This article titled “Insult, provoke, repeat: how Donald Trump became America’s Hugo Chávez” was written by Rory Carroll in Los Angeles, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 08.00 UTC He was a one-man media hurricane dominating the news with insults and provocations, promises and policy pronouncements. He would tweet at all hours, phone TV […]
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Sounds like the world lost a really good one to another deranged man with a gun.
ORLANDO, Fla.— Patience Carter and two friends cowered inside the handicapped bathroom stall, injured and pinned by a crush of bleeding bodies, the gunman who opened fire in the Pulse nightclub kept talking. “He said, ‘Are there any black people in here?’ I was too afraid to answer,” said Carter, who is black. Carter continued: […]
Well, this is an interesting twist that makes the whole “terrorism” explanation a little less plausible and a hate crime explanation just a bit more solid. Omar Mateen, the shooter, apparently frequented the Pulse nightclub several times ahead of the shooting. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Mateen had visited Pulse at least a dozen times, […]
Akyra Murray, 18, an All-Catholic basketball player, just graduated from my alma mater and was shot dead in the Orlando massacre Saturday night: Last month, Akyra Murray signed a national letter of intent to attend Mercyhurst University on a full-ride scholarship for basketball, a sport she once doubted she was good enough to play. Omar […]
http://www.latimes.com/la-me-ln-gay-pride-la-weapons-20160612-snap-story.html While gay men are often targets, let’s not forget that a classroom of kindergartners were targeted, too. That’s the horror of our national gun fetish — the entirely unpredictable nature of so much gun slaughter: Authorities in Santa Monica found possible explosives as well as assault rifles and ammunition Sunday in the car of […]
The bitch was asking for it! A jury in Bexar County, Texas just acquitted Ezekiel Gilbert of charges that he murdered a 23-year-old Craigslist escort—agreeing that because he was attempting to retrieve the $150 he’d paid to Lenora Ivie Frago, who wouldn’t have sex with him, his actions were justified. Gilbert had admitted to shooting […]
Not to mention, Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manfort is deeply involved with corrupt Eastern European leaders. Wouldn’t want him in the loop! Some U.S. intelligence officials are worried about providing a routine intelligence briefing to Donald Trump once he becomes the official Republican presidential nominee, according to a report. Eight senior security officials told Reuters […]
Politico has the interview with Phil Griffin. Yeah. Griffin cast the rebranding as just one more stage in MSNBC’s “evolution.” “MSNBC will turn 20 this year on July 15,” he said. “There have been so many evolutions, and look if you don’t evolve, in any medium, you’re going to lose. So I think we’ve been […]
Clever headline, right? Works both ways! NEW YORK — Donald Trump claims a net worth of more than $10 billion and an income of $557 million. But he appears to get there only by overvaluing properties and ignoring his expenses. POLITICO spoke with more than a dozen financial experts and Trump’s fellow multimillionaires about the […]