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Blundering Our Way To Hell

By Michael Jay Tucker So, I read something short but significant the other day. It was just a few lines, really. Not even a full paragraph. But powerful… and terrible… all the same. Something that hints at our destruction. The passage in question is from Steven Simon’s essay, “Powder Keg In Syria,” in the current…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

It’s been a busy week, unfortunately. Among the many things we’re watching on the web are: There’s been another school shooting, this time at a Texas high school. At the moment, we’re hearing that there are eight dead, but it could go higher or lower. That noise you hear in the background is the NRA…

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Trump Voters Hurt First

We’ve always known that the people who voted for Trump tend to get hurt the first and worst. And, at long last, some of them seem to be realizing that. Case in point, the people who depended on foreign-born labor, but who now find that the Orange One’s Walls and ICE-raids could force them into…

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To Russia With Love

     America won the Cold War with Russia, now we must fight and win the Cyber-War By Marc Keyser, TheResistance.Blog Russian dictator Vladimir Putin launched a cyber-attack on the U.S. election to help Donald Trump win. The attack was a violation of our sovereignty as a nation… it was an act of war. We did…

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Gammongate

Regular readers of my column (all three of them) will notice I’ve been absent from the site, lately. This was due to taking a long road trip around the highlands of Scotland. It’s been two weeks and, in case you can’t tell, I’m back. Unfortunately, due to the rollercoaster pace of news these days, two…

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Tom Wolfe, you will be missed

We were saddened to learn of the death of the writer Tom Wolfe. If you are of a certain age (which we are) then you knew him as one of the genuinely great wits of the 1960s and 1970s. There was very little which was ridiculous in either the pop or high culture that escaped…

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Come On Pompeo

Jennifer Rubin, the Washington Post‘s resident conservative, and consistant anti-Trumper, offered an interesting perspective on the John Bolton/Mike Pompeo conflict recently. In We should all pull for Pompeo over Bolton, she examines the conflict between the two men and concludes that Pompeo is our best hope for some kind of sanity in the White House,…

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What the heck? Avenatti Links Cohen/Bannon With Qatari Agent

Coming under the head of…say what? We learn that Michael Avenatti (Stormy Daniels’ lawyer) just posted photos of Michael Cohen, Trump’s fixer, showing Cohen meeting a Qatari agent at Trump Towers. It is all very weird because the story coming out is that Qatar’s government  attempted to contact Steve Bannon, Trump’s former advisor and right…

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