Expanding Mind – Cross Cultural Qawwali – 05.11.17

North American Qawwali musician Tahir Faridi Qawwal talks about sacred improvisation, the mystic bliss of qawwali music, breaking into tradition, and building bridges between East and West with his group Fanna-Fi-Allah.  Download this episode (right click and save)


Possible Pentagon destruction of evidence in NSA leak case probed BY MARISA TAYLOR

Two government watchdog agencies are investigating whether the Pentagon inspector general destroyed evidence improperly during the high-profile leak investigation of former National Security Agency senior official Thomas Drake. The Justice Department acknowledged the probes in a letter last week to a federal magistrate judge who recently received the allegations from Drake’s lawyers. The judge is determining whether she should take further …


Obama Is More Hostile Towards The Press Than Any President In History

A brand new Politico poll of White House correspondents finds: (1) 65% of reporters say that Obama is the least press-friendly president they’ve ever seen (2) 78% of White House reporters believe “President Obama dislikes the press” (3) 63% of the reporters have literally never asked Obama a question at any press conference (4) 58% say they’ve never spoken to anyone …

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Hillary Clinton: Elitist, Imperialist, Politician Extraordinaire – ROBERT FANTINA

The Democratic Party continues its illicit love affair with presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, when asked about then Senator Clinton’s vote authorizing President George Bush’s disastrous and murderous invasion of Iraq, said this: “Elections are about the future. They’re not about what happened 13 years ago. They’re about the future, and that’s really what people want …

Former Pinochet Officer, Investigated for Torture and Murder, Taught at Pentagon

‘His hiring undermines our moral authority on both human rights and in the war on terror,’ says former intelligence officer Nadia Prupis A former member of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet’s brutal regime taught at the Pentagon’s top university for 13 years, despite repeated complaints from his colleagues about his past as a torturer and murderer of political dissidents in the …