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January 10th, 2019 - 3:28 am § in Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

Is China The New British Empire?

A think tank founded in the name of Henry Jackson sees China as replacing the UK as a world power: “China poses the single biggest threat to Britain’s position as one of the great super-powers …” The Henry Jackson Society ranked the top 20 world powers based on economic growth and naval i[...]

December 30th, 2018 - 11:59 am § in Foreign Affairs

Happy New Year Donald, signed by your friend Vladimir

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin told his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in a New Year letter on Sunday that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a “wide-ranging agenda”.   Mr. Putin  stressed that the (Russia – United States) relations are the most important factor [...]

December 20th, 2018 - 10:22 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Trump Awakes, Throws Tantrum

THE MORNING TWEET This morning’s Presidential Tweet threatened to veto Democratic bills, including an infrastructure bill, until Congress approves legislation to build Trump’s Great Wall.  [...]

December 4th, 2018 - 12:02 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Saudi Arabia

BREAKING NEWS: Mohammed bin Salman .. GUILTY!

Senators: Saudi Crown Prince Was Behind Killing Of Jamal Khashoggi Senate leaders emerged from a CIA briefing and said they were convinced that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the journalist’s killing. One said if there was a trial, he would be convicted “in 30 minu[...]

November 19th, 2018 - 1:20 am § in Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

Trumpism is Fascism

It is false to write of Trump’s behavior as not being fascist because he has not created concentration camps. Neither did Mussolini, Duterte, Pétain, Putin, or Quisling.  McCarthy did not get the chance and for that I am grateful to the patriotic Americans who stood up to “uncle Joe.&#[...]

November 16th, 2018 - 12:07 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics

Oh Oh .. New Threats from Trump’s Buddy in North Korea

North Korean state media is reporting that Kim Jong Un observed the successful testing of a “newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon.” The North Korean leader is said to have been “so excited to say that another great work was done by the defense scientists and munitions industrial workers[...]

November 14th, 2018 - 8:58 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Israel’s Trumpist Defense Minister Resigns

The Resignation of Avigdor Lieberman may force a new election. Israel’s defence minister and ally of Benjamin Netanyahu  has resigned over the cabinet’s decision to accept a ceasefire ending two days of fighting with Palestinian militants in Gaza.  The Israeli has built his career on T[...]

November 13th, 2018 - 11:17 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

When a World Leader Before Trump Came to Paris to Celebrate WWI

Given’ the Trump’s Affection for Fake News .. I wonder if anyone in his crew can make the connection between these clips of Der Fuehrer’s visit to Compiegne in 1942 and The Donald’s to the site of France’s surrender?   Almost 80 years ago  Hitler accepted the surrend[...]

October 23rd, 2018 - 11:44 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia

Is Trump About to Use Israel for an October Surprise?

FILE PHOTO © Reuters / Yannis Behrakis Following the utter horror of the murder of Jamal Kashoggi by Trumps allies in Riyadh, it appears that an October surprise could be in the making.  Far right Trump ally in Israel,  Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, is amassing tanks along the Gaza border. [...]

October 22nd, 2018 - 10:59 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews

Is Israel Complicit in an Axis of Evil? 

WasKashoggi’s Murder Kosher?  Since November of 2016, Netanyahu, Kushner, and Trump have cooked up an evil axis that undermines Israel’s most important defense .. its morality. Whether Israel did not did not play an active role in the gruesome assassination, the  image here is even wor[...]