In Syria, US Rejects Russia Call to Name al-Qaeda Allies ‘Terrorist’

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute April 29, 2016   In Syria, US Rejects Russia Call to Name al-Qaeda Allies ‘Terrorist’     The total muddle that is US policy toward Syria continues to astonish. This week we saw the spectacle of a State Department Spokesman telling us that President Obama’s promise to not put US […]

In Syria, US Rejects Russia Call to Name al-Qaeda Allies 'Terrorist'

The West’s Terrorist “Catch and Release” Program

The West’s Terrorist “Catch and Release” Program

By Tony Cartalucci New Eastern Outlook April 14, 2016   The West’s Terrorist “Catch and Release” Program   Virtually every suspect involved in recent Brussels bombing had been tracked, arrested, in custody – either by European security agencies or the agencies of their allies – but inexplicably released and allowed to carry out both the […]

Media’s Blind Spot on War’s Victims and Blowback

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute March 28, 2016   Media’s Blind Spot on War’s Victims and Blowback     Over at The Intercept, journalist Glenn Greenwald has written a powerful and insightful examination of how media provides Americans with many details regarding the deaths and suffering caused by terrorist attacks in “western” nations but […]

Media’s Blind Spot on War’s Victims and Blowback


Does Fear Lead to Fascism? A Culture of Fear and the Epigenetics of Terror

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 10, 2015   Does Fear Lead to Fascism? A Culture of Fear and the Epigenetics of Terror     “No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.”—Edward R. Murrow, broadcast journalist America is in the midst of an epidemic of historic proportions. […]

Untangling Justice: The case of Aaron Swartz

By Kathy Gill Commentary: I spent much of Saturday trying to reconcile two very different approaches to justice meted out by the Obama Administration. The first is old (mid-December) news: British bank HSBC launders money for at least a decade and is fined four weeks earnings. I learned about it Friday from The Daily Show. […]

Vote for Liberty in Tennessee, vote Courtney Rogers

Lt. Col. Courtney Rogers On Liberty https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NAJUgZ4w_co#! Candidate for the Tennessee State House of Representatives (45th District), Lt. Col. (Ret) Courtney Rogers speaks at the 2012 Robertson County Reagan Day Dinner on God & Liberty. Lt. Col. Courtney Rogers needs our help to defeat Debra Maggart, the politician who helped defeat all of the legislation […]

U.S. Drone Policy: Standing Near Terrorists Makes You A Terrorist

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com By Radley Balko “It in effect counts all military-age males in a strike zone as combatants, according to several administration officials, unless there is explicit intelligence posthumously proving them innocent,” the Times reports. “Counterterrorism officials insist this approach is one of simple logic: people in an area of known terrorist activity, or found […]

Catholic Priest Removed Over Sex Abuse Allegations is Now a TSA Supervisor

Source: http://theintelhub.com By Madison Ruppert Surprisingly, a local mainstream media outlet in Philadelphia has conducted an investigation uncovering a quite disturbing history behind a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) supervisor named Thomas Harkins. While this isn’t entirely flabbergasting given that an illegal alien worked as a security supervisor at an airport for decades and airport employees […]

The missiles next door: Rooftop London bases to protect Olympics

Source: http://rt.com An aerial view of the Olympic Park in London showing the Olympic Stadium (C) and the Orbit (AFP Photo / London 2012 / Anthony Charlton)   London residents were startled to discover that their housing complex was to be used as a military base to lodge a missile system. The UK Defense Ministry […]

African Union force steps up hunt for Joseph Kony

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk A military force set up by the African Union to hunt down fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony is being launched in South Sudan. The AU says the 5,000-strong force will exist for as long as it takes to capture or kill Mr Kony. His Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is accused of rape, mutilation, […]

International push to end Syria crisis stalls

Source: http://xfinity.comcast.net By BEN HUBBARD and ZEINA KARAM, AP BEIRUT — An international push to end Syria’s conflict stalled Sunday as U.N. envoy Kofi Annan left Damascus without a cease-fire and President Bashar Assad’s forces pounded opposition areas and clashed with rebels throughout the country. Western and Arab powers are struggling for ways to stem […]

Sen. Rand Paul Blocked from Flight for Refusing TSA Groping

Source: http://www.thenewamerican.com Written by Alex Newman U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) missed a flight to Washington, D.C., this morning after being detained by screeners with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for refusing a full-body pat-down, his staff said. The incident happened at the Nashville, Tennessee, airport when a so-called “naked-body scanner” found some sort of […]

Federal Government Takes Final Step to Suspend Constitution

http://RTR.org | In what can only be considered a tragic irony, the U.S. Senate passed out of the final conference committee the controversial National Defense Authorization Act of 2012, coinciding with the 220th Anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights. Section 1031 of the National Defense Authorization Act otherwise known as the NDAA, […]

Indefinite Detention of American Citizens: Coming Soon to Battlefield U.S.A.

Source: http://www.rollingstone.com There’s some disturbing rhetoric flying around in the debate over the National Defense Authorization Act, which among other things contains passages that a) officially codify the already-accepted practice of indefinite detention of “terrorist” suspects, and b) transfer the responsibility for such detentions exclusively to the military. The fact that there’s been only some […]