Mommy dearest: a psychiatrist puts Donald Trump on the couch

October 21, 2018

Dr Justin Frank reckons the president has an erotic affection to his daughter and a fixation with faeces and dirt It all begins with the mother. This is the opening line of Mary Anne MacLeod , who arrived in New York from the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis in 1930. After six years as a domestic worker and nanny, she married the property developer Fred Trump and they had five…

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Thousands at risk from rightwing push to purge eligible voters from US rolls

October 8, 2018

Conservative groups such as Pilf publish voters details online in what experts say amounts to insidious modern-day intimidation In June last year, Luis, a resident of Virginia, was astonished to discover that his name and personal details, including home address, had been posted on the internet by a group known as the Public Interest Legal Foundation (Pilf). Luiss data had been released by the group, along with hundreds of other…

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Love of Trump covers a multitude of sins for Christian conservatives

October 7, 2018

The president may cut an unlikely figure as Gods instrument but attendees of the Values Voter Summit feel he is delivering and feel that they, too, are mocked by the mainstream media As the Bible tells it, David committed adultery with Bathsheba and orchestrated the death of her husband. But it didnt mean he wasnt a good warrior or a good king, says Nancy Allen. The Bible says love covers…

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Are polls broken? Democrats’ unforeseen wins pose urgent question

September 14, 2018

Polling underestimated the strengths of certain Democratic nominees in a number of primaries this year inaccuracies that could affect the midterm elections held in November In the Florida Atlantic University poll, he was tied for third. In the pollsters for neighbourhood WBUR. Ben Jealous and Stacey Abrams , non-white gubernatorial nominees in Maryland and Georgia, likewise beat the numbers. If comparable blind spots persevere through the general elections this November,…

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Jeremy Hunt calls for fresh EU sanctions against Russia

September 9, 2018

UK foreign secretary will advise US president to tighten rules on online election advertising Jeremy Hunt has urged the EU to stand shoulder to shoulder with flight MH1 7 was shot down over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. After the Salisbury attempts, the EU recollected its envoy to Moscow and issued a common declaration that it was ” highly likely” Russia was responsible. one-to-one summit with Putin in…

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This mafia style of government makes Trump a role model for all autocrats | Jonathan Freedland

September 9, 2018

Punishing critics like John Brennan is part of the US presidents ongoing abuse of power and normalisation of autocracy, says the Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland More than 18 months into his presidency, Donald Trump’s modus operandi- and the threat it represents- is clear. His working method is that of the mafia boss and gangland chieftain, daily wielding his strength to reconcile ratings, teach lessons and crush dissent. Anyone who’s seen…

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‘Truth isn’t truth’: Giuliani trumps ‘alternative facts’ with new Orwellian outburst

September 6, 2018

Presidents lawyer deters up attack on Mueller investigation, producing NBC host Chuck Todd to say: This is going to become a bad meme When the definitive record of Donald Trump’s presidency comes to be written, many years hence, 11.02 am working on Sunday 19 August 2018 will surely be granted a special mention. It was the moment when the phrase was coined that might be said to sum up the…

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Trump admits son met Russian in 2016 for information on Clinton

August 31, 2018

Trumps remarks come as one of his solicitors alert special counsel against are seeking to violence chairperson to be interviewed Donald Trump has admitted for the first time that his son met a Kremlin-connected lawyer in 2016 to collect information about Hillary Clinton, but insists the gather was legal. In one of a series of Sunday morning tweets issued under apparent reaction to a Fake News reporting, a complete fabrication,…

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Tulsi Gabbard: how a progressive rising star is a paradox for the left

August 27, 2018

The Hawaii congresswoman is backed by Bernie Sanders, but her controversial rulings have some liberals miffed Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran who constructed record in 2012 as the first Hindu elected to the US Congress, has cemented herself as a rising star within the Democratic party. She has the support of Bernie Sanders, the de facto leader of the progressive motion, and boastings of endorsements from a string of…

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Trumps base may not like him, but theyre not about to ditch him | Gary Younge

August 26, 2018

Even after his stormy week with Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, the presidents popularity has maintained, says Guardian columnist Gary Younge There was a hour , not that long ago, when serious allegations that a chairman had had an with a porn performer only a few months later would have been a career-ending scandal. During the impeachment hearings following the revelations that President Bill Clinton had had an affair with…

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Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders ejected from Virginia restaurant

July 21, 2018

In week of controversy over household separation policy, staffer announces she was asked to leave because I work for POTU The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, claimed on Saturday that she was hurled out of a restaurant because she works for Donald Trump. Social media erupted, with some lavishing kudo on the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, for taking a moral stand. Others sympathetic to the chairman exhorted…

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The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump

July 18, 2018

Truth decay has been spreading for decades. How can we stop alternative realities from bringing down democracy, questions Michiko Kakutani Two of the most monster regimes in human history came to power in the 20 th century, and the two are determined in accordance with the violation and despoiling of true, on the knowledge that cynicism and weariness and anxiety can make people susceptible to the lies and false-hearted promises…

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Demagogues and charlatans are stoking fear, says Joe Biden

July 9, 2018

Former US vice-president compares situation to 1930 s as migration convulses politics The former US vice-president Joe Biden has accused” demagogues and charlatans” of stirring up voters’ horrors just as they did in the 1930 s as the issue of migration threshes politics on both sides of the Atlantic. Biden, seen as a potential Democratic party candidate against Donald Trump in 2020, did not mention the US president by identify…

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Hillary Clinton says Trump’s family separation policy ‘worse than her worst fears’

July 9, 2018

Clinton accused Trump of withdrawing on his hardline immigration policy only because even for him the optics were terrible Hillary Clinton has spoken up to slam Donald Trump’s ” zero-tolerance ” immigration policy of separating households when they cross the US border illegally as” truly, unimaginably brutal “. She also hinted that perhaps his official visit to Britain next month should not plow ahead” until “their childrens” are reunited” with…

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Goodbye to the worst EPA administrator of all time | Richard Wolffe

July 7, 2018

The notorious climate denier finally vacated amid scandal. Dont trust Trump to supersede him with someone who actually were concerned about the environmental issues, writes the Guardian US columnist Richard Wolffe Scott Pruitt has been brutally misunderstood. Now that he has quit as executive of the Environmental Protection Agency, it’s time to set things straight. You verify, he wasn’t just protecting the environment. He was shielding our president’s soul. ”…

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Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

June 28, 2018

US Border Patrol allows reporters to inspects but does not allow pictures or interviews at maintaining facility housing offsprings as young as four Inside an old-fashioned warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of enclosures created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of sea, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as…

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Why does Trump hate Jeff Bezos: is it about power or money?

June 27, 2018

The owner of Amazon and the Washington Post continues his counseling, spurring the president to ever-greater rage Nestled between the delegation of Myanmar and the biggest house in Washington DC is taking shape. A yellow-bellied digger is parked outside, construction workers throw sandbags over their backs, and thick-skulled black tubings stretch from high-pitched windows to the field like the leg of a giant octopus. Inside, a foreman in a baseball…

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Is Melania Trump using fashion to troll her husband?

June 27, 2018

The first ladys I actually dont care jacket isnt the first time shes appeared to have sent a sartorial signal The internet is arm-deep in jacket-gate. Ever since Melania Trump wore Melania Trump wears ‘I don’t care’ jacket en route to child detention centre- video While that may be what the president is telling himself, the internet has a number of other ideas, one of which is that Trump has…

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Trump: I’ll know whether Kim summit will be successful ‘in first minute’

June 22, 2018

President speaks to press at international elevation in Canada, “says hes” is likely to be guided in nuclear talks by merely my touching, my feel Donald Trump on Saturday said his peak with Kim Jong-un in Singapore would be a” one-time shooting “. Speaking to reporters at the G7 summit in La Malbaie, Canada, the US president projected confidence over the prospects for a deal on denuclearization, stating:” I envision…

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‘Jesus never charged a leper a co-pay’: the rise of the religious left

June 9, 2018

DTAG 1 TTDTAG 2 TT Peter Stringfellow, the sex-club entrepreneur who hosted celebrities, millionaires, and royalty at his London establishments, has died of cancer, aged 77, it was announced Thursday. Stringfellow, who was was put forward in a hardscrabble sword township in north England, began their own lives as an impressario after he was briefly imprisoned for a swindle involving fake carpets.” Intimidated to death of the police ,” he…

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