Tag Archives: Colin Powell

The Con of Diversity, by Chris Hedges

Mediocrity in the name of diversity. How the white power structure plays people of color.

VICE News: The CIA Just Declassified the Document That Supposedly Justified the Iraq Invasion

Leopold: According to the latest figures compiled by Iraq Body Count, to date more than 200,000 Iraqi civilians have been killed, although other sources say the casualties are twice as high. More than 4,000 US soldiers have been killed in Iraq, and tens of thousands more have been injured and maimed. The war has cost US taxpayers more than $800 billion.

Counterpunch: Planned Chaos in the Middle East—and Beyond

An Unholy Alliance Between the Military-Security-Industrial Complex and the Israel Lobby By ISMAEL HOSSEIN-ZADEH   Counterpunch.org   Weekend Edition July 18-20, 2014 Geopolitical observers of the Middle East turbulence tend to blame the raging chaos in the area on the presumed failure of the “incoherent,” “illogical” or “contradictory” policies of the United States. Irrefutable evidence […]

Nukes Are Nuts

Nuclear weapons are justified by their possessors for nuclear deterrence, but nuclear deterrence is only a hypothesis about human behavior.  By David Krieger  Saturday, 03 August 2013  Truthout | Opinion (Photo: US Government / Flickr) When asked by a reporter why nuclear weapons are useless, Colin Powell, former US secretary of state and four-star general said: “Because they’re such horrible […]

Amy Goodman: Corporate Media No Longer Mainstream, But Extreme- Uptake Video

Amy Goodman: Corporate Media No Longer Mainstream, But Extreme “This is no longer a mainstream media, but an extreme media beating the drums for war,” journalist Amy Goodman tells the National Conference For Media Reform meeting in Denver. Published on Apr 7, 2013 Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND […]

Cheney, Rumsfeld, and the Dark Art of Propaganda, by Amy Goodman

Cheney, Rumsfeld, and the Dark Art of Propaganda by Amy Goodman  Published: Wednesday 31 August 2011   NationofChange.org “A central pillar of the invasion of Iraq was Powell’s Feb. 5, 2003, speech before the United Nations, which laid out the case of weapons of mass destruction.” “When one lies, one should lie big, and stick […]