The Gunman

by John Feffer Every era has its representative figure. The Neolithic era had the Farmer. The avatar of the Middle Ages was the Monk, bent over an illuminated manuscript. For the period before and after 1492, the Explorer captured the… Continue Reading  

Why the Islamic State Is the Minor Leagues of Terror

by Tom Engelhardt It’s time to panic! As 2015 ended, this country was certifiably terror-stricken. It had the Islamic State (IS) on the brain. Hoax terror threats or terror imbroglios shut down school systems from Los Angeles to New Hampshire, Indiana… Continue Reading  

Obama’s Address: The Truth but Not the Whole Truth

by Robert E. Hunter In his televised address from the Oval Office on Sunday night, the eve of Pearl Harbor Day, President Barack Obama did what he had to do in the wake of the terrorist slaughter in San Bernardino,… Continue Reading