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July 4th, 2018 - 1:47 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics, Repugnants, world

Trumpism Under Putin

JULY 4: Russians say Putin, military power & unique spirit make them glorious nation Victory Day celebrations on the Red Square in Moscow © Moskva news agency Almost half of all Russians consider their country a great world power, naming the president, the military forces and the spirit of the [...]

June 28th, 2018 - 11:25 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Ex-spokesman says ICE lies to the public

A former ICE spokesman who quit in March went on TV Thursday to tell the public the agency lies. “James Schwab told CBS News on Wednesday that he became ‘extremely uncomfortable’ in February when Attorney General Jeff Sessions made false statements about immigration raids in Oakl[...]

June 26th, 2018 - 8:46 pm § in Politics

28-year-old Latina woman topples 4th ranking House Democrat

In a Queens-Bronx district, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, who ran without corporate donations and was outspent 16-to-1, defeated veteran Democrat Joe Crowley in the Tuesday, June 26, 2018, primary. Ocasio-Cortez is virtually guaranteed to win the heavily Democratic district against a token GOP oppo[...]

June 21st, 2018 - 5:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Speaker bureau drops Lewandowski for “womp, womp” remark

Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s fired early campaign manager, was kicked off a speaker’s bureau engagement list Thursday for his disrespectful “womp womp” remark about an immigrant child with Down’s syndrome. It’s a costly punishment. Speaking fees can run five and six[...]

June 19th, 2018 - 12:37 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

Are you still proud to be an American?

I’ve never been so ashamed of my country as I am right now.  [...]

June 18th, 2018 - 10:18 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Schools & Colleges

WSU’s Mike Leach falls for fake Obama video

Cougar coach swallowed aging internet hoax WSU’s head football coach Mike Leach is an ardent Trump supporter. That made him an easy mark for a hoax video using edited footage to make it sound like President Obama said, in a 2014 Brussels speech, that Americans are “too small-minded to go[...]

June 12th, 2018 - 4:38 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Infantile governor throws election tantrum

“Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said he would ‘probably not’ certify the results of Tuesday’s primary election” because he doesn’t like his state’s new “ranked choice” voting system that Republicans unsuccessfully fought against in federal and state co[...]

June 8th, 2018 - 11:18 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Jews, Politics

Krauthammer: That’s all she wrote, folks

Influential conservative pundit Charles Krauthammer announced Friday he’s lost his battle against cancer, has only a few weeks to live, and has written his last column. Krauthammer, 68, is an Oxford and Harvard-educated psychiatrist who became a quadraplegic in college as a result of a diving [...]

June 7th, 2018 - 8:21 am § in Politics, Religion

China Adapts Buddhism to the Corporate Values of the State

Party vs Profit Sacred Chinese Buddhist sites have in recent years become major tourist attractions in the new China. This tourism boom has been fueled by a growing spiritual vacuum amid China’s newly-moneyed classes, but efforts to cash in on it now appear to have been stymied by a state drive to[...]

June 7th, 2018 - 7:58 am § in America, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics

President Trump Brings an ALL STAR Team to Negotiate With Kim Jung Un

Donald Trump has assembled a unique team to negotiate with Kim Jung Un .  The Team includes John Bolton, the great leader who inspired President GW Bush to invade Iraq, Sebastian Gorka, adviser to both Donald Trump and far right Hungarian  Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Sean Hannity,the scion of Fau[...]