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  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Turkey: Another brick in the wall of Censorship

    2014-10-02 05:40:39View | Delete

    Posted by SnakeArbusto and greydogg,  99GetSmart Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : A documentary film called “Until Globe Surface Becomes the Face of Love” tells the story of resistance against state repression during the Gezi Park protests of June 2013 in Turkey. The director, Reyan Tuvi, has worked on scenes recorded at ground zero in real-time [...]

  • By James Petras 99GetSmart Introduction Despite vast amounts of imperial data to the contrary, the great majority of writers on imperialism continue to describe and analyze US imperialism strictly in economic terms, as an expansion of “capital accumulation”, “accumulation on a world scale”. In fact the major and minor US imperial wars have more to do [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: ISIS and the USA: Expansion and Resistance by Decapitation

    2014-09-28 04:30:24View | Delete

    By James Petras 99GetSmart Introduction In order to overcome massive US and world public opposition to new wars in the Middle East, Obama relied on the horrific internet broadcasts of ISIS slaughtering two American hostages, the journalists James Foley and Steve Sotloff, by decapitation.  These brutal murders were Obama’s main propaganda tool to set a [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Friday READ – 26 September 2014

    2014-09-26 07:20:36View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg, 99GetSmart * CHRIS HEDGES: THE COUP D’ ETAT IS OVER, THE CORPORATIONS WON Source: ReasonTV Chris Hedges talks with the libertarians at ReasonTV about capitalism, from Aristotle to AIG. VIDEO @ —————————————————————– * INSIDE THE KOCH BROTHERS’ TOXIC EMPIRE By Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone Together, Charles and David Koch control one of the world’s largest fortunes, which they are [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Wednesday READ – 24 September 2014

    2014-09-24 10:47:12View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg,  99GetSmart * BREAD, CIRCUSES AND BOMBS – THE DECLINE OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE By JimQ, Washington’s Blog

    “Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions — everything, now restrains itself and [...]

  • GREYDOG commented on the diary post Changes to MyFDL by Jane Hamsher.

    2014-09-19 11:03:56View | Delete

    Thank you, Brian. It’s working now. :)

  • GREYDOG commented on the diary post Changes to MyFDL by Jane Hamsher.

    2014-09-19 05:46:13View | Delete

    Hola Jane.

    Could you please put me on the list so I can continue to post at FDL. Thank you. :)

  • GREYDOG commented on the diary post Changes to MyFDL by Jane Hamsher.

    2014-09-18 14:03:46View | Delete

    Hola Jane and FDL editors.

    I’m checking to see if I am on the list. Good luck with the transformation and thank you for the opportunity to cross-post here. :)

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: The Anti-Empire Report #132 – Ukraine and Neo-Nazis

    2014-09-17 06:24:18View | Delete

    By William Blum 99GetSmart Ever since serious protest broke out in Ukraine in February the Western mainstream media, particularly in the United States, has seriously downplayed the fact that the usual suspects – the US/European Union/NATO triumvirate – have been on the same side as the neo-Nazis. In the US it’s been virtually unmentionable. [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Extended Surveillance Bill in Turkey: Legal but not Lawful

    2014-09-16 06:52:58View | Delete

    Thumbnail Erdogan signed more restrictions on Internet freedom into law. Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : Just days after Turkey hosted thousands of delegates from around the world for the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul and boasted about policing and pressuring Internet freedoms in the country, a law has been passed in urgency, almost like escaping from fire. The [...]

  • ThumbnailWritten by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : By referencing a common road sign, Turkish activists declared they won’t turn back. On the 34th  anniversary of the September 12th,  1980 military coup, young liberal Turkish activists organized a protest rally against the retrogression in democratic values and democratization of the country. They got together in Taksim’s Galatasaray Square, [...]

  • ThumbnailPosted by  James Petras 99GetSmart Introduction             The NATO proxy war in the Ukraine started with the violent US-EU-sponsored overthrow of the elected government via a mob putsch in February 2014.  This was well financed at $5 billion, according to President Obama’s Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland. The result was a junta, composed [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: The US and Global Wars: Empire or Vampire?

    2014-09-11 04:12:39View | Delete

    ThumbnailPosted by  James Petras 99GetSmart Are we “empire building” or just extracting resources? Introduction To the growing army of critics of US military intervention, who also reject the mendacious claims by American officials and their apologists of ‘world leadership’, Washington is engaged in ‘empire-building”. But the notion that the US is building an empire, by engaging in [...]

  • Posted by greydogg,  99GetSmart As Summer quickly departs, the Souper Sistas are preparing for the cold months ahead. Many have asked us where they can make monetary donations to help us feed houseless/homeless and low income communities in Long Island areas of need. Though we do not take monetary donations, nor are we a registered 501c3, we [...]

  • Thumbnail The Turkish Pirate Party responds to the latest government policies. Interview by Per Strömbäck, Editor  Netopia: Netopia met Gürkan Özturan, the Spokesperson International Communications, Pirate Party Movement Turkey, at the Internet Governance Forum in Istambul. Interview: Netopia: How do you find the Internet Governance Forum? It is a wonderful opportunity to get to meet other people who want [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Thursday READ – 4 September 2014

    2014-09-04 02:15:25View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg,  99GetSmart * NAOMI WOLF SCHOOLS WAR PROPAGANDIST Source: MOXNews VIDEO @ —————————————————————– * HOAXES, HYPE AND HYSTERIA By Justin Raimondo, AntiWar While Americans were  barbecuing over the Labor Day weekend, the Usual Suspects were busy cooking up new wars, from  Iraq to Ukraine . While this is nothing new – after all, evil never sleeps – one thing I did notice: the stunning [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Tuesday READ – 2 September 2014

    2014-09-02 08:33:55View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg,  99GetSmart * PRESS CONFERENCE – FORMATION OF A STATE Source: YouTube In this “information war” the speed at which this crucial press conference was made available is a major victory against the Empire’s propaganda machine. This is the first time that we hear what the new – post Strelkov – commanders have to [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Sunday READ – 31 August 2014

    2014-08-31 05:18:16View | Delete

    ThumbnailPosted by greydogg,  99GetSmart * THE LATIN AMERICANIZATION OF U.S. POLICE FORCES Sunday Reading By Cosme Caal, Counterpunch From Guatemala City I have been keeping up with the events in Ferguson, Missouri and my heart goes out to those United States citizens who are actively resisting a brutal local police state. I sit awake at night and contemplate how [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: The Covert Origins of ISIS

    2014-08-30 10:55:25View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg,  99GetSmart The Islamic militant group ISIS, formerly known as Al-Qaeda in Iraq, and recently rebranded as the so called Islamic State, is the stuff of nightmares. They are ruthless, fanatical, killers, on a mission, and that mission is to wipe out anyone and everyone, from any religion or belief system and to impose [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Obama Buggers Europe: Sanctions Deepen the Recession

    2014-08-24 04:32:26View | Delete

    ThumbnailBy James Petras 99GetSmart Introduction Sanctions against Ukraine are just part of a program of instability in Europe. The Obama Administration actively pressured Europe to impose harsh sanctions on Russia in order to defend the violent takeover (‘regime change’) in the Ukraine.  England, France, Germany and the rest of the European regimes gave in to [...]

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