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Senate Democrats Signal Inauguration Day Confirmation of Mattis for Pentagon and Kelly for Homeland Security

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ASNAmerican System Network|Thursday, January 19, 2017

Momentum Builds for Saturday Women’s March; Mortgage Banker Mnuchin, Tapped for Treasury, Defends His Foreclosure Policies; U.S. to Attend Astana Conference on Syria January 23; Perils of Populism: The 1971 Nixon-Connally Demolition of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Bretton Woods System, Packaged as a U.S. Defense Against Foreign Profiteers, Still Plagues World Economy Today; Bretton Woods Was Crowning International Achievement of New Deal; Nixon’s Folly Cut World Growth Rate from A Robust 5% to A Stagnant 2.5%, Introduced Currency Risk and Demand for Derivatives via Floating Rate Chaos, Leading to Creation of Euro

Betsy Devos Offers Nothing to 85% of U.S. Kids Who Are in Public Schools

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ASNAmerican System Network|Wednesday, January 18, 2017

In Strange Double Standard, Republicans Condemn Obama’s Humanitarian Clemency for Manning, but Continue to Adulate WikiLeaks and Assange; Davos Globaloney Ideologues Can’t Grasp That the Only Alternative to Reactionary Cultural Populism Is Progressive Economic Populism Based on Mass Traction Economic Demands; In Last Press Conference, Obama Pledges to Act as Watchdog for Voting Rights, Dissent, Press Freedom, and the Dreamers; Recalling the Last Cultural Populist U.S. President, Richard M. Nixon, Who Incited the Silent Majority Against the Effete Snobs

Obama Refused to Force Wall Street and the Federal Reserve to Pay for the 2008 World Derivatives Panic and Depression They Created

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ASNAmerican System Network|Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Administration Never Developed an Effective Strategy for Countering Tea Party Fanatics and GOP Threats of Default and Government Shutdown; Obama Capitulated to Austerity Mentality with Ideas Like Chained CPI to Chisel Entitlements; Sequestration Caps Left Over from August 2011 “Satan Sandwich” Still Strangling Domestic Programs and U.S. Military; Iran Nuclear Accord and Opening to Cuba Are Real Achievements; Russian Government Should Stay Out of U.S. Politics

Obama in Review: President Gets Much Credit for Not Starting New Wars in Second Term After 2011 Libyan Debacle; He Never Promised to Bomb Syria If Chemical Weapons Red Line Were Crossed

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ASNAmerican System Network|Monday, January 16, 2017

Slow Recovery from World Derivatives Panic of 2008 Looks Good Compared to Great Fear in Months After Collapse of Lehman Brothers; 2009 Stimulus Flawed but Helped Steer Clear of the Abyss; Obama’s Tragic Mirage of Bipartisan Cooperation with Republicans Was Supposed to Appeal to Fussy “Independents,” but Has Led to Crippling Unilateral Concessions to the GOP; Affordable Care Act Needed a Strong Public Option in the Form of Medicare for All; Obamacare Now at the Mercy of Private Insurance Companies; Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Who Died Seeking to Unite Civil Rights, Anti-War, and Labor Movements into a Force Capable of Contending for Power

House Follows Senate in Starting Demolition of Obamacare; Vote Is 227-198, but Nine Republican Congressmen Balk

GOP Governors Fear Frontal Attack on Medicaid; Franklin D. Roosevelt in January 1944 Wanted “Right to Adequate Health Care” Anchored in Constitution; Only 14% to 18% of Americans Favor Obamacare Repeal Without Replacement, but Ryan & Co. Have No Substitute; 2009 Harvard Study Found That Working-Age People Faced 40% Higher Death Rate if Uninsured; Burr-Warner Senate Intelligence Committee Will Probe Russian Election Meddling; Kremlin Spokesman Dmitri Peskov Denies Charges

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
TARPLEY.net – World Crisis Radio
January 14, 2017

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Under Camouflage of Vote-A-Rama, GOP Senate Majority Starts Demolition of Obamacare for Up to 30 Million Americans; Despite Promises, Republicans Have Not Offered a Serious Replacement

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ASNAmerican System Network|Thursday, January 12, 2017

Ryan Cynically Claims Health Care Entitlement is Already “Collapsing”; Bernie Sanders Warns of Needless Deaths; Justice Department Inspector General Will Probe Interference by Comey and FBI in Election; Mattis Would Maintain Iran Nuclear Accord; Pompeo Endorses CIA Account of Russian Election-Year Hacking; House Armed Services Committee Snubbed By Failure of Mattis to Testify on Waiver He Needs to Lead Pentagon; Carson Waffles on His Condemnation of Government Assistance to Poor

In Flurry of Senate Confirmation Hearings, State Department Nominee Tillerson Calls Obama Foreign Policy Weak, but Declines to Endorse Russophobic Rhetoric of Rubio

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ASNAmerican System Network|Wednesday, January 11, 2017

DHS Nominee Gen. Kelly Wants Cooperation with Moslems, Doubts the $20 Billion Wall Can Be Built Quickly; Sen. Booker and Rep. John Lewis Wrap Up the Case Against Sessions; Trump Conflict of Interest Avoidance Plan Falls Short on Emoluments Clause; Unsubstantiated Dossier Suggests Putin Badly Advised on Meddling in U.S. Elections as Competent Diplomats Allegedly Warned Against Dangers, While Propaganda Types In Kremlin Foolishly Pressed Ahead Despite August Firing of Chief of Staff Ivanov; Prime Minister Medvedev Reportedly Appalled

Case Study in the Instability of Cultural Populism and the Limits of Charisma

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ASNAmerican System Network|Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Ex-Comedian Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement, Third Largest in Italy, in Crisis After Chaotic Management of Rome City Government Followed by Current Monumental Fiasco at European Parliament; Grillo Jilted UKIP’s Farage and Incredibly Sought to Join the Pro-Austerity Neoliberal ALDE Faction, but Was Rebuffed and Is Returning to Farage; These Antics Are Now the Laughingstock of Europe; Grillo’s Movement Is Leading Model for “Anti-Politics” Practiced by Right-Wing “Anti-Establishment” and Anti-Immigrant Parties

Tax Wall Street Party in Dialogue with Our Revolution: Democratic Regroupment Efforts Are Welcome and Need to Stress Mass Traction Anti-Austerity Economic Demands Like Medicare for All and Free College, Not Ideology

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ASNAmerican System Network|Monday, January 9, 2017

Will Working People or Bankers Pay for Infrastructure and Other Needs?; U.S. Infrastructure Crisis Cannot Be Solved with User Fees, Privatization, the Gasoline Tax, or Tax Breaks for Wealthy Investors; Key Demand is Federal Reserve Purchase of $5 Trillion of Zero-Coupon Century Bonds Issued by States, Localities, and Authorities to Create 30 Million New Productive Jobs Under Davis-Bacon Act; Eisenhower’s Landmark Interstate Highway Program Did Not Include Tolls and Boosted Economy for Decades

304 Electoral Votes for Trump Are Certified by Joint Session of Congress

U.S. Intelligence Report on Russian Hacking Still Lacks Direct Proof in De-Classified Version, but Circumstantial Evidence Grows; House GOP’s “High Risk Pools” Are a Cruel Joke That Does Not Solve the Problem of Pre-Existing Conditions if Obamacare Is Demolished; GOP Proposes Subsidies for Insurance Companies, Not Sick People; Recalling the Forgotten Nixon-Kissinger Indo-Pakistani “Tilt” Crisis of December 1971, the Least-Known Nuclear Confrontation; Happy Orthodox Christmas, Twelfth Night, and Epiphany!

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
TARPLEY.net – World Crisis Radio
January 7, 2017

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