On Friday, the Trump neocons and the Treasury Department and its Goldman Sachs alumnus boss imposed sanctions against 35 ships and two companies involved in the legal transport of oil from Venezuela to Cuba. Continue reading “Trump Neocons Target Cuba”
Even though we now know there is zero evidence Donald Trump colluded with the Russians, neocon talking heads are still babbling about the discredited conspiracy theory and working it into facile monologues. Continue reading “Neolibs and Neocons Declare All Options On the Table in Venezuela”
National security adviser John Bolton told CNN Trump has dusted off the “Monroe Doctrine” and it will be used to force Maduro out office. Continue reading “John Bolton: We Own the Western Hemisphere”
It is true Venezuela’s economic problems are in large part due to that country’s socialist command economy, but this overlooks the role played by the United States, the United Nations, and the European Union. Continue reading “John Bolton’s Plan to Starve Millions of Venezuelans into Submission”
Have you checked the price of gas lately?
I filled up today. Unleaded had gone from $2.65 to $2.75 overnight. It will go even higher as Trump’s sanctions imposed on Iran go into effect and markets are restricted.
Prior to George W. Bush illegally rolling into Iraq based on a passel of lies, Bill Clinton oversaw Papa Bush’s medieval sanctions on the country. The sanctions were not intended to stop Saddam Hussein from building WMDs as we were told by The New York Times and The Washington Post.