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* Bernie Sanders is attracting more defense-related campaign contributions than all of his rivals, including Donald Trump.
* Sanders’ margin is frequently large — puling in multiples of what others have received, including Donald Trump.
* On multiple specific measures, Trump is performing poorly in attracting defense-related contributions compared to several Democrats.
Big Picture. Hillary Clinton AND Mike Bloomberg running for the Democratic nomination? Could it get any better? Yes, it does — Joe Biden and Kamela Harris! Meanwhile, Nancy Pelosi leads House down the rabbit hole, assuring the defeat of the Democrats in the swing states.
So say the Better Angels of the partisan divide.
The name was borrowed from the final line of Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address in 1861, given on the eve of the Civil War as a plea for unity when seven Southern states had already seceded: “The mystic chords of memory … will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.”
That assumption—that everyone has the potential to act in a more civil manner—is what drives the group and its outreach to everyone from die-hard Trump supporters to left-wing progressive activists.
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Psychological operations in the form of journalism were perceived as necessary to influence and direct mass opinion, as well as elite perspectives. “[T]he President of the United States, the Secretary of State, Congressmen and even the Director of the CIA himself will read, believe, and be impressed by a report from Cy Sulzberger, Arnaud de Borchgrave, or Stewart Alsop when they don’t even bother to read a CIA report on the same subject,” noted CIA agent Miles Copeland. Cited in Pease, “The Media and the Assassination,” 301.
Patterns connecting the dots between hemispheres, epicycles and quavers
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First the official story:
And now the Sorcha Faal narrative with many links:
Responsible Statecraft recently spoke with Beinart and asked him about his journey from a self-proclaimed “liberal hawk” to a strong opponent of American militarism, perhaps as a way to provide a model for DC foreign policy establishment-types interested in making some changes of their own.
with Craig S. Fleisher
Most organizations today are not structured or organized properly to make good decisions that will help them outperform their competition in the marketplace.12
It is commonplace for this book’s authors to hear from decisions makers who lament in retrospect: “If only I’d known that, I’d never have made that decision or taken that action.” Such comments reflect an absence of intelligence supporting the decision maker and the lack of greater insight behind their decisions and subsequent actions.