CPTPP: Trump abandoned this giant trade deal. Now, China wants in

Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao applied for membership in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to a statement published by the ministry late Thursday. The CPTPP is an 11-country free trade pact that came into force in December 2018 and includes Mexico, Australia, Canada and Singapore. It succeeded the Trans-Pacific Partnership …

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100 National Guardsmen Will Augment Police During Rally For Jan. 6 Defendants

The secretary of defense on Friday approved a request from Capitol Police to provide 100 Washington, D.C. National Guardsmen for additional support during a rally Saturday on behalf of Jan. 6 Capitol riot defendants.  Secretary Lloyd Austin approved the guardsmen to be stationed at the D.C. Armory as a “Physical Security Task Force,” according to …

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Thousands Of Afghans Are Trying To Flee. Glenn Beck Says He Has A Way Out.

On the dusty tarmac of an airport in Northern Afghanistan, six planes have been waiting for days. Thousands of Afghans seeking to escape Taliban rule have converged in the vicinity of   the airstrip, located outside Mazar-i-Sharif, on the promise of a charter flight out of the country. But since Sept. 3, the planes have …

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To Under Milley’s Worries We Should Look at the Trump DOJ

Follow on reporting about General Mark Milley’s crisis talks with his counterpart in the PLA just add more confirmation that these communications were entirely appropriate. We should be thankful they happened. We now know the calls were coordinated with the current and later the acting Secretaries of Defense. So it’s all very much by the …

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Clarence Thomas Insists That He Isn’t A Partisan Hack Either

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, the deeply conservative justice who has reliably voted in favor of the GOP’s agenda from the bench, complained on Thursday that his critics were “going to jeopardize any faith in the legal institutions.” “I think the media makes it sound as though you are just always going right to your …

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Canada’s cliffhanger election is heating up. Some fear US-style political polarization will follow

“Every Canadian has met a Justin Trudeau in their lives — privileged, entitled and always looking out for number one. He was looking out for number one when he called this expensive and unnecessary election in the middle of a pandemic. That’s not leadership, that’s self-interest. And it’s Justin Trudeau through and through,” O’Toole said, …

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