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Why No one trusts the US ( From the National Security Archives)

NATO Expansion: What Yeltsin Heard Russian president led to believe Partnership for Peace was alternative to expanded NATO Documents show early Russian opposition to “neo-containment;” more U.S. assurances to Russia: “inclusion not exclusion” in new European security structures National Security … Continue reading

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Your next SUV

If you need a full sized SUV in the ‘entry level luxury’ class, it will likely be a GAC GS8, marketed in China under the ‘Trumpchi’ brand – (that name will be changed when it is introduced here in late … Continue reading

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I apologize that I didn’t realize some of you couldn’t respond or comment on the blog. I have now upgraded all subscribers to participant level.  If you would prefer to be a contributor, speak out.  I welcome, and will appreciate, … Continue reading

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The F-35

Ask an F-35 pilot about it.  He (or she) will tell you that it will be the greatest thing flying when it is finished.  The problem is that it was conceived in the mid 1980s and it will never be … Continue reading

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Sometimes I think the clouds part for a few seconds and I can see the ballet.

I won’t list those times because I already have. I prefer to write about the future which, I know as well as anyone else, cannot be predicted. So here goes. The US is going to go bankrupt with fiat currency … Continue reading

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March 1, 2018: The US jumped the shark.

President Trump’s really bad idea of increasing import tariffs in a bid to limit China’s exports here is not a solution to China Rising.  The solution would have been to stop greedy US corporations from offshoring everything to China, Vietnam, … Continue reading

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Idiots rule the world.

Who owns the lands and seas? It’s not who you think.  Ownership of anything goes to whoever can take it and hold it.  It’s been that way since day one. International borders don’t mean anything at all if they can’t … Continue reading

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Quantum Enigma.

Subatomic particles probably aren’t particles at all.  They are more likely energy fields which don’t coalesce into discrete particles until they are disturbed.   And so, electron clouds are actually variable energy fields,  not actual particles orbiting a nucleus: that … Continue reading

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For some reason all groups which form for almost any reason are considered to be hate groups or terrorists.

https://www.splcenter.org/hate-map

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On the Turkish incursion into Syria

Erdogan’s push into Syria has Ottoman empire coloration, but it is probably just as much an effort to develop a patriotic following for his personal brand rather than for the protection of the state of Turkey after the Stalinist-type purge … Continue reading

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