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    A Coup in Real Time? Historian Says Comey Firing Is Trump’s ‘Open Admission of Collusion With Russia’
    May12

    A Coup in Real Time? Historian Says Comey Firing Is Trump’s ‘Open Admission of Collusion With Russia’

    Yale historian says Trump has now admitted guilt; former intelligence officer says Flynn was a Russian agent. Has the other shoe finally dropped? Is this the beginning of Donald Trump’s attempted coup?Trump is a plutocratic authoritarian. As I have previously argued, it is fair to call him a fascist. He has repeatedly demonstrated this fact...

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war
    May12

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war

    KIEV, Ukraine — Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles from the front when their cell phones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Trump on Russia-Ukraine conflict: 'Let's make peace'
    May12

    Trump on Russia-Ukraine conflict: 'Let's make peace'

    President Trump on Thursday urged Russia and Ukraine to “make peace” following meetings with foreign ministers from both countries.The president tweeted photos from his Wednesday meetings in the Oval Office with the directive, “lets make peace!””… …read more Source: The...

    What Is America’s Goal in the World?
    May12

    What Is America’s Goal in the World?

    For the World War II generation there was clarity. The attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941, united the nation as it had never been before—in the conviction that Japan must be smashed, no matter how long it took or how many lives it cost. After the defeat of the Axis powers in 1945, however, Americans divided. Only with the Berlin Blockade of...

    Trump Tweets ‘Let’s Make Peace’ After Meeting Russian, Ukrainian Envoys
    May12

    Trump Tweets ‘Let’s Make Peace’ After Meeting Russian, Ukrainian Envoys

    U.S. President Donald Trump posted photos of his separate meetings with the top diplomats of Ukraine and Russia on Twitter and urged the two nations to end their conflict and “make peace.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russia photos
    May12

    Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russia photos

    President Trump jabbed back at Russia on Thursday, tweeting out photos that show him standing next to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office — and also seated next to rival Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin of Ukraine. Trump noted that he held meetings with both pols “on the same day” and added the hashtag… …read more Source:...

    The Russians Troll Trump
    May12

    The Russians Troll Trump

    It’s hard to imagine how Wednesday could have gone any worse for the Trump White House. But it did, because the Trump White House didn’t see any reason to cancel or reschedule or somehow modify the president’s promise to Russian President Vladimir Putin that he would receive Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval...

    #LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russia — and Rosie O’Donnell
    May12

    #LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russia — and Rosie O’Donnell

    (Credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Trump said in a tweet on Thursday that Russia is laughing at the U.S. because of the Democratic party’s obsession with Russia — but President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov don’t appear to be paying much attention. “Russia must be laughing up their sleeves watching as the...

    ‘The View’ hosts accuse Trump of ‘treason’ — and the reason has nothing to do with Comey
    May12

    ‘The View’ hosts accuse Trump of ‘treason’ — and the reason has nothing to do with Comey

    The hosts of “The View” erupted Thursday over reports that President Donald Trump banned American media from covering his Wednesday Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislak, calling the move “treason.” The meeting was held in the Oval Office, and though no U.S. media outlets were...

    A small number of people are fleeing Canada for the U.S.
    May12

    A small number of people are fleeing Canada for the U.S.

    In case there was any doubt, barely anybody flees Canada for the U.S. Just 466 asylum seekers — including 55 Canadians — left Canada to apply for refugee status at the U.S. border under exceptions to the Safe Third Country Agreement since 2004. The number of asylum seekers fleeing the U.S. for Canada has skyrocketed since President Donald...