Posts Tagged ‘elections’

News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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The Af-Pak War losing support, ex-Gitmo detainee speaks out, Clinton and Israel threaten Iran, North Korea sentences U.S. journalists to 12 yrs. of hard labor, two-state solution at ‘the top of Obama’s agenda’ SCOTUS shoots down gays in the military, and a 55-hour erection. (more…)

Legislative Aide to Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) Daniel McAdams writes on the LewRockwell.com blog that this could very well be a US-funded experiment or display to enhance global obedience to broke — therefore, dwindling — superpower. (more…)

NYT bestselling author and historian Thomas E. Woods, Jr. on how then-president Warren G. Harding got America out the depression we never read about. Very funny and informative (yet, somewhat vulgar. Ugh!). (more…)

Freedomain Radio host Stefan Molyneux makes the argument against Statism for those who believe government is or can be ‘good’. (more…)

Obama backs off campaign promise to recognize Armenian Holocaust — where 1 to 1.5 million were directly slaughtered, including Assyrians and Greeks — in fear of ‘alienating Turkey’. (more…)

Prof. Chomsky lectures at Boston College (Feb ’09) on the election of Obama in relation to democracy in Bolivia, the public relations of US elections, the Investment Theory of Politics, the new cabinet, bailouts, and protectionism — followed by Q&A that includes Palestine-Israel discussion. (more…)

Stefan Molyneux, host of Freedomain Radio, gave the keynote address at this weekend’s New Hampshire Liberty Forum on the “against me” argument for liberty. Molyneux’s article on this subject–in late ’06–discussed ‘the gun’ further in early ’07 and repeated it later that year in response to libertarian hypocrisy. (more…)

Interview with Prof. Chomsky on the Newspeak and effects of Israel’s elections, the US stance on Palestine-Israel under Obama as ‘continuity’, and activism. (more…)

Gareth Porter on AntiWar Radio with Scott Horton discussing his recent article, “Commanders in Iraq Challenge Petraeus on Pullout Risk”, and today’s article where he compares Obama’s 17,000 troop surge with LBJ’s ’65 surge into Vietnam in the face of a nearly $600m new embassy in Iraq and his $60m Afghan prison expansion. (more…)

An interview with Prof. Chomsky in his office on a potpourri of subjects, centering on anarchism. (more…)

Jesse Rosenfeld speaks to representatives of the Arab Israeli community about the 2009 Israeli elections. (more…)

al Jazeera investigates the politics of Gaza, nationalism, and war going into Tuesday’s elections in Israel. (more…)

Netanyahu vows to not return Palestinian territory upon election. Obama must choose between international law and hypocrisy. (more…)

TRNN interviews NYU history professor Sinclair Thompson on Bolivia’s new constitution. (more…)