Saturday, August 17, 2019

Tag: Rex Tillerson

The dolls of militarism

From war hawks to chickenhawks.

The trials and tribulations of Rex Tillerson

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.” —William Shakespeare

Memo to Tillerson about the moron

If you really did want to serve the best interests of this nation, there’s an option you might want to consider.

Exxon fined $2M for ‘reckless disregard’ of sanctions during Tillerson era

When secretary of state was CEO of ExxonMobil, says Treasury, the oil giant showed a "reckless disregard" for sanctions

The Tillerson-Trump rumble over Qatar shows White House divisions

The U.S. has two foreign policies: that of the former Exxon-Mobil CEO, an old Middle East hand, and that of a Queens real estate shyster and foreign policy neophyte.

Tillerson present as Exxon signed major deal with Saudi Arabia during...

“The President's Saudi trip was a bizarre Art of the Deal-esque foreign policy disaster."

Testing Republican values

Progress towards the individual security of Americans and towards coordinated global achievement must continue.

State Department rewrites climate change web page

Secretary of State Tillerson has maintained that he believes climate science is "not conclusive" so the changes aren't altogether surprising.

Rex Tillerson backs aggressive policy in disputed South China Sea as...

Will Tillerson see the world through “oil-coated glasses”?

Senate confirms more members of Trump’s ‘legion of doom’

Sanders: “The nomination of Mr. Tillerson is one of the worst choices President Trump has made for his cabinet (and he’s made a lot of bad choices).”

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Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

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Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Looking backwards: 2020-1944

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