Archive for August, 2011

Today’s Take: Media Mayhem and Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene made its way up the US coast silencing out the entire country from external issues for more than 24 hours. This is not new. It is pretty rare that the US media truly covers anything that is going on outside of our borders unless of course it has to do with some evil […]

Today’s Take – As the World Turns

This week’s earthquake is all but a distant memory. After covering it incessantly for several hours, showing the horror of the tremor that knocked chairs over and shook the CNN newsroom, most news stations went back to their continuous coverage of “the almost fallen” “yet to fall” “inevitable fall” of Qaddafi and his regime in […]

Today’s Take – Muddle in the Middle East, GOP Gods and more…

The Muddled Middle East We start today with the news that one more repressive government, this time in Libya, is gone – well more or less. So far it seems as though The National Transition Council (NTC) spokesperson Mustafa Adel Jalil, is in control control and saying all the right things about equality, peace, justice […]

Michele Bachmann’s (and Rick Perry’s) Bogeyman

“We are confident that no one can harm us if God is with us….there is nothing more we can do except depend on almighty God. If a person does, then he is assured that the Almighty will help him, have mercy on him and he will succeed.” Yes, this does in fact sound like Presidential […]

Governments Wake Up! Your policies are failing.

The idiom “the calm before the storm” signifies a quiet period before great excitement or activity. In case our leaders are missing it, the calm is over and the world is directly in the storm’s wake. They are missing all the clues that their western based hegemonic system is just not working, yet no one […]