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  1. Last Friday, I predicted that Washington politicians would strike a last-minute deal to prevent a “shutdown” of the federal government. They failed to reach a deal and the federal government is now “shut down.”

    Okay, my prediction failed to materialize. But that’s not going to stop me from doing more predicting!

    Here’s my new prediction: They are going to strike a deal real fast in order to prevent the “shutdown” from going on too long.

    The reason is the same Continue Reading

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  2. Despite all the tension, handwringing, and sleepless nights within official Washington and the mainstream press over the looming possibility that the federal government might be shut down, everyone can rest easy. The Democrats and the Republicans, including President Trump, are going to reach a deal that prevents the government from shutting down.

    How do I know this? Because every one of these people know that if they “shut down” the federal government, nothing would happen. Or maybe I should say Continue Reading

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  3. For those acolytes of Donald Trump who are still holding out hope that he is going to make America great again, give it up. It’s not going to happen. It was a pipedream from the get-go.

    The reason is very simple: A nation cannot ever be great when its government is all-powerful. The bigger and more powerful the government, the weaker the nation.

    Trump doesn’t get that. Neither do most people, especially liberals and conservatives. The only ones who get Continue Reading

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  4. The federal government’s arrest of former CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee for allegedly spying for China confirms, once again, that for the U.S. national-security branch of the federal government, the Cold War never ended. Yesterday, the New York Times reported that Lee is suspected of having revealed the existence to Chinese authorities of Chinese citizens who were serving as spies for the U.S. national-security establishment. Those Chinese citizens, not surprisingly, were subsequently executed by Chinese officials for serving Continue Reading

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  5. I’ve got a movie recommendation for you: Watch Wormwood, a fantastic Netflix original. Set aside time for binge watching because once you start, you will want to continue watching to the end.

    Combining a documentary format with depictions of events with actors, the series focuses on the CIA’s execution of Frank Olson, an American citizen who worked for the U.S. national-security establishment. More accurately, the series revolves around his son, who has spent his life ascertaining the truth about Continue Reading

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