Sunday, May 28, 2017

USA

USA
MORE CORPORATE CRONYISM ... South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham likes to roll the dice. I don’t know if he literally enjoys gambling or not, but he has no problem gambling with the sanctity of our Constitution to pay back his...
SPECIAL ELECTION DRAMA ... Greg Gianforte - the Republican nominee in a special election for Montana's at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives - has been charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly "body slamming" a member of the media. He...
LAWS MUST STRIKE BALANCE ... A Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing will be chaired by South Carolina’s own Senator Lindsey Graham today. This hearing will be the first discussion over policies that will impact cloud computing and the reach of...
PARTY STATUS CHECK ... Paging Alex P. Keaton ... There's a new report out from the Pew Research Center this month highlighting partisan identification in America. Its top-level finding?  That "over a 15-month period encompassing the 2016 presidential campaign" roughly ten percent...
JUSTICE SERVED? Disgraced former U.S. congressman Anthony Weiner has reached a plea agreement with federal authorities in connection with his latest sexting scandal. The 52-year-old Democratic politician has pleaded guilty to a federal obscenity charge after admitting he exchanged sexually explicit...
Dear Editor, Stop pushing Seth Rich conspiracies.  The idea that he was leaking to Wikileaks is based solely on the report of a private investigator, who happens to be a conspiracy theorist and Donald Trump supporter, hired by a third-party....
ONE DEAD, NINETEEN INJURED ... A maroon Honda Accord jumped a curb and crashed into pedestrians in New York City’s Times Square on Thursday afternoon.  At least one person is confirmed dead and another nineteen have been reported injured as a...
THEY AREN'T AS "EFFICIENT" AS YOU MIGHT SUSPECT ... We're all for renewable energy ... especially when it manifests itself as an expression of genuine market preferences. We believe socially liberal consumers who subscribe to Mother Earth "hippyism" - and socially conservative...
CHINESE PRISON LABORERS ARE TRYING TO REACH YOU ... Women in Arizona and North Carolina have discovered notes from Chinese prison laborers hidden inside purses purchased at Walmart.  According to the letter-writers, the laborers are beaten and starved - and...
JULIAN ASSANGE, OTHER WHISTLEBLOWERS ARE HEROES ... “I love Wikileaks,” candidate Donald Trump said on October 10th on the campaign trail.  He praised the organization for reporting on the darker side of the Hillary Clinton campaign.  It was information likely...