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“Unite the Right” discovers a friend in the White House

“Unite the Right” discovers a friend in the White House

Full of irrational hatred and fear posing as pride, chanting “the Jews will not replace us” and other racist nonsense, they marched toward an old, hallowed bastion of learning, a university founded by a native son, Thomas Jefferson, a champion of the Enlightenment.

The Party of Lincoln has become the party of Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee

The Party of Lincoln has become the party of Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee

Mr. Trump has tripled down, quadrupled down on his morally bankrupt false equivalence between not only Nazis, anti-Semites, other racists, and the counter-protesters. But he’s now equating the greatest band of traitors in American history with our Founding Fathers.

Trump’s Civil War

Trump’s Civil War

Trump’s goal has never been to promote guns or white supremacy or to fuel attacks on the press and the left. These may be means, but the goal has been to build and fortify his power. And keep him in power even if it’s found that he colluded with Russia to get power.

Charlottesville: A gun in his face, but he got the photo

Charlottesville: A gun in his face, but he got the photo

Don’t look away. Four white neo-Nazis are beating a Black man, crawling on the ground, with their metal poles and a yellow hunk of lumber. The beating continues — there’s blood on the pavement. Zach got a shot of the gun and gunman, too. Luckily, the gunman didn’t shoot back.

Foreign policy as will and whim

Foreign policy as will and whim

Last week, President Donald Trump added Venezuela to the list of countries upon which the United States might unleash its military might. The threat came out of nowhere and even the Pentagon was more surprised by the announcement than the Venezuelan government.

Trump job approval rating now at 34%, new low

Trump job approval rating now at 34%, new low

President Donald Trump’s job approval rating in Gallup Daily tracking is at 34% for the three-day period from Friday through Sunday — by one point the lowest of his administration so far.

Making America hate again

Making America hate again

Two days late, Donald Trump has finally condemned violent white supremacists. He was pushed into it by a storm of outrage at his initial failure to do so in the wake of deadly violence to Charlottesville, Virginia.

Listening device that causes deafness is unheard of, expert says

Listening device that causes deafness is unheard of, expert says

An American expert on intelligence (i.e. espionage) confesses that he is baffled by the allegations from Washington that a Cuban security agency used some secret device to damage the hearing of U.S. diplomats in Havana last year.

A movie plot: U.S. diplomats go deaf in Cuba

A movie plot: U.S. diplomats go deaf in Cuba

Just when relations between Washington and Havana had fallen into soporific boredom comes the story of some U.S. diplomats who last year suffered inexplicable auditive damage in Cuba.

Reggaeton and diplomatic deafness

Reggaeton and diplomatic deafness

Since the information being offered on ‘Eargate’, from both the U.S. and Cuba, is so unclear, it could lead the imagination of many to think of more “realistic” causes, such as this…

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