The US security state and MIC have brought us to bankruptcy, the start of World War III and now to the brink of atomic war on European soil.
Instead of a virtuous self-correcting system, which generates more goods and services, the parasitical classes grow and prosper.
After watching US imperialism in action close up for the last thirty years I shouldn’t be surprised or shocked by anything any more.
It’s not about money or comfort. It’s about power. Some people are sociopathic and what they require from life is neither happiness or joy.
Porton Down and the Skripals were part of a long game: events like this are is how you condition a population to respond like Pavlov’s dogs.
Images will no longer do. Too banal. The penetrating step is in words. To make us feel again the pulse of a mind.
Imagine what would happen if China arrested Tim Cook or Ivana Trump? That’s what the morons in Canada did when they snatched Meng Wanzhou.
There’s been another white phosphorus attack by the United States or allies in Syria, yesterday, on the town of Hajin. This was closely preceded by John Bolton’s announcement that the USA and its armed forces are immune to international law. An interesting co-incidence. Alas, it’s not the first or only US deployment of the illegal white phosphorus munition in Syria.
Given the lack of American respect for the rule of law, Thom Paine asks why Russia has not aided and abbeted Syria and/or Iran in the acquisition of nuclear weapons.