Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag: border wall

Trump’s border wall pulls funding from military base schools and daycares

The Pentagon released a statement on Wednesday saying it has authorized $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund 175 miles...

Dems cave on the border

Why were Dems in the Senate and Dem centrists in the House so willing to accommodate Trump on an issue that is exploding into public consciousness?

How to make a difficult situation awful

Or why Donald Trump’s Great Wall Is Viagra for him, but a border disaster.

Just how bad is Trump’s new proposed budget?

"The Trump budget is breathtaking in its degree of cruelty and filled with broken promises."

Bread, circuses, and duct tape

There is, of course, no emergency, despite the rape fantasy that the president has regularly tried to pass off as public policy.

A swiftian modest proposal for the president

Or how to solve the border and China problems in one swell foop.

NationofChange joins thousands in fake national emergency response rally

NationofChange joined 50,000 other activists to show that people in this country would show up on a moments notice and say "No," when their government overreached.

Trump’s national emergency creates another border crisis – for families, wildlife, protected...

The president’s “unlawful declaration over a crisis that does not exist does great violence to our Constitution and makes America less safe, stealing from urgently needed defense funds for the security or our military and our nation.”

Public Citizen: Trump’s national emergency declaration paves way for sweeping authoritarianism

The bill includes nearly $1.4 billion to build 55 miles of new border barriers out of steel, far less than the $5.7 billion requested by President Trump.

The psychology of the wall

Wall are cropping up all over the world. But as with guns, the sense of safety and security that comes from a wall is almost entirely illusory.

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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."

Is Norway better off with socialism that the U.S. is with capitalism?

You might want to examine the poster below.  It mixes economic with social results. Naturally, it is somewhat picky.  For example,...

Will Americans let Trump start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones...

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...