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The Unspooling, by Howard Kunstler

It’s a joy to watch big lies unravel. From Howard Kunstler at kunstler.com:

With spring, things come unstuck; an unspooling has begun. The turnaround at the FBI and Department of Justice has been so swift that even… 409 more words


White House Soap Operas Distract From Real Global Dangers, by Brandon Smith

Most of what’s flying around out there is nothing but fluff and misdirection. Pay too much attention to it and you’ll be taking your eyes off what really matters. 445 more words

Foreign Policy

Will the Deep State Break Trump? by Patrick J. Buchanan

The apparatchiks and media mavens who will make a big deal out of Trump congratulation Vladimir Putin on his electoral victory will stop at nothing to oust Trump. 309 more words

Foreign Policy

Questions of a Stranger in a Brave New World, by Doug "Uncola" Lynn

Doug “Uncola” Lynn tries to dig through the humungous mountain of pure crap that is today’s intellectual millieu. From Lynn at theburningplatform.com:

The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. 316 more words


Four Days to Trade Wars: Can Stupidity Be Avoided? by Mike "Mish" Shedlock

Trade wars prevent trades that parties deem in their best interests, substituting governments’ view for their own. Interestingly, many of those clamoring for trade restrictions also want to get the government off their backs. 389 more words


Former CIA Chief Brennan Running Scared, by Ray McGovern

Former CIA Director John Brennan is certainly a contender for the slimiest slimeball in Washington, and that’s saying something. From Ray McGovern at antiwar.com:

What prompted former CIA Director John Brennan on Saturday to accuse President Donald Trump of “moral turpitude” and to predict, with an alliterative flourish, that Trump will end up “as a disgraced demagogue in the dustbin of history”? 289 more words


Six Things We Can Learn About US Plutocracy By Looking At Jeff Bezos, by Caitlin Johnstone

There’s no way the richest man in the world is not somehow going to be in bed with the US government. From Caitlin Johnstone at medium.com: 423 more words