Palestine: Plus ça change…

I had been worried about this even amidst the euphoria of Obama’s election, as his pre-election kowtowing to AIPAC had given a foretaste of things to come, i.e. that in terms of US-Israel nothing would change in the post-Bush era. And indeed it looks like we are going down the same old road, a sad turn of events as the recent visit of Benjamin Netanyahu has shown. Here are … Read more Palestine: Plus ça change…

Obama Nominates Superfund Polluter Lawyer To Run DOJ Environment Division

The below just in via the ThinkProgess site, & with the dismal news of the democratic majority voting to neuter environmental lesgislation, looks like its business as usual in D.C. GM cleanup of the Bedford Superfund site. President Barack Obama has nominated a lawyer for the nation’s largest toxic polluters to run the enforcement of the nation’s environmental laws. On Tuesday, Obama “announced his intent to nominate” Ignacia S. Moreno … Read more Obama Nominates Superfund Polluter Lawyer To Run DOJ Environment Division

Obama's Bubble of Ignorance

Solving Palestine While Israel Destroys It By KATHLEEN and BILL CHRISTISON To a greater degree than perhaps ever before, Washington today is engulfed in denial about Israel and its stupefying behavior, about its murderous policies toward the Palestinians, about the efforts of Israel and its U.S. defenders to force us to ignore its atrocities.  Blinders have always been part of the attire of U.S. policymakers and politicians with regard … Read more Obama's Bubble of Ignorance