Author Archives: Brian Baxter

About Brian Baxter

I attended the NY University at Stony Brook and graduated in 1968. I worked for many years in the NYS Office of Mental Health but left in the eighties. Since then, I did a variety of things including owning and operating a liquor store, work as a recruiter, a woodworker and as a salesman. Currently, I'm retired.

Zero Dark Thirty and Terrorist Attacks Part One

This blog is about how a movie helped perpetuate one of the single most disgusting of the right wing Big Lies, the lie that torture gets actionable intelligence. In fact, what torture has done is damage the image of the … Continue reading

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On August 6, 2013, Ted Yoho, Republican representative from Florida, told followers that he would support a bill to investigate President Obama’s place of birth. ( HuffingtonPost.)  ThinkProgress reported that the Republican Congressman from South Carolina, Jeff Duncan, came out … Continue reading

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Iraq and WMD’s

On  February 19th, MSNBC ran a special called Hubris about WMD’s in Iraq. It was an excellent documentary which discussed, in detail, the evidence presented by the Bush administration for WMD’s in Iraq. The video may no longer be available … Continue reading

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This piece isn’t as complex as my first but it is something that I just have to say. Over and over, I have to listen to people on the news talking about “entitlements,” mostly meaning Social Security and Medicare. It … Continue reading

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