Tag: Iraq

war game

It felt like deja vu a few weeks ago when the Pentagon announced that Iran possessed a a ballistic missile with the means to destroy Eastern and Southern Europe. It certainly brings to mind another herald of doom made by the Defense Department a few years ago: Iraq’s nonexistent weapons of mass destruction ring a […]

Debacle Accomplished!

The White House has officially admitted their “Mission Accomplished” banner displayed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1st 2003 wasn’t, as we say in the jungle, an “authentic message.” For those who don’t recall, this was the much-publicized event in which president George W. Bush landed a plane (with much assistance) on […]

The Shock Doctrine

THE SHOCK DOCTRINE – The Rise of Disaster Capitalism “At the most chaotic juncture in Iraq’s civil war, a new law is unveiled that would allow Shell and BP to claim the country’s vast oil reserves. Immediately following September 11, the Bush Administration quietly out-sources the running of the “War on Terror” to Halliburton and […]