Terrorism

President Trump’s Liar-in-Chief Shock and Awe Continues

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – President Donald J. Trump continues to shock and awe the country and the world with his gall and pure balderdash as he spoke to both houses of Congress on Tuesday night in a prime time speech like nothing anyone has ever seen in…

The Second Coming of The Donald: Trump’s Return to Mobile and Ascent to DC

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By David Underhill — Associate Editor – MOBILE, Ala. – The fervent thousands who streamed in Mobile’s football stadium for a campaign appearance by quirky celebrity candidate Donald Trump in August 2015 surprised even his vain self. That was his first mega rally, and it showed he…

Evidence Emerges Disputing Russian Hacking US Election Story

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…EDITOR’S NOTE: We have been following with interest all the stories claiming the Russians were behind the hacking and leaking of Democratic Party emails and claims that fake news stories about this impacted the U.S. presidential election, hurting Hillary Clinton and helping Donald Trump. We have already…

Winter is Coming to Cannon Ball North Dakota

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Winter is coming to Cannon Ball, North Dakota, so time is of the essence if the public is going to support the actions of the Standing Rock Sioux, clearly a historic moment in the human struggle for survival on…

Experiencing Wild Yellowstone Would Make the World a Better Place

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Secret Vistas – By Glynn Wilson – YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wy. – Standing still in a mountain meadow as snowflakes begin to fall on a herd of bison along Beartooth Pass, you get the feeling of arriving in an ancient and distant land before human civilization began…

How to Remember the Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11? Stop the Damn Bombing

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – As an alternative, independent web publisher with no mandatory space to fill like newspapers or exacting air time to sell like television news stations, I normally shun the obligatory anniversary stories and leave that to the mainstream media. But…

More Science Plus Less Religion Equals Less War

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – I had to turn off NPR news again this morning. I can’t listen to the same old, same old pretense of two-sidedness that helped get us into this mess in the first place. I had to turn off…

I Can See Clearly Now the Continuing Role of COINTELPRO

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“I can see clearly now … I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. I think I can make it now, the pain is gone. All of the bad feelings have disappeared. Here is the rainbow I’ve been…

Oregon Occupiers Set to Face Federal Conspiracy Charges

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – PORTLAND, Ore. – Nine additional individuals have been charged by federal indictment and seven were arrested Friday in connection with the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon. The defendants are scheduled to make appearances in federal court in six…

State Sponsor of Terrorism Iran Orders 114 Planes From Airbus

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Will they build them in Mobile? How will state and local officials and the local media respond? – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — When Alabama officials celebrated the news that Airbus would open a plant to build planes and provide jobs here, little did they…

Armed Rednecks Occupy Federal Wildlife Refuge in Oregon

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Following in the footsteps of his father, who made headlines in 2014 by leading an armed standoff between ranchers and the federal government over grazing rights in Nevada, Ammon Bundy and his fellow protesters are occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns Oregon demanding that the…

American Public Opinion 2015 Year in Review

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Art Swift and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — The year 2015 was an “intriguing, complex and turbulent year,” according to Gallup. A politically independent Vermont senator surged in the Democratic presidential race. Same-sex marriage became law in all 50 states. Russia’s leadership received the lowest…

Trump’s ‘Muslim Policy’ Conjures Up Demons From Fascism’s History

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Bill Boyarsky – Watching Donald Trump on television Monday urging that Muslims be banned from entering the United States was like listening to Hitler on the radio in the early 1930s. As was the case with Hitler, Trump appeals to a substantial number of angry people…

Threat of ‘Terrorism’ Rises in U.S. Public Opinion

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Frank Newport and Glynn Wilson – The terrorist attacks in Paris that killed more than 120 people and wounded more than 400 put the issue of “terrorism” back at the top of the news agenda in the U.S. and moved the issue more into the consciousness…

Post Post 9/11: Memorial Day Reflections on Maturing in These Times

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Carrie Louise Nutt – The America I grew up in is not the America of today. This is always true. Life is constantly changing. The world is constantly changing. Nothing stays the same. It’s one big ball of organic aliveness. But the difference is that the…

Former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern on the Torture Report

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…EDITOR’S NOTE: On Monday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. we will be talking with former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern about the US Senate’s report on torture. In 2006, McGovern returned his CIA medal to former House Intelligence Committee chair Pete Hoekstra, a Republican from Michigan – see…