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The American System

Nov 2016

November 15, 2016

November 16, 2016

Austerity Fanatic Paul Ryan Re-Nominated by House GOP to Be Speaker; His Watchword “Be Bold, Go Big” Foreshadows Drastic Cuts in Budget and Entitlement Spending; Bolton Nomination Would Endorse G.W. Bush Foreign Wars and Signal that Rapprochement with Russia is Not Serious; Republican Feeding Frenzy Over Political Patronage Posts; Disarray Heightened as Christie, Mike Rogers, Ben Carson Are No Longer in the Running; Protest Demonstrations Continue, Now Augmented by Strong Backlash Against Bannon Appointment; Trump and Putin Reportedly Agree to Pursue Better Relations-Don’t Let the Syrian Terrorist Rebels Get in the Way!