Tag: Vladimir Putin

Sessions and the September 8th Meeting

Now that we know that Jeff Sessions met with the Russian ambassador in his private Senate office on Thursday, September 8th, 2016, we need to try to put that time period in some context so we can assess the plausibility…

We Choose Whether Trump is Legitimate

Given what I wrote in my last piece about the country being in cardiac arrest, Byron York’s effort to parse the meaning of “legitimate president” seems like so much whistling past the graveyard. It’s a game of gotcha where the…

Our Country Is Currently in Cardiac Arrest

If Donald Trump has the goal of destroying American power, breaking up the European Union, dismantling NATO, lifting Russian sanctions, and helping to elect a bunch of Russian-aligned far right fascist parties in Western Europe, at least he’s willing to…

Trump’s Shows His Racism in So Many Ways

In an article today in the New York Times, Helene Cooper discusses a group of questions the Trump transition team delivered to the State Department regarding U.S. policy towards Africa. The questions have aroused concern, but perhaps the tone of…