Tag: Dictator

Robert Reich: Trump Is Following the Strategy of a Dictator

The president wants to divide the country and conquer what's left of its institutions. If Robert Mueller finds that Trump colluded with Russia to fix the 2016 election, or even if Trump fires Mueller before he makes such a finding, Trump’s supporters will protect Trump from any political fallout.   Trump’s base will stand by …

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Does Donald Trump Want to Be Dictator of the United States?

It began the day he was sworn in, with his vow to end “American carnage”—a direct echo of his autocratic pronouncement when accepting the Republican nomination that “I alone can fix it.” Donald Trump has chipped away at the pillars of democracy ever since. According to a new report from Freedom House, an independent watchdog group …

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Sen. Jeff Flake to give speech comparing Trump’s attacks on the press to dictator Joseph Stalin

On Wednesday or thereabouts Republican Sen. Jeff Flake plans to waste all our time blasting Donald Trump for being a divisive anti-American shithole, or maybe shithouse, while continuing to do nothing much to oppose Trump’s actual divisive anti-American policies. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) plans to give a speech in the coming days that compares President …

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Trump’s ‘fake news’ awards put him in dictator territory

The undisputed king of fake news has been tweet-bragging about holding his own “awards” show: Giving out “THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR.” Too bad a real group beat him to it. Now Donald Trump has been given a new title of his own in one of the “Press Oppressor” categories …

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Haiti Accuses Trump of Laundering Money for Former Dictator ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier

Records show his condos were purchased through shell companies linked to the brutal despot. President Donald Trump insulted Haiti during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers, but he once signed off on a shady real estate deal with the nation’s ousted dictator. More than a fifth of Trump’s condominiums in the U.S. have been purchased …

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