Obama Administration

Assad Military Alliance Threatens To Strike U.S. Forces In Syria

A pro-Assad military alliance, which in addition to Hezbollah includes Iran and Russia, said on Wednesday it could hit U.S. positions in Syria, warning that its "self-restraint" over U.S. air strikes on government forces would end if Washington crossed "red lines".

Putin Hints JFK Was Murdered By The "Deep State" Which Is Now After Trump And Russia

"There is a theory that Kennedy's assassination was arranged by the United States intelligence services. So if this theory is correct then what could be easier in this day and age than using all the technical means at the disposal of the intelligence services and using those means to organize some attacks, and then pointing the finger at Russia."

From Debt Peons To Wage Slaves - Are Students A 'Class'?

Students usually don’t think of themselves as a class. They seem “pre-class,” because they have not yet entered the labor force. They can only hope to become part of the middle class after they graduate. And that means becoming a wage earner – what impolitely is called the working class. But as soon as they take out a student debt, they become part of the economy. They are in this sense a debtor class.

Frontrunning: June 1

  • Trump Expected to Withdraw From Climate Deal Today (WSJ)
  • Saudi-Russia detente heralds new oil order (Reuters)
  • Uber Posts $708 Million Loss as Finance Head Leaves (WSJ)
  • Fearing Trump's next move, liberals urge Supreme Court conservative Kennedy to stay (Reuters)
  • Trump, after House panel subpoenas, backs efforts to probe Obama administration (Reuters)
  • Trump ‘Self-Help’ Infrastructure Plan Irks State, Local Leaders (BBG)

Obama-Era Officials Subpoenaed By House Intel Committee In Trump "Unmasking" Probe

In addition to four subpoenas focusing purely on the Russia investigation, the Republican-led House Intel Committee also issued three subpoenas focusing on "unmasking" questions, involving how and why names of Trump associates were unredacted and distributed within classified reports by Obama administration officials during the transition between administrations.