The World’s top criminals, psychopaths and megalomaniacs of 2016

I can’t say it any better than has Sarah Gill.  This piece should ignite the ire of every caring, compassionate, clear-thinking, knowledgeable and intelligent This piece should ignite the ire of every caring, compassionate, clear-thinking, knowledgeable and intelligent person on this planet. Over the last day or two, I’ve been reading woeful commentary and postings which express deep concern for Queen Elizabeth II having a cold. The concern is that,…

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Isis wants an insane race war – and we’ve decided to give them one

Western leaders are now so self-opinionated and dazzled by their own view of their “rightness” that they appear, with few exceptions, to be unable to appreciate the consequences of their actions, even when there are many historical precedents that point to likely outcomes. Somehow, ordinary citizens who are willing and capable of exercising some critical judgment in as objective a manner as possible, and without assuming (consciously or unconsciously) a…

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Frankie Boyle on Paris attacks: ‘This is the worst time for society to go on psychopathic autopilot’

Perhaps understandably, but certainly not too thoughtfully, the response from most to the Paris attacks has been a cry for vengeance and retribution. The French and British governments have increased air attacks in Syria and the US has announced increased numbers of ground troops, and other countries, including both Turkey and Russia have become more involved. Despite the substantial well informed and knowledgeable debate regarding the Middle East situation and…

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The CIA Torture Report: The Elephant In Australia’s Foreign Policy Room | newmatilda.com

Australia’s sycophantic abeyance to the policies and decisions of the US is a major abuse of our democracy. Although both major political parties have been guilty of pandering first to the British and latterly the US, there is no doubt that the right-wing Liberal National Party is the major driver of policy that follows the US. Its recent alliance with the US in defeating the UN Security Council resolution to…

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