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Lindsey Graham’s Blank Check. Why a Defense Agreement With Israel Would Be a Disaster for Americans
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Lindsey Graham’s Blank Check. Why a Defense Agreement With Israel Would Be a Disaster for Americans
August 22, 2019

Graham’s proposed treaty might be part of a White House plan to end-run Congress and public opinion by enabling Israel to start the desired war with Iran, whereupon the US would quickly follow in to “defend Israel,” obliged by treaty to do so.

Are Recessions Inevitable?
August 20, 2019

The trade dispute with China may be the event that pushes the US economy into a major recession or even a depression.

Are Recessions Inevitable?
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Reality-Denial Among America’s Democratic Party Faithful
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Reality-Denial Among America’s Democratic Party Faithful
August 12, 2019

A Senator or Representative, Republican and Democratic alike, is supposed to represent the interests of the American public, not of the billionaires who control Lockheed Martin and ExxonMobil and Halliburton, etc., but this is not the case.

Israel’s Hands Spread Wide and Dig Deep
August 6, 2019

Britain is on its way out of the European Union, so has no say in EU policy, but in any case it wouldn’t agree about criticism of Israel because the governing Conservative Party fosters an organisation called ‘Conservative Friends of Israel’ (CFI) whose members constitute some eighty per cent of Conservative Members of Parliament.

Israel’s Hands Spread Wide and Dig Deep
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True Budget Hawks Are Foreign Policy Dove
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True Budget Hawks Are Foreign Policy Dove
July 30, 2019

Republican Congress members’ support for ever-higher levels of military spending is justified by their support for an interventionist foreign policy.

The Death of Privacy: Government Fearmongers to Read Your Mail
July 11, 2019

Congress is considering bills that will make criticism of Israel a crime, establishing a precedent that will end freedom of speech, and the impending prosecution and imprisonment of Julian Assange for espionage will be the death of a truly free press. Americans are no longer guaranteed a trial by jury and can be held indefinitely by military tribunals without charges.

The Death of Privacy: Government Fearmongers to Read Your Mail
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The Only Strategic Rationale for America’s Involvement in Syria Finally Revealed
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The Only Strategic Rationale for America’s Involvement in Syria Finally Revealed
July 6, 2019

What do American congressmen know about Syria to qualify them to determine American strategic interests in the country? It is very unlikely for American congressmen to know much about Syria; they are dictated the Israeli narrative and that is all they need to know.

Trump Will Be Impeached. The Stupid Party Says, ‘Bring It On!’
June 1, 2019

Whatever happens to Trump, our dangerous enmity with Russia is permanent – and possibly passing the point of no return – while erosion of Americans’ freedoms will continue apace.

Trump Will Be Impeached. The Stupid Party Says, ‘Bring It On!’
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