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Tuesday, 12 November 2019

The Bolivian Coup Is Not a Coup?Because US Wanted It to Happen

quote [ Generals appearing on TV to demand the resignation of an elected civilian head of state seems a textbook example of a coup. ]

Bolivia mayor has hair forcibly cut by crowd of protesters

Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm's Lithium Deal

Bolivian Army to Repress Protesters Rejecting the Coup

Twitter feed on the coup worth watching.

[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by steele@6:57pmGMT] [7 comments]

Monday, 11 November 2019

Matt Bevin?s Libertarian opponent says the Kentucky election just proved his point

quote [ John Hicks told me that Kentucky?s election was a ?sign that people are getting sick and tired of the two-party system.? ]

Efficient campaigning for ranked choice voting to say the least. libertarian party is bragging about splitting the vote and having a dem win.

[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by biblebeltdrunk@8:51pmGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 24 October 2019

GOP lawmaker shares audio of phone call he made from highly classified SCIF room

quote [ Rep. Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.) shared audio of a phone call he made from inside a secure room at the Capitol where Democrats were attempting to interview a witness as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. ]

Pretty crazy how straight up illegal this is

[SFW] [politics] [+6]
[by lilmookieesquire@4:17amGMT] [11 comments]

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

'Baby Shark' song used to soothe toddler becomes rallying cry in Lebanon

quote [ A popular children?s song became a rallying cry in Lebanon after protesters in Beirut spontaneously sang the hit to calm a toddler caught in the midst of a noisy demonstration. ]

? Proletariat shark doot doo doo doo do ?

Ecuador repeals law ending fuel subsidies in deal to stop protests

Also look forward to increased demonization of Evo Morales. Can't wait for the next Guaido.

[SFW] [politics] [+1 Interesting]
[by steele@7:58pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 18 October 2019

Chicago schools strike is for aides living off less than $36,000 a year, union members say

quote [ Chicago Public Schools staff teach students one-on-one,scrub schools clean,keep kids in line on the bus ? and more than half earn less than $35,630. ]

@CTULocal1 on twitter for more pics and updates

UAW leaders send deal with GM to workers for ratification vote

Reflections from the Shut Down D.C. Climate Strikes in September, 2019 (photo essay)

[SFW] [politics] [+1 Good]
[by steele@7:51pmGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 17 October 2019

How Bernie won a prized endorsement from his hospital bed

quote [ The endorsements and a strong debate performance Tuesday night breathed new life into Sanders? campaign after weeks of internal anxiety. ?You know, to quote one of my favorite rappers LL Cool J, ?Don?t call it a comeback, I?ve been here for years,?? said Nina Turner, a co-chair of the Sanders campaign. ]

The Bernie Starter Kit

358 - World on a Wire feat. Naomi Klein - the boys over at Chapo Trap House did an amazing interview with Naomi Klein on her new book "On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal", it really gets to the heart of why past efforts like the Paris Agreement have failed, what a Green New Deal must entail in order to make an impact that can save humanity from extinction, and I'll let you guess the only presidential candidate with a GND following those guidelines.

[SFW] [politics] [+5 Good]
[by steele@2:10pmGMT] [24 comments]

Friday, 11 October 2019

Revealed: Google made large contributions to climate change deniers

quote [ Google has made ?substantial? contributions to some of the most notorious climate deniers in Washington despite its insistence that it supports political action on the climate crisis. ]

so much for "Don't Be Evil" huh?

i like their claimed reason for donating too.
[SFW] [politics] [+7 Sad]
[by rylex@3:15pmGMT] [9 comments]

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

White House Letter to Speaker Pelosi, Et Al. 10.08.2019

quote [ Put simply, you seek to overturn the results of the 2006 election and deprive the American people of the president they have freely chosen. ]

No more meetin's! No more discussions! No more Sollozzo tricks! You give 'em one message.
[SFW] [politics] [+1 Informative]
[by Hugh E.@10:14pmGMT] [17 comments]

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

NC House Republicans override Gov. Cooper?s budget veto while he?s at 9/11 memorial event

quote [ North Carolina House Republicans called a surprise vote and overrode Gov. Roy Cooper?s budget veto on Wednesday morning, Cooper said at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

According to a tweet by State Sen. Jeff Jackson (D-Mecklenburg), almost half of the House members were absent when the vote was taken, which resulted in a 55-9 tally.

Jackson said Democrats were specifically told by Republicans that no votes would be held in Wednesday?s morning session. ]

Commemorating 9/11 by owning the libs through dishonest and anti-democratic conduct.
[SFW] [politics] [+7 WTF]
[by biblebeltdrunk@5:33pmGMT] [8 comments]

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Trump fires hardline national security adviser Bolton

quote [ U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly fired his national security adviser John Bolton, saying on Tuesday he had serious policy disagreements with his hardline aide. ]

And of course, he did so over twitter.
[SFW] [politics] [+4 Funny]
[by biblebeltdrunk@5:06pmGMT] [9 comments]

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