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November 17th, 2017 - 1:28 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Religion, world

Ignoring the Muslim Fight Against ISIS

While Trump demonizes all Islam, befriends the Saudis, and demonizes Shiite Iraq,  just before America’s Inauguration Day  tens of millions of Shia Muslims made an incredibly heartening statement, by risking their lives to travel through war-stricken areas to openly defy ISIS. Shia women, me[...]

September 19th, 2017 - 6:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Repugnants, world

What the world thinks of America now

Trump has drastically improved America’s favorability ratings in one country. The rest of the world thinks we suck. (Click on image to enlarge; click here for source.)  [...]

September 18th, 2017 - 1:48 pm § in Foreign Affairs

Stanislov Petrov, 1939-2017

The key figure in one of the Cold War’s most frightening incidents, he saved the world from an accidental nuclear war. (Read story here.)    [...]

July 30th, 2017 - 7:16 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Will the Don Take Out The Un?

U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula SEOUL – The United States flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force after Pyongyang’s recent tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles, the U.S. and South Korean Air Forces said.[...]

July 27th, 2017 - 12:34 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

Trump’s Monarchist Foreign Policy

US media dishes dirt on Saudi blockade of Qatar So Trump went to Saudi Arabia.  The Donald feasted with hereditary rulers as the world saw the President of the US glowing as a leader among sheikhs and kings.  Trump’s visit sanctified the Saudi version of Islam, the product of the brutalist, [...]

July 19th, 2017 - 5:51 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

TRUMP COLLUDES WITH PUTIN TO CREATE A RUSSIAN PUPPET STATE IN SYRIA

Trump ends covert CIA program to arm anti-Assad rebels in Syria, a move sought by Moscow Closing the secret program is an acknowledgment of the limits on Washington’s ability to oust the Syrian president. WASHINGTONPOST.COM|BY GREG JAFFE[...]

July 18th, 2017 - 1:03 am § in Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Religion

Is The Caliph Dead?

DESPITE RUSSIAN AND IRAQI SOURCES, KURDISH SECURITY SAYS CALIPH IS STILL ALIVE Even more than the fall of the supposed capital of ISIS caliphate, the death of Baghdadi, the DAESH claimant to be the Caliph, would be historic. Sources in Russia and now in Iraq said Baghdadi has now been killed.  Beca[...]

July 13th, 2017 - 7:59 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Jefferson

BREAKING NEWS: China’s Civil Rights Leader Dies As a Political Prisoner

Liu Xiaobo Dies A chair sat empty for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo in Oslo in 2010. The rights activist was imprisoned in China in 2009. Heiko Junge/AFP/Getty Images Prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo, the only Chinese citizen ever to be awarded a Nobel Prize while still residing in China, has di[...]

July 13th, 2017 - 12:29 am § in Foreign Affairs

Norwegians raise cash to restore penis-shaped rock destroyed by vandals

SAVE THE TROLLPIKKEN The people of Norway donated around 227,000 kroner ($27,000) via a crowdfundingwebsite to reattach the rocky appendage to the cliff face after vandals dismembered it late last month.  [...]

July 8th, 2017 - 10:25 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

The latest from the G20- make that the G19….

NEWSWEEK: Trump on the periphery at G20 We all know that President Donald Trump likes to get prime position in any photo opportunity. On his first visit to Europe in May, he appeared to shove the prime minister of Montenegro aside in order to get to the front of the pack of world leaders, providin[...]