New frontiers in sucking: Why is the Trump campaign selling plastic straws?
Via: John Russell • Op/Ed • 11 Comments • 3 Likes • 36 seconds ago
“To be sure, the Trump administration didn't start this conservative trend of obsessive griping about even the most minor inconveniences. For...”
The right's bizarre plastic-straw fetish is about making a lack of empathy central to conservative identity Why is the Donald Trump campaign so obsessed with drinking straws? In the midst of a news cycle focused on how much Trump is centering white nationalism in his 2020...
If Trump Were an Airline Pilot
Via: John Russell • Op/Ed • 6 Comments • 2 Likes • an hour ago
“If the U.S. Navy knew that one of its commanders was routinely lying about important operational details, plus lashing out under criticism, plus...”
If Trump Were an Airline Pilot excerpt …….These are episodes of what would be called outright lunacy, if they occurred in any other setting: An actually consequential rift with a small but important NATO ally, arising from the idea that the U.S. would “buy Greenland.” Trump’s...
Tea Party Ex Congressman Joe Walsh To Run Against Trump As Republican
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 23 Comments • 14 hours ago
“In an op-ed for the paper last week, Walsh called Trump’s trade war “narcissistic” and denounced him for his racism, constant lying, and running up...”
Joe Walsh, the impetuous former Republican congressman, will announce a beyond-long-shot primary bid against President Trump in the coming days, the New York Times reports. Walsh, who was elected out of Illinois as part of the Tea Party wave of 2010, then ousted by Democrat Tammy Duckworth two...
U.S. created 500,000 fewer jobs since 2018 than previously reported, new figures show
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 1 Comments • yesterday
U.S. created 500,000 fewer jobs since 2018 than previously reported, new figures show Hiring doesn’t appear to have gotten big boost from Trump tax cuts Turns out hiring wasn’t nearly as strong in 2018 and early 2019 as the government initially reported — by about a half-million jobs. The...
Op-Ed -------This Isn’t the Madman Theory. This Is a Madman President.
Via: John Russell • Op/Ed • 26 Comments • 6 Likes • 2 minutes ago
“Donald Trump, the conqueror of Greenland, victor of World Trade War I, King of the Jews, richest man in the world, number-one lover man of all...”
The Daily Beast › This Isn’t the Madman Theory. This Is a Madman President. Rick Wilson August 22, 2019 At this moment, on another Earth, a man is locked in a padded cell, nodding to the gibbering chorus of voices in his head and smearing out his manifesto on the grimy...
Trump Retweets Crank Who Says Trump Is The King Of Israel And The Second Coming
By: John Russell • News & Politics • 17 Comments • 3 Likes • 19 hours ago
“Thank you to Wayne Allyn Root for the very nice words. “President Trump is the greatest President for Jews and for Israel in the history of the world, not just America, he is the best President for Israel in the history of the world...and the Jewish people in Israel love him.... ...like he’s...
The Trump administration is drifting right into the icebergs
Via: John Russell • Op/Ed • 9 Comments • 2 Likes • 2 days ago
excerpt ...The GOP's fortunes in Texas have long been propped up by low voter turnout. But the party's troubles in major metro areas finally showed up in Texas during the past two cycles, with Trump and Cruz saved only by incredible margins in rural, white areas. As Texas continues to grow...
Trump cancels Denmark visit because it won't sell Greenland
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 158 Comments • 5 Likes • 39 minutes ago
“"Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's comments, that she would have no...”
Trump cancels Denmark visit because it won't sell Greenland www.upi.com 1 min read President Donald Trump postponed a trip to Denmark after the prime minister said she has no interest in selling Greenland to the United States. NASA Photo by Chris Larsen/UPI | License Photo...
Police thwarted six mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 7 Comments • 2 Likes • 2 days ago
In the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted six separate mass shootings or white supremacist attacks across the US. At least four of the alleged foiled plots also appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist...
Donald Trump Accuses Jews Who Vote Democrat of 'A Total Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty'
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“President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Jewish-Americans who vote for Democrats of showing "great disloyalty."”
Donald Trump Accuses Jews Who Vote Democrat of 'A Total Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty' President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Jewish-Americans who vote for Democrats of showing "great disloyalty." "Any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat — I think it shows either a total lack...