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Two Ex-Spies and Donald Trump, by Tom Friedman - The New York Times

“When it comes to assessing the presidential race, I prefer to listen to the spies. They tend to be brutally unsentimental, see through the nonsense and cut to the cold, hard bottom line. 829 more words

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Donald Trump’s Putin Crush, by Tom Friedman  - The New York Times

“When it comes to rebutting Donald Trump’s idiotic observation that Vladimir Putin is a strong leader — “far more than our president has been a leader” — it is hard to top the assessment of Russian-born Garry Kasparov, the former world chess champion, which The Times’s Andrew Higgins quoted in his story from Moscow: “Vladimir Putin is a strong leader in the same way that arsenic is a strong drink. 361 more words

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How reading Shakespeare could help stop conflict in the Middle East

There is a lack of humanist studies in the universities of the Arab world, and an absence of the texts which flourished in the very golden age which Islamists so often proclaim… 1,069 more words

Arab World

High priest of globalization? Thomas Friedman Goes to the Wall

Thomas Friedman Goes to the Wall

High priest of globalization lashes out against the enemies of progress

By Matt Taibbi

Republican National Convention made a joke of American democracy… 1,775 more words

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Another Globalization Scam: Lifelong Learning Will Save Us

The savants and pundits keep telling us that if we educate ourselves for the new high tech world, become lifelong learners, good jobs will be bountiful.  962 more words

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Amazing! Some Progressives May Actually Understand Economics

I have to constantly remind my readers that I am a non-ideological fiscal conservative. I simply want our national leaders to address our two most serious fiscal and economic problems which are: 328 more words

Jack Heidel

Globalist Shill Praying for Hillary to Sweep All Fifty States

Beloved establishment dispenser of conventional wisdom bullshit biscuits Thomas Friedman at the New York Times has outdone himself with his latest piece of neoliberal hooey. Friedman, the celebrated author of… 855 more words

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