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CHINA’S NAVY JOINS RUSSIA TO END SYRIA BLOODSHED

  I guess Russia — and now China — are fed-up with the roles America, Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council have been playing to overthrow the Syrian government through supporting terrorists disguised as rebels. In addition to Russia’s military … Continue reading

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FREEDOM – DEADLY WHEN EXPORTED

The Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 is another piece of legislation the US Congress managed to push through before year’s end—in addition to that banking oligarchy-scented spending bill. “Freedom?” This should be Ukraine’s signal to run away… Who—other than … 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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US-CHINA CARBON DEAL WILL NOT SAVE THE PLANET

I know that some of you are screaming “Game changer” in response to this new carbon emissions deal between the US and China, but I’m not nearly as hopeful for a number of reasons. One of my reasons pertains to … Continue reading

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BOMBING SYRIA, LIKE THE WAY I FIGURED

After reading about the US bombing ISIL-held oil refineries in Ar Raqqah, Syria, I kept asking myself: “If the US can bomb militants away from an Iraqi dam—and not cause risky damage to infrastructure—why can’t bombing work the same way with Syrian … Continue reading

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RUSSIA’S 2008 RED LINE IS STILL A RED LINE

I thought you would be interesred in Russia’s 2008 prediction about the consequences of Ukraine becoming a NATO member. According to Wikileaks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov considered Ukraine joining NATO a military threat. Lavrov also said that the NATO … Continue reading

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JINDAL IN SCHOOLS TRYING TO GET A REP

  How can the Governor of a US state which the University of Montana-Billings, WalletHub, Education Law Center (pdf), and the US Department of Education has ranked near the bottom of national student achievement or state effort lists, gather the … 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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UKRAINE: NOT ABOUT DEMOCRACY

  Look, I’m not an obsessed conspiracy theorist who labors in a grandmother’s basement day and night until he can connect every news item to some American grand scheme for world domination. (Laughing) I’ll offer my previous post as partial evidence. Most … Continue reading

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WHAT BUSH JR MEANT ABOUT ‘OUR WAY OF LIFE’

  China’s Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao made a statement earlier this week about President Obama and Washington’s risk of a debt default due to the current partisan battle that I found a bit unsettling: “As the world’s largest economy … Continue reading

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