Summary: Doug Macgregor (Colonel, US Army, retired) asks what happened to Trump's promises to reform America's national security. Instead of reform we get the same people implementing the same policies that have accomplished so little at such great cost since 9/11. "What Happened to 'America First'?" By Douglas Macgregor (Colonel, US Army, retired). From The National Interest, … Continue reading Doug Macgregor asks what happened to “America First” in national security?
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, … Continue reading The bottom line about RussiaGate: no explanation makes sense
Summary: James Bowman looks at the increasingly fantastic claims -- backed by insubstantial stories -- about Trump's connections to Russia. He compares this crisis to an incident in the early years of Nixon's administration. It's a powerful analogy. Also note that while Nixon was innocent of this accusation, he went on to made serious mistakes … Continue reading Trump and the Democrats stumble into a ‘Wilderness of Mirrors’