really think Trump gives a damn if he starts another war…???

…Trump … “bully” and never listen…

Trump’s threat to North Korea contrasts with calm reassurances of other administration officials

The president had discussed escalating his rhetoric, but his promise of “fire and fury” was not formally vetted through the national security process.

By Philip Rucker and Karen DeYoung  •  Read more »











President’s Spiritual Mentor Says
08-09-2017  • by Ryan Pickrell
‘God Has Given Trump Authority To Take Out Kim Jong Un’ 


Obama warned Trump on North Korea. But Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ strategy wasn’t what Obama aides expected.

The president’s escalating rhetoric and shifting approaches to Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program has confused and alarmed allies and rivals>

By David Nakamura and Anne Gearan  •  Read more »


NBC’s Brian Williams: "Our Job Is To Scare People To Death" Over North Korea
08-09-2017  • by Tyler Durden 
On Tuesday night MSNBC’s Brian Williams bluntly told his panel on the channel’s flagship prime time program, The 11th Hour, that "our job tonight actually is scare people to death" over North Korea.  
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With ‘fire and fury,’ Trump revives fears about his possession of nuclear codes

“The thought of Donald Trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death.”

By Marc Fisher and Jenna Johnson  •  Read more »

Trump’s North Korea Statements Are a Disaster for the World — But Probably Good for His Hard-Core Supporters

By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

"People prefer ‘strong and wrong’ leaders to ‘weak and right’ leaders." READ MORE»

Twice as Many Americans View North Korea as a Critical Threat Than Can Find it On a Map

By Adam Johnson, AlterNet

Media coverage has created a massive gap between our desire to attack North Korea and our understanding of the crisis.  READ MORE»

Remember this scene?

“These are central casting. If I’m doing a movie, I’d pick you general,” a smiling President Trump said months ago (see the video above) during his inaugural luncheon at the Capitol, pointing at Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. “And General Kelly,” he added, gesturing toward John F. Kelly, his pick to run the Department of Homeland Security.

Those were simpler times. Now, it’s August and as he works from his golf course in Bedminster, N.J., President Trump is facing one of the biggest crises of his presidency: escalating hostility from North Korea, which intelligence reports show has miniaturized a nuclear warhead.

Lawmakers and world leaders are on edge as Trump navigates the challenge and ratchets up his rhetoric, warning Pyongyang of “fire and fury” if it keeps threatening the United States. And they all want to know how the men Trump has called “my generals” are guiding him behind the scenes.


imageWHAT’S NEXT WITH NORTH KOREA Experts worry about the lack of channels to resolve the ongoing crisis. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis chimed in to defuse some of Donald Trump’s "fire and fury" rhetoric, which the president reportedly improvised. While South Korea has called for a de-escalation of tensions, Seoul residents seem unconcerned. Take a look at the State Department jobs left unfilled that would have helped amid this diplomatic crisis. And here’s how Guam plays into the conflict. [HuffPost] [Tweet | Share on Facebook]


You really think Trump gives a damn if he starts another war…???

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