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Old CNN website was source of unvetted 'random' info used by author of anti-Trump dossier, docs revea

Old CNN website was source of unvetted 'random' info used by author of anti-Trump dossier, docs revea


Via: Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη  •  50 comments  •  42 minutes ago
Former British spy Christopher Steele confessed that he used an unverified report submitted to a CNN website, where “random individuals” can post information, for his salacious   anti-Trump dossier . Steele made the awkward revelation during a deposition last year in a case involving Russian entrepreneur Aleksej Gubarev, who claims his companies Webzilla and XBT Holdings were defamed by...
Mar 18 3:37pm @3 Much of the Steele Dossier has been verified and proven true. Some of the Steele Dossier still remains unverified but none of the Steele Dossier has been thoroughly debunked or discredited....
Rabbi: Leftists ‘Much More Dangerous’ to Jews Than KKK

Rabbi: Leftists ‘Much More Dangerous’ to Jews Than KKK


Via: Keep America Great!  •  12 comments  •  an hour ago
The National Conference of Jewish Affairs (NCJA) held a demonstration at U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office on Thursday at 1 p.m. to protest her failure to discipline Rep. Ilhan Omar for repeatedly using anti-Semitic tropes or pass a clean resolution condemning anti-Semitism . Omar has a long history of controversial statements about Jews , jihadists and Catholic schoolboys ....
Mar 18 2:35am @2.1.1 No! It is why that lying right wing rabbi is talking PURE D BULLSHIT...
Mar 18 12:52am @2 Nope, 98% of US domestic terror attacks were perpetrated by white nationalist...
Trump has  Been Pitching for Three Innings and, has started to Balk on Almost Every Pitch

Trump has Been Pitching for Three Innings and, has started to Balk on Almost Every Pitch


By: Galen Marvin Ross  •  37 comments  •  yesterday
I was watching Chris Matthews tonight and, he said something that made me think of Trumps pitching average since becoming president, if Trump was pitching in the majors he would have been pulled by now. It is about the third inning in Trumps attempt to pitch for eight years, let's face it, he isn't doing all that well at the mound and, it has nothing to do with Mueller, although Mueller has...
Mar 16 10:29pm @4.2.2 Last night's fish must have gone bad because I dreamed an olde drunk in a stolen marine's uniform took all of her clothes off to pick up driftwood and New York peach pits at the end of Magnolia...
Mar 14 12:07am @2 Worst President Ever...
The Bible and Christianity were used to justify African slavery

The Bible and Christianity were used to justify African slavery


By: JohnRussell  •  435 comments  •  2 days ago  •  LOCKED
Shall we go to the horses mouth? George Mc Duffie was the sitting governor of South Carolina when he wrote this message to the state legislature in 1835. (excerpts) For the institution of domestic slavery we hold ourselves responsible only to God, and it is utterly incompatible with the dignity and the safety of the State, to permit any foreign authority to question...
Mar 16 9:54pm @14.2.116 So, you get me?
Mar 16 9:32pm @14.2.114 I would deem it extremely immoral if some outoftowner and his rowdy clan forcefully claimed and demanded that my ancestral homeland was now their own based upon some cock-n-bull made up story that...
Mar 16 4:11am @14.2.89 You know this, but, ancient Caananites were polytheists. Some Caananite tribes were probably held temporarily in bondage at different times in Egypt though never their entire nation as Cannanite...
Mar 15 10:39pm @14.2.70 And, that has what to do with the bible being used to justify slavery? Also, since most claim belief you can't blame atheists for societal ills. Are only atheists responsible for wars and...
Mar 15 9:42pm @14.2.63 Empathy and then man's laws came about from our common human experience and evolved similarly regardless of place, culture or religion. Murder and theft, kidnapping or assault, lying and cheating,...
Mar 14 4:24am @8.2.44 A Chinese sex slave ring was just busted in Florida a week ago...
Mar 13 11:57pm @8.2.42 The best I can tell the ancient Israelites thought being slaves sucked... That being enslaved was a bad bad thing but enslaving others was cool.
Mar 13 1:00am @10.2.1 The Southern Baptist Convention did not disavow slavery until 1995...
Video: US Bars Entry To International Criminal Court Investigators

Video: US Bars Entry To International Criminal Court Investigators


Via: Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη  •  47 comments  •  yesterday
Via   AP: WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel seeking to investigate alleged war crimes and other abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere, and may do the same with those who seek action against Israel, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday. Pompeo, acting on a threat delivered in...
Mar 16 3:16pm @6 We might as well own it. Under this administration the US is a Rogue Nation...
No, we’re not all socialists now

No, we’re not all socialists now


Via: Keep America Great!  •  87 comments  •  44 minutes ago
On Sunday, New York Post had an editorial about how many millennials embrace “socialism,” while not really knowing what it means:  “Millennials — ignorant of socialism’s appalling economic and human-rights history — increasingly embrace socialism and its naively unrealistic prescriptions for ending all human want.” I’m reminded of a college student who wrote his dad: “Dear Dad, No mon....
Mar 16 7:25am @2.1.37 No, it was the advent of mechanization, The Industrial Revolution, that created the goods and the leisure time that made the middle classes. The American prosperity of the 50's and 60's was mainly...
 College admissions scandal highlights the corrupt and exploitative world of collegiate sports

College admissions scandal highlights the corrupt and exploitative world of collegiate sports


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  18 comments  •  2 days ago
By   Jessica Luther, Author, "Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football And The Politics Of Rape" On Tuesday, America found at what many if not most Americans already knew: The system around college sports is broken. Over   50 rich people were arrested by the FBI   for participating in an   elaborate scheme involving falsifying test scores   and bribing coaches at universities like the...
Mar 16 4:58am @4 Super affluent kids already have a huge head start so them cheating really irks...
Mar 16 4:55am @3 Guidance Counselors are under paid and under appreciated which is why it is not seen as an important career path. That is too bad...
Mar 16 4:46am @1.1 Way back before the internet my Dad subscribed to a service that published lists and forms and instructions for applying for hundreds of obscure and seldom applied for cash scholarships. During my...
The Second Coming

The Second Coming


By: Vic Eldred  •  64 comments  •  2 days ago  •  LOCKED
Beto O'Rourke (AKA Beta Dork) is now in the race for President. The man who tried to topple Senator Ted Cruz, spending nearly $80 Million in the process, will now join a crowded field in the Democratic primaries, becoming the 15th democrat to run for President. It is good news for Republican Sen. John Cornyn (the other Texas Senator), up for re-election in 2020. Vanity Fair Magazine...
Mar 16 2:48am @2.4 O'Roark harkens back to the good old days of Texas politics when Texas was known for smart genial goodhearted progressive pols like Lloyd Benson and Ann Richards and not for angry numb nut...
Trump suggests that it could get 'very bad' if military, police, biker supporters play 'tough'

Trump suggests that it could get 'very bad' if military, police, biker supporters play 'tough'


Via: pat wilson  •  292 comments  •  10 hours ago
President Trump in a new interview suggested that his supporters are tougher than Democrats, and that if they actually play tough things could get "very bad." Trump made the comments in the context of an interview with the conservative outlet Breitbart in which he argued that Democrats play a tough political game.  “You know, the left plays a tougher game,...
Mar 15 8:26pm @13.2.2 Ever heard of Oklahoma's Sr US Senator James "Mountain-Jack" Inhofe? IMHO, Jack Inhofe should have never been allowed in the US Senate...
Mar 15 8:14pm @6.1.6 Well, that explains all those MAGA Hatters and their shit eatin grins...
Mar 15 8:02pm @1.4.5 Khrushchev is laughing in his grave. Things turned out as he predicted except it is the far right gop of today destroying America from within...
Mar 15 12:25pm @12.1.4 That is, of course, unless the horse is The Famous Donald Trump...
Mar 15 12:09pm @6.1.4 [Deleted]
Mar 15 12:04pm @3.1.10 Except those same ancient traitors are all republicans and Trump supporters today. They are the same far right nutters Trump is calling up to revolt, again.
Mar 15 12:00pm @3.1.9 Imagine if Obama said the same of blacks revolting back in 2011. KABOOM!  
Mar 15 11:55am @3.1.5 "THOSE IGNORANT OF HISTORY ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT IT"...
Mar 15 11:42am @3.1.1 Supreme Justices, Joint Chiefs and Congressional Leaders should act now. They have a constitutional duty to protect our republic from being tyranized. Consult historyto see that republics were...
Mar 15 11:33am @1.4 What I don't get is those fluffing it off as if it weren't an unprecedented threat... When did any President ever threaten Americans with incitements to violence? When did it become okay for our...
Mar 14 8:01pm @11 Trumpism = Thugocracy...
BREAKING 'ONE OF THE DARKEST DAYS': MULTIPLE FATALITIES IN SHOOTINGS AT NEW ZEALAND MOSQUES

BREAKING 'ONE OF THE DARKEST DAYS': MULTIPLE FATALITIES IN SHOOTINGS AT NEW ZEALAND MOSQUES


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  88 comments  •  9 hours ago
By   Phil Helsel, Ben Collins and Brandy Zadrozny Four people are in custody and multiple people are dead after reported shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. The nation's police commissioner said that while authorities are not aware of other suspects, they were not ruling anything out. Officials have not said how many people were killed or injured in the...
Mar 15 7:50pm @15.2 Can we all agree this is what comes from demonizing whole groups of people?  We've had enough of church, synagogue, mosque and gay bar mass murders... 
Families can sue gun maker for Sandy Hook school massacre: court

Families can sue gun maker for Sandy Hook school massacre: court


Via: Bob Nelson  •  313 comments  •  a minute ago
In a 4-3 ruling widely expected to be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Connecticut’s highest court found the lawsuit could proceed based on a state law protecting consumers against fraudulent marketing. “The Connecticut Supreme Court has blown a very large hole into the federal immunity for firearms manufacturers in lawsuits alleging criminal misuse of the products they sell,”...
Mar 15 7:40pm @1.2.32 Statistically just introducing a gun into a home multiplies the chances that a family member will die of gunfire. By far and away, your family is much safer not having any guns in your home. Gun...
Leftists see bigotry everywhere -- except where it actually is

Leftists see bigotry everywhere -- except where it actually is


Via: Keep America Great!  •  4 comments  •  3 days ago
It is the rare Republican today who hasn’t been called a racist or a bigot, particularly if he or she is running for office. From candidates for city council to presidential hopefuls , Republicans across the nation are perpetually put on the defensive, as if they have to prove that they're not racists. This has been the real goal of Democrats , and it has worked like a charm. But in...
Mar 15 7:24pm @2.1 IOW, "I know you are. But, what am I?" 
Lucky penny that saved WWII soldier's life when it deflected a bullet aimed at his chest is discovered more than 100 years later

Lucky penny that saved WWII soldier's life when it deflected a bullet aimed at his chest is discovered more than 100 years later


Via: Vic Eldred  •  2 comments  •  3 days ago  •  LOCKED
A lucky penny that saved a First World War soldier's life when it deflected a bullet from inside his breast pocket has been discovered more than 100 years later.     Private John Trickett kept the coin in his breast pocket as a poignant reminder of home while he served on the Western Front. It ended up saving his life when it took the full impact of a bullet fired at him by German...
Mar 15 7:19pm @2 Growing up the men I knew were mostly all survivors of either WW 1, WW 2 or Korea. I have seen coins, helmets, bibles, medals, canteens and other such lucky bullet torn souvenirs of war. Heros used...
Don’t Blame Robots for Low Wages

Don’t Blame Robots for Low Wages


Via: Bob Nelson  •  3 comments  •  3 days ago
The other day I found myself, as I often do, at a conference discussing lagging wages and soaring inequality. There was a lot of interesting discussion. But one thing that struck me was how many of the participants just assumed that robots are a big part of the problem — that machines are taking away the good jobs, or even jobs in general. For the most part this wasn’t even presented...
Mar 15 12:50pm @1.1 Over forty years ago (73-77) hard unskilled jobs like hauling hay or loading trucks paid me $5.00 an hour which was enough to live and go to college. It would take $40 per hour to equal that today...
Secret Mossad files show underground Iran nuke facility older than admitted

Secret Mossad files show underground Iran nuke facility older than admitted


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  29 comments  •  3 days ago
Secret Mossad files show underground Iran nuke facility older than admitted This discovery could be significant because it shows that Iran is still lying to the international community about a nuclear facility that has no reasonable use other than military. BY   YONAH JEREMY BOB, Jerusalem post,  MARCH 14 2019 A SATELLITE view of Iran's Fordow nuclear plant.. (photo...
Mar 15 10:21am @4.2.3 Trump pulling out of the accord have everything to do with Trump...
Live Updates: 49 killed in coordinated terrorist shootings at 2 mosques in New Zealand; 3 suspects in custody

Live Updates: 49 killed in coordinated terrorist shootings at 2 mosques in New Zealand; 3 suspects in custody


Via: Tessylo  •  52 comments  •  3 days ago
Live Updates: 49 killed in coordinated terrorist shootings at 2 mosques in New Zealand; 3 suspects in custody   KARMA ALLEN, ABC News   1 hour 9 minutes ago   49 killed in coordinated terrorist attack at mosques in New Zealand Scroll back up to restore default view. Live...
Mar 15 8:44am @3 This is what comes from tolerating hatred. Islamaphobia is not benign hate...
Government isn't the social fabric

Government isn't the social fabric


Via: Keep America Great!  •  9 comments  •  3 days ago
Over the weekend, Democratic Fresh Face and socialist darling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., spoke at the South by Southwest conference. While sitting amidst the enormous bounty provided by capitalism – top-notch electronic equipment, a massive crowd of paid ticket holders – AOC tore into capitalism. She called the system that has raised 80 percent of the globe from extreme poverty...
Mar 14 12:16am @2 Without good governance you can kiss your social fabric goodbye. Anarchy SUCKS!
What President Trump’s proposed budget cuts could mean for senior citizens

What President Trump’s proposed budget cuts could mean for senior citizens


Via: Krishna  •  94 comments  •  an hour ago
The record $4.7 trillion federal budget for 2020 calls for a 5% cut to social programs, including $845 billion from Medicare, $1.5 trillion from Medicaid and as much as $84 billion in Social Security disability benefits. Fellow legislators and others criticized the budget on Twitter, saying such deep cuts to these social safety-net programs would hurt vulnerable Americans who are...
Mar 14 12:13am @4.1 Ary Ayn Rand, Rand Paul and Paul Ryan. OH MY! What could go wrong?
Mar 14 12:10am @6.1 Providers denied payments equals patients being denied needed treatments...
Mar 13 11:48pm @5 [Deleted]
A photographer captured the last images of Kenya's 'elephant queen' just before her death

A photographer captured the last images of Kenya's 'elephant queen' just before her death


Via: Ender  •  26 comments  •  4 days ago
The last photos of one of Africa's great "tusker" elephants have just been released. The photos were taken by British photographer   Will Burrard-Lucas , who last month photographed a   rare African black leopard for the first time in more than 100 years . The elephant, named F_MU1 and whom Burrard-Lucas called the Elephant Queen, died of natural causes shortly after...
Mar 13 11:44pm @3.2 Some dream of sentient life on other planets while majestic species go extinct...
Trump promotes model's fringe 'Jexodus' campaign encouraging Jews to leave Democratic Party

Trump promotes model's fringe 'Jexodus' campaign encouraging Jews to leave Democratic Party


Via: Tessylo  •  21 comments  •  6 days ago
Trump promotes model's fringe 'Jexodus' campaign encouraging Jews to leave Democratic Party   Dylan Stableford   4 hours ago   Elizabeth Pipko and Donald Trump. (Photos: Michael Stewart/WireImage via Getty Images, Alex Brandon/AP) President Trump on Tuesday kept up his  campaign to turn Jewish voters away from the Democratic Party , tweeting support for an...
Mar 12 3:11pm @3.2 That seems reasonable yet round here that'll get you labeled antisemitic...
The truth is out-- Democrats hate the Jews!

The truth is out-- Democrats hate the Jews!


Via: Krishna  •  51 comments  •  one week ago
 Trump entered to Lee Greenwood’s " Proud to Be an American, " then launched into one of his trademark stream-of-consciousness speeches, according to three people who were there. They said the crowd roared with laughter throughout. Trump went off on what one guest called a "bizarre tangent." He described being home alone in the White House over Christmas "while the Democrats...
Mar 11 10:21pm @9.1.1 Yes, hopefully Netanyahu loses badly owing to corruption indictments...
Mar 11 4:25pm @9 Reality - Only 2 of the 27 Jewish members of the US House of Representatives are republicans and none of the 9 Jewish members of the US Senate are in the gop. Democrats Diane Feinstein and Chuck...
POLITICS Trump cheered Patriots to Super Bowl victory with founder of spa where Kraft was busted

POLITICS Trump cheered Patriots to Super Bowl victory with founder of spa where Kraft was busted


Via: Atheist יוחנן בן אברהם אבינו  •  52 comments  •  5 days ago
The woman who snapped the blurry Super Bowl selfie with the president was Li Yang, 45, a self-made entrepreneur from China who started a chain of Asian day spas in South Florida. Over the years, these establishments — many of which operate under the name Tokyo Day Spas — have gained a reputation for offering sexual services.
Mar 11 7:06am @6 Just another example of Trump turning DC into the swampiest swamp imaginable...
 Fox News host Jeanine Pirro suggests congresswoman's hijab means she is against US constitution

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro suggests congresswoman's hijab means she is against US constitution


Via: Krishna  •  11 comments  •  one week ago
A Fox News host close to Donald Trump has sparked bemusement and anger after suggesting Ilhan Omar’s decision to wear a hijab could mean she is opposed to the US constitution. Judge Jeanine Pirro, a legal pundit for the US news channel, also accused the Somali-American congresswoman of being anti-Israel and a believer in sharia law. “Think about it. Omar wears a hijab, which...
Mar 11 6:59am @3 Fox's Propagandists, like Pirro, would make Tokyo Rose and Axis Annie blush...
Alabama judge allows teen to sue on behalf of aborted fetus

Alabama judge allows teen to sue on behalf of aborted fetus


Via: Gordy327  •  123 comments  •  5 days ago
A teenager in Alabama is suing an abortion clinic for terminating the life of his unborn child against his wishes. On Tuesday, an Alabama county court recognized the aborted fetus, "Baby Roe," as a plaintiff in the lawsuit, making the case one of the first of its kind, his lawyer said. Ryan Magers, 19, of Madison County, claims his girlfriend got a medicated abortion at the Alabama Women's...
Mar 09 6:23pm @1.1.79 Often, as in your case, there are those who are just plain ol wrong. That would explain why some opinions get dismissed out of hand...
Dems can't condemn an anti-Semite

Dems can't condemn an anti-Semite


By: Vic Eldred  •  63 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Rep Ilhan Omar recently told an audience of supporters at the Busboys and Poets café: “I want to talk about the political influence in this country that says it is okay to push for allegiance to a foreign country."   Ilhan Omar (Anti-Semite) Does it sound anti-Semitic? No doubt about it. It hasn't been the first time for Omar. It seems like only weeks ago that she was forced to...
Mar 08 1:43am @8.1 Are you bothered that Islamaphobia is condemned equally with antisemitism? They are equal. You know? Both are toxic byproducts of religious intolerance... I am sure antisemitites feel justified...
Mar 07 8:00pm @5 Democrats outvoted the damn gop to pass a resolution condemning all hate...
The end of blonde jokes?

The end of blonde jokes?


By: Buzz of the Orient  •  114 comments  •  one week ago
Mar 08 1:32am @15.4.1 Those are lame excuses for indulging in racism and sexism... OAC is already known by her monogram alone. She is a brilliant beautiful young woman whose opinions though different than your own...
Mar 07 8:47pm @15.1.1 What did kindergarteners ever do to be compared with all this juvenality? 
Mar 07 8:24pm @15 HELLO HELLO Hello Hello hello hello... Nice echochamber you got going here. The far right is so scared of a 29yo first term congresswoman they have resorted to not just lying about her and by...
Trump Doesn't Want Anyone to See His High School Grades

Trump Doesn't Want Anyone to See His High School Grades


Via: Tessylo  •  48 comments  •  one week ago
Politics Trump Extremely Doesn't Want Anyone to See His High School Grades After demanding Obama release his grades, Trump rushed to make sure his own were kept secret. Last week, when Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen   testified before Congress, he aired a good...
Mar 07 11:18am @3.3 President Obama graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard Law School where he was The Editor of The Harvard Law Review while Donald Trump's professors remember him as "The Dumbest Student" they EVER...
GOP senator: Trump lied about hush money payments because he 'loves his family'

GOP senator: Trump lied about hush money payments because he 'loves his family'


Via: Tessylo  •  13 comments  •  one week ago
GOP senator: Trump lied about hush money payments because he 'loves his family'   Dylan Stableford   20 hours ago   Ever since  Donald Trump  was elected president and consolidated his hold over the Republican base, the consistent position of most GOP officeholders, in the...
Mar 07 11:02am @1.1 Witch Family...
U.S. Trade Deficit Hits A Ten Year High

U.S. Trade Deficit Hits A Ten Year High


Via: JohnRussell  •  7 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Another example of Trump saying something and the opposite actually happening. US Trade Gap Jumped to 10-Year High; Record Gap With China By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit jumped nearly 19 percent in December, pushing the trade imbalance for all of 2018 to widen to a decade-long high of $621 billion. The...
Mar 06 10:12am @3 Trumpism is already a BIG FAILURE... Tarrifs are taxes charged Americans buying foreign goods. Ask a 5th grader.
TWO OUT OF THREE AMERICANS BELIEVE DONALD TRUMP IS A CRIMINAL

TWO OUT OF THREE AMERICANS BELIEVE DONALD TRUMP IS A CRIMINAL


By: JohnRussell  •  143 comments  •  5 days ago
Qunnipiac poll says two thirds of Americans believe Trump committed crimes prior to becoming president. This begs the question, how or why is he still in office? I read something yesterday to the effect of that Trump's existence and behavior in the highest office has served to break down norms and standards that we as Americans have always accepted as a given. That is his...
Mar 06 8:23am @3.1.17 Incorrect... If impeached by the House Trump will be tried by the Senate...
Mar 05 4:36pm @2 Those remaining one in three Americans are those who support criminal Trumpism...
Lie- A - Palooza  Demeans America

Lie- A - Palooza Demeans America


By: JohnRussell  •  13 comments  •  one week ago
R epublicans accept and applaud Trump’s horrifying lies President Trump’s horrifying, two-hour rant at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday — of a piece with unhinged dictators spewing venom and lies to a crowd no longer moored t... The Washington Post 1d Opinion...
Mar 06 12:41am @4 Trump lies so damn much he puts rugs to shame...
‘Medicare for All’: The Impossible Dream

‘Medicare for All’: The Impossible Dream


Via: Jasper2529  •  18 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
The Brits and Canadians I know certainly love their single-payer health care systems. If one of their politicians suggested they should switch to the American health care model, they’d throw him out the window. So single-payer health care, or in our case “Medicare for all,” is worth taking seriously. I’ve just never understood how we get from here to there, how we transition from our...
Mar 05 4:35pm @6 We pay twice as much for worse outcomes under for profit insurance system...
Gas-guzzling car rides expose AOC’s hypocrisy amid Green New Deal pledge

Gas-guzzling car rides expose AOC’s hypocrisy amid Green New Deal pledge


Via: Jasper2529  •  63 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to save the planet with her Green New Deal, but she keeps tripping over her own giant carbon footprint. “We’re like, ‘The world is going to end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change,’ ” the progressive darling said in January, speaking of herself and her fellow millennials. “And, like, this is the war; this is our World War II.”...
Mar 05 4:32pm @5 AOC is everywhere. She is going places. The damn gop is scared shitless of her...
The Road to Ideology. How Friedrich Hayek Became a Monster

The Road to Ideology. How Friedrich Hayek Became a Monster


Via: Bob Nelson  •  13 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Any serious student of economics can’t help but notice that the academic and popular versions are as different from each other as Dr. Frankenstein and his monster. Take Friedrich Hayek, for example. His books could fill a bookshelf and the commentary could fill a small library, but the monstrous version can only speak in two-word sentences. “Government bad ! Market good !” Likewise...
Mar 05 4:23pm @5 The many damn good reasons why John Maynard Keynes is The Father of Modern Economics and Dumbass Milton Friedman is not...
Trump ordered top-secret security clearance for Jared Kushner despite concerns of John Kelly, intel officials

Trump ordered top-secret security clearance for Jared Kushner despite concerns of John Kelly, intel officials


Via: FLYNAVY1  •  109 comments  •  2 weeks ago
President Donald Trump early last year directed his then-chief of staff, John Kelly, to give presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance - a move that made Kelly so uncomfortable that he documented the request in writing, according to current and former administration officials. After Kushner, a senior White House adviser, and his wife, Ivanka Trump, pressured the...
Mar 04 4:32pm @6 The security of The United States of America is imperiled by Trump & Co...
Jared Kushner Calls Kim Jong-un “Totally Unqualified Person” Who Got Job Only Through Nepotism

Jared Kushner Calls Kim Jong-un “Totally Unqualified Person” Who Got Job Only Through Nepotism


Via: Bob Nelson  •  8 comments  •  2 weeks ago
MANDEL NGAN / AFP / GETTY Offering a stunningly blunt appraisal of the North Korean leader, Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that Kim Jong-un was a “totally unqualified person” who attained his position of power only through nepotism. “Here you have a guy who has no government experience, and he’s in charge of the whole thing,” Kushner said, in an interview with Fox News. “It’s the...
Mar 02 6:56pm @2 Another example of the stunning lack of self awareness among of Trump & Co...