America

Peter Beinart writes at the Atlantic: Torture, declared President Obama this week, in response to the newly released Senate report on CIA interrogation, is “contrary to who we are.” Maine Senator Angus…












William J. Astore outlines America’s history of bombing and how we can expect more of it. via TomDispatch (please follow the link to read the entire piece): When you do something again and again, placing…





Andre Vltchek writes at CounterPunch: A specter is haunting Europe and Western world — it is this time, the specter of fascism. It came quietly, without great fanfare and parades, without raised…







Hey American disinfonauts, do you bring your gun to breakfast? From Marketwatch:

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“As a European, this is how I imagine Americans have breakfast”

That caption accompanied the Imgur image above, and it set off an entertaining firestorm across the Internet this week.

Patriots gathered on Reddit, not so much to rail against stereotypes or to flip the script on Europeans, but rather to tackle some of the photo’s inaccuracies.

Crewchief535 said “the eggs should be scrambled. Otherwise, spot on.” Dartpoolpointed out that “the coffee looks way too strong; it would be lighter.”




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