Chuck Spinney: Good-Bye Checks & Balances

Chuck Spinney

Chuck Spinney

Flush With Cash; Running on Empty (V)

Message of the 2016 Election: Goodbye Checks and Balances for Controlling Defense Spending

Phi Beta Iota: Neither Trump nor Clinton have a clue — they are all mouth and no brain — or ethics — on the subject of national defense. Chuck, and the National Interest article he points to, are the real deal.

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Jul 6

Eagle: Chris Hedges on Con vs. Con

300 Million Talons...

300 Million Talons…

Con vs. Con By Chris Hedges

The battle between a bankrupt liberal class and the left will color the remainder of the presidential race. What is predictable, and sad, is that so many self-identified progressives and their organizations will once again serve as the pawns of neoliberalism. They will practice censorship. Progressive sites in the primaries refused to reprint columns by critics such as Paul Street, who did not see Sanders as the new political messiah. And as we move closer and closer to the election, these sites will become ever more hostile to the left and ever more craven in their defense of Clinton.

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Jul 6

Graphic: US Ignorance & US Television

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Jun 21