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Patrick Lawrence: Scott Ritter and the Liberal Authoritarians

“Scott Ritter Book Signing” by pameladrew212 is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0. By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost It is not difficult to be astonished these days, given how many things going on around us warrant astonishment. To pull something out of a hat at random, the Democratic apparatus has openly, brazenly politicized the judicial system—weaponized it, […]

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Patrick Lawrence: Deaf and Blind: The Maladies of American Diplomats

Shah leaving Iran, Mehrabad International Airport – 16 January 1979 (3). iichs.ir (Unknown photographer), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Here is a modest proposal, nothing too radical, just good sense. Turn over Antony Blinken and Jake Sullivan to the Iranian authorities on the understanding the two statesmen, very […]

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Patrick Lawrence: Ðiên Biên Phú at 70

Diorama of Peasants Assisting Struggle at the Dien Bien Phu Victory Museum in Vietnam. (Adam Jones, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0) By Patrick Lawrence / Consortium News I had the most salutary email the other day, a reviving lift amid these, humanity’s darkest days, surely, in the memory of anyone living. It was from George Burchett, an Australian […]

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Patrick Lawrence: Of Journalists, Students and Power

The original Gaza Solidarity Encampment, just minutes after NYPD arrested ~100 protesters, and still surrounded by a large protesting crowd of students as well as bystanders. عباد ديرانية, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost The American media are never short of red-letter days when it comes to its wonderful combination […]

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Patrick Lawrence: This Isn’t Fascism

Former President Donald Trump speaking at an event in Tampa, Florida, in July 2022. (Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Patrick Lawrence / Consortium News On April 19, just as a court in Lower Manhattan finished selecting a jury to hear the farcical “hush money” case against Donald Trump, a 37-year-old Floridian named Max […]