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Bernie Can Pay For His Agenda by Cutting Defense

Bernie Can Pay For His Agenda by Cutting Defense

Skewed News — Late last year, I interviewed Bernie Sanders while working on my biography “Bernie.” I asked him if he planned to reduce the defense budget if elected president. “We will take a hard look at that,” he told me, agreeing that there’s an awful lot of bloat in America’s military spending that ought to be cut. Why doesn’t […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Economy, Politics, War
After the Paris Attacks, France Is Turning as Stupid as America

After the Paris Attacks, France Is Turning as Stupid as America

Skewed News — Now it’s France’s turn to become stupid. Throughout and beyond America’s dark post-9/11 decade, while Bush and Wolfowitz and Cheney and Rumsfeld exploited the attacks on New York and Washington to launch the perpetual “global war on terror,” and Congress turned over billions to expand the NSA’s surveillance apparatus into the Orwellian police state we learned about […]

by · November 18, 2015 · 3 comments · Politics, War
2 Points About Paris: The Attackers’ Motives Are Crystal Clear. There’s Nothing New Here.

2 Points About Paris: The Attackers’ Motives Are Crystal Clear. There’s Nothing New Here.

Skewed News — “It’s for Syria!” shouted one of the masked gunmen at his victims in Paris’ Le Bataclan theater. “What are you doing in Syria? You’re going to pay now,” another attacker explained. ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) has claimed responsibility in a communiqué called yesterday’s attacks in the French capital “the first of the storm” and […]

by · November 14, 2015 · 18 comments · Editorial, Politics, War