The war on terror: Misnamed, misfought, misthought

Sam Smith - According to the belligerently bombastic Daily Beast: ISIS continues to gain substantial ground in Syria, despite nearly 800 airstrikes in the American-led campaign to break its grip there. At least one-third of the country’s territory is now under ISIS influence, with recent gains in rural areas that can serve as a conduit … Continue reading The war on terror: Misnamed, misfought, misthought

The story the media won’t tell you

Sam Smith 2009 - Based on media coverage at least, name the largest industry in America that never contributes to political campaigns, never tries to influence politicians, never is involved in political corruption and has no lobbyists in Washington? In other words, name the cleanest business in America - that is, if you believe the … Continue reading The story the media won’t tell you