Category: geopolitics

Trumpolini: A Rule by Fiat?

  Trump reminds many of this dictator, A notorious human rights hater. Mussolini, by name. They may not be the same. But Trump seems like a good  simulator.      

Trump and Putin: One mirrors the other

  Making a deal Trump’s said  is an art. Could this be why he thinks that Putin is smart? The fact that he’s gushin’ All over this Russian Is making it harder to tell them apart.      

Why Trump continues to deny that Russia hackers put him in office

  Trump doesn’t agree with intelligence geeks That the Russians left fingerprints on Clinton leaks. The picture they paint His election would taint And we all would hear Putin whenever Trump speaks.
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Why are the Republicans blase about Putin's interference in the presidential election?

      There’s clear evidence Putin ordered a hack; But where is the outrage Republicans lack? The GOP apathy has no other reason Except playing politics.  I call that treason.  

Trump's Department heads foreshadow his policies

  In his cabinet Trump has these crony recruits: Generals, billionaires, Goldman Sachs suits. It appears on our soil He’ll be drilling for oil And on other grounds putting our boots.

The Russians are hacking, the Russians are hacking, the Russians are hacking

  Almonds and pine nuts and roasting chestnuts; We lump them together and call nut. And now we can thank seedy geeks in Moscow That our next president is a walnut.    
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A tagline for the Trump administration

For Clinton I voted for which I am proud. And I firmly believe she did win too. In no time at all  we’ll be crying out loud, “Here’s another fine mess he’s got into!”  

Jared Kushner, Middle-East Peacemaker? Don't hold your breath.

  So Jared will meet with Israelis and foes And all will be peaches and cream, I suppose. Just like his wife’s dad, He’s as sharp as a brad And knows how to count on his fingers and toes.

The weight of the presidency will now be on Trump

  Now Trump will be put to the test. Though I’m not sure how well he has known it. His decisions will be second-guessed And each policy failure he’ll own it.
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Will Aleppo be Libertarian Gary Johnson's Waterloo?

  ‘”What is Aleppo?” Mr. Johnson said when asked on MSNBC how, as president, he would address the refugee crisis in the war-torn Syrian city.”  [n7ytimes.com]   Since Gary Johnson should have known The city of Aleppo, His ship has sailed, his plane has flown, His train has left the depot.