Thought Crimes On The Left (Reposted)

In truth, what seems to really rub these self-appointed arbiters of (allegedly) leftist purity the wrong way is that Johnstone has come right out and called bullshit on a few key sacred propaganda cows. She has made the mistake of pointing outREAD ON

Václav Havel: another side to the story

Havel’s true political allegiances came to the fore during his years as president. Like fellow dissident Lech Walesa, he supported the Nato bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999. In 2002, he sided with the rightwing Republican hawks on Iraq.


On a recent day, the main street of Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi was awash with American flags. Like neighboring Azerbaijan, Georgia is another strategically positioned former Soviet republic in the Caucasus. The occasion for the flag display was the visitREAD ON

Blaming regulation for financial woes? Western analysts are mistaken about China

Professional Western China watchers are almost guaranteed to read the tea leaves wrong. Prisoners of a malicious script, and permitted only to see the economic world through the capitalist rulebook, their analyses are often way off the mark or simplyREAD ON

Italy: The Weak Underbelly of Europe

The Malfunctioning of the Bel Paese Even though other Europeans love the country of Italy, the negative view of political-economic Italy remains. Aloof Italian leaders however overlook the patronizing superciliousness toward the nation Italy in the European Union. In thisREAD ON

Is This the Beginning of the End for John McCain?

Select original comments   Vtran TravelAbout • 2 days ago No … But led to believe that some like the “father” figure as may portray “wisdom” ! TravelAbout Vtran • 2 days ago I NEVER understood the older white maleREAD ON