Archive for March 24th, 2022

March 24th, 2022 - 10:28 pm § in Humor, Misc.

When ice fishing, unhook fish house from snowmobile (video)

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March 24th, 2022 - 10:01 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Texas GOP expands its war against LGBQT kids

Texas AG Ken Paxton, a Republican homophobe, has ordered an Austin school district to stop observing Pride Week. Pride Week, he says, is “sex education” and therefore violates Texas law. That’s nonsense. It’s like saying observing the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is “[...]

March 24th, 2022 - 8:54 pm § in China, Donald Trump, Russia

Trump’s secret plan to end the war

Back in 1968, Nixon had a “secret plan” to end the Vietnam War: More war. He increased bombing and sent U.S. troops into Cambodia. Trump, too, has a secret plan to end the Ukraine war. Actually, two plans: Secret Plan #1 “Put Chinese flags on our F-22 fighter jets [and] bomb the sh[...]

March 24th, 2022 - 6:16 pm § in Biden, China, Donald Trump, Economics, Russia

BlackRock declares globalization dead

Globalization, the vast offshoring of manufacturing that shuttered American factories and destroyed blue-collar jobs, was already faltering before Trump came along with his trade wars and tariffs, followed by pandemic disruptions of supply chains that turned out to be more fragile than anyone suspec[...]

March 24th, 2022 - 3:42 pm § in Law and Courts, Russia

Has Putin seen this art lover?

If not personally, his agents may know where he is. John Ruffo (old photo, left; profile here), now 67, is a Brooklyn-born Italian-American con artist who disappeared in 1998 after being sentenced to prison for swindling U.S. banks out of $350 million. Why might he be hiding in Russia? Ruffo is a co[...]