OpEd: MSM Keeps Voters Mesmerized By Personalities Not Competence

The US news media has focused on the Hype and Circumstance of political celebrities and weather crisis to the tune of keeping America distracted. Personality wars mean ratings. Ratings mean advertising. AND advertising means money … that’s what its all about. So, American voters are still saturated with fluff and nonsense …

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Afghanistan: Sloppy Warfare, Civilian Deaths Is Wrong Message

Afghanistan dangerously off the radar

It’s hardly an anniversary many will register, but last week marked 30 years since President Jimmy Carter authorised the first covert CIA operations against the government of Afghanistan.

By backing the anti-Communist mujahideen and creating civil unrest, the plan was to provoke a Soviet invasion and thus, […]