Trump shows ‘America First’ is utterly incoherent – E.J. Dionne

The worst aspect of President Trump’s speech at the United Nations on Tuesday was not his immature taunting of a dangerous foreign leader when the stakes far outweigh those of a schoolyard fight. Calling North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man” may make Trump happy by reminding him of the glory days of “Little …

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An ‘existential crisis’? How John Kelly reacted to Donald Trump’s threats against North Korea – The Guardian

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, reacts as he and first lady Melania Trump listen to U.S. President Donald Trump speak during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly  Credit: AP John Kelly, Donald Trump's chief-of-staff, appeared to go through an "existential crisis" on Tuesday, social media users joked, as he …

North Korea reacts to Trump’s UNGA speech, says its the ‘twitching of dog licking flea-riddled scrotum’ – Punch Newspaper

United States President Donald Trump’s threat to totally destroy North Korea has been dismissed by a North Korean organ as an ‘impotent’ threat. In a tweet by the country’s news agency, DPRK, News Service, Trump’s threat was likened to “the twitching of a dog licking its flea-riddled scrotum.” The tweet also described Trump as an …

Donald Trump Wants a Military Parade on July 4 | Time.com

President Donald Trump on Monday said he loved France’s Bastille Day so much he might bring the idea of a military parade to America as part of a July 4th celebration. “We’re actually thinking about Fourth of July, Pennsylvania Avenue, having a really great parade to show our military strength,” Trump told French President Emmanuel …

Why Obama shouldn’t have had to ‘show his papers’ – GOLDIE TAYLOR of THE GRIO

“Show me your papers!” Major Blackard, then just 19 years old, dug into his trousers in search of his wallet. He patted his jacket, but could not find his billfold. “Sir, I done left my wallet…” Blackard said. Before he could finish his sentence, the young man was posted against the brick wall, cuffed and …

Roger Stone predicts a Civil War if Donald Trump is impeached by Charlie May

President Donald Trump’s former campaign advisor and longtime friend, Roger Stone, said on Wednesday that the country would break out in violence reminiscent of the Civil War if the president were to be impeached.“The people who are calling for impeachment are the people who didn’t vote for him,” Stone told TMZ when they caught up …

When a Candidate Conspired With a Foreign Power to Win An Election – Politico

Richard Nixon’s telephone calls came regularly during the 1968 campaign. And H.R. Haldeman took meticulous notes, jotting down the instructions he received from the candidate.Sometimes Nixon needed to blow off steam: demanding that a reporter from The Washington Post or The New York Times be banned from his campaign airplane for writing an offending story. …

The Real History of American Immigration – Politico

Trump supports curbing legal immigration APThe United States is currently experiencing a “historic flow of unskilled immigration,” warned Stephen Miller in a bruising press conference last week that saw the White House senior policy adviser harangue a CNN reporter over the famous Emma Lazarus poem on the base of the Statue of Liberty. Miller, who …

Trump escalates clash with LGBT community by Madeline Conway

President Donald Trump prompted the quick rebuke from advocacy organizations when he announced on Twitter early Wednesday that the military would reverse an Obama administration decision to allow transgender troops to serve openly. | Alex Brandon/APPresident Donald Trump’s decision to bar transgender Americans from serving in the military is ammunition for gay rights activists who …

The deconstruction of the USA by Trump, GOP, FOX News, Radio by Fareed Zakaria

In London last week, I met a Nigerian man who succinctly expressed the reaction of much of the world to the United States these days. “Your country has gone crazy,” he said, with a mixture of outrage and amusement. “I’m from Africa. I know crazy, but I didn’t ever think I would see this in …

Donald Trump’s lost opportunity by Fareed Zakaria

There are many ways to evaluate the Trump presidency at the six-month mark. What I am struck by is the path not taken, the lost opportunity. During the campaign, it was clear that Donald Trump had many flaws, but he tapped into a real set of problems facing the United States and a deep frustration …

What Did Trump Know About His Son’s Meeting, and When Did He Know It? – MAX BOOT. Foreign Policy Journal

The administration has resorted to slippery statements and obfuscations, but the truth is closing in around it. Donald Trump is not noted for his sense of humor — he is witless in every sense of the word — but he got off an unintentionally hilarious line the other day when he praised his son Donald …

The Diary of Donald Trump: June 9th, 2016A glimpse inside the mind of a presidential candidate.Sarah Cooper

The following is an excerpt from Donald Trump’s diary entry dated June 9th, 2016. Slept like a billionaire last night (because I am one) (don’t forget that diary) Checked Fox News after my fried chicken and taco breakfast and saw Stupid Obama (still don’t know what to call him) endorsed Crooked Hillary Unbelievable. No one …

The Impact of the US Withdrawing from the Paris AccordsAntonio Graceffo Foreign Policy Journal 

It appears that a US withdrawal from the Paris accords will have no significant impact on the climate. On June 1, 2017, press outlets around the world condemned US President Trump for withdrawing the US from the Paris climate accords. Climate change (and the necessity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions) is a sensitive topic, which …

Outcome of Trump and Vladimir Putin meeting

America was not present at the meting.  Rex is a receipent of the highest civilian award Russia bestowes on people who advance their cause.  Trump is the beneficiary of their electoral war on the US and he is financially tied to Russian controlled banks. He is selfish as he sees what benefits him as being …