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Iran and America Are Suddenly Both Naked

Iran and America Are Suddenly Both Naked


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Op/Ed  •  10 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

The Emperor has no clothes = exposing what has been hidden, ignored or denied
Republicans accuse majority of Americans of hating America

Republicans accuse majority of Americans of hating America


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  14 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

Perhaps it’s no surprise that the possibility of yet another war in the Middle East has brought out the worst in so many conservative supporters of President Trump. But even if that prospect...
Millions of Americans devastated to learn they were ardent fans of Soleimani this whole time

Millions of Americans devastated to learn they were ardent fans of Soleimani this whole time


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  3 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

Millions of Americans devastated to learn they were ardent fans of Soleimani this whole time JANUARY 09, 2020 People — probably American Democrats in what is probably America — mourn the...
Trump’s One Foreign-Policy Idea Is to Make America More Like Its Enemies

Trump’s One Foreign-Policy Idea Is to Make America More Like Its Enemies


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  40 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/01/trump-iran-war-crimes-cultural-bomb-foreign-policy.html President Trump’s risky escalation of the conflict with Iran has confused many people who took...
Pelosi’s strategy pays off: Now bring in Bolton

Pelosi’s strategy pays off: Now bring in Bolton


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  135 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

Former national security adviser John Bolton said Monday that he is “prepared to testify” if called as a witness by the Senate.Bolton’s attorney previously said he would be guided by the courts on...
The ball is in the orange brain's court

The ball is in the orange brain's court


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  10 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

Remember this from a day or two ago "These Media Posts will serve as notification to the United States Congress that should Iran strike any U.S. person or target, the United States will quickly...
Meet the CEOs Raking It in from Trump’s Aggression Toward Iran

Meet the CEOs Raking It in from Trump’s Aggression Toward Iran


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  15 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

CEOs of major U.S. military contractors stand to reap huge windfalls from the escalation of conflict with Iran. This was evident in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. assassination of a top...
Congress to clash over Trump's war powers

Congress to clash over Trump's war powers


Via: vic-eldred  •  Op/Ed  •  21 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

Democrats will attempt to curb   President Trump ’s war powers after a U.S. drone strike killed a senior Iranian military leader in what lawmakers are calling a major escalation that could...
Thank You Democrats for the Best Christmas Ever!

Thank You Democrats for the Best Christmas Ever!


Via: heartland-american  •  Op/Ed  •  150 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

Thank you democrats for all you gave us Americans for CHRISTmas 🎄. We appreciate all they have shown us about their frauds and hoaxes. We are as a result going to re elect our...
Whatever happens with Iran, I’m confident Donald Trump can get us through it

Whatever happens with Iran, I’m confident Donald Trump can get us through it


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  10 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

  WASHINGTON POST › Whatever happens with Iran, I’m confident Donald Trump can get us through it JANUARY 03, 2020 (Andrew Harnik/AP) Don’t worry! You or I may not know what...
Trump's perilous delusions about Tehran

Trump's perilous delusions about Tehran


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  21 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

Trump's perilous delusions about Tehran David   Faris The United States   brazenly assassinated   Iran's most senior security and...
In Hope Of Gaining A Presidential Pardon, Rod Blagojevich Humiliates Himself Defending Trump

In Hope Of Gaining A Presidential Pardon, Rod Blagojevich Humiliates Himself Defending Trump


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  49 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

Rod Blagojevich must be getting so tired, tired of waiting,  tired of waiting for Trump.  Still facing 5 more years behind bars and perhaps realizing that it is now or never for him in terms of...
McConnell Gave Democrats A Sword

McConnell Gave Democrats A Sword


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  50 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

Richard Nixon famously said " I gave them a sword" , indicating his own impeachable behavior made it possible for him to be forced from office.  Mitch McConnell has given the Democrats a...
A decade of loss: What slipped away in America in the 2010s

A decade of loss: What slipped away in America in the 2010s


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  23 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

The rising darkness in American’s political attitudes have also manifested as a response to the gig economy, and the increasing impossibility of the old dreams of homeownership and family. The...
Schiff Names Eric Ciaramella As Whistleblower

Schiff Names Eric Ciaramella As Whistleblower


Via: badfish-hd-h-u  •  Op/Ed  •  118 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

UNITED STATES—Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee revealed the whistleblower listed on transcripts in the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, as Eric Ciaramella....
We Are Republicans, and We Want Trump Defeated

We Are Republicans, and We Want Trump Defeated


Via: ender  •  Op/Ed  •  245 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

Rachel Maddow rooted for the Steele dossier to be true. Then it fell apart.

Rachel Maddow rooted for the Steele dossier to be true. Then it fell apart.


Via: badfish-hd-h-u  •  Op/Ed  •  21 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

Fifth in a series on the media’s handling of the Steele dossier. See Parts   1 ,   2 ,   3 ,   4   and   6. In March 2017, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow invited Rep....
Scientists warn AI control of nukes could lead to ‘Terminator-style’ war

Scientists warn AI control of nukes could lead to ‘Terminator-style’ war


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Op/Ed  •  6 Comments  •  one month ago

Have you seen the movie "War Games"?
Yes, Democrats Have Been Itching to Impeach From the Start

Yes, Democrats Have Been Itching to Impeach From the Start


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  53 Comments  •  one month ago

When historians ask themselves why Democrats impeached President Donald Trump, they can parse the two articles of impeachment for part of the story: "abuse of power" and "obstruction of justice."...
Trump’s tax cut was a mammoth fraud

Trump’s tax cut was a mammoth fraud


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  7 Comments  •  one month ago

"...two years later, the evidence of failure is undeniable. Almost every promise made has been a promise broken." Trump and his party took great pride in enacting the biggest tax overhaul...
The Decade Civility Died, and "Civility" Replaced It - We used to talk about how to talk to each other. Now, when someone invokes "civility," they really just want you to shut up.

The Decade Civility Died, and "Civility" Replaced It - We used to talk about how to talk to each other. Now, when someone invokes "civility," they really just want you to shut up.


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  19 Comments  •  one month ago

.....Civility, like free speech generally, is now something we increasingly demand for ourselves and refuse to afford others. Civility means that we get to wish others a merry Christmas whether or...
IG Report Proves Adam Schiff Has Been Lying About Spygate Since The Beginning

IG Report Proves Adam Schiff Has Been Lying About Spygate Since The Beginning


Via: badfish-hd-h-u  •  Op/Ed  •  44 Comments  •  one month ago

On Friday, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The committee vote   sends   the...
We Are Republicans, and We Want Trump Defeated ......The president and his enablers have replaced conservatism with an empty faith led by a bogus prophet.

We Are Republicans, and We Want Trump Defeated ......The president and his enablers have replaced conservatism with an empty faith led by a bogus prophet.


Via: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  12 Comments  •  one month ago

Patriotism and the survival of our nation in the face of the crimes, corruption and corrosive nature of Donald Trump are a higher calling than mere politics. As Americans, we must stem the...
Nikki Haley Wants People To Be Able To Fly The Confederate Flag If They Really Want To

Nikki Haley Wants People To Be Able To Fly The Confederate Flag If They Really Want To


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  55 Comments  •  2 months ago

Nikki Haley op ed in Washington Post from yesterday “For many people in our state, the flag stands for traditions that are noble — traditions of history, of heritage and of ancestry. " "...
The McConnell-Ginsburg Rule?

The McConnell-Ginsburg Rule?


By: john-russell  •  Op/Ed  •  246 Comments  •  2 months ago

WASHINGTON — When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital last weekend after another in a string of health scares, blue America breathed a sigh of relief. Only one more month,...
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