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WORLD  Noam Chomsky: Why the Republican 'Radical Insurgency' Is So Panicked About the Iran Nuclear Deal Chomsky lays out aid the geopolitical and historical context for this important agreement ByVijay Prashad /  Frontline September 17, 2015
Professor Chomsky, how would you characterise the Republican Party’s reaction to the Iran nuclear deal? The Republicans are almost unanimously opposed to the nuclear deal. The current Republican primaries illustrate the proclaimed reasons. Ted Cruz, considered one of the intellectuals of the group, warned that Iran may still be able to produce nuclear weapons, and it could use one to set off an electromagnetic pulse that “would take down the electrical grid of the entire eastern seaboard” of the U.S., killing “tens of millions of Americans”. The two most likely winners of the primary, Jeb Bush and Scott Walker, are battling over whether to bomb Iran immediately after being elected or after the first Cabinet meeting. The one candidate with so…

U.S. Finances ISIS

ISIS Leader Admits to Being Funded by the US By Gabriela Motroc Global Research, September 18, 2015 Australian National Review 16 September 2015 Region:  Theme:  In-depth Report:  2843

Henk Hofland en de Massa 110

The second truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if its business system does not provide employment and produce and distribute goods in such a way as to sustain an acceptable standard of living. Both lessons hit home.
Among us today a concentration of private power without equal in history is growing. Franklin Roosevelt. Message to Congress on Curbing Monopolies. April 29, 1938

Op 31 oktober 1936 verklaarde president Franklin Delano Roosevelt in het Amerikaanse Congres over zijn Second New Deal:
We had to struggle with the old enemies of peace--business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering.
They had begun to consider the Government of the United States as a mere appendage to their own affairs. We know now that Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob.
Never before in all our history have these forces been so united against one candidate as they stand today. They are unan…