Author Archives: Fec

Despair for the World

From Peter Koenig: Trump’s atrocious behavior has no precedent in the history of the UN… It is a typical and dangerous conduct for a dying beast. Lashing out at its surroundings, at the world, as it were – for intimidation, … Continue reading

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Trump’s Warmongering Base

We’ve known that 80% of evangelicals voted for Trump.  Evidence from my Alt-Right echo chamber on Twitter also indicates the prevalence of ignorance and magical thinking. In response to US claims of lasers and kinetic weapons re NK, I’ve subsequently … Continue reading

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Trump’s Brilliant Misdirection

I was sitting in the Hard Rock Cafe Downtown Atlanta when I learned that Trump had ordered 59 Tomahawks launched at what turned out to be a military junkyard outside Damascus.  By doing so, he thrilled the neocon warmongers. The … Continue reading

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US Defeated in Syria

From Russia Insider: President Trump gave the American field commanders in Syria the authority to launch strikes, raids and campaigns as in an active war zone, loosening restrictions protecting civilians. The measure did not help drastically change the situation in US … Continue reading

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The Ben Franklin Effect

From Thomas Frank: So what you see in America basically in the last 20 or 30 years is both parties speak to different segments of the wealthy. The Republicans have the 1%, the people with inherited wealth, the people who … Continue reading

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Fall Semester

Twenty-two years ago, a white girl had a baby with a black boy.  There was gunplay. Around that time, 2 white guys blew their brains out because their daughters were dating black kids. That kid is moving into my house. … Continue reading

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Amoral Pygmies

From the comments at Moon of Alabama: NK isn’t threatening to attack anyone; they just want to be left alone; and sovereign. For critical thinking-able humans sovereignty is the bottom line; NK insist’s on its sovereignty. It’s important to note; at … Continue reading

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