Category Archives: Political Disasters

Agent Orange

From Matt Taibbi: Trump in many ways was a perfect Ailes product, merging as he did the properties of entertainment and news in a sociopathic programming package that, as CBS chief Les Moonves pointed out, was terrible for the country, … Continue reading

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PSB D-33/2

From Part 4 of the history of the neocons at The Saker: As historian Christopher Lasch wrote in 1969 of the CIA’s cooptation of the American left, “The modern state… is an engine of propaganda, alternately manufacturing crises and claiming … Continue reading

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Bannon Should Be Gone

The WaPo fake news is payback for Trump trolling the MSM by meeting with the Russians immediately after firing Comey. When the Freedon Caucus, backed by the Libertarian paleocon Koch bros., failed to vote for RyanCare the first time, Trump … Continue reading

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The History of Permanent War

From Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould at The Saker: The neoconservative hitmen and hit-ladies of Washington have a long list of targets that pass from generation to generation. Their influence on American government has been catastrophic yet it never seems to … Continue reading

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The Death of Neoliberalism

From John Michael Greer, in January of last year: The investment class has actually had a bit of a rough time, as many of the investment vehicles that used to provide it with stable incomes—certificates of deposit, government bonds, and … Continue reading

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Bamboozled

From Zero Hedge: In the span of just a few hours, President Trump flipped to new positions on several core policy issues, backing off on no less than five repeated campaign promises. It’s not as though we hadn’t been warned that Trump, … Continue reading

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Trump’s Blustering Dumbassery

From The Saker: I have an important update: based on Russian sources, including video footage and the reports of one Russian journalist on the ground, Evgenii Poddubnyi, it has become clear that the US strike was largely symbolic.  Here is … Continue reading

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