Political Reality Bites and So Does Bernie Sanders

By |August 8th, 2017|

Even if Democrats were to win every single 2018 House and Senate race for seats representing places that Hillary Clinton won or that Trump won by less than 3 percentage points — a pretty good midterm by historical standards — they could still fall short of the House majority and lose five Senate seats. [Five [...]

North Korea Miniatured Nuclear Warhead Confirmed *Updated*

By |August 8th, 2017|

North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have concluded in a confidential assessment. [Washington Post] AFTER THE United Nations slammed North Korea with more sanctions there was a lot of back-slapping. [...]

Congress Moves to Control Trump on Russia

By |August 3rd, 2017|

Congress Moves to Control Trump on Russia photo by Louis Jacobson, Tampa Bay Times THE VETO-PROOF legislation codifying and expanding sanctions against Russia infuriated President Trump. Russia's Prime Minister Medvedev threw shade. The US establishment fully outwitted Trump. The President is not happy about the sanctions, yet he could not but sign the bill— [...]