Hello, John Bolton? This Is History Calling

Is former National Security Adviser John Bolton going to sell it, or give it away? (It, of course, being his birds-eye view of the president putting his own interest, in getting an advantage in the 2020 election, over the interests of his country.) Will he or wont he? is the drama that remains after the pause, if not the end, of House Intelligence Committee hearings into impeachment. In a series of volleys after he wrested control of his Twitter account back from the White House, Bolton President Recep Trayyip Erdogan to turn against our Kurdish allies because of his business interests in Turkey, as Trump trumpeted a fakecease fire and a Russian flag was being raised over an abandoned base …

Venezuela: When a Coup Is Not a Coup, What the Hell Do You Do?

John Bolton is right. Whatever it was that self-declared Venezuelan President Juan Guaid announced on Tuesday morning in Caracas, it was not a coup. But it there werent enough. To keep up the pressure on Maduro and his military and security forces, From now on every day we are going to have protests, he declared, until we reach our objective. He called for nationwide strikes. Meanwhile a woman was killed and some 40 people were injured in clashes. Such competing marches, sooner or later, lead to carnage, as Venezuelans know after years protesting massively and clashing violently with Maduros brutal security forces. Video Tuesday of reported in the past. And President Trump keeps saying thats still a possibility. But declarations …