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Archive for March 14th, 2017

March 14th, 2017 - 7:03 pm § in Repugnants

GOP defeats NH child-bride bill

New Hampshire’s legal age of marriage will stay at 13 for girls and 14 for boys, thanks to GOP legislators who derailed a Girl Scout’s campaign to raise the marriage age to 18. Maybe their motives are aspirational?  Read story here.[...]

March 14th, 2017 - 12:13 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

FACEBOOK: Experiencing Trumpism

RR Anderson   FEELING GROSS Spying a human body rummaging inside wife’s new car this AM provoked emotions of anger, fear and immediate need for vengeance… ran outside barefoot in my pajamas to curse at this person. Only to find it was a newly released mental patient still with gown &am[...]

March 14th, 2017 - 12:07 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

BREAKING NEWS: DMZ heats up in Korea

North Korea / US to deploy missile-capable drones across border in South  [...]

March 14th, 2017 - 10:38 am § in Buchenwald, Donald Trump, Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS: Trump Ally Loses IRS Tax Exemption

BREAKING NEWS:  Richard  Spencer  popularized the term “alt-right,” a broad label that defines a new generation of white nationalists who support Trump but deny being Nazis.  Spencer denies he is a fascist or Nazi, preferring the term “identitarian,”   Trump has refused to criticize[...]

March 14th, 2017 - 9:07 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Repugnants

Paul Ryan Disavows Trump ,,, Breitbart

“I am not going to defend Donald Trump—not now, not in the future”[...]

March 14th, 2017 - 8:36 am § in Donald Trump

IMPEACH TRUMP: Sign the petition

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March 14th, 2017 - 8:35 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Congress Opposes Trump’s Proposal to Defund Coast Guard

Bipartisan Group Opposes Trump Coast Guard Budget Cut The 58 House lawmakers sent the letter to the Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee calling the budget cut “nonsensical.”  Trump’s wall would draw funds from our much more real threats from North Korea and Russia across the Pac[...]

March 14th, 2017 - 1:40 am § in America

1958: “My Name Is Trump”

The television series Trackdown really did produce an episode featuring a “Trump” character who came to town claiming that only he could prevent the end of the world by building a wall (and also sold special force propelling umbrellas to deflect meteorites). The episode (S1, E30) aired o[...]

March 14th, 2017 - 12:20 am § in Misc.

Obama’s Strategy Against ISIS in Iraq Pays Off: Mosul is falling to Iraqi Troops.

IN MOSUL, A HEAVY BUT NOT CRUSHING BLOW TO ISLAMIC STATEMOSUL, Iraq (AP) – Iraqi troops have surrounded western Mosul and military leaders vow it’s only a matter of time until they crush the last major stand of the Islamic State group in Iraq. But the militants are positioning themselves[...]