Category Archives: Foreign Policy

Realpolitik, Surrealpolitik: Steve Bannon talks to liberals

By ann summers More puzzling is the fact that Bannon would phone a writer and editor of a progressive publication (the cover lines on whose first two issues after Trump’s election were “Resisting Trump” and “Containing Trump”) and assume that … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Celebrity, China, Economic Policy, Foreign Policy, Government, History, Media, Political Science, Politics, Propaganda, Russia, Society, Ukraine, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Trump’s nuclear threats are Nixonian junk-food ravings … maybe

By ann summers So the president’s own advisers are saying to discount his words, is where we are now https://t.co/PBdiHaQ6sT — Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) August 9, 2017 North Korea says considering missile strike near Guam The threat ratchets up tensions … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, American History, Celebrity, Foreign Policy, Government, History, Media, North Korea, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, Propaganda, Society, United States, US Military | Tagged , , , , ,

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

Posted in 2016 Election, Afghanistan, Corruption, Foreign Policy, Government, Government Propaganda, History, Imperialism, India, Iraq, Presidential Elections, Presidents, Propaganda, Terrorism, Uncategorized, US Military, World History | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Today in Heightened Contradictions … McMaster bait

By ann summers The national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, has removed three NSC aides loyal to Trump aide Steve Bannon in the last three weeks. Bannon allies inside and outside the administration have fired back, starting rumors that McMaster is … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, American History, Celebrity, Congress, Conspiracy, Countries, Fascism, Foreign Policy, Government, Government Propaganda, Holocaust, Immigrants, Media, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, Propaganda, Russia, Society, Treason, Uncategorized, United States, War on "Terror" | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Trumpian Hollymoon is over … now the Russian appeasement grows.

By ann summers Much like the GOP and Trump have peddled the meme that PBO/HRC “created” ISIS, now DJT* has decided to capitulate (bend over backward, Ben Dover) to Putin, where the Syrian conflict will generate new memes for 45*, … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, American History, Celebrity, Conspiracy, Fascists/Corporatists, Foreign Policy, Government, Government Propaganda, History, Media, Oligarchy, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, Propaganda, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Society, Syria, Terrorism, Turkey, United States, War on "Terror" | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Day 31 of Trump’s war against ISIS … Twenty-Twenty … Fore!

By ann summers Trump surviving Kremlingate until 2020 remains a possibility, even as he obstructs justice, lies, and demonstrates either incompetence or malevolence. And then there’s all that golfing against ISIS. If he sacrifices enough underlings (and the American Experiment … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, CIA, Congress, Countries, Crime, DHS, DOJ, Foreign Policy, Government, History, Jurisprudence, Media, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, Russia, United States | Tagged , , , , | 45 Comments

#TrumpRussia’s Money-Laundering, Politically Exposed Persons include … Trump?

By ann summers “What does count as suspicious behaviour, however, is the White House’s response to the public’s legitimate interest in a political appointee’s previous job, which involved significant dealings with Russia in a context of financial risk. The White … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, American History, Celebrity, Foreign Policy, Government, History, Jurisprudence, Media, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, RNC, Saudi Arabia, Society, United States | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

The RNC has new #TrumpRussia talking points for a developing obstruction investigation

 By ann summers ​New GOP talking points have emerged to address news of obstruction in the continuing saga of #TrumpRussia’s sub-drama of executive branch corruption. Like the GOP health plan being drafted in secret, Trump never expected to win, much … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Celebrity, Congress, Courts, Crime, DOJ, FBI, Financial, Foreign Policy, Government, History, Jurisprudence, Media, NSA, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, Russia, Society, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

It’s still about the money … so they found convenient (t)reasons to fire Comey, #TrumpRussia

   By ann summers he wasn’t under investigation because everyone around him in #TrumpRussia was under investigation He asked for more funding for the Russia investigation, so they fired him. This is exactly as bad as it looks. https://t.co/S1cPX4bbbX — … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Celebrity, Congress, Conspiracy, Crime, Democracy, DNC, DOJ, FBI, Foreign Policy, Government, Government Propaganda, History, Jurisprudence, Media, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, Propaganda, RNC, Russia, Society, Treason, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

#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

Posted in 2016 Election, Big Oil, Congress, Conspiracy, Corruption, Fascists/Corporatists, Foreign Policy, Government, History, Media, NATO, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, Russia, Society, Ukraine, Uncategorized, United States, Wall Street, World History | Tagged , , , , , , ,