Category: geopolitics

Trump scratches London trip: Obama takes the rap

  “LONDON — President Donald Trump has canceled a trip to London to open the new U.S. Embassy, blaming the Obama administration for selling the old building in the city for ‘peanuts.'”  []   So Trump won’t be going to London; Obama he’s blaming (again) For the embassy Bush had us fundin’, Which of course... Read more »

Trump explains Far East policy: "Xi loves me, yeah, yeah!"

  I talked with Xi at Mar a Lago; He could help with rogue North Korea. He often manipulates currency? Where on Earth did you get the idea?  

Alternate facts and unpredictability should not be served as policy

  What Trump says and does should be read like a fable. To tell us the truth is not something he’s able. If he’s sends off a missile With a warhead that’s fissile, It will come with dessert after clearing the table.  

The Wall along the Rio Grande, or Zinke's Folly

“‘The Rio Grande, what side of the river are you going to put the wall?'” he[Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke] said. “‘We’re not going to put it on our side and cede the river to Mexico. And we’re probably not going to put it in the middle of the river.'”    []   The wall in... Read more »

Trump's credibility not worth a penny or a Euro cent

  Of our President allies are wary; His decisions to them odd and scary. They are fit to be tied That he’s so often lied And is so uninformed and contrary.       ‘

Did Trump display a new kind of Stockholm Syndrome?

  Trump has offended our allies, the Swedes; By alleging that there were bad terrorist deeds. He saw it on Fox, On his idiot box, Which is like a defendant who ignorance pleads.

Trump evokes the ghost of Black Jack Pershing

  © Getty Images “The White House on Thursday confirmed that President Trump told Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto he might send the U.S. military across the border to deal with drug cartels and illegal immigration if Mexican authorities do not.”  []   Invasion of Mexico? Only a jest? A sprinkling of humor, a fillip,... Read more »

Mr. President, it's time you fess up to your Russian connections

  “Donald Trump has dismissed allegations that he’s in some way connected to Russian attempts to influence the presidential election as nothing but a “political witch hunt.”But a number of reports in the past couple of weeks have revealed that according to unnamed sources, investigators from six different US intelligence and law enforcement agencies have... Read more »

Come on Trump. What's Putin got on you?

  Trump still won’t admit Putin’s hacking. His trust in the CIA’s lacking. Or does Russia possess What would cause him distress And explain why he does Putin’s flacking?

The Chinese don't like Trump's Red lines

“Xinhua, the state news agency, has more or less asked Mr. Trump to shut up. ‘An obsession with ‘Twitter foreign policy’ is undesirable,’ read the headline of a Xinhua commentary on Tuesday about Mr. Trump’s posts. ‘Everyone recognizes the common sense that foreign policy isn’t child’s play, and even less is it like doing business... Read more »