Tag Archives: Donald Trump

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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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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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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Trump’s Authoritarians

From Rush Limbaugh, Thursday: Bannon is conveying here that he is the decision-maker and strategist on these foreign policy subjects or questions and that Trump is just along for the ride… [T]he overall flavor of the interview is that Trump … Continue reading

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The Collapse of D.O.E

From Michael Lewis: Allegedly, between the election and the inauguration not a single Trump representative set foot inside the Department of Agriculture, for example. The Department of Agriculture has employees or contractors in every county in the United States, and … Continue reading

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