I'm sure you are all aware of the brave struggles of desperate freedom fighters in Syria who toil to free themselves from the grasp of that evil dictator Assad. Well, as it turns out, that story may not be entirely accurate. Much more likely is that it's entirely made-up out of whole cloth... particularly now that we've got the smoking gun(s).
To start: I'm a globalist, internationalist sustainable fair trader I believe it is one way to bring peace.
The noises coming out of America's right wing.
America deserves protecting from foreigners.
Springtime in Auckland brings warmer temperatures, but so far not much less rain. As much as I love the rain I am really ready for more than just brief intermissions of sun.
Teaser for visibility:
Twenty years ago we used to mock the Communists for their dreary
"State Electrical Goods Store #12". Now we go to dreary category
killer stores like Home Depot, which make the old Russian
stuff look mom-and-pop size.
Can't say I'm surprised by this one bit.
Twitter Inc on Thursday banned advertisements from accounts owned by Russian media outlets Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik, citing allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies that the outlets tried to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election. [..]
Election-meddling is “not something we want on Twitter,” the San Francisco-based social network said in an unsigned statement.
1 + 1 = 2; 2 + 2 = 4; 3 + 2 = 5.
That's mathematics (rudimentary in the example) which is known as "the pure science" because it does not deal with actual objects although it is regularly applied to objective things, like gravity, or astrophysics or even those computer things that often plague us.
NYT Reporter: Clinton Campaign Lawyer Lied To Me About Dossier Funding
On the heels of an explosive report alleging that the Hillary Clinton campaign helped pay for that infamous Trump-Russia dossier, known in some circles as the "golden showers dossier," two New York Times reporters have publicly accused Clinton's campaign lawyer, Marc Elias, of lying to them about funding the research.
Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossieR
The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about Donald Trump’s connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin, people familiar with the matter said.
Trump administration to lease 77 million acres in Gulf of Mexico
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will sell leases for some 77 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling, the largest sale of offshore leases in U.S. history.
This is a comment I made earlier in response to Strife Deliver essay.
It is below standard for an essay, but I hope to hear from c99 on this topic.
civil disobedience on a mass scale.
If 1% of the 80 million screwed-over workers would answer, we could shut down parts of system for short time.
the targets could be changed at will.
Is our situation worse than what Castro faced?
we must find a workable strategy & tactics.
The symptoms are straightforward; no differential diagnosis necessary. Most patients present with one of the following "complaints:"
"I never thought I'd agree with McCain, but ..."
"I never thought I'd miss W, but ..."
"I never thought I could like Paul Ryan, but ..."*
Where is The Democratic Party headed you ask? Is any reform or "change" possible (as people like Bernie Sanders would like us to believe)?
*I urge folks to read gjohnsit essay regarding Americans and "freedoms".
America is a nation of slaves.
Not in the past -- right now.
America, right now, has hundreds of millions of slaves.
Damn, could it be more obvious? What is it with humans?
I've been railing against rule by the rich for some time now. That is THE problem, that and our pathetic political systems that allow them to rule us. Everyone knows it, everyone has always known it, most everyone anyway. It's everywhere with this global capitalist greedfest occurring right in front of our broke little eyes.
Congresswoman Martha McSally came to Bisbee for the local stair climb race, to make sure we knew the proper way to behave during the national anthem. Chaos ensued.
OK, this is simply blowing my mind. I was over reading on DKOS and I came across this gem where they are throwing non-other than Jimmy Carter under the bus.