Tag Archives: John Kerry

Wacky definitions: Deep state

I was with some erudite and well-read people a few days ago and I was met with looks of puzzlement when I brought up the phrase ‘deep state’. I was trying to describe why people should stop reading my blog¬†(at least for the moment) and immediately purchase a copy of The Devil’s Chessboard, a history […]

What is really at stake in Syria? Natural gas or Sarin?

Fair warning–the links on chemical weapons include some graphic photographs.¬† I’ve always suspected that our moral outrage about Syria’s alleged use of poison gas against its own people was not the real reason the US is spoiling for a fight in that part of the world. Let’s face it, the US has very little justification […]

How to fight the revolution…

Just posted the video of my performance on March 18 as part of the Occupy the Empty Space event at Judson Memorial Church in Greenwich Village. The play, How to stop the Empire while keeping your Day Job, has had some 9,000 views on Youtube as I write this. I’ve performed it ten times since […]