No excuses! This death was inexcuseable!

LAPD Killing of a 14-Year-Old Girl is an Ugly Illustration of America’s Wars Coming Home

The shooting death by Los Angeles Police of 14-year-old Valentina Orellana-Peralta, who died in a changing room of a Burlington Coat Factory store in a North Hollywood mall while with her mother trying on a dress for her coming 15th birthday celebration, is an atrocity beyond comprehension. I don’t care what kinds of excuses are …

Chilean voters give a new meaning to “This changes everything!”:

Leftist Presidential Candidate’s Landslide Win Promises Clean Sweep of Pinochet’s Fascist Legacy

  Ever since the 9-11 attack on the US, people here had this mantra that 9-11 “changed everything.”  It’s a gross overstatement of course. The country has been moving steadily into becoming a “national security” state since President Harry Truman launched it with the creation of the CIA and the National Security Agency. Since then, …

Written on the day of the UK (US) decision to send Assange to murderers country

Unprecedented Arrests of Military and Police Surveillance Officers in Denmark

This is where the Military Secret Service is housed. Google photo. UPDATED 12/13/2021 Keoge, Denmark —  Four former and current secret surveillance officers for Denmark’s Military Intelligence Service (Forsvars Efterretningstjeneste FE) and the Police Secret Service (Politiets Efterretningstjeneste PET) were arrested for leaking “deeply confidential information”. Three appeared before Copenhagen’s City Court yesterday (December 10). …

The Martian

My sister invited me to an arts festival In her small town in Connecticut. We spent all morning dropping in To open-house studios of local artists. My sister is a potter. We had lunch at her studio. She said, I have to stay here But you should check out the Martian. The who? She laughed. …

Virtually everyone supports Social Security…except Congress:

Defend Socialism in One Demographic!

  In the bizarro world of politics in the United States today, probably the most radical government program that exists — the one most close to a socialist idea that actually works and is popular with the vast majority of Americans — is Social Security. Established in 1936 as a pillar of the hugely popular …

Future campaigns will be about women's rights, not saving or overturning a court ruling

If Roe v. Wade Goes away, So Will Easy Re-Elections for Right-Wing Republicans and Neo-Liberal Democrats

  It’s looking like Trump’s three nominees on the US Supreme Court, joining three other Republican appointees to give that court its largest reactionary majority in memory  is about to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that gave women the right to an abortion. Such a decision in the current case before the High …

CIA 'Reminds you of the glory of the American Experiment'

What Was CIA Role in Kennedy’s Assassination 58 Years Ago? Biden Continues Cover-Up

  JFK’s Revenge: WikiLeaks Referenced JFK In Its Passphrase, Was He Killed By The CIA? (wearechange.org) and JFK-scatterCIAtoWinds.pdf (ratical.org)   My grandmother’s familiar saying was, “Ignorance is bliss”. She had a point, because most “common” people accept this notion as part of their daily reality. They have learned to do so by watching what “their” …