Posted on Apr 25, 2017

Is Perez Setting Bernie Up to Fail?

Posted in Politics

It’s easy to blame Perez for misreading the tea leaves, as many Democratic leaders have before him. But what if this is a set-up for Bernie to fail so he can kick him to the curb? To understand why this could be the case, we must go back to the 1930s, when FDR had to get rid of his closest rival to power: Joseph P. Kennedy Sr....

Posted on Jun 02, 2014

Not Satire: Oliver Stone To Direct Movie Based on ‘The Snowden Files’

Posted in Media

So, yes, we're probably going to see sidewalk diggers, covert taxi drivers and soy sauce OPSEC in the Stone version of the story. But hopefully Stone and his production team will have a better eye for detail and actually show smashed MacBook parts instead of smashed PC desktop parts in their footage of The Guardian staffers destroying, you know, MacBooks....

Posted on Dec 03, 2012

How the World Was Saved

Posted in Politics

By Jim DiEugenio: What is one of the first things Hamas does when it is fresh off standing up In 2009, Professors James Blight and Janet Yang were part of the team that gave us the documentary film and book Virtual JFK. Both the film and book explored the issue of whether or not, if President Kennedy had lived, the Vietnam War would have turned into the monumental disaster...

Posted on Oct 09, 2012

The JFK Era: When Democrats were Democrats

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Politicians today could learn a thing or two from JFK. In this excellent speech, the 35th President of the United States lays out a forceful defense of government and its positive role in society: This is what we need to hear from Obama in the next debate. The poll numbers are really not looking good for the President and he needs to come out swinging big time. How does...