Published on Dissident Voice, by Paul Craig Roberts, Jan 30, 2017.
The mindlessness is unbearable. Amnesty International tells us that we must “fight the Muslim ban” because Trump’s bigotry is wrecking lives. Anthony Dimaggio at CounterPunch says Trump should be impeached because his Islamophobia is a threat to the Constitution. This is not to single out these two as the mindlessness is everywhere among those whose worldview is defined by Identity Politics.
One might think that Amnesty International should be fighting against the Bush/Cheney/Obama regime wars that have produced the refugees by killing and displacing millions of Muslims. For example, the ongoing war that Obama inflicted on Yemen results in the death of one Yemeni child every 10 minutes, according to UNICEF. Where is Amnesty International?
Clearly America’s wars on Muslims wreck far more lives than Trump’s ban on immigrants. Why the focus on an immigration ban and not on wars that produce refugees? Is it because Obama is responsible for war and Trump for the ban? Is the liberal/progressive/left projecting Obama’s monstrous crimes onto Trump? Is it that we must hate Trump and not Obama? … //
… The liberal/progressive/left will end up discrediting all critics, thereby empowering those to whom the liberal/progressive/left are most opposed.
(Paul Craig Roberts is an American economist, author, columnist, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, and former editor and columnist for corporate media publications. He is the author of The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism. Read other articles by Paul, or visit Paul’s website).
(my comment: I am not a Trump follower, but I am grateful to him that he finishes the threat of war with Russia, a war we Europeans would have to suffer with Clinton. And I agree with the above critic. I see the progressive left (American as European one, and also the Mainstream Media) they are all like captured by elite’s believes, our famous leftist writers are drunk by elite’s way of thinking – it’s a long time they have lost their compass, becoming a part of this corrupt system. So let’s them go to history’s garbage heap – Heidi).
Excelsior columnist Dr. Pandita gets Padma Shri, see our today’s text on Geopolitical Analysis;
Muslim face veil ban on Austrian ruling coalition action plan, on RT, Jan 30, 2017: a ban on all Muslim face veils in public places is part of new measures agreed by Austria’s ruling coalition partners, and is due to be implemented before the next parliamentary vote in 2018;
(my comment: I have eternally the same position … any veil may be admitted as soon as GOING NACKED IN THE STREETS will be permitted. Both interdictions, pretended shocked feelings, freedom of expressions … are EXACTLY THE SAME.
Point, finish the discussion – Heidi).
Obama’s Pathological Legacy: Heartless War Crimes, Saving the Victims, Political Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, on Global Research.ca, by Prof. James Petras, Jan 24, 2017: Chelsea Manning as Bait;
( Munchausen syndrome; /See also; /External Links);
Launching the Socialist Register 2017, Rethinking Revolution, on Socialist Project.ca, by Socialist Register SR, Jan 12, 2017: the book on Socialist Register;
(published also on YouTube: part 1, 36.29 min; part 2, 33.19 min;
Rede eines Soldaten über Afghanistan und den Kampfeinsatz für die Bundeswehr, 101.23 min, hochgeladen von Freie PropagandaNEO am 18. Dez 2016 … Buch: Vier Tage im November, mein Kampfeinsatz in Afghanistan … über Afghanistan, im Herbst 2010;
… and this: