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July 13th, 2017 - 12:34 pm § in Donald Trump

The sh*tstorm cometh

Here’s Time magazine’s take: “Like a farmer forecasting the weather by the ache in his knee, Washington has a feeling that this storm could be a monster,” the cover story by David Von Drehle reads.” … “It all adds up, in the words of a senior Administration official, to a [...]

July 13th, 2017 - 9:13 am § in Donald Trump

How Much Money Does Trump, Inc. Owe to Russia

The New Republic claims that Russia uses Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and support what has been called a kleptocracy.  In the 1980s about 1/3 Trillion dollars fled Russia after the fall of the ruble.  At the same time TrumpR[...]

July 13th, 2017 - 8:43 am § in Schools & Colleges

WASTATE: Charters spread their wings

More charter schools to open in Washington state, encouraging new network[...]

July 13th, 2017 - 8:06 am § in Hypocrisy

Muslim Girls Finally Get Visas to Compete in US Robotics Competition

All-girl Afghan robotics team cleared to compete in United States  After being blocked for months by America’s ban on Muslim travel, a team of Afghan girls are on their way to compete in an academic robotics competition in the United States after American officials agreed to allow them to en[...]

July 13th, 2017 - 7:59 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

BREAKING NEWS: China’s Civil Rights Leader Dies As a Political Prisoner

Liu Xiaobo Dies A chair sat empty for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo in Oslo in 2010. The rights activist was imprisoned in China in 2009. Heiko Junge/AFP/Getty Images Prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo, the only Chinese citizen ever to be awarded a Nobel Prize while still residing in China, has di[...]

July 13th, 2017 - 5:17 am § in Misc.

The War Against Males

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July 13th, 2017 - 1:34 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: 7/13

TRUMP Trump has deep ties to Putin-connected billionaire who offered dirt on Hillary Anger and Blame as White House Can’t Escape Russia Story Republicans Seven Votes Shy On TrumpCare Republicans Don’t Seem To Care Much About Trump Jr. CHRISTOPHER WRAY FBI NOMINEE: CHRIS CHRISTIE’S LAWYER R[...]

July 13th, 2017 - 1:17 am § in Misc.

Remembering Cigarettes

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July 13th, 2017 - 12:29 am § in Foreign Affairs

Norwegians raise cash to restore penis-shaped rock destroyed by vandals

SAVE THE TROLLPIKKEN The people of Norway donated around 227,000 kroner ($27,000) via a crowdfundingwebsite to reattach the rocky appendage to the cliff face after vandals dismembered it late last month.  [...]