Author: Blazing Press

NATO, US, And UK Assemble Largest Troop Buildup On Russian Border Since Cold War

In the midst of deepening tension between US allies NATO and Russia, NATO is planning the largest military buildup along the Russian border since the cold war. NATO called on allied governments this week to contribute whatever troops and equipment they can to the effort. According to Reuters, thousands of troops are expected to arrive in the coming days and weeks. It was reported that Italy, France, Denmark and other European states are expected to join the NATO military divisions that will be led by the United States along Russia’s border. On Wednesday, Britain announced it is sending hundreds of...

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Democrats Should Stop Whining About the Electoral College

After a decisive victory for Donald Trump in the electoral college, at the moment he is trailing Hillary Clinton in the nationwide popular vote by 0.2%, or 200,000 votes of the 120 million cast. Democrats and other Never Trump-ers have seized on this information to suggest that, in a fair world, Sec. Clinton would be our next president-elect, as the final tally indicates more support for Clinton from the American electorate as a whole. Some have gone so far as to suggest – as others in the same position have suggested before – that the electoral college itself was responsible for Sec....

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As Trump Takes Power, Feds Prepare For Economic Reckoning

Paul A. Volcker, the Federal Reserve chairman, received an urgent warning two weeks after Ronald Reagan won the 1980 presidential election. Some of the president-elect’s advisers, he was told, wanted to abolish the central bank and replace it with a computer program that would manage interest rates and monetary policy. Today, a Democratic Fed leader is once again bracing to see whether victorious and emboldened Republicans will try to overhaul the central bank. In almost three years as the Fed’s chairwoman, Janet L. Yellen has led an aggressive campaign to stimulate economic growth. Donald J. Trump, the president-elect, has...

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Teacher Caught Telling Students Their Parents Would Be Deported By Trump Presidency

The fear is real for many young people who believe a Donald Trump presidency means their parents will be deported. Now, a teacher was caught on audio fueling that anxiety. A substitute physical education teacher at Bret Harte Preparatory Middle School at 9301 S. Hoover Street in South Los Angeles was recorded telling students that their parents would be deported – one day after Trump was elected. “If you were born here, then your parents gotta go and they gonna leave you behind. You’ll be in foster care,” according to the recording made by one of the 6th-grade students....

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100,000s Stage Largest-Ever Protest In Seoul To Demand President Resign

Hundreds of thousands are walking the streets of Seoul in the latest protest against South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who has come under fire for allowing her close confidante to have too much influence over her government policies. According to organizers, 850,000 people joined the candlelight rally at Gwanghwamun and a public square near Seoul City Hall, with the number expected to reach up to one million. Police said they counted 220,000 people, surpassing the figure they expected by at least 50,000. About 25,000 officers were deployed to maintain order during the rally. READ...

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