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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day in France with Donald Trump

There are a lot of reasons not to like Donald Trump. Some, admittedly, are better than others. Today, I have a really trivial one to add to the list… Given his antics in Europe right now, he’s forcing me to change my annual post about how I prefer Armistice Day to Veterans’ Day. Here’s what […]

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“Over the course of my career as an undercover officer in the C.I.A., I saw Russian intelligence manipulate many people. I never thought I would see the day when an American president would be one of them.” – Republican Congressman Will Hurd

It’s been a few days now since Donald Trump had his private one-on-one meeting with Vladimir Putin, and we’ve still heard next to nothing from the administration as to what was discussed, let alone agreed to, during that two hours and ten minutes. Anatoly Antonov, Russia’s ambassador to the United States, told reporters in Moscow […]

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OK, with Trump heading into a private meeting with Putin just days after Mueller went public with evidence proving Russia’s state-sanctioned hacking of our 2016 presidential election, is it finally time to admit that the conspiracy theory is actually fact, and take to the fucking streets?

As I’m not sure where to start, or where this post may go, I’m just going to jump right in and start rambling. Hopefully you can follow along. If not, I apologize. Earlier this past week, before Donald Trump left the U.S. for what would turn out to be a completely disastrous NATO summit in […]

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“Never before has a U.S. president so clearly ignored such a grave and growing threat to U.S. national security.”

Following up on yesterday’s release of the Fusion GPS testimony by “sneaky” Diane Feinstein, the Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, led by Ben Cardin, today issued a minority report titled, “Putin’s Asymmetric Assault on Democracy in Russia and Europe: Implications for U.S. National Security.” While, as you might imagine, the report gets into […]

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With England and the U.S. having been effectively sidelined, Germany emerges our next best hope

After Trump’s visit to the NATO headquarters in Belgium a few days ago, where he referred to the Germans as “very bad” for their trade practices and chastised his fellow heads of state for “not paying what they should be paying” on defense, I wasn’t all that surprised to see our long-time allies beginning to […]

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