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    Trump’s Stormy Daniels tweets show how easy he is to blackmail
    May03

    Trump’s Stormy Daniels tweets show how easy he is to blackmail

    A man who dispenses cash for secrets this easily is a risky man to have in office. In a tweetstorm this morning aimed at containing the fallout from Wednesday night’s revelation by Rudy Giuliani that Donald Trump repaid Michael Cohen for hush money Cohen paid to Stormy Daniels, the president attempted to thread the various legal needles...

    Ukraine’s Successful Courtship of Trump
    May03

    Ukraine’s Successful Courtship of Trump

    The United States completed its shipment of Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine on Monday, finalizing a sale that was reluctantly approved by President Donald Trump in November. The deal was widely reported as a rebuke to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who annexed Crimea and invaded eastern Ukraine in 2014. “This decision … reflects our...

    The ‘Strongmen Era’ Is Here. Here’s What It Means for You
    May03

    The ‘Strongmen Era’ Is Here. Here’s What It Means for You

    In response to the social upheavals of the 1960s, Hollywood produced a series of highly popular “angry man” crime dramas in the 1970s. These are the stories of vigilantes and renegade cops, played by the likes of Clint Eastwood and Charles Bronson, who push past weak-willed bureaucrats, corrupt politicos and political correctness to restore...

    Conservatism in Crisis
    May03

    Conservatism in Crisis

    When members of Young Americans for Freedom gathered at their convention on September 11, 1964, to hear an address by William F. Buckley Jr., they expected flights of eloquence hailing the looming glorious victory of Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater. But Buckley had other ideas. Goldwater’s nomination, he said, “when we...

    Crimean Tatar Activist’s Suspended Sentence Upheld
    May03

    Crimean Tatar Activist’s Suspended Sentence Upheld

    The Russia-controlled Supreme Court of Crimea has upheld a suspended two-year prison sentence for a Crimean Tatar activist who opposes Moscow’s rule in the Ukrainian region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From Brazilian Poster Boy For Ukraine’s Separatists To ‘Man Of God’
    May03

    From Brazilian Poster Boy For Ukraine’s Separatists To ‘Man Of God’

    Captured, convicted, exonerated, then freed, a Brazilian former pro-Russian militant now lives secretly among monks in the country he once fought to destroy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    No Direction Home
    May03

    No Direction Home

    For centuries, Europeans saw the bear as an intermediary between the human and animal worlds, promising superhuman might but also threatening descent into the inhuman. Medieval warriors venerated the animal in frenetic rituals, hoping to take on its fearsome power; male bears were said to kidnap and rape young women. Over time, the European bear...

    Detained and Then Deported: U.S. Human Rights Lawyers Barred from Entry into Israel
    May03

    Detained and Then Deported: U.S. Human Rights Lawyers Barred from Entry into Israel

    Columbia University’s Katherine Franke and Center for Constitutional Rights executive director Vincent Warren were also repeatedly questioned about their associations with groups critical of Israel. Two U.S. human rights lawyers were detained Sunday for 14 hours at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport before being deported back...

    The Wall Street Journal Is Upset About Having to Interact With Poor People At the Airport
    May03

    The Wall Street Journal Is Upset About Having to Interact With Poor People At the Airport

    The world’s tiniest violin plays for these affluent flyers who have to wait in less-than-luxurious airport lounges The last few months have not been kind to the airline industry. The main culprit seems to be United Airlines, which has been caught engaging in shady behavior ranging from forcing a mother to carry her toddler during a flight;...

    As Ukraine seeks America’s missiles, it halts its cooperation with Robert Mueller’s probe
    May03

    As Ukraine seeks America’s missiles, it halts its cooperation with Robert Mueller’s probe

    KIEV, Ukraine — In the United States, Paul Manafort is facing prosecution on charges of money laundering and financial fraud stemming from his decade of work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...