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The guy with the withered look in the stained purple dress is doing my work for me. In today's superlative failed blog post by lew, a post that has garnered a single comment and a single rate, he recommends reading Ha'aretz, a publication I've been reading for longer than he's been practic… Read full post »
In the traveler's latest post, he claims that my comment: "Are You really asking for integrity from lew, Kim? Good luck with that?" is abusive and a personal attack. Maybe he suffers from short (or long) term memory deficit.
If someone is caught lying, isn't that sufficient reason t… Read full post »
Warrior in Chief
By PETER L. BERGEN
Published: April 28, 2012
"THE president who won the Nobel Peace Prize less than nine months after his inauguration has turned out to be one of the most militarily aggressive American leaders in decades."
"Liberals helped to elect Barack Obama in… Read full post »
"No Context, But Propaganda Is Amusing
Try as they may to make the news as boring as possible, U.S. media outlets keep churning out hilarious “news” stories. Hardly a day passes without the release of some piece whose… Read full post »
Despitethe fact that I have made references to radiation in food, repeatedly, and despite the fact that scientists know that the resuts of the Japan earthquake's radiation is slowly spreading world-wide, one of my dearest friends, here, has a relative planning to come to Japan to teach.
I've ex… Read full post »
Someone made this utterly baseless and inane statement on LibbyLiberalNYC's last (GREAT, as usual) blog post, soI'd like to present the view from both the left and the right.
From the right
Obama Is A Clear And Present Danger To Our Constitutional Rights
"By action and wor… Read full post »
I seldom disagree with my good friend ONL, but from my vantage point, and from my personal experience, Paul Craig Roberts has a different viewpoint; one with which I happen to agree.
China's GDP fell to 8.1% last month, and all the economists are suddenly falling all over themselves about an… Read full post »
Not only has obama embroiled us in more foreign conflicts than his predecessor, expanded, NOT decreased the military budget, dispatched more drones in three years, than shrub did in eight (with commensurate more collateral damage, presumably), but his apologists here, offer us that he is better than… Read full post »
Israel will not stand idly by as thousands of activists prepare to arrive on Sunday; it will not miss an opportunity to look ridiculous in the eyes of the world.
By Gideon LevySun, April 15, 2012
"And with what shall we frighten the Israeli public in advance of the seventh day… Read full post »
"The January/February issue of Foreign Affairs featured the article “Time to Attack Iran: Why a Strike Is the Least Bad Option,” by Matthew Kroenig, along with commentary about other ways to contain the Iranian threat.
The media resound with warnings about a likely Israeli attack on Iran… Read full post »
America: The Best Country in the World at Being Last -- How Can We Change That?
" . . . The group of twenty advanced democracies—the major countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, the… Read full post »
I was really relieved when Dr. Bramhall was shown the light, first in a comment, then in a blog post devoted to her obviously delusional reference to america as a police state.
Needless to say, the fool on the hill offered no details, nor facts to back up his contentions. He… Read full post »
frank apisa, has a perspective on american life which provides him "superior" insights into the realities that exist in america, than those who comment below, who range in their views from the left to the right, and the center.
Certainly, years of smoking "5 or 6 joints… Read full post »
"The mens' men who are threatening Iran now are the real cowards' cowards. The brave ones are in fact those who are trying to thwart the insanity, from former Mossad chief Meir Dagan to Interior Minister Eli Yishai."
By Gideon Levy
If Iran dares mount a nuclear attack against Israel, Iran w… Read full post »
Satellite Image of 'Large Steel Container' Said to Be Part of Release
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been hyping an impending release of “evidence” of a clandestine nu… Read full post »
When a poster questioned me on a previous post as to why I indicated that cain was finished, I provided a laundry list of reasons why he wasn't qualified to run, from the beginning, even if there were no sexual improprieties.
Even had he not hired this clown to manage his… Read full post »
"COMMENTARY | Rumors that exacerbated by the recent test of a Jericho long range missile capable of hitting that country, have gotten administration officials worried.is poised to attack 's nuclear installations,
They are not worried Ir… Read full post »
Ben Sen and I have had our differences from time to time in the past, but I am sick and tired of those who refuse to acknowledge or deal with facts, bullying him around.
I hate to be redundant, but some people whose names need not be mentioned refuse to… Read full post »
Like the long-running popular comedy show, "I Love Lucy," starring Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, we've got our own version of that zany couple right here on Open Salon.
As many know, the traveler freely confirms that he goes by the monnicker, lew, and barbara is commonly known as babs, here.… Read full post »
Several of OS's resident "intellectuals" have, collectively decided that Anwar Al-Awkwali's assassination is justified, even though as an american citizen, he had no benefit the fifth ammendment of the Constitution requires:
For years now, whether it be peaceful protests at national conventions, ecologically aimed protests, or the current protests, police have been using strong arm tactics to disperse or in many cases pre-empt protest, entirely.
The first ammendment reads: The First Amendment prohibits gover… Read full post »
Borowitz Report) – Labor Day, one of America’s most
beloved and longest-celebrated holidays, has been officially moved
to China, U.S. officials confirmed today.
The Labor Day celebrations are expected to kick off Monday afternoon in Beijing with a barbeque attended by ove… Read full post »