The Minister Who Threw Out The FBI from Iceland

. . Ögmundur Jónasson is a rare person indeed – a politician (from Iceland) who has integrity. He has served as a member of the Icelandic Parliament, since 1995. He is currently the Chairman of the Parliament’s Constitutional and Supervisory Committee and is a representative to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. WhenContinue reading “The Minister Who Threw Out The FBI from Iceland”

So, We Have Another Totally Ignored Leak on Corruption

. So, now we have the “Pandora Papers”. Some more extremely brave people have risked everything to bring this information to the world. Why did they bother? Does anyone in the western world really care what goes on in the halls of power and the boardrooms of the elites? It doesn’t look like it. Yes,Continue reading “So, We Have Another Totally Ignored Leak on Corruption”

Hate Crimes Against Muslims Surge AFTER They Are Attacked (!)

. . There are many things that surprise me in life and sometimes not in a pleasant way. Before 9/11, I had no real clue about Islam or Muslims. What they believed in and where and how they lived. I don’t think I was alone in that regard as a westerner. But 9/11 changed allContinue reading “Hate Crimes Against Muslims Surge AFTER They Are Attacked (!)”

Why Are Ordinary People Always Ignored?

. Since I have become much more aware of how life and the world actually function – as opposed to my previous life where I was living in a cosy blanketed dream world – I have been active in corresponding with official people and public organizations about the things that they say which are demonstrablyContinue reading “Why Are Ordinary People Always Ignored?”

The Sun Never Sets on Their Killings

. U.S. Military says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including 7 children – NO Terrorists – in ‘tragic mistake.’ . “If there is a nation that commits unspeakable atrocities, it is the United States of America. They don’t care about human beings.” Nelson Mandela, 2003. Even as reports of civilian casualties emerged, the topContinue reading “The Sun Never Sets on Their Killings”

Thank God for Peaceful White People To Save Us From The New Yellow Peril!

. . Wow! Look at China’s aggression in the map below in the Asia-Pacific region – its own region by the way. China has been so aggressive and built so many red military bases there………Can you see them all in the bright red of the Chinese flag? (not the red, white and blue flags) IfContinue reading “Thank God for Peaceful White People To Save Us From The New Yellow Peril!”

Are Human Rights Organizations Real?

. I’ve done a bit of research on Amnesty International recently. I didn’t really know anything about it or any of the many other organizations out there other than what might be generally gleaned from the public chatter and the image that is self generated by them. What I found is not really encouraging withContinue reading “Are Human Rights Organizations Real?”

Why Have Humans Always Needed Someone?

Note – this post is written tongue in cheek and respects all faiths and beliefs. . Ever since I was quite small I remember being exposed to religion. There was not really any choice in the matter. One parent was a slightly devout Catholic and so myself and my siblings all had to trundle offContinue reading “Why Have Humans Always Needed Someone?”

Can One Person Really Make a Difference?

One comment you hear from time to time is, “can one person really make a difference?” In other words, why bother trying to improve anything as it is all too hard and one person can’t change anything anyway. I’m sure you’ve heard this or something like it. It might seem all too hard, but, actuallyContinue reading “Can One Person Really Make a Difference?”

The Deadly “Spanish” Flu Started in America.

Another story from the mainstream media hall of shame… . . What is known to be one of most devastating pandemics in history – The Great Spanish Flu of the early 20th Century – had nothing to do with Spain at all. It is just another example – like the Iran Contra scandal that hadContinue reading “The Deadly “Spanish” Flu Started in America.”

The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media – Part 1

. Part 1 – Repeal of The Fairness Doctrine The “fairness doctrine” of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), introduced in 1949, was a policy that required the holders of television and radio broadcast licenses to present controversial issues of public importance and to do so in a manner that was honest, equitable, and balanced. The fairness doctrine hadContinue reading “The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media – Part 1”

Mainstream Media Bias… Behind the Curtains

. . https://fair.org/uncategorized/jailing-of-a-british-blogger-should-worry-journalists-on-both-sides-of-the-atlantic/ “3 Reasons Why the Arrest of a Journalist by Belarus is Troubling” So says the NPR headline above from the 25th May, 2021. Other western mainstream media giants like the New York Times, Associated Press (AP) and the Wall St Journal (WSJ) followed suit, zeroing in on the case of a BelarusContinue reading “Mainstream Media Bias… Behind the Curtains”

The Universe Explained…Properly.

. Freeing myself from the hold of the mainstream media was personal journey of about a decade. It even involved the discovery of new scientific laws as well as the application of some traditional old ones! Two of Sir Issac Newton’s laws of motion are very useful when determining why so many people are blindContinue reading “The Universe Explained…Properly.”

Why I’m Back Near The Fence on Climate Change

Climate change. It is one of the biggest “hot button” issues of our time, maybe the biggest. I used to be a firm believer in it. Now I am not so sure. The most significant thing which has put me back near the fence came after I gave global warming some thought and did someContinue reading “Why I’m Back Near The Fence on Climate Change”

Nazi Germany’s Greatest Crime Wasn’t the Holocaust

If you asked most people what Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler, greatest crime was I think most would say the holocaust. And for good reason – for that was a horror that supposedly shocked the western world when it was “uncovered.” Images such as the one above really make one wonder about how and whyContinue reading “Nazi Germany’s Greatest Crime Wasn’t the Holocaust”

Is China Spying – It’s the USA That Often Gets Caught!

. . Formal apologies from the Whitehouse abond as America gets caught over again spying even on its closest friends and allies. … The list of foreign countries, foreign leaders and international organizations that the United States has been caught spying on continues to grow. With friends like America, who needs to worry about RussiaContinue reading “Is China Spying – It’s the USA That Often Gets Caught!”

French Colonial Horrors in Algeria

Western Wars and Persecution Usually Go Unnoticed https://www.france24.com/en/20120316-commemorations-mark-end-algerian-war-independence-france-evian-accords I recently watched a documentary about the 8 years long Algerian War of Independence against France, lasting from 1954-1962. I had no clue just how vicious and violent and devastating this conflict was. France officially claims the dead numbered “only” about 500,000. Algeria claims 1.5 – 3.0 millionContinue reading “French Colonial Horrors in Algeria”

The Case of the Disappearing Documentary

A strange thing happened this last week to a major German network’s (DW TV) documentary about Julian Assange, called “The Price of Truth.” First the documentary – presumably about the detention and what’s been called torture of Assange – was visible as normal, as below. Shortly afterwards, the screen was partially blacked out, but theContinue reading “The Case of the Disappearing Documentary”

Xinjiang at the Heart of China’s Plan to Connect Asia with Europe

Any disruption to the BRI that can be created from outside sources (like trade wars, sanctions and claims of genocide) may slow the rise in living standards of tens of millions of people in eastern Europe, central Asia and Africa, but it won’t affect the long term outcomes.