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suellen-ocean's picture
Apr.07.2014
German-Jews, the term almost seems an oxymoron, but of course many Jews were at one time, and are today, Germans. I have a Jewish friend who thinks it's amusing that his parents named him Jerry, German slang for a German. The Nazis were so inhospitable, it's hard to understand why Jews would want...
thaisa-frank's picture
Feb.14.2014
Thanks to the Red Room editors for matching me with Michele Zackheim as part of their “Author Matchmaking” series. For many years Michele was a visual artist exhibiting in museums and galleries, both in the United States and Europe. As she puts it, “Over time, random words began to appear on my...
tim-fleming's picture
Feb.03.2014
  My Australian counterpart, Greg Maybury, recently wrote a compelling blog about ex-CIA counterintellingence chief James Jesus Angleton, one of the most ruthless, paranoid, and admired spies in Coporations Invisible Army (CIA). I am reprinting a portion of the blog here, along with my...
tim-fleming's picture
Jan.23.2014
  In my book "The President's Mortician" I refer to a cabal of rich, powerful men as the Secret American Empire for good reason. It is my contention that this cabal has controlled events from behind the scenes to enrich themselves at the expense of the stability of American democracy. It...
tim-fleming's picture
Dec.14.2013
The brave few who have challenged the intelligence establishment in this country are slowly eroding the walls the CIA has built around its dirtiest secrets. The Freedom of Information Act provides all citizens the right to peruse the documents we paid for, regardless of which clandestine agency...
dixie-swanson's picture
Dec.02.2013
If you are mystified by the goings-on for everyday people trying to cope with the Taliban in various places, “I am Malala: The Girl who Stood up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban” is a riveting read.   Although written with a co-author, Christina Lamb, the simple voice of a very...
tim-fleming's picture
Nov.15.2013
An incomplete yet stunning biography of the Dulles brothers, written by Stephen Kinzer, delineates the utter control and totalitarian power that Allen and John Foster had over America and the world in the 1950s. Allen Dulles was head of the CIA and John Foster Dulles ran the State Department....
bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Sep.27.2013
         Simone de Beauvoir and Simone Signoret: my wife and I named our daughter after these two courageous women who were such a major part of the intellectual, artistic, and political life of twentieth century Europe and the world.  An important...
william-thompson-ong's picture
Apr.05.2013
“Do you want to save your painting?” Rita asked last Saturday, after we’d ransacked the basement storage areas in preparation for the move from Santa Monica to Brentwood. “What painting?” I asked, wondering what the joke was. “The ‘masterpiece’ you saved in Philadelphia. You threw the others out.”...
steven-belanger's picture
Jan.04.2013
Photo: Movie poster from its Wikipedia page   Any Tarantino flick is worth seeing, and this one is no exception.  Though worth seeing, however, I can't say it was on par with his latest and greatest.  In fact, this one was the biggest disappointment for me since Jackie Brown....