Wagging the Gulf of Tonkin Dog

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President “The” Donald J. Trump has denied reports from Fake News that the U.S. has put together a contingency plan to ship approximately 120,000 troops to the Middle East if Iran attacks U.S. forces or speeds up development of a nuclear weapon. Iran has said it will do the latter if something is not done by the remaining parties in the nuclear agreement to lift sanctions forcing Iran to sell its oil at a smuggler’s discount. I have…



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Steve Russell

Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)