Prediction: Tribal, Hyper-partisan Responses to Mueller Report

Prediction: No matter the evidence presented by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, even if he collects conclusive evidence of conspiracy, collaboration with the Russians, bribery, tax evasion and fraud by Donald Trump, Republican senators will not vote to remove him from office. If Mueller wounds Trump but not mortally, it will be in the political interests... Continue Reading →

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How to Overcome Trump’s Divide and Conquer Strategy, US Move Toward Authoritarianism

Donald Trump despicably attacks and mocks Christine Blasey Ford, the courageous accuser of Supreme Court nominee Bret Kavanaugh, appealing to male insecurity. Trump's strategy is divide and conquer, to make Americans disagree and fight with one another so that they will not join together against him. It is working. Trump's base is only about 30... Continue Reading →

Trump Sides With Authoritarians in Mideast, Says He Doesn’t Care About Human Rights

Emboldened by US President Donald Trump, authoritarian leaders of the Mideast have cracked down on their perceived internal adversaries, with mass expulsions, arrests, deportations, media blackouts, shutdowns and even, in the case of Saudi Arabia, the suspected murder of a journalist. In 2017, Middle Eastern countries cut off diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar, started... Continue Reading →

How ‘Collusion’ Happened: Six Sources

Felix Sater, a felon with ties to Russian organized crime, business associate of Donald Trump and longtime friend of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, promised in 2015 to engineer a business deal in Russia -- a Trump Tower in Moscow -- with the help of Russian President Vladimir Putin -- that he said would help Trump... Continue Reading →

10 Conditions That Led the GOP to Nominate Trump

What were the conditions in the Republican Party before Trump that led the party to consider nominating him? Ten reasons: George W. Bush's venture into Iraq on false pretenses, the bad intelligence that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction, and the disaster that followed. This led to a loss of faith in neo-conservativism and... Continue Reading →

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