Terrorism

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

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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 those hallowed halls. Clearly he has a new…

Evidence Emerges Disputing Russian Hacking US Election Story

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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 published several stories and columns viewing this story…

Winter is Coming to Cannon Ball North Dakota

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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 planet Earth. Those of us who have camped…

Experiencing Wild Yellowstone Would Make the World a Better Place

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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 to eat away at nature and churn the…

More Science Plus Less Religion Equals Less War

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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 the TV news on Sunday. Same thing. Less facts.…

I Can See Clearly Now the Continuing Role of COINTELPRO

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“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 prayin’ for. It’s gonna be a bright, bright…

Oregon Occupiers Set to Face Federal Conspiracy Charges

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 states over the next couple of days, according…

State Sponsor of Terrorism Iran Orders 114 Planes From Airbus

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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 know one of the biggest customers would turn…

Armed Rednecks Occupy Federal Wildlife Refuge in Oregon

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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 government surrender public control of a habitat preserve…

American Public Opinion 2015 Year in Review

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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 approval ratings worldwide for the eighth consecutive year.…

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

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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 of the American people, according to the latest…

Former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern on the Torture Report

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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 the letter below explaining his reasons for doing…