Today is c99's 5th anniversary. Happy Birthday everybody!
"History repeats; the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce."
- Karl Marx
Judith Miller, Karl Rove, Tom Friedman, Joe Lieberman have all crawled out from whatever rocks they were hiding under to step in front of TV cameras and tell us how wonderful a war with Iran will be.
Idaho veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars initiate two resolutions to Bring Our Troops Home:
Idaho Republican Party Passes Antiwar Resolutions
Idaho GOP pressures Sen. Risch: Bring our troops home, expose Afghan war corruption, follow Constitution
USA verweigern iranischem Außenminister Visum für UN-Sitzung
Mohammed Dschawad Sarif sollte diese Woche an einer Sitzung des UN-Sicherheitsrats teilnehmen. Doch die USA haben Irans Außenminister ein Visum verweigert.
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As the plane was airborne, a little girl on her very first flight turned to the woman next to her and said, when do we get smaller? ~ Aileen Goldman, This American Life
As this past Sunday unfolded, so did a dystopian vision of an ominous future. Early in the afternoon, the mostly blue sky started to turn what I would describe as a pale peach colour. By 3pm the whole sky was glowing eerily with a light and colour that was sulphurous-looking and continued to gain in intensity over the next 6 hours; almost as if a strange storm was approaching, or the sun was setting in an altered universe.
"Joe Biden voted, and helped lead the effort for the war in Iraq. Joe Biden voted for the disastrous trade agreements like NAFTA and PNTR. Joe Biden has been on the floor of the Senate talking about the need to cut Social Security. Joe Biden pushed a bankruptcy bill" pic.twitter.com/p2zdxdU3K9
Trump is incapable of understanding the concept of law:
Trump doubled down while speaking to reporters on Air Force One.
"They're allowed to kill our people. They're allowed to torture and maim our people. They're allowed to use roadside bombs and blow up our people," he said. "And we're not allowed to touch their cultural site? It doesn't work that way."
I think it's good to start with a question when engaging political issues. My audiences are the folks who are "undecided" about who to vote for, or who have chosen another pointless insider to support.
Just a few days ago SoS Mike Pompeo said that we assassinated General Soleimani to stop an 'imminent attack' on Americans.
No evidence was presented to back up this claim. We are just supposed to believe it.
“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
― George Orwell
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is absolutely furious with Bernie Sanders. Why? Because he used the appropriate word.