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Obamaville: Virginia has Poorhouses, and Scrooge Would be Proud of Them

Naked Capitalism Societies have a funny way of walling off undesirables. Lepers were secluded in lepers’ colonies. Japan is particularly uncomfortable with people who don’t fit cultural norms, such as the mentally ill and the destitute. It was really shocking the first time I saw someone begging in the subways in Tokyo in 1991 because […]

DECLASSIFIED MEMO: Top Military Leaders Wanted 911-Like Event to Shape Public Opinion on Terror-War

by Debbie & William Lewis Take Back Washington It is said that history repeats itself, unless we learn from it. Was the “War on Terrorism” incited by lessons not learned in US History? Some say yes. In March of 1962, the highest-ranking officers of each branch of the military, known more popularly as the Joint […]