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October 17th, 2018 - 9:12 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS: 12 Candidates on Trump’s List for UN

Trump needs a platinum plated candidate for the UN job. Given the chaos at the head waters of this administration, Trump needs a tough person able to take a sword for the Leader.   The leading candidate. Dina Powell, the  Deputy National Security Adviser under McManus,had filled all those boxes a[...]

October 16th, 2018 - 3:38 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Trump replaces Interior’s Inspector General with political operative

Amid investigations into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s alleged misuse of taxpayer funds, the White House is stealthily moving to replace the agency’s acting inspector general with a 2016 Trump campaign worker, NBC News reported Tuesday. Interior’s Inspector General office wasn[...]

October 16th, 2018 - 10:31 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

The Cherokee Nation and GOP Racism

The Cherokee Nation has joined Trump in a racist attack on Elizabeth Warren.  What the Cherokee said is that she should not claim a tribal heritage based, on DNA, She has never made that claim.   This is a sad story of Cherokee history of racism. The Cherokee were slave owners and fought for the [[...]

October 16th, 2018 - 1:42 am § in Misc.

Why is English Wierd? Is it Sex?

Why is English so weirdly different from other languages? – John McWhorter | Aeon Essays No, English isn’t uniquely vibrant or mighty or adaptable. But it really is weirder than pretty much every other language AEON.CO|BY AEON[...]

October 15th, 2018 - 6:23 pm § in Misc.

Do Billionaires Have Estate Sales?

“Paul Allen} is Dead.  The Paul Allen Institutions May Live On Allen’s real impact will not be felt until he is redefined as whatever institutions he created succeed the man himself.   What is Vulcan unless it is a money machine to fund Paul’s hobbies? Does Vulcan have any other [...]

October 15th, 2018 - 4:33 pm § in Misc.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

Paul Allen died Monday in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, a disease he battled for years. His family described him as “a remarkable individual, a much loved brother and uncle, and an exceptional friend.” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said “he created magical pro[...]

October 15th, 2018 - 10:40 am § in Misc.

Defending free speech doesn’t make me an anti-Semite

A Facebook friend, “Ru Man” has gone full Trumpie, accusing me of being an antisemite  because I oppose Netanyahu and defend the free speech of academics who criticize Israel. For the record, 1. I oppose BDS. They are antisemtic. 2. As a Zionist, I despise Netanyahu.   The Netaynahu g[...]

October 15th, 2018 - 10:24 am § in Donald Trump

Trump reneges on ‘Pocahantas’ bet

DNA confirms Elizabeth Warren’s Native American ancestry During the 2016 campaign, Trump offered to donate $1 million to her favorite charity if she took a DNA test and it confirmed she has Native American blood: On Monday, Warren released the results of a DNA test confirming she has Native Am[...]

October 15th, 2018 - 10:16 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Elizabeth Warren: Family Legend was true ….

So Elizabeth’s Warren’s family legend was correct. She joins Barack Obama … in his case Ann Dunham, usually called his “white” mother was a descendant of the first African sold as a slave in colonial Virginia! A genetic analysis of Elizabeth Warren’s DNA shows he [...]