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Laws to Penalize Drug Lords Being Turned on the Innocent

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 3:26 pm | Sherwood Ross

State “civil-forfeiture”(CF) laws aimed at drug kingpins are being twisted to confiscate the property of people “never charged with a crime,” The New Yorker magazine (August 12) asserts. More >>

Pacifist Terms Obama "Force for Destruction"

Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 6:24 pm | Sherwood Ross

Overall, President Obama has been “a force for destruction” who has “advanced inequality, wealth concentration, deportations, imprisonments, and the de-funding of basic services in order to fund banks, billionaires, and bombers,” distinguished ... More >>

Drone Strikes Fuelling Fear in the Middle East

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 12:35 pm | Sherwood Ross

U.S. drone strikes are creating cadres of anti-American fighters, furious over the killing and wounding of thousands of civilians. Far from the drone attacks being “on a very tight leash,” as President Obama claimed, they have generated widespread ... More >>

Obama’s Ties to CIA May Explain His Totalitarian Views

Friday, 3 May 2013, 5:09 pm | Sherwood Ross

In a recent interview, Noam Chomsky said he never expected much of President Obama, adding, ”The one thing that did surprise me is his attack on civil liberties. They go well beyond anything I would have anticipated, and they don't seem easy to explain.” More >>

Fascism, American-Style, & The Drones

Monday, 4 February 2013, 3:33 pm | Sherwood Ross

Polite Fascism has come to America. If this concept sounds preposterous to Americans it may sound otherwise to foreigners who are getting the worst of it. The public judges the White House largely by its conduct of domestic affairs, about what it ... More >>

More Than 30 Top U.S. Officials Guilty of War Crimes

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 5:38 pm | Sherwood Ross

More than 30 top U.S. officials, including presidents G.W. Bush and Obama, are guilty of war crimes or crimes against peace and humanity “legally akin to those perpetrated by the former Nazi regime in Germany,” the distinguished American international ... More >>

General Petraeus Punished For Making Love, Not War

Monday, 10 December 2012, 1:32 pm | Sherwood Ross

While the media may have covered the disastrous affair of CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer Paula Broadwell in detail, it overlooked his successful effort to further militarize the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA.) “Petraeus ...leaves ... More >>

Romney Could Win Florida, Early Voting in Miami Shows

Sunday, 4 November 2012, 6:19 pm | Sherwood Ross

A survey of voters who cast early ballots in the Miami area of Florida suggests that Republican Mitt Romney may win this key “swing state” in the Nov. 6th election. Four years ago, Floridians helped elect Obama. More >>

The CIA, the KKK and the USA

Monday, 15 October 2012, 11:44 am | Sherwood Ross

By assigning covert action roles to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), it is as if the White House and Congress had legitimized the Ku Klux Klan to operate globally. That’s because the CIA today resembles nothing so much as the “Invisible Empire” ... More >>

GOP VP Candidate Ryan Pleaded For Obamacare

Thursday, 27 September 2012, 5:25 pm | Sherwood Ross

When it came to opening a new health center in his own congressional district, Republican Paul Ryan--yes, the same one who is denouncing Obamacare around the country--wrote to the Federal department of Health and Human Services begging for bucks. More >>

Godfather Obama Institutionalized Indefinite Detention

Monday, 27 August 2012, 4:37 pm | Sherwood Ross

Rather than scrap it as un-American and authoritarian, Godfather Obama has institutionalized the practice of “unlawful indefinite detention” he inherited from his predecessor in the White House. More >>

Cablegate Showed US Efforts to Dominate Latin America

Monday, 13 August 2012, 2:53 pm | Sherwood Ross

“Cablegate”--as the release of 30,386 WikiLeaks cables sent by U.S. officials in Latin America is known--has exposed U.S. efforts to dominate its Southern neighbors. More >>


Tuesday, 31 July 2012, 1:35 pm | Sherwood Ross

I am the Reverend Kiyoshi Tanimoto, A graduate of Emory College, Atlanta, Pastor of the Methodist Church of Hiroshima. I was in a western suburb when the bomb struck Like a sheet of sunlight. More >>

Demonizing Muslims: America's Worldwide Witch Hunt

Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 5:37 pm | Sherwood Ross

The U.S. has launched a witch hunt "reminiscent of the Spanish Inquisition" to "demonize" Muslims. "While President Obama may uphold freedom of religion, the U.S. inquisitorial social order has institutionalized patterns of discrimination, prejudice and xenophobia ... More >>

Charges “Foreign Investment” Contributes To A Nation’s Ruin

Thursday, 5 July 2012, 12:42 pm | Sherwood Ross

Foreign investment(FI) in the broadest sense is “incompatible with any notion of an independent, socially progressive country,” a distinguished sociologist and author warns. More >>

U.S. Favorite al-Maliki Persecuting His Enemies

Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 4:50 pm | Sherwood Ross

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s “harassment and persecution of anyone deemed a threat to himself or his party has dramatically reduced freedom throughout Iraq,” a noted journalist reports. More >>

FBI Out to Lure Muslims into "Terror" Plots

Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 2:04 pm | Sherwood Ross

Nearly every major post-9/11 terrorism-related prosecution has involved a sting operation at the center of which is a government informant, "The Nation" magazine reports. The publication cites the findings of the Center on National Security at Fordham ... More >>

N.Y. Police Department Spying on Muslims from NJ. to Canada

Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 1:57 pm | Sherwood Ross

The New York City Police Department(NYPD) has become a lawless entity that spies on anti-war groups and Muslims, even when no suspicion of a crime exists, a New York law professor charges. More >>

Former High US Defense Official Warns Against Attacking Iran

Monday, 2 July 2012, 4:49 pm | Sherwood Ross

“A unilateral preventive attack” on Iran by the United States would be viewed by many countries “as a breach of international law,” a former high American Defense Department official has warned his country. More >>

Guantanamo’s Goon Squads Still Torturing Under Obama

Monday, 18 June 2012, 4:46 pm | Sherwood Ross

Despite President Obama's pledge to end torture, the brutalization of Muslim prisoners at Guantanamo prison continues under his regime. Guantanamo is where a thug squad called the Immediate Reaction Force (IRF) tortures inmates while pointing their required ... More >>