The fault in our government: The need for a political revolution

I HATE TO BREAK IT TO YOU ‘MURICANS: BUT WE DON’T LIVE IN A DEMOCRACY. The reality is that most Americans are not surprised by this statement, they know that there is a grave problem in Washington, Money in Politics: The issue that affects every other issue. The United States has transformed from a Representative Democracy to a plutocracy. There is no debate about that, … Continue reading The fault in our government: The need for a political revolution

ACLU requests to represent US citizen detained in Syria, reportedly fought with ISIS

The American Civil Liberty Union (ACLU) has requested to represent a US citizen detained in Syria, who reportedly fought alongside the Islamic State. The citizen, whose identity is being withheld from the public, is being held without formal charges or access to an attorney. Government attorneys filed a response to the ACLU, after they (ACLU) petitioned the US District Court in Washington DC, to challenge … Continue reading ACLU requests to represent US citizen detained in Syria, reportedly fought with ISIS

150 wildfires burn down Galicia

Around 150 wildfires have been recorded this past week in Galicia, an autonomous region in the north-west of Spain. Thousands of hectares of woodlands have been completely destroyed, and at least four deaths have been recorded. The fires, which originated in country fields and pushed through forests, even managed to make their way to the outskirts of important population centers like Vigo (300,000 inhabitants) or … Continue reading 150 wildfires burn down Galicia

Official defends Trump’s comments to war widow

United States General John Kelly stood up to condemn a Congresswomen’s accusations that President Donald Trump made a soldier’s widow cry at Thursday’s White House press briefing. US Congresswoman Frederica Wilson claimed earlier this week that Mr Trump told the bereaved wife of Sgt. La. David Johnson that “he knew what he was signing up for, but I guess it hurts anyway.” Mr Kelly, who is … Continue reading Official defends Trump’s comments to war widow

United States, Canada and Mexico halt NAFTA

Canada, the United States, and Mexico have halted the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations, and extended the discussion into mid 2018. All three nations have criticized their North American neighbors, and called their proposals counterproductive, with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, saying the US conducted a “series of unconventional proposals,” and the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer saying, “I am surprised and … Continue reading United States, Canada and Mexico halt NAFTA

Studios head Roy Price steps down amid harassment claims

This announcement comes five days after he was suspended for sexual harassment allegations. This all started last week when Isa Hackett the Producer of ‘The Man in A High Castle’, accused Price of coming onto her in 2015, also telling her that she would ‘love my “d***”. Roy Price comes after the newest scandal involving Harvey Wein Stein, who has been accused of multiple sexual … Continue reading Studios head Roy Price steps down amid harassment claims

Islamic State push Kurdish forces back, taking two villages

The Islamic State has taken the villages of Taweeli’ah and al-Maliha. The villages were taken when the Kurdish forces were forced to withdraw from Kirkuk, which allowed for them to take advantage of a security vacuum. Not much is know about what is to happen next in these two villages. Also in the news, Kurdish forces have begun to withdraw from Makhmur district southeast of … Continue reading Islamic State push Kurdish forces back, taking two villages

Steve Bannon: “We’ve cut your oxygen off,” to Mitch McConnell

WASHINGTON: Former White House Chief Strategist and current executive chairman of Breitbart News Steve Bannon, who’s been a recent tirade against incumbent Republicans in the Senate, announced that “We’ve cut your oxygen off,” to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.⠀ ⠀ This comes as Bannon’s handpicked candidate in Alabama, Roy Moore, recent beat Incumbent Republican Luther Strange in the state’s GOP primary. ⠀ Photograph: National Review … Continue reading Steve Bannon: “We’ve cut your oxygen off,” to Mitch McConnell