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Parting shot—a word from the editors
The Best Definition of Donald Trump We Have Found
In his zeal to prove to his antagonists in the War Party that he is as bloodthirsty as their champion, Hillary Clinton, and more manly than Barack Obama, Trump seems to have gone “play-crazy” -- acting like an unpredictable maniac in order to terrorize the Russians into forcing some kind of dramatic concessions from their Syrian allies, or risk Armageddon.However, the “play-crazy” gambit can only work when the leader is, in real life, a disciplined and intelligent actor, who knows precisely what actual boundaries must not be crossed. That ain’t Donald Trump -- a pitifully shallow and ill-disciplined man, emotionally handicapped by obscene privilege and cognitively crippled by white American chauvinism. By pushing Trump into a corner and demanding that he display his most bellicose self, or be ceaselessly mocked as a “puppet” and minion of Russia, a lesser power, the War Party and its media and clandestine services have created a perfect storm of mayhem that may consume us all.— Glen Ford, Editor in Chief, Black Agenda Report
There is something starkly evil in killing innocent people based on a principle of: I (US) am killing them because we claim someone else was killing them! Indeed, in a just world, those guilty of crimes against humanity would be in the docks awaiting their hanging. However, we do not live in a just world and ‘winners’ are not charged with war crimes …. yet.
Western elites & the media which shill for them have been shown to be simply a complete and total clown show. There is no “there” – “there.” The West is simply a voracious black hole continuing to suck the life out the rest of the planet as it has for 500+ years now. If ANY government ANYWHERE else on earth openly proclaimed the goal of “full spectrum dominance” which fuels U.S. & Western military madness – THEY would be considered violent amoral madmen and labelled so by any honest media. For the West it’s simply another day of promoting our… Read more »