Given the trajectory of President Trump's foreign policy since last year there was little hope of significant movement at this year's summit with North Korea. Since that first, historic meeting last year in Singapore, Trump's foreign policy team has become the exact opposite of what that meeting symbolized. Belligerent, threatening, cocky, obnoxious and ignorant only … Continue reading North Korea Talks Breakdown – Trump Keeps the Empire Happy
We covered a lot of ground last night as President Trump and Kim Jong-un began their historic meeting in Singapore. This was an unqualified good thing to behold. Trump needed to talk to Kim and vice versa. The Korean War needs to officially end. Yesterday's meeting didn't solve that issue, but this is the most … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Italy Closes the Border
Fair Warning today's installment is NSFW as I'm in high dudgeon over the undo credit President Trump is receiving over peace breaking out on the Korean peninsula. This is an historic event that Americans really need to realize we are not the primary drivers of everything that happens in the world. The Koreans pushed for … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Korean Peace, Merkel’s Conundrum, Bond Market Insanity
I sat down with Joanne Leon of the Around the Empire Podcast earlier in the week and we had a great talk about what is happening within the White House and how to interpret current events in places like North Korea and Syria. The main topic of discussion was how the changes in Trump's cabinet … Continue reading Interview – Trump’s War Cabinet: War or Middle East Peace?