He Thought I Was an Undercover Fed

Posted by Ada Coddington From the early 1990s onward, I was exposing FBI crimes, lies, and cover-ups. FBI director Louis Freeh publicly denounced me after I wrote a Wall Street Journal piece on the FBI’s killing of an innocent mother holding her baby at Ruby Ridge, Idaho. I continued hammering FBI abuses in the Journal, […]

It Looks Like We Forgot

Posted by Ada Coddington Twenty years later, the people who ruined everything are still sitting on top. Apr. 2, 2003 – U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Phiffer stands guard duty near a burning oil well in the Rumaylah Oil Fields in Southern Iraq. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson.) I know […]

The Border as an Attractive Nuisance

Posted by Ada Coddington Among the victims of our ambivalent and half-hearted enforcement of immigration laws are the migrants themselves. Mexico City, Mexico – September 23, 2021: Haitian migrant families wait in front of the Mexican Commission for Refugee Assistance to request refuge in Mexico. Nelson Antoine/Shutterstock If you don’t put a fence around your […]

Living in Isolation

Posted by Ada Coddington photo credit: Bigstock In the American political system, the president is the symbol of the democratic process, the embodiment of the general will. With few exceptions, he gains office by winning a majority of votes in what is close to a national plebiscite. If the radicals get their way, it will […]

Neanderthal Man’s Recreated Face Takes Internet By Storm

Posted by Ada Coddington A Neanderthal man’s face was recently reconstructed by a team of experts, with his image going viral all over the world as people appreciated his good humor and magnetic personality. Credit: Facebook/Archaeology Magazine A recreation of a Neanderthal man’s face is turning heads all over the world – not only for […]

Afghanistan: Ex-Bagram inmates recount stories of abuse, torture

Posted by Ada Coddington Former prisoners return to the now abandoned US-run Bagram jail, which was notorious for enhanced interrogations. Hamza recounts the torture he endured during his imprisonment at Bagram Bagram, Afghanistan – Hajimumin Hamza walks through a long, dark corridor and carefully inspects the area as if he has never seen it before. […]

Republicans: Stop Funding An Unaccountable Military

Posted by Ada Coddington Ohio’s Rep. Davidson argues Congress must not authorize the NDAA until senior military leadership are held accountable and replaced. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brief the media on Afghanistan, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Aug. 18, 2021. […]