John Brennan, Assassination Czar

Between appearing on Democracy Now this morning and some other things, I’ll be out of pocket most of the day.

But I should say that I didn’t invent the moniker “Assassination Czar.” I’m not sure who did (though I’m happy to provide credit!), but here’s to hoping use of it embarrasses the Administration into reversing their plan to run the Yemen war out of the White House.

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emptywheel @NC_Prime If you make clients cut bread subsidies at a time of already high unrest you're going to necessitate further repression.
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emptywheel @NC_Prime That's part of the reason I said our neoliberal ideology can no longer work to ground imperialism.
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emptywheel @HMonotreme Tho your slavery point is key, agree. @NC_Prime
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emptywheel @HMonotreme heroin isn't a part of our empire? cocaine? Much of Latin America disagrees on the latter. @NC_Prime
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emptywheel @NC_Prime Also leads the US to make stupid trade deals that gut our own manufacturing which will eventually hurt military readiness 2/2
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emptywheel @NC_Prime Adding, that to extent we HAVE an ideology it's neoliberalism that requires satellites succeed w/export economy that 1/2
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emptywheel @NC_Prime I think it gets to your issues of ROI on imperialism.
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emptywheel @NC_Prime I think imperialism always depends on ideology more than imperialists like to admit. We don't have a viable one.
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emptywheel RT @NC_Prime: 7. If you think Imperialism is economically, let alone politically, viable in the 21st century I've got a Blockbuster franchi…
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emptywheel @SeanVitka Well, I didn't give you the vocab, so only partial credit.
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emptywheel @SeanVitka Majority Leaders switch votes at least minute all the time for that reason--that's what lets him avoid invoking cloture again.
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emptywheel @SeanVitka He needed to for parliamentary reasons. He can bring it up on Sunday bc he was on the losing side last time.
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