Tag Archives: Donald Trump
“The American presence sets a target for American forces to be attacked by extremist elements, while also operating as a tripwire for a potential destructive and tragic war with Iran.”
“A war with Iran would see it use its Chinese-supplied anti-ship missiles, mines and coastal artillery to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, which is the corridor for 20% of the world’s oil supply. Oil prices would double, perhaps triple, devastating the global economy.”
“And we realize/ He’s ruining the world before our eyes.”
Noam Chomsky: The current moment is the most grim moment in human history and the wrecking ball in the White House just doesn’t give a damn. He’s having fun. He’s serving his rich constituency. So what the hell, let’s destroy the world.
Who are those who would sacrifice us on the altar of global capitalism? How did they amass the power to deny us a voice?
[Trump] had kvetched about the plight of US workers and made some noise about ending unending wars, but was he for real?
Democrats cast their lot with elites on impeachment
The original doctrine of socialism meant government ownership of the means of production—heavy industries, railroads, banks, and the like. Nobody in national politics today is suggesting such a takeover. As one quipster put it, “How can Washington take ownership of the banks when the banks own Washington?” Consumer rights advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph […]
Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, Journalism on trial, Scahill, Hedges, Pilger and more: the charges, the defense, what you can do
Several articles are posted here. Click on the each title or video to read/see the full article. +++ On Contact: Chris Hedges interviews Kristinn Hrafnsson, Editor-in-Chief of WikiLeaks Assange charges and extradition: A political question and an attack on the foundation of democracy Chris Hedges discusses the US extradition request for Julian Assange with WikiLeaks […]
“These are gatherings designed to keep the broader populace at arms-length, and more.”
Donald J. Trump: Nobody disobeys my orders.
Tomgram: A Swiftian Modest Proposal for the President, Or How to Solve the Border and China Problems in One Swell Foop
As of 2019, despite moments of Trumpian braggadocio about a supposed $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment plan — largely a scam that has yet to arrive in Congress — the only kind of infrastructure still getting attention is, of course, the president’s great wall to nowhere.
From the Hope in the Time of Trump conference three excellent speakers–sponsored by Yorkshire CMD.
Oh wait! Oddly enough, in case you hadn’t noticed, there’s one place where it’s barely talked about at all, where silence largely reigns, and to my mind that couldn’t be stranger.
“You can’t talk about hope until you can see reality and reality is pretty bleak, but that’s the starting point.”