“Screw ’em.” That was the unsolicited response by Trump economic advisor Stephen Moore in the wake of President-Elect Trump’s Twitter storm regarding China’s economic and military policies as to how he would respond to China if they expressed displeasure with Trump’s Twitter tirades.Read More →

Five times in history a person has been elected president of the United States after losing the popular vote: John Quincy Adams, Rutherford B. Hayes, Benjamin Harrison, George W. Bush, and now, Donald J. Trump. President-elect Trump, unable to accept he is not lovingly adored by a majority of the voting public, insisted, via Twitter, that the only reason he lost the popular election was due to voting by undocumented migrant workers (tolerantly referred to as the “illegals”, by people who vote for people like Trump). Vice-President-elect Mike Pence appeared on ABC’s This Week With George Stephanopoulos and attempted to defend President-elect Trump’s comments byRead More →

I hope every self respecting White [sic] parent does not take their children to this atrocity.” This was just one of hundreds of comments made in the wake of Minneapolis’ Mall of America’s decision to hire a black man to portray Santa Claus during their Holiday shopping season. It should not go without notice that capitalizing the word white when describing the white race is a white supremacist tactic. Before pearl-clutching right-wingers put on their Poutrage Pajamas and blast me for implying that the above comment is racist, please continue reading the comment: Santa Claus was a German character from centuries ago when blacks wereRead More →

The United States established diplomatic relations with China in 1979. In order to maintain those relations, the United States has officially refused to recognize Taiwan as an independent nation in order to appease Chinese officials who claim that Taiwan belongs to them. President elect Donald Trump today spoke with Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen and congratulated her on her victory earlier this year. Considering that China does not recognize the legailty of Tsai Ing-wen’s political position, this move clearly upset Chinese officials. Trump officials declined to explain whether president-elect Trump made the call intentionally, knowing it would upset Chinese officials, or if he was simply unawareRead More →

Four weeks after the election, the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics invited members of both the Trump and Clinton campaigns to discuss how each campaign operated internally. The meeting quickly turned contentions when Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway expressed incredulity at charges from the Clinton campaign that Trump deliberately encouraged racists to back his campaign. “Are you going look me in the face and say I provided a platform for white supremacists?” Kellyanne Conway asked. Clinton campaign advisers Jennifer Palmieri and Karen Finney both nodded and said “Yes.” Trump adviser David Bossie responded to this by telling Palmieri and Finney, “You guys are pathetic.”Read More →

After spending his campaign criticizing the influence of Wall Street money in politics, and after successfully painting his opponent, Hillary Clinton, as being too cozy with Wall Street, and with investment bank Goldman Sachs in particular, President-elect Donald Trump announces that his new Treasury Secretary will be Steve Mnuchin, a 17-year veteran of Goldman Sachs. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts responded by calling Steve Mnuchin the Forrest Gump of the 2008 financial meltdown. source: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/goldman-sachs-power-white-house-231998Read More →

A town in Canada has decided to punish those suspected of drinking and driving before a judge has a chance to have a go at them in a manner that some human rights activists may find questionable. Officials in Kensington, Prince Edward Island, announced today that suspects arrested under suspicion of drinking and driving will be forced to listen to Nickelback, Canada’s only known weapon of mass destruction, in the police cruiser on their way to jail. source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/11/30/police-in-canada-have-a-new-punishment-for-suspected-drunk-drivers-listening-to-nickelback/Read More →

A teenage girl in Paradise Valley, Arizona received swastika-decorated cupcakes for her birthday by friends who thought they were being funny, because we have failed to remember that the Holocaust wasn’t a whimsical happening, and our new “alt-right” reality is gunning to relive one of history’s most horrific episodes, because this time, it’s going to end well for everyone. source: http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/birthday-party-marred-by-swastika-cupcakes/356273071   Meanwhile, in Russia… On Russian TV, “Ice Age” a show similar to Dancing With the Stars, but with ice skates, and Holocaust costumes, two Russian performers got perfect marks for doing a Holocaust-themed ice dance, complete with striped costumes, gaunt-looking makeup, barking dogs,Read More →

President-elect Donald Trump takes to Twitter to suggest that anyone who exercises their constitutionally protected right to burn the American flag should “perhaps” face prison time or have their citizenship revoked. source: http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/29/politics/donald-trump-first-amendment/index.htmlRead More →