Review: “Waco: A Survivor’s Story” by David Thibodeau

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

I give the newly re-published book 4/5, mainly for historical importance and for style.

Noam Chomsky: tears for refugees, the American “battle lab” at Guántanamo, and how the USA uses torture systems today

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

There are two things below that I think stand out from what is otherwise a radiant interview: first, the outstanding article on how Chomsky reacted at speaking with refugees from Plain of Jars. Second, the details of the Cheney-Rumsfeld-created “battle lab”, which is a military-lingo euphemism for “torture lab” at the Guántanamo Bay camp.

“Mail Men: The Story of the Daily Mail”—the first insanity

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

I’m currently reading “Mail Men: The Unauthorized Story of the Daily Mail – the Paper That Divided and Conquered Britain” by Adrian Addison. It starts from the beginning, in the early 20th century, and about 15% into the tome, it describes the demise of one of its founders, Alfred_Harmsworth, and actually shows how insanity and austerity really blends well, and are quite impossible to tell apart.

Trump’s closest friends in government, explained

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Naomi Klein introduces Trump’s team. This is a worthwhile read.

Mark Thatcher: corruption and crime wander through the rich

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

This is a short excerpt from a spectacular book on the global arms corruption. Mark Thatcher exploited over 12 million pounds from the British population – his mother dug an even deeper grave. Read up! Also, see the documentary.