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October 18th, 2018 - 12:16 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Politics

Flag Fights en Suisse

  The vice president of pro-immigrant organization Secondos Plus has infuriated far-right politicians and others in Switzerland with his “humorous” calls for a new Swiss flag, contributor Meritxell Mir reports.   What started as a joke to provoke reflection on Swiss values has turned into a n[...]

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 12th, 2018 - 7:08 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

This election is about respect.

Democrat Amy McGrath is challenging GOP Rep. Andy Barr in Kentucky’s 6th District. Barr, who criticized Bill Clinton for “draft evasion,” never served in the military. He can’t say that about her.[...]

October 11th, 2018 - 10:58 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics, Repugnants

Is Kushner’s Tie to Muhamud ibn Salman a Kosher Deal?

Killed Under The American Don, his son in law, Jared Kushner has created an alliance between Bibi Netanyahu and  the most extreme conservative forces in the Arab world … led by the  crown prince of Saudi Arabia. I Now this alliance between Trump, Muhamud and Netanyahu has done something too[...]

October 7th, 2018 - 11:46 pm § in Politics

A modest Supreme Court proposal

Democrats should shrink the court to 7 justices, with seat retention based on seniority. This would get rid of Trump’s appointees with simple congressional majorities and the signature of a Democratic president. Now that the Supreme Court has been seized by reactionaries, and we face the prosp[...]

October 7th, 2018 - 8:36 am § in Politics, Repugnants

Collins asserts someone else assaulted Ford

In a TV segment taped Saturday for Sunday airing, GOP Sen. Susan Collins, who cast the pivotal vote that put Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, claimed she believes someone else assaulted Sen. Christine Blasey Ford. The rest of her party abandoned the “mistaken identity” defense immed[...]

October 6th, 2018 - 9:58 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics, Repugnants

GOP TO WOMEN: DROP DEAD

Yesterday, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine became the face of the Republican Party when she spoke on the Senate floor to defend her party’s — and her — support for Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s pick to fill the Supreme Court seat being vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Coll[...]

October 2nd, 2018 - 9:24 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Can China Replace Hollywood?

China’s Qingdao Movie Metropolis, dubbed “Chinawood”,  aims to become the global capital of film production.  © Wang Zhao, AFP | The Qingdao Movie Metropolis was inaugurated on Saturday, April 28, on China’s east coast. Text by Guillaume GUGUEN In the field of new technologie[...]