What Obama Knows By Fidel Castro May 01, 2012 “Information Clearing House” – The most demolishing article I have seen nowadays about Latin America was written by Renán Vega Cantor, full professor at the National Pedagogical University of Bogotá, which was published three days ago by the website ‘Rebelión’ under the title Rebelión’ under the title “Ecos de [...]
Obama arms dealer
Obama turns super-hawk Stealing George W Bush’s playbook, Obama has decided to repackage himself as a tough guy in the war against terror.
Obama’s economic policies have failed to create jobs or a recovery because “he banked on the banks” [GALLO/GETTY] New York, NY - Back in the last Century, when Bill Clinton was running for re-election in the “permanent campaign” he, with the advice of the smarmy Dick Morris chose to co-opt Republican positions to pre-empt their using [...]
By David Model (about the author) opednews.com This page has been pointing out the terror tactics involved in Drone warfare for quite some time. Obama is possibly the worst Presient the US has produced. The electoral system there is corrupt and simply a plaything for the elite and their money backed up by ruthless media propaganda. [...]
Barack Obama was recorded saying he would have more “flexibility” after November’s election Continue reading the main story Related Stories Russia in Europe missile threat Obama reaffirms ties with Poland Sarkozy exposed by Israel gaffe TV cameras have recorded US President Barack Obama making unguarded comments with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Mr Obama said he [...]
By Alister Bull and Matt Spetalnick Obama to China: Help rein in North Korea Related News North Korea will achieve nothing from rocket launch: Obama 6:46am EDT Obama scans tense Korean DMZ, North mourns Kim Jong-il 5:58am EDT Obama says still time for diplomacy with Iran 5:35am EDT North Korea meetings set to boost young leader’s power Sat, [...]
Best of TomDispatch: Michelle Alexander, The Age of Obama as a Racial Nightmare Posted by Michelle Alexander at 6:52pm, March 25, 2012. [Note for TomDispatch Readers: Tom Engelhardt is away for several more days. He may not be answering emails until week’s end. But TomDispatch marches on with an updated TD classic, [...]
The dangers of reporting the ‘war on terror’ We look at Obama’s role in the continued imprisonment of a Yemeni journalist and the issues behind it.
Let me say from the very beginning that we at Black Agenda Report do not think that Barack Obama is the Lesser Evil. He is the more Effective Evil.
No matter how much evil Barack Obama actually accomplishes during his presidency, people that call themselves leftists insist on dubbing him the Lesser Evil. Not only is Obama not given proper credit for out-evil-ing George Bush, domestically and internationally, but the First Black President is awarded positive grades for his intentions versus the [...]
Obama Declares War on Iraq an Honorable Success 2 Weeks Early for April Fool’s Day By David Swanson http://warisacrime.org/content/obama-declares-war-iraq-honorable-success-2-weeks-early-april-fools-day President Proclaims ‘National Day of Honor’ American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, March 19, 2012 – On the ninth anniversary of U.S. forces moving into Iraq, President Barack Obama has proclaimed today [...]
Do you want your son, daughter, husband or any other family member to die for ‘concerns about unspecified activities” Netanyahu and Obama need them for canon fodder
Iran recently unveiled what it described as ‘very big new achievements’ in nuclear science [Reuters] Iran has tripled its monthly production of higher-grade enriched uranium and the UN nuclear watchdog has “serious concerns” about possible military dimensions to the country’s atomic activities, the agency’s chief says. Yukiya Amano, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency [...]
State of the Union: Will the US be saved by its military? Obama’s praise for the American military complex is misleading and potentially dangerous, writes the author.
“A State of the Union address, with the entire military leadership staring at you from the floor of the Congress, is not the easiest place for a President to speak truth to power,” writes LeVine [GALLO/GETTY] Irvine, CA - How do you judge a State of the Union speech that begins with a lie? There was any number [...]
State Of The Union: President Obama Blames Congress for Inaction on Climate Change, While Calling for Increase in Fossil Fuel Production
State Of The Union: President Obama Blames Congress for Inaction on Climate Change, While Calling for Increase in Fossil Fuel Production Here’s the problem with Obama’s “all-of-the-above” energy strategy. January 25, 2012 | link to article http://www.alternet.org/story/153889/state_of_the_union%3A_president_obama_blames_congress_for_inaction_on_climate_change%2C_while_calling_for_increase_in_fossil_fuel_production?page=entire President Barack Obama delivered a State of the Union address that aggressively defended his successful work to save [...]
Noam Chomsky chooses Obama over GOPs as 2012 President Noam Chomsky has said, “I’m not a great enthusiast for Obama, as you know, from way back, but at least he’s somewhere in the real world.” He stated that the 2012 candidates are “Off the International Spectrum of Sane Behavior.” The extended view [...]
The State of Obama’s 2008 Promises By David Swanson http://warisacrime.org/content/state-obamas-2008-promises Presidential candidate Barack Obama won the Democratic primary last time around largely on the strength of his extremely limited and inconsistent opposition to the war on Iraq. Then he chose as his running mate Senator Joe Biden, a man who [...]
Barack Obama’s presidency, three years on – is it time to give up hope? He promised radical change, a new kind of politics. Many one-time believers now say he has no stomach for a fight
Barack Obama with his wife, Michelle, at the White House in December 2011. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images Three years ago to the day, Barack Hussein Obama stood before a crowd shivering in the frigid January air and took the oath of office that made him the 44th president of the United States. By some estimates, there [...]
Taliban peace talks ‘at risk’ as Obama stalls on Guantánamo Europeans fear US failing to appreciate ‘game-changing’ offer could prompt Afghan ceasefire ‘as early as 2012′
Ex-Taliban militants surrender under a US-backed Afghan amnesty in Herat. Peace moves with the Taliban appear to have stalled over the transfer of Guantánamo prisoners. Photograph: Jalil Rezayee/EPA You may wonder just how obvious it has become that Guantanamo is set to be the place where those against the idea of endless war to support [...]
The News of Empire Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 “Mr. Obama and his senior national security advisers have sought to reassure allies and answer critics, including many Republicans, that the United States will not abandon its commitments in the Persian Gulf even as it winds down the war in Iraq and looks [...]
Billions in Military Dollars Disappear Into Black Hole Quest for the ‘Perfect Radio’ Continues With No Serious Progress by Jason Ditz
Billions in Military Dollars Disappear Into Black Hole Quest for the ‘Perfect Radio’ Continues With No Serious Progress by Jason Ditz, January 10, 2012 | Print This | Share This | Antiwar Forum The US military spends hundreds of billions of dollars on “new” technology for the American war machine, [...]
Czar Barack The candidate who criticized Bush-Cheney became the president who continued their legacy Article by Steve Chapman
Czar Barack The candidate who criticized Bush-Cheney became the president who continued their legacy Steve Chapman | January 5, 2012 Back in 2007, when Barack Obama was running for president, a mildly surprising bit of news emerged: He and Dick Cheney were eighth cousins. Today, though, it appears that report was wrong. [...]
Many of the key points in President Obama’s new blueprint for the next decade of U.S. defense strategy are straightforward. More spy gear; more special forces; fewer land wars; Asia, Asia, Asia. Whatever you think of the merits of those points, at least they’re internally consistent. Others… not so much. Sometimes the analysis in [...]
Obama Spins ‘New’ Global Military Strategy as Massive Change ‘Leaner’ Military Will Keep Costing More
AP / Gerald Herbert President Barack Obama talks with Saudi King Abdullah in 2009. Following a recent visit to Australia and arms sales here together with a renewed commitment (substitute “offensive) in Asia the term “arms dealer” is extremely apt when describing Obama who already excels as a warmonger. How those who put so much [...]