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Encore of Revival: America, June 24, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5jx4gCKjTQ

Our president called off an invasion that could have been what the Bay of Pigs was to JFK. We were on the brink of nuclear war with Russia 58 years ago, and we didn't even know it! What is the value of a human life compared to a drone? Isn't the purpose of drones to spare human life? Some would use the loss of a drone as an excuse to end human life, but not our president.

Strategy and navigation that win always elude the untrained mind. What seems to most people like the way to win is precisely how to lose. What seems idiotic to most people is the only way to win. Trump's ongoing fight against establishments in both Asia and Washington prove who is on which side of the "which way is wise" debate. One of those important, counter-intuitive strategies is mercy.

"To err is human; to forgive, divine," wise words, courtesy Alexander Pope. There are many traps in politics. It is an indication of scruples and wisdom to know how to navigate through them. Refusing to murder in vengeance of a downed drone is no sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. Trump did far worse to Iran than any could imagine: He showed mercy.

That was just the beginning.

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Encore of Revival: America, August 1, 2016

Russia steps it up with subs, naval cooperation with China, and—hurting Hillary’s election chances? Jeff Bezos is now advising the Pentagon.  And, NATO “has no chance”. What’s happening in America?—the clefting of revival.

The DNC convention saw a former president while the RNC convention saw none. Similarly to Obama, Trump campaigned against the Bush dynasty, which apparently is not the Republican party. A lot of things don’t seem to be the Republican party.

Clinton’s polls continue to slide. Trump sabotaged the DNC convention with his own press conference. Things are changing one way or another. The next president will likely serve two terms and will be the last president from the DNC or the RNC, ever.

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November 25, 2015

Chicago police-teen shooting Laquan McDonald from 2014, protests (ABC)

NATO, Turkey airspace, downed Russian jet… mess. (WP)

The southern border rout for refugees, Nepal, Syria, Somalia, Pakistan, the scoop… (Guardian)

Obamnesty case conflicts with normal SCOTUS schedule, WH wants exception (Bloomberg)

More “clie-mate” scandal, NOAA, govt. scientists, ongoing (WP)

Shootings & numbers, Quartz tries spin, but proves Trump’s point: Here are four charts on race and murder in America to tweet back at Donald Trump (QZ)

…Trump will go up in polls again, thanks to Quartz  · · · →

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