Politicians & the Doublespeak Dictionary Ever wonder what politicians are really saying? Well wonder no more. With this handy dandy doublespeak dictionary from BoilingFrogsPost.com you can find out what all that hot air is really about!
The 1st Commandment of U.S. Imperial Pursuits: What’s Good for the Goose is NOT Good for the Gander!
The Sheer Joy of Imperial Hubris & One-Way Equations It is time for our government to put aside diplomatic lingo and modified expressions and just state the facts as they see and believe them. It is way past time for our nation to hear it from our government – the BS-free and straight-forward version of […]
“Unlimited power in the hands of psychopaths- My own country truly scares me.” By William Blum It’s not easy being a flag-waving American nationalist. In addition to having to deal with the usual disillusion, anger, and scorn from around the world incited by Washington’s endless bombings and endless wars, the nationalist is assaulted by whistle […]
Imperial Patronage & the Language of Hypocrisy Reading the annual reports of human rights organizations like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch is an interesting exercise in understanding the hypocrisy of Western states: with our media and political focus on the crimes of enemies (Syria, Iran, Russia, etc.), we are able to overlook the crimes […]
The Astounding Hypocrisy of King Obama “We must tell our children about how this evil was allowed to happen — because so many people succumbed to their darkest instincts, and because so many others stood silent.” – Barack Obama When President Obama spoke those words at the Holocaust Memorial Museum last Monday, he was referring […]
Former AG Mukasey on Terrorist Organization MEK Payroll By Coleen Rowley Dear Department of Justice and Department of Treasury Officials: We might have just helped you bag another material supporter of terrorism this week! And you’ll never believe who the culprit is! We were even able to tape record some of his own damning admissions! […]
A Masterpiece of Propaganda with the Real Goal of Getting Rid of the BDP Kurdish Party By Dr. Aland Mizell In his latest speech broadcast on the Herkul.org website, Fethullah Gülen commented on his grief over the deaths of the security members during the PKK attacks in the country‘s Southeast region. He was disappointed that […]
Every Single Person, Every Voice & Every Signature Counts Have you ever pulled over your car on a highway shoulder to be a Good Samaritan and help a driver of a broken car desperately in need of assistance? Have you done it despite the heavy traffic, and a remaining long commute to get home after […]
Blowing the Whistle on Those Who Falsely Claimed to Act on our Behalf By Julia Davis In response to the petition from numerous groups and whistleblowers, Danielle Brian of the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) authored a blog on POGO’s website. While POGO’s response doesn’t contain any earth-shattering revelations, some of the attempts to justify […]
POGO : Obama Deserves Transparency Award &“ has achieved more openness than any other recent president!”
Project on Government Oversight Refuses to Take Back Obama Transparency Award In a very wordy, hollow words that is, public response, Danielle Brian of Project on Government Oversight (POGO) not only adamantly declines to rescind Obama’s Transparency Award given to him in secrecy, but she actually praises the President as one who has achieved more […]
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Tell POGO, OMB Watch, the National Security Archive, Open the Government.Org, and the Reporters Committee to publicly take back their Transparency Award to President Obama The following petition was co-written by Coleen Rowley and me, and has been backed by more than 25 government whistleblowers and over 20 organizations. Awarding the worst president in US […]
Escobar Brilliantly Summarizes Obama’s New Middle East Policy Pepe Escobar had another brilliant piece on Obama’s recent Middle East speech, and as always he is on the money: So to make a story short, here’s a concise New Middle East Obama policy. We support “our” bastards (dictators) who are sophisticated enough to beat, arrest and […]
Turkey Is the Country with the Most Imprisoned Journalists Uzbekistan boils activists: we are okay with it. Heck, we even support ‘the Boilers. ’Azerbaijan tortures and murders journalists and activists: we are totally fine with it; in fact, we consider them our great ally . When Syria engages in human rights violations, we call them […]