News

This is just for fun, but a survey of British vegetarians finds that 1/3 of them eat meat when they get drunk.

 

Not at all funny: Puerto Rico may be without electricity for four to six months.  Things are really, really bad.

Earthquake in Mexico kills over 200 people (so far)

In Miami, one city bureaucracy was up and running on speed within hours after Hurricane Irma- and ticketing residents for code violations for their yard conditions.  Jerks.

In Spain, gov’t cracks down on Catalan independence efforts. 

Amazon is removing unfavorable reviews of Hilary Clinton’s book.  They do not typically do this for other customers.

Climate scientists admit the models were wrong, warming lower than expected, doomsday now 20 years further off.  Never mind that this means climate ‘skeptics’ were right, we should keep believing the guys who have been wrong.

 

Media’s tap dancing on a high wire with the Trump wire-tapping story.
Obama and his administration knew what they were doing was illegal, which is why they had to continue.

 

Trump’s U.N. Speech

My favourite part:

We call for the full restoration of democracy and political freedoms in Venezuela.

(Applause)

The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented.

(Scattered applause)

From the Soviet Union to Cuba to Venezuela, wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted, it has delivered anguish and devastation and failure. Those who preach the tenets of these discredited ideologies only contribute to the continued suffering of the people who live under these cruel systems. America stands with every person living under a brutal regime. Our respect for sovereignty is also a call for action. All people deserve a government that cares for their safety, their interests and their wellbeing, including their prosperity.

Bill Rhodes’ negative reactions

Politico on evil dictator Kim Il Jung’s side.

 

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