When President Trump Tweeted last week that “it is time for us to get out of these ridiculous endless wars,” adding that the US would be withdrawing from Syria, Washington went into a panic. Suddenly Republicans, Democrats, the media, the think tanks, and the war industry all discovered and quickly became experts on “the Kurds,” who we were told were an “ally” being sent to their slaughter by an ignorant President Trump.
The news surrounding the whistleblowers’ complaints about President Donald Trump’s request that Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden for corruption has gotten even more laughable. The CIA employee who lodged a whistleblower complaint has a “professional relationship with one of the 2020 candidates,” according to the Washington Examiner’s Byron York.
A historian has warned that America today looks like it did in the days before the Civil War. Heather Cox Richardson, a history professor at Boston College who is a supposed expert in 19th century America, laid out on Twitter what she described as the “eerily similar” parallels after President Donald Trump’s controversial civil war tweets.
You can tell that the establishment is getting nervous when in just the last month we see a grand effort to “re-invent” conservatism launched by the same kinds of ideologues who destroyed conservatism, and we see a new venture promising to promote a new foreign policy that turns away from “endless war and toward vigorous diplomacy in the pursuit of international peace” that just happens to be co-funded by an individual among those most responsible for pushing endless war and color revolutions overseas.
After two years, millions of dollars, and 200 interviews, the Senate Intelligence Committee has uncovered no direct evidence of a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to both Democrats and Republicans on the committee. The investigation into the 2016 election appears to have been nothing more than a frivolous witch hunt.