Tag Archives: Stephen Lendman

ActivistPost – Stephen Lendman – Obama Intends Shock And Awe Madness On Syria – 8 September 2013

Logo_activistpost-comOverwhelming support for peaceful conflict resolution at home and abroad opposes him. It doesn’t matter. He plans devastating strikes on Syria.

He ordered an expanded hit list. He wants more targets struck. US and French warplanes will supplement cruise missiles. Reports suggest long range B-2 and B-52 bombing.

An unnamed senior national security official said planned air strikes will damage Syria more in 48 hours than insurgents did in two and a half years. Continue reading

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Stephen Lendman – NYPD Stop And Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional – 14 August 2013

StevelendmanNYPD Stop and Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional
 
by Stephen Lendman
 
Longstanding NYPD stop and frisk practices are flagrantly racist. They violate constitutional privacy rights. People of color are systematically targeted.
 
Hundreds of thousands of law abiding residents are persecuted. According to New York’s ACLU, mostly minority “New Yorkers (were) subjected to police stops and interrogations more than 4 million times since 2002.” Continue reading

Stephen Lendman – More Evidence Of Fake Israeli/ Palestinian Peace Talks – 24 July 2013

StevelendmanThere’s plenty already. More builds a stronger case. Previous articles explained. Israeli/Palestinian peace talks were stillborn from inception. They began decades ago. This time’s no different.

Managed news misinformation substitutes for truth and full disclosure. Facts trump propaganda. Palestinians are on their own. Their legitimate government’s excluded from talks.

Imagine holding them with one side denied participation. Imagine a sham process. It’s planned. It’s baked in the cake. The outcome’s predictable. Failure and betrayal define it. Continue reading

Stephen Lendman – What’s Next For Syria? – 22 July 2013

StevelendmanWhat’s Next for Syria?

by Stephen Lendman

Conflict drags on interminably. Dozens or more die daily. Syrian forces outmatch Western-backed death squad terrorists. They’re not rebels. They’re lawless invaders.

They’re US proxy fighters. They’re imported from dozens of countries. They’re waging war against sovereign Syrian independence. Don’t expect duplicitous Western politicians or media scoundrels to explain. Continue reading

Stephen Lendman – Obama Blocks Snowden’s Asylum – 13 July 2013

StevelendmanOn July 12, Russia Today (RT) headlined “US ‘blocks my asylum:’ Snowden human rights activists to airport meeting,” saying:
Snowden remains stuck. He’s in limbo. He’s at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport. He’s in its transit area. A source told Interfax he’ll meet with human rights organizations late Friday.
Airport spokeswoman Anna Zakharenkova said she “can confirm that such a meeting will take place.” Continue reading

Stephen Lendman – Venezuela Grants Snowden Asylum – 7 July 2013

StevelendmanOn July 6, Russia Today headlined ” ‘Free from imperial persecution:’ Venezuela offers Snowden asylum.”

Days earlier, President Nicolas Maduro said asylum would be “seriously” considered if sought. Snowden deserves a “humanitarian medal,” he added.  Continue reading

Stephen Lendman – America’s Independence Day Hypocrisy – 4 July 2013

StevelendmanRon Kovic’s an anti-war activist. He was born on July 4, 1946. Vietnam combat left him paralyzed. He’s wheelchair-bound.

His memoir titled “Born on the Fourth of July” became an Academy Award-winning film. Oliver Stone directed it. Tom Cruise played Kovic. Continue reading