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Archive for May 23rd, 2018

May 23rd, 2018 - 11:34 pm § in America, Foreign Affairs, Politics

Mussolini is back!

The far-right Lega and anti-establishment Five Star parties chose law professor Giuseppe Conte as their consensus pick for Italy’s next prime minister, despite his lack of governing experience. Mattarella giving Conte a mandate to form Italy’s next government clears one of the final hurdles for [...]

May 23rd, 2018 - 10:41 pm § in Donald Trump, Repugnants, The Ave Scene

GOP Candidate for Senate Blows Bad Breath at Senator Cantwell

Susan Hutchison’s absurd bashing of Maria Cantwell shows how Trumplike she’s become Nine years ago, when Susan Hutchison was running for King County Executive, she did her best to portray herself as a reasonable Republican capable of governing Washington’s largest jurisdiction. Notably, the fo[...]

May 23rd, 2018 - 10:35 pm § in Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

NY Jets Owner says if any player ‘takes a knee’ he’ll pay the NFL fine

Earlier Tuesday, the NFL issued the new policy, which states that all players who are on the field during the anthem must “stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.”  Players are allowed to stay in the locker rooms during the Anthem, which effectively silences their protests.  Except[...]

May 23rd, 2018 - 5:37 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics

EXPENSIVE LUNCH

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May 23rd, 2018 - 1:03 pm § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

Sexual McCarthyism

A Harvard economics researcher has been accused of making “sexually inappropriate” comments Roland Fryer is accused of creating a hostile work environment at his Harvard lab.  Whatever the truth, the saddest thing is that the review of what could be real issues is being conducted by administrat[...]

May 23rd, 2018 - 12:00 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Repugnants

Reports of Mohammed bin Salman’s death are greatly exaggerated?

The interwebs spread the story that Trump ally Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia  had been assassinated. ,The buddy of Kushner had disappeared from public view  after prolonged heavy gunfire was heard at the royal palace in Riyadh in the middle of the night on April 21.   The Pri[...]