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October 17th, 2019 - 5:05 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

GOP fundraising mailers scam citizens by posing as census surveys

The Republican National Committee is trying to raise money for Trump’s re-election by sending out bogus surveys designed to look like census forms, the Washington Post and Huffington Post reported Thursday. “Two civil rights groups demanded that the Republican National Committee immediat[...]

October 17th, 2019 - 4:41 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Rick Perry reportedly will resign

Administration sources have confirmed that Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who is implicated in the Ukraine scandal, has informed President Trump that he plans to resign. Perry’s comments to the Wall Street Journal earlier this week suggest a departure date after Thanksgiving and before the end [...]

October 15th, 2019 - 8:14 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics

THE Ave Challenge: Who said that?

“The Third World is being required to pay a debt of $2.5 trillion, which is utterly unpayable under the present conditions. And yet $1 trillion is being spent every year on increasingly more sophisticated and lethal weapons. Why and for what?”[...]

October 2nd, 2019 - 9:21 am § in America, Jews, Politics

BREAKING NEWS May Bernie be enscribed in the book of life.

Bernie Sanders was hospitalized last night for chest pain.  The cardiologists found he had severe coronary artery disease.  They removed the blockage and inserted two stents to keep the arteries open. This is an event that has two meanings. To start with, today is the second day of the period call[...]

September 17th, 2019 - 1:16 pm § in Politics

GOP lawmaker claims rape is consensual

CNN reports that Barry Hovis, a Republican and ex-cop elected to Missouri’s legislature in 2018, claimed in support of an unconstitutional anti-abortion bill that most rapes are “date rapes or consensual rapes.” Read story here. I think a lot of women would be surprised to learn th[...]

September 13th, 2019 - 9:50 am § in Politics

Texas GOP legislator threatens Beto O’Rourke over proposed assault rifle ban

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s not-entirely-unreasonable remark in Thursday night’s debate that, “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47, we are not going to allow them to be used against fellow Americans anymore,” prompted an angr[...]

August 6th, 2019 - 12:16 pm § in Politics

McConnell’s campaign uses tombstone to depict his opponent

On the same weekend as deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign circulated this photo depicting his Amy McGrath, Democratic opponent as dead and buried (lower right in photo). Honestly, this is how today’s Republicans think about people[...]

July 4th, 2019 - 8:57 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

On Independence Day, an American Hero Announces His Independence

Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party.   OPED in today’s Washington Post by Justin Amash When my dad was 16, America welcomed him as a Palestinian refugee. It wasn’t easy moving to a new country, but it was the greatest blessing of his life. Throughout my ch[...]

July 2nd, 2019 - 7:14 pm § in Christianity, Donald Trump, Politics, Religion

Fox News pastor calls Democrats “godless”

Robert Jeffress, the pastor of a Dallas megachurch with about 13,000 members, a Fox News contributor, and an ardent Trump supporter, told attendees at an evangelical conference in Washington D.C. on Saturday that the Democratic Party is “a godless organization” and urged the crowd to be [...]

June 26th, 2019 - 8:53 am § in America, Israel/Palestine, Politics, Saudi Arabia

‘Netanyahu’s Regime Must Be Toppled’: Ehud Barak Makes Comeback With New Israeli Political Party

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak announced today the establishment of a new party, saying Prime Minister Benajmin Netanyahu’s regime, with its “corrupt and messianic elements,” must be toppled. As a Zionist, I despair of what Israel has become.   Israel is becoming a modern versi[...]