the thing that led many of them to mistake his free-associative rambling for intellect — is that he will just babble, at length, on any […]

Protecting the Welfare State Is More Important than Ending Mass Murder

So says a liberal writer from Salon. Com.  —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Ron Paul, phony populist (Credit: AP) TOPICS:RON PAUL, 2012 ELECTIONS, POPULISM To me, the epiphany of the most dreadful presidential campaign in history took place in Keene, New Hampshire, last week, when a Ron Paul town meeting was interrupted by some Occupy Wall Street […]

Levin-McCain bill would create a presidential dictatorship

Article by Justin Raimondo. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Buried in the annual defense appropriations bill is a provision that would give the President the power to use the military to intern anyone – including American citizens– indefinitely, and hold them without charges or trial, anywhere in the world,including on American soil. The provision essentially […]

Two Cheers for The Story of Stuff

Article by Kevin Carson. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— If you haven’t watched Annie Leonard’s “The Story of Stuff,” I suggest you do. These videos include detailed examinations of the waste economy, subsidized inefficiency and planned obsolescence. A recent installment, “The Story of Broke,” itemizes wasteful government spending on things like the […]

Cockroach Sam Brownback Scuttles Under Fridge

Article by Kevin Carson. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– First it was Lt. John Pike of the UC Davis police, whose fast draw with the pepper spray relegated him to a lifetime of knowing everyone he interacts with secretly regards him as lower than a tapeworm in Satan’s colon. His nationally viewed […]

The Cost of Israel to Americans

From Veterans Today. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Our uniquely massive support for Israel has cost trillions of dollars and multitudes of lives. It has diminished our moral standing in the world, lessened our domestic freedoms, and exposed us to unnecessary and growing peril. The majority of Americans – as well as our diplomatic and military experts – […]

Justice at Last

Article by Fred Reed. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– Justice at Last by dumpdc Count’em by Fred Reed (Editor’s Note: Here is a somewhat tongue-in-cheek article about how legislation really works. This is the law of unintended consequences…blowback.) The Look Like America bill, originally H.R. 1533, seemed a perfectly ordinary piece of feel-good legislation […]

Lieberman Wants 'Terrorism' Flag on Google Sites

The neocons’ favorite Democrat makes an ass of himself again. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Senator Joe Lieberman’s latest battle is making sure that more things can be branded as terrorism on the Internet. Talking Points Memo obtained a letter written by Lieberman to Google CEO Larry Page requesting that Google implement […]

How to apply Social Credit locally

Article by Francois de Siebenthal.  ————————————————————————————————————————————————– The following is a lecture given by Mr. François de Siebenthal — an economist and Consul General of the Philippines in Switzerland — at our headquarters in Rougemont, Quebec, Canada, on March 2005. Mr. de Siebenthal demonstrated to those present how easy […]

Three Way Fight Responds to ATS

…and then says no to any further dialogue. In some ways, this discussion reminds me of the foreign policy debates between realists and liberal-humanist-universalists. Not coincidentally, the realist George Kennan became a supporter of something resembling pan-secessionism in his final years, whereas supporters of “human rights internationalism” typically […]

Political Society v. Civil Society

Article by Charles Coulombe. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— The latest flap over a Benetton ad campaign is far from the first in that notoriously tasteless company’s history. Obama is shown kissing the President of China, French chief of State Nicolas Sarkozy liplocks with German Kanzlerin Angela Merkel, and the pope swaps spit with some […]

The Black Friday Brawls

Article by Jim Goad. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— This has been the Year of the Vermin. With the Arab Spring, the black flash mobs, the London riots, and the OWS camper babies, we’ve had an eyeful of what “the people” really look like. It ain’t pretty. They don’t look nearly as […]

Forget the Occupy Movement: Why I’m Joining the One Percent

Article by Brian Foley. —————————————————————————————————————————————————- I marched with Occupy Oakland last Saturday, but I’ve had a change of heart. I’m joining the One Percent. The One Percent have fun. They have jobs and money.  Or just money, because when you have a lot of money, you don’t need […]

The “Left” and Libya

Article by Alexander Cockburn. —————————————————————————————————————————————————- The last time we met Michael Bérubé on this site was back in 2007, and he was up to his neck in a rubbish dump, where I’d placed him, in the company of other promoters of the 2003 war on Iraq: where, I […]

Just Another Goldman-Sachs Takeover

Article by Paul Craig Roberts. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— On November 25, two days after a failed German government bond auction in which Germany was unable to sell 35 per cent of its offerings of 10-year bonds, the German finance minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble said that Germany might retreat from its demands […]

The Real Lesson of Iraq

From The New York Times. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Parallels between Iraq’s former nuclear weapons program and the Iranian nuclear program have shaped policy debates for nearly a decade. We are still paying the costs of failing in Iraq. Israel now seems determined to make similar mistakes in Iran.

The Price of Empire

Article by Justin Raimondo. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Is there a single region of the world where the United States government isn’t scheming to grab more control, more influence, and have more of a military presence? In Pakistan, a memo has been unearthed from “President” Zardari to Admiral Mike Mullen, head of the joint chiefs […]

The Battle of the PIGS: The Feds vs SWAT Teams

Ha! Talk about a Heel vs Heel match. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————   Sheriff Threatens Feds With SWAT Team As more people became dissatisfied with federal government controls and land grabs, it was inevitable that local law enforcement would eventually see the bigger picture. At the northern California fairgrounds of Yreka […]

Wanted: Ebonics Translator for Federal DEA Job

From ABC News. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— The U.S. Department of Justice is looking for fluent Ebonics speakers to fill nine drug enforcement jobs, giving merit to a dialect that experts say is often mimicked and little understood. The federal Drug Enforcment Administration translators would work out of the Atlanta field office according to […]

Israel's backers step up efforts to win African-American support

From CNN. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Pastor Michael Stevens at a “Gathering of Solidarity with the State of Israel” event in Brooklyn, New York. November 26th, 2011 10:00 PM ET Share Comments (1,630 comments) Permalink Israel’s backers step up efforts to win African-American support By Heather M. Higgins, CNN Brooklyn, New York (CNN) […]