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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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Hevrin Khalef – Kurds Murdered with USA Complicity

Her name was Ms Hevrin Khalef. This was a good woman, person and leader. She was pulled from her car and shot to death along…

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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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Banana Republic USA?

But I fear this may be bigger than politics. Without some sort of dramatic, highly visible pushback, I think we’ll be in banana republic territory for the foreseeable future.

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The Lightning War and the Will of the British People

On this day in 1940, 300 German aircraft raid London, in the first of 57 consecutive nights of aerial bombardment. This bombing “blitzkrieg” (lightning war)…

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The Revolutionary War and the Treaty of Paris

On this day in 1783, the Treaty of Paris, defining the legal conclusion of the American Revolutionary War, is signed in France. In attendance were…

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