No doubt when President-elect Donald Trump first visited and saw up-front-and personal the White House 'swamp' following his stunning election victory he too reacted, as Roy Scheider did in 'Jaws'. When confronted with the task at hand the 'chief's' adroit words bear repeating. "We're going to need a bigger boat!"
His appointment on May 30th 2015, came somewhat out of the blue. Saakashvili had been an enthusiastic cheerdleader for Euromaidan, but in the aftermath of that, had actually moved to the USA, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. February of 2015 saw him called to Ukraine
Suddenly everyone around me wants to speak, to shout, and to declare. Lately, people who are surrounding me, as well as those who are far away from me are frantically watching the news, reading newspapers and browsing through countless political websites.
In 1982, fifty companies owned the media in the USA. By 2000, the number was cut in half and now, in 2016, just five corporations own 90 % of the media. PBS writes,"There are also major news organizations not owned by the "big five." The cartel now controls jackals masquerading as journalists.
There is a witch hunt going on in the United States of America. Only instead of a witch they are looking for a racist, in the human form of one, Donald J. Trump. "Oh my god, did you hear what he said to a Black worker in 1972?" "I heard a friend, who told a friend, who heard it from a neighbor that he called Black people "lazy" in 1961."
One week after Donald Trump's amazing political victory, the world seems to have breathed a sigh of relief, feeling that the drums of war heralded by a Clinton Presidency will be silenced for at least one political cycle. Let us see where we stand and what is to come...
The Washington Post has recently published an article by its Moscow correspondent about Russia's expectations of the outcome of the US presidential election. Pravda.Ru editor-in-chief Inna Novikova decided to comment on the article
At the end he has it done. And not by a narrow margin! Those 279 Great Electors make the difference, I'll say! It's the difference between being seated at the White House as President instead of as a temporary guest. And so it's Donald Trump to be the new President of the United States. Not you, Hillary. The Donald sits in the Oval Office.
Brushing away the extreme claims and rhetoric of much election analysis, there are some observations which deserve attention. These unfortunately mostly provide hard lessons and not a lot of encouragement for people who hold to principles of democracy, enlightenment, and progressivity
Although there are protests throughout America decrying the election of Donald Trump as the new, US President-elect the world should be thankful that it was not Hillary Clinton. Had she been elected, it is highly likely that the world would soon be engaged in WWIII
Once upon a time there was a very powerful nation. The most powerful nation in all the world. But, sadly, it had lost its way. It became arrogant and corrupt. It thought it could boss around the rest of the world, and if they did not comply they would simply drop bombs on them. In fifty years they dropped bombs on over thirty countries.
To say that America is divided is a mini-characterization of incredible proportions that we, as a nation, will have incredible difficulty in overcoming... and perhaps never will. First, we must cope with the surreal realization that this United States of America isn't at all represented by Kansas being a dream away from Oz
Donald Trump's historic Challenge victory over Hillary Clinton's Establishment saw another law being written in the modern geopolitical rule book in a world where globalization has marginalized millions, for whom "change" can only mean something better. Trump translates as businesslike pragmatism...