Trump Hasn’t Even Taken Office Yet, but He’s Already Provoking a Diplomatic Crisis With China

To help his business
390Jebediah, RBG
6 hours, 27 minutes ago
re: #285 Unshaken Defiance Happy celebrating!!

He isn’t even in the White House yet, but Donald Trump is already provoking a serious diplomatic dispute with China by making a direct call to the president of Taiwan — even though the US position is that Taiwan is part of China. And the motivation behind this dangerous …

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Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption

Massive
220John Vreeland
4/04/16 2:02:25 pm
Salon keeps calling them the "Pentagon Papers." It funny the first time or two but seriously, people, get your act together. So has Ted Cruz been firmly connected to the DC Madam? I can't bear to check. Last week Maddow ...

Mickey Kaus Quits Daily Caller After Tucker Carlson Pulls Critical Fox News Column

Right wing journalism at its finest
229Nyet
3/18/15 1:06:44 pm
re: #228 Bass Reeves It's not an "actual definition". It's a late re-definition attempt by some of a conventional term. Here is the actual definition: As you see, racism in general sense is racial prejudice, not necessarily an ability to ...

Tom Cotton Tries to Sabotage Obama’s Iran Deal, Then Calls for Massive Defense Spending

Not a coincidence
581The Very Reverend Battleaxe of Knowledge
3/17/15 11:42:39 am
re: #543 William Barnett-Lewis Yeah. While I hate Lemay more than anybody who's ever worn an American uniform other than Douglas MacArthur, he was supremely competent at what he did, and while he bragged that he could launch a first ...

DOJ Preparing Corruption Charges Against Sen. Bob Menendez, Chuck C. Johnson Starts Boasting

Smear merchant claims “vindication,” but it’s not
225Dark_Falcon
3/06/15 6:58:30 pm
re: #11 Nyet If it had been a Republican, this thread would have been about "GOP corruption", instead of focusing on UpChuck. It's always easier to focus on the problems of the 'other side'. But some of it is also ...

Supreme Court Says Democracy Is for Sale to the Highest Bidder

For sale: one (1) political system, slightly used, not cheap
541Blind Frog Belly White
4/03/14 11:26:10 am
I see - have seen - where you're coming from, and to a great extent I agree, but I cannot agree with the degree of absoluteness you attach to your conclusions. I think there's more to biology than you appear ...