Fascism

Of Mice and Strongmen

May 2, 2017 theFAULT 0

“President Donald Trump can add the name of another controversial, authoritarian leader to the list of so-called strongmen that he has praised: President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines,” ABC News reports. “Trump has also in […]

Russia

Putin’s Gamble Pays Off

April 19, 2017 theFAULT 0

“A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four […]

Dysfunction

John McCain labels Rand Paul a Russian Agent

March 15, 2017 theFAULT 0

Ronald Reagan’s Eleventh Commandment, which holds that “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican” appears obsolete in Donald Trump’s America. CBS News reports that “Sen. John McCain accused fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul of […]

Russia

Russia Scandal Coming Into Focus

March 13, 2017 theFAULT 0

Politico has published a timeline of Republican President Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia, from his tweet in 2013 asking “Do you think Putin will be going to The Miss Universe Pageant in November in Moscow – if […]

World

Putin Pal Named Secretary of State

February 2, 2017 theFAULT 0

In the latest sign of the blur between the state and corporate power, the Senate on Wednesday confirmed Rex Tillerson, former chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil – and recipient of the Russian Order of Friendship – as […]