Stock Market Indicator in US Presidential Elections

Stock Market Indicator in US Presidential Elections by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Since 1928, rising stock market valuations favored incumbent US presidents 86% of the time, according to Bloomberg News. Results this year are mixed.  Investment strategist Sam Stovall noted that in US presidential election years since 1944, rising equity prices... Continue Reading →

US Election 2020 Postmortems

US Election 2020 Postmortems by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) According to AP News pre-dawn Wednesday, House Dems won 185 seats to 178 for Republicans — another 72 to be decided, 218 needed for a majority. Senate tallies so far show a 47 - 45 GOP advantage so far, another eight races... Continue Reading →

Iran and Russia on Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Iran and Russia on Nagorno Karabakh Conflict by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Efforts by Russia and other OSCE Minsk Group countries to end conflict in Nagorno Karabakh (NK below) failed so far. Iran seeks an end to fighting because Armenia and Azerbaijan border its territory. Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif and Deputy... Continue Reading →

Certain Outcome of US Election 2020

Certain Outcome of US Election 2020 by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) No matter which right wing of the one-party state triumphs when so-called US elections are held, things remain largely the same. Nothing mattering most to most people changes — nothing since New Deal, Fair Deal and Great Society programs became... Continue Reading →

Americans Get the Best Democracy Money Can Buy

Americans Get the Best Democracy Money Can Buy by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) In the US, monied interests buy politicians like ordinary Americans buy toothpaste. According to the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP), both wings of the one-party state spent nearly $14 billion in 2020 election campaigning — “blowing away spending... Continue Reading →

Final NYT Pre-Election Anti-Trump Salvo

Final NYT Pre-Election Anti-Trump Salvo by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) As in 2016 for Hillary, the self-styled newspaper of record campaigned relentlessly for Biden/Harris — ignoring fair and balanced reporting, a notion it long ago abandoned. In its election day edition, it delivered one more anti-Trump salvo, featuring a barrage of... Continue Reading →

Pompeo in Vietnam

Pompeo in Vietnam by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Most living Americans have no knowledge or memories about how the US raped and destroyed Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in the 1960s and 70s. Throughout the period, preemptive war without mercy raged, causing mass slaughter and destruction of three nonbelligerent nations. What began... Continue Reading →

The Threat of a Biden/Harris Regime in Power

The Threat of a Biden/Harris Regime in Power by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Since Trump took office in January 2017, I’ve sharply criticized his domestic and geopolitical agenda — with ample supporting evidence to make my case. I support neither right wing of the US one-party state — nor farcical elections... Continue Reading →

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