Category Archives: history

Little Caesar’s bid to buy the presidency


This video is remarkable, asked about US a greenhouse gas emissions compared to China, Michael Bloomberg goes into a full throated defence of the regime in Beijing on the environment, on their lack of democracy. I can’t believe how bad … Continue reading

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GOP strategy — see, hear, speak no truth


We were on the way to a job upstate on Wednesday, listening to the impeachment hearings on the radio, waiting to hear what Trump’s foreign-service boy Gordon Sondland would say now that it was clear he hadn’t been forthright in … Continue reading

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Stand by your monster


“Check it out,” Victor Cortez said, changing channels on the old Zenith I’d pulled out of a trash dump for Swamp Rabbit. The subject on MSNBC was the impeachment hearings. Same thing on CNN. But the big story on Fox … Continue reading

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The ‘biggest’ impeachment ever?


Swamp Rabbit’s parole officer, Victor Cortez, dropped by a few days ago and quickly started jabbering about current events. He was upset because Donald Trump had claimed the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by U.S. forces was a … Continue reading

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If your bottom line is big money…


Swamp Rabbit was desolate. His favorite basketball player, LeBron James, had let him down by criticizing Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey for tweeting something supportive of anti-China protesters in Hong Kong: Yes, we do have freedom of speech, but … Continue reading

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Isn’t it obvious? He’s become a god


As I have stated strongly before, and just to reiterate, if Turkey does anything that I, in my great and unmatched wisdom, consider to be off limits, I will totally destroy and obliterate the Economy of Turkey (I’ve done before!). … Continue reading

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Out with the old knave, in with the new


“John Bolton’s ouster makes the world safer,” according to a headline in The Nation, but the analysis that followed was unpersuasive. Yes, the mustachioed loony is gone but not his boss, who has launched a misguided trade war against China, … Continue reading

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