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[29 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

Should we be surprised that Donald Trump, who once strongly opposed the war in Afghanistan but also declared himself the most “militaristic” presidential candidate, has decided to put more money and cannon fodder into America’s longest war?

 That nearly-16-year war no one really believes is winnable?
 A  war where no one even knows what “winning” looks like?
  A perpetual war where as much money is absorbed by the corrupt Afghan government as is spent for the fighting itself?
  Ironically, of all of Trump’s advisors on international affairs, the only …

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[23 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

While the Sunday morning talk shows discuss the number of Civil War monuments that can dance on the head of a pin…and a rare Eclipse grabs focus…investors might be shocked at how the economy has accelerated.
Although we still have more than a month left in the third quarter, and many more pieces of data to come, as of August 16th the Atlanta Fed’s “GDP Now” model, which tracks and estimates real GDP growth, says the economy is expanding at a 3.8% annual rate in Q3. If correct, that would be the fastest pace for any …

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[22 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

It’s an established, transparent pattern by now. When Trump is having a bad week or seriously under fire, he has a near-genius for changing the subject by week’s end. Sometimes it’s an outrageous tweet to distract attention–sometime an overt action, such as this past Friday’s firing of “Darth” Bannon.
Most White House observers knew Bannon’s days were numbered. He actually submitted his resignation on August 7, but Trump held it for use at an appropriate time–such as following his week-long  berating from Democrats and Republicans alike for his tacit support of …

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[22 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

The Washington Free Beacon

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[22 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

Old Oil Wells Are The Next Big Producers https://t.co/TMZeXc50a4 pic.twitter.com/3FGS0SrHBH— The Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) August 22, 2017

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[22 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

Camping World Tells Trump Supporters to Shop Elsewhere — NASCAR Legend Mark Martin Cancels His $150K Order https://t.co/iBJDreha6c— Jim Hoft (@gatewaypundit) August 22, 2017

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[21 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

The Chicago Tribune reports:More people were shot in Chicago over the weekend than on any other this year, except for the Fourth of July weekend that stretched four days, according to police and data kept by the Chicago Tribune.At least 63 people were …