Monday, September 16, 2019

President Trump Gives Control of the United States Government to Saudi Arabia

APACHE JUNCTION AZ (IFS) -- What a disgusting person that we have for the presidency.  Trump has given his military power over the Saudia Prince to determine when the United States Military will attack and defend their honor.  

These are the same guys that killed Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi, and Trump did nothing.  These are the same guys who citizens hijacked three airliners and flew them into two buildings and a field that killed over 3,500 Americans and citizens from over 150 countries, and Trump helps them like he owes them a large sum of money, by kissing their asses, licking their boots and swords on his knees. - KHS

Trump's deference to Saudi Arabia infuriates much of D.C.
By NAHAL TOOSI 09/16/2019 04:16 PM EDT

 Saudi Arabia is once again a radioactive political football in the U.S., and President Donald Trump can’t resist grabbing it.

In a series of tweets this weekend, Trump indicated that Iran is behind the recent attack on Saudi oil facilities and that the United States will respond after hearing from the Saudi government “under what terms we would proceed.”

His implication — that the royal family in Riyadh will dictate U.S. actions — prompted fury in Washington, where the Saudis have faced an increasingly hostile climate in recent years, especially in Congress and even among some of Trump’s fellow Republicans.

“Trump awaits instructions from his Saudi masters. Having our country act as Saudi Arabia's bitch is not ‘America First,’” Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, who is running for the Democratic nomination for president, tweeted on Sunday night.

Sunday, September 08, 2019

The Tan Suit Issue

Five years ago, Obama was blasted for wearing a tan suit. Now, it’s used to contrast him with Trump.

Ronald Reagan wore tan suits during his presidency. So did Dwight D. Eisenhower, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

But on Aug. 28, 2014, when President Barack Obama showed up for a White House news conference dressed in beige, the light-colored suit became a matter of national import. Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.) fumed that the suit pointed to a “lack of seriousness” on the president’s part, cable news shows held roundtable discussions, fashion critics and image consultants weighed in, and TV news reporters conducted man-on-the-street interviews to find out what the people of Northeast Ohio thought of the controversial look.

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Carrie Lam says she has never asked Beijing to let her quit her post

Climate change frontline
Climate change frontline
The world’s northernmost town in Svalbard is struggling to cope with rapid climate change, which is leaving residents fearful of what they consider “unnatural” disasters.
Eye of the storm
Eye of the storm
One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record has been pounding the Bahamas for days, leaving a deadly mark and a “historic tragedy” in its wake. 
Boat blaze
Boat blaze
A mayday call documents the terror aboard a scuba diving boat which caught fire off the southern coast of California, killing dozens of people who were sleeping below deck. 
Executive power?
Executive power?
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she has never asked Beijing to let her quit her post to end months of protest, responding to a Reuters-obtained recording saying she would step down if she could. 
Mouth watering
Mouth watering
Whisky purists rejoice: Scottish connoisseurs have created an artificial “tongue” that knows a counterfeit spirit when it tastes it.
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