Tick Tick Tick (per Jim Kunstler)

I often share posts by Jim Kunstler from his Clusterfuck Nation blog, but hey guys, this is a masterpiece of interesting writing, reflecting the typical dumb, canned attitude of US media towards Russia, and the brilliant take-down, but always polite, responses from President Putin.  Along, of course, with some biting Kunstler wit. To be enjoyed... Continue Reading →

‘A Potted History Of The United Nations’ or ‘America’s Failed Attempts To Rule The World’

This post inspired by: Obama Deifies American Hegemony An exposé, almost a diary, of the machinations and manipulations of the US, also fortunately for the world at large a litany of failures (fortunate because it prevented a prison nation from developing into a prison planet).  Those actions being ostensibly aimed towards claiming their divinely ordained... Continue Reading →

A Little Q & A

Which country is the world's largest oil producer?  Saudi Arabia. Which country does every other country, including the US, rely on for the oil to keep the engine of economic growth chugging along?  Saudi Arabia. Which country is responsible for keeping the price of oil down at or below the cost of production for the... Continue Reading →

Arctic Drilling Not Worthwhile – Well, Whadda You Know?

Well, that's something of a relief.  Royal Dutch Shell, obviously disappointed, having made huge investments in exploration costs, announces today it is giving up looking for oil in the Arctic for the foreseeable future due to not finding sufficient amounts to make drilling and extraction worthwhile. Well, whadda you know? Here beginneth the beginning of... Continue Reading →

Still Riding The Wrong Horse

I am sharing this Guardian article, Vladimir Putin bids for major world role as his forces move into Syria , not because I agree with all that it says but to point out that this news source is still riding the wrong horse in the Ukraine stakes. Photograph: ITAR-TASS Photo/Corbis/Alexei Nikolsky What the article does say... Continue Reading →

What’s Good For The Goose…

“In my opinion, provision of military support to illegal structures runs counter to the principles of modern international law and the United Nations Charter,” said Vladimir Putin recently on CBS '60 Minutes'. I agree.  He was speaking of those 'illegal structures' that the US is training and arming in Syria to fight the legitimate government... Continue Reading →

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