Thought provoking. Controversial. Presidential Puppetry is sure to raise lots of eye-brows. One of those books that inspires readers to look deep beneath the surface.

John Perkins, New York Times best-selling author of "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" and other books

Monthly Archives: February 2013

JFK’s Murder Secrets Test CIA, Court Procedures

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A prominent researcher on secrets remaining from the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy argued Feb. 25 in federal court for legal fees that he required to litigate his 2003 request to the CIA for documents under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).. Jefferson Morley, an author and blogger at Salon and the website […]

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JFK Death Secrets Test CIA, Court Procedures

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A prominent researcher on secrets remaining from the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy argued Feb. 25 in federal court for legal fees required to win his 2003 request to the CIA for documents under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Jefferson Morley, an author and blogger at Salon and the website JFK Facts, asked […]

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Hard Times and Horsemeat: Coming Here?

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My morning newspaper Feb. 17 provided several depressing reports. Readers learned more about the spread of horsemeat in Europe's human food supply. We read also about austerity measures in the United States that hurt the young, old, and those in between. The downward developments are worth noting, especially because they contrast so much with the […]

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GOP Hammers Key Obama Cabinet, CIA Nominees

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Senate Republicans this week continued their challenge of the Obama administration by citing and exploiting vulnerabilities in several key nominees for the second term. The attacks created delays or expected close votes on three important nominees as Treasury and Defense secretaries, and as CIA director. Update: A senate vote Feb. 14 failed to end a […]

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Critics Put Brennan, Hagel, Obama, Petraeus on Firing Line

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A Republican senator threatened Feb. 10 to block two of President Obama's top national security opponents over administration secrecy regarding the Benghazi massacre of four Americans in September. Threatening an unprecedented denial of a president's historic ability to choose advisors, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, left, said he would fight the nominations of John […]

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Petraeus, Benghazi Back In the News

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A Republican senator threatened Sunday to try to block in an unprecedented manner two of President Obama's top national security opponents over administration secrecy regarding the Benghazi massacre of four Americans in September. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, left, said he would the nominations of John Brennan as CIA director and Chuck Hagel as […]

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Critics Condemn Petraeus Chronology, Drone Killing, Detention Tactics

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Today's column is a round-up of troubling news regarding government secrecy regarding the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus in November, as well as increased war-making, detention without charges or trial, and other police state powers by the Obama administration as it proceeds on its second term. Just in is a report that the Petraeus […]

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Newsmax Editor Reflects on Passing of Ed Koch

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Those of us reared in New York City inevitably reflect on the life, achievements, joie de vivre, and passing of three-term mayor Edward Koch, who led the city from the brink of insolvency to a financial rebound. The late mayor died on Feb. 1 of congestive heart failure. The mayor is shown at left at […]

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