The Nuclear Option: Comey Proves Only ‘The Experts’ Dumb Enough to Believe in Steele Dossier

“Facts really do matter.” — Former FBI Director James B. Comey, April 26, 2018 President Trump is a stooge of Russia, a puppet of Vladimir Putin, we have been told from the beginning. He is a morally unhinged reprobate unworthy of the White House. You didn’t just hear this from anonymous bots in the sewer of Twitter or […]

‘Canada could well pay for this’: Experts weigh in on consequences of Trudeau appearing to mock Trump in video

A video of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appearing to mock Donald Trump was thrust into the heart of U.S. politics on Thursday. A campaign ad by former vice-president Joe Biden, running to be the Democratic nominee against Trump in 2020, said the video was evidence that world leaders were derisive of the U.S. president. “The […]

Nancy Pelosi on impeachment: Trump ‘leaves us no choice but to act’ – live | US news

3.10pm GMT15:10 After delivering her statement on the impeachment inquiry, Nancy Pelosi reportedly offered a similar message to her Democratic caucus in a closed-door meeting. But the House speaker did not offer the members any further clarity on which articles of impeachment they would be debating or when the matter might come up for a […]

To the Brink of Democracy and an Unholy Alliance with the US

With the installation of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the second of the (self-declared) oldest democracies of the world, has, alongside political developments in the United States, reached a tipping point. The political system(s), and most importantly the traditional principle of the division of powers, of both will have to demonstrate […]

Did Donald Trump just take the trade war to a whole new level?

President Donald Trump is reinstating tariffs on steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil, nations he criticized for cheapening their currencies to the detriment of U.S. farmers, and again called on the Federal Reserve to loosen monetary policy. Linking his trade agenda with his Fed criticism in an early morning tweet, he said the two […]