Posted in Foreign Affairs Military Opinion Politics

And Trump Tries to Throw General Mattis Under the Bus

No, dinkie, you’re not. Not even close. Jim Mattis was a good general, far better than you could even imagine being, who tried to help…

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Posted in Election 2020 Elections Foreign Affairs Politics

Sorry, Mick, We’re Not Getting Over It!

Make no mistake about it. Mick Mulvaney stood in front of a group of reporters in the White House press briefing room and admitted that,…

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Posted in Election 2020 Elections Foreign Affairs Foreign Policy Homeland Security Politics

Could Trump’s Disastrous Syria Decision Be the Final Straw for Senate Republicans?

For months I’ve been maintaining that regardless of what the Democratically-controlled House did regarding impeachment, Trump was safe. There was no way in hell Senate…

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Posted in Civil Rights Elections History Politics

Clement Vallandigham – the Golden Circle and Fighting Civil Rights

On this date in 1863 the quixotic Clement Vallandigham is soundly defeated in the Ohio governor’s race. As leader of the Copperheads, anti-war Democrats often…

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Jimmy Carter and his Nobel Peace Prize

On this day in 2002, former President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to…

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Posted in Elections Opinion Politics

Pelosi Shouldn’t Take Trump’s Bait

So let me see if I get this straight. All Democrats have to do to get Trump to start cooperating with them is to hold…

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