Victory of Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama Hastens Breakup of Trump Regime and Extinction of Republican Party; Turnout Was 40%, Far Exceeding Expectations; Black Voters Were Almost One Third of Total, With 96% Voting for Jones; 57% of Women Voted for Democrat; Educated Suburbs, Prime Targets of Tax Bill, Dumped GOP; Trump and Wrecker Bannon Repudiated and Humiliated; Wave Election Looms For 2018 As Alabama Swings 30 Points Away From Ruling GOP; Urgent Task Now Is to Force Immediate Seating of Jones in Senate, Where He Must Vote to Block GOP Tax Monstrosity; Marking St. Lucy’s Day
Possible 25% Voter Turnout Predicted by Alabama Secretary of State, Suggesting Moore May Be Vulnerable in Senate Contest; Democratic Senators Call on Trump to Resign as Harassment Victims Escalate Their Campaign; Trump Lawyers Reportedly Want Second Special Counsel to Play Against Mueller; Reactionaries Demonizing Justice Department Officials Strzok and Ohr In Bid To End Russiagate Probe; Steyer Backs Impeachment Petition by Free Speech For People Group, Stressing That Process is Not Based on Statutes But Designed to Stop Attacks on Government and Society Through Abuse of Power
In Alabama, Voters Should Reject Moore and Vote For Jones; Busby a Respectable Alternative; Choice Is Between a Modern, Decent Alabama, or the Tragic Spirit of George Wallace, Bull Connor, and 1965 Bloody Sunday on the Edmund Pettus Bridge; Marking the Anniversary of Twin Declarations of War Against the United States by Mussolini and Hitler on December 11, 1941, After Pearl Harbor; Hawaiian Defeat Made Possible In Part by “America First” Defeatism Spread by Lindbergh & Co.; Then As Now, “America First” Is Camouflage For Surrendering To World Domination By Hostile Dictatorships
Schumer and Pelosi Must Listen to 58 House Democrats Who Supported Al Green’s Bid For Impeachment Debate; Weak Democrats Concede Two-Week Spending Authority, Letting GOP Complete Massive Killer Tax Bill; Must Tie Budget to DACA, Obamacare Fix, Ban on Entitlement Cuts in 2018; Democrats Unwisely Elevate Zero Tolerance of Harassment Over All Other Issues; Urgent Measures Needed To Stop World War III Danger (North Korea, Iran Confrontation, and Israel-Palestine Meddling); Economic Hecatomb From GOP Tax, Health Care, and Entitlements Assault; and Consolidation of Permanent Austerity Dictatorship Via Packing of Federal Judiciary; Question of Foreign Intelligence Agencies and Accusations of Turpitude
Rep. Green Encouraged, Promises to Press On To Impeachment; Trump’s Deliberate Sabotage of Israel-Palestine Peace Process Is Third Path to World War III Along With North Korea and Saudi Arabia vs Iran; U.S. Totally Isolated Among Nations; PLO Representative Says Washington Is No Honest Broker; Will Russia Step In?; Pence Reported Ready to Dump Trump After Access Hollywood Performance; Trump’s Private Intelligence Network is Parody of Nixon’s Plumbers in Watergate and Threat to U.S. National Security; Mueller Shares First Place in Time Readers’ Poll for Person of the Year
Congressman Al Green of Houston, Texas Offers Trump Impeachment Resolution; Procedural Vote Forced by GOP Fails, But Gets 58 Votes or Almost One Third of Democratic Caucus and Far Too Many for Pelosi to Ignore; Yeas Include Cliburn of Leadership, Ranking Member Engel of Foreign Affairs, Jackson Lee, Ellison, Lee, Grijalva, Moulton, Waters, Raskin, Lewis, Sherman, Lieu; Black, Hispanic, and Progressive Caucuses Well Represented; Incalculable Folly of Trump’s Decision on Jerusalem Condemned Worldwide; Handelsblatt Stands By Its Report That Deutsche Bank Got Subpoena from Mueller
GOP Tax Scam Still Hugely Vulnerable; Tea Party Fanatics of House Freedom Caucus Threaten to Torpedo Bill to Extort Secret Concessions From Speaker Ryan; House GOP Study Group Reactionaries Demand Lifting of Obamacare Individual Mandate, Wrecking Program; Spending Authority Expires Friday Midnight, So Democrats Should Try Brinksmanship; Trump Says He’ll Declare Jerusalem Capital of Israel, Blowing Up Middle East; Conyers Quits, Leaving House Dems Shorthanded and At Mercy of Gov. Snyder; Tell Time Magazine They Should Name Special Counsel Mueller As 2017 #PersonOfThe Year!
GOP Rushes to Impose Permanent Austerity Dictatorship Using Trump Before Investigations Set Off Final Crisis of Regime; Growing Revulsion in Population as More Criminal Provisions in Tax Bill Come to Light; Government Shutdown Looms For Friday as Durbin Says No Budget Without DACA Fix; Feinstein Belatedly Discovers Obstruction of Justice; New North Korean ICBM Relies on Rocket Engine From Soviet-Russian SS-18 Heavy ICBM, Suggesting Collusion By Ukraine, Russia, and China in Kim’s Nuclear Program; Russians Violating INF Treaty; Is Window of Vulnerability for U.S. Opening?
In Pyrrhic Victory, GOP Tax Scam Passes Senate 51-49; Monster Bill Spells Immiseration and Decline for U.S. If Enacted; Next Step for Desperate Demagogues Is Either Haggling in Conference Committee or Bid to Railroad Senate Bill Through Rubber-Stamp House; Stop Them!; Mueller Turns Flynn Into Government’s Star Witness With Deal for Guilty Plea As Trump, Kushner, and Pence Tremble in Twilight of Regime; Attempt to Oust Mueller Would Open Constitutional Crisis; Britain First Islamophobic Retweets Antagonize Great Britain and Netherlands; Twenty-Fifth Amendment Increasingly Discussed As Public Concern About Mental Impairment in Oval Office Grows
Mobilization To Stop GOP Tax Bill Gains As Mass Actions Multiply; North Korean Export of Nuclear Missiles Would Guarantee Wide Proliferation, Making U.S. Anti-Missile Defense Based on Orbital Lasers Indispensable; Sense of Foreboding in Trump Camp, With Main Focus on Fate of Flynn; Stop Attack on State Department by Trump and Tillerson; Without Full Staff of Diplomats, U.S. Would Be Plaything of Foreign Powers; No Tax Exempt Political Churches; Johnson Amendment Goes Back to Pope Gelasius I in 494 AD; Join People’s Filibuster to Kill the Bill at U.S. Senate Friday Afternoon, 3pm
GOP Tax Austerity Bill Advances to Senate Floor, But Can Still Be Stopped By Timely Mobilization; 52-48 Party Line Vote Opens Meager 20 Hours of Debate, Followed by Voterama on Amendments; Instability in Oval Office Grows, With Re-Tweets of Fake News From British Islamophobic Hate Group and Recidivism on Access Hollywood Tape and Obama Birthplace Claims; UK PM May and Labour Party’s Corbyn Condemn Episode; Goldman Sachs Warns That Asset Prices Are Sky-High Now, But Bear Market Will Bring “Fast Pain”; Join the People’s Filibuster To Kill the Bill at U.S. Senate Thursday Afternoon, 3pm
Democratic Party Widely Seen As Capitulating to Trump-GOP Tax Bill Monstrosity; Militant Protest Actions, Frequent in Summer, Now Extremely Rare; Schumer-Pelosi Snubbing of Trump Invitation Encouraging, But Does Not Change Overall Pattern of Passivity; What Does the Indivisible Manual Say About This Situation?; New North Korean Missile Launch Shows Trump Methods Are Failing; Massive Crash Program for Anti-Missile Strategic Defense Using Orbital Lasers Long Overdue; Hawaii Testing Air Raid Sirens; Federal Court Must Respect Statute, Oust Usurper Mulvaney to Save CFPB
December Battles Around GOP Tax Bill Can Trigger Breakup of Trump Regime; Schiller’s Doctrine of Historical Turning Points; Marine Col. Lee Busby Joins Alabama Senate Race as Republican Write-In Opposing Moore; Collins, Corker, Daines, Flake, Johnson, McCain, Moran, Murkowski Need Enlightenment; GOP’s “Hedonic Treadmill” of Greed and Violent Profligacy As Shown in Fourth and Seventh Circles of Dante’s Inferno; Join Tax Wall Street Party and WebsterGTarpley For Livetweet/Fact Check of CNN Tax Debate Tuesday 9PM Eastern With Cantwell and Sanders vs. Scott and Cruz
GOP Tax Plan Designed to Loot 99%, Reward Billionaire Donors; Doubling Standard Deduction More Than Cancelled Out by Ending All Personal Exemptions; Families With More Than Three Dependents Hurt; Much-Touted Child Tax Credit Increase Not Refundable, Helps Rich Families; No More Tax Credit for Elderly and Disabled; Alimony Deduction Gone; Top Bracket Kicks in at Higher Income, Reducing Tax Bite on Wealthy; Pass-Through Income to Fat Cats Favored; Ending Estate Tax and Alternative Minimum Tax a $1.5 Trillion Plutocrats’ Bonanza; Reliance on Chained CPI Gouges $125 Billion from Modest Earners; Repeal of Deductions For State and Local Taxes, Student Loans, and Teacher Supplies, Plus Attacks on Graduate Tuition Waivers, Employer-Paid Courses, and University Endowments Disastrous For Urban States and Education at All Levels; Mobilize To Stop This Monstrosity!
Best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving to activists and friends of the Tax Wall Street Party, United Front Against Austerity and American System!
In the midst of the current struggle over taxes and the social safety net, our dirigistic ideas and program for economic recovery paid for by Wall Street and the Federal Reserve are more vital than ever to defend human dignity and to prevent killer cuts and immiseration at home and abroad.
So give thanks, and redouble your efforts!
In California Town Hall, Tax Wall Street Party Prods Democratic Congressman DeSaulnier to Counter GOP Tax Atrocity With Wall Street Sales Tax on Trades of Stocks, Bonds and Derivatives; Democrats Need Viable Revenue Source to Defeat Trump; Deporting 70,000 Haitians Is Insult to Spirit of Thanksgiving; Poisoned Fruits of MAGA: Turkey Farmer and Small Businessman Ike Horst Getting Crushed by Giants Cargill and Butterball Due to Pro-Cartel Deregulation Under USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue (Politico); An Unexpected Mirror: Trinity Moses in the Brecht-Weill Saga of Mahagonny, Alabama
Weak Media Response to StratCom Commander Gen. Hyten’s Warning About Illegal Nuclear Attack Orders; Media Preference for Soap Opera Feuds Also Enabling GOP Tax Crimes; After Tillerson’s “Moron” and Corker’s “Adult Day Care,” McMaster Diagnoses Tenant of White House As “Idiot,” “Dope,” and “Kindergartener”; Franken Should Stay In Senate in Greatest U.S. National Emergency Since 1962; Epistemic Crisis Across Society Due To Identity Group Social Structure and Irrational Absolutization of Each Group’s Parochial Demands; Trump Voters as Blue-Collar White Identity Group
StratCom Commander Gen. Hyten Declares USAF Will Not Obey Illegal Orders; Remark Seen as Pointed Message to Trump; Stopping GOP Tax Bill Is Now Decisive Front; During Congress’ Thanksgiving Recess, Activists Should Help Doug Jones in Alabama and Intervene at Town Halls Held By Johnson, Flake, Collins, McCain and Others; Tax Bill Already Discredited With 52% Opposed and 25% Favorable; 60% Recognize Bias For Rich; Identity Politics as Key to Epistemic Crisis and Political Paralysis That Allowed Trump to Take Power; Need Class-Based Strategy and Program, Not Political Correctness
Judge Moore’s Defeat Can Start Rollback of GOP Permanent Austerity Dictatorship and Trigger Breakup of Republican Party; Trump Regime Now Blundering Down Two Paths to World War III in North Korea and Saudi Arabia; Republican Tax Bill Attacks Obamacare, Medicare, and Medicaid, Triggering Hecatomb of American Carnage; Struggle Against War, Genocide, and Dictatorship Must Subsume Identity Politics Orthodoxy; Franken, Menendez, and Every Other Vote Indispensable Right Now to Defend American People; Zimbabwe Coup Approved by Beijing Imperialists; Luther’s “Sin Lustily” Helps Dupes Rationalize Support For Moore; Tales of Thanksgiving in Rome, Paris, and Frankfurt; Happy Thanksgiving to Listeners and Friends!
Israeli Military Chief Eisenkot Proposes Alliance With Saudi Arabia to Confront Iran; Reports Say King Salman Will Abdicate In Favor of Erratic Crown Prince MBS; Trump Says Killer Tax Bill Will Be Followed By Murderous Cuts To “Welfare”; GOP Austerity Ghouls Applaud, Pass Ryan-Brady Ripoff 227-205, With 13 Defections; Bill is Con Job in Service of Restive Republican Billionaire Donors; Need Fewer Incentives, More Penalties for Oligarchs; Belated Menendez Mistrial Means No Senator Christie; Gen. McCaffrey: Would Trump Satisfy Stability Criteria Imposed on Missile Silo Officers?
New Phase in Crisis of Trump Regime as House Democrats Cohen, Fudge, Gutierrez, Green, Espaillat, and Yarmuth File Impeachment Papers; Lebanese President Michel Aoun Directly Accuses Saudi Arabia of Illegally Holding Prime Minister Hariri and His Family; AL.com Publishes Story of New Victim of Judge Moore, Who Says She Was Molested in 1991; Moore Increasingly Isolated; Trump Speaks Through Proxies, Is Reported Paralyzed By Fear of Lending Credibility to Female Accusers; Democratic Win In Alabama on Dec. 12 Needed To Ward Off GOP Tax Bill With Anti-Obamacare Provisions
Sneak Attack!-- GOP Genocide Gambit to End Obamacare Individual Mandate Added to Tax Bill, Leaving 13 Million Without Insurance to Cut Top Rate for Plutocrats; Mass Protest Urgent; Death Agony of Republican Party Continues: Speaker Ryan Calls for Moore to Drop Out, While Ultra-Reactionary Groups Want Mitch McConnell to Resign; Both Should Quit!; Trump Stock Bubble on Borrowed Time As European Central Bank Announces 50% Cut in Quantitative Easing Starting in January; Federal Reserve Continues Quantitative Tightening; Result Will Be $1 Trillion Less Hot Money and Likely Bust
In Major Step In Self-Destruction of Republican Party, Senate Leader McConnell Demands Alabama’s Roy Moore Drop Out; List of Accusers Grows; National Republican Senatorial Committee Chair Corey Gardner Calls Moore Unfit, Cuts Off Funding, and Pledges to Expel Him If He Ever Reaches Senate; But Republican National Committee Has 11 Paid Operatives Working for Moore; Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri Still Held Captive by Dictator Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia; Move Attempts to Re-Start Lebanese Civil War Against Hezbollah; Saudi Internal Unrest Looms In Wake of Nov. 4 Coup
After Cowardly Appeasement of Dictator Xi in China, Weak Embattled Minority President Grovels for Putin on Russian Election Meddling; Asia Trip Ending With No Gains on North Korea, South China Sea or Trade; U.S. Marginalized By Bannonite Bungling; Lebanon’s President Gen. Michel Aoun Demands Saudis Release Prime Minister Hariri, Reportedly Held Hostage; Boy Wonders of the World Unite: Did Kushner Connive In Planning for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s Klutzy Coup d’État This Week?; Beware Trump Sponsorship of Saudi Attack on Iran That Would Drag U.S. Onto New Path to World War III
Trump Kow-Tows to China’s Dictator Xi Despite No Visible Concessions on North Korea, South China Sea, or Trade Imbalance; Fake Deals Galore; Next Appeasement Trap is Putin in Vietnam; Senate GOP May Delay Tax Cut Bonanza for Fat Cats Into 2019; Move Increases Chance No Bill Will Pass, Triggering Jitters Among Wall Street Legions of Greed; Alabama GOP’s Moore Hit By Sex Allegations; In Calls to Democratic Senators, Trump Spins His Personal Tax Windfall as Sacrifice; Former Trump Adviser Icahn Gets Subpoena From U.S. Attorney; Tuesday Losses Shattered Myth of Trump Invincibility
Republican Rout in Virginia, New Jersey, and Maine Points to Twilight of Trump Regime; Another Step Towards Republican Extinction; Murphy Swamps Christie Clone Guadagno by 13 Points; Virginia’s Northam Wins; House of Delegates 50-50, Making Medicaid Expansion Possible; Maine Medicaid Referendum Passes, Inspiring Idaho and Utah; Washington State Senate Flips to Democrats; Democrats Must Mobilize to Defeat Moore in Alabama Dec. 12; Many Republicans Retiring; Mercer’s Distancing From Breitbart and Bannon Signals Disruption of GOP’s All-Important Supply Line of Campaign Money
Russian Government and Media Downplay Centennial of Bolshevik Winter Palace Coup of November 7, 1917; London Economist Portrays Putin as Throwback to Deposed Tsar Nicholas II Romanov; Russian Revolutionary Tradition Includes 1612 Popular Uprising vs. Poles During Time of Troubles; Razin’s 1667 Class Warfare Against Landowners; Pugachev’s 1773 Rebellion of Serfs and Old Believers; Civil War of 1917-19; Importance of Theory of Moscow as Third Rome; Key Political Role of Theological Split Between Papacy and Constantinople; Lost Opportunity of the Council of Florence, 1439
NBC News Reports Mueller Has Sufficient Evidence to Charge Gen. Michael Flynn and Son; As Ex-National Security Council Director, Flynn Would Be First Top Official of Trump Regime In Legal Jeopardy; Vast “Paradise Papers” Leak Obtained by Munich’s Süddeutsche Zeitung Reveals Links of Offshore Firm Owned By Trump’s Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Natural Gas Company Controlled by Putin Clan; Gary Cohn, Rex Tillerson, and Other Regime Bigwigs Also Went Offshore; On Tuesday, Vote Murphy in New Jersey and Northam-Fairfax-Herring in Virginia to Set Stage for Reckoning With Trump in 2018
After Mueller Indictments, Trump Regime on Borrowed Time; Manafort Linked to Top Russian Underworld Boss Mogilevich, But RT is Silent; Beware Trump Appeasement of Xi By Making South China Sea a Beijing Lake in Exchange for Empty Promises on North Korea; Putin and Xi Must Oust Their Puppet Kim of North Korea or Face Space-Based Laser Defense Shielding U.S. and Allies From Nukes; Oriental Despotism on the March; Many Indictments of Henchmen Prepared Nixon Ouster; A Mirror for Sessions: Nixon’s AG John Mitchell Spent 19 Months in Jail For Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, and Perjury; Time to Remove Defeated and Discredited Clinton-Pelosi-Podesta Forces From Democratic Party Leadership; Obamacare Open Enrollment Now; Vote Northam in Virginia and Murphy in New Jersey Next Tuesday to Warn GOP
Democrats Must Stress Saving U.S. From Trump’s Path to World War III While Offering Concrete Plan for Economic Recovery Paid for by Wall Street Sales Tax and 0% Century Bonds for Infrastructure Through Fed; Will Trump Use Asia Trip to Appease Chinese Totalitarians By Selling Out South China Sea Nations in Exchange for Illusory Help With North Korea?; Xi’s Infamous “Social Credit” System More Oppressive Than Communist East Germany Before 1989; Is Kremlin Attempting to Occupy Internet To Impose Neo-Slavophile Caricature of “Putrid West”?; Puigdemont on the Lam in Belgium
House GOP Fails To Produce Tax Bill for Key Wednesday Meeting; Deep Pessimism About Party’s Ability to Impose Tax Cuts for Super-Rich Donors When 75% of Public Want Them To Pay More, Including 50% of Republicans; Vanity Fair Reports Trump Backers Now See Impeachment as Realistic Endgame; Top Advisers Fear Being Implicated in Russiagate; Bannon Faction Not Sure Trump Could Survive Cabinet Vote on Invoking XXV Amendment; Recriminations Against Kushner for Bad Political Advice; Nov. 1 Brings Obamacare Open Season And Golden Opportunity to Vote With Your Feet Against Regime By Signing Up
Nation in Grave Danger as Trump Seethes and Fumes Over Russiagate Arrests and Conviction; Who Is The Overseas Professor Contacted by Papadopoulos?; Which Trump Campaign Officials Encouraged Him?; Gen. Kelly’s Praise of Arch-Traitor and Slaveholder Robert E. Lee As Honorable Man For Breaking His Oath of Allegiance to the United States To Support Secessionism Casts Doubt on Kelly’s Own Oath to Support the U.S. Constitution; American System Leader Henry Clay Tried Every Possible Pre-1860 Compromise, But Civil War Was Started by Secessionist Fire-Eaters; Check Out #95InLutherum
Mueller Team Indicts Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort and His Business Partner on 12 Counts of Tax Fraud, Perjury, and Conspiracy Extending Into 2017; Both Plead Not Guilty; Trump 2016 Campaign Adviser Papadopoulos Pled Guilty to Perjury About Collusion; Separating Hagiography From Reality in Case of Martin Luther 500 Years After Protestant Reformation: Provocations by Luther Triggered Knights’ War (1522) and Peasant War (1524-1525) in Germany With 125,000 Dead, Followed by 131 Years of European Religious Warfare Costing 10 to 15 Million Lives-Not Worth It!
On the Path to World War III: Three U.S. Carrier Battle Groups in Western Pacific As Diplomacy Has Broken Down; Spanish Government Ousts Amateur Secessionist Puigdemont and His Clique; New Elections Set for December 21; House GOP’s Killer Dream Budget for Finance Oligarchs Barely Passes 216-212, Even With Speaker Voting; McConnell vs. Bannon Feud Shreds GOP; Despite Paranoid Legends, Uranium Sample Delivered by Mueller to Moscow in 2009 at Request of Russian Government Was Forensic Evidence For Tracing Stolen Fissile Material; New Italian Election Law May Stymie Grillo’s Forces of Chaos; GOP’s Battle of the Bulge Assault on Russiagate Falling Flat As Mueller Obtains First Sealed Indictments
U.S. Staggering Down Trump’s Path to World War III: Vital North Korean Talks Reported on Their “Last Legs”; Still No Decisive Moves on ABM Defense; GOP Wants Mueller Removed From Russiagate Probe; FBI Investigators Also Under Partisan Attack; White House Congratulates China’s Xi After His Apotheosis as Permanent Dictator; Is He The New Role Model?; O’Reilly’s Complaints About God Show Implications of Evangelical Christian Sellout to GOP Legions of Greed by Elmer Gantries of Trump Era; Parallels Between Republican Obstruction of Russiagate and Battle of the Bulge, December 1944
Trump Personality Cult Reeling From Attacks by Corker and Flake; GOP Launches Desperate “Battle of the Bulge” Offensive Around Unmasking, Uranium, and DNC-FBI Financing of Christopher Steele Kompromat Dossier, With Possible JFK Documents Wild Card Option; Goal Is To Oust Special Counsel Mueller From Russiagate Probe, and Get FBI Off the Case; Real Scandal is Assault on Fusion GPS By Midnight Rider Nunes; Putting Possible Costs of Trump DPRK Bluster Into Perspective: Congress Gets Warning That North Korean Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack Could Cause Mass Starvation in U.S.
Another Spasm in Death Agony of GOP, With Party Extinction Now More Likely Than Passing Tax Cuts for Billionaires: Sen. Flake Condemns Trump as “Dangerous to Democracy”; Sen. Corker Sets Hearings About Trump’s Wrecking of U.S. Alliances; Says Foreign Leaders Scorn Him as Liar; Greek Chorus of Critical GOP Senators Now A Fixture, With Threat of World War III Urgent; Republicans Forced To Defend More and More Open Seats; Kremlin Hoping for Potemkin Election in Russia, With New Fake Opposition Candidate a Top Television Star From Elite Family of Putin Allies; RT and Sputnik Bungle Spin
McMaster Says “We’re Running Out of Time” with North Korea; Trump Insists on Unrealistic Goal of De-Nuclearization of Pyongyang; Haass of CFR Warns War Danger Is “Far Higher Than Is Generally Understood”; Feckless Trump Regime Adrift, Incapable of Mobilizing Layered Strategic Defense to Protect U.S. and Allies By Shooting Down DPRK Offensive Missiles; Obama, G.W. Bush, McCain Rightly Condemn Trump Regime, But Fail to See Roots of Crisis in 60% Decline in Post-1973 U.S. Standard of Living Under Wall St. Rule; Unemployment, Underemployment, and Despair Can Lead to Dictatorship
Dueling Threats of Nuclear War from North Korean Madmen and Dilettante Pompeo Show Need for U.S. Missile Defense Using Space-Based Lasers; Behind the Tragedy of Four Special Forces Soldiers: Chaos and Terrorism in Niger and Sahel Area of Sub-Saharan Africa Triggered by 2011 Assault on Qaddafi’s Libya, Which Helped Stability for Entire Region; How Trump Regime Misfits Bungled Relations With Neighboring Chad; Kelly’s Mendacious Tirade Against Rep. Wilson Is Dishonorable and Insubordinate; What Is Sacred In U.S. Is Tradition Of Civilian Rule; Reports of @Ten_GOP Depict Party’s Campaign As Potemkin Troll Farm; Russian Splinter Factor Tactics Ominously Identical To Republican Wedge Issues
Grilled On Russiagate In Senate Testimony, Sessions Attempts to Retreat Behind Executive Privilege, Which Only Presidents Can Invoke on Narrow Range of Issues; Previous Abusers Have Included Nixon in Watergate; A Century After 1917 Storming of Winter Palace, Putin Can Endorse Neither Revolution Nor Tsar Nicholas II nor Lenin’s Bolsheviks; Rival Plans of Goltz and Schlieffen in the German General Staff; The Sealed Train; Lessons of Lincoln’s 1838 Springfield Illinois Lyceum Speech for the Current Crisis: Countermeasures Required to Defeat Cunning Demagogues Bent on Subversion
At Chinese Communist Party Congress, Xi Flaunts “New Era” as Authoritarianism Gets More Totalitarian; Apotheosis of Leader; Using Clueless Trump as Perfect Foil, Legalist Methods Advance; Beijing’s Biggest Domestic Problem Remains Total Lack of Legitimacy For Oppressive One-Party Regime; Belt and Road Projects Serve As Bait To Lure Victims Into Sino-Centric World; Will Europe, Recoiling From Trump, Be Hypnotized With Help of Mercenary Apologists?; As Seasons Change Along the Potomac, Exploring the Roman, Celtic, and Christian Elements in the Problematic Festival of Halloween
New Threat of Nuclear War From North Korea; Stock Market Hits 23,000 and Trump Wants Praise for Prosperity; But At 18,000 He Correctly Called It a Bubble; Secessionist Puigdemont Won’t Say If Catalonia Has Seceded; Trump Eyes Alexander-Murray Compromise on Obamacare Cost Sharing Reductions; Send Him a Message During Obamacare Open Enrollment, Nov. 1-Dec. 15; Bannon Discredited By His Support for Lobbyist Gillespie in Virginia; Recalling Sheridan’s Victory at Cedar Creek VA on October 19, 1864, Which Guaranteed Lincoln’s Victory in the Presidential Election Two Weeks Later
In CBS Nation Tracker Poll, 58% Understand That Trump’s Tax Cuts Benefit the Wealthy, While Only 18% See Tax Relief for Middle Class; Diehard Trump Supporters Stagnant at 19%, While Strong Opponents of Regime Increase to 42% From 41%; Three Weeks Before Election Day in New Jersey, Democrat Murphy Has 18 Point Lead Over Christie Clone Guadagno; In Virginia, Pseudo-Populist Bannon Scrambling to Save Washington DC Lobbyist “Enron Ed” Gillespie From Defeat at Hands of Northam; But Beware Kremlin; The Greatest Virginian of Civil War Was George H. Thomas, the Rock of Chickamauga
After Delphic Oct. 5 “Calm Before the Storm” Riddle and Corker’s Oct. 8 World War III Warning, Regime Going Berserk In All Directions; U.S. Now On Collision Course With Iran and North Korea Amid Reports of New Nuclear Arms Race; Allies Needlessly Antagonized by Threat to JCPOA; Dastardly Betrayal of Americans of Puerto Rico Continues; Midnight Decree Guts Obamacare Cost Sharing Subsidies, Endangering Coverage for Millions; Fraudulent Placebo Insurance Touted as Freedom of Choice by Reactionary Talkers Rushing to Tranquillize Victims; Attack on First Amendment Escalates; Many Left Liberal Mush-Heads Still Clueless on War Avoidance Through Strategic Defense; Barcelona Secessionists Lose Momentum As Puigdemont Stalls
In Rare White House Press Briefing, Kelly Offers No Reassurances About Corker’s World War III Warning; Disoriented Press Corps Poses Soap Opera Questions; Trump’s Illegal Executive Order Opens New Phase in Sabotage of Obamacare; ACA Individual Mandate Flagrantly Disregarded; Move Will Stoke Race To The Bottom Among States Seeking to Peddle Fake, Substandard Insurance Policies Nationwide; Essential Health Benefits and Pre-Existing Conditions Ban Get the Axe; Goal is to Gut Obamacare; Lincoln’s 1838 Lyceum Speech On Cunning Demagogues and the Moods They Prey On
Still Few Details on Tuesday’s White House Situation Room Meeting of Trump, Tillerson, Mattis, Dunford, McMaster; Misunderstanding War Warnings, 1941-2017; Identity Politics Epistemology Cripples Democratic Party Response to Overriding Strategic Emergency Signaled by Corker World War III Alert; NBC Reports Trump Eyed Big Increase in Offensive Nukes; Wise Handlers Must Focus Him Instead on Crash Program for Space-Based Laser ABM Systems; Trump Hints at Using FCC Broadcasting Licenses to Muzzle Television Critics of Regime; Tactic Already Failed When Tried By Nixon-Agnew
Trump, Mattis, Tillerson, Dunford Get Special Briefing on North Korea in Situation Room; Is War Imminent?; Republican Aiders and Abettors of Trump Attempting to Smother Explosive World War III Issue Raised By Corker; Wrecking of Iran Nuclear Accord Next on Agenda; Catalonian Secessionist Puigdemont Blinks; Wrecking Ball Bannon Announces Primary Challenges to All GOP Senators Up In 2018 Except Cruz; On Double Ten Day, Recalling Dr. Sun Yat-Sen of China, Who Inspired the Chinese Revolution of 1911 and the First Republic in Asia
Consider This a War Warning: Sen. Corker Says Trump’s Reckless Threats Can Put U.S. “On The Path to World War III”; Full Details of Danger Not Yet Clear; Erratic Tweets Said To Disrupt Sensitive Negotiations; GOP Senators Acutely Aware of Existential Peril, But Too Craven to Act; 400,000 March in Barcelona to Protest Catalonian Secessionism; Will Elitists Around Puigdemont Back Down This Week?; Before Columbus: How The Florentine Circle Of Toscanelli, Brunelleschi, Ficino, Alberti, and Cusanus Studied Greek Antiquity to Launch Modern Geography and Long-Distance Navigation
“The Calm Before the Storm”: Will It Be Another War, Or Indictments Against The Regime?; Mueller Team Interviews Author of Kompromat Dossier; GOP Budget Resolutions Feature Killer Cuts to Social Programs Trump Had Vowed to Defend; $1.5 Trillion in Tax Cuts For Super-Rich Eyed; Catalonia Needs An End to Austerity and Enhanced Autonomy as Part of Spain, Not the Reckless Adventure of Secessionism Under Plutocrat Clique Around Puigdemont; Major Economic Interests Flee Barcelona As Secessionist Trolls Harass Reporters; Ban on Bump Stocks Might Pass Because Fanatics Lack Obama As Enemy Image
GOP Sen. Burr Wants to Withhold 2016 Social Media Ads Purchased by Pro-Russian Interests, But Senate Collusion Inquiry Continues; Desperate Republicans in Eleventh-Hour Push to Shut Down Russiagate Probes Before Indictments Hit; As Active Measures Continue, American Public Has Absolute Right to See Foreign-Sponsored Political Ads Now, Before Virginia and New Jersey Elections In Early November; Public Needs to See That GOP Wedge Issues and GRU Divide and Conquer Propaganda Share Same Method; Political Realism in TV Drama Proves Elusive; Violence in Classical Drama Not Gratuitous