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Strung Out: Trump, Afghanistan and More War

Since my typical writing style is stream of consciousness, you’re witnessing my real-time confusion over where to start my comments about President Donald Trump’s anticipated unveiling of his Afghanistan war plans tonight. Hell, you should also be confused — America’s … Continue reading

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WHAT’S BEHIND THE SAUDIS’ OIL PRICE BEEF?

First, let’s say you don’t work in the auto industry (ha), and you’re sitting on a large inventory of goods you want to sell. Common sense would tell you to stop adding to your inventory pile, right? Saudi Arabia has … Continue reading

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OH, IT’S NEVER ABOUT OIL!

  I don’t know of many instances where the US militarily intervened in another nation’s affairs which had nothing to do with economics or American hegemony. That’s why I don’t completely buy the current US humanitarian intervention in Iraq. ISIL … Continue reading

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WANT HELP WITH ISIS, IRAQ? IT WILL COST YOU.

    Partially driven by my desire to protect the innocent, I’ll describe Iraqi Prime Minister Noriel al-Maliki’s current existential problem with ISIS by telling a semi-fictional story. I knew this Guy who opened a restaurant with the help of some People from … Continue reading

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