Tag Archives: Barak Obama

The Blob

  Perhaps–The Blob–is a better description of America’s permanent national security bureaucracy than–Deep State. Former President Obama certainly thought so. The moniker comes from Obama’s Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes who nicknamed the US foreign policy establishment as “The Blob” … Continue reading

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The Dream Candidate

  I’ve come to realize that Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is the perfect Listen Liberal, dream candidate. If you read the book you totally know what I’m talking about and if you didn’t, I’ll explain. Buttigieg, … Continue reading

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No Illusions

  I’ve been getting a lot of pushback from liberal friends about my disdain for Democrats. “You’re helping Trump,” with your criticism of the blue team, they tell me. Let me be clear–I’ve come to despise the tribalism that passes … Continue reading

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PayGo

  PayGo is bad economics and bad politics, but naturally it was the first order of business for the newly elected Democratic Speaker of the House–Nancy Pelosi. Despite resistance from progressive Democrats, the House rules package for the 116th Congress will … Continue reading

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Hard men with guns

  President Trump announced recently that US troops would be leaving Syria, setting off a firestorm of criticism across the political spectrum and echoed by the corporate media. In the middle of this barrage of negative publicity it’s useful to examine … Continue reading

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The Triumph of Conservatism

  Classic liberalism is a formulation of ideas about human freedom, markets, and representative democracy. But in modern day America it has largely become a conservative cover for a corrupt status quo represented by neoliberal economic and neoconservative foreign policies. … Continue reading

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Return to Sender

  Crimes committed on the periphery of empire always return to the homeland. Always. Following this logic, perhaps the pipe bombs mailed to George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Barak Obama are not from a Trump supporter like the media has … Continue reading

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