• Fake News

    Fake News

    In 2012 I wrote an entry about Julian Assange and Russia Today (RT). At the time, observing activism...

  • A Theory of Peace

    A Theory of Peace

    “Those love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.” Martin Luther King J...

  • War with Me

    War with Me

    I’m built backwards.  I have legs for arms, hands for feet.  No, that’s not the right.  I was wise b...

  • VFP Convention 2015: A Reflection

    VFP Convention 2015: A Reflection

    VFP Convention 2015: A Reflection By Michael Bassett I am grateful to Veterans For Peace (VFP) for t...

  • Best Practices for Helping our Homeless Veterans

    Best Practices for Helping our Homeless Veterans

    They sleep under bridges and hide in vacant door ways We once armed them and told them to: Defend Us...

Shills, Shills Everywhere

We live in a time where sometimes it is very hard to discern fact from fiction. For me, this is a conspiratorial change that happened during the hyper intelligence activity of the Cold War, but the Cold War is always my issue, let’s make this about what it is. The shill is a grifter term used to describe a person ... Read More »

Egyptian Military Hijacks the Arab Spring

Over the course of the last three days violence has erupted in the streets of Egypt and there have been reports of people set on fire and at least 15 deaths in the last 24 hours. The people believe, rightly so, that Egyptian military has co-opted all their hard work in a constitutional coup d’état. “Earlier this month, the military ... Read More »

NYPD Internal Affairs

The first thing that I learned about the NYPD that shocked me was that they have their own intelligence department and their own people serving in the middle east as anti-terrorism agents. The second thing that shocked me, which a retired officer told me in Coney Island, was that NYPD has 34k officers. Ray Kelly, in an interview with 20/20, ... Read More »

Profit Focused Military

As a Navy veteran, I can speak for the unreasonable profit focus drive of the military industrial complex. I had to witness people be turned away from medical care with nothing but Motrin and the need for hearing protection from the sound of jets taking off on an aircraft carrier ignored for the sake of presentation in lieu of micro-management. ... Read More »

Banking Industrial Complex Memo on OWS

  Chris Hayes from MSNBC broke a story today about a piece of memorandum issued by DC lobbying firm Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranfor to the American Bankers Association (ABA). The memo outlines a $850K strategy to discredit Occupy Wall Street. After the eviction from Liberty Park between Tuesday and Wednesday, Thursday’s soon to be historic Occupation of Brooklyn Bridge was the OWS ... Read More »

It’s Not So Pretty in Emerald City

Written by Jack Doxey Vice President, Veterans for Peace, San Diego Chapter Published with permission by Patrick Gokey Every time I pick up friends or relatives at the San Diego Airport I enjoy watching their reactions as they see, for the first time, the San Diego skyline. They are particularly impressed with the breathtaking views at night. The bright lights ... Read More »

Occupy Wall Street Block Party

http://occupywallst.org/ Today is the international day of action. Protesters have been flocking to the financial district to disrupt its daily operations. Around the world protesters join in solidarity. CNN and Fox news are misreporting the numbers. Many retaliatory actions against OWS seemingly created over night. The national guard is on standby and there are reports that LRAD’s have already been ... Read More »

Law Enforcement Oath of Honor

I think it is time that the police are reminded of the Oath of Honor they took upon becoming a police officer. According to the International Organization of Chiefs of Police: Police officers take risks and suffer inconveniences to protect the lives, defend civil liberties, secure the safety of fellow citizens, and they endure such risks and tolerate such inconveniences ... Read More »

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