There is something eerie about the self-destruction of the american (so-called) republic: it often seems as if some unseen force or malevolent power is able to manipulate trump to vitiate the political integrity of the political system such as it is or remains. We cannot quite see how this works and the ambiguities of russiagate blind us to the global conspiracy against democracy. Continue reading “American politics in self-destruct mode”
Former FBI agent Mike German recounts the transformation of the FBI from a law enforcement agency into a dangerously powerful domestic intelligence force.
Responding to Donald Trump’s latest attack on members of the Federal Reserve for not lowering interest rates to zero or below — Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman said the president’s latest actions show he has hit the ‘panic button’ because of he has no idea what he is doing.In his New
In private meetings, Trump has worried that socialism won’t be so easy to beat in 2020. His political intuition was right in 2016, and it’s right again now.
Question: What do you get when you combine infantile, narcissistic ego mania with a schizophrenic foreign policy? Answer: The firing of John Bolton. Trump fired his third National Security Advisor,…
It was about call and text message 10,000 that I came to realize that political campaigns that once started in September of the election cycle, which would culminate with the election in November, now begin years earlier. The election cycle never ends! These have been info calls and texts and direct calls for donations from More