STEPHEN LENDMAN: “Trump and Erdogan Regimes: Partners Against Syrian Sovereignty”

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Trump and wannabe sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan are warlords hostile to peace, stability, and the rule of law.

Neither can be trusted, both figures mortal enemies of what just societies hold dear.

On Saturday, a statement by Russia’s Foreign Ministry defied reality in Syria, saying:

Moscow and Ankara “confirmed their determination to ease tensions ‘on the ground’ in the process of continuing (to fight) terrorists, designated as such by the UN Security Council, as well as to defend the civilian population both within and outside the (Idlib) deescalation zone and provide urgent humanitarian assistance to all who need it.”

Using jihadists as proxy troops, Turkish aggression in Syria continues.

AMN News reported that a “large Turkish convoy entered Syria(’s) (Idlib province) on Saturday” — including troops, tanks, armored vehicles, and other military equipment.

On the same day, Russian warplanes launched heavy strikes on US/Turkish supported jihadists that are combatting Syrian…

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UNQUOTABLE QUOTES ~ Donald Trump: “Politics Is Boring”

‘TRUMPERS WERE TRUMPED’ ~ Caitlin Johnstone on “America’s Two-Handed Sock Puppet Show”

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“There are two kinds of Trump supporters: there’s the straight-ticket Republicans who’d support an animatronic Chuck E Cheese robot as long as it had an (R) next to its name, and then there’s the so-called ‘populists’ who say everything Trump does is secretly a brilliant strategic maneuver against the Deep State. These bizarre mental gymnastics are possible because these Trump supporters aren’t interfacing with reality in any way. They’re engaged in a weird Live Action Role-Playing (LARP) game where they pretend to be knowledgeable patriots cheering for a Ron Paul-like champion of peace and anti-authoritarianism, while in real life they’re acting exactly like garden variety Republicans cheering for a standard Republican president who’s been advancing longstanding agendas of neoconservatives and the CIA. Trump’s term is almost over. It’s time to admit you were wrong, guys. You’ve been had. You were duped by narrative and empty words into supporting a garden…

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TUCKER CARLSON: “Trump Acquitted In Impeachment Trial — The Result That Was Coming From The Start And What A Farce And Irrelevant Diversion It Has Been”

THE NARCISSISTIC CHILD ~ Tom Leonard on “Think the President’s a Bully Now? You Shoulda Seen Him as a Boy!”

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A pint-sized bully who loved to pull girls’ hair and once lobbed rocks at a toddler in his playpen. A loud-mouthed classroom know-all who could never admit he was wrong and boasted of giving the music teacher a black eye. And a sporting show-off who yearned to hear the crowd’s applause…  but who would smash his baseball bat in fury if he didn’t win.

Arrogant, over-bearing, thin-skinned, determined, and not exactly great with the ladies — does this portrait of a child growing up in Fifties surburban New York sound like a certain grown-up (well, sort of grown-up) currently strutting the world stage?

It was Aristotle who said ‘Give me the child until he’s seven and I will show you the man’, and Donald Trump, now 70, would certainly agree. The 45th U.S. President insists he’s much the same character now as he was when he was in junior school.

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