9/11 and aftermath

The “biggest security disaster in U.S. history,” the attacks on September 11, 2001. They lead to a perpetual war “on terror” for perpetual peace – the kind of peace you can find in graveyards. And they were used by the Powers That Be to gradually abrogate civil liberties both within the U.S. and internationally.

Palm Trees Never Lie

The palm tree, known to botanists by the Latin name Phoenix dactylifera, is an ancient tree that has been grown in Iraq for thousands of years. There are about 450 varieties (cultivars) in Iraq. They vary in size, shape, and color. Scene from footage of U.S. Army as broadcast by world media, allegedly depicting U.S….

Outlaw History #36

Professor Ward Churchill, a product of the academic left, whose area of expertise is social activism on behalf of American Indian rights, committed a thought crime following the 9/11 Islamist attack on New York City and the Pentagon. He wrote that the victims (the victims!) of the World Trade Towers were “little Eichmanns.” That is…

Outlaw History #37

I agree with Ward Churchill when he observes that “we cannot allow the U.S. government, acting in our name, to engage in massive violations of international law and fundamental human rights and not expect to reap the consequences.” I agree with this statement, and with almost everything else Churchill says about 9/11. He is right…

Outlaw History #38

Last night I was at the local cultural center, a cigar store on the Boulevard downtown, and the question came up about the Pope's hospitalization. There is a rumor going about in Mexican intellectual circles that the Pope is not sick, but was hospitalized by his cardinals so that he does not have to receive…

Outlaw History #11

It's all over CNN. A US marine shot and killed a wounded Iraqi prisoner. We are shown the Iraqi lying on an interior floor, twisted on one side, his head and shoulders propped up against the wall. We hear a marine remark that the Iraqi is breathing but “pretending” to be dead. Whereupon one of…

Outlaw History #12

A Letter from Albert Doyle In some ways I feel sorry for the young Marine caught on a news film shooting a wounded Iraqi prisoner. The Marine is the product of a system which taught him to kill. His job is to kill the enemy, and we have heard his leaders, from the White House…

Outlaw History #14

Tuesday, November 23, 2004 Radek Sikorski interviews Paul Wolfowitz in FrontPage magazine today (23 November). Sikorski is director of the New Atlantic Initiative at the American Enterprise Institute. Paul Wolfowitz is Paul Wolfowitz. There is a mind-set shared by the Sikorskis and Wolfowitzs that suggests how we morally justify the US alliance with Israel, the…

Outlaw History #7

Dear Bradley: I just went on your web site and read newsletter no. 2 (9/29/04). I enjoyed it and it made some effective points, but it also raised in my mind the following caution: any discussion of “terrorism” is apt to get out of focus by sliding away from a clear definition of the word….

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