Ross Rambles : Republicans bungle email issue
Urban legends continue to circulate
This is a good time of the year to debunk some false scary stories that are widely believed. One such urban legend related to Halloween is the one about tampered-with Halloween candy being passed out to children who come to the door trick-or-treating...
Failures of interventionism whitewashed
Since the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the United States has been embroiled in what appears to be endless warfare. The extent to which interventionism under the current administration has failed has been shamefully whitewashed by the media. Even the Republican media (FOX, talk radio and conservative blogs) are participants in the whitewash because current senior Republican office holders share responsibility for the interventionism. ...
Saudi Arabia murdered thousands of Americans
The national media should relentlessly bring the matter before the Obama administration as a moral imperative, demanding that we not blithely accept the murder of Americans by a government just because that government is outwardly allied to the United States.
Were Vietnam vets spat on?
Jerry Lembcke, a professor of sociology, wrote a July 3, 2015, op-ed peice titled, "Nobody spat on American GIs." This commentary updated his 1998 book, "The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory and the Legacy of Vietnam." The more recent piece began, "Stories of spat-on veterans began proliferating in the U.S. ...