Two children of former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell say his stunning downfall and conviction on public corruption charges can largely be attributed to the corrosive effects of just one person: Their mother.
Hundreds of police officers turned their backs on a screen showing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as he spoke at the funeral of one of two officers killed last week in what has been called an "assassination."
I first wrote about psychologists and torture for Tikkun in 2007 when I was working toward my doctorate in clinical psychology and all hell was breaking loose around revelations that psychologists were involved in torture at Guantánamo Bay and other CIA
Congress rushed out of town this month, leaving in its wake a 1,603-page monstrosity of a spending bill that combined what ought to have been 11 separate appropriations bills into a single piece of legislation.
... Ronald Reagan ... asked, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" ... we might well echo Reagan's question: Are you better off than you were forty years ago? ... [are] we as a society are better off that we were forty years ago.
The target has to be the near $20 trillion of retirement assets in the United States. The final incarnation of this retirement model will most likely be adopted globally by other governments, so those living outside of the U.S. should pay heed as well...
Accusations of brainwashing and authoritarian state control leveled at North Korea can just as easily apply to the American public given the massive orchestration of popular perception by US news media, Washington and its closely aligned Hollywood infotai
Gov. Walker halts spending on new megaprojects. " Departments may not sign any new contracts or commit to any new funding from the federal government" Juneau Access Rd, Ambler Rd, Susitna-Watana Dam, Kodiak Launch Complex, Knik Arm bridge, pipeline
On Friday, December 26th, National Public Radio aired two superbly done pieces of anti-Russia propaganda, which could as well have been written by the U.S. CIA, or by Voice of America, it was so skillfully deceiving.
Almost all wars begin with false flag operations. The coming conflicts in North Korea and Russia are no exception. Mass public hysteria is being manufactured to justify aggression against Moscow and Pyongyang, in retaliation for acts attributed to the Nor
A hundred years since what everyone thought would be a short, victorious war left Europe broken and ruined, statesmen and policymakers of the West have demonstrated they have learned nothing - and regretted nothing - since. While the shooting remains loca
US supplied TOW anti-tank missiles have ended up in the hands of Jabhat Al Nusra, Syria's branch of Al Qaeda. The US provided the missiles to CIA vetted Syrian rebel faction Harakat Hazm in May. A video posted by Al Nusra shows the weapons being used to t
In a blow to the constitutional rights of citizens, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 in Heien v. State of North Carolina that police officers are permitted to violate American citizens' Fourth Amendment rights if the violation results from a "reasonable"
Several people have been arrested for allegedly making "threatening" statements, either verbally or on social media, in many states, including New York, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Massachusetts and Vermont.
As the defining domestic national security event since 9/11, the Boston Marathon Bombing has played a major role in expanding the power of the security state. Although the media quickly accepted the government's assertions that it had captured the culprit
"Constitutional governments and aristocracies are commonly overthrown owing to some deviation from justice...the rich, if the constitution gives them power, are apt to be insolent and avaricious... In all well-attempered governments there is nothing which sho
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world except banks getting whatever they want, whenever they want, regardless of the risk to their own customers. Two major provisions in the US budget bill spell doom for US savers and retirees
Volunteer forces fighting against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists say US military aircraft have dropped weapons in areas held by the terrorist group in Iraq. American helicopters dropped boxes of weapons in Yathrib and Balad districts in Iraq's Salahuddin Pro
In the 1980s, the Reagan administration pioneered "perception management" to get the American people to "kick the Vietnam Syndrome" and accept more U.S. interventionism, but that propaganda structure continues to this day getting the public to buy in to e