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"I am heartbroken:" The announcer for inaugural parades since Eisenhower will be replaced for Trump's

So far, there is little indication that president-elect Donald Trump will fulfill his campaign promise to “drain the swamp” and radically change Washington. But while the elite appears to be doing quite well, scoring position after position in the incoming administration, one unsung mainstay of American politics has fallen victim to the change of guard in the US capital: Charlie Brotman, the 89-year-old announcer of every inaugural parade since that of Dwight Eisenhower’s in 1957. 247 more words

The Information War on Syria and Beyond

By Rick Sterling | Dissident Voice | December 30, 2016

The U.S. establishment is not happy. They are not content with largely dominating media narratives on Syria and other critical foreign policy issues; they want…

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CNN: Jason Johnson on Donald Trump Meeting with the New York Times

On CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello, The Root Politics Editor Jason Johnson discusses Donald Trump changing stances on torture and climate change following his meeting with the leadership of the New York Times. 22 more words

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The Daily Beast published the news earlier today, (10/25/16) that republican General Colin Powell, who’s a former secretary of state, has made the decision to vote for Hillary Clinton yesterday at a luncheon and today via his twitter account. 166 more words

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Leaked Emails Show Bernie Sanders Was Right About Hillary's Loyalty To Wall Street

As Donald Trump reeled from his latest stupidity, Wikileaks released over 200,000 emails of John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign manager. There were several revealing statements about Clinton. 414 more words