Monthly Archives: March 2012

Banjo Man: Earl Scruggs

Yesterday we lost a true American music legend in Earl Scruggs.  He died in Nashville, at the age of 88, and will forever be remembered as a trailblazer of the banjo, and one of the pioneers of bluegrass and country music.  … Continue reading

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The War You Don’t See

I watched a fantastic documentary over the weekend by acclaimed Australian journalist, John Pilger, who challenges the role the media played and continues to play, in conflicts like Iraq, Afghanistan, and Israel/Palestine.  Pilger’s reputation requires no elaboration (Wiki page linked below) but he … Continue reading

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Considerations: Afghan Civilians Murdered

Does anyone believe that Robert Bales, the American soldier being accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, is actually going to get an impartial trial here in the states?  The US military is conducting the trial, half way across the world without … Continue reading

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Follow Up To Obama’s Attempts to Conceal the Truth In Yemen

A follow up to yesterday’s post concerning the story by Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill, concerning civilian deaths at the hands of US airstrikes in Yemen, and the attempted coverup by the Obama Administration and Yemeni government, which led to the imprisonment … Continue reading

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Obama’s Efforts to Suppress The Truth In Yemen

Outstanding journalism by Glenn Greenwald of Salon.com and Jeremy Scahill of The Nation, exposing the injustice being exacted on Yemeni reporter Abdulah Haider Shaye, as he remains dubiously imprisoned in Yemen, as a result of President Obama urging former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to rescind … Continue reading

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Civil Rights: Gay Marriage

Why are we debating whether or not gay and lesbian couples should be allowed to get married?  Why are we wasting our time, allowing ignorance to reign supreme, by denying human beings, basic rights that everyone should enjoy?  Do we … Continue reading

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Exposing the Cover Up

In my attempts to compare media outlets and determine who actually gives impartial coverage to stories that are often damning to America, I’m compelled to comment on the fact that since the story on the link below came out, outside … Continue reading

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