Grace & Steel Ep. 77 04/11/17

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TOPIC: Feels Bad, Man. We discuss the cruise missile strike on the air strip in Syria and how this has bummed out a lot of Trump’s supporters like, for instance, 2Kevins.

Here are some links to stories and items mentioned in the podcast;

Peter Hitchens in the Mail On Sunday, Apr. 9, 2017: Our ‘noble’ cause? Dropping bombs on behalf of Al Qaeda

Slate, Mar. 31, 2004: Khartoum Revisited, Part 2–The only new evidence on Clinton’s Sudan bombing weakens the case for it.

QUOTE: “On August 20, 1998, the factory was destroyed in cruise missile strikes…”
Infogalactic: Al-Shifa pharmaceutical factory

QUOTE: “Coming three days after the president’s unsatisfying apology to the nation, and on the same day as Monica Lewinsky’s return to the grand jury, the U.S. military strikes Thursday in Afghanistan and Sudan have skeptics asking…”
Los Angeles Times, Aug. 21, 1998: Are Clinton’s Bombs Wagging the Dog?–The timing of the Afghan-Sudan strikes have skeptics wondering if they’re a diversionary tactic.

Breitbart, Apr. 10, 2017: Justice Neil Gorsuch Sworn-In at White House

Mediaite, Mar. 14, 2017: Former Breitbart Flack: Paul Ryan Being Set Up To Be ‘Fall Guy’ on Health Care

Marketwatch, Apr. 11, 2017: Preparation of White House tax reform plan going slowly, Trump ally admits

Los Angeles Times, Apr. 7, 2017: Trump promised a border wall. Now these Texans worry the government will take their land

Antiwar.com, Jan. 19, 2017: Obama’s Bombing Legacy

Edwin S. Rubenstein in VDARE, Apr. 8, 2017: Is “Trump Effect” Reversing American Worker Displacement, Illegal Influx?

Al Jazeera, Oct. 10, 2016: US debate: Clinton and Trump clash over Syrian war

Zerohedge, Aug. 5, 2016: Former CIA Head Accuses Trump Of Being “An Unwitting Agent Of Russia”, Here’s What He Did Not Say

Tomi Lahren Tweet, Apr. 6, 2017: “President Trump is sending a clear message: the apology tour is over. We fight when you rattle our cage. #syriaattack”

Politico, Oct. 11, 2016: Obama’s ‘red line’ haunts Clinton, Trump

My Posting Career (MPC): The Donald Trump Presidential Archive

MPC’s new podcast, Pozzcast Ep. 1 – The Trial of Donald Trump

Chris Cillizza in CNN, Apr. 10, 2017: Nikki Haley says ‘regime change’ in Syria. Rex Tillerson doesn’t. What gives?

QUOTE: “…the US has bases in at least 74 countries and troops practically all over the world…”
Quartz, Apr. 2, 2015: These are all the countries where the US has a military presence

Documentary Heaven: Hypernormalization by Adam Curtis
or if that doesn’t work for you
Thoughtmaybe.com: Hypernormalization by Adam Curtis

NOTE: The entry below by Ezra Levant mentions my cover story in the Western Standard but I see the links to it are now broken.
Ezra Levant on The Rebel, Nov. 2, 2009: Maher Arar is a liar

Washington Mockingbird, Jul. 28, 2016: Syria’s Jabhat al-Nusra splits from al-Qaeda and changes its name

BBC, Jun. 13, 2011: Syria Gay Girl in Damascus blog a hoax by US man

IMDb: A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile (2015)

CBS News, Apr. 7, 2017: Syrian girl, 7, tweets support for Donald Trump’s missile strikes

CNN Money, Mar. 27, 2017: ‘Fearless Girl’ statue will stay through early next year

TruthFeed, Jan. 4, 2017: REPORT : Trump Regrets Endorsing Traitor John McCain

Newsmax, Feb. 17, 2017: McCain Blasts Trump’s Policies in Munich Speech

Anderson Cooper on CNN, Apr. 11, 2017: Alt-right turns on President Trump

PJ Media, Sep. 27, 2017: Trump: Hillary Has Experience, But It’s Bad Experience

Greg Johnson in Counter Currents, Apr. 8, 2017: God Emperor No More

Breitbart, Mar. 8, 2017: Trump Supports House Obamacare Replacement Plan Despite Conservative Dissent

Mark Dice on Youtube, Mar. 7, 2017: Inside Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Published by Wikileaks

Syndicated News via AINA, Jun. 16, 2006: The Truth About the Muslim Brotherhood

The Real Deal, Jan. 27, 2017: George Soros is the secret financier behind Kushner-backed startup Cadre

Fox News, Apr. 10, 2017: Bannon, Kushner make peace for now, insiders say

Axios, Apr. 8, 2017: Trump plans centrist push and Priebus is on board

Infogalactic: Madman theory

Daily Mail, Apr. 9, 2017: They are easy and inexpensive to quickly fill’: Trump uses Twitter to defend and explain decision not to target Syrian airfield’s runways during missile strike

The Independent, Mar. 27, 2017: US admits it conducted Mosul air strike ‘at location’ where ‘200’ civilians died

Fox News, Feb. 27, 2017: Father of US Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid demands probe, slams Trump

Glenn Greenwald, Mar. 1, 2017: Trump’s Use of Navy SEAL’s Wife Highlights All the Key Ingredients of U.S. War Propaganda

Washington Mockingbird, Nov. 18, 2015: Donald Trump promises to ‘bomb the hell out of ISIS’ in new radio ad

AP via Yahoo, Apr. 11, 2017: Lawyer: Uzbek man pleads guilty in Stockholm truck attack

ABC News, Apr. 10, 2017: Palm Sunday bombings are the latest in a string of attacks against Egypt’s Christians