Citizen Action Monitor

Trump “seems to have a special affinity for the brutal and the barbaric” – Lawrence Davidson

When he praises thugs masquerading as foreign leaders, he defines America’s present and near future. No 1957 Posted by fw, May 15, 2017 “The U.S. president stands at the head of … Continue reading

May 15, 2017

“The idiots take over in the final days of crumbling civilizations.” – Chris Hedges

“Trump is the king of the idiots. We are his victims.” No 1950 Posted by fw, May 3, 2017 Instead of my usual opening passage, excerpted from a selected article, today … Continue reading

May 3, 2017

More Americans now believe climate change is real, is caused by human actions, and is dangerous

Is Trump’s heavy hand in punishing climate science and climate scientists contributing to this shift in beliefs? No 1949 Posted by fw, May 2, 2017 “Trump’s presidency is generating a backfire … Continue reading

May 2, 2017

Trump’s embrace of economic ignorance could lead to disaster – Prof Jeffrey Sachs explains

Americans should not be fooled — the emperor has no clothes, and, apparently, no competent economic advisers either. No 1943 Posted by fw, April 25, 2017 “Nearly 100 days after US … Continue reading

April 25, 2017

How to exploit Trump’s vulnerabilities – Naomi Klein explains in a short video

Once you know exactly what the Trump brand is, it becomes obvious how to mess with it. No 1933 Posted by fw, April 15, 2017 “You’ve probably noticed that Donald Trump … Continue reading

April 15, 2017

“There was no Syrian chemical weapons attack”, claims ex-U.S. intelligence officials in memo to Trump

But has Guardian article delivered a crushing blow to ex-U.S. intelligence officials’ claim? No 1930 Posted by fw, April 11, 2017 “Our U.S. Army contacts in the area have told us … Continue reading

April 11, 2017

MUST READ: Glenn Greenwald’s brilliant in-depth analysis of Trump’s bombing attack

It’s hard to think of anything more evil and immoral than bombing to avoid looking weak No 1929 Posted by fw, April 9, 2017 “Ultimately, what is perhaps most depressing about … Continue reading

April 9, 2017

Poison gas attack was pretext for US launching long-planned military intervention in Syria

Did Trump’s abrupt change of mind reflect increasing pressure for war from his military advisers? No 1928 Posted by fw, April 7, 2017 “The claim that this attack is a response … Continue reading

April 7, 2017

The case for removal of the “Insane Clown President”

Even if “We the People” rose in mass rebellion, the alternatives are none too appealing. What then must we do? No 1909 Posted by fw, March 12, 2017 “What about us, … Continue reading

March 12, 2017

With Trump, you get an “ethics-free administration” – “they’re going to loot the country”

“The Christian right will fill Trump’s ideological vacuum, because he doesn’t really have an ideology…” No 1905 Posted by fw, March 7, 2017 UPDATE: March 9, 2017 – Thanks to The … Continue reading

March 7, 2017

Trump’s state of mind is symptomatic of a “grandiose delusional disorder”

His over-inflated sense of worth, power, and identity prevents him from distinguishing reality from what he wants to be real. No 1903 Posted by fw, March 4, 2017 “… liars, even … Continue reading

March 4, 2017

Ralph Nader slices and dices Trump’s orchestrated speech to rigged applause of Congress

It’s what Trump didn’t talk about that caught Nader’s attention. No 1902 Posted by fw, March 2, 2017 “The bulk of the address was just a rehash of all his promises … Continue reading

March 2, 2017

“How is it possible that a nation of people felt OK with electing a self-confessed sexual assaulter?”

Oh, the irony! Trump bans immigrants who engage in violence against women when he himself boasts about grabbing women “by the pussy”. No 1893 Posted by fw, February 14, 2017 “Today … Continue reading

February 14, 2017

“Donald Trump’s a fucking idiot. If he’s going to believe that our voices are going to be silent…”

Thousands of activists and veterans say they’re returning to Standing Rock, to prepare to block its completion. No 1892 Posted by fw, February 13, 2017 Donald Trump – “I don’t even … Continue reading

February 13, 2017

The Trump Gang, hijacking democratic checks and balances, is a runaway train racing toward a cliff

Can anyone restrain this self-obsessed, impulsive bully? asks Ralph Nader. No 1885 Posted by fw, February 2, 2017 “The Trump Gang, hardly two weeks in the White House, is giving strong, … Continue reading

February 2, 2017

Trump ignores seething public outrage, puts profits of fossil fuel industry ahead of our planet’s future

“Trump’s war on the environment, the climate, and clean water protections is a war on all of us.” — Wenonah Hauter. No 1878 Posted by fw, January 26, 2017 “President Donald … Continue reading

January 26, 2017

America’s new “Liar in Chief” begins his presidency with a couple of whoppers

Video evidence be damned: Trump insisted “God looked down and said ‘We’re not going to let it rain on your speech.’” No 1874 Posted by fw, January 22, 2017 “Remarkably, President … Continue reading

January 22, 2017

Are Trudeau and Trump on a collision course over Russia and China?

Trudeau endorses anti-Russia, pro-China policy; Trump favours Russia accommodation, thwarting China. No 1873 Posted by fw, January 19, 2017 “Freeland’s appointment [as Foreign Minister] is a clear indication that the Liberal … Continue reading

January 19, 2017

America’s ruling class out to sabotage Trump’s inauguration, alleges former US government official

“Explosive” fake evidence claims Russia has videos of “wild sex parties” staged by Trump, says Paul Craig Roberts. No 1867 Posted by fw, January 11, 2017 ********** “There are no facts, … Continue reading

January 11, 2017