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All Russians are spies

A couple of weeks ago, after attending a showing of the Russian TV talk show Vremia pokazhet, British journalist Angus Roxburgh complained that what he saw shocked even as hardened and cynical a Russia-watcher as him. 658 more words

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Tucker Carlson Is An Asshole According To Other Assholes

I keep returning to the asshole well. That’s because it doesn’t run dry.

In my to do list is to finish the goddamn story about how I became a lefty, and I’ve been compiling stories that suggest to me that something big is gonna go down in America, like in a violent way. 1,307 more words

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

Afghan Debacle

In Afghanistan, we’re the Redcoats. And for a substantial portion of the country’s ethnic-Pashtun majority, the Taliban, however cruel and odious we find them, are the Minutemen. 290 more words

Mangy Bear

The biggest loser from last week’s cruise-missile strikes on a Syrian air base wasn’t “President” Bashar al-Assad. It was Vladimir Putin. The Syrian leader was punished, but Russia’s new czar was humiliated. 295 more words

Middle East genocide: Making of new borders

We live in a world that has invisible man made walls, so more neighbours mean more fences and every half end of the century comes a wave of new border creations in however means necessary. 856 more words

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