Category Archives: American politics

Art of the Impossible Sydney book launch this Thursday

For those who can’t make it to Sydney you can buy your copy online from Connor Court at this link. But for those who can: Mark Lathan & Ross Cameron introducing Dr Steven Kates “The Art of the Impossible” – … Continue reading

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Guess who was “a supporter of the American Communist Party at the height of the Cold War”

How can this possibly be true and not have become common knowledge? From: This is the open scandal that Congress should investigate: John Brennan’s CIA operated like a branch office of the Hillary campaign, leaking out mentions of this bogus … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International, Politics of the Left | 21 Comments

At CIS on April 27. Andrew Robb on Free Trade in the Age of Trump

100 Days On: Trump and Trade — The Impact of Neo-Protectionism on Australia. The Hon. Andrew Robb will explain why free trade is in our national interest and why America’s turn towards protectionism under Trump is bad news for the … Continue reading

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Art of the Impossible book launch Sydney 27 April

Mark Latham & Ross Cameron introducing Dr Steven Kates “The Art of the Impossible” –  Sydney 27 April Join Mark Latham and Ross Cameron as they discuss candidly the Trump election win before introducing Dr Steven Kates to speak about his new book “The Art of … Continue reading

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Trump’s cautious and necessary start to rebuilding American credibility

I was going to put this up last night but thought I would give LIQ’s post some space. But I do have to say that anyone who takes the time to look at where Australia is located on the map, … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 42 Comments

Advising the president on North Korea

On every issue both international and domestic I find myself on the same side as Donald Trump. He is, moreover, not a lone wolf, he is not the head of some “think tank” that pours out advice without responsibility, but … Continue reading

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A Trump partial have-done list three months in

It does occur to me from time to time that the media keep harping on Russia and the other non-issues precisely because Trump is moving forward on so many parts of his agenda. I cannot tell you the provenance of … Continue reading

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Now to some basics

I was willing to give Trump the benefit of the doubt over what he was up to in Syria, but if he actually intends to put America on a path to war over the use of chemical weapons in Syria … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 34 Comments

America’s war aims

Let me begin where I last ended: Just exactly what are America’s war aims in Syria? And how will I be able to tell when those war aims have been achieved? Here the issue is stated in the way I … Continue reading

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Now what and where does it go from here?

Where are the positives in bombing Syria? Sort of diminishes the story that Russia had hacked the election to ensure that Trump would win. Kind of cuts the feet beneath the Democrats since they are the type of people who … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Ethics and morality, International | 116 Comments