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US & Wars. North America and Latin America. » Wyden: “Every American Has The RIGHT To Know When Their Govt. Believes It Is Allowed To KILL Them!” Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind! Who Rules America? Power, Politics, & Social Change. By G. William Domhoff Welcome to, a site about how power is distributed and wielded in the United States.

It both builds upon and greatly supplements the book Who Rules America? , now in its 7th edition. The book's new subtitle, "The Triumph of the Corporate Rich," reflects the success of the wealthy few in defeating all of their rivals (e.g., organized labor, liberals, environmentalists) over the course of the past 35 years. The story of how the corporate rich won all the big battles is complicated, but most of the answers are in the new Who Rules America? And/or this Web site; there's also a YouTube video of Bill giving an invited lecture on the topic. There's a special section (including photos and first-hand accounts) about a unique elite social club that's been holding its annual California summer retreat for well over a century: The Bohemian Club & The Bohemian Grove. Questions and Answers Q: So, who does rule America?

A: No, not quite. Q: Then how do they rule? Barack Obama: The Least Transparent President in History. Goodman writes: "'My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.' So wrote President Barack Obama, back on Jan. 29, 2009, just days into his presidency. " By Amy Goodman, The Spokesman-Review 29 March 14 y Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.” As the news industry observed its annual “Sunshine Week” in mid-March, the Associated Press reported that “[m]ore often than ever, the administration censored government files or outright denied access to them last year under the U.S.

This comes as no surprise to Ryan Shapiro, a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who just filed a federal lawsuit against the FBI, the CIA and the National Security Agency, seeking public records pertaining to the U.S. role in the 1962 arrest of Nelson Mandela, which would land him in prison for 27 years. In 2008, when campaigning, Barack Obama was often touted as a constitutional-law professor. Why Is It Necessary For The Federal Government To Turn The United States Into A Prison Camp? | Hawaii News Daily — World. There has been no society in the history of the world that has ever been 100% safe. No matter how much money the federal government spends on "homeland security", the truth is that bad things will still happen.

Our world is a very dangerous place and it is becoming increasingly unstable. The federal government could turn the entire country into one giant prison camp, but that would still not keep us safe. It is inevitable that bad stuff will happen in life. But we have a choice. We can choose to live in fear or we can choose to live as free men and women. Our forefathers intended to establish a nation where liberty and freedom would be maximized. I don't know about you, but I never signed up to live in North Korea. So why do we want to be just like North Korea? When they put in the naked body scanners at U.S. airports and started having TSA agents conduct "enhanced pat-downs" of travelers, I decided that I was not going to fly anymore unless absolutely necessary.

Of course not. Why not? U.S. Should Not Meddle in Ukraine. Ukraine is a dangerous situation because the U.S., at least verbally, is threatening Russia and because Putin and Obama, at least in public, analyze, understand and see the situation there in very different ways. We do not know what was said when Obama and Putin recently conversed at length by telephone. The U.S. and E.U. have embraced the revolution, while Russia does not see that riots are part of a democratic process. A key problem in Ukraine is that there is a strong right-wing, ultra-nationalist and neo-Nazi type party and other similar groups that have played a key role in generating the violence that brought down the government and breaking an agreement reached in late February.

Putin’s rationale for a Russian presence in Ukraine includes reference to this destabilizing and violent element. On the other hand, the public statements of Kerry and Obama focus almost solely on Russia’s reactions and on generalities about democracy and the Ukrainian people. How a Country With One of the World's Largest Economies Is Ditching Fossil Fuels. What if a Muslim Company Used the 'Hobby Lobby' Decision to Impose Its Values on White Christians? The slide towards American theocracy was nudged one more step forward by today's Supreme Court decision in support of the "freedom" of corporations with "religious" beliefs to restrict the rights of their employees. In essence, religious "beliefs" trump the obligations, rights, and responsibilities that come with being members of the polity and a broader political community. The NY Times details the logic of the theocrats as: The 5-to-4 decision, which applied to two companies owned by Christian families, opened the door to challenges from other corporations to many laws that may be said to violate their religious liberty.

Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., writing for the court’s five more conservative justices, said a federal religious-freedom law applied to for-profit corporations controlled by religious families. He added that the requirement that the companies provide contraception coverage imposed a substantial burden on the companies’ religious liberty. Consider the following questions. Le grand échiquier, l'Amérique et le reste du monde, de Zbigniew Brzezinski. Paru en 1997, ce livre a très peu vieilli et se lit avec le plus grand intérêt. Brzezinski a été conseiller de Carter pour les relations internationales et définit, dans ce livre synthétique, ce que doit être la politique américaine sur l'échiquier mondial.

Dans son inspiration, on retrouve un idéalisme très américain : les USA ont pour mission d'assurer la paix mondiale. Toutes ces puissances émergentes se trouvent, selon l'auteur, sur le « continent eurasien ». Cet espace géographique comprend tout les territoires compris entre Lisbonne et Tokyo, en passant par Berlin, Moscou, Tashkent, Pékin, New Dehli. Les relations et intérêts des USA sont donc passés en revue dans chacune de ces zones. C'est extrêmement éclairant, car Brzezinski décrit très directement les intérêts américains, sans les déguiser – même s'il passe sous silence les moyens employés à leur service. Le programme américain est donc le suivant : Je reprends ma lecture... L'auteur reconnaît que la France a (avait !)