Who Controls U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stockpile?
The Answer May Alarm You

“What I do is authorize my military…we have the greatest military in the world…
We have given them total authorization and that’s what they’re doing”

[referencing the decision to drop the “mother of all bombs” on Afghanistan 4/13/17]
—President Trump (4/13/2017)

President Nixon: “Well, no, no…I’d rather use the nuclear bomb”
Henry Kissinger: “That, I think would just be too much.”
President Nixon: “The nuclear bomb? Does that bother you…
President Nixon: “I just want you to think big, Henry…
(White House tapes 4/25/1967)

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Axis of Hypocrisy: Bush and Obama Hit the Rewind Button

“We’ve seen the return of isolationist sentiments, forgetting that American
security is directly threatened by the chaos and despair of distant places.”

Ex-President George W. Bush reprimanding President Trump

“What we can’t have is the same old politics of division…
The world counts on America having its act together. The world is looking to us as an example.
The world asks what our values and ideals are and are we living up to our creed.”
Ex-President Barack Obama calling out President Trump

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He Said, He Said, He Said, He Said: Trump and the Long Line of Presidential Shape Shifters

   All Presidents Lie. In the transition from candidate to president-elect to new president to established president, crowd-pleasing, vote-getting promises are usually the first to go. Promises that had seemed baked into the cake suddenly become inspirational as in “We’re going to do our darndest, folks, but you know those (opposition party) in Congress are […]

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The Strange Case of Schizophrenia in the Executive Branch: The Presidents and their Generals (or Admirals)

“…war is always the proof of failure and the worst of solutions, so everything must be done to avoid it.” — (French President Jacques Chirac, 2003) Schizophrenia: (definition) a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown in the relations between thought, emotion and behavior leading to faulty perception. inappropriate actions or feelings, withdrawal from reality…  Sounds like […]

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Who Said It?

“These are my principles and if you don’t like them…well, I have others.” Who said it (or should have said it)? Obama? Trump? Take a quick look at the presidential records of these two stalwart characters and hazard a guess before you look at the end of this piece and discover who really said it. […]

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Who Controls U.S. Nuclear Weapons? The Answer May Shock You

“What I do is authorize my military…we have the greatest military in the world…We have given them total authorization and that’s what they’re doing” [decision to drop the “mother of all bombs” on Afghanistan 4/13/17] —President Trump (4/13/2017) Authorizing the military to set policy on troop numbers, on targets and relaxing the rules governing the power […]

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