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Monday, June 18, 2018
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Obstruction

Four-Star General Recalls That Nazis Separated Families, Too

When the government is helmed by leaders with an insatiable appetite for cruelty, even the unthinkable must be considered.

June 17, 2018

Four-Star General Hayden Rebukes Trump Over North Korea Remarks

By calling U.S. military exercises with South Korea ‘provocative,’ Trump is repeating the talking points that a brutal dictator has used to smear America for decades.

June 13, 2018
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Ex-CIA Korea Expert: Why Prior Agreements Better Than Trump’s ‘Deal’ With Kim

Bruce Klinger, the former Central Intelligence Agency deputy division chief for Korea, on Tuesday called Donald Trump’s “historic” agreement with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “disappointing”…

June 13, 2018
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Trump: ‘I’ll Find Some Excuse’ If Nuclear Negotiations Fail

Trump’s already making excuses for himself in case his summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un turns out to be a huge bust.

June 13, 2018
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Trump And Rudy Stumble Toward Singapore

The Pyongyang government, which had candidly expressed its “repugnance” for Bolton, called the vice president “a political dummy” whose comments were “ignorant and stupid.”

June 11, 2018
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Our Not So Great But Infinite War

You may not have noticed. There’s no reason why you should have, fixated as we all are on the daily torrent of presidential tweets and the flood of mindless rejoinders they elicit.

June 11, 2018

White House Considering US Embassy In Pyongyang

The source also told Axios that the idea of an American embassy in North Korea has already “been discussed.”

June 11, 2018
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign rally at Crown Arena in Fayetteville, North Carolina August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Trump: ‘I Don’t Have To Prepare’ For NK Summit

Trump promised reported the summit is “more than a photo-op,” and suggested it could last more than just one day.

June 8, 2018

The Air Force’s New Super-Expensive Armageddon Bomber

Did you know the U.S. Air Force is working on a new stealth bomber? Don’t blame yourself if you didn’t, since the project is so secret that most members of Congress aren’t privy to the details.

June 5, 2018

Unlike Obama, Trump Fails To Visit Troops In War Zone

If Trump truly wanted to support the troops, he might consider visiting them at least once.

June 5, 2018
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North Koreans Dropped Summit Plans Before Trump ‘Canceled’

According to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, it looks like Trump’s letter ‘cancelling’ the North Korea summit was just a bad attempt to save face.

May 25, 2018

Trump Blindsided Allies By Canceling NK Summit

The news report from North Korea that appears to have set Trump off was assessed as “low-level propaganda.”

May 25, 2018
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America’s Clown Show Negotiations Are Not Funny

When bluster ends in capitulation, what do other negotiating partners see? Blood in the water.

May 24, 2018

Why Didn’t Marine Corps Expel A Violent Neo-Nazi?

A former Marine says he alerted the Corps to a white supremacist in its ranks last October. Six months later, he wonders how seriously the Corps is investigating.

May 23, 2018
A combination photo shows a Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) handout of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un released on May 10, 2016, and Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump posing for a photo after an interview with Reuters in his office in Trump Tower, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., May 17, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA handout via Reuters/File Photo & REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

How The Two Koreas Roped Trump Into Their Peace Plan

When, in early March, Donald Trump agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the Washington foreign policy elite nearly suffered a collective heart attack.

May 21, 2018

North Korea Threatens To Dump Trump Summit

The regime has already suspended talks with South Korea, according to multiple reports.

May 16, 2018
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Even ‘Fox & Friends’ Repulsed By White House Attack On McCain

Further confirmation from the White House that this administration simply doesn’t care about a snide attack on a senator and war hero.

May 14, 2018
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Dick Cheney: Liar And Proud Torture Advocate

All the howling falsehoods the former VP told in his defense of torture.

May 12, 2018

Ex-CIA Chief Explains How Kim Used Trump

The former intelligence agency head says Kim has been “masterful” in his manipulation.

May 12, 2018

Report: Trump Move Provokes New Iran Cyber Attacks

Many people warned against Trump’s decision to violate the Iran deal.

May 12, 2018
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How The Saudi Royals Turned Trump Into Their Tool

The Saudis and their close ally, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have repeatedly reassured American policymakers that they’re doing everything imaginable to prevent civilian casualties, only to launch yet more airstrikes against civilian targets, including schools, hospitals, funerals, and marketplaces.

May 11, 2018
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Former CIA Director Denounces ‘Dangerous’ Pullout From Iran Deal

Former CIA Director John Brennan blasted Trump’s decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear deal as ‘fundamentally wrong’ and a ‘dangerous, dangerous act.’

May 9, 2018

Marines Open Investigation Into Active-Duty White Supremacist

Stationed at North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune and assigned to the 2nd Marine Logistics Group, Pistolis has associated with an array of neo-Nazi organizations, including the National Socialist Movement, the Traditionalist Worker Party, and Atomwaffen Division, a clandestine group that aims to incite a race war, according to interviews and an analysis of video and online postings.

May 6, 2018
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A Plutocratic Coup

Many Americans are reluctant to accept that coup conspiracies are part of country’s history. We tend believe that plots to overthrow the government are totally foreign to our national character. But we do do coups. In fact, the country itself was founded on an armed coup to replace the legal ruler, King George III, with a gang of revolutionary upstarts.

April 25, 2018

Expect The North Korea Talks To Be Fruitless

Anytime two enemies sit down to resolve their differences peacefully rather than through war, hopes rise that reason will prevail and compromise will emerge. On Twitter, Trump assured everyone, “Denuclearization will be a great thing for World, but also for North Korea!” It’s tempting to think that his combination of insults, threats and economic pressure has caused the North Koreans to see the error of their ways.

April 23, 2018