author: Steve Rosenfeld, Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman
The bitter battle over the stolen November 2 election in Ohio has turned into a rapidly escalating all-out multi-front war with the outcome of the real presidential vote count increasingly in doubt.
The political crisis in Ukraine is about Western imperialism, headed by the U.S. ruling class, manipulating the political process and maneuvering among the different factions of the Ukrainian bourgeoisie. The goal is to open the floodgates for U.S. and European corporations to exploit this rich and strategically located country, to weaken Russia by breaking up its political and economic ties with Ukraine, and to accelerate Kiev's movement towards NATO.
Not only do reporters get the numbers wrong, but nobody in the mainstream media, or Congress is even asking what a democracy is doing spending $40 billion a year in secret funds on “intelligence” and spying.