France is on its way to reliving the disastrous revolutions of 1789, 1830, 1848 and 1871 during the Paris Commune. One form of tyranny — be it the Ancien Regime, Committee of Public Safety, the Directory or Bonapartist Empires, and finally the Marxist Communards following Napoleon III’s crushing defeat before Bismarck’s unified German Empire — has an unholy knack of leading to another, far more totalitarian one, immediately thereafter. Today, the tyrants will be the Malthusian Neo-Marxists in Brussels; tomorrow, a new form of far right-wing anarchist vision of utopia may spread throughout the whole of Europe seeking another Nationalist Utopia, once again in Napoleon’s image, all its own.
The Iran Deal was almost certainly designed by Moscow and Tehran to extort the U.S. and NATO allies under threat of world war while empowering the member nations of BRICS (Russia, China, Brazil, India and South Africa) to facilitate both its expansion into Central Asia as well as Iran’s potential membership, which by proxy would include its chain of vassal states (Syria, Lebanon and Yemen).
John Sidney McCain, who at 80 years old battles terminal brain cancer, remains an empty-suit political maverick whose failed 2008 presidential bid could be explained either by his ignorance or incompetence of/at grasping basic economic principles; his misfortune to run as the GOP’s sacrificial lamb against the rising star, Barack Obama, following the disastrous presidency…
Addressing his audience at Spain’s University of Salamanca, the unelected president of the European Union Jean-Claude Juncker condemned the resurrection of nationalism and the democratic forces driving it over a year following Brexit. The controversial rogue elements who put forth the illegal referendum in Catalonia are merely a symptom of the European sickness. Far more troublesome…
“The Trump folks, if they found out how we knew what we knew about the Trump staff dealing with Russians, that they would try to compromise those sources and methods, meaning we would not longer have access to that intelligence.
I became very worried because not enough was coming out into the open and I knew that there was more. We have very good intelligence on Russia. So then I had talked to some of my former colleagues and I knew they were trying to also get information to the hill.
That’s why you have the leaking.”
—Former Obama Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Evelyn Farkas, in her interview with MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski, 29 March 2017