“Sadly, it looks like Mexico’s Police and Military are unable to stop the Caravan heading to the Southern Border of the United States. Criminals and unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in. I have alerted Border Patrol and Military that this is a National Emergy. Must change laws!”-@realdonaldtrump #tweet
La Cina valuta "sbagliato da parte degli Stati Uniti uscire unilateralmente dallo storico trattato della Guerra Fredda che ha eliminato i missili nucleari dall' Europa": è il giudizio della portavoce del ministero degli Esteri, Hua Chunying, all'indomani dell'annuncio del presidente Donald Trump sull'Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (Inf), negoziato nel 1987 dal presidente Ronald Reagan e dal leader sovietico Michail Gorbaciov. Dall'altra parte Mosca avverte che i piani degli Stati Uniti di abbandonare il trattato renderà il mondo "più pericoloso". [ 78 more words ]
#cina #trattato #guerafredda #trump #lanotizianet
#Republicans and #Republican policies have harmed the educational, medical and social safety net more than any other obstacle that they face.
#Trump thrilled members of the so-called “alt right” and “white nationalist” #mob with his tweeting a far-right trope about the victimization of white farmers in South Africa. The false narrative was set up expertly for him by Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson, who must have been promised something really good during his visit to the Crossroads—like a primetime show on a cable news channel.
With Rupert Murdoch’s media empire (which owns Fox News) and the Koch brothers’ donor network of private capitalists bought into the Trumpian project, you have another element of fascism: the promise of protection for capitalist elites, which in this administration is displayed in the massive deregulation project the White House has undertaken. But fascist economics being more politically pragmatic than economically sound, they also display the prerogatives of the leader in ways that are politically potent but often economically illogical, as in the Trump tariff wars. Still the cultural messages sent by those tariffs resonate in ways that portend ongoing political support from the hoi polloi.
Given Trump’s virtual illiteracy, vulgarity, self-contradiction and naked id, it is tempting to believe that he is stupid, that he doesn’t know what he is doing. That’s a mistake. In the aggregate, he’s pretty savvy when it comes to accruing power. Just look at the way the Republican Party bows down to him. Look at the disgrace of the Republican Congress, willing to, in the most obvious ways, shield the president from any form of scrutiny. (What, one wonders, do they figure to tell their grandchildren when the world is left a smoldering pile?)