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Monday’s Political Odds & Ends

Welcome to February! Today in Iowa our country begins voting for President! Is this a great country or what?

Please take the polls at the end of this column about the Iowa caucus! 521 more words

Montana Legislature

The hawks' weird story about Iran's seizure of 2 US navy boats

Summary: Iran’s arrest of US sailors in their waters provides opportunity for our hawks to wave a fake bloody shirt, hoping to make the US public fear and despise Iran. 677 more words

Our Military

Clinton Emails Show Proof Of Lying

As if the Inspector General finding “Top Secret/SAP” emails on Hillary Clinton’s home-made server wasn’t damaging enough, even the Obama administration is starting to back away from it’s one-time Secretary of State. 460 more words


Inspector General: Clinton Emails Had Intel from Most Secretive, Classified Programs

FBI investigation into Clinton expands beyond emails.

Catherine Herridge and Pamela Browne report: Hillary Clinton’s emails on her unsecured, homebrew server contained intelligence from the U.S. 514 more words


Trump's Path to 270

Without a doubt, Donald Trump was the political story of 2015, showing more staying power than just about every analyst predicted. Back in mid-September (when I began pondering probabilities), I thought Trump had a 20% chance on the nomination and now give him a 30.8% (4/13) shot (chart below) with a growing risk I am too low. 1,969 more words


Petraeus continues to tell the GOP what it doesn’t want to hear

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 18: Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus walks the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to ring the Opening Bell as | Spencer Platt… 330 more words
U.S. Politics

"Counterinsurgency Warfare and the Revenge of the Periphery," By Karl Walling

As a form of prudence, strategy is an important, but often neglected, dimension of American political thought, a bridge between American principles and American foreign policy objectives. 2,804 more words

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