From Wounded Knee To Libya: A Century Of Military Interventions. Above: Mass burial at Wounded Knee in South Dakota. Manifest Destiny that justified the slaughter of indigenous peoples, has turned into American exceptionalism which justifies US military interventions and slaughters around the world. The following is a partial list of U.S. military interventions from 1890 to 2011. The list and briefing are also available as a powerpoint presentation. This guide does not include: Among sources used, beside news reports, are the Congressional Record (23 June 1969), 180 Landings by the U.S. Marine Corp History Division, Ege & Makhijani in Counterspy (July-Aug, 1982), “Instances of Use of United States Forces Abroad, 1798-1993″ by Ellen C.
Versions of this list have been published on Zmag.org, Neravt.com, and numerous other websites. Translations of list: Spanish French Turkish Italian Chinese Greek Russian Czech Tamil Portuguese Quotes in Christian Science Monitor and The Independent By Zoltán Grossman, October 2001 Published in Z magazine. The Secret Back Story to Russia and Ukraine that Americans Never Learned In School.
Preface: We believe that Soviet communism was an abomination. Stalin was certainly a tyrant: he killed countless political enemies or threw them into insane asylums. We also have littler tolerance foruseful idiots who defend communism as a force for good. In short, we hate Soviet era communism. And Putin also runs Russia like it’s plaything, with little regard for the desires of his people.
But U.S. warmongers have also been hyping the Russian threat with self-serving lies – and committing atrocities and telling lies – for some 70 years. America Launched the Cold War Even Before World War II Had Ended Joseph Stalin and the Soviets were key in helping the U.S. to defeat the Nazis. 20 million Russians died fighting the Nazis in World War II. And yet the U.S. started competing against Stalin – and treating him like an enemy – before WWII had even ended.
History.com notes: New Scientist reports: John Pilger points out: America Has Waged a Brutal Dirty Tricks Campaign for 70 Years Moreover: Todd E. 59 More Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again. I learned a couple things from the response to my article on slang phrases from the 1920s. Number first: The Roaring Twenties really did have the coolest vernacular ever. However, I also found out that the internet loves the 1920s as much as I do – except for the overt racism, ban on alcohol and regressive gender politics, of course. In terms of vocab, the 20s got all of us beat. For all you 20s junkies, here are 59 more great slang phrases from the decade that keeps on giving. Let’s bring this shit back. You should like Thought Catalog on Facebook here. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59.
Want more fascinating information? The Bell Island Phenomenon. +2 more posted on Jan, 5 2014 @ 03:50 PM This is an old but interesting series of events that took started December 2 1978 covered an area over 1000km apart. The phenomena was labelled as the Mystery Booms. Hundreds off reports came in over a period of months of booms going off in the sky and houses shaking. By the end of the year the US Government due to public demand had commisoned the US Navy to do an enquiry into the event. The official explanation was that is was caused by supersonic planes bouncing booms off the atmosphere and special atmospherical conditions.. Some officials found this difficult to stomach as there where no planes in the area at the times of the events.
Doctor William Donn, A Chief Atmospheric Scientist refuted the claims and stated that the booms where far too loud to have been caused by super sonic planes. The booms in the sky and not that interesting by themselves. Blue fire was reported jetting out 18 inches from plug sockets. Theviralpost.com... The People's Sanctions. Anti-Apartheid protest in South Africa. (Photo: Paul Weinberg / Wikimedia)How Nelson Mandela and ordinary citizens from all over the world strong-armed corporations, changed US foreign policy and ended apartheid in South Africa.
A nation that is boycotted is a nation that is in sight of surrender. Apply this economic, peaceful, silent, deadly remedy and there will be no need for force. —Woodrow Wilson, 1919 Are economic sanctions an effective alternative to the use of force in international relations? Scholars are divided on the issue. Yet the passing of Nelson Mandela brings to mind one grassroots campaign for economic sanctions that brought down a ruthless racial minority government: The campaign for sanctions against South Africa. The anti-apartheid movement was one of the first grassroots campaigns to use economic sanctions to depose a government. By the 1980s, most of the world’s countries had imposed political, economic, and military sanctions on the South African regime. Sanctions. The Truth About Thanksgiving: Brainwashing of the American History Textbook | Broken Mystic. Those who are indigenous to this land we call “The United States of America” have been long misrepresented and pushed out of American history textbooks in favor of glorifying those who now rule this nation and represent the dominant culture.
What kind of democracy are we when education institutions and teachers refuse to mention the fact that 10 to 30 million Natives were killed at the hands of European invasion and colonialism? What is the point of having a “free market of ideas” when selective and biased history is being taught to our children? There is no other way to put it, but erasing the memory of an entire race of people through distorted history is a systematic way of deceiving and lying to our children.
Not only are we presented with biased history, but we are also subjected to an ever-growing culture of capitalism, in which commercialization of an ambiguous holiday merely pulls us away from facts and meaning. Why is it important to mention the plague? ~Broken Mystic~ Photos de George X Lampkin - George X Lampkin. On the take and loving it. From WikiLeaks Academic recipients of the U.S. intelligence budget. By Julian Assange (firstname.lastname@example.org - Advisory Board) Date October 7, 2007 Over the last decade, U.S intelligence funding of academic research has taken on cavalier, even brazen qualities. Covert CIA-funded torture research The June 2007 edition of Anthropology Today contains a paper Buying a piece of anthropology, Part 1: Human Ecology and unwitting anthropological research for the CIA by David H. Alan Howard and Robert Scott, two recipients of covert CIA grants who developed a theoretical model for "stress in humans", were given an opportunity to respond: As David Price points out in his article, we were deeply dismayed to learn that the Human Ecology Fund, which provided a summer stipend to write our article on stress, was a front for the CIA, and that the paper might have been used to generate torture procedures.
The National Security Agency World telecommunications traffic flows. NSA funding of academic research Example documents. PRISONERS OF PROFIT: Private Prison Empire Rises Despite Startling Record Of Juvenile Abuse. Christian Black Codes of 1724. The Christian Black Codes of 1724, were initiated during reconstruction after the Civil war to control blacks after they were emancipated. Passed by Southern States, instead of giving blacks the same rights as white people, the codes limited the blacks freedom severely. They included that blacks had to be in service of a white person, that they could not have congregations together, that they could not speak out, and that they could not have weapons.
They also included that blacks could not go out without a white 'supervisor', thus blacks had to take on the religions and holidays and gods of their white superiors. These same black codes were said to have been made null and void with the ratification of the 13th Amendment in 1865, although many southern states adopted "Black Codes" to keep former slaves from voting and imposed other restrictions. The “Christian” BLACK Codes of 1724 Article 1 Decrees the expulsion of the Jews from the colony. In the name of the King March, 1724. US sanctions Rwanda, others over child soldiers. The United States has moved to halt its military aid to Rwanda because of the country’s support for M23, a rebel group believed to use child soldiers in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo, the State Department said.
But some countries with child soldiers in their own militaries were exempt from the sanctions, and human rights activists say this sends a mixed message. The action on Rwanda is part of U.S. sanctions targeting the use of child soldiers that also apply to the Central African Republic, Myanmar, Sudan and Syria, the State Department said Thursday.
It was not immediately clear whether those nations receive U.S. military assistance. "Our goal is to work with countries who have been listed to ensure that any involvement in child soldiers — any involvement in the recruitment of child soldiers — stop," said U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield. By law, the U.S. Rwanda will not receive U.S. Brig. Al Jazeera and Reuters. Council on Foreign Relations Chart. Council on Foreign Relations Chart. US Complicity in 'Some of the Most Gruesome Chemical Weapons Attacks' Revealed. As the U.S. and its allies weigh the possibility of military intervention in Syria over the use of chemical weapons, new reporting by Foreign Policy reveals details of how the U.S. helped Iraq launch multiple chemical weapons attacks during the Iran-Iraq war.
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein greets Donald Rumsfeld, then special envoy of President Ronald Reagan, in Baghdad on December 20, 1983. The magazine reports that formerly unnoticed documents in the National Archives in addition to information obtained in interviews with former intelligence officials "are tantamount to an official American admission of complicity in some of the most gruesome chemical weapons attacks ever launched.
" On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry railed against chemical weapons he said were used in Syria. From his remarks: What we saw in Syria last week should shock the conscience of the world. It defies any code of morality. Let me be clear. Foreign Policy magazine reported on Monday: A Journalist Went Near Mount Rushmore To Take Some Photos. What He Found Changed His Life Forever. NSA Rejecting Every FOIA Request Made by U.S. Citizens. Clayton Seymour, a 36-year-old IT specialist from Hilliard, Ohio, recently sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the NSA, curious as to whether any data about him was being collected. What he received in response made his blood boil. “I am a generally law abiding citizen with nothing I can think of that would require monitoring,” Seymour wrote to me, “but I wanted to know if I was having data collected about me and if so, what.”
So Seymour sent in an FOIA request. Weeks later, a letter from the NSA arrived explaining that he was not entitled to any information. “When I got the declined letter, I was furious,” he told me. “I feel betrayed.” Seymour had decided to request his NSA file after coming across a recent post of mine instructing Americans on how to properly request such files from the FBI and NSA. Unjustly so. This qualification appears in section 1.4 of the executive order, after which follow many categories of information which may be marked as classified. Depleted uranium used by US forces blamed for birth defects and cancer in Iraq. LEAKED NORTH KOREAN DOCUMENTARY ‘EXPOSES WESTERN PROPAGANDA’ (AND IT’S SCARY HOW TRUE IT IS) Sabine is a YouTube user who, during a visit to family living in South Korea in April of this year, was given a DVD by a man and a woman claiming to be North Korean “defectors”, and was asked to translate the film so it could be posted on the internet and reach a wider audience.
What the DVD turned out to be was something much more than Sabine, or anyone else, probably would’ve imagined, and something that certainly has found a widespread audience on the internet over the last month or so – it was a film called “PROPAGANDA”, a documentary about capitalism, imperialism, mass manipulation of western culture for the purpose of commodification, and how it permeates every aspect of the lives of blissfully ignorant, borderline zombie masses. And jesus, is it on the fucking money. From the video’s description - North Korea in the 1980s The movie opens: “This is a film about psychological warfare. And in the real world, in case you haven’t realized, everything is propaganda. Table of Contents: How Bush's grandfather helped Hitler's rise to power | World news. George Bush's grandfather, the late US senator Prescott Bush, was a director and shareholder of companies that profited from their involvement with the financial backers of Nazi Germany.
The Guardian has obtained confirmation from newly discovered files in the US National Archives that a firm of which Prescott Bush was a director was involved with the financial architects of Nazism. His business dealings, which continued until his company's assets were seized in 1942 under the Trading with the Enemy Act, has led more than 60 years later to a civil action for damages being brought in Germany against the Bush family by two former slave labourers at Auschwitz and to a hum of pre-election controversy. The evidence has also prompted one former US Nazi war crimes prosecutor to argue that the late senator's action should have been grounds for prosecution for giving aid and comfort to the enemy. The debate over Prescott Bush's behaviour has been bubbling under the surface for some time.
Red-handed. On This Independence Day, America Needs to Walk Like An Egyptian, Because They’re Doing It Better. | WTF Op-Ed | Baran Hines There's too much whining and deflection of responsibility in America. Many people's actions are not conducive to the change they wish to see in the world and America at large.
At least the people who are trying to change things are making an effort, which is better than the throngs of apathetic majority of the American public. The reason for this article is partially in response to the wide range of comments received on the image below which is being used as the poster for this year's #911Truth Top 50 WTFacts. While some people do not feel that it is appropriate, I want to explain our motivations. For visual representation We did not make the picture and it has been going around the internet for years.
It's time to understand what has happened to the world if you are unfamiliar with the blatant lies of the 9/11 Commission report. Consider WINEP's (Washington Institute for Near East Policy) Patrick Clawson cavalier suggestion (demand?) Let's bring it back around. THE 18 MOST SUPPRESSED INVENTIONS. Perhaps the most notorious suppressed invention is the General Motors EV1, subject of the 2006 documentary, Who Killed the Electric Car? The EV1 was the world’s first mass-produced electric car, with 800 of them up for lease from GM in the late ’90s. GM ended the EV1 line in 1999, stating that consumers weren’t happy with the limited driving range of the car’s batteries, making it unprofitable to continue production. Many skeptics, however, believe GM killed the EV1 under pressure from oil companies, who stand to lose the most if high-efficiency vehicles conquer the market.
It didn’t help that GM hunted down and destroyed every last EV1, ensuring the technology would die out. In 1921, if the streetcar industry wasn’t actually naming streetcars Desire, it was certainly desiring more streetcars. They netted $1 billion, causing General Motors to hemorrhage $65 million in the face of a thriving industry. The holy grail of automotive technology is the 99-mpg car. Dr. Comments comments. Why the United States Must Come to Terms With Iran. Kent State. Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq: Amazon.ca: Stephen Kinzer. South Carolina State Stand Unmatched by Any Made on a Field. Leonard Pitts: Race is the stupidest idea in history - Leonard Pitts Jr. Al-Qaida monitored U.S. negotiations with Taliban over oil pipeline. The war on Mali: What you should know. CrossTalk on Mali: Target Islam? The New Untouchables Are Wall Street Executives, Despite Evidence Many Likely Criminally Violated Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
 Oliver Stone Corrects American History. Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States. Tulsa race riot. Wilmington Insurrection of 1898. Tracking the Secret War on Iran. Middle East | Timeline: US-Iran ties. US-Iran relations since 1979: timeline | World news. Iran won't retaliate for nuclear scientist killings. US Officials Confirm Israel’s Role in Iranian Assassinations. Mossad Caught Running MEK Assassinations of Iranian Scientists. New York Times Special Report: The C.I.A. in Iran. Web.mit.edu/mitir/2009/online/us-iran-2.pdf. History of U.S. Intervention in Iran - 1953 Until Present. Iran profile - timeline. The Moment the US Ended Iran’s Brief Experiment in Democracy. US Recognizes Maldives Government That Ousted Democratically Elected Nasheed. 53-Cover%20&%20Historian%20note-New. Congress endorsing military detention, a new AUMF. Guantanamo by the Numbers. Breaking ’08 Pledge, Leaked Trade Doc Shows Obama Wants to Help Corporations Avoid Regulations.
Newly Leaked TPP Investment Chapter Contains Special Rights for Corporations. Man whose WMD lies led to 100,000 deaths confesses all - World Politics - World.