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West Point Why We’re Losing Wars Says West Point Prof 18.2.2020 Outside the Beltway
A book out today makes an odd case.
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Well, Impeachment Didn't Work – How Else Can Congress Keep President Trump In Check? 15.2.2020 Crooks Liars
Kirsten Carlson , Wayne State University Donald Trump’s removal of impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the White House and intervention in his friend Roger Stone’s sentencing have prompted concern that the president’s acquittal in his recent impeachment trial may embolden him to further expand executive power while avoiding accountability. But the conclusion of the trial in the Senate should by no means end congressional oversight of the executive ...
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McClatchy Newspaper Company Files for Bankruptcy 15.2.2020 NewsBusters
In yet another sign that the print news industry is headed toward extinction, the McClatchy Company -- the second-largest local newspaper business in the nation -- has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. As part of its announcement on Thursday, the 163-year-old company and owner of such newspapers as the Miami Herald, the Kansas City Star, the Sacramento Bee and 24 other publications in 14 states, stated that its bankruptcy plan would erase 60 percent of its debt while moving the company toward “a digital ...
Well, impeachment didn’t work – how else can Congress keep President Trump in check? 15.2.2020 The Moderate Voice

Well, impeachment didn’t work – how else can Congress keep President Trump in check? House Democrats have more more tools up their sleeves than impeachment alone. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Kirsten Carlson, Wayne State University Donald Trump’s removal of impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the White House and intervention in his friend Roger […]

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Read the Full Transcript of Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address 5.2.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address tonight. Here is the full transcript of his remarks, via Vox: Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share […]
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READ IT: Full text of Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address 5.2.2020 Raw Story
Below are the prepared remarks for President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address. Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share the incredible results. Jobs are booming, […]
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The US Military Has a Legacy of Wars Without Victory and Weapons Without End 4.2.2020 Truthout.com
The only battles the Pentagon has won over the last 75 years are the ones for our taxpayer ...
Biden’s Closing Iowa Argument: Impeachment Shows “How Scared Trump Is of Running Against Me” 31.1.2020 Mother Jones
If Joe Biden does come back in the polls to win the Iowa caucuses next week, he should send an edible arrangement or something to Joni Ernst. Maybe you saw this. On Monday, at the end of another long day in the Senate impeachment trial, the Republican senator from Iowa brought the subject back to […]
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MSNBC Unmoved by ‘False Flag,’ ‘Weak Tea’ Trump Team; Matthews Says More Weird Stuff 26.1.2020 NewsBusters
Just like with CNN, MSNBC spent Saturday afternoon doing their best to refrain from using positive descriptors when talking about day one of President Trump’s legal team, instead calling their brief presentation as having included “a little false flag,” not substantive, and “weak ...
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Pentagon Now Says 34 US Troops Suffered Brain Injuries During Iran’s Missile Attacks 25.1.2020 Mother Jones
At least 34 US service members were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iran fired missiles on two military bases in Iraq, the Pentagon confirmed Friday. That new figure, more than tripling the 11 head injuries acknowledged by military leaders last week, further undermines President Donald Trump’s initial boast that “no Americans were harmed” by the […]
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Trump to American Troops in Iraq: Your Brain Injuries Aren’t That Bad 22.1.2020 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump downplayed the possible traumatic brain injuries suffered by nearly a dozen US troops earlier this month after Iran fired missiles at two military bases in Iraq. “I heard that they had headaches, and a couple of other things,” he told reporters at the World Economic Forum in Davos. “But I would say, […]
The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract 22.1.2020 Truthout.com
The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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Trump Says the US Is Ready for War. Not All His Troops Are So Sure. 20.1.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. Between the killing of Iran’s most important general and Iran’s missiles hurtling toward American troops in Iraq, President Donald […]
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Martin Luther King Jr. Warned That the Poor Pay for War With Their Lives 20.1.2020 Truthout.com
Martin Luther King Jr. Warned That the Poor Pay for War With Their Lives
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Trump Shares New Details of Soleimani’s Killing With GOP Donors at Mar-a-Lago Fundraiser 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
In the weeks after President Donald Trump authorized the killing of Iran’s top military official, Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, administration officials tried to justify its actions in confusing and contradictory ways. When he first announced the assassination, Trump claimed it was to “stop a war.” In his latest version of events, which he shared with […]
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Why Does Bernie Sanders Love Trap Beats So Much? 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
On January 3, after U.S. military drones assassinated Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Donald Trump began fumbling toward war with Iran, Sen. Bernie Sanders posted an anti-war video on Twitter. It shows the Democratic presidential candidate striding down a hallway, admonishing the camera. “I was right about Vietnam. I was right about Iraq. I will […]
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The Three Biggest Lies Trump and His Deputies Have Been Telling Us About Iran 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
Ever since the US drone strike that killed Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a top Iranian general, the Trump administration hasn’t been able to provide consistent, or even coherent, answers about the assassination. Why did President Donald Trump decide to kill Soleimani? Was there really an “imminent” threat from Iran? Will this lead to war? For […]
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A List of Things Bloomberg Actually Said About Fat People, Rape, George W. Bush, and J.Lo 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
To call Michael Bloomberg’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination unorthodox would be an understatement. The former New York mayor is skipping the early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina. He’s not accepting individual donations—instead spending $200 million of his own money in just the first two months of his campaign—and […]
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Sanders and Warren Show Differences on Trade and Health Care in Debate 16.1.2020 Truthout.com
Sanders and Warren disagreed on whether to hold out for ideal solutions or to settle for immediate but limited ...
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