What’s going on with North Korea is a cautionary tale in rushing diplomacy

Amid talks of a historic deal with North Korea and a possible Noble Peace Prize for President Donald Trump (chiefly among his GOP supporters, his aides, and, well, himself), North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seems to be slamming the brakes on the negotiations. While…

Average US Taxpayer Spends Over $3k Every Year On W-A-R

As Americans rushed to pay their taxes on Tuesday before the official deadline, peace groups reminded the public of the uncomfortable fact that an “astronomical amount” of the money sent to the IRS each year goes not to funding education or a single-payer healthcare system…

Trump Lawyer Floated Pardons for Flynn & Manafort

★ Download War & Peace: Civil War → http://m.onelink.me/6fb7a35 –The New York Times breaks the story that Trump’s former lawyer John Dowd floated the idea of presidential pardons for indictees Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort https://www.cbsnews.com/news/manafort-bets-on-presidential-pardon-in-special-counsel-case/ -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Support Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Donate…

Forget the Ultimate Deal. The Mideast Needs the Status Quo.

“The status quo is unsustainable.” Anyone involved in the ritual of Middle East peace negotiations has heard this phrase countless times. Unless immediate action is taken to change prevailing realities, so goes the paradigm, some irreparable explosion is imminent. The status quo is the bastard…