The Russian Ambassador to the United States has renewed his lease on a top floor suite at the Trump International Hotel in Washington.
The author of The Art of the Deal has just announced an agreement with the Peoples’ Republic of China that he will withdraw the U.S. Seventh Fleet from the South China Sea in exchange for exclusive rights to place hotels and casinos on its newly created man-made islands.
The United States has just signed an agreement to join the recently formed League of Populist-Nationalist Euro-Atlantic states pledged to defend its members against any resurgence of “decadent liberal democracy”.
Since the abrogation of the Joint US-Iranian nuclear control agreement by the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Jordan have announced that they will follow Iran in developing their own nuclear defense forces.
The Director of the Environmental Protection Agency has announced that, according to a recent report by two unnamed scientists, the increase of almost one percent Celsius in global temperatures is not due to man-made carbon releases.
A leaked secret memorandum from the Department of the Treasury calculates that TrumpCare is now expected to cost twice that of ObamaCare with ten million fewer enrollments.
Australia has now joined Mexico and four other nations in recalling its Ambassador from Washington for “consultations” for an indefinite period.
Relocation of hundreds of thousands of students from public schools to tax-supported charter and parochial schools has caused a serious drop in test scores and rise in teacher retirements in core urban public schools.
Since the Trump Administration has unilaterally abrogated adherence to Article Five of the North American Treaty Organization, Russian forces have moved into Eastern areas of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania to “protect Russian-speaking citizens being persecuted” by those governments.
More than a third of the career Foreign Service Officers at the Department of State have resigned or been fired for “insubordination” or “lack of commitment to the program.”
The Trump Organization has announced plans for Trump hotel and casino complexes in ten major Russian cities, as well as projects in a number of foreign capitals whose political leaders have developed especially strong ties with the U.S. Administration.
Despite the US-China negotiations over the South China Sea, the PRC has been systematically reducing its investments in US treasury bills causing long term markets to downgrade confidence in the US economy.
Since virtually all of the Dodd-Frank Act has been repealed, most major banks and investment houses have resumed experimentation with packaging and marketing high risk unsecured lending instruments and financial markets have begun to downgrade their bonds and sell their stocks. An increasing number of financial analyists predict a recession deeper and longer than in 2008.
The metal from the melted Statue of Liberty now represents almost a mile of the Trump Folly Mexican fence. But it remains the favorite crossing point for refugees from the South.