The significance of last night’s post about the events in Ferguson, Missouri and in other American cities is that I’m typically not the guy who places the words “America” and “Banana Republic” in the same sentence. Being a fascism conspiracy theorist isn’t my style. But this photo tweeted by Al Jazeera that shows journalists being gassed doesn’t make me feel any […]Read More POISON BANANAS, REVISITED
Let’s quickly replay what happened in Egypt during the past four years and four months, leading up to US Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent talk with Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The US supported a brutal Egyptian strongman in the form Hosni Mubarak for decades… …then turned around and requested that Mubarak step […]Read More CONFUSED ABOUT KERRY’S EGYPT VISIT?