Weaponization of History and Journalism

Strategic Culture by PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS   «We don’t need no stinkin’ facts» In the United States facts, an important element of truth, are not important. They are not important in the media, politics, universities, or the courtroom. Non-factual explanations of the collapse of three World Trade Center buildings are served up as the official…

If We Erase Our History, Who Are We?

Buchanan.org by Patrick J. Buchanan   When the Dodge Charger of 20-year-old Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr., plunged into that crowd of protesters Saturday, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, Fields put Charlottesville on the map of modernity alongside Ferguson. Before Fields ran down the protesters, and then backed up, running down more, what was happening…

Key Myths and Facts about the Atomic Bombings of Japan

Washington’s Blog by Robert Barsocchini   In 1945, US president Harry Truman (who had dictatorial control over the atomic bomb) and his advisor James Byrnes intentionally prolonged the US war with Japan until, and apparently so that, they could target Japanese civilians, without warning, with atomic bombs. The bombings were planned and carried out, as Alperovitz notes in…