Puerto Rico Votes in Favor of Statehood

12 Jun 2017

2017/06/11 – Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood – The Hill

Puerto Rico voted overwhelmingly in favor of statehood on Sunday in a referendum that begins the steps toward sending representatives to Washington, D.C.


Doctor Arrested at Trump Hotel in D.C.

31 May 2017

2017/05/31 – Armed Pennsylvania Doctor Arrested at Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. – NBC News

A Pennsylvania physician who was behaving suspiciously and had made threatening remarks was arrested Wednesday at the Trump International Hotel in Washington after police found an assault-style rifle and handgun in his car, authorities said.


A police report said authorities saw a firearm in Moles’ vehicle and found another inside the glove compartment. Police seized a Glock 23 pistol, a Bushmaster assault-style rifle and 90 rounds of ammunition.


Griffin Depicts Bloodied, Beheaded President

31 May 2017

Kathy Griffin has went too far. Even the extreme left has its limit. In case you haven’t heard, here’s the story.

2017/05/30 – Kathy Griffin apologizes for photo shoot with bloodied Trump mask, says she ‘went too far’ – Fox News

Kathy Griffin admitted Tuesday she “went too far” on her latest photo shoot with controversial photographer Tyler Shields in which she is holding a bloodied mask of President Trump.

After the backlash started… the she Tweeted…

“I am sorry. I went too far. I was wrong.”

The photographer is Tyler Shields.

Shields told Fox News that Griffin was hoping to create a bold message.


Shields added the image was meant to serve as art and he’s aware that it could make some viewers uncomfortable.

“That’s what art is meant to do,” he said. “Some people look at it and they love it. Some people look at it and they hate it… I understand there are going to be people that hate this. It’s a very touchy subject… but this is not real. We didn’t kill anybody nor do I feel anybody should be killed. It’s no different from a movie. It just happens to be a still image.”

In their minds, this is art, and an edgy message. Depicting an image of a bloodied beheaded U.S. president is art and an edgy message.

Many people really need to get a grip… particularly the news media, the actors, the people disappointed from the election, and those paid by and/or aligned with George Soros. Trump has been president for four months. There have been numerous protests, numerous acts of political violence towards those who supported Trump, numerous investigations without evidence of crimes, and he has no room to operate. Now I understand Trump does stir the pot as well, but I take that as responsive more than proactive. Throw in the deep state in the government who are against what he stands for.

Whatever you think about Trump, he affects everyone in this country. I can see if what he implements does not work. But what if does work? What if it does put more people to work once everything is in place? What if blacks and minorities in inner cities fare better?

The chaos in this country is not on Trump. The chaos is on the groups I mentioned earlier. They are putting out the message. They are organizing the protests. They are still investigating without evidence of crimes. That’s not Trump. And now we have Griffin’s demented nonsense.

So much for putting country first. Many would be OK burning the country down and turning it into Venezuela in order to get what they want. Where are the adults in this country?

If Kathy Griffin wants to resemble a functioning, mentally stable adult, she should directly apologize to Trump and his family. She and the photographer displayed a TOTAL lack of perspective with this nonsense.

2017/05/31 – THE LATEST: CNN CUTS TIES WITH KATHY GRIFFIN OVER VIDEO – AP

In addition to her losing the CNN job, a New Mexico casino said it was canceling a July live engagement, and she has lost a commercial endorsement she landed just weeks ago.


Memorial Day Thank You

29 May 2017

Wishing all of the relatives of those who gave their lives for this country the best – and a big thank you to those servicemen (and women) no longer with us.


Haiti – Earthquake, Clintons, Cholera

25 May 2017

It’s been a rough decade for the island nation of Haiti. I will be adding to this page periodically with articles stored elsewhere. I may have to break this up into different pages.

2017/05/22 – Federal officials: DHS to extend temporary protected status to Haitians – Washington Post

2016/12/01 – Secretary-General Apologizes for United Nations Role in Haiti Cholera Epidemic, Urges International Funding of New Response to Disease – United Nations

2016/08/17 – U.N. Admits Role in Cholera Epidemic in Haiti – NY Times

2016/06/29 – Lawmakers Urge John Kerry to Press U.N. for Haiti Cholera Response – NY Times

2016/03/18 – Cholera Deaths in Haiti Could Far Exceed Official Count – NY Times

2016/03/03 – Cholera quietly still kills dozens a month in Haiti – AP

2010/01/12 – Fierce Quake Devastates Haitian Capital – NY Times


Anothony Weiner Pleads Guilty to Sexting To Minor

23 May 2017

2017/05/19 – Anthony Weiner scandals: A timeline – KESQ Palm Springs

2017/05/19 – Hours after Anthony Weiner pleaded guilty in teen-sexting case, Huma Abedin reportedly filed for divorce – Business Insider

“I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse,” Weiner said, apologizing to the 15-year-old girl to whom he sent sexually explicit images and messages last year.

The charge of transferring obscene material to a minor carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, but Weiner is likely to get less. As part of his plea agreement, federal prosecutors said they would consider a term between 21 months and 27 months “fair and appropriate.”

Weiner will be sentenced on Sept. 8.

2016/09/21 – Anthony Weiner carried on a months-long online sexual relationship with a troubled 15-year-old girl – UK Daily Mail (beware, adult content alert)

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His full statement is here.

2017/05/19 – Weiner: I have accepted the ‘depths of my sickness’ – NY Post

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2017/05/12 – Anthony Weiner’s Sext Partner Warned Him About Clinton Email Scandal – Forward

2017/05/11 – JAMES COMEY’S CONSPICUOUS INDEPENDENCE – The New Yorker

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Where did this all start… back in 2011 with the reporting of Andrew Breitbart. Weiner eventually apologized to Breitbart for attacking him for his reporting on the issue. Six years later, it is finally being dealt with – both publicly and privately within Weiner himself. Hopefully he can get himself to the point where he is making solid life decisions.

2011/06/06 – Andrew Breitbart Takes Over Anthony Weiner’s Press Conference – Huffington Post


The Other Side of Trump’s Lewd Conversation

22 May 2017

2017/05/22 – Billy Bush on Trump tape: “I wish I had changed the topic” – CBS

Most of you remember the conversation…

Trump: “When you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything.”
Bush: “Whatever you want?”
Trump: “Grab ’em by the *****. You can do anything!”

Trump classified it as locker room talk and apologized. Melania softened what took place. What happened to Bush since then?

Bush was eventually fired by NBC. He said he never imagined the undoing of his TV career would come from a campaign scandal.

“If a moment like that arose again,” he told the Hollywood Reporter, “I would shut it down quickly.”

The 45-year-old nephew of George H.W. Bush has been soul-searching, which he says included walking across hot coals with self-help guru Tony Robbins.

He has no idea who leaked the tape. He only received a three day notice before it hit the mainstream.

Full interview at the Hollywood Reporter is here.