Charlottesville, Trump, And A Long History Of US Pols Condoning White Supremacy

Woodrow Wilson, LBJ, Jesse Helms, Trent Lott, Robert Byrd, John McCain . . . : the public face of racism and white supremacy in the U.S. did not begin with Donald Trump. Charlottesville has many tributaries, the longest perhaps being the historical strains of racist-nationalism in the U.S.

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Ginning Up A “Military Option” For Venezuela Puts Sen. Rubio In Imaginary Crosshairs

Venezuela, unlike North Korea, has never threatened the U.S. But President Trump last week suddenly added Venezuela to the list of nations the U.S. is threatening. According to Trump, “We have troops all over the world in places that are very, very far away. Venezuela is not very far away.”

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Right Wing Extremists Condemned In Charlottesville, Funded And Armed In Ukraine And Syria

Having backed a right-wing coup in the Ukraine and right-wing terror groups disguised as “moderate rebels” in Syria, U.S. leaders now confront rising right-wing terror at home. They duly condemn it, but seem blind both to their own hypocrisy and to the domestic reverberations of their cynical foreign policies.

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ExxonMobil, Kochs, Israel Pushing Washington To Partition Iraq And Syria

The currently stateless Kurds sit astride the Iraq-Syria border on land blessed/cursed with oil, other resources, and geopolitical significance. Is it any wonder that mega-corporations and their client states are looking to use the Kurds, stoke conflict, and exploit the situation?

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North Korea Points Missiles At Ocean, Washington Says Strike On Guam Imminent

Saber rattling hits critical mass when at least one side actually wants a war. The Gulf of Tonkin, “weapons of mass destruction,” and now “enveloping fire.” How North Korea’s threat to target missiles at an area of the Pacific ocean 20 miles from Guam became U.S.’ latest pretext for a “preemptive” war.
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Guamanians, Voiceless and Exploited US Citizens, Now In Bomb-Sights Of North Korea

With North Korea and the U.S. dramatically amping up the nuclear saber-rattling, the Pacific island of Guam, long a U.S. military outpost, suddenly finds itself under threat of attack. Its history is one of exploitation and mistreatment under more than a century of U.S. control.

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