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Donald Trump Calls Jussie Smollett a “3rd Rate Actor,” Says His Case Was a “Disgrace to Our Nation”

Donald Trump lashed out at “Empire” star Jussie Smollett at a rally Saturday (Apr. 27), calling him a “third-rate actor” and saying his legal trouble—in which he allegedly lied about Trump supporters attacking him in a hate crime—was a “disgrace to our nation.”“We may have the greatest theme in the history of politics: It’s called Make America Great Again. MAGA. It’s called MAGA country,” Trump told his supporters in Green Bay, Wisconsin.“You know, I didn’t hear that term until that third-rate a...
Tags: Politics, Celebs, Pop Culture, Jazz, Donald Trump, Jussie Smollett


Public thinks EU referendum was bad idea, says poll

Opinium finds even Conservative voters on balance think it would have been better for UK not to have held voteMore than half the public – 55% – now think it would have been better never to have held the EU referendum given the difficulties of reaching an agreement on Brexit, according to the latest Opinium/Observer poll.Strikingly, more Conservative voters (49%) now think the referendum was a bad idea than believe it was the right thing to have done (43%). Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Brexit, Brexit Party


Public thinks EU referendum was a bad idea, says poll

Opinium finds more than half of voters say it would have been better not to have held voteMore than half the public – 55% – now think it would have been better never to have held the EU referendum given the difficulties of reaching an agreement on Brexit, according to the latest Opinium/Observer poll.Strikingly, more Conservative voters (49%) now think the referendum was a bad idea than believe it was the right thing to have done (43%). Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, Brexit


Samantha Bee: Canadian, comedian, and defender of the free press

The only job named in and protected by the U.S. constitution is journalism. But when it’s under attack from fake news, misinformation, and the supposed defender-of-the-constitution-in-chief, who looks out for the press? Reporters have an unlikely ally in the late night comedy circuit. Late night television has a steady stream of male comedians ready to cursorily pick apart the news of the day, often mocking the dispatches of the press — typically the government — before they turn to a light hear...
Tags: Media, Government, White House, Tech, United States, Washington Dc, Dinner, Comedian, Trump Administration, Fake News, Television In The United States, Jamal Khashoggi


Kyler Murray, a Black Man, Was the Number One NFL Draft Pick. Trump Congratulated the Number Two Pick Instead

Nick Bosa has previously expressed his support for Trump
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Football, NFL, Donald Trump, Onetime


Labour to decide on Brexit public vote on Tuesday, says Corbyn

Leader says he is ‘not a dictator’ and party will decide what is in its European election manifestoLabour’s ruling body will decide on Tuesday whether the party will campaign for a public vote on any Brexit deal, Jeremy Corbyn has said on the campaign trail in leave-voting Peterborough.Almost 90 Labour MPs and MEPs, including a number of frontbenchers, wrote to the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to demand that its European election manifesto include a “clear commitment to a confirmat...
Tags: Politics, European Union, UK News, Labour, European elections, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Net neutrality crucial for modern health care, Cantwell and DelBene argue

Net neutrality affects more than streaming movies or visiting social-media sites. It can affect people's ability to get health care remotely, a common practice these days. U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is pushing for a net-neutrality bill in the Senate.
Tags: Health, Technology, News, Local Politics, Local News, Nation & World Politics


The highlights of the "debate of the century" between Žižek and Peterson

Žižek and Peterson went head-to-head recently at a debate in Toronto.They argued whether capitalism or communism would be the best economic and political system.The two generally agreed on their critiques of political correctness. None In intellectual circles, the recent "debate of the century" between the Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson and Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek was a real heavyweight bout. On April 19th, at the Sony Centre in Toronto, these two celebrated thinkers (and Big T...
Tags: Politics, Democracy, Government, Economics, History, Capitalism, Innovation, Philosophy, Global Issues


Should reform advocates urge Prez Trump to embrace new proposed federal Clean Slate Act as sound Second Step?

The question in the title of this post is prompted by these two recent press stories about federal criminal justice reform: Via the Washington Examiner, "Trump declared he was working on a Second Step Act.  The proposal doesn't exist" Via Politico, "Bipartisan duo makes new criminal justice reform push" Let's begin my pitch with excerpts from the first of these pieces: President Trump began the month hosting a White House celebration with people freed from prison by the First Step Act. He tol...
Tags: Law, Congress, Senate, White House, Politico, Pennsylvania, House, Delaware, Trump, Mark Holden, Koch Industries, Tom Cotton, Senate GOP, Washington Examiner, Sen Bob Casey D Pa, Guy Reschenthaler


How high-conflict personalities capture high office

High-conflict personalities possesses 4 qualities that may encourage them to become politicians.Overly emotional communication suits high-conflict personalities and drives the media to cover them.As with any conman, relationships with high-conflict personalities are calculated and transactional. Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths―and How We Can Stop by now at amazone --> List Price: $24.95 ...
Tags: Psychology, Politics, Identity, Relationships, Personality, Innovation, Fear, Morality, Bill Eddy


Artist Sebastian Errazuriz Makes Classical Sculptures Of Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, And Jeff Bezos

Elon Musk, Exile and Escape. Artist, Designer and Activist Sebastian Errazuriz has received international acclaim for his original and provocative works on a variety of areas and disciplines. Tackling everything from political artworks to giant public art projects, experimental furniture to product design and women’s shoes to motorcycles. His work is always surprising and compelling... Source
Tags: Politics, Design, Technology, Classical, Sculptures, Silicon, Sebastian Errazuriz, Valley


Macron's right-hand woman: ‘He doesn't need another flatterer’

Sibeth Ndiaye is the plain-speaking communications guru who has been by the French president’s side since he was an ambitious minister. As she joins his cabinet, she talks about their political differences, les gilets jaunes, Brexit and racist attacksDuring his rise to power, Emmanuel Macron, France’s youngest modern leader, was often seen surrounded by a close-knit group of identikit white male advisers in suits, fellow graduates of elite political schools, soon nicknamed “the Mormons” for thei...
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Race, World news, Emmanuel Macron, French presidential election 2017


Labour denies having to rewrite EU election leaflet after referendum row

Draft provoked fury among those insisting confirmatory vote is party policyLabour has denied being forced to hastily rewrite a leaflet for next month’s European parliamentary elections, after a backlash from pro-remain MPs and MEPs.The text of a campaign leaflet for the south-west of England sparked fury among supporters of a second referendum, who insist Labour’s backing for the idea in recent House of Commons votes means it is now official party policy. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Labour, Hilary Benn, Keir Starmer, European elections, Brexit, Momentum



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