John Cleese: ‘Syria and Alert to threats in Europe’

John Cleese | A masterpiece in prose revisited…

In The Face of Tragedy What We Focus On Will Define Priorities, Expand Consciousness

Waking Times When we hear mainstream news reporting on violent tragedies at home or overseas, why is the only focus on the act itself and its perpetrator(s)? Especially for those incidents where many pass on– why do we not place a greater importance in remembering those who gave their lives so we could learn, rather […]

‘Useless, useless, useless’: the Palestinian verdict on Tony Blair

Former Prime Minister’s role as representative of Middle East Quartet comes in for fiercest criticism MATTHEW KALMAN The Independent  Dec 17, 2012  Palestinian officials say Tony Blair shouldn’t take it personally, but he should pack up his desk at the Office of the Quartet Representative in Jerusalem and go home. They say his job, and […]

FOR THE RECORD: RON PAUL’S FINAL SPEECH IN CONGRESS – HE WAS RIGHT.

Ron Paul was someone who has helped pave the way for those who choose the path of liberty. He is someone to aspire to and has been a rare role model in a politic desert dominated by self and special interests.  “It’s amazing, and honestly terrifying, that we had a man like this running for […]

FILM: ‘ERITREA – A NATION IN ISOLATION’

Watch this stunning documentary – as this film crew gets exclusive access to the most isolated country in Africa, which has been victorious in recent wars against not one but two superpowers. Visits to the key historical sites of a nation with a 1,200 km Red Sea coastline across from Yemen and Saudi Arabia, and […]

Will the ‘Star Wars’ narrative change now that Disney has bought LucasFilm?

‘Why the Old ‘Star Wars’ Formula Can’t Work in the War-on-Terror Era’ D.B. Grady The Atlantic To connect with a new audience, Star Wars needs to catch up with the modern political zeitgeist… The unexpected news of Disney acquiring Lucasfilm and the plans to continue Star Wars are worth some consideration. The Atlantic’s Spencer Kornhaber […]

Boeing Successfully Tests Microwave Missile That Takes Out Electronic Targets

CBS local AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (CBS St. Louis) — Boeing successfully tests a new missile that can take out electronic targets with little collateral damage. The aerospace company tested the microwave missile last week on a two-story building on the Utah Test and Training Range where computers and electronic systems were turned on to gauge […]

Protesters Dressed as Nazis parade through an Athens ruled by Brussels banksters, giving Nobel Peace Prize to EU is beyond satire

Editor’s Note: The Nobel Peace Prize has been a ridiculous joke for a number of years now – most notably when the elite committee awarded Barrack Obama the prize in 2009 before he even got started as President (they claimed it was to ‘encourage him’ to deserve their pre-award), but it’s latest gaff has signaled […]

Hugo Chavez Defeats Henrique Capriles in Venezuela Election

Juan Forero Washington Post CARACAS, Venezuela — Fighting for his political life, President Hugo Chavez overcame a vigorous challenge by Henrique Capriles in Sunday’s presidential election, receiving another six-year term that will give the populist firebrand the opportunity to complete the consolidation of what he calls 21st century socialism in one of the world’s great […]

Our “Independent” Dependence: Why Romney’s Plan Doesn’t Add Up

Editor’s Note: The energy policy debate is always front and centre in the run-up to any US Presidential election. Indeed, Mitt Romney will pander to Big Oil as patronage for their promise to help put him in power. But it’s clear in 2012 that fossil fuel strategies still shape US foreign policy, but now need […]