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  • Fox News' Tucker Carlson Deflects from Trump's Pandering to Putin with a Racist Attack on Mexican-Americans July 16, 2018
    The host has frequently made disparaging comments about immigration. In a rhetorical move demonstrating the pernicious forces that led to President Donald Trump's election, Fox News' Tucker Carlson spouted an out-of-blue racist broadside against Mexican-Americans on Monday while downplaying Russia's election interference.Carlson was responding to Trump's support for Russian leader Vladimir Putin at a summit […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • Hillary Clinton Blasts Trump's Treacherous Meeting with Putin in a 4-Word Tweet July 16, 2018
    The former presidential candidate has used Twitter to troll Trump's presidency. With just a four-word tweet, Hillary Clinton made clear Monday what she thought of President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.On Sunday, she had issued a challenge to the man who defeated in the 2016 presidential race, writing in a tweet "Great World […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • Here's How Working Americans Get Scammed As Politicians Try to Run the World July 16, 2018
    It's time to rethink the American national security state. So effectively has the Beltway establishment captured the concept of national security that, for most of us, it automatically conjures up images of terrorist groups, cyber warriors, or “rogue states.”  To ward off such foes, the United States maintains a historically unprecedented constellation of military bases abroad and, […]
    Rajan Menon, TomDispatch
  • American Exceptionalism Is a Dangerous Myth July 16, 2018
    Instead of disrespecting the achievements of other countries, the U.S. needs to learn from them. Yesterday in Moscow, France’s national soccer team won the 2018 World Cup Final, defeating Croatia 4-2 and inspiring huge celebrations in the streets of Paris and other French cities. Soccer fans all over the world are singing “La Marseillaise,” eating […]
    Alex Henderson, AlterNet
  • 'Constitutionally Incapable': Trump Officials Reportedly Say 'His Brain Can't Process' the Facts of Russian Election Interference July 16, 2018
    Even the White House's attempt to spin the summit in a positive way makes the president look terrible. President Donald Trump is facing denunciations across the board after his supplicatory meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and even the spin coming from White House officials puts Trump in a terrible light.Officials speaking off the record […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • Director of National Intelligence Rebukes Trump on Russian Election Interference in Statement 'Not Cleared with the White House’ July 16, 2018
    The president is in open warfare with the U.S. intelligence community. ADirector of National Intelligence Dan Coates issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump following his press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.During the conference, Trump sided with Putin over his own intelligence agencies on the now-settled question of Russian election interference."The role of […]
    Chris Sosa, AlterNet
  • MSNBC's Anti-Trump Message Casts Him As an Agent of Change — And That Could Play Right into His Hands July 16, 2018
    This is what neoliberals don’t get about American disillusionment with the current "world order.” As President Trump sides with Vladimir Putin against the American intelligence and justice apparatus, Americans who believe the only way to redeem the soul of our nation is by a massive blue wave inundating Congress this November, need to recognize that the […]
    Bob Hennelly, Salon
  • 'Putin Is the Puppet Master': British Reporter Says the Russian President Is Making Trump 'Dance' July 16, 2018
    'It was almost hard to tell which one of them was the Russian president." Even with expectations for President Donald Trump's performance at his Monday summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin set at rock-bottom levels, Trump still produced a debacle even worse than his critics had anticipated.Trump essentially sided with the Russian president over the […]
    Cody Fenwick, AlterNet
  • 'Conscious Choice to Defend a Tyrant': John McCain Issues Furious Response to 'Disgraceful' Trump-Putin Conference July 16, 2018
    The 81-year-old Republican minced no words when he lambasted the president. Sen. John McCain of Arizona has, at times, been unafraid to break ranks with President Trump when he felt it was appropriate—McCain’s vote against overturning the Affordable Care Act of 2010 last year was a huge disappointment to Trump as well as Senate Majority […]
    Alex Henderson, AlterNet
  • These 3 Charts Explain How Russians See Trump and the US July 16, 2018
    The results aren't necessarily what may be expected by Americans. Just before the one-on-one summit between President Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump held on July 16, Russian pollster VCIOM asked the Russian public how they viewed the American president and U.S.-Russian relations. Though an authoritarian country, public opinion is still an important factor that the […]
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