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Trump Flip-Flops on Bubblemaking

It’s funny how an election can change the way a man sees the world. Before the election, Donald Trump thought that stocks were dangerously inflated. In an interview on CNBC, he said “I hope I’m wrong, but I think we’re in a big, fat, juicy bubble.” 1,342 more words

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Trump Plays Cat and Mouse with Iran

Why is the Trump administration threatening Iran?

On February 1, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn announced that the administration was “putting Iran on notice” after it tested a ballistic missile which the US sees as a violation of Iran’s treaty obligations. 2,276 more words

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Game Over for Democrats?

By Mike Whitney/ Counterpunch/ January 27, 2017

In 2008, the American people overwhelmingly voted for “change” in Washington. They never got it. Hence, Trump. To pretend that there’s not a straight line connecting the failed policies of Barack Obama and the subsequent rise of Donald John Trump, is to ignore the obvious and to shrug off responsibility for the situation the country is in today. 1,200 more words

Government

 Rolling Back the Empire: Washington’s Proxy-Army Faces Decisive Defeat in Aleppo

By Mike Whitney

December 08, 2016 “Information Clearing House” – “Counterpunch…

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Current Affairs

(with regret) I approve this message: Mike Whitney on Clinton v. Trump

This is what it must feel like to be on Death Row, to be waiting for the moment when the iron door clangs open for the last time and four burly guards escort you arm-in-arm to the room where your life will be extinguished.

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