The obscure federal intelligence bureau that got Vietnam, Iraq, and Ukraine right
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by zztop
18h ago
I didn't know the Bureau of Intelligence and Research existed until this article Why the State Department's intelligence agency may be the best in DC INR is “almost always right.” How come nobody has heard of it? www.vox.com ..read more
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Today's Political News Compilation - Friday, June 21, 2024
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by Andrus
2d ago
Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: FILE - Steve Bannon appears in court in New York, Jan. 12, 2023. Trump ally Steve Bannon has asked the Supreme Court to delay his prison sentence while he fights his convictions for defying a subpoena from the House committee that investigated the attack on U.S. Capitol. The request from Republican former President Donald Trump’s longtime ally comes after a federal appeals court... Read more ..read more
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First presidential debate
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by Optimus Prime
2d ago
Since we usually have a separate thread for these ================= NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden begins an intense period of private preparations Friday at Camp David for what may be the most consequential presidential debate in decades. The 81-year-old Democrat’s team is aware that he cannot afford an underwhelming performance when he faces Republican rival Donald Trump for 90 minutes on live television Thursday night. Biden’s team is expecting aggressive attacks on his physical and mental strength, his record on the economy and... Read more ..read more
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Today's Political News Compilation - Thursday, June 20, 2024
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by Andrus
3d ago
Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, in Columbia, S.C. Kennedy was soliciting signatures in support of getting his name on the ballot for the 2024 general election. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard) Robert F. Kennedy Jr. fails to qualify for CNN’s debate. It’ll...​ Read more ..read more
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Supreme Court, bit of a surprise
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by Sendai
3d ago
I was surprised that the Supreme Court upheld the 9th Circuits decision on Moore v US. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/supreme-court-tax-decision-moore-v-us/ Actually, rather nicely done. Basically treating the ownership share of a foreign business as if it were an S Corp ..read more
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Today's Political News Compilation - Wednesday, June 19, 2024
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by Andrus
3d ago
Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: AP Photo A US aircraft carrier and its crew have fought Houthi attacks for months. How long can it last?​ABOARD THE USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER IN THE RED SEA (AP) — The combat markings emblazoned on the F/A-18 fighter jet tell the story: 15 missiles and six drones, painted in black just below the cockpit... Read more ..read more
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Today's Political News Compilation - Tuesday, June 18, 2024
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by Andrus
4d ago
Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: AP Photo Republicans block bill to outlaw bump stocks for rifles after Supreme Court lifts Trump-era ban​WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans blocked bipartisan legislation Tuesday that would have outlawed bump stocks after the Supreme Court struck down a ban on the rapid-fire gun accessory used in the... Read more ..read more
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Political News Compilation - Weekend Updates - June 15 & 16, 2024
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by Andrus
1w ago
Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: AP Photo Trump blasts immigrants for taking jobs as he courts voters at a Black church, MAGA event in Detroit​DETROIT (AP) — Donald Trump blamed immigrants for stealing jobs and government resources as he courted separate groups of Black voters and hardcore conservatives in battleground Michigan on Saturday... Read more ..read more
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We Need to Talk About Project 2025 & Their Manifesto "Mandate for Leadership: The Conservative Promise"
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by LA - L.A.
1w ago
I think Project 2025 needs it's own thread to make as many people as possible aware of it, how the people behind it are dead serious about making it happen, and how devastating it will be if we allow them to make it happen. These are the various pages on their website which should show they mean business. They're not just wishing or theorizing, they're planning and implementing. Their home page (the bolding is there's, not mine): Project 2025 | Presidential Transition Project Presidential Transition Project The 2025 Presidential Transition Project paves the way for an effective conservativ ..read more
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Today's Political News Compilation - Friday, June 14, 2024
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by Andrus
1w ago
Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: FILE - Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump arrives to speak with reporters at the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Thursday, June 13, 2024, in Washington. After the 2020 election, many Republican senators distanced themselves from Donald Trump. Many were certain his political future was over. But it wasn’t. The former president is now the party’s... Read more ..read more
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