Tag Archives: Putin

The Axis of Stupid

  Between Trump’s UN speech and the new Committee to Investigate Russia, I don’t know who’s dumber–Trump, or the disparate faction that seems determined to take him down. The Committee to Investigate Russia is sponsored by Hollywood director Rob Reiner, who … Continue reading

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Ruling Ideologies

  Since the end of the Cold War in 1989, the United States has been operating under the auspices of two mutually reinforcing ideologies–neoliberalism and neoconservatism. By criticizing trade treaties like the TPP and NAFTA, while promising to mend relations … Continue reading

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War Pigs: or How Liberals Learned to Stop Worrying and to Love the Drone

  When did the liberals turn into war pigs? If there was going to be anything positive from the election of Trump, it was the lowering of tensions between the US and Russia. With liberals excitedly pointing to the CIA’s … Continue reading

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The Russians are coming

  How did the new Cold War get started? Maybe we need an enemy to keep us distracted as much of the country spirals into 3rd world status? Maybe we need an enemy to keep the Military/Intelligence/Industrial/ Complex profitable? For example, … Continue reading

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The political/economy of empire

  While it’s useful to focus on what we can all do to make things better, going local will only go so far. Entering a presidential election between two deeply unpopular candidates, we are faced with problems that require a national … Continue reading

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Bigger Fish to Fry

  The death of Supreme Court Justice Scalia and what it portends for domestic politics is a monumental story. One of the wildest presidential campaigns of recent memory just got a whole lot more complicated with the politics of the … Continue reading

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Factions

  Seymour Hersh’s new article makes abundantly clear that the American deep state has factions that are vying for supremacy. “…at some point some other military leaders decided that they couldn’t follow the policy, because it was nonsensical, and did something … Continue reading

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