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12 Arrested in London, Trump Flogs Travel Ban

Monday, June 5, 2017

London Bridge: The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the London Bridge terrorist attack as the police rounded up 12 people suspected of involvement with the three dead attackers. Seven of the 12 people arrested are women. The three terrorists, all …

Seven Dead in London Attack

Sunday, June 4, 2017

London Bridge: Seven people are dead and as many as 48 injured after a van mowed down pedestrians on the London Bridge last night and three men armed with large knives emerged to attack people in nearby Borough Market. All …

World Climate Backlash, Flat Joke

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Political Climate: The fallout from President Trump’s decision to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Accord has been worldwide. The Washington Post reports that, “An international realignment was already taking shape on Friday, as European and Chinese officials …

Trump Dumps Paris Accord

Friday, June 2, 2017

Chicken Little: President Trump hedged on the Paris Climate Accord, announcing that he will withdraw the US from the agreement while sticking to the four-year exit process. That makes withdrawal an issue for the 2020 election. Trump said, “Foreign leaders …

Trump to Announce Paris Decision

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Political Climate: President Trump is set to announce at 3:00 today whether he will pull the US out of the Paris Climate Accord. Trump himself tweeted yesterday, “I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next …

80 Killed in Kabul, Shakeup Begins

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Permawar: As many as 80 people were killed and 350 wounded in a massive vehicle bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan today. The bomb went off in the area of the German embassy and blew out windows for hundreds of feet. No one …

The Kushner Konnection, Frank DeFord at 78

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Russia House: The NY Times reports that, in an effort to establish a direct line of communication with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the transition, Jared Kushner met with an influential banker whose financial institution is involved with Russian …

Miss. Shooting Rampage, Europe on Its Own

Monday, May 29, 2017

Nation: A Mississippi man is under arrest after a house-to-house shooting rampage that left eight people dead, including a sheriff’s deputy and two children. The suspect is Willie Corey Godbolt of Bogue Chitto, who later told a newspaper reporter, “I …

Trump Returns to Clouds, Gregg Allman Dead

Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Chickens Roost: President Trump returned to the White House yesterday and gathering clouds over his administration after a checkered 9-day foreign tour. Trump is reported to be collecting a private legal team to deal with inquiries into possible Russian …

Kushner and Back Channel to Russians

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Back Channel: As the water-torture of leaks continues for the Trump administration, The Washington Post reported late yesterday that President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner during the transition tried to set up a secret shielded channel of communications that could not …