Winking and Nod: Tony Blinken may be the Biden Secretary of State

Nearly anyone would be better than the Dominionist nutlog, Mike Pompeo. Robert Wright (New Republic) and Connor Echols wrote an article last week grading Tony Blinken, the apparent choice by Joe Biden for Secretary of State. The combination with his former partner in a consultancy, Michelle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense, while conventional for Democrats, also…

Trump knew about #RussiaBounty, and the truth continues to emerge

Now more evidence emerges in the #RussiaBounty scandal and Trump simply looks to be even more negligent. He was briefed multiple times over the past year. Look for more distractions Tuesday, as multiple agencies engage in CYA statements. x Fact–Obama does not read his intelligence briefings nor does he get briefed in person by the…

Bolton says Trump told China to “Make sure I win”

Reading the Bolton book is a tough slog. although it is amusing to read how he wanted to settle scores including obliquely allowing Rex Tillerson to call Nikki Haley a c***. If there’s a takeaway so far, it is how badly edited it is, and how absent any consideration of national policy other than pushing…

North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office building. The Trump Bromance is over

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea, which may be more for domestic consumption, but also signifies the impotence of US-DPRK diplomacy. Easier to develop disinformation blaming South Korea and the US than the PRC. Trump’s incompetence continues as in the aggregate, any diplomacy with the DPRK seemed only a means to distract…

Trump pulled troops out of Germany because Putin told him… what? why?

June 1st: Trump talks to Putin on the phone, again. June 5th: Trump announces he’s withdrawing one-third of US troops from Germany June 5th: Putin announces he's moving more troops to Russia's western border with Europe Is he bringing nearly 10,000 troops home for some illegal purpose. x Trump approves plan to withdraw one-third of…

Bay of (split) Wigs: what a service contract to perform a coup d'etat looks like

Jordan Goudreau’s Silvercorp is a US mercenary corporation based in Florida. Two of their American operatives were arrested in Venezuela. WaPo got a copy of a coup d’etat contract. The video begins with Jordan Goudreau posing confidently, flanked by a man wearing an armour plate and a Venezuela flag wrapped around his shoulder. The man introduces Goudreau in…

fanboys simping for Kim Yo-Jong because semis haz 18-wheels

Unfortunately, this has the same context that 2016 had for MILFs and voting for Trump. The Twitter-verse is now making many basement dwellers hot for dictator-action. But is Ivanka Trump the Kim Yo-Jong of America? “Among the North’s power elite, Kim Yo Jong has the highest chance to inherit power, and I think that possibility…

Trump will not 'tear up the Treaty of Versailles' but there could be crimes against humanity

The last surviving prosecutor at Nuremberg trials said Trump's family separation policy is a 'crime against humanity'. Then there’s this COVID pandemic, made worse by the Trump administration’s delay, denial, and dysfunction. • US arcing up into the tens of thousands of confirmed cases per day; still no nationwide lockdown and Americans continue to travel • France & Germany possibly joining…