Why Can’t Trump and his allies leave Iran,…

It is common knowledge that Iran has a defense budget less than the cost of one U.S. aircraft carrier. It is also common knowledge that Iran has not invaded a country or started a war…

7 +1 Reasons Why the US is Behind…

Everywhere I look, its very clear that the ‘Drone Attacks’ on two Aramco facilities in Saudi Arabia to be very suspicion. Much like 9/11, the US administration was very quick to point to a culprit…

10 Reasons Why Israel is Now Less Secure…

There is a morbid fear of Iran and Iranians in the West, driven largely by Israel’s Prime Minister, Bibi Netanyahu’s (now multi-decade) anti-Iran policy designed to promote Israel’s security. This is ‘good’ domestic politics in…

Without the UK, the EU is smaller than…

What does Brexit mean for the rest of the EU? Whether Britain’s departure is a boon or a burden for the country’s economy is a hugely contentious issue in the UK, but the effect on…

Trade war drives Manufacturing out of China –…

Trade war drives Manufacturing out of China – but Not back to U.S. Japanese motor supplier Nidec recently said that it will move some production out of China, joining Panasonic and other companies, including Chinese…

Khomeini was Carter’s Bitch

This past week I had the misfortune of responding to Javad Zarif’s tweet “66 years ago today, a coup instigated by the US and the UK overthrew the democratically-elected Government of Iran. This atrocity followed…

Brexit Is About Britain Becoming a ‘huge tax…

A NO-DEAL BREXIT will turn Britain into the “largest tax haven” in Europe, helping the country’s finance recover from the strains it will experience in the short term, two top economists said. New EU rules…

Zarif Sanctions Are Designed to Stop Iran from…

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, an extraordinary move that could vastly complicate President Donald Trump’s stated desire to launch new negotiations with Iran. The sanctions are sure…

Trumptard Regions Have Seen No Benefit from Trump

It’s a deeply ironic fact, but the good folks that voted for Trump, keep voting against themselves. Trump has found this group’s emotional buttons, which has conveniently ensured that his voters are completely devoid of…

Voters in Trumptard Regions are Fat (as well…

Obesity has been on the rise over the past decade across the US, despite the advent of Instagram, "athleisure" and boutique fitness classes. According to data from the CDCP, obesity has risen "significantly" in the…

Breaking Up Britain would be Sweet Justice for…

Breaking Up Britain would be Sweet Justice for Putin There is no question that Britain was a prime mover in the rise of Gorbachev! It was Thatcher after-all who earmarked him in 1984. Mysteriously, a…

Iran Is Right, but Also Wrong!

A woeful sign of the Trump administration’s bankrupt foreign policy is that, in the dispute with Iran over the Obama-era nuclear deal, the Iranians are in the right and the United States is in the…

When All Else Fails, Pick on Iran, Start…

This past week, we have been deluged with news of a tanker carrying Iranian oil, being ‘captured’ while navigating the straits of Gibraltar by British authorities. Strangely this ‘capture’ coincided with the release of internal…

America Last – The Real Meaning of Trump’s…

(Stockman) In the present era of 24/7 “breaking news”, the journalistic information intermediated by the internet and the cable networks has largely been reduced to noise, devoid of signal. Or at least any historical context…

Trump Needs Iran to Make A Deal With…

Trump’s bluster about “obliterating Iran” hides a fundamental truth: if he wants a deal with the Taliban (to pull 14000 troops out of Afghanistan) then he must be softer on Iran. It almost makes his…

US ‘spat’ with Iran, is not about Iran…

It’s no secret, there have been multiple articles in papers this past week explaining to those that are interested that Trump’s policy towards Iran is about China (not Iran). The idea here is to send…

Trump is Turning the U.S. Into A Shithole…

In case you did not know, Neel Kashkari is on the short list to be nominated as the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve board. Who is Neel, what does this mean? Neel Kashkari is…

With Iran, Trump Acts in His Self-Interest Not…

There is a celebration after every election in Delaware, it’s called “Burying the Hatchet” Nowhere else in the nation is there a post-election “healing” event and official burying of the political hatchet like Sussex County’s…

Iran Has Been Swindled Badly by Russia Since…

The stand-off with the West has led to Iran cozying up with Russia and China. But Iranians should be clear, Russia is no friend, no ally – and must be deeply distrusted by Iranians. In…

The Only Way for Iran to Deal with…

Trump is a narcissist. Individuals with NPD (Narcissistic Personality Disorder) display the following symptoms: Grandiosity with expectations of superior treatment by others.Fixated on fantasies of power, success, intelligence, attractiveness, etc.Self-perception of being unique, superior, and…

Trump Admin Has a Serious Credibility Problem on…

Two tankers with petrochemical products were attacked while crossing the Gulf of Oman this past week. Coming only a few days after Trump sanctioned Iran's petrochemical exports points to Iran's involvement. Despite the obvious lack…

Trump is Turning America Into A Shit Hole

The writing is on the wall. All economic metrics are trending downward. And, there are anecdotal observations of a significant downturn. All over America, large portions of our major cities are being transformed into stomach-churning…

With Iran, This Year becomes Next Year and…

Just a year ago, at a Paris gathering, Bolton told members of the Iranian exile group, known as the Mujahedeen Khalq, MEK, or People’s Mujahedeen, that the Trump administration should embrace their goal of immediate…

The Many Lies Behind Trump’s Latest Iran Troop…

The Trump administration made a grand and empty show Friday of announcing the dispatch to the Middle East of 1,500 US military personnel, allegedly to signal Iran not to attack US troops in the region.…

The Mass Media is Poisoning Us with Hate

In “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media,” published in 1988, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky exposed the techniques that the commercial media used to promote and defend the economic, social and…

Scapegoating Iran

This article is essentially a transcript of an Interview with Iranian ambassador to the United Nations, Gholamali Khoshroo with “Mr. Fish” who is also known as Dwayne Booth, is a cartoonist who primarily creates for…

We Know Exactly Who Gave Us Trump

Donald J. Trump’s presidential ambition has simmered for decades. He was and is a regular TV watcher and saw the changing political landscape. One by one, previous presidents diminished the integrity of the presidency and…

U.S. Policies have Led Iran into the Arms…

Trump's Iran policies have left the country with no choice but to turn to Russia and China. The Trump administration continues to impose heavy (maximum pressure) sanctions on Iran and those that trade with it—which…

Iran Caught in the Middle of the 21st…

We are witnessing the wholesale realignment of global economic and political forces. Brexit, and US-China relations are only a few manifestations of a much larger ‘game’. At the heart of the transformation is the creation…

Europe, Russia and China Are in A Terrifying…

Our local independent movie theater was showing a film called “Meeting Mikhail Gorbachev”. In the film, Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements.…

The Iran War Racket

Read the news very carefully. The war looming with Iran is a racket. We are watching a crisis unfold before us. The last few days have not inspired much hope in me – the United States and…

Israel War with Iran is Inevitable (To Position…

It’s a simple fact, for Israel all roads to prosperity lead through Iran. Over the next 35 years, the global economic power center of gravity will shift from advanced economies in North America, Western Europe…