Tim Kirby

Tim Kirby is an independent journalist, TV and radio host.

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May 19, 2019
Trump: the Boy Who Cried Iran

So far the Trump resume is not one of murderous interventionist but of a man who is forced to go along with the status quo doing the bare minimum that he needs to “not get fired”.

May 15, 2019
Why State Department’s ‘Charm Offensive’ Is in Fact Offensive to Venezuelans

If the same video were done with a drop of humility and respect to the intelligence and cultural differentness of the Venezuelans, then this video could achieve its intended results. As it stands now this video “A new Venezuela” is Youtube fuel for anti-Americanism.

May 11, 2019
A Counter Vision for Poland

Poland’s vision for Europe should be one where Poland matters, where it is at the heart of something important and not just on the borderlands between great powers.

May 9, 2019
How Popular Culture Erodes Russia’s V-Day Message and What Can Be Done About It

Russia needs to get as good at informational war as it is as traditional war to save the memory of their ancestors who gave everything to spare Russians (other Slavs, Jews, etc.) from total extermination.

May 2, 2019
Maimed Yellow Vest Protestors: Worse Than Getting Shot

One bizarre irony in our strange postmodern times is that if the Yellow Vests were actually being shot at by real guns and being killed they would be far closer to achieving some sort of systemic change.

April 27, 2019
Reality Trumps Trendy Beliefs About Immigration

Despite the fact that Trump’s ‘sanctuary city” plan is nothing more than a Twitter statement, it is important to analyze why the Left exploded in media anger at Trump theoretically giving them exactly what they wanted.

April 17, 2019
Notre-Dame Fire: the Drama and the Interpretations

The key thing to understand from a philosophical perspective is that we can view this event from any angle that we wish, and from a political perspective we can use this event to push any narrative that we desire.

April 16, 2019
The International Soft Power of Hardball

Baseball is a cornerstone of Cuba but the problem is that the MLB will always be bigger and always be in America. This is a dynamic that does not work in Cuba’s favor and Trump understands this.

April 12, 2019
Assange Arrest Impossible Without Trump Foreign Policy

Candidate Trump would admire Assange’s boldness and doing what needs to be done in spite of the “swamp”. President has to keep the military industrial complex, CIA any may others appeased.

April 8, 2019
Why NATO’s Official Purpose Makes No Sense, but It Is Likely to Outlive Us All

With the Soviet Union dead and gone, NATO fulfilled its mission a little after turning 40. But rather than phasing out and riding off into the sunset it had a midlife crisis, and continued to not only exist but expand and bomb.