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June 24th, 2019 - 12:36 pm § in America, Donald Trump

Iran has evidence that Trump lied!

The US claims its $125 million drone was shot down 35 miles off of Iran.  There are three problems with this claim: 1.2, The US claim is that the drone was shot down is odd because the US does not say the drone had not traversed Iranian airspace! The shoot out over the straits could […][...]

June 20th, 2019 - 10:11 am § in America, China, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

China’s Dominance

THE not so UGLY AMERICAN CHINAMAN (Der Spiegel, abridged and edited) Liao Liang’s title is as a senior editor of the China Global Television Network (CGTN), a subsidiary of Chinese state television.  That is an understatement.  先生 Liao Liang’s mission in the Kenyan capital is that[...]

June 20th, 2019 - 7:23 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Misc., Racism

Concentration Camps: an America First Phenomenon

Rep. Alexandria Occasio-Cortez (D-NY) reference to “concentration camps” at the border led to a social and broadcast media frenzy. Denials that they are actually concentration camps, because they are not as bad as those which killed six million Jews, neglect crucial facts. Most significa[...]

June 19th, 2019 - 9:28 am § in America, Donald Trump

Doesn’t this picture smack of something the Chinese would do? The Soviets?

Are Mass Trials Constitutional? How can any individual exercise her rights if she is one of 70 defendants?  And what happens when one of the defendants is a baby?   Such mass trials have been taking place in American courts in the Texan cities of Brownsville, Laredo, and El Paso.. In one typical [...]

June 18th, 2019 - 11:19 pm § in America, China, Environment, Russia

The US Navy is Flunking the Polar Test of Global Warming

While Trump touts spending billions of dollars to build more F35 fighter jets, he seems not to understand even the basics of our military needs.  After all, won’t global warming make the ice breakers obsolete?  Seems like our opponents get a different message.  As the poles melt, the Russia[...]

June 18th, 2019 - 8:04 am § in America, China, Donald Trump, Economics, The Ave Scene

Will Trump’s Trade Wars Kill Apple?

  1 Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios (Axios, June 18, 2019, abstracted) A growing chorus of skeptics betting that Apple is headed the way of Blackberry and Nokia.  In the midst of the Trump Trade Wars, Apple’s stock price has relied on more than $100 billion in stock repurchases last yea[...]

June 17th, 2019 - 10:46 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine

The long look from inside Trump’s camps

Seventy years ago, on the west bank of the Jordan river, camps were set up for refugees. Today, Trump is creating camps along the Rio Grande. The children in those camps on the Jordan have given the world decades of terror .. but no peace. Trump’s apologists are playing WHATTABOUT, accusing Re[...]

June 16th, 2019 - 7:28 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics, Religion, Saudi Arabia

Saudi American Israel Axis” When SAIS Replaces ISIS!

While Donald Trump confronts Iran, the Saudis continue their terrorism.  Thirty years after Chinese troops killed hundreds of students in Tiananmen Square and six years after Egyptian troops shot 800 in Tahrir Square, Sudanese soldiers have done the same in their own square in their own capital. Th[...]

June 9th, 2019 - 4:56 pm § in America, Economics

From each according to their ability, to each according to their needs.

Pity Mark Zuckerberg. He tries so hard to be a good guy, to show that capitalism works.  But then there is Vladimir Putin! We do not know what Vladimir earns but he sure doesn’t worry about being seen as a good guy.  Meanwhile, poor Mark only received $22.6 million in total pay and most of [[...]

May 27th, 2019 - 12:27 am § in America, Religion

A Visit to a Cemetery: Why does the military assume that a dead American soldier must always have been a Christian?

  Embattled Belief .. The Religious Experiences of American Military Nicholas Pellegrino This fascinating essay by Nicholas Pellegrino asks an important question. Why are America’s military cemeteries filled with crosses?  Even if, in the days of yore, 90% of Americans filled in the blan[...]