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US says has right to “defend” (plunder) Syria oilfields

Donald Trump plays the Ugly American role to perfection Press TV interview featuring Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor “The Pentagon claims that revenues from US-controlled oilfields in northeastern Syria are channeled into (terrorist) forces backed by the US in the country.” -Press TV Smedley Butler, who would have founded Veterans Today if the internet had existed back then, famously said “War Is a Racket.” Normally US presidents don’t admit that. They say they’re defending democracy, human rights, oppressed minorities—anything but oil and gangsters and corporate profits. Donald Trump, with his tasteless, charmingly psychopathic lack of hypocrisy, has changed all that. From…


US should declare independence from Middle East

It’s Independence Day – so let’s declare independence from the Middle East! “Codependency is defined as a psychological condition or a relationship in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with a pathological condition (typically narcissism or drug addiction)… “The US and certain Middle Eastern countries are trapped in what might be called a mutually codependent relationship. On the one hand, the US is the narcissistic oil addict that insists on manipulating and controlling the Middle East. But from another perspective, key Middle Eastern nations Israel and Saudi Arabia are the narcissistic dollar addicts that…