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Enter The Blob

One of the big takeaways from that New York Times Magazine profile of Ben Rhodes earlier this month was Rhodes’s description of the DC foreign policy establishment, which he called “The Blob”: 830 more words

Middle East

So nice they published me twice

I’m grateful to the folks at LobeLog for publishing me twice today, and I’d be grateful to you folks for heading over there and checking both pieces out. 987 more words

Republican Fee-fees

Assessing Trump’s ‘America First’: Muscular Americentrism Meets Neoconservatism

WASHINGTON, DC – In a speech that was loudly decried by ((((pundits)))), Donald J. Trump outlined what foreign policy would look like under his presidency. Surprisingly to some, he used a teleprompter, but foreign policy really is something that you cannot wing, even if most foreign policy brokering between countries actually happens in an off-the-cuff manner. 3,330 more words

Ideology

Dissent

Hola mi Gente,
Today, there will be a large protest on the steps of City Hall demanding the closure of the notorious penal colony, Rikers Island. 422 more words

The Problem with Obama's Brussels Response? It Looks Weird on TV!

Charles Krauthammer joins the panoply of conservatives saying they are just outraged, outraged at Obama’s response to the Brussels terrorist attacks:

The split screen told the story: on one side, images of the terror bombing in Brussels; on the other, Barack Obama doing the wave with Raúl Castro at a baseball game in Havana.

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Politics

Neocon Lindsey Graham Calls For Bypassing the Constitution

Neocon Lindsey Graham Calls For Bypassing the Constitution
by JBS President Emeritus John F. McManus

South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham parades as a conservative. But he and his ideological confrere, Arizona Republican Senator… 765 more words

John Birch Society

The National Interest: Opinion- Michael Lind- The Neocons Are Responsible For Trumpism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The National Interest: Opinion- Michael Lind- The Neocons Are Responsible For Trumpism

What is responsible for the rise of Donald Trump I don’t think can be explained so simplistically as “blame it on the Neoconservatives.” There are a lot of things like the facts that we do have a shrinking Caucasian working class in America in the South, Midwest and Northeast. 398 more words

Republican Party