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END THE WAR IN IRAN

Vital but lost history: how we overthrew Iran’s democracy

Summary: As Trump prepares to wreck the deal with Iran, let’s remember our first engagement with Iran — when we helped overthrow their democracy. We have forgotten about this; they have not. Remembering is the first step to learning. Excerpt from “A Prize from Fairyland“ By Andrew Bacevich. London Review of Books, 2 November 2017. Review …

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RussiaGate

The bottom line about RussiaGate: no explanation makes sense

Summary: The bottom line about RussiaGate is that something is happening in Washington, but none of the explanations make sense. Read the stories carefully, since most are deceptive. We have to watch and wait to learn the truth. “To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.” — From Benjamin Disraeli’s novel Sybil, …

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The WaPo strikes another blow for the Deep State against Russia

Summary: Democrats are excited about Friday’s bombshell WaPo story about Russia’s interference in the 2016. Too excited to question its oddities, or see how it shows that Trump (although a clown as President) is right about leaks. Perhaps eventually we will learn what is happening — and why. WaPo: “Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia …

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