World’s confidence in US leadership under Trump at new low, poll finds


In just under half of the world’s countries – 65 out of 134 – US standing collapsed, by 10 percentage points or more. Photograph: Kham/AFP/Getty Images   Approval for US falls to 30% from 48% under Obama ‘Historic low’ of Gallup poll ‘sets a new bar for disapproval’   By: Julian Borger/UK Guardian Global confidenceContinue reading “World’s confidence in US leadership under Trump at new low, poll finds”

daring to listen (Political Addition)


  Lets be clear the nation IS divided.  It’s Democrats against the Republicans and Fox News against other cable networks. The polarization between the two parties has grinded our government to halt, our government isn’t working.  Most of the states have closed primaries not only binding the hands of voters but severely limit the reach of politicians.Continue reading “daring to listen (Political Addition)”

John McCain: Honor at no extra charge


My mother said dont, send me flowers after I’m gone.  For months,I had planned to write about Senator John McCain a man I have admired since 2008.  Being the master procastinator I am, I’ve waitied until what could be his final days. Perhaps service wasn’t an option for John Sidney McCain III.  His father,   JohnContinue reading “John McCain: Honor at no extra charge”

Judy Reyher The Lovely Racist


  There is quite a bit of fake news out there.  Some of the news created by my fellow bloggers is fake. A portion of the story is based on fact and the other part is pure fiction.  Some of us cut and paste stories we think our followers might find interesting.  Not all ofContinue reading “Judy Reyher The Lovely Racist”

4 out of 5 choosy Former Grand Wizards of the Klu Klux Klan choose Trump


  Trump retweets video of crippled white kid in Europe being beaten by migrants, and white people being thrown off a roof and then beaten to death, He's condemned for showing us what the fake news media WON'T. Thank God for Trump! That's why we love him! — David Duke (@DrDavidDuke) November 29, 2017 CrazyContinue reading “4 out of 5 choosy Former Grand Wizards of the Klu Klux Klan choose Trump”

Dakota Pipeline: Too Hot For Hillary and Donald?


Picure:Politico As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton spar over African Americans, Hispanics and medical records.  Real issues are taking place all over the the country. Transfer Partners, a Texas based company is constructing a pipeline from North Dakota to Illinois.  The Dakota Access is a 1,170-mile pipeline that would, at peak capacity, deliver up to 570,000Continue reading “Dakota Pipeline: Too Hot For Hillary and Donald?”

The day After New York


Forget the second or third largest state. New York was the ‘If you can make it here?” State! An outsider, who entered politics in the seventies. Running for the President of the United States in his seventies.  His  views and opinions are considered extreme by members of his own party.  During the early months heContinue reading “The day After New York”

Germans told ‘stay away from windows’ for Obama visit


Barack Obama meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2013. Photo: DPA Locals in Hanover have been given a very specific command for when the US President comes to visit – better neither heard nor seen. When US President Barack Obama arrives in Hanover for a visit on Sunday April 24th, residents have been told veryContinue reading “Germans told ‘stay away from windows’ for Obama visit”

GOP’s white-on-white war: Shutdown ruptures party’s all-white coalition


Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Eric Cantor (Credit: AP/Alex Brandon) BY: Brian Beutler/Salon On Wednesday, the bottom fell out of the GOP’s Hail Mary “shut down the government over Obamacare” strategy. Perhaps not coincidentally, it was also the day that the party’s leaders tried to revise and soften the terms of the fight — to make itContinue reading “GOP’s white-on-white war: Shutdown ruptures party’s all-white coalition”

Fighting against our self-inflicted sanctions


BY: Robert Ehlert/ The Idaho Statesman The last time I checked, we were reserving economic sanctions for a select club of our sworn enemies: Iran, North Korea and others vying for positions on the Evil Empire list. But not ourselves. Yet here we are beginning Week 2 of GSA — and we don’t mean GeneralContinue reading “Fighting against our self-inflicted sanctions”