Category Archives: United States

U.S., U.K. require airline passengers from multiple countries to pack electronics

The U.S. and U.K. governments announced today that passengers from select airports flying into those countries may not carry on almost all electronic devices. Newsweek takes a look at the details and suggests that officials would not say when the … Continue reading

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Spare me the wailing and gnashing of teeth about the Russians and our election, unless…

…you can show me evidence that the Russians and the Trump campaign successfully worked together to win him the White House. I want evidence. And so far no one has any. If the best you’ve got is that the Russians … Continue reading

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Columnist, to Trump: Mexico’s payback could be a you-know-what

Arizona Republic columnist Elvia Diaz has a warning for President Trump: Mexico could make provide a whole lot of headaches for your administration. In the past few days, Mexican government officials began talking tougher against the United States while prominent … Continue reading

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Tibet’s women’s soccer team denied U.S. visas, but you’d better be careful before you blame the Trump administration

The headline states a group of female soccer players was denied visas that would have allowed them to travel to the United States. You immediately think ‘blame the Trump administration.’ Well, you might be wrong. Let’s let the BBC explain. “I … Continue reading

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What the h*ll is wrong with America, where…

…my Jewish friends shudder as one act of anti-Semitism follows another and another… …my Muslim friends fear that they might step outside the country only to be told they cannot come back in… …my Latino friends wonder if their families … Continue reading

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Mr. President, which tyrant were you channeling when you suggested the media was the “enemy of the American people”?

President Trump, demonstrating yet again that he’s either crazy or crazy like a fox, attacked the media a few days ago. Taking to Twitter (a modern convenience, by the way), the president wrote: The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, … Continue reading

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There are HOW MANY illegal immigrants in my city?

The United States has a total population of about 320-million people. What percentage of that total includes undocumented immigrants from other countries? Roughly 3.5 percent, or a little more than 11-million people. Think of it another way: For every 100 people … Continue reading

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