Monthly Archives: June 2017

Obama: A Legacy of Hope and Change. Part 1. Sanctuary City.……by Fred

Grant Park, Chicago, November 2008. "In this country, we rise or fall as one nation, as one people. Let's resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship and pettiness and immaturity that has poisoned our politics for so … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Fred, government, Gun Control, Justice, Media, Politics | 33 Comments

Sanity Emerging in Europe over Syria?

" French President, Emmanuel Macron, recently departed from his campaign proposals on the Syrian War by saying that “My lines are clear: Firstly, a complete fight against all the terrorist groups. They are our enemies.” Promising more cooperation with Russia in … Continue reading

Posted in France, Middle East, Syria | 22 Comments

“Trump‘s Red Line” by Sy Hersh

" To the dismay of many senior members of his national security team, Trump could not be swayed over the next 48 hours of intense briefings and decision-making. In a series of interviews, I learned of the total disconnect between … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns | 94 Comments

Our Grand American Delusion by Publius Tacitus

City on a Hill? Leader of the Free World? Defender of Freedom? How about a mass of delusional crazies? I have come to the sad conclusion that we are the latter. We have forfeited our moral standing in the world. … Continue reading

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Dumb and Dumber – by Richard Sale

I am writing in praise of Pat Lang’s recent post and his keen observations into politics. We must remember that the majority of the American public elected Trump President.  That is where the real blame lies. Trump says he doesn’t … Continue reading

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If I were a Republican …

I am a member of neither party but: 1.  The GOP won handily in the 6th House District in Georgia.  The Democratic Party inclined MSM is doing all it can to whittle away at the numbers each day but their defeat … Continue reading

Posted in Iran, Middle East, Saudi Arabia | 57 Comments

The “17 Intelligence Community Agencies” Canard on Russian Interference by Publius Tacitus

CANARD–a false or unfounded report or story; especially :  a fabricated report. That's how Merriam Dictionary defines the term and it certainly seems to be a dandy word to describe the claim that Russia interfered in the 2016 Presidential election and … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Russia, Russiagate | 48 Comments

Invincible folly? – US policy and mass delusion

The US since 9/11 has pursued a policy that seems clearly designed to establish the US as the world's hegemon in pursuit of a utopian future ultimately based on belief in "American Exceptionalism" and the Reaganesque vision of America as a "Shining … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Iraq, Israel, Middle East, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria | 170 Comments

“Ben Finney, Anthropologist Who Debunked Theory on Island Settlement, Dies at 83” – TTG

“On June 4, 1976, the Hokulea, a double-hulled sailing canoe of ancient design, glided into Papeete Harbor in Tahiti, greeted ecstatically by a crowd of 17,000 — more than half the island’s population. For the first time in six centuries, a traditional … Continue reading

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Operation “Grand Dawn” Post 4 – TTG

"BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:45 P.M.) – Syria and Jordan have entered into talks mediated by Russia to reopen the Nassib Border-Crossing, Al-Masdar learned today from a military source. If the talks are successful, the rebel forces at the Nassib Border-Crossing will … Continue reading

Posted in Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Iran, Jordan, Middle East, Russia, Syria, TTG | 79 Comments