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Sep 2018

September 17, 2018

Kavanaugh’s Accuser Goes On Record, Alleging “Rape Attempt” By Drunken Nominee; Offers to Testify For Senate Judiciary; Flake, Corker, Collins, Murkowski Jittery About Fast-Track Confirmation; Feinstein Must Stop Dithering; Hatch Replays His Dirty Role Against Anita Hill, Scornfully Dismissing Allegations; Weakened Trump Is Forced To Accept Delay; Kavanaugh Is Key To Enforcing Permanent Austerity Dictatorship and Must Be Defeated; In 1991 Thomas Hearings, Biden Sabotaged Three Witnesses Ready To Corroborate Hill; Continued Harassment by Thomas Reported, Raising Impeachment Of Federal Judges

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Sep 2018

September 15, 2018 WCR

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Scoundrel Time for Supremes!

New Accusations Against Kavanaugh Add Moral Turpitude To Perjury and Gambling Charges; No Confirmation for Lyin’ Brett!; Manafort Plea Deal With Mueller and Weissman Is Existential Threat to Trump-Russia Cabal: Campaign Boss Must Tell All, Forfeit Five New York Properties, Including Trump Tower Pied-à-Terre; Boss Tweet Reduced To Stunned Silence; Calls For His Resignation Multiply; Like Agnew, Pence Also In Danger: Manafort Sponsored Him For Veep Nod; Cynical Nihilism of Kremlin in Case of Two GRU Salisbury Killers

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Sep 2018

September 13, 2018

“Like A Knife Fight In An Alley”!

McConnell Sees Senate In Danger for GOP, Warns That Cruz of Texas Is In Deep Trouble!; Latest Polls Show Democrats With Generic Ballot Lead of 12% to 14% in House; Independents Breaking In Favor of Mueller Probe; Trump Approval Falls 6% in One Month As Eight National Polls Show Him Cratering; Executive Order on Election Sanctions a Shuck Designed by Bolton; GOP Regime An Unpopular Minority: More Like 1850s Slave Power Conspiracy, or Fascism of Pétain In Vichy France?; Legal Positivism Based on British Empiricism vs. the American Tradition of Natural Law: How Creatures Like Kavanaugh Can Exist

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Sep 2018

September 12, 2018

Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Debacle Is Disaster on Same Scale as 9/11; Trump’s Self-Congratulations Are Despicable; Regime Ignoring Painful Lessons From Katrina to Present: Florence Requires 250 Helicopters, 100 Ships, Orders of Magnitude More Resources; Gen. Russell Honoré For Hurricane Czar!; Roots of Oval Office Pathology: To Be Obsessed By Fear of Weakness Means To Be Weak; 4 Million Have Needlessly Lost Health Insurance Under GOP; Even Obama’s Anemic Job Creation Still Beats Trump by 20K Jobs Per Month, 208K to 188K; In Florida, Scott Flees Trump While Inviting Bush 43 to Help With Fundraising

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Sep 2018

September 11, 2018

Trump Blundering Towards Nuclear War!

Book Reveals He Came Close to Wrecking U.S. Strategic Position in Far East In Rage Fit; Tweet to Remove Soldiers’ Families From South Korea Might Have Triggered Pre-Emptive Attack by Pyongyang Madmen; After 19 Months, Regime’s Rate of Job Creation is 400,000 Hirings Below Last 19 Months of Obama; Despite Nativist-Xenophobic Demagogy, GOP Fails to Deliver Increased Real Wages; Trump Backers Are Liars In Economics, and News Anchors Are Too Ignorant to Refute Them; CNN Poll Shows Trump Support Collapsing 6% In One Month During Time of Cohen-Manafort Verdicts and McCain Funeral; Seven Other Surveys Confirm Tendency

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Sep 2018

September 10, 2018

Seventeen Years After 9/11, Trump Prepares to Bomb Syria to Protect al Qaeda Rule in Idlib; Tenant of Oval Still a Useful Idiot for Kim, Who Is Building Nukes Faster Than Ever; Trump’s Economic Statistics Are as Phony as The Photos of His Inauguration Crowd; National Park Service Got the Message Demanding Fakery, and Labor Department Did Too; Wage Growth Under Current Regime Is Non-Existent to Negative, So Staff Seeks New Ways to Cook Stats; Today’s Trump Big Lie Exposed: GDP Quarterly Growth Rate Has Exceeded Jobless Rate Over Sixty Times Since 1948; GOP May Soon Shift Resources From Doomed House Majority In Bid to Save Senate, Now In Play

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Sep 2018

September 8, 2018 WCR

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Tell Collins, Murkowski, and Scott to Stop Kavanaugh, Block Shift of Supremes Toward Permanent Austerity Dictatorship; Kavanaugh No Conservative, But Radical Reactionary on Roe, Obamacare, Unitary Executive, Discrimination, Unions; He Won’t Recuse, Won’t Come Clean, So Reject Him!; Constitutional Crisis Caused by Ongoing Extinction of Republican Party Cripples All Three Branches; Times Op-Ed As Re-Run of 1971 Pentagon Papers and Jack Anderson “Tilt” Leaks: Designed to Goad Trump Deeper Into Paranoia and Self-Destruction?; Relevance of Radford-Welander Scandal as Prelude to Watergate; Why GOP Can’t Say Nazis Are Bad

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Sep 2018

September 6, 2018

New York Times Op-Ed Is Damage Control for Desperate Republicans!

Subtext Is That GOP Bigwigs Have White House Under Control, So No Need to Vote Democratic For Congressional Oversight; Lunatic Fringe Sees Confirmation For Deep State Hypothesis; Timid Democrats Are Hardly “Hellbent” On Ousting Don; Hostile Foreign Control Over Oval, Possible Thermonuclear Confrontation, and Systemic Financial Crisis Ignored; Bipartisanship A Chimera: GOP Deserves Extinction; Nixon’s Acute Paranoia Started During Clash With State Department Over 1970 Indo-Pakistani “Tilt” Crisis, First Step Towards Plumbers; Beware Svengalis!; Russia Plays Key Role in Riots in Chemnitz, Germany: Is This Kremlin’s Autumn Scenario?

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Sep 2018

September 5, 2018

Kavanaugh Hearing Lurches Forward With 90% of Nominee’s Record Left Blank by GOP!

Nominee Praises United States v. Nixon, Which He Had Condemned in 1999; Durbin Repeats Charge That Kavanaugh Mislead Judiciary Committee About His Role in Bush 43’s Torture and Black Sites Policies; Was Kavanaugh a Recipient of Information Stolen From Sen. Leahy By GOP Operative Manny Miranda in 2002?; New York Times Mystery Op Ed Appears to Reflect Views of Standard “Never Trump” Reactionary Republicans; Approach to XXV Amendment Points to Pence; Critique of Trump Is Suspiciously Superficial and Narrow; No Sane Person Can View GOP’s “Historic Tax Reform” and Wild Deregulation As “Bright Spots”; Need to Protect Nuclear Launch Codes Using Methods of Laird, Kissinger, and Schlesinger!

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Sep 2018

September 4, 2018

Will Kavanaugh Be Borked, or Will The Senate Be Burcked?

GOP Wants Kavanaugh Confirmed Based On Censored 10% of His Paper Trail; Blumenthal Moves to Adjourn Hearing To Await Documents; Durbin Challenges Nominee to Agree; Leahy Asks What He’s Hiding; Booker Demands Kavanaugh Recuse on All Trump-Related Matters; Dems Want Kav to Condemn Trump’s Line That Sessions Must Not Indict Republicans; Not Mob Rule, But Music of Democracy: Protests Show Contempt of American People For GOP; Over Seventy Arrests So Far; Revulsion Against Regime Common Theme of McCain and Aretha Franklin Funerals

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Sep 2018

September 3, 2018

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Sep 2018

September 1, 2018 WCR

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It’s September: Time to Defeat Kavanaugh!

Trump Blocks Token Increase in Federal Pay, Dooming GOP Reps. Barbara Comstock (VA 10, NOVA) and Scott Taylor (VA 2, Norfolk-Newport News) To Defeat; Boss Tweet Talks Violence With His Support at 38% Against 60% Opposed in ABC-Washington Post Poll; 63% Back Mueller; Democrats Hold 8% Generic Ballot Advantage for Congress; 49% Want Impeachment; Baldwin, Casey, Manchin Lead; O’Rourke Tied With Cruz; Russia Holds War Games From Eastern Siberia to Mediterranean, But Trump Dithers About Re-Starting U.S.-South Korean Defense Drills: Steele Told Ohr Russia Has Trump Over a Barrel; Attacks on Brennan, Strzok, Page, Halper, and Ohr Cripple U.S. Intelligence vs. Russian Oligarchs and Mafiya

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Aug 2018

August 30, 2018

Trouble for Sino-Russian Bloc: Moscow Papers Slam China’s Belt and Road Imperialism for Loading Central Asian Countries With Debt While Bribing Officials and Imposing Beijing Line; Belt and Road Based on Forced Loans Like Europe’s Empires of 1870-1914; Bereft of Leaders, Britain Drifts Towards Brexit Abyss; French Government Prepares Damage Control For No-Deal Brexit; Viganò, Spokesman for Discredited Church Reactionaries, Lashes Out At Pope Francis; Talk of Neofascist International As Salvini Hosts Hungarian Dictator Orbán in Milan; Five-Star Founder Grillo Knew of Threat to Genoa Bridge, But Rejected Needed Bypass Years Ago

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Aug 2018

August 29, 2018

Stop Kavanaugh!

Ouster of McGahn and Expected Departure of Sessions Might Keep Trump Pick Off High Court; Trump’s Targeting of Brennan, Strzok, Page, Ohr, and Halper Tends to Blind U.S. Intelligence to Attacks of Russian Organized Crime on Eve of November Election; Bruce Ohr Had Crossed Mafiya Boss Mogilevich and Revoked Visa of Putin Crony Deripaska; McCain Supported U.S. Attacks on Iraq, Serbia, and Afghanistan, And Raged Against Iran, But Had No Concept of Economic Strength as Basis of Military Security; He Voted to Remove Clinton and Opposed Obama’s Stimulus and ACA

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Aug 2018

August 28, 2018

Growing Public Awareness That Post-McCain GOP Lacks Moral Fitness to Survive; Mexican Trade Reform Touted by Trump is Empty Pre-Election Stunt; Real Puerto Rican Hurricane Death Toll Is 3,000 Americans; Consumer Confidence Highest in 18 Years-Since Just Before Dot Com Collapse!; Democrats Need to Add Class-Based Oversight For 2019: Probe Damage to Obamacare, Farm Economy, Labor Rights, Low-Income Housing, Consumer Credit, Air Quality To Compile Catalogue of Ruin For Working People Under Trump Regime; Russia Starts Oversized Maneuvers in Asia: Who Should Be Scared?

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Aug 2018

August 27, 2018

Death of McCain Is Tocsin for Extinction of National Republican Party, Reduced to Immoral Cult 45; Late Senator’s Recent Attacks on Trump and Vote to Save ACA Cannot Outweigh Decades of Reckless Advocacy of Military Force, Including Iraq War Disaster; Indicting the President: Watergate Grand Jury Fought Jaworski to Indict Nixon; In Iran Contra, Lawrence Walsh Sought to Indict Both Reagan and Bush 41; Ronald Rotunda of Starr Team Argued Framers Specified Immunities for Congress in Privilege From Arrest and Speech and Debate Clauses, But Gave None to President

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Aug 2018

August 25, 2018 WCR

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Trump Now Unindicted Co-Conspirator in His Own Plot to Steal 2016 Election; Nixon Had Just Two Months Left in Office When Public Learned in June 1974 He Had Been Implicated By Watergate Grand Jury, Which Wanted To Indict Him; Trump Under Attack on Eight Federal and New York State Legal Fronts, With More to Come; Reject Kavanaugh As Don’s Mouthpiece; Rand Paul Says Russia Will Never Confess Fixing U.S. Election; Not Quite: Moscow Took 50 Years to Plead Guilty to Hitler-Stalin Pact, Signed 79 Years Ago This Week; Trump As Comprador for Russia; Deep Sixing of Howard Hunt’s Safe By Nixon’s FBI Director as Classic Watergate Meme; Theory of Punctum Saliens in History Applied to Tuesday, August 21, 2018: Beginning of the End For Regime

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Aug 2018

August 23, 2018

Trump’s Great Unraveling: Mueller Gains 11% in Approval in Single Month, Now Backed by 59%; Sessions Rebuffs Don’s Attack, and Gets Some Cover From Hill Cronies; Grassley May Call Cohen Back to Testify; Tabloid King Pecker To Testify Under SDNY Immunity Grant: What Else Is In His Safe?; Traditional Reactionaries Switching From Never Trump to Impeachment Now; Fiftieth Anniversary of Police Riot at Chicago Democratic Convention, August 28, 1968: Eyewitness Journey Through Gas and Beatings From Grant Park to Michigan and Balbo: The Tragic Events That Helped Nixon-Agnew Launch the Southern Strategy and Seize Power

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Aug 2018

August 22, 2018

Lawyer Says Cohen Would Give Mueller Evidence About 2016 Hacking Ops; Trump Struggles With His New Life as Unindicted Co-Conspirator: Lauds Tax Evader, Offers Third Story On Hush Money; NY Southern District and Federal Judge Agree That Playmate and Stormy Payoffs Are Crimes Committed by Cohen On Orders From Trump; Don, Rudy and Dershowitz Misrepresent Reporting Requirements of U.S. Election Laws; Nixon Secretly Designated Unindicted Co-Conspirator in Late February 1974; News Leaked Out in June; Watergate Grand Jury Voted 19-0 to Indict Nixon Outright; Jaworski Is Source of Today’s Absurd DoJ Rule Against Indicting President; Foreman Vladimir Pregelj, Who Got It Right

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Aug 2018

August 21, 2018

Trump Implicated in Two Federal Crimes Related to 2016 Elections!

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty to Felony Counts of Violating Federal Election Laws Involving Alleged $150k Payment to Playmate Karen McDougal and $130k Hush Money to Stormy Daniels; Both In Coordination and At Direction of “Candidate” -- Meaning Trump As Unindicted Co-Conspirator; Don’s Campaign Boss Manafort Convicted in Alexandria on Five Felony Counts of Federal Tax Evasion, One Count of Hiding Foreign Bank Accounts, and Two Counts of Bank Fraud to Procure Loans; Avenatti Eager to Resume Stormy’s Civil Action vs. Cohen by Depositioning Trump; Rep. Castro Demands Judiciary Committees on Hill Start Hearings on Trump Campaign Corruption

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Aug 2018

August 20, 2018

Trump Doctrine Finally Clear: Objective Reality Does Not Exist!; Constitution Is Out, Schopenhauer’s World As Will and Imagination Rules; Giuliani Proclaims Veselnitskaya, The Envoy of Russia’s Top State Prosecutor Yuri Chaika, To Be Private Citizen; Reports Of Purge of Top Generals Suggest More Appeasement of Putin or Preparations for Domestic Adventure; Tweet Rate Rising as Mental Processes Deteriorate Day By Day; White House Lawyer McGahn May Emerge as John Dean of Russiagate: Fearing Betrayal by Trump, He Has Testified to Mueller For 30 Hours, Most of Any Known Witness

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Aug 2018

August 18, 2018 WCR

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Trump Strips Brennan Security Clearance: Will Rosenstein, Mueller, and Weissberg Be Next?; More Revulsion Across U.S. Society Against Would-Be Dictator: Pentagon Rejects Military Parade; Four Hundred Newspapers Counter Attempts to Muzzle Press; Fifteen CIA Chiefs and Scores of Officials Back Brennan; Admiral McRaven Voices Discontent of Military; Omarosa Does Yeoman Service; McConnell Prepares To Pack High Court With Kavanaugh, Eager to Rubber-Stamp Tyrant; GOP Now Has Just One Chance in Four of Holding House; Irrationalism Kills: Italy’s Ruling Pseudo-Populist Bunglers Knew Of Genoa Bridge Weakness In 2012 But Mocked It as “Fairy Tale”; Death Toll At 42

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Aug 2018

August 16, 2018

Giuliani Grilled by Justice Department IG About How He Knew In Advance of October 28, 2016 Comey Letter to Congress About Abedin-Wiener Laptop; Comey Told AG Lynch of "Cadre of Senior People" at FBI New York Field Office With "Deep and Visceral Hatred of Clinton"; Ex-Israeli PM Barak Slams Netanyahu’s Justice Minister For “Protofascist” Threats to Supreme Court, Triggering Debate On Modern Fascism; Haaretz Cites Umberto Eco’s 1995 “Ur-Fascism” Essay; Current U.S Regime Fails This Test; Ben Ferencz, At 99 The Oldest Surviving U.S. Chief Prosecutor From Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, Tells UN That Trump Family Separation Policy is Crime Against Humanity

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Aug 2018

August 15, 2018

Trump Lifts Security Clearance for Ex-CIA Chief Brennan, Who Had Accused Him of Treason at Helsinki Appeasement Summit With Putin; DC Sees Desperate “Tyrant,” “Autocrat,” and “Despot”; Coup d’État in the Air As Sen. Warner Warns Trump May Try to Shut Down Mueller Probe By Stripping Security Clearances; Giuliani Threatens to Come Down on Special Counsel “Like a Ton of Bricks”; GOP Putsch in West Virginia, Where Legislature Is Ousting Entire State Supreme Court; Manafort Case Goes to Jury; Kakistocracy Disguised As Populism: DiMaio’s Five Star Party Sabotaged Genoa Truck Bypass That Could Have Avoided Bridge Tragedy

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Aug 2018

August 14, 2018

Omarosa Tapes and Revelations Stun Regime With News She Has Already Testified for Mueller!

She Asserts Trump Knew of Wikileaks Trove of DNC Tapes Before They Went Online; Says Kelly Blocked Efforts to Help Puerto Rico; Matthews Joins Todd in Lack of Curiosity About Trump’s Mental Decline; Manafort Defense Rests, But Beware More Antics by Erratic Judge Quoted by Putin; Collapse of Genoa Autostrada Bridge Set to Reveal Hopeless Contradictions in Salvini-DiMaio Coalition; Southern Europe Marks Ferragosto, Holiday Founded by Augustus Caesar in 18 BC to Combine Ancient Vinalia and Consualia Harvest Festivals

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Aug 2018

August 13, 2018

Trump Tweet May Have Triggered Systemic Crisis As Turkish Lira Hits Record Low, Threatening Euro Via Italian, Spanish, and French Banks; Contagion Spreads to Australian Dollar, South African Rand, Argentine Peso, Indonesian Rupiah, and Indian Rupee; British Pound Weakened By Specter of No-Deal Brexit; Charlottesville Congressman Says FBI Intel Shows Russian Role in Last Year’s Tragedy; Corporate Media Focus on Soap Opera, Ignore Omarosa’s Key Contention That Trump’s Mental Health Is Declining; Fresno Bee Reports Nunes’ Lead Over Democratic Challenger Janz Cut to 8 Points

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Aug 2018

August 11, 2018 WCR

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Pro-Trump GOP Plotting Coup to Install Kavanaugh, Then Oust Rosenstein and Mueller to Impose Trump as Permanent Austerity Dictator Under Russian-Chinese Control; Kavanaugh Lied to Senate About His Role in Bush-Era Torture; Trump Doubles Tariffs on Turkey: Is He Playing Moscow’s Game To Wreck NATO’s Southern Flank?; Boss Tweet In Receivership On Mattis 4 x 30 Program and Russia Sanctions; Judge Ellis Erratic and Undisciplined in Manafort Trial; Charleston “Blood and Soil” Chants Proved “Alt-Right” Is Fascist; Was Russia Involved?; Securities Fraudster Rep. Collins Halts Campaign; Time to Support Democrat Nate McMurray, Popular Town Supervisor of Grand Island in Niagara River

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Aug 2018

August, 9, 2018

Beijing’s “Belt and Road” Scam Is A Debt Trap!

Sixteen Senators Warn Mnuchin and Pompeo Of Chinese Bid For World Domination By Bankrupting and Enslaving Pakistan, Djibouti, Sri Lanka, and Dozens of Developing Countries; Germany Stops Beijing From Grabbing Key Machine Tool Company; Accused of Securities Fraud, GOP’s Rep. Collins Vows To Keep His Seat and Win Re-Election; With More Congressmen Implicated, Effect May Be Similar to 2006 Jack Abramoff Scandal, When 21 Republicans Were Convicted and Both Houses Flipped; Classical European Imperialism of 1870-1914 As System of Forced Loans Imitated by Xi Dynasty Today

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Aug 2018

August 8, 2018

This Is Still New Deal America!

Missouri Voters Rout GOP Union Busters, Reject Prop A With Historic Landslide Margin of 68% to 32%; Wealthy Republican Congressman Chris Collins of Western New York Was First On Hill to Endorse Trump; Now Arrested For June 2017 Insider Trading of Australia’s Innate Immunotherapeutics; Ryan Must Force Him to Quit House and Ballot Now!; Trump’s Claims to “Drain the Swamp” With “The Best People” Exposed as Big Lies; In Ohio 12, GOP Goes From 37% Lead With Tiberi in 2016 to Shrinking 0.7% Lead With Balderson Now; What Was Role of Russian Twitter Bots?; States Defy Janus Ruling!

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Aug 2018

August 7, 2018

All Eyes On Ohio 12 to Measure Rate of GOP Collapse and Chances for Imposing Congressional Checks and Oversight; Nixon Resigned Forty-Four Years Ago This Week; Musk Toys With Taking Tesla Private: A Financial Event Typical of End Phase of Stock Market Bubbles, Recalling AOL-Time Warner Merger of February 2000, One Month Before Collapse of Dot Com Bubble; In Aesopian Article, Larry Summers Sees Downturn, Concedes U.S. Is Sitting Duck; Judge Ellis Bans Discussion of Oligarchy in Manafort Trial: But Oligarchy Rules Russia and China Today, and Has Been Debated Since the Days of Plato

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Aug 2018

August 6, 2018

At Ohio Rally, Trump Lionizes Jim Jordan, Implicated In Ohio State Athletics Scandal!

GOP In Trouble in Ohio 12 Special Election, Where Democrat O’Connor Now Leads in Polls; AFL-CIO’s Trumka Predicts Missouri’s Union-Busting Proposition A, Launched by Disgraced Ex-Governor Greitens, Will Be Defeated in Tuesday Referendum; Republican Prospects in Michigan Grim; Every Vote For GOP House Advances Nightmare Scenario of Speaker Jim Jordan Two Heartbeats Away From Presidency; Rome Anti-Terror Investigators Probe Russian Role in Slander Blitz Against Italian President Mattarella

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Aug 2018

August 4, 2018 WCR

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Last Days of Pompeii on Wall Street as Apple Hits Absurd $1 Trillion Market Cap and P/E Ratio of S+P Is Dizzy 31.2!

Emerging Sino-Russian Pincer Attack on U.S. Opens New Front in Trade War: Moscow Dumps $90 Billion in Treasury Bonds in April-May and Buys Gold, Driving 10-Year Rates to 7-Year High and Setting Up Short Squeeze on Hedge Funds; Chinese Signal Selloff of U.S. Properties, Threatening Commercial Real Estate Bubble; Trump Stock Euphoria Doomed As $900 Billion in Hot Money Evaporates Due to Higher Fed Funds and Quantitative Tightening, End of ECB Easing, and UK Bank Rate Hike; Recalling Henry Paulson’s 2010 Report That Putin Urged Beijing to Dump Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Other U.S. Agency Bonds Ten Years Ago This Week; Beware Sneak Attack Using $1.2 Trillion in Treasuries Held by Beijing!

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Aug 2018

August 2, 2018

Iran Starts Naval Drill in Straits of Hormuz, Raising Risk of Desperate Wag The Dog Gambit By Tenant of Oval; Leaderless Group of National Security Chiefs Pledges to Defend 2018 Vote From Russia, But Effort is Fragmented and Lacks Counter-Offensive Capability; Russia Vulnerable to Daniel-Wallander NSC Countermeasures of Mid-2016; No Wall Street, No Harvard, No Mayo, No Palm Beach Can Deter Moscow Ruling Elite; Western “Iron Curtain” Against Russian Oligarchs Recommended by Regime Critics; DNC Hack Was Not an Inside Job; Despite New York Times, Be Assured That Trump Does NOT Want to Be Questioned by Mueller

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Aug 2018

August 1, 2018

Obstruction in Plain Sight!

Trump Orders Sessions to Stop Mueller Investigation; Move Could Shield Trump and Cronies, But Also Russian GRU Agents and St. Petersburg Troll Farmhands; In Manafort Trial, Mueller Team May Not Call Rick Gates: Are Deception Tactics Also Working On Giuliani?; Month of August Will Tell the Tale; Militants From Lunatic Fringe Dominate Don’s Tampa Rally; Poll Shows That For First Time Ever, A Majority of Britons (42% to 40%) Want Second Referendum to Avoid National Suicide Caused by Brexit; Citing McGahn Memo of February 2017. Waas Argues That Trump’s Biggest Threats Come From His Own Officials, Not From Any Deep State

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Aug 2018

July 31, 2018

Lock Him Up and Drain the Swamp!

Tax Evasion Trial Starts For Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort, With Jury Chosen and Opening Statements Done; Trump Again Threatens Federal Shutdown to Redeem His Lunatic Promise of Border Wall; Giuliani and Client Going Berserk; North Korea Back to Building ICBMs To Target U.S.; But Don Is Now Seeking Parley With Iran!; Italian PM Conte Sought Help Against France in Libya; Vatican and Catholic Bishops Fight Back Against Salvini; GOP Front Splintering as Koch Forces Flee Trade War; E.J. Dionne Sees “Reactionary International” Centered on Moscow

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Jul 2018

July 30, 2018

Italian PM Conte Visits White House Seeking to Replace Macron and Merkel; Trump Wants Rome as Pawn Against Brussels and Berlin; Italy Needs Rollback of Failed Post-2011 Austerity Policies; Unstable Conte-Salvini-DiMaio Government as Populist Chop Shop and Clown Car With Marx Brothers At the Wheel; Rousseau Becoming Robespierre; Urbane Italian PM is Front Man for Hooligan Salvini, Depicted by Catholic Press as Satanic For Crimes Against Refugees; Regime Expected to Collapse by September; Alternative to Representative Democracy Turning Out To Be Not Direct Democracy, But Corporate State; 4.1% GDP Figure Inflated By Doomsday Preppers Stocking Up Before Trade War; Cancerous Growth of Debt Derivatives Threatens U.S. Economy

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Jul 2018

July 28, 2018 WCR

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House Progressive Caucus People’s Budget Features Wall Street Sales Tax; Does Anyone Believe Cooked GDP Figures Supervised by Trump?; Facebook, Twitter, Intel Tremors Point to Hot Autumn for Stocks; Nielsen and Azar Flout Judge’s Order to Re-Unite Refugee Families; Cohen May Provide Prima Facie Case For Trump Collusion With Russia Through June 2016 Veselnitskaya Meeting; Start of Manafort Trial, Emoluments Suit Discovery, Butina Cabal, and Weisselberg Subpoena Top Growing List of Legal Threats to Regime; No More Questions: Embattled Don Cowers in Nixon’s Bunker; Trump Collapsing in Upper Midwest 100 Days Before Critical Vote

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Jul 2018

July 26, 2018

Trump’s Infamous Secret Tax Returns In Play as Federal Judge Rules That Maryland-DC Complaint On Emoluments Can Go Forward to Discovery, While His Money Man Allen Weisselberg Is Subpoenaed by NY Feds in the Wake of First of 100 Cohen Tapes; Mueller Eyes Don’s Tweets For Witness Intimidation and Obstruction; Case of Russian Operative Maria Butina Linked to Flynn NSC and Attack On 2016 Campaign; Aborted Putin Visit Shows Pompeo and Bolton Must Go; Jordan and Meadows Try Impeachment of as Publicity Stunt; GOP Weak in Upper Midwest; Vulnerable Republicans Now Back In Toss-Up Districts

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Jul 2018

July 25, 2018

Provocation Canceled!

In Landmark Victory For U.S. Civil Society, Trump Is Forced To Indefinitely Delay Putin’s Triumphal Entry Into Washington DC; McConnell and Ryan, Sensing Widespread Revulsion, Had Pronounced Kremlin Boss Not Welcome on Hill; Bolton Joins Scurrilous Attacks Against Mueller Probe; Skillfully Exploiting Trump’s Weakness and Fear, EU Leader Jean-Claude Juncker Fends Off Transatlantic Trade War By Freezing Tariffs In Exchange for Some Purchases of Soy Beans and Liquid Natural Gas; Trump Will Now Have to Hold Chinese Perps Responsible; In Senate Testimony, Pompeo Acts Pomposo To Hide His Ignorance of Trump’s Secret Sellouts at Helsinki

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Jul 2018

July 24, 2018

Trump’s $12b Farm Aid Won’t Stop Depression in Farm Sector; 4% GDP Growth Is Fraudulent; “No Deal” Brexit Looms, With London’s Default on Payments Owed to Brussels That Could Trigger World Banking Panic; Yield Curve Flattening as 3-Month T-Bill Tops 2%; Carter Page FISA Applications Show Judges Were Told That Steele Dossier Was a Partisan But Reliable Product; Months of GOP and Fox Lies Exposed; Expel Nunes From Congress Now!; Senate Must See All Kavanaugh White House Documents: Is He Another Bybee, The Bush-Era Torturer Who Got A Life Seat On the Ninth Circuit Before He Was Found Out?

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Jul 2018

July 23, 2018

Alpha Dog Got Kicked in Helsinki-No Deals So Far From Great Dealmaker!

Awareness of Trump Weakness Grows, Making Sabotage of Mueller/Rosenstein and Confirmation of Kavanaugh More Difficult; And Don’t Forget Don’s Groveling on Sanctions Against China’s ZTE and Deripaska’s Rusal of Russia; Two Thirds of GOP Support Wretched Summit Performance, But Trump Needs 90 to 95% of Shrinking Pariah Party to Survive; Iran as Topic-Changer; Echoes of Dick Cheney in Putin’s Weird Talk of WMD Terror; When Federalists Came To Be Regarded as Party of Treason After 1814 Hartford Convention, They Quickly Disappeared

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Jul 2018

July 21, 2018 WCR

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Not Welcome!

Mobilize to Stop National Humiliation of Putin Affront; Extent of Helsinki Betrayal Still Unclear as GOP Subversives Block Testimony of Translator; Has Mueller Stopped Demanding Interview Because Trump is Now Target?; Russian State Prosecutor Yuri Chaika, Who Promised Don Dirt on Hillary in June 2016, Targets McFaul; Ornstein Scenario: Trump Is Indicted, Fires Mueller, Pardons Himself and His Cabal; After Calling His Fanatics Into The Streets To Provoke Violence, He Declares Martial Law; Trump’s Racist Judge Pick Blocked in Senate, Raising Hopes For Stopping Kavanaugh; Boss Tweet Threatens to Tax $500b of Chinese Imports Even As U.S. Farm Depression Grows

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Jul 2018

July 19, 2018

Putin and Oval Office Puppet Launch Parallel Attacks on American Opponents of Appeasement; Kremlin Boss Accuses Dark Forces; GOP Party of Treason Blocking Access to Helsinki Translator, Negating Public’s Right to Know; Trump’s Zigzags Between Trusting Putin or U.S. Agencies Point to Downward Spiral; Mata Hari Operative Butina Held Without Bail as Gun Lobby Trembles; Trump’s Trade War Playing Hell With Farm Sector: Some Iowa Ag Prices Down 20%, Slipping Below Cost of Production; South Dakota Farmers Suffer Massive Losses; New Hampshire Lobstermen Hit; No More Sellouts!

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Jul 2018

July 18, 2018

Shaheen, Menendez, Joe Kennedy and Pascrell Demand State Department Translator Give Congress Full Account of Helsinki Summit; Corker and Cardin Dither; Did Trump Betray State Secrets?; Sanders Plays More Word Games With National Security; Trump’s Stupid Comments About Montenegro Risk Adriatic, Italy, and NATO Southern Flank; Compare This to Dean Acheson and The Original Korean War; Fox News Sounds Like “Do You Want To Die For Danzig?” Slogan of 1939 French Ultra-Fascist Marcel Déat; Putin’s Plane Violated Airspace of Estonia; White House Demonstrators Brand Trump as Traitor

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Jul 2018

July 17, 2018

Helsinki Exposes Trump as Strategic Weakling and Loser, Critically Undermining Power of His Brand to Dupe Voters; His Widely Mocked Servility and Failure Will Be Watchwords of the Resistance; His Latest Pathetic Excuse: The Strongman Was Entrapped by a Double Negative!; GOP Congressmen Seeking to Distance Themselves From the Helsinki Fiasco Should Protect Rosenstein and Mueller, Subpoena the State Department Translator to Learn Sellouts Perpetrated in 2-Hour Secret Meeting With Putin; New Sanctions Must Target Russian Oligarchs: No Mayo, No Harvard, No IPOs For Them; Stephen F. Cohen’s Misguided Defense of Trump

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Jul 2018

July 16, 2018

U.S. Humiliated as Trump Grovels in Appeasement for Putin in Helsinki; Two Hours of Solo Talks Pose Question of Secret Protocols; Putin Arrogantly Denies Election Meddling as Trump Backs Him Against Coats; Schumer Suggests Russia Must Have Kompromat on Trump, But Putin Ducks Questions on Kremlin’s Blackmail Files; Resignations of Honest U.S. Officials Are Possible; Former CIA Head Brennan Calls Treason; But No Public Pledges of Troop or Naval Pullouts, Or Territory Openly Ceded to Russia; Putin’s Harebrained Adventurism and Obsession With Covert Ops Spell More Suffering for Russian People

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Jul 2018

July 14, 2018 WCR

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#CancelHelsinki! Trump’s Appeasement Confab With Putin Must Be Called Off; Clamor to Block Sellout Grows in Congress After Mueller Grand Jury Indicts Twelve Russian Military Intelligence (GRU) Officers Who Hacked DNC, DCCC, Podesta, Hillary Campaign, and State Boards in the Service of Trump; No Sanctions Relief and No Normalization Until These Criminals and Their Boss Gerasimov Are Brought to Justice; Complicit Trump Backers in U.S. Now Face Indictment; GOP Party of Treason Readies Attacks on Rosenstein and Special Counsel; Appeasement Intellectuals Must Choose Among Russian Oligarchy, Chinese Totalitarianism, and U.S.; 250,000 Protest The Tyrant in London; Comparable Summit: Khrushchev Stormed Out of 1960 Paris Conference After U-2 Spy Plane Crashed in USSR; Full Reciprocity Now In Order; Vive la France!

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July 12, 2018

View of Trump As Renegade Grows After Sabotage of NATO Summit; Congress Must Force Cancelation of Helsinki Appeasement Summit; At Strzok Show Trial, Nadler, Cummings, Gutierrez, Lofgren, and Swalwell Clobber GOP House Hooligans Gowdy, Jordan and Gomert; Big Trouble Brewing for GOP as Trade War Starts to Hit Farm Belt; Kavanaugh’s Ego Ideals Include Arch-Reactionaries Walter Berns and Chief Justice Rehnquist, Who Inspired His Hostility to 1972 Roe v. Wade Decision; Kavanaugh Approves Idiocy That “Unenumerated Rights” Must Be “Rooted in The Traditions and Conscience of Our People”

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Jul 2018

July 11, 2018

In Dangerous Frenzy, Trump Assails NATO As “Delinquent Allies,” Raves That Russia Controls Germany; Senate (97-2) and House (Unanimously) Back Pro-NATO Resolutions; Schumer, As Suggested Here, Says Trump Must Not Meet Putin Alone; Is Trump Personality Cult in Congress Being Eroded by Endless Failures?; Durbin and Leahy Wanted Justice Department to Probe Kavanaugh For Lying to Congress About Bush-Era Prisons; Dubious Former Alpha Bank Lawyer Benczkowski Confirmed by GOP Senate to Head Justice Department Criminal Division; Jonathan Chait Sees 1987 Turning Point in Subversion

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July 10, 2018

Unstable Trump On Course For Collision With NATO Followed By Appeasement of Putin; Senate Must Reject Kavanaugh As Dangerous Ideologue For “Unitary Executive” With Dictatorial President; Main Selling Point With Beleaguered Trump Was 2008 Orwellian Speech Arguing That Incumbent President Is Above Law, Immune to Investigation, Civil Subpoena, and Criminal Indictment; In 1998, Kavanaugh Had Acted as Attack Dog For Ken Starr Witch Hunt Against Bill Clinton, Publicizing Multitudes of Lewd Details; Long Paper Trail Will Facilitate His Borking, As McConnell Warned