George Orwell would roll over in his grave if he posthumously found out that the inaptly titled "Freedom House" was naming the author of the grossly misnamed "Patriot Act" as chairman of its board of trustees. A U.S. government-funded "non-governmental organization" (NGO), Freedom House bills itself as "an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion … Continue reading PATRIOT Act author Chertoff to head Freedom House board
The recent release of thousands of Central Intelligence Agency files on the John F. Kennedy assassination --which continues this week with another drop of 13,000 documents-- has opened up countless new areas of interest for researchers to study. Critics of federal secrecy who say that the JFK files release will not answer all the lingering … Continue reading 10 astonishing revelations from the JFK files
Recent revelations that U.S. diplomats in Cuba were allegedly targeted with some kind of "sonic weapon" of mysterious origin appear even more alarming this week, as reports emerge that the victims had received diagnoses as serious as "mild traumatic brain injury," beyond the previously reported symptoms such as hearing loss. The acoustic attacks on ten … Continue reading U.S. diplomats suffered ‘brain injury’ from sound weapon in Cuba
Fidel Castro, leader of communist Cuba for half a century, has died at the age of 90. The news of his death comes less than two years after US President Barack Obama took the most substantial actions in decades to ease the tense relationship between Cuba and the US, and follows the election of Donald … Continue reading Will Trump make Guantanamo great again?