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Mark Collins – Poor Lame POTUS: 97-1 Suing Saudi Bill Veto Over-Ride in Senate

29 Sep

How bad does it get? This bad. More POTUS. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds

Source: Mark Collins – Poor Lame POTUS: 97-1 Suing Saudi Bill Veto Over-Ride in Senate

Mark Collins – NJ/NY Bombings: How a Young Afghan-American Turned to Jihad

26 Sep

Ahmad Rahami’s sad story of a terrible inability to reconcile a clash of cultures–excellent in-depth reporting at the NY Times: Journey From Class Clown to Suspect in Chelsea Bombing If…

Source: Mark Collins – NJ/NY Bombings: How a Young Afghan-American Turned to Jihad

Mark Collins – “Der Untergang des Abendlandes”, US Education Section

26 Sep

I suspect matters are not much better, if at all, in the Canada that is supposedly back–a tweet: AKA The Decline of the West. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canad…

Source: Mark Collins – “Der Untergang des Abendlandes”, US Education Section

Mark Collins – The United States of (bad joke) America

15 Sep

Colin Powell: Leaked emails from former Secretary of State Colin Powell [the best president the US never had? ah, the good old days] show him strongly criticizing Donald Trump, labeling him a ̶…

Source: Mark Collins – The United States of (bad joke) America

Mark Collins – Who’s Doing What in Anti-ISIS Coalition?

31 Aug

Compare our effort with others’, listing starts at p. 10 PDF at link below–at Foreign Policy’s “Situation Report”: … Crib sheet. Here’s a very handy little repor…

Source: Mark Collins – Who’s Doing What in Anti-ISIS Coalition?

Mark Collins – The Donald, “Extreme Vetting” and…Horses (asses that is)

16 Aug

Perhaps the Republican presidential candidate envisages enhanced interrogations being conducted within American embassies and consular offices. As for vetting and horses see the origin of the backg…

Source: Mark Collins – The Donald, “Extreme Vetting” and…Horses (asses that is)

Mark Collins – CETA/TPP: Big Canadian Trade Deals Dead

4 Aug

A pretty grim picture in a piece at the Globe and Mail’s business section (that really should be in the main news section): With CETA and TPP in trouble, what’s Canada’s Plan B on trade? Jean…

Source: Mark Collins – CETA/TPP: Big Canadian Trade Deals Dead

Mark Collins – The US, or, “Banana Republic Time”

28 Jul

Terry Glavin holds many feet to the fire, especially certain “progressives”–excerpts: America on the brink? It’s worse than you think Terry Glavin If you’ve recently come to concl…

Source: Mark Collins – The US, or, “Banana Republic Time”

Mark Collins – US Election Cyber Security Mess: Democrats, the Bear, the Donald, Whatever

25 Jul

Further to this May post, “US intelligence: Foreign hackers spying on campaigns” the bits are really hitting the fan–at Foreign Policy’s “Situation Report”: Is Moscow …

Source: Mark Collins – US Election Cyber Security Mess: Democrats, the Bear, the Donald, Whatever

Mark Collins – UK, US: Bonkersorama?

14 Jul

Not your father’s leading countries of the “free world”, eh? 1) United Kingdom: 2) United States: Where it will all end knows only Beelzebub. Very relevant: The Donald and Indiana…

Source: Mark Collins – UK, US: Bonkersorama?