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When Roger West first launched the progressive political blog "News From The Other Side" in May 2010, he could hardly have predicted the impact that his venture would have on the media and political debate. As the New Media emerged as a counterbalance to established media sources, Roger wrote his copious blogs about national politics, the tea party movement, mid-term elections, and the failings of the radical right to the vanguard of the New Media movement. Roger West's efforts as a leading blogger have tremendous reach. NFTOS has led the effort to bring accountability to mainstream media sources such as FOX NEWS,CNN and Andy Breitbart's "Big Journalism. Roger's breadth of experience, engaging style, and cultivation of loyal readership - over 92 million visitors - give him unique insight into the past, present, and future of the New Media and political rhetoric that exists in our society today. What we are against: Radical Right Wing Agendas Incompetent Establishment Public Coruption Corporate Malfeasence We are for: Global and Econmoic Security Social and Economic Justice Media Accountability Healthy Communities

Saturday, April 13, 2013

WAR MONGERS


Bill Maher closed out his show tonight with a New Rule railing against the U.S. military-industrial complex for being so eager for a possible war with North Korea. Maher mocked the Korean leader as “Kim Jong Pugsley” and said he’s not really worried about North Korea targeting the U.S., but the war-hungry masses just itching to get into another war are a problem. Maher said that the U.S. has been at war for an insanely long percentage of its existence, and that it’s time to start defining “peace as strength.”

Maher likened going to war with the United States to getting drunk with Lindsay Lohan: we’re already in the car, so let’s go! Maher rattled off a list of wars the U.S. has been in just in the last few decades, acknowledging that while some of them were necessary, the U.S. needs to “look in the mirror and say, ‘maybe it’s me.’” He said that the war-hungry mentality needs to be replaced with promoting the idea of “peace as strength.”





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