American Hero: “Hate group” Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps

“Most Hated Family in America”: Unlikely Hero’s for Free People Hate group leader Fred Phelps made American freedom stronger 2500 years ago, Prophet Jeremiah in the old testament of the Christian bible, threw in his two cents on journalism: “For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we […]

Corporate Power, ABC TV and Ted Koppel tried to censor the free speech of a free man in a free country. Fuck that.

Corporate power tried to steal my life work. ABC  TV and Ted Koppel tried to censor the free speech of a free man in a free country. Fuck that. Discuss freedom. I would like to define this discussion, where it belongs: The power of corporate thugs using their money to put their jackboot on the […]

GRATITUDE: Thoughts on being born free

    GRATITUDE By Nate Thayer November 21, 2013 I am, I think, most grateful in life for being born a free person. I know many–many of whom are my friends–who were not. No government, no authority is less flawed than me.  And no person is more flawed than I. For the most part, the […]

Vietnam Era Renegade Army Discovered: Lighting the darkness: FULRO’s jungle Christians

Lighting the darkness: FULRO’s jungle Christians      Vietnam Era Renegade Army Discovered By Nate Thayer (This story appeared in the Phnom Penh Post and  as the cover story in the Far Eastern Economic Review.  I discovered, in the remote Northeastern Cambodian jungles along the Ho Chi Minh trail along the Vietnamese border, an army literally lost […]

The Childhood Education of a Cantankerous Journalist

The Early Education of a Future Cantankerous Journalist: 7th grade English class papers from a 12 year old By Nate Thayer October 28, 2013 I recently moved several hundred boxes of books, papers, and various possessions I have acquired through my decidedly nomadic, itinerant life from a storage unit into the basement of my new […]

The check is rarely in the mail: The dark side of freelance journalists trying to get paid for their work

The check is rarely in the mail: The dark side of freelance journalists trying to get paid for their work By Nate Thayer August 6, 2013 There is only one thing more frustrating to freelance journalists than being asked by for profit companies to work for free. That is being forced to spend months fighting, […]

A letter to a young Cambodian-2013: Reflections on a toxic political culture

Cambodia-2013: Reflections on a toxic political culture A letter to a young Cambodian If Cambodia is not careful, they will be relegated to selling roadside trinkets along the highway as the rest of properly organized Asia zooms through without stopping  between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City By Nate Thayer June 26, 2013 Alright I just expelled […]

Mississippi Elvis Cum Terrorist Impersonator Leaves Trail of Social Media Clues

Mississippi Elvis Cum Terrorist Impersonator Leaves Trail of Social Media Clues By Nate Thayer April 17, 2013 It is too bad I am not a spot news reporter anymore because this Elvis cum terrorist impersonator from Mississippi has left a goldmine of good stuff on his social media footprint. Paul Kevin Curtis, the Mississippi man […]

What Did Che Guevera and Kim Il Sung Have in Common? They were both Racist Bigots

What Did Che Guevera and Kim Il Sung Have in Common? They were both Racial Supremacists “The south Korean pro-American traitorous forces advocating the theory of ‘multiracial society’ are riffraffs who have not an iota of national soul, to say nothing of the elementary understanding of the view on the nation and social and historic […]

A Peak In the Public Mailbox: Debate on state of journalism runs from supportive to, well, very not–with a dash of the amusing and odd.

A Peak Into the Public Mailbox: Debate on state of journalism runs from very supportive to, well, very not–with an entertaining dash of the amusing and odd. Maybe the North Korean Ministry of Agitation and Propaganda are on to Something By Nate Thayer April 13, 2013 In the last few weeks I can’t help but […]

Robot Sex Poll Reveals How I Got Invited–Then Uninvited–As Guest on Huffington Post Live TV Show

Robot Sex Poll Reveals Huffington Post Uses Slavery Economic Business Model to Convince Writers to Work for No Pay: “You Should be Grateful to be Our “House Negro” or You’d be Picking Cotton in the Fields With the Rest of  the Slaves” Or How I Got Invited–Then Uninvited– to be a Guest on the Huff […]

Why I am a Journalist: Continued….From a Daughter in Exile From her Own History

Why I am a Journalist: Continued… From a Daughter in Exile From her Own History Dear Mr. Thayer, I truly enjoy your many articles and writing that you have posted on your website.  Growing up in the States and being around the Khmer community, I constantly remember old folks and even my grandfather blaming the […]