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Posts published by “Dana Walker”

Reflections on the demonstrations in Gaza, June 2018

History will remember In this latest Palestinian protest, the Israelis are murdering mostly non-violent civilian protesters by the score and maiming them by the thousands. They intentionally target the arms and legs of protesters so as to maim rather than kill. Maiming doesn’t receive as much public attention as killing.…

Crime does pay

Back in the 90’s, Charles Keating got four years in federal prison for stealing $200 million. (In contrast, I got six years for selling some marijuana.) How many of you would give up four years of your life for $200 million? And referring to the prison experience as ‘giving up…

Facts, opinions, and a fond parting of the ways

What I try to do—and what I think I mostly accomplish—is to present news in a fashion that is both entertaining and memorable. The very essence of my writing style is to freely mix the facts with my take upon those facts. I consider myself a word artist rather than…

Justice, American robber-baron style

The last 30 years have seen a massive redistribution of wealth from the 99% to the 1%. This redistribution has been relentless and ongoing and is growing exponentially. In 2007, a bunch of Wall Street bankers pulled off one of the largest criminal frauds in human history. We form governments…