Archive for the ‘9/11’ Category

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

Talking to the Taliban

by Warren

The Globe and Mail has put together an excellent video and print documentary on the Taliban, and they’ve done so by actually going to the source and talking to members of this mysterious group that’s been keeping Canadian troops pinned down in Afghanistan for the last seven years.

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

The true cost of the Iraq war

by Warren

The war, now in its fifth year, will cost the United States one TRILLION dollars. Not only that, but a lot of it is borrowed money. Noted economist Joseph Stiglitz crunched the numbers, and according to the Guardian, the numbers ain’t good.

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

America, the fearful superpower

by Warren

Newsweek’s Fareed Zakaria points out in his latest column that while America cowers from perceived threats, the rest of the world still sees it as an aggressive bully. In order for the US to regain its standing in the world, they’re going to have to get past their sense of fear and deal with a rapidly changing world. Zakaria suggests one bright idea might be spending less time on the Middle East and more on China and India.

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

Amnesty International’s “Unsubscribe Me” film shows the horror of US interrogation methods

by Warren

Amnesty International made a film featuring a performance artist going through six hours of the allegedly non-tortuous treatment that prisoners of American forces endure when being interrogated. The artist isn’t acting; every single whimper out of the guy is the real thing. Kind of puts the whole “war on terror” thing in perspective.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Noam Chomsy debunks 9/11 conspiracy theories

by Warren

I’m a firm believer that the fanciful tales of drones and controlled demolitions spun by 9/11 “Truthers” (worst….name….ever!) are utter nonsense. It’s nice to see Noam Chomsy, a voice of reason from the Left, express his disdain for such theories and point out how utterly illogical they are. Check out parts one and two of his thoughts below.