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Instead of hyperventilating about Mr Trump, Europeans might want to reflect on what got them into this mess. Wolfgang Münchau of the FT
Iran is a 3rd world under-developed country run by thugs who have delusions of grandeur. Every single one of the countries under Iran's "protection" now, hate Iran. The idea that US sanctions are primarily intended to hurt the Iranian people, rather than admitting that the coming pain will be at the hands of the Bazaris and Speah, is the height of ignorance, and shows the same old delusional tendencies of refusing to admit that WE are the problem.Who is Bruce?
In some cases, intense hatred shown against Western democracies may be prompted by self-loathing, a common disease in many other societies including Russia. The only difference is that in Western societies giving expression to that self-loathing is risk-free, indeed somehow chic, while it is severely repressed in Russia. Amir Taheri
His natural tendency—and I think you saw it this week on Charlottesville—his actual default position is the position of his base, the position that got him elected. I think you’re going to see a lot of constraints on that.Steve Banon interview with the Weekly Standard
Iran was on its last legs and ready to collapse until the U.S. came along and gave it a life-line in the form of the Iran Deal: $150 billionTrump on Twitter
When Nigel said “I want my life back”, I’d assumed he meant spending sullen time with his family, not acting as the cockblock intern for the leader of the free pussy-grabbers. Marina Hyde
Power destroys most people. And thus it has happened: power has spoiled most of our outstanding leaders. They decided to take control of the fate of a great state and become dictators It was necessary at the beginning. But to continue this path today will only cause Bolshevism to collapse.Nariman Narimanov in the unfinished letter to his son weeks before his death
Reuters: Israel indicts ex-cabinet minister over alleged spying for Iran - Doing the "Natural Ally" Thing!
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