…a forlorn voice from kunduz, heard…

…no thanks to the feckless complicit corporate media…

A victim recounts his experiences with that US gunship unleashing horrific death and destruction on an obvious, long known MSF hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

We have a blog doing what the increasingly disreputable US media, specifically, steadfastly avoids. Indeed, even if such a topic is treated it follows guidelines, implicit or explicit – however preposterous. The common dreams blog provides this post from a Dr Hakim, Kunduz MSF Hospital U.S. Bombing Survivor: “I Want my Story to be Heard.”   Some snippets, Read the rest of this entry »

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…us and us corporate media, redux: ‘no, afghans wot done the slaughter’…

…and the world says, ‘ok’? not this time, nor the next…

How fare the Middle East and other Muslem countries? We have US foreign policy and diplomacy writ large, beyond even the wildest imaginings of Macbeth,

All causes shall give way. I am in blood
Stepped in so far that, should I wade no more,
Returning were as tedious as go o’er.

As the US corporate media manipulate or sidestep the US bombing of a hospital in the Kunduz province of Afghanistan, other responsible media continue the focus on the appalling tragedy for which no apology has been expressed by the perpetrators. Sarah Lazare at the common dreams blog reports. As Pentagon Spins US Media, MSF Demands True Account of Hospital Attack She informs us, Read the rest of this entry »


…corporate msm, kunduz, and reality…

…just when you think that stark reality would provoke responsibility…

In the face of all evidence to the contrary, WaPo insists on finding its own truth, under the guise of quoting some ‘authority, Hospital in airstrike was ‘a Taliban base,’ Afghan official says

But Doctors Without Borders strongly disputed suggestions that any Taliban fighters were inside its hospital at the time of the attack, which killed at least 22 people and left 37 others critically hurt.

Yes, some ‘Afghan official says’, thereby implying complicity of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) with the Taliban. Read the rest of this entry »