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 →