The architect of Cold War containment, Dr. George Kennan, warned that moving NATO into Eastern Europe and former Soviet republics would prove a “fateful error.”
The US Debt Clock is a “real time” dynamic website that shows the state of the US debt and with a little logic some of what that means to the citizens of this country. What I am displaying is a snapshot of the clock at approximately 9:30 AM Central time on Friday the 18th of January. Unless you are reading this months from now most of the information will probably still be valid. However you can go directly to the Debt Clock and see it “run” for yourself at http://www.usdebtclock.org/.
Let’s look at a few of the numbers and see what it is telling us.
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Tucker Carlson’s critique of unrestrained capitalism last week sent the Respectable Right into apoplectic fury. That’s why it’s irrelevant—and why Carlson is increasingly emerging as a name to conjure with.
The Gilets Jaunes in 2019
Diana Johnstone • January 11, 2019
Gilets Jaunes song performed at French traffic circle: Les Gentils et les Méchants
Paris, France, 9 January 2019
French Democracy Dead or Alive? Or perhaps one should say, buried or revived? Because for the mass of ordinary people, far from the political, financial, media centers of power in Paris, democracy is already moribund, and their movement is an effort to save it. Ever since Margaret Thatcher decreed that “there is no alternative”, Western economic policy is made by technocrats for the benefit of financial markets, claiming that such benefits will trickle down to the populace. The trickle has largely dried up, and people are tired of having their needs and wishes totally ignored by an elite who “know best”.
Jan. 11, 2019
The US has “begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria,” possibly starting with the removal of “10 vehicles and 150 personnel from the Rmelan military base” in northeast Syria.
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19 Apr 2014
It is said to be China’s biggest church and on Easter Sunday thousands of worshippers will flock to this Asian mega-temple to pledge their allegiance – not to the Communist Party, but to the Cross.
The 5,000-capacity Liushi church, which boasts more than twice as many seats as Westminster Abbey and a 206ft crucifix that can be seen for miles around, opened last year with one theologian declaring it a “miracle that such a small town was able to build such a grand church”.
Giuliani Says Assange Should Not Be Prosecuted
Donald Trump’s lawyer said on Monday that WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange should not be prosecuted and he compared WikiLeaks publications to the Pentagon Papers.