Tag Archives: James Clapper

Your Bedside Glossary About People and Other Essentials You Need to Know

I compiled the information in the “Bedside Glossary.” Although I wrote most of it, I also cobbled together phrases here and there that came from other writers. Therefore, I am reluctant to be considered the “author” of this document. That is why my name does not appear on the glossary itself. Contact me at billmcgrath52@gmail.com. I […]

Mike Madden | Challenging Klobuchar on Ukraine War

If Russia’s actions are to be considered “aggression” or an “invasion”, one must find a whole new word to describe what the United States did to Iraq in 2003.

Raimondo and Swanson | Two independent media views about the firing of Mike Flynn

The ousting of Mike Flynn takes us down the road to a police state.

Nick Turse | Breaking the Camouflage Wall of Silence: When AFRICOM Evaluates Itself, the News Is Grim

What’s strange, however, is that none of this seems to have caused anyone in the national security state or the military to reconsider the last 15 years of military-first policies, of bombs dropped, troops dispatched, drones sent in, and what the results were across the Greater Middle East and now Africa. There is no serious recalibration, no real rethinking. The response to 15 years of striking failure in a vast region remains more of the same. State of failure indeed! –Tom

Glenn Greenwald |”On Patriot Act Renewal” and “Anonymous Fearmongering”

“This is Glenn Greenwald with the Intercept, and my guest today is Jameel Jaffer, the Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU, and we are here to discuss the still intensifying drama in the Senate and the House over the debate concerning reauthorization of the Patriot Act, key provisions of which are scheduled to expire on June 1st.”

Glenn Greenwald: The U.S. Government’s Secret Plans to Spy for American Corporations

 In a graphic describing an “illustrative example,” the report heralds “technology acquisition by all means.” Some of the planning relates to foreign superiority in surveillance technology, but other parts are explicitly concerned with using cyber-espionage to bolster the competitive advantage of U.S. corporations. BY GLENN GREENWALD  TheIntercept  September 5, 2014 Throughout the last year, the […]

Chris Hedges: Our Sinister Dual State

We live in what the German political scientist Ernst Fraenkel called “the dual state.” Totalitarian states are always dual states. In the dual state civil liberties are abolished in the name of national security By Chris Hedges  truthdig.com  Posted on Feb 16, 2014 President Barack Obama announces James Clapper, left, as director of national intelligence during a ceremony in the […]

Evergreene Digest: Fighting Tyranny Of National Security State

The beast of the national security state can be controlled, but it will take millions of Americans demanding that our nation become a functioning democracy to end this tyranny. Watch the new documentary “No Justice, No Peace” Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, PopularResistance.org Friday, October 18, 2013 | This week may be seen as a […]

Glenn Greenwald> James Clapper, EU play-acting, and political priorities

Fixations on denouncing Edward Snowden distract, by design, from the serious transgressions of those who are far more powerful By Glenn Greenwald  July 3, 2013  The Guardian National intelligence director James Clapper: under fire. Photograph: J. Scott Applewhite/AP The NSA revelations continue to expose far more than just the ongoing operations of that sprawling and unaccountable spying […]

FAIR Blog» Iran> This Is What Propaganda Looks Like

Iran: This Is What Propaganda Looks Like 02/01/2012 by Peter Hart    FAIR Alarmist corporate media coverage of the “threat” from Iran is everywhere, thanks to a Senate appearance yesterday by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. But Clapper said very little in his remarks that would justify the propagandistic coverage we’re seeing.  His main […]

Ray McGovern> Divining the Truth about Iran & National Day of Action Sat. Feb. 4

Divining the Truth about Iran No War On Iran: National Day of Action Feb 4:  3:00 PM, Protest at Mayday Plaza 3rd Street & Cedar Ave. on the West Bank in Minneapolis. Be part of a visible anti-war presence! Exclusive: Like before the invasion of Iraq, the U.S. news media is flooding Americans with alarmist accounts about […]