Let’s Compare John Kelly’s Lie About Rep. Frederica Wilson With Reality

Let’s Compare John Kelly’s Lie About Rep. Frederica Wilson With Reality

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly lied on Thursday when he falsely claimed that Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., had loudly boasted about obtaining money for an FBI building in Miami during a dedication ceremony he attended in 2015. [embedded content] We know this for a fact because, on Friday, the South Florida Sun Sentinel […]

In New Ruling, Federal Judge Refuses to Erase Joe Arpaio’s Conviction

In New Ruling, Federal Judge Refuses to Erase Joe Arpaio’s Conviction

A federal judge ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio does not erase his conviction for criminal contempt of court, rejecting arguments from Arpaio and the Department of Justice to vacate all the rulings in his criminal case. “The Court found Defendant guilty of criminal contempt. The President issued the […]

Assessing U.S. Efforts to Counter Hezbollah

Assessing U.S. Efforts to Counter Hezbollah

It’s official. The war train rolls on. The pliable cesspool known as Washington, D.C., is ready to wage war against Hezbollah. What pushed D.C. aboard? The perverse confluence of pressure from the Zionist lobby, Mossad, and the U.S. war industry – all groups whose constituencies will benefit from U.S. action against Hezbollah. [embedded content] Nathan […]

Trump Seeds “Election Integrity” Commission With Voter Suppression Heroes

Taking aim at a “voter fraud” epidemic conjured up with no evidence by Trump to explain his popular vote defeat, his “Election Integrity” commission’s real aim is to provide data and cover for beefed up voter restrictions, and its enormous and willful blind spot is fraud in the computerized counting of votes. by Whitney Webb […]

DEA Whistleblowers Take Down Nominee, Expose Govt’s Role in US Opiate Crisis

Whistleblowers In the same week that he decided that the U.S. opiate epidemic is a “national emergency,” Trump was forced to withdraw his nominee for Drug Czar, when Rep. Tom Marino was recognized as a congressional water-carrier for Big Pharma opiate producers and one who has impeded the effort to battle the epidemic. by Whitney […]

Trump and Netanyahu Walk in Lockstep on Iran

In spite of the fact that the UN International Atomic Energy Agency has certified eight times that Iran is meeting its obligations under the nuclear deal, Trump refused to certify Iran was in compliance, and he has decided the Iran deal is not in the US’s national security interests. Trump is heavily influenced by Israel’s […]

You Can’t End Violence With More Violence: Shifting From Incarceration to Accountability

Our society does not encourage people who harm others to take responsibility for their actions, so there’s no opportunity for transformation, say Mariame Kaba and Shira Hassan, organizers and educators whose work centers on criminalized survivors of violence. To create a society where interpersonal violence is unthinkable, we have to move away from a system […]