The world is still a stage

Deconstructing Myths

If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”

– Malcolm X

While Americans gear up to celebrate Labor Day by trying their darndest not to do any actual, um, work, the empire is casting it’s long shadow over the Levant. Sure, most high school students might not be able to find Syria on a map but that never stopped the juggernaut known as the U.S. military from making like a Taurus in a china shop. Heck, that’s what GPS is for. Once the Generals plug in Damascus into their Google Maps app, it will be on like Donkey Kong. The Capo-in-Chief has indicated his intent to consult Congress for authorization to begin “limited” military engagement with the Assad-led government. If the justification sounds familiar, it’s only because you’re actually paying…

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