UK Prime Minister David Cameron, presently on vacation, faced calls, Tuesday, from a former Army Chief of Staff for the UK Parliament to be recalled to discuss the growing crisis in Iraq. Former head of the British Army, General Sir Richard Dannatt, interviewed on BBC, urged Premier Cameron rethink the UK’s declared policy of “no boots on the ground” in Iraq with a view to providing training to Ku
By Robert Myles on Aug 20, 2014
Embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrived in Israel Wednesday under the darkening cloud of a federal investigation back in Albany into his Nixonian administration. Cuomo said he wanted to show solidarity with Israel, yet the timing is suspect since the country is engaged in an extensive military operation in the Palestinian Gaza region. As Cuomo left there were growing calls throughout New York
By Paul Jesep on Aug 19, 2014
The Missouri chapter of Ku Klux Klan is now adding an even more volatile element to the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, fundraising for police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown Aug. 9 in Ferguson. The Klan's fundraising page not only calls Wilson a “hero,” but also blogs that, “We need more white cops who are anti-Zog and willing to put Jewish controlled
By Herbert Dyer, Jr. on Aug 19, 2014
The Georgia senate race between David Perdue, the cousin of Sonny Perdue, Georgia first’s Republican governor in more than 100 years, and Michelle Nunn, the daughter of former Democratic United States Sen. Sam Nunn, is shaping up to be a banal “Punch and Judy Show.” To be sure there are attack ads, but since neither candidate has a public political record there is not much mud to plaster across th
By Harold Michael Harvey, JD on Aug 18, 2014
The Trans Pacific Partnership appears to be turning international friends into foes as the secretive trade deal talks progress. Last month, US lawmakers threatened to boot Japan and Canada out of the talks if they refused to “drop all barriers to farm imports,” Reuters reported. But there are other issues causing problems for participating countries. Among the latest points of contention is a “No
By Maryann Tobin on Aug 18, 2014
On Friday, in Santa Monica, California, singing sensation John Legend appeared at a private concert where he was asked about the upheaval in Ferguson, Missouri. Because there is very little that the mostly white owners and producers of American music studios and record labels can do to him, Legend did not bite his tongue. His responses were direct and to the point – and painfully truthful: “Black
By Herbert Dyer, Jr. on Aug 17, 2014
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