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Does Jeb Bush sound like a candidate or phony neoconservative senior statesman?

Few individuals have done as much damage to this state as Governor Jeb Bush and few families have done as much damage to this country and the global order as the Bush family. 716 more words

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Tucker Carlson Goes To War Against The Neocons

This week’s primetime knife fights with Max Boot and Ralph Peters are emblematic of the battle for the soul of the American Right.

Though the word was actually never uttered, Fox News primetime host Tucker Carlson cemented himself this week as the Right’s most prominent critic of neoconservatism. 125 more words

Michael Gove and the American Neoconservatives

Last week I wrote about Michael Gove’s surprise arrival as Secretary of State for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs. There is so much more to write about this, but time is limited and I will not be able to cover everything in one piece. 1,298 more words

Guest Video, "Trump’s Machiavellian Tomahawk Kabuki Theatre"

Today’s Guest Video is a short piece presented by the Black Pigeon, titled “Trump’s Machiavellian Tomahawk Kabuki Theatre”. The recent US President’s actions against the Syrian goverment of Bashar al Assad have brought a great deal of anguish to his dissident right supporters, particularly those who hoped that his presidency would bring the neoconservative and progressive export of US liberal imperialism to a halt. 130 more words

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About That Swamp

In another maddening, yet unsurprising move, President Trump has further polluted the swamp by appointing Dr. Scott Gottlieb – a major recipient of opioid industry dollars – to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 109 more words

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A Humbled Neoconservatism’s Rebirth? Reading Eliot Cohen’s “The Big Stick”

In the aftermath of the U.S. quagmire in Iraq, many writers proclaimed neoconservatism’s rightful place in “the ash heap of history.” This intellectual movement played a major role in the second Bush administration’s foreign policy with calls for nation-building and democracy promotion, muscular, unilateral United States global leadership, and a ideological and physical struggle against fundamentalist forms of Islam comparable to earlier confrontations with fascism and communism. 2,156 more words

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For Muslims, the Condemnation of Atrocities is Step One toward Deformation of Islam

I am currently preparing an article analysing a neocon’s hate against Islam spun as security concerns off the back of the Westminster attacks.  That will be out soon, however, I thought I’d share an interesting comment in an article I came across during my research. 462 more words

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