In the Pandemic, It's Every Nation for Itself

In the Pandemic, It’s Every Nation for Itself

For most men, the claims of the heart are superior to those of the mind… In a crisis, people put families, friends and country first. “The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our life-time,” said Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey to …

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The Establishment's Ultimatum: Scuttle Bernie!

The Establishment’s Ultimatum: Scuttle Bernie!

Of what is the establishment terrified? That if Sanders is nominated, Donald Trump will crush him in November. And not only will the White House be lost, all hopes of winning the Senate and blocking Trump’s second-term Supreme Court nominees would also be lost. After Joe Biden’s blowout victory in …

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Coronavirus Crisis Is Trump's Time to Lead

Coronavirus Crisis Is Trump’s Time to Lead

The chickens of globalization are coming home to roost. Not until well into the Democratic debate Tuesday night did the COVID-19 coronavirus come up, and it was Mike Bloomberg, not a CBS moderator, who raised it: “The president fired the pandemic specialist in this country two years ago,” the former …

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An Establishment in Panic

An Establishment in Panic

Biden, Buttigieg and Klobuchar are all now headed for the Nevada caucuses on Feb. 22, where Sanders is favored… Sanders, however, is not without his own problems. From the day he entered the race, Joe Biden was the great hope of the Democratic establishment to spare them from the horrifying …

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Failed Coup of a Failing Establishment

Failed Coup of a Failing Establishment

Tuesday, Trump takes his nationally televised victory lap in the U.S. Capitol with his State of the Union address, as triumphant Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and a humiliated Speaker Nancy Pelosi sit silently side-by-side behind him. It has been a bad few days for the establishment, really bad. In a …

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