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Archive for June 12th, 2018

June 12th, 2018 - 4:38 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Infantile governor throws election tantrum

“Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said he would ‘probably not’ certify the results of Tuesday’s primary election” because he doesn’t like his state’s new “ranked choice” voting system that Republicans unsuccessfully fought against in federal and state co[...]

June 12th, 2018 - 10:05 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Norway wants more U.S. troops amid Russia concerns

MAYBE TRUMP WILL TRANSFER TROOPS TO NORWAY? Axios reports,  Norway will be asking the U.S. to station more Marines in the country, likely over concerns about Russia’s aggressive behavior following its annexation of Crimea in 2014, Reuters reports. There are 330 Marines currently there, and Oslo[...]

June 12th, 2018 - 9:06 am § in Misc.

How Trump Sold Kim a Hotel

RT  “Will this leader choose to advance his country and be part of a new world? Be the hero of his people?” the voiceover asks. “Will he shake the hand of peace and enjoy prosperity like he has never seen? A great life, or isolation? Which path will be chosen?”   (RT) While Presiden[...]

June 12th, 2018 - 8:30 am § in Misc.

MAGA: Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea

In a gesture utterly worthy of Neville Chamberlain, Donald Trump announced the unilateral ending of joint military exercise in South Korea.  North Korea offered no actions in return other than a promise of peace.  Our allies were not told of Trump’s decisions.  Meanwhile, Russia and China h[...]