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Opening the Berlin Wall

On this day in 1989, East German officials opened the Berlin Wall, allowing travel from East to West Berlin. Within hours celebrating Germans, nicknamed Mauerspechte…

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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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The Fate of Kurds in Trump Hands

I didn’t think the shame could get worse but it just did. You see, history is my “thing.” So get this: This man is consciously…

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How Democrats Should Play Their Hand October 02, 2019

Now that the polling is starting to show support for Trump’s impeachment, the cynic in me is worried that Democrats could still blow this thing….

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The Avalanche Is Coming

It’s coming. You know it’s coming. Hell, it’s already on its way. The avalanche is careening down Bullshit Mountain – as Jon Stewart used to…

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