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Dershowitz, The Prophet

So none other than Alan Dershowitz is saying that Robert Mueller’s report could be “devastating” for Donald Trump. In itself, that doesn’t come as any big surprise. Anyone who’s reading this publication can guess what will be in the report, and how very damning it will be for The Trump. What is unexpected is that…

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Nuke Holocaust Coming

There’s a terrifying article on the Foreign Affairs site this month. In The Vanishing Nuclear Taboo? How Disarmament Fell Apart, Nina Tannenwald recounts the depressing story of how we went from a push toward total nuclear disarmament under Obama, to a rush to a new generation of ever more destructive nuclear weapons. Who is to…

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We’re All Dying In Ayn Rand’s Joke

There’s an old joke that goes something like, “Ayn Rand, Rand Paul, and Paul Ryan walk into a bar. The bartender serves them tainted alcohol because there are no regulations. They die.” And guess what? We’re all now living that joke. The online publication Reveal notes that farmers, or more precisely, big corporate farms, are using…

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GM Announces Vast Layoffs

From the “so much winning” file. General Motors has announced sweeping layoffs and plant closures. According the Washington Post, the company will “lay off 15 percent of salaried workers, halt production at five plants in U.S. and Canada.“ This is a serious body blow to the American economy and may reveal much about how hollow…

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Putin’s Pup Roasts World

Desert 1

So, here’s just a quick thought about the geopolitical consequences of global warming, plus maybe a modest proposal. We know that Trump and Trump’s people deny global warming, even while it is obviously happening. We got fires and floods to prove it. Yet, they keep right on pretending that it isn’t happening, or, if it…

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Jeff: The Rat Man At the Rat Time

Now that Jeff Sessions, our former Attorney General, has been gone for a while, maybe it is time to give him a second look. Maybe it is time to even give credit where credit is due. Yes, admittedly, he is not attractive individual. Physically, there is something of the weasel or the rodent about him—…

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