Under the terms of a 1947 treaty, the US is obligated to permit entry of any foreign dignitary who is coming here to speak to the United Nations as an official representative of the country. Foreign Policy is now reporting that, in violation of the
The debate over Donald Trump’s order to assassinate a top Iranian military commander is beginning to take on the familiar tones of the Bush administration’s dishonest and unlawful invasion of Iraq nearly twenty years ago. Following the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani there has arisen
Let us count the ways in which this tweet — from Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) — is bullshit. Oh, never mind. Journalist Judd Legum already did it for me: 1. This photo is fake (photoshopped) 2. The man on the left is Hassan Rouhani, who
Threats against 52 Iranian “cultural sites” are more Trumpian gaslighting and a projection of hope that Iran will reciprocate by attacking the US in a way that galvanizes national support for military action like 9/11. President Trump doubles down on his threat to attack Iranian
Apparently, Trumpist-bots are trying to be angry about an online message that resembles a stock line in comedian George Lopez’s stage routine about performing a task for less compensation because he’s Latinx. The backdrop for this is the 30-round AR-15 magazine emblazoned with an imprisoned Hillary
President Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton said he is ready to throw himself at the mercy of the Senate Impeachment court, but color me skeptical. The truth from anyone associated with the Trump administration, even for a short time, strains the fabric of
Here’s the latest news out of South Carolina: South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison on Monday announced that he raised more than $3.5 million in the last three months as he campaigns to unseat Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham. Harrison faces a tough challenge against the three-term senator, but the
There’s something seriously wrong with this kid. At least he was at “the range” and not firing from an armored Humvee at narcoleptic mountain gorillas or something. In a provocative stupid-as-shit Instagram post on Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. was shown posing with an AR-15 featuring
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Yes, there are several other diaries on this topic, including one that just got posted on the front page, but I want to focus on Bolton’s actions and timing. First, I need to point out that Bolton was never subpoenaed by any House committee. His
Straight from the horse’s mustache: During the present impeachment controversy, I have tried to meet my obligations both as a citizen and as former National Security Advisor. My colleague, Dr. Charles Kupperman, faced with a House committee subpoena on the one hand, and a Presidential
Here’s the latest news out of Georgia: Democrat Jon Ossoff will report raising more than $1 million for his U.S. Senate bid over the last three months as he races to establish himself as the frontrunner in a contest with three other well-known contenders competing
Pompeo blamed Iran on Obama as Chuck Todd called out Trump Administration failure. There's a danger.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Meet The Press with Chuck Todd and blamed the Obama administration for the failure of Trump’s Iran policy. Mike Pompeo blames Obama for Trump’s Iran failure Chuck Todd displayed some smart pushback during parts of the interview with Pompeo. However, he
Friendly Reminder: 1st Big 2020 Special Election This Month! Phonebank To Flip The Texas House Blue!
First off, I hope everyone’s 2020 is off to a great start. We might be going to war with Iran but at least The Patriots aren’t going to the Super Bowl sooooooo…. off to an ok start? I’m currently in New York for work but