Silencing the United States as It Prepares for War — John Pilger | Information Clearing House

Love it! Factual, cogently argued . . . and scary as hell!

“The 2016 election campaign is remarkable not only for the rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders but also for the resilience of an enduring silence about a murderous self-bestowed divinity. A third of the members of the United Nations have felt Washington’s boot, overturning governments, subverting democracy, imposing blockades and boycotts. Most of the presidents responsible have been liberal – Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, Clinton, Obama.”

Taking Sides

[Hat tip to Paul Craig Roberts]

Silencing the United States as It Prepares for War

John Pilger takes apart the liberal commentariat and points to the need for a genuinely anti-imperialist analysis of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and yes — Bernie Sanders.
By John Pilger

May 27, 2016 “Information Clearing House” – “teleSur” –  Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when he was shot and I saw his assassin, preparing to kill him. It was a baptism in the American way, along with the salivating violence of the Chicago police at the Democratic Party’s rigged convention. The great counter revolution had begun.

The first to be assassinated that year, Martin Luther King, had dared link the suffering of African-Americans and the people…

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4 thoughts on “Silencing the United States as It Prepares for War — John Pilger | Information Clearing House

  1. Thank you for the reblog, Alan. I’ve been meaning to get back here, but as you well know there is more material to sift through and read that I can keep abreast of . . . I’ll try to make time today to catch up, here . . .

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