Trump’s Wilsonian Presidency
Climate Change / Cuba / Muslim Travel Ban / Trade / Trump Administration

Trump’s Wilsonian Presidency

From Code 45 Trump’s Wilsonian Presidency It is hard to find comparison’s in American history for the first 147-days of the Trump Presidency.  It is, however, decidedly Wilsonian.  Woodrow Wilson, the former Princeton University President and great internationalist, you ask?  No – George Wilson, the grumpy neighbor from Dennis the Menace. Trump’s signature policies to … Continue reading

CLBR #246: Debating the American Empire With Stephen Kinzer
Cyber Law and Business Report / Foreign Policy

CLBR #246: Debating the American Empire With Stephen Kinzer

Originally posted on Cyber Law & Business Report:
 Debating the American Empire With Stephen Kinzer Last week, in his inaugural address, Donald Trump highlighted conflicting themes in discussing U.S. foreign policy. He expressed frustration with U.S. global commitments – We defended other nation’s borders while refusing to defend our own.  And spent trillions and trillions…

The Unbearable Rudeness of Bibi
Foreign Policy / Israel / Republican Party / Uncategorized

The Unbearable Rudeness of Bibi

The Unbearable Rudeness of Bibi January 24, 2015 With the front page of the paper being occupied by so-called Deflate-gate, Congress was quick to reclaim its rightful place with its own mini-tempest over House Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (“Bibi”) Netanyahu to speak before a Joint Meeting of Congress without prior notice … Continue reading

Chilean Court Finds US Government Complicit in Death of American Journalist
Foreign Policy / Human Rights

Chilean Court Finds US Government Complicit in Death of American Journalist

On September 17, 1973, Charles Horman, an American journalist and filmmaker, was seized by Chilean soldiers and taken to National Stadium in Santiago where he was tortured and shot to death. Horman had been in the resort town of Vina del Mar just before the September 11, 1973 coup that overthrew that replaced President Salvador … Continue reading

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN APRIL AND NOVEMBER FOOLS
Bush Tax Cuts / Cuba / Foreign Policy / Global Warming / Green Tech / Tax Cut Dogma

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN APRIL AND NOVEMBER FOOLS

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN APRIL AND NOVEMBER FOOLS April 1, 2012  After Pope Benedict reiterated the Vatican’s long-standing condemnation of the United States’ fifty year-old embargo of Cuba, I noticed some chatter in social media that maybe the remarks could lead to a change in U.S. policy.  After double-checking to make sure that pigs were not … Continue reading