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William Boardman

MH17 – too much evidence withheld

“Black Boxes Show Shrapnel Destroyed Malaysia Airlines Plane, Ukraine Says” That headline in the Wall Street Journal of July 28 creates the immediate false impression that there is new information: shrapnel destroyed plane! Before the headline is over, the WSJ begins backtracking…

UN against War Crimes, US not so much

U.S. alone in vote against investigation of crimes against humanity   Is there any doubt that Israelis and Palestinians have been committing war crimes and crimes against each other’s humanity for decades? Objectively, that seems to be a plain fact,…

Who shot down MH17 over Ukraine?

Are Ukraine and Gaza both part of the same war?  The same day that Israeli tanks crossed into Gaza, to continue killing civilians and the occasional Hamas fighter, MSNBC  decided to ignore the Israeli invasion in favor of wall-to-wall coverage of the presumed shoot-down…

Rape at college, then rape by college

Hobart & William Smith Colleges does a Steubenville Two weeks after the fall term started, an unknown number of male students, apparently including members of the undefeated football team at Hobart and William Smith Colleges (Hobart), raped an 18-tear-old freshman…

American Cruelty. Children at the Border

Another U.S. Foreign Policy Debacle. Seeing through the tear-jerking to the guilty U.S. Government The pictures of thousands of children huddled in shelters are upsetting, and the tales some tell are horrifying, and that is all a real but sentimental distraction…

F-35 burns on runway during testing

One $100 million Air Force plane leaks oil, another bursts into flame Troubles never seem to end for the F-35 Strike Fighter. Not yet fully operational, the nuclear-capable fighter-bomber recently had different test versions either leak oil in flight or…