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#Trump #Military Coup: "Most of the criticism of the Flynn, Mattis and Kelly nominations is politically created hysteria"

Has Trump Nominated Too Many Military Leaders — or Not Enough?
by Victor Davis Hanson
December 15, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is being faulted for supposedly appointing too many retired generals to Cabinet-level jobs and “militarizing” the government. 101 more words


Straight Talk About Jihad On Bulgarian TV As Trump Picks A COINdinista For Sec-Def

I seriously doubt that we will soon see anything like this on American television.  It’s refreshing to hear and watch the clarity of understanding within this discussion group  about what’s going to happen soon in Europe.  359 more words


Barack Obama Second Term: A Complete Failure

There’s no other way to describe it.

Jim Geraghty writes: Every December, Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post picks the biggest political loser of the past year. 650 more words



Rather than as a reality television show, think of the developing Trump administration as a movie. So far, the military members of the cast include: 1,164 more words

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Petraeus' ex-mistress: 'I'm shocked he's being considered for Cabinet'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The woman with whom David Petraeus’ had an affair said Thursday “it was a little bit of a shocker” to find out that President-elect Donald Trump was considering the retired general for Secretary of State. 306 more words


David Petraeus a possible pick for Secretary of State

As Donald Trump continues the hunt to find the next Secretary of State, David Petraeus has taken center stage to plead his case. Petraeus appeared on ABC’s This Week pleading has case despite being convicted for mishandling classified information. 315 more words