Category Archives: Trump

No, we still don’t have the whole truth about Charlottesville

In the aftermath of violence in Charlottesville, all figurative guns turned on President Donald Trump when he made remarks about the violence shortly after it happened. So much is missing from reportage, it’s hard to know where to start. For … Continue reading

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While you were tweeting: N. Korea, tax hike, GOT, and more news buried

At present, public dialog is being controlled by extremist factions of different political persuasions, but real news actually broke this week. Stories about the debt, North Korea, unemployment, and crime broke. And there was a big get for some Game … Continue reading

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Bloomberg columnist suggests second look at Russia ‘hacking’ claims

A Bloomberg columnist is raising questions about ‘hacking’ claims, sourcing his information to a group named Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS). The group has been right before and wrong before, but on the Russia ‘matter’ (to borrow a term … Continue reading

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Trump reforms border screening of cargo trucks; cartels reportedly unhappy

President Donald Trump has reformed screening policies for cargo trucks entering the United States from Mexico. Prior to Trump, procedures were relaxed, just as they were relaxed when it came to permitting thousands of people to openly defy US law … Continue reading

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Shocking Senate testimony ignored as name of attorney in Trump brouhaha surfaces

Testimony by Thor Halvorssen before the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary is being ignored completely by most media on both right and left. Halvorssen heads up the Human Rights Foundation (NY). Halvorssen is most definitely not a rightwinger. Nor … Continue reading

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Coup saga: Five curious moments, including Nigeria speaker at DNC convention

Who can keep up with the ongoing conspiracy theories involving Russia and the presidential election? The assortment of real news, fake news, and in-between news is enough to confuse anyone. I cherry-picked five moments in this coup saga that shed … Continue reading

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Revisiting book on WWII resistance as Trump visits Poland

With President Donald Trump’s visit to Poland, Americans may rediscover a country few US media pay much attention to. When Trump said, “[T]he West will never, ever be broken,” it resonated with his audience. Poland’s history is one long narrative … Continue reading

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