Category Archives: American politics

On the left it’s all about power

VENEZUELANS VOTE FOR MORE CRAZY MADURO 75% DISAPPROVAL NATION IN RUIN   That’s in some third world backwater where the elections are fixed and you cannot get rid of the left even when they are ruining everything about your lives. … Continue reading

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This year in Jerusalem

EMBASSY IN JERUSALEM!   The American embassy, that is. And for some background, this is fascinating: How Harry Truman Crossed His Own State Department to Recognize Israel. One of the few businessmen to have been an American president. Read it … Continue reading

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Getting their priorities right

Which is the main story and which is the also ran? TRUMP NUKES IRAN DEAL! OBAMA REBUKE… Israel Army On High Alert… Bomb shelters opened in Golan Heights… ‘Unusual Movement of Iranian Forces’… Fateful days in Middle East… Jerusalem to … Continue reading

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Who is Kanye West? This is who

I know who Jordan Peterson is. And I know who Thomas Sowell is. But Kanye West, not really at all, yet he may become, after Donald Trump, the most influential figure in American politics for more than a generation. This … Continue reading

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Political madness

On behalf of no principle, no actual evidence of wrong doing, in the midst of a presidential term that is solving many problems both international and domestic that had looked insoluble, we have the American left, dangerous always, but now acting … Continue reading

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PDT among the Dummkopfs

This was sent to me by my Californian former friend and associate who has gone native in one of the looniest parts of the planet. It comes from a post titled, All the Times Angela Merkel’s Face Said “S.T.F.U. You … Continue reading

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What would a property developer know about foreign policy?

What you will only see on Fox. President Trump calls into ‘Fox & Friends’ to discuss Ronny Jackson’s withdrawal, Michael Cohen and the possible North Korea summit. Also, the president says he is disappointed in his Justice Department, calls Comey’s … Continue reading

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Why does anyone believe they have a right to enter the US?

‘CARAVAN’ SET TO CROSS USA WARNS The story begins: Hundreds of Central American migrants from a caravan that crossed Mexico reunited in Tijuana on Wednesday and planned to cross the border together this weekend in defiance of threats by U.S. … Continue reading

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Who knows? Maybe the worms really are turning

NeverTrumpers: What if Trump really is making America great again? They are afflicted with a nagging suspicion. Trump might, how shall they whisper it, Make America Great Again. The tax bill has given the economy a bit of a tailwind, … Continue reading

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Madness is the new normal

  START OF THE DEAL: NKOREA FREEZES MISSILE TESTS   Does seem to show how relatively incompetent Trump’s recent predecessors were. But there is still this and more. China military islands now control South China Sea… Beijing final touches on … Continue reading

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