Category Archives: Big Oil

#TrumpRussia kleptocrats and crony capitalists profit from lowering US aid

By ann summers In Russia, client states you! So the White House wants to merge USAID and the Department of State, because draining-swamp thing, leaving an opening for whom? Oh darn, more influence accrues to Russia and the clients of … Continue reading

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Soon … Lord Dampnut will be “…ensuring that Iran ‘crosses over the line’ “

By ann summers “Trump’s ban is, accordingly, a gift to them. It gives them (Iranian hardliners) an enemy once more. They can call Rouhani out as naive and point to America’s perfidiousness. Détente, they can crow, is a mistake. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Your home heating prices will go up because Giant Yam won’t bring back coal jobs

   By ann summers Clueless natural Gasbag’s “post-truth” promises to cull votes with more coal jobs will now make your home heating prices go up with little effect on returning coal jobs to the US coal belt. But that was … Continue reading

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‘Don’t Do Stupid Sh*t’ is not the Obama Doctrine because there is one

By ann summers   An important date in my lifetime was not an August 30 when I decided to blog regularly, but the red line moment for the Obama decision not to bomb the shit out of Syria over the use … Continue reading

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What the Global War on Terrorism(sic) National Monument should embody

 By ann summers I wrote a very early story a couple of years ago on trying to think about a virtual or actual monument to this war and thought that even though we have ceased(sic) combat operations, that a national monument … Continue reading

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Are we having terror yet? Naturalizing the Cultural and Culturalizing the Natural

by ann summers “They have weapons. F*ck them. We have champagne!” (Charlie Hebdo’s response to recent Paris attacks)                            #Daesh bullshit  www.motherjones.com/…   Terrorism is natural in the sense that … Continue reading

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The Election of 2016 is a remake of Arsenic and Old Lace

By ann summers What if Strindberg wrote Hellzapoppin’ or as we’ve seen, 10 Downing Street wrote a memo about WMDs or President Obama gave Syria away like the Sudetenland with the current Iran Nuke deal? With all due respect to … Continue reading

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