“October Surprise”: Preparing for “Something Unexpected”?

At a news conference on October 22, 2008, U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barak Obama was asked about a comment by his Vice Presidential running mate Joe Biden that Obama could expect to be tested within six months of the new presidential term by a “generated” international crisis that will force him to make unpopular decisions. […]

About false flags and war

By Doug Wight Why has our Peace Movement lacked the ability and will to stop two illegal, immoral, and atrocious wars? Perhaps it is an unwillingness to get out of our comfort zone and take some risks which might make an impact? Perhaps it is an unwillingness to be investigative journalists in order to learn, […]

For Lew: Provocations as Pretexts for Imperial War: From Pearl Harbor to 9/11

This if for a gentleman who goes by the name of Lew. He considers himself to be a bit of a scholar on the subject of Propaganda. He comments on the Standard site. I thought he might like this article. By the way for those of you who want to visit the Standard site be […]