Oh what a tangled web we weave when politics gets involved.
Everything is political.
- 1 percent now owns more than at any time in the past 50 years April 24, 2018
The top 20 percent of households own 90 percent of the stuff in America Their average net worth? $3 million. That leaves just 10 percent of the pie for the remaining 80 percent of the populace. The American top 1 percent gobble up twice as much (40 percent) as the top 1 percent in ...
- Why are The Stoneman Douglas Students So Good At This? Their School Actually Educated Them. March 4, 2018
“The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
returned to class Wednesdaymorning two weeks and moral centuries after a tragic mass shooting ended the lives of 17 classmates and teachers. Sen. Marco Rubio marked their return by scolding them for being “infected” with “arrogance” and “boasting.” The Florida legislature marked their return by enacting a $67 million program to ...
- Trump’s former White House adviser coincidentally sold off all of his steel-related stocks last week March 3, 2018
On Thursday white supremacist in chief Donald Trump annoucned that he would be announcing tariffs on steel and aluminum sometime soon.
One of the many swamp creatures Donald Trump invited into the white house
was billionaire investor Carl Icahn—who became Trump’s “special adviser on regulatory matters” at the beginning of Trump’s term in office. For Icahn that meant ...
- Krugman: Congratulations America, You’ve Been Scammed. March 3, 2018
So you go out for dinner with a wealthy acquaintance. “I’ll take care of everything,” he says, and orders you a hamburger. Then he orders himself an expensive steak and a bottle of wine, which he doesn’t share. And when the waiter comes with the check, he points at you and says, “Charge it to ...
- Gullibility October 15, 2017
Imagine for a moment being so gullible that you could actually believe
the following things:
That Trump is a Christian in any meaningful sense at all, or cares even the tiniest little bit about religion and morality.
That there was actually some sort of plot to stop people from saying Merry Christmas.
That Trump has reversed that reality ...
- 69 House Republicans agree with Trump: Let Puerto Rico drown – Shareblue Media October 15, 2017
Between slow-walking military aid to the island, viciously attacking the mayor of San Juan, throwing paper towels at people with no water and power, and repeatedly refusing to allow foreign ships to enter Puerto Rican ports with supplies, he is whining about how ungrateful Puerto Ricans are and that FEMA cannot stay “forever.” Trump is ...
- Top Bush aide to GOP: ‘It’s time to panic’ | TheHill October 14, 2017
“The time for whispered criticisms and quiet snickering is over,” Gerson writes. “The time for panic and decision is upon us
. It is no longer possible to safely ignore the leaked cries for help coming from within the administration,They reveal a president raging against enemies, obsessed by slights, deeply uninformed and incurious, unable to focus, ...
- Thrashing around in a rage, Trump unleashes a new volley of threats – The Washington Post October 14, 2017
Are you tired of all the winning yet?
Trump is exhibiting the traits of “dictatorial leaders throughout history and in illiberal societies throughout the world.”
“He is showing clear signs of an authoritarian leader, most notably by blurring the national and the personal, considering critique of him critique of the country, and clearly considers dissent as unpatriotic and ...
- Sinister figures lurk around our careless president – The Washington Post October 14, 2017
The axiom that “Hell is truth seen too late” is mistaken; damnation deservedly comes to those who tardily speak truth that has long been patent.
his crusade to make America great again is increasingly dominated by people who explicitly repudiate America’s premises. The faux nationalists of the “alt-right” and their fellow travelers such as Stephen K. Bannon, ...
- Former Wharton Professor: “Donald Trump Was the Dumbest Goddam Student I Ever Had.” October 14, 2017
Another biographer, Gwenda Blair, wrote in 2001 that Trump was admitted to Wharton on a special favor from a “friendly” admissions officer. The officer had known Trump’s older brother, Freddy. Trump’s classmates doubt that the real estate mogul was an academic powerhouse. “He was not in any kind of leadership. I certainly doubt he was the ...
- Trump is no Hitler – he’s a Mussolini, says Oxford historian Oxford Today October 14, 2017
‘We shouldn’t be complacent,’ she warns. ‘People are worried — our system looks a bit shaky at the moment. If I were Jewish, given the history of europe
’s treatment of Jews, I would get nervous.’It is also reasonable today to anticipate a possible major war, MacMillan says. She notes that Steve Bannon has said ‘there ...
- Billionaire Trump backer’s data firm under investigation for Russia connections October 14, 2017
Cambridge Analytica and their parent, SCL, are engines that run on hate. They play up social, ethnic, and racial divides for the profit of their clients. Whether it’s planted news stories, created “social movements” or rumors spread through every means available, they’re the go-to company for generating discord … to win. And they’ve bragged about how ...
- FEMA: “Not our job to deliver water and food” to Puerto Ricans. Think I am making this up? Wrong! October 14, 2017
The game plan in Puerto Rico is clear.
The sons of bitches are going to grind those poor bastards into dust, trigger a mass exodus of those who can afford to leave, and then swoop in and buy up the land
at fire sale prices so they can build high priced condos to use as real ...
- How ordinary people made Charlottesville possible August 21, 2017
the tragedy that took place in Charlottesville last weekend could not have occurred without the tacit acceptance of millions of ordinary, law
-abiding Americans who helped create such a racially explosive climate. it’s the ordinary people — the voters who elected a reality TV star with a record of making racially insensitive comments, the people who ...
- Spoken like the ultimate politician! June 23, 2017
Politician dies and arrives in heaven, but what awaits him comes as a total surprise.
While walking down the street one day, a presidential candidate is tragically hit by a car and dies.His soul
arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the entrance.“Welcome
to heaven,” says St. Peter. “Before you settle in, it ...
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