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Vladimir Putin Says Liberalism Has ‘Become Obsolete’

In an interview with Financial Times Vladimir Putin says liberalism has ‘become obsolete’. The Russian leader made the statement before he left for the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. He claimed that liberalism is in conflict with “the interests of the overwhelming majority of the population…” According to BBC News, Premier Putin also stated that multiculturalism is “no […]

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Letter to the editor in the Bellevue Reporter: A National Emergency

The following letter to the editor, by me, appears in the  the Bellevue Reporter under the heading “A National Emergency,” both in the print edition and online here (scroll down past the first letter). During the first two years of Trump’s presidency, Republicans had a chance to build the wall; they didn’t. They had a […]

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Link: Donald Trump’s Companies Destroyed Emails in Defiance of Court Orders

Donald Trump’s Companies Destroyed Emails in Defiance of Court Orders Over the course of decades, Donald Trump’s companies have systematically destroyed or hidden thousands of emails, digital records and paper documents demanded in official proceedings, often in defiance of court orders. These tactics—exposed by a Newsweek review of thousands of pages of court filings, judicial […]

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Expert on wall construction explains why the wall is a bad idea

Amy Patrick January 8 at 7:52 PM Howdy. To recap: I’m a licensed structural and civil engineer with a MS in structural engineering from the top program in the nation and over a decade of experience on high-performance projects, and particularly of cleaning up design disasters where the factors weren’t properly accounted for, and I’m […]

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Robert Mueller’s Coming to Town (song)

 You better watch out, you better not lie. You better bow out, I’m telling you why. Robert Mueller’s coming to town. He’s made indictments, checking them twice. Telling everyone about your criminal vice. Robert Mueller’s coming to town. He knows what you’ve been tweeting. He’s knows that you’re a rake. He knows that you’ve […]

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David J. Rothkopf on Trump’s Legacy

Great summation by David J. Rothkopf, professor of international relations, political scientist and journalist, from his twitter feed. “So we know this, Russian government representatives reached out to the Trump campaign in 2015 and undertook multiple initiatives and had multiple points and series of contacts with Team Trump for the next couple years. It’s not just […]

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Trump’s criminality

Following Trump’s money exposes the awful truth: Our president is a ‘financial vampire’ “Americans were confronted Tuesday with a profound problem, one that challenges our commitment to accountable democratic government and justice. It is an awful truth that we must face now that the New York Times has published a richly documented, 14,000-word expose alleging […]