Category Archives: Imperialism

Will Trump return Philippine war trophies

By ann summers   Trump could salvage what has been a mediocre trip to Asia by a small political act, even if it might give him the same Executive Order troubles he’s experienced with Congress. There have been several decades … Continue reading

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Victorians’ Secret: Trump, god-emperor of Afghanistan and Erik Prince (of thieves) as Viceroy

By ann summers Moscow (CNN) Money, the saying goes, can’t buy love. But $10,000 will buy you the perfect Donald Trump inauguration keepsake — a coin with the words “In Trump we trust.” It’s the handiwork of a Russian mining … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia … Bannonism remains, even if Steve plays no golf

By ann summers If the Russians knew about the Syrian chemical weapons strike before it was executed, it raises some interesting questions but is not evidence of increased culpable distance between Trump and Russia. Considerable time and media has been … Continue reading

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Propaganda 200: In Summation, Gist The Whitewashing Power Of Editing

by GENE HOWINGTON “The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out … Continue reading

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POTUS45*s new CIA drone policy … more remote killing, less “pooch screwing”

By ann summers According to CBS News, an “uncomfortable” visit President Donald Trump paid to CIA headquarters on his second day in office (21 January 2017) left the U.S. intelligence community with a “sense of unease” and “made relations with … Continue reading

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Lord Dampnut’s Bay of Wigs … because something, something clear and present, but not Russian

By ann summers U.S. sanctions Venezuelan vice president as drug kingpin. The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on Venezuela’s new vice president, Tareck El Aissami, accusing him of being an international drug kingpin. El Aissami, one of five children, … 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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