Archive for January 3rd, 2017

January 3rd, 2017 - 10:44 pm § in Politics

The fake billionaire: Is Trump poor?

Condensed from Daily Kos (read original article here): “Trump is not only ‘not a billionaire,’ he carries so much debt that, relative to his hard assets, he’s poor, especially with respect to cash flow through cash intensive investments such as resorts, etc, where one has to pay [...]

January 3rd, 2017 - 4:29 pm § in Misc.

The troika.

In a situation not seen since the succession to Stalin, a major world power is now under 3-man rule. Which one will backstab the others first?  [...]

January 3rd, 2017 - 12:12 pm § in Hypocrisy

BREAKING NEWS: The Fairest Megan Kelley Leaves Fox Unbalanced

Megyn Kelly Is Leaving  for NBC Megyn Kellyh as decided to leave the “fair and balanced ™” network to take on a broad new role at NBC News. The move leaved Fox bery unbalanced. Kelly had become the second-most watched host — after Bill O’Reilly of Fox News,  She often helped defi[...]

January 3rd, 2017 - 11:29 am § in Politics

GOP Congress guts ethics oversight

Republicans didn’t even wait for Congress to convene.  Behind closed doors Monday, they crippled independent ethics oversight of Congress by putting it under their supervision and giving themselves power to end investigations of their own corruption.  Is this what Trump means by “drain[...]

January 3rd, 2017 - 9:29 am § in America

THE Place to stay in Haiti

Michael Hood Les Cayes, Haiti · And so, 2017 begins pinkly from where I sit under a Caribbean sky lighting up the bougainvillea and the eastern sides of the rattling palms. I didn’t last until the ball dropped, instead toddled off, fainted sometime around 10 in order to get up with the chick[...]