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In India, Obama Anchors a Great Wall Around China

January 27, 2015

If Obama’s trip to India were a film, Bollywood might call it Power Dance, while Cinema of China might render it Standing Elephant, Boxed-in Dragon. This trip was a big deal. In diplomacy, perhaps more than any other field, symbolism…

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Israel’s Intense Domestic Politics Drives Netanyahu’s Desperate, Paradoxical Speech

January 26, 2015

If the American government is bipolar, the Israeli government has multiple personality disorder. Binyamin Netanyahu, leader of the Likud party, has been the dominant personality since 2009. But the Israeli body politic is having a fit. And Netanyahu is desperate.…

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Paris Mayor To Sue Lying Fox News Over Their Islamophobic Coverage (VIDEO)

January 20, 2015

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo told CNN that Fox News has insulted her city with their inaccurate and sensationalist coverage of supposed “no-go zones” for non-Muslims, and for that, she is planning on suing the right-wing propaganda television network. Hidalgo told…

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Holy See, Holy Doo: Philippines Lacks Toilets for Millions During Pope’s Visit

January 15, 2015

Let’s just call it Papal Bull… There are not enough toilets to accommodate the expected millions of celebrants for the Pope’s five-day visit to Manila, which began Thursday. There are 80 million Catholics in the Philippines. The centuries-old tradition of…

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Russell Brand: Fox News Just As Bad As Charlie Hebdo Murderers (VIDEO)

January 14, 2015

English comedian and actor Russell Brand continued his ongoing feud with Fox News, and his latest video is sure to inspire a lot of reaction from both sides. Brand calls out Fox News for being a “fanatical terrorist propagandist organization”…

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The Staying Power of Editorial Cartooning

January 13, 2015

“All cartoonists are linked together in the world – it’s our language, one we can communicate in.” –Liza Donelly I would be thrilled to earn a living doing what I am passionate about: commenting on the day’s news in pictures.…

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British PM calls Fox News Terror Expert a “Complete Idiot”

January 12, 2015

Fox News’ supposed Terror Expert Steven Emerson went on a rant this weekend, pushing that network’s xenophobic narrative that the Muslims are coming to take over your world, made some outlandish statements and got called out on them. In an appearance…

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J.K. Rowling Shatters Rupert Murdoch’s Anti-Muslim Bigotry With One Exquisite Tweet

January 12, 2015

J.K. Rowling took on media mogul Rupert Murdoch over his anti-Muslim bigotry. And she did it with one tweet. On Friday, Murdoch blamed all Muslims for the terror attacks last week in Paris with this outrageous message: Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until…

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Serial Rapist And Murderer To Be Euthanized By Belgium This Week

January 3, 2015

Serial rapist and murderer Frank Van Den Bleeken will be put to death by lethal injection this week, at his own request. Belgium, which abolished the death penalty in 1996 but passed a euthanasia law in 2002, is breaking new…

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Obama Spoke Softly on Sony Hack, Now North Korea’s Internet is “Toast”

December 22, 2014

Speculation is ramping up that the President Obama wielded a big stick against North Korea’s network servers after speaking softly about its Sony hack. On Sunday, the President referred to the attack as an act of “cybervandalism” not an act…

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