Ex-CIA agent Philip Giraldi takes a stab at explaining how his fellow retired spooks — Democrat and Republican — can be so comfortable with a president who has given himself the power to order assassinations and a regime where the constitution has been effectively suspended. It's all down to American Exceptionalism: "It's OK when we do it, because we're the good guys."
The ancient Wari empire of Peru that ruled the Andes between 500 and 1100 CE likely served beer laced with ayahuasca to garner support and allegiance from other groups, according to new research. Archaeobotanists excavating at a small Wari outpost in Quilcapampa, far from the Wari's home region, found seeds from the vilca tree that… READ THE REST
The Republican National Committee is planning to require its presidential candidates to pledge not to participate in debates orchestrated by the Commission on Presidential Debates. Of course, that is the organization that has sponsored the presidential and vice-presidential debates for more than three decades. From the New York Times: The move by the R.N.C. was… READ THE REST
Russia's game of Crap Risk picked up steam Thursday with it sending troops into Kazakhstan, where the government is on the verge of collapse after killing dozens of protestors. The troops are there to "quell the unrest." Police said they killed dozens of rioters, and state television said that 13 security officers were killed —… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Nothing shines a light, so to speak, on a poor work-from-home setup quite like being the dimmest silhouette in a jam-packed Zoom meeting. More than ever before, being able to properly light yourself… READ THE REST