They don’t just get more, they bribe politician to let them keep it:

The Rich are Different — Richer than Us and Far Greedier

  F, Scott Fitzgerald is famously said to have once remarked to his pal Ernest Hemingway, “The rich are different from you and me, Ernest,” to which Hemingway is said to have replied, “Yes, they have more money.” Fitzgerald had it right. Particularly these days, when the wealthiest people in the US are not millionaires, …

We still don’t know the story of what happened and why

9/11: The ‘Day That Changed Everything’

            On the evening of September 10, 2001, New York Police Officer Adam Hernandez was on patrol in his Greenwich Village precinct when he saw a man smashing car windows with a hammer. It was a random act of violence by an apparently mentally unstable person.             Officer Hernandez went …

Climate Crisis Chronicle #1:

Cat 4 and 5 Hurricanes, Tornados Where They Haven’t Been, and Rising Temps Ahead Bode More of the Same

An unprecedented EF-3 tornado, powered by the remains of Hurricane Ida, ripped through Upper Dublin PA and neighboring Horsham for 20 long, destructive minutes.   My township of Upper Dublin, located about 12 miles north of Philadelphia, got clobbered by Hurricane Ida, but what’s strange about that is we’re located 1100 miles, as the crow …

Kids die last as Biden plays tough guy:

Humbled US Leaves Chaos and Mass Murder While Fleeing Afghanistan

  America’s last days in Afghanistan offered a sickening display of all that was wrong with the $2.3-trillion, 20-year failed attempt by a blundering, self-congratulatory but decaying empire to have its way in a place it neither really cared about at all, nor understood in the least. First there was a catastrophic but predictable attack …

Lessons go unlearned again:

Why Did the Afghan Army Fold So Fast? Because They had Nothing to Fight For

  American pundits, politicians and Pentagon apologists are all casting about trying to find the reason why the Afghanistan military, supposedly 300,000 trained people in uniform and supplied with over $83 billion in US weaponry including ground attack planes and helicopters, folded like an old deck of used cards in two weeks’ time confronted by …

20 years of war finally end in Kabul without a bang:

Biden Could Have Spared Afghanistan and US 6 Months of Pointless War by Just Ending It

  There are two things I suppose everyone would agree are true about the remarkable events of the past several weeks in Afghanistan. One is that we are witnessing the latest  major loss in a string of wars and “incursions” that the US has lost since the end of World War II. The other is …

Petulance as foreign policy:

Bomber Biden Sends in B-52 Bombers in a Tantrum over Taliban Advance

  In what can only be called a criminal and murderous tantrum by a loser, the United States, on the order of President Joe Biden, has begun dispatching B-52 Stratofortress bombers and AC-130 fixed-wing gunships equipped with large Gatling machine guns and a cannon to carpet-bomb and perpetrate mass killing on Taliban forces surging to …

From PBS's Syndicated Program 'White House Chronicle':

Dave Lindorff Discusses his Nation Article on Coastal Dumps Threatened by Rising Seas

  Veteran journalist and editor Lewellyn King, and colleague Linda Gasparello, co-hosts of the PBS syndicated program “White House Chronicle,” interview author/journalist/film producer Dave Lindorff about his latest article in the Nation magazine on the threat to facing tens of thousands of landfills sited along the three coasts of the United States, where they are …

Tens of thousands of dumps line the US coastlines, most sitting at or near sea level

Coastal Landfills Are No Match for Rising Seas

  Fae Saulenas knows that before long she’ll have to abandon the place she’s called home for decades. Nestled by a coastal wetland north of Boston called the Rumney Marsh Reservation, her house is a short walk from the Atlantic Ocean. In recent years, thanks in part to the climate emergency, king tides and storm surges …