When Fact Becomes Opinion

When Fact Becomes Opinion

For the Associated Press to omit crucial and easily accessible information from its characterizations of Iran’s nuclear program is irresponsible and serves to continually misinformation (or under-inform) the public on the facts.

The Warped Morality of a Warmonger: Why Alan Dershowitz is Wrong on Israel’s ‘Rights’

The Warped Morality of a Warmonger: Why Alan Dershowitz is Wrong on Israel’s ‘Rights’

Renowned torture enthusiast and perennial Israel apologist Alan Dershowitz was in Tel Aviv this month attending an annual business conference sponsored by Globes and, as usual, took the opportunity to equivocate for Israeli espionage, defend war criminals, and warmonger about Iran. During a speech he delivered on Sunday December 11, Dershowitz opined, “Israel has the right […]

The Invisible Dead and ‘The Last Word': Lawrence O’Donnell ‘Rewrites’ the Occupation of Afghanistan

The Invisible Dead and ‘The Last Word': Lawrence O’Donnell ‘Rewrites’ the Occupation of Afghanistan

“It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.” – Albert Einstein On Saturday August 6, 2011, a U.S. military Chinook transport helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan, killing 30 American soldiers, including 17 elite Navy SEALs, and eight Afghans. The mainstream news media was awash with somber reports about this being the “deadliest day” […]

Fleitz of Fancy & A New Diehl on Iran: The Fear-Mongering Continues

Fleitz of Fancy & A New Diehl on Iran: The Fear-Mongering Continues

Alarmist editorializing about Iran, its regional influence, and its nuclear energy program have picked up considerably in the past few weeks. Despite the latest IAEA report this past Spring which revealed no evidence of an Iranian nuclear weapons program, a hefty Sy Hersh article confirming that all 16 American intelligence agencies still stand by their 2007 assessment that Iran has no […]

The ‘No Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza’ Canard

The ‘No Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza’ Canard

On June 27, former IDF prison guard Jeffrey Goldberg approvingly quoted an excerpt from a recent anti-Gaza Flotilla opinion piece by Irish columnist Kevin Myers. Myers’ snide commentary is full of historical revisionism, factual errors, total fabrications, racist anti-Arab and Palestinian stereotyping, and an adolescent overuse of silly scare-quotes: The last ‘aid flotilla’ to Gaza carried a […]

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