he U.N. voted 14-0 Friday to stop Israel settlements in areas of the West Bank and East Jerusalem. President Obama authorized the U.S. to abstain from voting on the measure, drawing backlash over the decision to break from the longstanding U.S. policy of shielding Israel from U.N. reproaches...
.and further poked the hypocrisy of the US establishment by saying "Interesting how the U.S. sells Taiwan billions of dollars of military equipment but I should not accept a congratulatory call" in a follow up tweet...
Merkel did not specifically name Facebook, Google or Twitter, but implied that the large platforms are creating "bubbles" of self-reinforcing views, and squeezing out smaller news providers. One could also call it propaganda.
From the perspective of a 'once-middle-class-connected' Michigander, Hollywood producer and movie director Michael Moore explains part of the reason why Donald Trump will win this election so handily:
The first and most important measure of economic well-being - median income - not only showed a worsening gap between blacks and whites, BUT OVER ALL NOMINAL DECLINES IN INCOMES FOR BLACKS! In other words, blacks not only lost ground against whites in income, but their incomes fell by 2%!!!
"It's illegal to possess these. It's different for the media. So everything you're learning about this, you're learning from us."
Really? Apparently Chris Cuomo didn't learn much while at Fordham Law. Or more exactly, he wants to deceive you into thinking you can't view them on your own.
President Obama, a student of Alinsky, is now openly laughing at how pliable the U.S. electorate is. This is one of the intended effects of being so brutally and transparently corrupt that people will become gullible to almost all declarations.
Oh yeah, and in case anyone forgets, John Brennan is head of Obama's CIA.
Ironically, the number one fear is corruption of government officials, something Hillary is having to contend with this week now that the Wikileak revelations are out. Americans "spidey sense" on that issue seems dead-on..
"We've refuted those numbers forever," he said. "Being an agent myself, I know those numbers just aren't true … It's just disappointing that they've been lying to the American people for so long."
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, saying it was a response to unfriendly acts by Washington.
"We find that Daesh did not recruit its foreign workforce among the poor and less educated, but rather the opposite. Instead, the lack of economic inclusion seems to explain the extent of radicalization into violent extremism," the report says.
The GAO says these figures do not include the $100 million spent on private PR consultants to bolster the government's PR efforts.
The government spent $800 million on contracts with outside advertising firms in 2015 to promote the administration's policies, The Washington Times reported. ...
Politico reports that within 20 minutes of posting the highly inappropriate, partisan tweet, the UN News Centre deleted it. The News Services Section chief Ari Gaitanis told the outlet "it was a mistake."
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