Category Archives: United States

Uh, oh America. The economy will soon tank. Corporate stupidity will be the reason.

The Washington Post examines why America is living on borrowed time when it comes to the current positive economy. Welcome to the Buyback Economy. Today’s economic boom is driven not by any great burst of innovation or growth in productivity. … Continue reading

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Attention, America: “Project Blitz” is growing, and it likely is unconstitutional

The Guardian takes a look at the issue. The emboldened religious right has unleashed a wave of legislation across the United States since Donald Trump became president, as part of an organised bid to impose hardline Christian values across American … Continue reading

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The next time a conservative tells you Roseanne Barr is a great American…

…and someone getting stiffed by the liberal universe, ask him or her to defend the revolting way Barr sung the national anthem before a Major League Baseball game. I await your reply.

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France, Germany and U.K., to Trump: We’re sticking with the JCPOA

It would appear that Donald Trump has one, and only one, ally supporting his (dumb) decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. (Here’s a hint: the country is not located in Europe.) UK, France & Germany … Continue reading

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U.S. economy keeps humming along

The New York Times sent this breaking news alert at 8:51 a.m. EDT: During the first three months of 2018, the economy was whacked around like a pinball. The stock market took investors on a giddy ride. President Trump imposed … Continue reading

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Macron: U.S. foreign policy suffering from “insane” flip-flops under Trump

The Guardian has the details. Noting that Trump had also pulled the US out of the Paris climate change accord – another commitment of the Obama administration – Macron said such frequent changes in the US position on global issues … Continue reading

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Now this is just damn dumb: Russians can’t get visas to visit the United States

The Washington Post has the story. A year ago, obtaining a U.S. tourist visa could take less than a week…. Now, it comes with an eight-month delay. Since last month’s expulsion of 60 U.S. diplomats, and the closure of the … Continue reading

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