JP Sottile

JP Sottile

JP Sottile is a freelance journalist, radio co-host, documentary filmmaker, and former broadcast news producer in Washington, D.C. His weekly show, Inside the Headlines w/ The Newsvandal, co-hosted by James Moore, airs every Friday on KRUU-FM in Fairfield, Iowa, and is available online. Follow him on Twitter: @newsvandal.

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A mural by Australian artist Scott Marsh is seen on a wall at the Botany View Hotel on November 11, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. The mural by Australian graffiti artist Scott Marsh was inspired by comments made by CNN reporter Anderson Cooper over Donald Trump's reaction to the U.S. election results and the current U.S President's refusal to concede to Joe Biden. (Photo: Jenny Evans/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Feel Uneasy. Feel Very Uneasy
It’s hard to rest assured. And that unease stems in no small part from the fact that it’s almost impossible to ascertain Trump’s true motivation … at least, not with any certainty. Is this just about a sadly insecure narcissist who cannot accept defeat? Are the sycophants and lawyers just placating...
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Monday, August 08, 2016
Why Neocons Can’t Stomach Trump
Bill Kristol is downright despondent after his failed search for an alternative to Donald Trump. Max Boot is indignant about his “ stupid ” party’s willingness to ride a bragging bull into a delicate China policy shop. And the leading light of the first family of military interventionism — Robert...
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Friday, February 12, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s Pay-for-Play Reality
It was supposed to be a feel-good moment. The Chairman and CEO of the world’s most powerful financial institution dropped by CNBC’s Squawk Box to crow a bit about his recovery from cancer . But it didn’t quite go the way Lloyd Blankfein — or Hillary Clinton — might’ve wanted. First, the recently-...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Neocons’ Grim ‘Victory’ in Iraq
Neocons do like to declare victory, especially regarding the Iraq War. So it came as no surprise that Paul Wolfowitz, apparently unimpressed by Iraq’s mounting crisis, regaled a recent panel discussion at the U.S.-Africa Summit with the blunt proclamation , “We have won it — in 2009.”...
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Friday, June 06, 2014
Hillary Clinton and the Weaponization of the State Department
In May 23, 2012, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went to the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) trade show in Tampa, Florida to share her vision of “ smart power ” and to explain the State Department’s crucial role in extending the reach and efficacy of America’s growing...
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Timothy Geithner (left), then Treasury Secretary, meeting with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office. (White House photo) Views
Thursday, April 24, 2014
America’s Surge Toward Oligarchy
Is America an oligarchy? Thanks to a new study from Martin Gilens of Princeton University and Benjamin I. Page of Northwestern University, social media, Op-Ed pages and the blatheri are all atwitter at the implication that American democracy is a sham. In Testing Theories of American Politics:...
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