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John Perkins – The Deeper, Darker Meaning Behind Not Closing Guantánamo

The other night on John Oliver’s HBO program, I saw a funny montage of President Obama repeatedly stating his intention to close Guantanamo. In the beginning, the youthful president was unequivocal. But with each successive news clip—and as his hair became increasingly grayer—Mr. Obama became less emphatic. He was practically conciliatory in his last public statement about closing the offshore …

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Stephen Lendman – Donald Trump – A Fascist Lunatic Representing America’s Dark Side

Trump is one of 14 Republican presidential aspirants – fascist lunatics representing America’s dark side. They’re in lockstep with their Democrat opponents, supporting endless wars of aggression, corporate interests over popular ones, Israel’s killing machine, and harsh crackdowns on nonbelievers. It’s hard deciding who’s more over-the-top and dangerous to world peace than others. For sure, Trump is the most outrageously …