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Does the American public's rejection of the prospect of military action in Syria herald a sea change in US foreign policy? After describing the Obama administration's series of missteps in selling ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 256 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 06:26 PM PDT with 120 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  And Then There Was One Delusional Thinking in the Age of the Single ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I was at my computer grooving on an iTunes Genius playlist based on Bob Dylan's Not Dark Yet . My recording of Randy Newman's Apologica Americana started to play and quickly struck me as far too ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 05:02 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Torah reading: Numbers 1:1 to 4:20 Haftarah: Hosea 2:1 to 22 When I volunteered for this week's Torah reading, Navy Vet Terp (the amazing Kossack who organizes this series) joked that the Numbers ...
by Eowyn9
Comment Count 78 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 07:24 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
An elongated figure lies prone against the Atlantic Coast , rising from its middle a freakish twisted, wandering sort of stupendously giant penis ... are its twisted contortions and monstrous ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 04:04 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  And Then There Was One� Imperial Gigantism and the Decline of Planet ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 07:16 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
These days, few liberals are willing to directly defend drones. This is a victory of sorts for opponents of drone warfare, whose work exposing its horror has made it difficult for any kind of ...
by david mizner
Comment Count 92 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 12:59 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
They want to spend 100 million to arm the Syrian rebels. 300 Million to Eqypt to support what? Lets spend tens of millions or more to scare the north Koreans with a show of military tactics and ...
by csainvestor
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 12:26 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
I recently signed up for Twitter ( @DavidMizner ). The influx of info and verbiage is a bit overwhelming, at least for me, but on Twitter you're privy to valuable links and interesting exchanges, ...
by david mizner
Comment Count 664 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 02:25 PM PDT with 266 Recommends
Photo by Chiara Marra Some Vital History, Revisited - 'Welcome to the 1930s' It was a decade ago when I wrote the following article, the below version yet appearing at '...
by Ritt Goldstein
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 05:30 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The Egyptian Revolution is only two years old. While it has already changed Egypt profoundly, it is far from over. This was proven again today, January 25, 2013, two years from the beginning, as ...
by Crystal Ray
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 01:17 PM PST with 3 Recommends
I lived in the White Mountains of Arizona throughout my sixteenth year. My mother owned a coffee shop there, in the small town of Pinetop. Visiting one summer, I fell in love with the area and ...
by aimlessmind
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 08:13 PM PST with 34 Recommends
What nation can intentionally target children for death and still expect to win the hearts and minds? All the deaths, torture and wasted treasure was bad enough, but this is simply beyond the pale.
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 08:40 AM PST with 59 Recommends
What nation can intentionally target children for death and still expect the win their hearts and minds? All the deaths, torture and wasted treasure was bad enough, but this is simply beyond the ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 04:55 AM PST with 20 Recommends
The director of this movie, Bigelow, demonstrates how skilled she is in putting a story on the screen. She masters the art and technique of creating an intense world that will probably reel in some ...
by Mark Biskeborn
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 01:28 PM PST with 1 Recommend
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  Mars? Venus? Earth-like bodies elsewhere in the galaxy? Who knows? But ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 08:52 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Nov 29, 4:28 PM EST NASHVILLE (AP) -- In a stunning development that has rattled both Music City and Langley, Virginia, Nashville hitmaker Toby Keith revealed today that he is actually a Russian ...
by AndrewR9
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 02:02 PM PST with 31 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  The Fall of the American Empire (Writ Small)  History, Farce, and David ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 08:23 AM PST with 10 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  It wasn’t an everyday event, the arrival in TomDispatch’s email ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 08:15 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I take the murder, rape or abuse of women seriously. I do. But, I really, really tire of our female gender being used to ramp up the wholesale slaughter of humans of any gender for the purposes ...
by Diane Gee
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 08:19 AM PDT with 6 Recommends