Why Won’t Putin Help Middle East Christians?
By Cliff Kincaid
An article titled, “Iraq’s Christians See Putin As Savior,” appeared on the website of The Daily Beast in late June. It was picked up by literally dozens of “news” sites all over the Internet, contributing to the perception that Russia was actually prepared to do something on behalf of these Christians and other minorities.Republican Party Insanity
By Jeff Crouere
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein
Unbelievably, the drumbeat is beginning for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to run for President a third time. The man who lost twice for President is now being encouraged by many party leaders to give it another try.Canadian MP quits NDP caucus, leader too pro-Israel
By Arthur Weinreb
On Wednesday, MP Sana Hassainia, who represents the Montreal area riding of Vercheres-Les Patriotes, announced she was leaving the socialist NDP to sit as an independent until the next election. Fortunately for the NDP and Canada, she also said she will not run for re-election in the next federal election.Al Jazeera’s Ferguson Publicity Stunt
By Cliff Kincaid
We are seeing the herd mentality of the media at work in coverage of Ferguson, Missouri, and even some conservatives have joined the pack. Jonathan V. Last wrote in The Weekly Standard newsletter that arrived in my inbox on Wednesday that “a TV news crew was assaulted by police officers” in Ferguson. That claim is false.Gaza—Australian Politicians Duped By Dud Declaration
By David Singer
The Canberra Declaration on Gaza signed by 76 current and former Federal and State parliamentarians displays their total factual ignorance and political naiveté concerning the war raging between Hamas and Israel for the last six weeks.