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Archive for August 15th, 2020

August 15th, 2020 - 11:12 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Russia

Trump considering Snowden pardon

President Trump says he’s “very strongly” looking at pardoning CIA tattler Eric Snowden. His remarks suggest he’s made a decision and a pardon for the whistleblower is coming. Trump made the statements at one of his golf courses on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. Earlier in the week[...]

August 15th, 2020 - 8:03 pm § in Humor, Misc.

Ferdinand the Bull charges firemen battling So. Cal. wildfire

No bull! This bull “is known locally as Ferdinand,” according to a Los Angeles TV station, and he’s not the flower-smelling sweetheart of the children’s story (left). He’s more like “Get off my lawn!” or snorting to that effect. Read story here and watch vid[...]

August 15th, 2020 - 5:00 pm § in Misc.

Russia’s Vietnam

The Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979 and withdrew in defeat in 1989. Over that decade, millions of Afghans were driven from their homes, between 1/2 million and 2 million Afghan civilians were killed, and the Soviets officially recorded about 13,500 combat deaths and some 53,700 wounded in c[...]