Monthly Archives: June 2018

What goes around comes around: Democrats first changed the filibuster rule for some federal judges

  By Robert Willmann While the U.S. Supreme Court issued some decisions and opinions of note this term for discussion, once again the subject was "overtaken by events", as the State Department is fond of saying.  On Wednesday, 27 June … Continue reading

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Is history rhyming, or not?

  "It may have been inexcusable, but it was a sign of the times. The incident occurred weeks before a more notorious confrontation in which South Carolina Rep. Preston Brooks beat Sen. Charles Sumner of Massachusetts senseless on the Senate … Continue reading

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“Inside the tent peeing out” – LBJ

  "National security adviser John Bolton once said Russia's election interference was "truly an act of war" against the US, and that a policy based on trusting Russia was "doomed to failure." Bolton's tune changed completely after he met with … Continue reading

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What is John Bolton’s role in Trump’s ME drama?

(editorial) On a gestalt basis it seems to me from all the bits and pieces of information and rumor that DJT is attempting "The Deal of the Century!" (an episode or two of his soon to be award winning series, … Continue reading

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If Presidents Trump and Putin do meet sometime in July in Europe (a July 15 meeting in Austria is under negotiation), one certain topic for discussion and negotiation will be Syria and the ongoing threat of a war between Israel … Continue reading

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Exposing the Russian Hacking Fraud by Publius Tacitus

You can be forgiven if you are confused about whether or not the emails from the DNC were taken by Russian hackers or lifted by an insider who in turn sold the electronic files to Wikileaks or was the work … Continue reading

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Syria: A Major Turn of Events In the South

by Willy B Whoever's making US policy in Syria, it's certainly not Nikki Haley. Despite her rabid statement of Friday, in which she declared that "Russia will ultimately bear responsibility for any further escalations in Syria," Russian war planes joined … Continue reading

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Will the “Red Hen” survive?

The "Red Hen" is a 26 seat restaurant in Lexington, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley.  The town is the seat of Rockbridge County, an intensely conservative area while the town which is completely surrounded by the county is very liberal.  … Continue reading

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Battle for Hodeidah – Part 2

  "A military operation of the Saudi-UAE-led coalition and its proxies to capture the Yemeni port city of al-Hudaydah from the Houthis is crumbling. The coalition’s forces have failed to establish full control of the al-Hudaydah airport south of the port … Continue reading

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Crowd Funding for “The Wall?”

It appears that no immigration law has a chance this year. IMO additional monies are needed by the federal government for enhancement of barriers on the Mexican border. How about crowd sourcing?  My initial thought would be an institution organized … Continue reading

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