Tag Archives: Michael Collins

OpEdNews – Michael Collins – Turnabout Is Fair Play – Cuba And Ukraine – 1 May 2014

OpEdNewsRussia’s response to United States and European Union efforts in the Ukraine represents a more restrained, lower stakes version of the response by the U.S. to the installation of nuclear missiles in Cuba by the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) in 1962. Today, the headline above could be inverted to read:

Russia Blockades Ukraine, Tells US to ‘Lay Off”

More than 50 years ago, U.S. President John F. Kennedy initiated a naval blockade of Cuba based on photographic evidence of medium range nuclear missile on the island just ninety miles from Florida.   In his address to the nation of October 22, 1962, the president declared:

“All ships of any kind bound for Cuba from whatever nation or port will, if found to contain cargoes of offensive weapons, be turned back.

” ” Any nuclear missile launched from Cuba against any nation in the Western Hemisphere as an attack by the Soviet Union on the United States, requiring a full retaliatory response upon the Soviet Union.” President John F. Kennedy, Oct 22, 1962
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OpEdNews – Michael Collins – One Million Protest In Brazil Last Night – Tropical Spring – 22 June 2013

brazi5by Semilla LuzBrasilia June 20 Semilla Luz)Sparked by a public transportation fare increase in Sao Paolo a week ago, an estimated one million people showed up in cities across Brazil expressing  discontent with the limited opportunities they face and an indifferent government. Continue reading

OpEdNews – Michael Collins – Rigged Elections for Romney? – 22 October 2012

A group of independent researchers caught a pattern of apparent vote flipping during the 2012 Republican primaries that consistently favored Mitt Romney. A form of election fraud, vote flipping occurs when votes are changed from one candidate to another or several others during electronic voting and vote tabulation.  (Image:  Dean  Terry) Continue reading

OpEdNews – Michael Collins – Teaching Torture – 26 September 2012

Texas School District(s) Allow Male Administrators to Paddle Female Students

Sometimes keeping up with our societal decline becomes a bit too much. For example:

SPRINGTOWN, Texas — Like many schools in Texas, “spare the rod and spoil the child” might be considered the motto at Springtown High School. Continue reading