Archive for the ‘National Security’ Category

Debunking This Syria Conspiracy Stupidity (and saying goodbye to the tinfoil hat brigade)

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The complexities of the Syrian chemical weapons attack has driven The Conspiracy Theory crowd into overdrive. Put away the tinfoil hats. Here are the facts.

 
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April 10, 2017
Posted in: fake scandals, Middle East, mystery, myth busting, National Security, Rants, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, War

The (In)Complete (and growing) List of Trump’s Russia Ties

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The list of people and events linking Russia to the Trump campaign/White House is growing so long, I feel the need to start keeping track.

 
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March 13, 2017
Posted in: Crime, Election, mystery, myth busting, National Security, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals

Trump is getting his intel from Right-Wing conspiracy theorists (and that should worry us all.)

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Our Commander-in-Chief keeps retweeting unverified claims gleaned from Far Right conspiracy theorists despite access to the entire Intelligence Community.

 
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March 6, 2017
Posted in: myth busting, National Security, Politics, Rants, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

We All Know Why Trump is Demonizing the Press

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Trump is working overtime to discredit ‘The Media’ as ‘fake news’ because he can’t explain away their findings.

 
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February 27, 2017
Posted in: Election, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals

Trump Has Been Great for Advancing Progressivism

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Having a Conservative extremist in the White House has done more to mobilize Progressives than any Democrat could have.

 
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January 30, 2017
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Racism, Religion, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, Unconstitutional

Predictions for 2017: It’s the end of the world as we know it.

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My annual look back at the laughably failed predictions of the so-called psychics, my scorecard for last years predictions, and my predictions for the coming year.

 
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December 31, 2016
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, General, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, Jobs, Middle East, Money, National Security, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Predictions, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes, Terrorism, Unconstitutional, War

Trump Camp Desperate To Convince Us His Gaffes Are All According to Plan

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A string of rookie mistakes, incontinent AM tweeting and a swampy cabinet are “all according to plan” say Trump supporters to worried critics.

 
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December 5, 2016
Posted in: General, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

Will Trump Resolve His Business Conflicts Before His Inauguration? Doubtful.

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During the primaries, Trump dismissed potential conflicts of interest between his business and being president by minimizing the importance of his business. Yet, he can’t bring himself to liquidate his empire.

 
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November 28, 2016
Posted in: Greed, Money, myth busting, National Security, Predictions, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Unconstitutional

The CEO President. THIS is Trump’s idea of “The Best People”?

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America elected a “CEO President” who’d “search far & wide” for “the best people”, and here is who he came up with.

 
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November 21, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

15 Years After 9/11. Doesn’t Anyone Know How to End a War? A 21st Century “Marshall Plan”.

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After 15 years of war in the Middle East with no end in sight, how is it no candidate running for president can conceive of a new approach to ending America’s longest war?

 
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September 12, 2016
Posted in: Election, Middle East, National Security, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, War

I’ll Support Hillary, BUT… Making the case against Clinton (without helping Republicans)

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Hillary Clinton touts her “Progressiveness”, but she has a far more Conservative history and tendencies.

 
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February 8, 2016
Posted in: Election, fake scandals, myth busting, National Security, War

Republicans Bemoan Obama’s Iran Hostage Deal. But Republican presidents fared FAR worse

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Following last weeks release of 10 servicemen and 5 civilians from Iranian custody in only a matter of hours, Republicans were quick to condemn Obama for showing weakness. But Reagan & both Bushes did the same with worse results.

 
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January 18, 2016
Posted in: myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Terrorism