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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 years of “maximum pressure” on Iranians. Our people put an end to such interference in Read more…

The Only Way for Iran to Deal with Trump, is to NOT deal with Him

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 associated with high-status people and institutions. Needing constant admiration from others. Sense of Read more…

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 cesspools of squalor i.e. shit.  Tens of cities are reporting massive increases in homeless populations. Read more…

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 political agendas of the ruling elites. These techniques included portraying victims as either worthy or Read more…

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 Truthdig.com and Harpers.com. For the record, in publishing this article, I want it clearly understood Read more…

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 violated the rule of law, paving the way for Trump’s candidacy. Bill Clinton was exposed Read more…

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 Iran have been playing an awfully dangerous game of cat and mouse. The Trump Administration Read more…

U.S. War with Iran is Inevitable

One key issue facing US financial markets is the fiscal condition of the federal government in the next decade.  As deep throat suggested, to understand what is going you need to “follow the money”. So closer look is warranted to quantify and qualify the risks the US government is facing Read more…

Multiple Dimensions of Iran’s Soft Power

While Iran’s military involvement in regional conflicts and support for militant groups often make headlines, Tehran’s sophisticated soft power strategies aimed at promoting their ideological and political goals in the region are largely overlooked. However, Iran’s soft power opportunities are significant and should not be overlooked. Indeed, Iran has virtually Read more…

5 Lies Our Culture Tells

Four years ago, in the midst of the Obama presidency, I published a book called “The Road to Character.” American culture seemed to be in decent shape and my focus was on how individuals can deepen their inner lives. This week, in the midst of the Trump presidency, I’ve got Read more…

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