Phil Butler

On Rabid Ruskies, Bleach Blonde Informants, a...

1616Russian President Vladimir Putin is at it again. He’s testing the west’s propaganda machine. Don’t be alarmed though, for the media arrayed against the world’s most powerful villain shall prevail on the sheer power of the herd mentality (collective mooing in the background)…

Facebook Is Teetering at the Top of the Beans...

neo 891 632Facebook and other social media were supposed to foster community and give a voice to the greater masses. This was the appeal of social media in the first place. In case Mark Zuckerberg or Twitter’s Jack Dorsey forgot – we made you, and we can break you. The recent move by Facebook to censor ads on a whim should…

In the Interest of the People of the United S...

TO63534234Fortune Magazine has called out U.S. President Donald Trump for having “the stock market on a string, but investors are less sure of the game he’s playing.” Bloomberg is parroting the same, and the LA Times has been talking about the U.S./China trade policy driving stock prices…

With One Shot: One Kill of the Israeli Defens...

242342342Gaza is all in the news since protesters were fired upon by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) from inside perimeter fence dividing peoples and ideas. As complex as the situation in Palestine is though, there are only four concrete sides to the crisis. Here are those four sides framed and simplified…

Trump Adopts “Looney Tunes” Foreign Policy fr...

U45345234234US foreign policy is a joke these days. The only people who truly believe in Washington’s ability to deal with neighbor nations are the same people destroying America’s reputation. Since World War II, U.S. foreign policy…

Netanyahu Using Smoke and Mirrors Like a Wiza...

N563423412Every time I think of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu I cannot help visualizing a famous scene from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz.” You know the one where Dorothy’s little dog Toto runs behind the curtain to reveal the real power of Emerald City. And just like in…

The Only Red Line That Matters: American Good...

bahaaI will ask the question for those of you who are afraid to: “Why does the United States of America still back Israel? The Netanyahu regime is sanctioning the killing of unarmed civilians at the Gaza border, but the American people still turn a blind eye to this speck of a nation’s…

On the Eastern Front Poroshenko Loads Up

P64534234After being shipped a phalanx of advanced Javelin anti-tank missiles, Ukraine’s oligarch-dictator Petro Poroshenko wasted no time preparing for an offensive against pro-Russian fighters in the Donbass region. Hours after the announcement the U.S. weapons had reached Ukraine, think…

The Palestinian Verdict: The Choice of “Israe...

1018316866Earlier today I was again hit in the face with American exceptionalism and ignorance from a colleague in the states. A video I shared that outlines Israel’s “urbicide” leveled at the Palestinians provoked yet another ostrich remark of utter callousness and stupidity. For those…

The Simple Truth of Vladimir Putin’s Diabolic...

P65453442In the New York Times last week, veteran reporter Neil MacFarquhar reminded us Vladimir Putin’s “fight” with the West is isolating Russia. The Middle East expert’s latest Russia hate also interpolated that the woeful isolation is failing to deter Putin. But what is it that Putin is fighting against…

Putin Was There: The Day Britain’s Lights Fin...

BUK4234234Since just before the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia I’ve been a media analyst focused on the most widespread and belligerent propaganda campaign in the history of the world. Never in human history has there been more control of a singular message. Yes, the Nazis maintained such…

Doomed to the Hegemony by An Ebola of Ideas

10426033066US President Donald Trump may have lit the fuse on an international cataclysm that is irreversible. Operating on supposed evidence by the questionable White Helmets group inside Syria, the United States and allies operated with…


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