Archive for August 2016

Trump's message to Pena Nieto

  “‘I have accepted the invitation of President Enrique Pena Nieto, of Mexico, and look very much forward to meeting him tomorrow,’ the Republican presidential nominee tweeted Tuesday. The office of the Mexican President confirmed in a tweet late Tuesday night that Trump had accepted Peña Nieto’s invitation and that the two will meet privately.” ... Read more »

Colin Kaepernick tells the nation to have a conscience

  “‘I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,’ Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game. ‘To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other... Read more »

Trump befriends the Underworld

        “On the 24th floor of Trump Tower, in an office two floors below Donald Trump, Felix Sater was trying to revive his career. The Russian-born businessman had already done a stint in prison for stabbing a man in the face with the stem of a margarita glass, and he was now... Read more »
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Tough-talking Trump seems to embrace amnesty; no matter what he says

  “‘You know, it’s a process,” Trump told CNN anchor Anderson Cooper on Thursday. ‘You can’t take 11 [million] at one time and just say, –Boom, you’re gone–. But there’s no legalization. There’s no amnesty. And if somebody wants to go [the] legalization route, what they’ll do is they’ll go leave the country, hopefully come... Read more »

A call girl? Dial M for Melania?

    “Mrs. Trump has placed several news organizations on notice of her legal claims against them, including Daily Mail among others, for making false and defamatory statements about her supposedly having been an ‘escort”’in the 1990s,” Harder said in an email. ‘All such statements are 100% false, highly damaging to her reputation, and personally... Read more »

Dr. Trump's "medical team" won't give Hillary a clean bill of health

“Fox ‘News’ crack team of physicians joined Sean Hannity to natter about Hillary Clinton’s health and whether the right-wing crazies who claim her health is bad were onto anything. This is your daily reminder of the Fox Effect. It begins on the wingnut sites and social media, when someone dredges up something from the past... Read more »
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Mr. Trump, why don't you address a black audience?

  It’s a fact that Trump’s losing the fight. So he’s wooing black votes with all might. But whenever he speaks To these voters he seeks The crowd more or less is all white.  

Getting advice from skirt chaser Roger Ailes is of debatable value

    The man Trump has hired to better debate And garner the votes to get him in Was expelled from the network  which he did create For the sexual harassment of women.  

Trump takes his campaign to Israel

Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka converted to Judaism before her marriage (AFP/File) “Trump is not the most popular figure in the Middle East with his talk of banning Muslims from the US and linking refugees to attacks in Europe. But in the predominantly Jewish state of Israel, The Republican party is now recruiting Americans who reside... Read more »
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Thoughts on a muggy day

    “‘It’s kind of like walking through a swamp really. It’s one of those kind of weather when you’re breathing the air and you feel like you kind of have to push away to get through,’ said Joe Mandel, who spoke with ABC7 in Chicago’s Loop.”  [abc7chicago.com]   My bad disposition And disgruntled viewpoint... Read more »