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Donald Trump Faces First Foreign Policy Test Over Vow to ‘Rip Up’ Iran Nuke Deal

Donald Trump, who accused rival Hillary Clinton of being the “war candidate” may find himself up to his neck in a military confrontation with Iran, if he moves ahead with a campaign promise to “rip-up” President Obama’s historic nuclear accord with the Islamic regime. The U.S. House last week, in a get-tough move in step with Trump’s campaign rhetoric, approved the Iran Sanctions Act, or ISA, for another 10 years.... Read More...
Donald Trump cabinet officials should face contempt charges for ignoring impeachment subpoenas. (Photo: Getty)

After Shaky Victory, Donald Trump Now Faces ‘Rigged Election’ Allegations

As Donald Trump’s deficit in the popular vote edges north of 1.5 million votes, the President-elect is now being confronted with election rigging allegations over Republican efforts to suppress Democratic votes, leading to his razor-thin victories in key swing states and the presidential election overall. The election was remarkable on its face, because it cut against almost every poll, which predicted Democrat Hillary Clinton would win key swing states like North Carolina and Florida. But she didn't.... Read More...

Rudy Giuliani Got Rich Off Fat-Cat Speaking Fees Just Like Hillary Clinton

Rudy Giuliani, a vocal critic of former Hillary Clinton’s multi-million dollar haul from fat-cat speaking fees, was feeding at the same trough of corporate largess reserved for former politicians. Conflicts of interest abound now that he’s being considered for a cabinet position. Giuliani claimed he was broke with $7,100 to his name following his bitter 2002 divorce from second wife Donna Hanover. He's a member of the one percent now. ... Read More...

Julian Assange Begs Trump for Pardon as Nation’s Top Spy Fingers Wikileaks

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges, has made a formal request for a pardon from incoming president Donald Trump. Is this the political payoff he was hoping for? The effort comes as the the nation’s top spy, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, went public with charges that Wikileaks disseminated private Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee emails hacked by an unnamed “nation-state.” (read Russia).... Read More...

The Trump Syndrome: A Disaffected Voter Weighs In on New Post-Election Zeitgeist

If, like me, you have a twisted, acidic, contempt-filled knot in your stomach over the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States, don’t panic. It’s a normal reaction to a sexist, misogynistic megalomaniacal con man winning the highest office in the land. Call it the “Trump Syndrome.” You obviously have the foresight to recognize what we’re in for, for at least the next four years, if not much, much longer.... Read More...