North Korea: strange narratives

The political-media elite clearly think ordinary people are completely stupid and totally gullible. Currently they are pushing two mutually exclusive narratives about North Korea. One is that North Korea is run by a dangerous dictator, who has the...

Reflections of the French election

The political pundits are certain that Macron will win the French presidential election. However, they have been just as certain before, repeatedly; and repeatedly they have been proven wrong. In case you have forgotten, you can read about their...

North Korean aggression

Watching CNN I have learnt that North Korea is aggressively moving its country next to US military forces. As a concerned, responsible news agency, CNN demanded that something be done about this aggression.

The Wall, Trump and the Swamp

President Trump is having a little difficulty with Congress. It turns out that the neoliberal, globalist elite do not want his wall and are not prepared to allocate even a billion dollars. No big surprise.   The corporations bought and paid for...

Belief in luck

I do not know of any surveys that have measured how many people believe in luck. However, I suspect the percentage would be very high. I suspect almost everyone believes in luck. This is an extremely depressing reflection on human beings. Believing in...

Comey undermines Russia-gate

The whole Russia hacked the US election for Donald Trump took another hit yesterday. James Comey, the FBI Director, gave evidence to the House Intelligence Committee, which was supposed to keep this absurd story alive. Instead, it did the exact...

The UN mocks women's rights

The United Nations has elected the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia to the Commission on the Status of Women, the agency charged with promoting women's rights. The vote was secret, so I do not know which countries voted for this mockery. It may well be that...

US troops in Somalia

On April 14 President Trump sent US troops to Somalia. The stated objective is to better fight al Shabab.   The corporate media are remarkably incurious about this initiative. As anyone who has read my blog will know, I am in favour of...

Trump, Assange and freedom of speech

It seems the Trump administration is determined to escalate Obama's war on whistleblowers. According to the Washington Post, the mouth-piece of Washington groupthink, anonymous officials are claiming the US is preparing to bring charges against Julian...

CIA and FBI undermine the Russia did it narrative

After months of claiming that WikiLeaks is an agent of Russia, publishing Russian hacked materials to undermine American democracy and get Donald Trump elected, the CIA and the FBI have confirmed that they are looking for an insider for the leak of...

Silly fake news

The corporate media seem determined to destroy the last remaining shreds of their unmerited credibility. The so called journalists are pushing the story that at the White House Easter Egg Roll, President Trump took a child's cap, signed it and then...

Comey, the Trump dossier and FISA

James Comey is an enigma. Last year, despite  overwhelming evidence of criminal wrong doing by Hillary Clinton and members of her staff, he refused to press charges. Yet, at the same time he was using the infamous and obviously fictional so called...

More double standards

On Saturday a jihadi terrorist bombing killed one hundred and twenty-six people, including sixty-eight children. The civilians were being evacuated from Idlib.   The western political-media elite have had little to say about the atrocity....

US ambassador thinks discrimination cause of conflict

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, stated that discrimination and human rights violations lead to destablisation and conflict. According to Ambassador Haley, human rights violations threaten international peace and security. The...

Learning from experience, rather than history

I fear Donald Trump has learnt from his recent experience. I fear he has learnt that he can change the corporate news media narrative from hostile to celebratory by the simple expedient of bombing a foreign land. The corporate news media were...

The failure of journalism

A US led coalition air strike on Deir Ezzor killed hundreds of people, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency. The air strike resulted in a massive cloud of poisonous gas, killing many civilians.   A US led coalition spokesman denied that they...

Stepping towards nuclear war

The Syrian regime change operation was virtually defeated. This was publicly accepted by the US.   Step One   So, on Tuesday, April 4 there is a false flag operation. The jihadis claim the Syrian government unleashed a sarin attack on...

Sean Spicer gaffe

Sean Spicer inadvertantly revealed President Trump's strategy in Syria and the region. He told the White House press corps that Trump's plan was to destablise Syria and the region. He repeated this admission in a subsequent interview with CNN. Yet...

A case of historical amnesia

The Nuremburg Tribunal found Julius Streicher guilty of war crimes. Herr Streicher had not ordered any war crimes nor had he carried out any war crimes. He was neither a soldier nor a politician. He was a journalist. He had provided propaganda...

The elite's love of war

The neoliberal globalist elite that has spent the last two years demonising Donald Trump has suddenly discovered that he is a wonderful president.   The reason for this remarkable change: the illegal bombing of a foreign country. The sight of...

Yet more propaganda

The corporate news media is full of stories claiming that Russia, Iran and Lebanon have threatened the US with aggression. The stories are all the same. And they are fake - blatantly, obviously, patently false.   Russia, Iran and Hezbollah have...

Fake doctor, fake news

In the aftermath of the alleged chemical weapons attack in Idlib, the corporate media were full of a video of a purported doctor treating the casualities. These clips from the video were taken as the justification for President Trump's tomahawk...

MSNBC madness

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell explained the events of the past week in Syria to his viewers. According to Mr O'Donnell, President Putin, concerned about all the negative publicity his puppet, Donald Trump, was being subjected to, instructed President...

A war crime and a strategic error

Last night Donald Trump ordered the bombing of a Syria air base. He said this was in retalitation for the alleged chemical weapons attack in Idlib on Tuesday. According to Trump, it is undisputed that Syria was responsible. Yet, the claim is disputed...

Another false flag operation

The alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria has received a great deal of attention. It has been presented by the west's political-media elites as a war crime committed by Syria and Russia. Yet everything about the story is wrong. In fact, the only...