Tag Archives: Trump Administration

The Martyrdom of Julian Assange

By Chris Hedges Source: Truthdig The arrest Thursday of Julian Assange eviscerates all pretense of the rule of law and the rights of a free press. The illegalities, embraced by the Ecuadorian, British and U.S. governments, in the seizure of … Continue reading

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Send the Mad Dog to the Corporate Kennel

By Ray McGovern Source: Consortium News Outgoing Defense Secretary Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis was famous for quipping, “It’s fun to shoot some people.” It remains a supreme irony that Mattis was widely considered the only “adult in the room” in … Continue reading

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Trump proposes huge hike in military and police spending

By Patrick Martin Source: WSWS.org The Trump administration sent instructions to federal agencies Monday proposing a $54 billion increase in spending for the Pentagon, the intelligence agencies and the Department of Homeland Security, to be offset by $54 billion in … Continue reading

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