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Mar 2019

March 21, 2019

Emperor Xi of China Arrives in Rome, Latest Target Of “Belt and Road” Neo-Imperialist Debt Trap; Once-Proud Italy Faces Grim Future of Debt Peonage and Limited Sovereignty; Will Beijing’s “Social Credit” Totalitarianism Be Imposed On City of Genoa?; Italian Premier Conte Faces Ouster!

Despite Votes In Commons, May Still Seeking Catastrophic No Deal Brexit; Sources See No. 10 Downing Street As “Run By Lunatics” And In “Full-On Bunker Mode”; May & Co. “…Have All Taken Leave Of Their Senses”; Outcome: Article 50 Deadline Extended to May 22 If Commons Swallow May’s Twice-Defeated Secession Plan; If Plan Not Approved, Extension Only Until April 12-Last Chance To Oust May, Repeal Brexit, Set Second Referendum, Call Snap Election!

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Mar 2019

March 20, 2019

Zombie UK Prime Minister May Tries Buckpassing, Blames Parliament For Failure of Brexit; Enraged Calls For Her Ouster Multiply; One Tory MP Complains She’s “Acting Like President Trump”!

Thursday’s EU Summit Will Decide Postponement; May Still Wants Third Vote On Her Twice-Defeated Plan; Brexit Madmen Eye Catastrophic Secession By Default Next Friday, March 29; Busy Week For Mueller Team Roils Don; New Zealand Fascist Killer A Fan Of Sir Oswald Mosley, Whose “Britain First!” Held Huge Appeasement Rallies On Eve of World War II; Mosley A Pal of Mussolini And Lord Haw-Haw Who Backed Surrender To Hitler After Dunkirk; Black-Shirted Aristocrat Mosley Was Likely Prime Minister of Nazi Puppet State in UK!

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Mar 2019

March 19, 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s CNN Town Hall in Jackson, Mississippi Strengthens Her Policy Pre-Eminence Among Dem Hopefuls; She Calls For Building 3 Million New Homes To Lower Rents By 10%, Facilitate Ownership, And Generate 1 Million Jobs!

Warren Rejects Jake Tapper’s Hyping Of Increasing Gas Tax, Showing How Regressive Burden Would Fall Most On Working Families; She Wants 2%-3% Tax On Assets of Ultra-Millionaire Plutocrats Worth Over $50 Million, Plus Constitutional Amendments To Stop Voter Suppression and Abolish Electoral College; George Conway Usefully Tweets Symptoms of Narcissism And Antisocial Syndrome; How Many Symptoms Are Needed To Establish Fascism?; Great Relevance Today Of Prof. Frederick L. Schuman’s Description of Fascism In His Europe On The Eve (1939)

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Mar 2019

March 18, 2019

In Surprise Move, Speaker John Bercow of British House of Commons Uses 1604 Precedent To Tell Premier May She Cannot Re-Submit Her Twice-Defeated Plan For Brexit Lunacy; Likely Result Is Long Delay In UK Secession -- Hopefully Enough Time For Psychotic Episode To Pass!

Biggest Loser Is Tenant of Oval, Since Trump Regime and Brexit Are Two Sides of Same Pseudo-Populist Coin; Gangs And Countergangs Contend For Domination of Democratic Party: Bernie-Ocasio Faction of Shachtmanite “Socialists” For Dystopian “Green New Deal” vs. Eager Dupes of Charismatic-Aspirational Austerity; Neither Will Resist Pressure For Killer Cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid; Cable News Still Hiding Fascist Creed of New Zealand Killer!

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Mar 2019

March 16, 2019 WCR

Impeachment Urgent To Block Dictatorship: Demanding Total Budget Control to Build Fascist Wall, Trump Threatens Opposition With Violence by Police, Military, and Bikers!
Trump and May Join To Oppose Free Elections In Form Of Second Brexit Referendum; Parliament Will Vote For Third Time On May’s Hated Secession Plan; GOP Hill Lockstep Eroding; New Zealand Killer Is a Professed “Eco-Fascist” and Follower of Sir Oswald Moseley, Leader of British Union Of Fascists in 1930s UK; Elizabeth Warren Is Currently Best Chance For Dems To Avoid Communitarian Austerity Ghouls Disguised As Aspirational Candidates; Breaking: Pentagon Proposes Space-Based Missile Defense Using Orbital Lasers!
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Mar 2019

March 14, 2019

UK Parliament Votes 413-202 To Delay Brexit Insanity By At Least Three Months As Tories Splinter; Trump Raves That Second Referendum Would Be Unfair; Senate Votes 59-41 To Declare No Confidence in Trump’s Emergency Decree to Fund Fascist Wall; 12 Republicans Defect!

A Tale of Two Cities: Events in London and Washington Indicate That 2016 Tide of Neofascist Populism Has Turned On Both Sides of Atlantic; President Tusk of European Union Wants To Grant UK Longer Pause For Reflection; Tax Wall Street Party MVP Award Goes To Anna Soubry, Representing Nottingham For Independents; Don Is Reeling As Senate Votes 54-46 To End U.S. Backing For Saudis’ Yemen Genocide; By 420-0, House Demands Entire Mueller Report; Only Graham Saves Trump From Similar Defeat in Senate!

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Mar 2019

March 13, 2019

British Parliament Votes To Ban No-Deal Brexit, But Zombie Premier May Keeps Scheming To Impose Her Widely Hated Plan; Second Referendum Still A Viable Option, But Revoking and Repealing Article 50 Secession Procedure Is More Reliable!

Equally Incorrigible: Anti-Europe Labour Party Boss Corbyn Still Peddling His Own Illusory Brexit Scheme; Stage Set For Boeing 737 Max 8 Crashes by Trump’s Deconstruction of Administrative and Regulatory State Plus Delay In Fixes Caused By Government Shutdown; Facing 90 Months In Federal Pen, Manafort Is Hit By New York State Indictments Where Don Cannot Save Him; Roots Of Democratic Party’s Obsession With Bipartisan Togetherness Found in Bizarre Doctrine of Communitarianism

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Mar 2019

March 12, 2019

UK Premier May’s Plan For Quitting European Union Defeated Again in Commons, 381-242; 149 Vote Margin of Loss Includes 75 Tory Defections!

On Wednesday, Parliament Must Defeat No-Deal Brexit, A Suicidal Leap Into the Abyss of Anarchy and Chaos; Scots Warn They Will Secede If Brexit Occurs; Thursday Brings Chance to Revoke and Repeal Departure Mechanism Under Article 50, At Minimum Gaining Time For Second Referendum To End Brexit Nightmare; Pelosi’s Superficial Ideas on Impeachment Ignore Threat of Nuclear Launch Codes in Unstable Hands as Extent of North Korean Duplicity Emerges; Rep. Al Green (D-TX) Speaks Out For Democratic Base; Trump Submits Billionaires’ Budget Full of Killer Austerity Cuts and Broken Promises on Medicare and Social Security!

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Mar 2019

March 11, 2019

Sen. Schatz (D-HI) and Rep. DeFazio (D-OR) Introduce Wall Street Tax Act, Including Wall Street Sales Tax on Sales of Stocks, Bonds, and Derivatives!

Proposed Rate of 0.1% Is Only The Beginning; Measure Would Reduce High-Frequency Trading, Discourage Speculation, Protect Savings in 401 (k) and IRA Accounts, and Give U.S. Treasury $777 Billion In Revenue Over Ten Years; Tax Wall Street Party Has Blazed The Trail; $1 Million Per Person Exclusion Needed; Sen. Warren Leads Democratic Field With Wealth Tax For Hypermillionaires, National Child Care, and Breakup of Monopolistic Tech Giants Using Antitrust Laws; In UK, Decisive Week Opens In Struggle To Stop Brexit Insanity With Second Referendum!

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Mar 2019

March 7, 2019

Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months in Prison For Alexandria Convictions; Such Unwarranted Leniency Poses Real Threat To Rule Of Law!

Beware Pardon By Trump and Barr To Further Obstruct Mueller Inquiry; Additional Sentencing Looms Next Week; Disoriented Judge Raves That Manafort Is “A Good Friend To Others, A Generous Person” Living An “Otherwise Blameless Life”; In Reality, Manafort Was Leader of “Torturers’ Lobby” Drumming Up U.S. Support For Butchers Like Savimbi of Angola, Who Maimed Or Killed Tens of Thousands; Clients Also Included Brutal Dictators Like Mobutu of Zaire, arap Moi of Kenya, and Abacha of Nigeria; House Passes Broad Anti-Hate Resolution 407-23, With Only Republicans Voting No; Net Worth of U.S. Families Tumbled By $3.75 Trillion or 3.5% In Fourth Quarter 2018, Worst Since 2008 Depression!

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Mar 2019

March 6, 2019

Trump Racks Up Colossal Merchandise Trade Deficit of $891 Billion, The Largest In U.S. History; Epic Failure Not Due To Tariffs, But To Refusal To Rally Allies Against Chinese Predators!

GM Assembly Plant In Lordstown, Shuts Down; “Don’t Sell Your Homes “ Since Jobs in Auto “Are All Coming Back,” Trump Had Promised At End of 2017; Layoffs Hitting 14,000 Workers in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Maryland, and Ontario; U.S. Budget Deficit Up 77% In First Four Months of FY 2019 Over FY ‘18; Treasury To Borrow $1 Trillion Per Year Over Coming Decade; Cohen Testifies on Hill As His Lawyer Urges New York State Attorney General and Manhattan DA To Indict Trump For State Crimes; Don Should Give Up Lying For Lent!

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Mar 2019

March 5, 2019

Rand Paul Estimates Ten-Plus GOP Votes In Senate To End Trump’s Bogus State of Emergency With Resolution Of Disapproval; GOP Hill Lockstep Crumbling In Wake of CPAC Hysteria!

Nadler Committee Seeks Documents From 81 Trumpworld Figures In Probe of Obstruction of Justice, Emoluments Violations and Public Corruption, and Abuses of Power vs. Press and Judges; Goal Is To Build Public Record and Steer Clear of “Dictatorship”!; Cummings Committee Investigating Bootleg Security Clearance For Kushner; Intelligence Committee Tackles Russiagate Behind Closed Doors; Breaking: North Korea Activates Key Nuclear Facility Despite Assurances To Kim’s Favorite Dupe!

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Mar 2019

March 4, 2019

Markey-Ocasio “Green New Deal” Concocted by Gaggle of Adolescent Dilettantes Over A December Weekend; Backlash Has Boosted Trump Approval By 3%!

Ocasio Predicts Apocalypse In Twelve Years, But Every Prediction of The End of The World Has a Definite Class Content; This One Spells Killer Austerity; How Carter’s Energy Austerity Wrecked Post-Watergate Democratic Party; How Pelosi’s 2007 Refusal To Impeach Bush Prolonged Iraq War; Working People Voted In 2018 For Health Care and Jobs, Not Windmills and Solar Cells; World View of Ultra-Left Mush-Heads Is Mix of Decadent Post-Modernism With Manichaean Fable Of American History Spun By Howard Zinn; Do Ultra-Lefts Deliberately Choose the Tarnished Socialist Label Because FDR’s Vastly Superior New Deal Is Too American?

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Mar 2019

March 2, 2019 WCR

Trump’s 2017 Smoking Gun Check As Payoff To Cohen For Fronting Stormy’s Hush Money Is Prima FacieEvidence of Impeachable Crime in White House! Cohen Suggests Trump Will Not Accept Peaceful Transfer of Power If Ousted; More Hearings Needed On Model of Sam Ervin’s Senate Committee of Summer 1973; From Enron’s Fastow to Trump’s Weisselberg; Green New Deal, Like Brexit, Is A Brutal Austerity Diktat; Ideologues Hype Climate Apocalypse in 2030, But Working Families Focus on Financial Trouble Looming For Medicare in 2026 and Social Security in 2033; Democrats Must Make Wall Street Predators Pay, With No Austerity and No Cuts; Class Consciousness, Not Malthusian Hysteria, Is The Answer; After Hanoi Fiasco, More Appeasement: Trump Cancels Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2019!

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Mar 2019

February 28, 2019

Trump-Kim Summit Collapses As North Korean Butchers Escalate Demands; Debacle Underlines Failure of Groveling Appeasement Disguised as Consummate Dealmaking!

Kim Said To Offer Dismantling of Aging Yongbyon Nuclear Facility in Exchange For Lifting All Sanctions; White House Had Telegraphed Weakness With Leaks Giving Up On Comprehensive Inventory of Pyongyang’s Nuclear Forces; Trump Waffles On Restoring Ulchi Freedom Guardian Joint Drills; Trump’s $35,000 Check To Cohen Hailed As Smoking Gun of Trumpgate: Prima Facie Evidence of Federal Felony Committed in White House; Wednesday’s Public Hearings Were Only Corruption and Obstruction, Since Collusion Was Tuesday and Thursday; 2.9% GDP Increase for 2018 Falls Short of Trump’s Hype!

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Feb 2019

February 27, 2019

Cohen Alleges Federal Crimes By Trump in White House, Says $35,000 Check To Fixer Reimbursed Hush Money He Illegally Paid to Stormy Daniels On Eve of 2016 Elections!

In July 2016, Cohen Heard Stone Tell Trump That Assange Promised Post Trove of Hacked Documents Harmful to Hillary; No Audit and No Bonespurs; Inflating Values for Forbes, Deflating Them For Tax Man; Working With Manhattan Feds on New Charges; GOPers Jordan and Meadows Try To Discredit Cohen, But Have No Substantive Defense of Trump and No Questions About Him; Even Lame White House Response Fails to Defend Don!; Cohen to Republicans: Working For Trump Means Lying For Him; I Spent A Decade Lying For Trump Just As You Are Doing Now, And If You Keep Going You May Soon End Up Like Me; Next Step Is Criminal Referral to DoJ!

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Feb 2019

February 26, 2019

A Third Round Of Thermonuclear Threats From Moscow!

Russian State TV Lists Missile Targets, Including Pentagon and Camp David; Lead Warmonger This Time is Dmitri Kiselyov, Kremlin Media Mogul and Fanatical Slavophile; NSA’s Gen. Nakasone Stymied Putin’s IRA Wreckers on Election Day 2018; Trump and Democratic Hopefuls Are Silent, Leaving No Advocate for U.S.; On Eve of Testimony Trump Obviously Fears, Bootlicking Rep. Gaetz Threatens Michael Cohen & Family; Did Trump Order Whitaker to Obstruct Manhattan Feds?; House Votes 245-182 to Block Bogus Emergency Decree, With 13 GOPers Dumping Trump; Brennan Forecasts That Mueller’s Last Indictments and Final Report Will Be Issued Together, Since Special Counsel Knows If He “Cuts Too Close to The Bone,” That Will Be The “Final Bell”!

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Feb 2019

February 25, 2019

Bannon Proclaims 2019 As Year of Meatgrinder, With More Conflict Than Any Time Since Civil War; Shows GOP Is Structurally Incapable of Governing and Must Go Extinct!

Trump Eager To Appease Kim by Selling Out South Korea, Japan, and U.S. Forces; Cohen Must Be Grilled About His Work As Republican National Committee Finance Aide; Rep. Eliot Engel Should Demand End To Secret Diplomacy; Fearing Return of Stock Crash, Trump Extends March 1 Deadline on China Tariffs; Appeasement of Xi Now Pre-Programmed; UK’s Zombie Premier May Delays Final Brexit Vote Until March 12, Just 17 Days Before She Wants Britain Out of Europe; Her Strategy of No-Deal Brexit By Default Confirmed; This Treachery Only Possible Thanks to Wretched Leadership of Labour Party’s Corbyn; White House Still Cowering in Silence Under Putin’s Nuclear War Threats; Epstein Case Can Bring Down His Friend Trump!

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Feb 2019

February 23, 2019 WCR

Putin Repeatedly Threatens U.S. and NATO With New Cuban Missile Crisis and Thermonuclear War If West Counters Moscow’s Missile Buildup in Europe; Trump Cowers!
Repeated Provocations Reveal Russian President and His Base of Predator-Oligarchs as Fanatics of Moscow The Third Rome; Apocalyptic Sixteenth-Century Prophecy Is World’s Most Extreme Doctrine of National Exceptionalism; Michael Cohen’s Festival of Sleaze Comes to Capitol as Individual 1’s Former Fixer Prepares to Testify; Congress Must Expose Trump In Way Corrupt Corporate Media Failed To Do in 2015-16; Pelosi Promises Vote Next Tuesday on Rollback of Bogus State of Emergency; Federal Judge Says Labor Secretary Acosta Broke Law in Epstein Plea Deal, So House Must Impeach Him At Once!
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Feb 2019

February 21, 2019

Citing Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Putin Doubles Down on Nuclear War Threats Against U.S. and NATO: If Western Alliance Matches Russia’s Illegal Intermediate Nuclear Forces in Europe, Kremlin Will Station Hypersonic Weapons on Ships and Submarines Near U.S. Coasts!

Latest Bluster Reflects Loss of Support As Failed Russian Social Model Caters to Billionaire Predator-Oligarchs, While Working People Face Killer Austerity and Falling Birth Rate; Pelosi Finally Urges House Democrats to Co-Sponsor Rep. Castro’s Resolution of Disapproval to Terminate Trump’s Bogus State of Emergency; Washington Weighs Status of Mueller Probe; Was First Report of Early Shutdown a Figment of CNN’s Sharp Right Turn?

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Feb 2019

February 20, 2019

Putin Threatens U.S. And NATO With Nuclear Attack, But Benedict Donald Cowers in Silence!

Desperate Demagogue in Kremlin Drawn Towards Adventurism By Collapse in Popularity Over His Failed Austerity Policies, Including Brutal 5-Year Hike in Pension Age; Russia’s Birth Rate Down 11% in 2017 To Lowest Level In Decade!; Corporate Media Pushing Early and Anti-Climactic End to Mueller Investigation, But Skepticism Is In Order; Trump Prepares For Big New Sellout at Next Week’s Appeasement Conference With Kim in Hanoi; Overview of Investigations From Jaworski, Church, and Pike to Walsh, Starr, and Mueller Teaches: Publish The Reports in Full!

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Feb 2019

February 19, 2019

Poll Shows Only 36% Support Trump’s State of Emergency, While 61% Are Opposed; Pelosi Too Slow With Urgent Disapproval Resolution; Sixteen State Attorneys General From Becerra to Frosh Sue Trump in Northern California!

McCabe Says He Duly Reported Opening Counterintelligence and Obstruction Probes of Trump to Bipartisan Congressional Gang of Eight, And Not One Objected; Reports That Trump Ordered Whitaker to Put His Hand-Picked Choice Geoffrey Berman Back In Control of Michael Cohen Case in Manhattan; Perjury Issue Arises; Clarence Thomas, Flouting 55 Years of Settled Law and Eagerly Legislating From the Bench To Serve His Right Wing Causes, Demands New Liberticide Attacks on First Amendment!

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Feb 2019

February 18, 2019

Last Hope For Britain to Avoid Catastrophe as Seven Labour Members of Parliament Quit Party While Condemning Pro-Brexit Treachery of Boss Corbyn, May’s Toady!

Split Is Labour’s Worst In Four Decades; Deputy Leader of Party Warns More Resignations Are Coming If Corbyn Fails to Back Second Referendum To Stay In Europe; Charges of Antisemitism Also An Issue; American People Reject Trump’s State of Emergency; ACLU, Landowners, 16 States Launch Legal Challenges; Pelosi Must Speed Disapproval Resolution; Individual 1 Goes Berserk in Response to McCabe’s CBS Interview, Raves That Insider Account Is “Illegal and Treasonous”; Wants “Retribution” Against Saturday Night Live; Munich Security Conference Shows Trump Is Despised in Europe, While Dictators Putin and Xi Benefit

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Feb 2019

February 16, 2019 WCR

Trump Coup Tramples Constitution to Fund Fascist Wall; State of Emergency With Rule By Ukase Is Traditional Prelude to Dictatorship; Lawsuits Loom; Roll Back This Illegal Decree!

Potential Enablers of Despotism Include Supreme Court Packed With Reactionaries, New Authoritarian Attorney General; GOP Hack Schlapp Predicts Quick Ouster of Mueller; Nadler’s House Judiciary Committee Will Probe Trump Hijacking of $7 Billion In U.S. Funds; Hearings Must Morph Quickly Into Impeachment Proceedings; Mueller Proving Collusion Links Between Trump Campaign and Kremlin; Last Chance For Anti-Corbyn Rebellion in British Labour Party To Force Second Referendum, Blocking Brexit!

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Feb 2019

February 14, 2019

Government Funding Package Passes Senate 83-16; Trump Set To Start Emergency Rule With Decrees Commandeering Public Funds For Fascist Wall!

Former FBI Chief McCabe Triggered Obstruction and Counter-Intelligence Probes of Trump Just After May 2017 Comey Firing; DoJ Eyed XXV Amendment Move; Goal Was To Make Investigation Bulletproof and Irreversible; Bush 41’s Iran-Contra Coverup Artist Barr Approved as AG By Senate: An Expert in Using Pardons For Obstruction of Justice; Zombie Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit Plan Defeated 303-258 as Tory Ultra-Reactionaries Run Wild; Young Leaders of Labour Party Threaten To Quit Shadow Cabinet If Treacherous Corbyn Does Not Push Hard For Second Referendum aka People’s Vote; Emergency Rule is Historical Antechamber To Dictatorship!

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Feb 2019

February 13, 2019

House to Vote on Budget Deal Thursday Evening; Up to 140 Republicans Will Oppose It; GOP Leaders Tell Trump To Sign, Then Illegally Hijack Money From Military and Disaster Relief To Finance Fascist Wall, Making Many New Enemies!

DC Federal Judge Backs Mueller-Weissman Contention That Manafort Lied About August 2016 Meeting in New York Grand Havana Cigar Club; Russian Agent Kilimnik Allegedly Received Polling Data To Dupe U.S. Voters; Giuliani Moonlights at Warsaw Middle East Conference With Warmonger Speech Sponsored by MEK, Listed by U.S. As Terrorist Organization, 1997-2012; Netanyahu Wants To “Advance The Common Interest of War With Iran”; Pence, Representing U.S., Fails To Condemn Outburst

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Feb 2019

February 12, 2019

Top Mueller Deputy Andrew Weissman Tells DC Judge That Manafort-Kilimnik Link Goes “To The Heart of What The Special Counsel’s Office is Investigating”; Remarks Appear As Aside Delivered En Passant And Not Redacted Out When Court Transcript Was Published!

With Quid Pro Quo of Collusion Now In Sight, Hurried Defensive Deployments: Sen. Burr and Committee Staff Leak They Have Found No Evidence Implicating Trump; Former Trump Lawyer Dowd Claims “Fraud, Says” Mueller Has Found Nothing Damning About Trump; Predicts Independent Counsel Won’t Issue Any Report; Manafort Allegedly Gave Kilimnik Proprietary U.S. Voter Data During 2016 Campaign; Will Trump Sign Congressional Budget Compromise Giving Him $1.7 Billion For Border Fencing?

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Feb 2019

February 11, 2019

Trump Fanatics Court New Government Shutdown Friday Night Which Would Split Moribund Republican Party; Coup d’État in Form of National Emergency Still An Option For Dictatorship!

Ocasio-Markey Alarmist Green New Deal Would Trigger Thermodynamic Collapse of U.S. Economy; Key to Irrationalism Is Total Ban On Nuclear Energy; Solar and Wind Cannot Provide Base Load Electric Power; Lower Tax Refunds Increase Public Awareness That GOP’s 2017 Tax Scam Was Robbery of Middle Class By Billionaire Megadonors; Sen. Warren Officially a Candidate for President; Wonders If Trump Will Still Occupy White House in 2020, and If He Will Still Be At Large

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Feb 2019

February 9, 2019 WCR

Democratic House Committees Tighten Siege Lines Around Lawless Trump Regime; Many Republicans AWOL For Whitaker Hearing as Their Leaders Can’t Marshal Troops; Don’s Discarded Hack Told “Keep Your Hands Off the Mueller Investigation!”
Iran-Contra Coverup Artist Barr Is Next, With Abuse of Executive Privilege Now Worst Since Nixon; In Virginia, Attempted Coup by Disgruntled GOP Fanatics Must Be Turned Back; Keep Government Intact; Solidarity Against Existential Danger of Trump Takes Precedence Over Identity Group Rivalry; Fratricide as Likely KGB-GRU Strategy For 2020; The Augean Stables of Republican House Control
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Feb 2019

February 7, 2019

Trump’s New Mantra of “Presidential Harassment” Is Demand to Stand Above the Law; Democratic House Finally Starts Herculean Labor of Oversight, Like Cleansing Augean Stables of Years of Filth!

Whitaker Demands Freedom to Evade Questions From House Judiciary Committee With No Looming Subpoena; Inveterate Trump Liars Require Novel Methods; Schiff Hires NSC Veterans, Sends Suspect Transcripts to Mueller as Individual 1 Fumes; Rep. Neal’s Ways and Means Committee Begins Process of Obtaining Trump’s Tax Returns as GOP Hooligans Howl; First Gun Control Hearing Since 2011 Rise of Tea Party; Virginia Coup d’État Stalls; New Phase in Washington Comparable to Grant’s Siege of Petersburg, 1864-5: Continuous Trench Warfare!

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Feb 2019

February 6, 2019

Trump SOTU Silent On State of Emergency, But Threat of Wag The Dog Military Action Against Iran or Venezuela Is Growing; In Repeat of Nixon in January 1974, He Demands End to “Ridiculous Partisan Investigations”!

In Virginia, Efforts Afoot to Oust Dem Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General, Giving Power to Republican Speaker of House of Delegates; Results Could Include: Rollback of Northam’s Medicaid Expansion, With Sharp Increase in Needless Deaths; Giving Virginia’s Electoral Votes To Trump, Enabling Second Term; Or Another Decade of Gerrymandering; Responsible Leaders Must Halt Fratricide; Identity Politics Gone Wild May Be Russia’s Secret Weapon to Save Trump in 2020!

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Feb 2019

February 5, 2019

Weakened Trump to Address Congress While Facing Determined Opposition of 57% Of Electorate! His Much-Touted Economic Policies Fail to Increase Average Weekly Earnings!

US CENTCOM Commander Gen. Votel Kept In Dark On Trump’s Decision to Abandon Syrian Kurds; Manhattan Probe of Trump Inaugural Committee is Dire Threat; 61% Support Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax on Super-Rich; 50% of GOP Agree Ultra-Millionaires Need To Pay More; Notion of Choosing Greatness Reflects Schopenhauer-Nietzsche World Outlook, A Key Factor in the Tragedy of World War II; If Trump Is Not Feared, His Power Cannot Be Sustained – As Caligula Knew; Beware Megalomania, Historically the Great Occupational Hazard of Fading Autocrats and Despots; Trusting Gut Rather Than Expertise is Extreme Irrationalism and A Recipe For Disaster!

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Feb 2019

February 4, 2019

SOTU: Trump May Impose State of Emergency, Despite Warnings From McConnell; Court Challenges Imminent; National Emergencies Act Will Force Majority Vote in Both Houses; Would GOP Vote to Override Veto?

Path to Dictatorship Lies Open to Individual 1; Central Issue For Dems: Identity Politics or Mass Traction Class-Based Economic Demands; State Government of Virginia Close to Decapitation After Obscure Website Unleashes Scandals Against Two Top Democratic Incumbents; Ostracism Triggered by Ex-Breitbart Editor and Former Backer of Judge Roy Moore and Corey Stewart; Moscow is Watching; Join Tax Wall Street Party SOTU Livetweet Starting 8pm EST Tuesday; Best Wishes For The Year of the Pig!

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Feb 2019

February 2, 2019 WCR

Will Trump Use SOTU To Proclaim State of Emergency and Rule By Decree? His Brand of Emergency Rule Is Historic Prelude to Dictatorship, as in Weimar Republic 1930-1933!

Why No Ervin-Style Committee Action After A Month Of Democratic House, With Launch Codes in Deranged Hands? Opposition Party Must Deploy Impeachments As Practical Remedy For Present and Future Harm; The Great Soy Bean Swindle: Trump’s Will To Deter China Not Worth a Hill of Beans; Dem Hopefuls Chasing Alt Left, Vote With Trump and Putin on Syria and Afghanistan; Trump, Limbaugh, WaPo Signal That Warren and Wealth Tax Are What They Fear Most; Howard Schultz Stunned By Backlash Against White House Bid, Should Drop Out!

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Feb 2019

January 31, 2019

Trump Kowtows Before Xi’s Envoy To Sell A Meager 5 Million Tons of Soy Beans; Don Eager To Sell Out on Technology Theft and Huawei Case For A Mess of Pottage!

Senate Votes 68-23 to Rebuke Trump’s Cut and Run Doctrine For Syria and Afghanistan; Majority Is of Impeachment Dimensions; State of Emergency Imminent To Create Fascist Wall Without Congress; White House Scandal on Irregular Security Clearances For Kushner and Others Is Major New Scandal as Trump’s Feud With Intelligence Agencies Escalates; Starbucks Employees Trained How to Evade Wave of Irate Customers Enraged by Plutocrat Howard Schultz’s Talk of Dividing Anti-Trump Vote; If Schultz Thinks Dems Are Far Left, He Needs His Head Examined

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Jan 2019

January 30, 2019

Trump Touts Dow Back Over 25,000 as Fed Promises to Avoid Interest Rate Hikes, But Brexit, China Conflict, More Government Shutdowns and Global Economic Contraction Threaten to End January Bear Market Rally!

Don’s Promises of Foxconn Job-Creation Bonanza For Wisconsin Turn to Dust; Individual 1 Starts New Vendetta Against Intelligence Chiefs After They Negate His Crackpot Policy Ideas; Trump Campaign Alleged to Have Had Over 100 Interactions With Russians Before Inauguration, While Denying All of Them; Which Top Honcho Ordered Stone to Ask If More Wikileaks Dirt Were Coming?; Russian Trolls Attack Mueller Investigation

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Jan 2019

January 29, 2019

UK Premier May Gets Mandate From Rubber-Stamp Parliament to Renegotiate Her Brexit Deal, Despite Brussels’ Refusal to Re-Open Agreement!

French President Macron and Top Eurocrat Verhofstadt Repeat That Negotiations Are Over; May Wins On Six of Seven Amendments; If Whitaker Dares Interfere With Mueller, Stop Him With Impeachment; Schedule State of the Union Address For February 20-25 To Increase Price To Trump For New Shutdown; Bosses of U.S. Intelligence Agencies Reject Every Point of Trump’s Twisted World Outlook; Bolton and Pompeo Pressing For Aggression Against Venezuela, Making Them Impeachable Too; Don’s Grotesque Reunion of Iran-Contra Bush Loyalists: Bolton, Barr, and Now Eliot Abrams

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Jan 2019

January 28, 2019

U.S. Strikes China’s Technology Theft and Money Laundering Machine Built Around Huawei, Presses Extradition of Oligarch Meng!

Trump Severely Damaged by Government Shutdown Debacle; GOP Primary Challenge to Discredited Cave Man Expected; Regime Seeks Wag the Dog in Venezuela; Corporate Press and Media Want to Smother Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax, the Most Radical Policy Idea in 2020 Campaign; British Parliament Votes Tuesday on Brexit: Delay on Article Fifty And Second Referendum Must Pass to Prevent May’s Catastrophic No-Deal Brexit With Massive Exodus of High-Tech Manufacturing; House Dems Should Quickly Impeach Whitaker Over Public Comments on Mueller Grand Jury; No More Billionaires: Howard Schultz Needs to Butt Out of 2020 Race!

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Jan 2019

January 28, 2019 WCR

U.S. Strikes China’s Technology Theft and Money Laundering Machine Built Around Huawei, Presses Extradition of Oligarch Meng!

Trump Severely Damaged by Government Shutdown Debacle; GOP Primary Challenge to Discredited Cave Man Expected; Regime Seeks Wag the Dog in Venezuela; Corporate Press and Media Want to Smother Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax, the Most Radical Policy Idea in 2020 Campaign; British Parliament Votes Tuesday on Brexit: Delay on Article Fifty And Second Referendum Must Pass to Prevent May’s Catastrophic No-Deal Brexit With Massive Exodus of High-Tech Manufacturing; House Dems Should Quickly Impeach Whitaker Over Public Comments on Mueller Grand Jury; No More Billionaires: Howard Schultz Needs to Butt Out of 2020 Race!

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Jan 2019

January 24, 2019

Make the Top One Tenth of One Per Cent Pay Their Fair Share!

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Rockets to Front of Democratic Field With Launch of Wealth Tax Levied on Accumulated Assets, Not Merely Income; Measure Would Take 2% of Wealth From $50 Million to $1 Billion, 3% of Assets Over $1 Billion; Levy Would Be Paid by 75,000 Super-Rich, Yielding $2.75 Trillion In Tax Revenue Over Decade; Authentic Economic Populism in New Deal Tradition Exposes Hollowness of Trump-Bannon Workerist Fakery and Dem Identity Politics Candidates; GOP Lockstep Crumbling in Senate After 6 Republicans Vote With Democrats to Re-Open Government; Carter Attorney General Civiletti’s Egregious Blunder of 1980 Made Shutdowns Possible

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Jan 2019

January 23, 2019

Trump Backs Golpe Against Maduro of Venezuela As Upstart Guaido Proclaims Himself President; Attitude of Army There Will Be Decisive; Congress Must Stop Trump From More Wag The Dog Military Adventures!

Another Coup: Tory Brexit Fanatic Rees-Mogg Wants British Parliament Shut Down to Allow Zombie Prime Minister May To Steer UK Over Cliff of No-Deal Brexit!; Pelosi Bans Trump State of the Union Address Set For January 29; Nation Glad To Be Spared Another Bombardment of Lies!; Late Word Says Don Is Again Leaning Toward State of Emergency to Illegally Commandeer Funds For Fascist Wall; House Dems Ready Compromise to Open Government: $5.7 Billion More For Actual Border Security, But Nothing For Sick Wall Fetish

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Jan 2019

January 22, 2019

UK Premier May Still Intriguing For Catastrophic No-Deal Brexit; Forces in House of Commons Striving to Pull Back From Abyss on Eve of Critical Jan. 29 Vote

Labour’s Party Boss Corbyn Betrays His Own Pro-EU Base; U.S. National Security Endangered as FBI Is Crippled By Trump Shutdown; McConnell To Allow Thursday Vote on Three-Week Funding Bill; Tell Your Senator To Vote To Open The Government and Pay The Workers!; Macomb County Michigan in Northern Suburbs of Detroit Is Fed Up With Trump, His Wall, and His Shutdown; Losses Here Will Doom Don; Horrors of Globalization: 26 Top Billionaires Own Assets Equal to Those of the Poorest 3.6 Billion; Davos Festival of Plutocrats Disrupted By Failure of Their Own Policies

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Jan 2019

January 21, 2019

UK Premier May Scorns Parliament By Dishing Up Same Brexit Plan Which Last Week Suffered Biggest Commons Defeat in British History!

Bank Of England Estimates Say Catastrophic No-Deal Brexit Sought By May Will Trigger New Depression With Initial 8% Decline in GDP; Orgy of Union-Busting and Wage Gouging Expected Once EU Regulations Are Lifted; An Uncertain Trumpet: Labour Party Opposition Crippled by Feckless Clique of Parliamentary Cretins Around Jeremy Corbyn, Who Want Their Own Version of Brexit, Betraying 90% Of Labour Members Who Want EU; Latest Poll Shows Stay in EU Option Leads, 56% to 44%; U.S. Civil Aviation Veers Down Shutdown Collapse; M. L. King Wanted Unity of Civil Rights, Anti-War, and Labor, Not Identity Politics

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Jan 2019

January 19, 2019 WCR

Finally   Responding to Rocket-Rattling By Putin, Xi, and Kim, Pentagon Missile Defense Review Recommends Biggest Effort Since 1983 Strategic Defense Initiative-

U.S. Will Build Space-Based Sensors and ABM Weapons, High-Powered Lasers Carried by Drones, Interceptors Carried by F-35s, 20 New Ground-Based Interceptor Missiles and East Coast Base For Mid-Course Defense Against North Korean ICBMs; Orbital Lasers Are Still The Key; Christie Memoir Offers Chilling Portrait of Regime’s “Amateurs, Grifters, Weaklings, Convicted and Unconvicted Felons”; UK Premier May Refuses to Rule Out Catastrophic No-Deal Brexit, Voiding Chancellor of Exchequer’s Promise to British Business to Avoid Most Chaotic Scenario; Meet The Brexiteer “Populists”: Top City of London Hedge Fund Boss Threatens “Revolution” If Britain Does Not Leave EU

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Jan 2019

January 17, 2019

Finally   Responding to Rocket-Rattling By Putin, Xi, and Kim, Pentagon Missile Defense Review Recommends Biggest Effort Since 1983 Strategic Defense Initiative-

U.S. Will Build Space-Based Sensors and ABM Weapons, High-Powered Lasers Carried by Drones, Interceptors Carried by F-35s, 20 New Ground-Based Interceptor Missiles and East Coast Base For Mid-Course Defense Against North Korean ICBMs; Orbital Lasers Are Still The Key; Christie Memoir Offers Chilling Portrait of Regime’s “Amateurs, Grifters, Weaklings, Convicted and Unconvicted Felons”; UK Premier May Refuses to Rule Out Catastrophic No-Deal Brexit, Voiding Chancellor of Exchequer’s Promise to British Business to Avoid Most Chaotic Scenario; Meet The Brexiteer “Populists”: Top City of London Hedge Fund Boss Threatens “Revolution” If Britain Does Not Leave EU

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Jan 2019

January 16, 2019

UK Premier Theresa May Survives Parliamentary Vote of No Confidence By the Skin of Her Teeth, 325-306, Leaving a Zombie Government in Westminster!

She Still Refuses to Rule Out Catastrophic No Deal Brexit, Which Would Threaten Food, Medicine, Travel, and Communications For British People; Labour Party Leader Corbyn Still Failing to Declare War on Brexit Insanity, Depriving Britons of Clear Policy Choice; Scottish National Party Plus Growing Labour Faction Want Second Referendum; Pelosi Shows Some Fight, Disinvites Trump From Delivering State of Union Address to House If Government Remains Shut Down; Four U.S. Deaths in Manbij, Syria Show Trump Is Lying About ISIS Wipeout; Vote No On Barr For AG

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Jan 2019

January 15, 2019

Brexit Plan of UK Prime Minister Theresa May Routed in British Parliament by 432-202 Vote; 118 Tories Or One Third of Party Defect, More Than Expected; Defeat Is Worst Seen In Commons In Seven Centuries, Could Be Harbinger of Extinction!

Labour Party Backs Motion of No Confidence To Be Decided Wednesday; What He Wants to Hide: In 2018, Benedict Donald Incessantly Talked of Wrecking NATO Alliance, a Treaty Ratified by the U.S. Senate; At The Same Time, Bolton Demanded Military Options to Attack Iran After Trifling Incident in Baghdad’s Green Zone; Senate Wants Deripaska Sanctions; Deep State Veteran Barr Won’t Recuse Himself From Mueller Probe; Defends DoJ Doctrine That President Cannot Be Indicted; Recalling Dr. King On His Ninetieth Birthday

15
Jan 2019

January 14, 2019

Twilight of Populism: Trump Can’t Escape Questions About Working For Kremlin; The Scandal of His Secret Appeasement: U.S. Government Still In The Dark About Several Meetings With Putin; House Democrats May Subpoena Notes By Translator Confiscated By Don!

Polling Shows Growing Majority of Americans Blame Trump For Shutdown; Wall Already Under Water; May’s Ides of January: Crushing Defeat For Brexit Plan Expected; Tory Cabinet Faces Ouster Today in Vote of No Confidence; Brexit Stockpilers, Preppers, and Survivalists Getting Ready For Poverty Outside European Union; People’s Vote or Second Referendum Urgent to Avoid Chaos; Senate Must Reject Mueller Foe and Iran-Contra Coverup Director William Barr For Attorney General!

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Jan 2019

January 12, 2019 WCR

GOP Party of Chaos and Ungovernability Courts Extinction With Longest Government Shutdown in U.S. History; Fate of Federalists, Whigs, and Knownothings Beckons!

Trump Still Dithers on Brink of Launching Emergency Dictatorship to Impose Fascist Wall, Showing There Is No Emergency; Press Reveals: In May 2017, FBI Started Counter-Intelligence Investigation of Trump As Russian Asset Working Against U.S.; UK’s Theresa May Faces Parliamentary Defeat of Hated Brexit Austerity Plan Next Week; Her Options for Chicanery Dwindle; Feckless Corbyn Still Not Demanding End to Brexit; Pompeo and Bolton Can’t Fix Shambles of U.S. Middle East Policy; Cipollone Set To Assert Nixon-Style Executive Privilege

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Jan 2019

January 10, 2019

Trump Lurches Towards Emergency Dictatorship To Hijack $14 Billion in Disaster Relief Funds For Unpopular Wall; Claims He Never Promised Mexico Would Pay!

Stiffed By Don, 800,000 Federal Employees and Families Face First Payless Payday of Shutdown As Government Starts To Succumb to Paralysis; Feb. 7 Michael Cohen House Testimony Offers Month-Long Buildup To Sensational First-Person Exposé; Deprived of Davos, Will Trump Resign?; Hostile Act: Russian Oligarch Rogozin Announces “America Is Actually Engulfed By Its Second Civil War Now” -- We Beg To Differ; The Trump School of Orwellian Gaslighting: Don’t Fall For It!