Controversy swirls around Trump’s declaration that US troops will leave Syria, where they have been sitting as a buffer between Turkish troops and Kurdish irregulars. [stderr]
Lost in all of the noise about Trump’s impeachment, is a bit of fact-nugget about how the US is diligently trying to make the world a worse place.
It looks to me like the Trump administration thinks it’s going to announce a big peace deal and exit with honor from Afghanistan, just in time for the 2020 election campaign.
This posting has been kicking around in the back of my mind for over a year, and (for reasons that will become clear) it has been difficult to pull together.
This story was offered up to me by youtube’s algorithm, because I had been searching for videos about Project Ares.
When I worked at Digital, my boss, Fred A., and I attended a special briefing about new technology that was coming out.
We should be very, very careful about believing anything we are told regarding aircraft being shot down, and where they are shot down.
I’m going to engage in some mild “whatabout”ism regarding our (my?) reaction to the fire in Paris.
It must be great times for the pentagon: a blockhead in the white house who’ll spend any amount on “defensive” weaponry, and law-makers from both parties that will sign any check so long as it’s for wars. Shopaholic heaven!