Daily Archives: February 1, 2019


Bernie Sanders answers student question about the coup d’état against Salvador Allende in 1973

YouTube has the video Bernie Sanders answers student question about the coup d’état against Salvador Allende in 1973 in English with Spanish subtitles.


After seeing this video, could you possibly believe that today’s Bernie Sanders could be as naive about Venezuela as he claims to be? Bernie certainly understands how dangerous it is to give any credibility to USA propaganda even if he makes a good policy choice in the end.

These tweets should be read from the bottom up. In other words, this is in three parts, with the first one at the bottom.


Michael Hudson: Trump’s Brilliant Strategy to Dismember U.S. Dollar Hegemony

Naked Capitalism has the article Michael Hudson: Trump’s Brilliant Strategy to Dismember U.S. Dollar Hegemony.

The end of America’s unchallenged global economic dominance has arrived sooner than expected, thanks to the very same Neocons who gave the world the Iraq, Syria and the dirty wars in Latin America. Just as the Vietnam War drove the United States off gold by 1971, its sponsorship and funding of violent regime change wars against Venezuela and Syria – and threatening other countries with sanctions if they do not join this crusade – is now driving European and other nations to create their alternative financial institutions.

14 hours ago I posted a question “How long can the USA wage economic war against other countries before they band together to rebel?” Now I see the answer in this article.

Here is that previous posting on my Facebook page Internal US Gov’t Document Outlines Program of ‘Economic Warfare’ on Venezuela


Venezuela Propaganda Debunked – People Are Against Coup

YouTube has the video Venezuela Propaganda Debunked – People Are Against Coup.

One question that Abby Martin raised that I often wonder about, too – if the reporters from the oligarchs’ news media go to these countries to report, how is it that they do not see what Abby Martin sees? It is just so hard to listen to the lies they tell with a straight face. It has gotten to the point that I have to mute the TV when Andrea Mitchell speaks.