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The Gary Null Show – 11.25.15

Ray McGovern served as an Army intelligence officer and a CIA analyst under 7 presidential administration, from the John F. Kennedy White House to that of George H. W. Bush. Among his duties was preparing the President’s Daily Brief, which was a one-on-one to President Ronald Reagan’s most senior national security advisers. He was responsible for the analysis of Soviet intelligence regarding Vietnam and at one time served as the Assistant National Intelligence Officer for Western Europe. Since retiring from government service, Ray has been a vocal peace activist and journalist and helped create Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) to expose the way intelligence was falsified to “justify” war on Iraq. Ray’s opinion pieces appear in many leading newspapers here and abroad. He holds degrees in theology and philosophy from Fordham University, an MA in Russian History, is a graduate from Harvard Business School and has a certificate of theology from Georgetown University. His website is RayMcGovern.com and more of his writings can be found on ConsortiumNews.com

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Tom Carter – A blueprint for total war and military dictatorship

The new US Department of Defense Law of War Manual is essentially a guidebook for violating international and domestic law and committing war crimes. The 1,165-page document, dated June 2015 and recently made available online, is not a statement of existing law as much as a compendium of what the Pentagon wishes the law to be. According to the manual, …

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WHY AMERICANS SHOULD CLOSELY WATCH UNFOLDING EVENTS IN GUATEMALA, PART 2

ESSAY Guatemala’s current situation and tragic history can be traced back to the CIA-led coup in 1954 that ousted the democratically elected government of President Jacobo Arbenz and installed the military dictator Carlos Armas. Arbenz was an advocate for land reform and was loved by the poor. The wealthy hated him. And when the CIA couldn’t bribe him, they ousted …

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Jimmy Chin – Foreigners Could Hack US Elections, Experts Say

What if a foreign head of state had the power to handpick our next President? It sounds like the plot of a movie, but it actually might be in the realm of possibility. Most people take our elections for granted. The few who don’t often suspect that one party might be trying to steal votes from the other. But they …

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Kate Aronoff – Obama’s climate plan won’t save the planet, but it’s the result of a movement that will

In Thursday’s marathon prime-time Republican debates, climate change was not at the top of the agenda. Aside from a few mentions of “the energy revolution,” a buried and affirmative reference to the Keystone XL pipeline, and some broad-strokes jabs at regulation, the GOP’s candidates for president — with the help from the Fox News moderators — stuck to more familiar …

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Pam Martens & Russ Martens – New York Times Pushes False Narrative on the Wall Street Crash of 2008

William D. Cohan has joined Paul Krugman and Andrew Ross Sorkin at the New York Times in pushing the patently false narrative that the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act in 1999 had next to nothing to do with the epic Wall Street collapse of 2008 and the greatest economic calamity since the Great Depression. (See related articles on Krugman and …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – WHY HILLARY CAN’T WIN—PART 3 – 07.28.15

For the third and final show of this series we’re again joined by world-renown election protection expert BOB FITRAKIS to discuss what we can expect in the presidential and other elections of 2016. The answer is clear:  we can expect the unexpected. In particular, given the fact that the nation’s electronic voting machines—and thus the ultimate vote count—are in the …

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Greg Richter – Trump: I Would Consider Palin for Post in My Administration

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he would consider former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for his administration if he wins the White House. Appearing Monday on   “The Palin Update with Kevin Scholla” on Mama Grizzly Radio,  Trump was asked whether he might seek Palin’s advice as president, or even have her in his administration in an official capacity. “I’d love …

Donald Trump Is Fox News Incarnate. Why Republicans can’t disown their presidential frontrunner By Elspeth Reeve

Several media companies are struggling with how to deal with Donald Trump. He can’t be ignored on ideological grounds—many actual elected Republicans have said far worse things about undocumented immigrants. He can’t be ignored because of paperwork, because for once he filed with the Federal Elections Commission. So now some news outlets, from The Huffington Post to The Wall Street …