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The Cold War Chess Game

I know the Cold War is something most Americans would like to pretend ended with the tearing down of the Berlin wall decades ago.   The reality is it didn’t end, and it is actually frozen over at the moment.  Not very long ago Putin was talking about Russia wanting to put nuclear missiles in…

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Flash: Mystery Corp From Country “A” Has To Comply

News flash: The Washington Post is reporting that The Supreme Court has left in place a lower court order requiring a mystery corporation from “country A” to comply with a subpoena issued as part of the FBI probe into Russian interference in the election. Exactly which nation “Country A” is unknown, but given the probe,…

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Flash: Will 45 Declare An Emergency?

News Flash: It isn’t clear as of press time, but there is much speculation that tRump will declare some kind of emergency tonight to get his precious wall built. Worse, some detestable members of the GOP are backing him in an attempt to find a way out of the shutdown that he created, or so…

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The Great Trump Wall

By Marc Keyser, TheResistance.blog The story behind the story of the great wall Trump wants to build on our southern border with Mexico must be told. America is like a man who buys a wall from a con artist who scared the beejesus out of him with stories about how his neighborhood is about to…

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Rural Revitalization in a Newer Green Economy

One subject that has not been addressed in America is how do we revitalize some of the rural neighborhoods that have been dying for decades.   I honestly believe it can be done (even greenly), but it would take a well coordinated government effort.  My green approach would start by encouraging farmers to plant industrial…

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45: The Resignation?

You’ve probably already seen this, but a short while back Alan J. Steinberg, a former Bush advisor, wrote an oped piece in which he suggested Trump would resign at some point in 2019. Steinberg argued that, eventually, so much evidence of Trump’s wrong-doing would appear, and with a Democratic House to boot, he’d have the…

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National Parks, Shutdown, Libertarianism

So I read the other day that when Trump (partially) shutdown the government, he effectively shut down the national parks. The rangers and others who would have otherwise staffed the parks…taking tickets, clearing roads, maintaining bathrooms, providing police services, etc. …were shut out. Thus the parks were left to themselves. But people kept right on…

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