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October 2nd, 2016 - 9:41 pm § in Misc.

Will the war never end?

Colombia Plunged Into Uncertainty As Voters Narrowly Reject Peace Deal With FARC Rebels Colombians rejected a peace deal with Marxist insurgents in a referendum on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and dashing President Juan Manuel Santos’ dream of ending the 52-year war.  Before the r[...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 5:20 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Trumpism of the Day: “50% of people do not pay tax!”

New York Times detonated a bombshell by reporting that Donald Trump used a loophole to pay no taxes, Trump’s former accountant: said “Here the guy was building incredible net worth and not paying tax on it.” The Trump campaign released a statement blasting the newspaper, calling[...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 2:25 pm § in Misc.

SPOKANE: Spokesman Review Endorses Hillary Clinton

If they are endorsing Hiilary, shouldn’t they also come out for Joe Pakootas?  His opponent for Congress is about a fervent a Trumpee as anyone can be!   Clinton the rational choice for president Hillary Clinton is clearly qualified to be president. The breadth of experience – from White[...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 1:29 pm § in Misc.

Come April, Britain Will Be Adrift

Brexit: Theresa May to trigger Article 50 by end of March The UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process by the end of March 2017, PM Theresa May has said. The timing on triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty means the UK looks set to leave the EU by summer 2019. Mrs May […][...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 12:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

The resurrection of serious journalism is at hand

The New York Times risked legal trouble to publish Donald Trump’s tax return Federal law makes it illegal to publish an unauthorized tax return. Share WASHINGTONPOST.COM|BY CALLUM BORCHERS The resurrection of serious journalism is at hand…The Pentagon Papers case all over again…and wit[...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 12:35 pm § in Misc.

How to get elected president with 5 electoral votes

Nate Silver’s “538” blog posits that Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson might win New Mexico, a state where he is a former governor, and polls show him in a fairly close three-way race with Trump and Clinton. So let’s say Johnson gets New Mexico’s 5 electoral vote[...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 10:37 am § in Misc.

Jill Stein’s MD DoesNOt Make Her a Scientist

Denying Science: How Jill Stein lost my vote for good Jill Stein is doubling down on her anti-science and I can no longer defend it Share PATHEOS.COM|BY DAN AREL[...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 8:48 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: ON LIFE

The argument over abortion is based on a combination of ignorance and faith among the pro “lifers.” They seem to believe that every normal conception will make a baby. This is simply not true.  At MOST 50% of conceptions go on to become a newborn baby. The rest .. with no abortions .. a[...]

October 2nd, 2016 - 6:00 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: A Catholic Friend Agonizes Over the 2016 Election

I’m not sure how to articulate this, but there are a number of personal “vice grips” I see in this election. I’ve also been reluctant because as soon as it’s up I’m going to get “trolled” by a Trumpeter. Nevertheless, here goes: 1. Yes, Mr. Kaine is a [...]