(As the Drone Flies) by Ralph Nader From CounterPunch.com War By “Lethal Autonomy” As the Drone Flies by RALPH NADER The fast developing predator drone technology, officially called unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, is becoming so dominant and so beyond any restraining framework of law or ethics, that its use by the U.S. government around the world may invite a horrific blowback. First some background. The Pentagon has about 7,000 aerial drones. Ten years ago there were less than 50. According to the website longwarjournal.com, they have destroyed about 1900 insurgents in Pakistan’s tribal regions. How these fighters are...Read More
Category: Obama Watch
Sometimes the truth leaks out Obama, Clinton, Trump silent The old saying “even a broken clock is right twice a day” proves true – but it happens less frequently with the mainstream news media. MSNBC finally does something to justify its existence. A clear statement on the gross injustice of how the Dakota people are being treated. Deconstructing the lies of the pipeline company’s CEO What RFK says about the situation Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
Harsh language alert Reality check after eight years Apparently, Obama is worried about his legacy. That’s why he toured the country to try to put a crook in the White House. Here’s the truth about his “legacy.” Harsh language alert. From one of our favorite news analysts Jimmy Dore. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
The Peace Prize president Trying to a few new ones under the wire The news media is sleeping on this one. Somehow Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize before he was even president. What did he do? He increased the number of countries we are at war with and in his last days is trying to start a few more. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
Pot-smoking Obama is fine with it He could change it with the stroke of a pen Making something a Schedule 1 drug means it has no medical use – thus killing medical research. Yet at late as 1936, cannabis appeared in 27 medical products made by big name pharmaceutical companies. Post-smoking, “Drone King” Barack Obama could change this with the stroke of a pen. He won’t. Instead he stands with these thugs. Hundreds of thousands of harmless people in jail, millions criminalized, and countless people who could be helped with serious medical conditions forced to suffer needlessly. One of...Read More
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