Category - Freedom Fries

Guantanamo remembered: A personal...

From Moazzam Begg, a British Pakistani who spent two years in Guantanamo Bay without charge: “You are now the property of the United States and you have no rights” – these were the first words to greet me and other prisoners...

Another Great Reason to be a Canadian

George Bush won’t likely be visiting soon. From an Amnesty International – Canada press release issued today: Canada urged to arrest and prosecute George W. Bush Overview Amnesty International today urged Canadian authorities to...

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Screencaps of Standard & Poor’s...

There was quite a flurry of activity on the Standard & Poor’s wikipedia entry yesterday, 96 revisions in all. As a point of reference, just 17 revisions were recorded from the beginning of July through 5 August. Because I didn’t...

Sanders on S&P downgrade: ‘Where...

From U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’ FB page on the S&P downgrade: I find it interesting to see S&P so vigilant today in downgrading the US credit rating. Where were they 4 years ago when they, and other credit rating agencies...

America’s city of broken dreams: 50...

Looks like a tidier version of a Roma Gypsy camp along a highway. The Thirdworldization continues, and few are noticing. Mad Max isn’t too far away. America’s city of broken dreams: 50 jobless and destitute people set up forest...

Ellsberg: ‘Crimes (Nixon) committed...

Great perspective on secrecy in modern times. From an interview with Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg on CNN’s In the Arena blog: Richard Nixon, if he were alive today, might take bittersweet satisfaction to know that he was...