The Dowager Countess Lady Phyllis, left, upon hearing that "the American" has arrived at Bandwidth Abbey, races her Lady in Waiting to the porte cochere. They both know that Mrs. La Vine has never visited without causing some colossal mess with the family. Help: http://lucianne.com/contributions/
Democrats and Republicans nearly came to blows on the House floor during an extraordinary protest for a vote on gun control legislation. Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas had approached the Democrats and yelled ´Radical Islam!´ a few times. Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown of Florida started yelling back at him. The two came within inches of each other, both yelling. Lawmakers from both parties separated the pair. The Democrats halted the day´s legislative session with their sit-in and protest to pressure Republican leadership to allow them to vote on gun control measures after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S.
Donald Trump should put his money where his mouth is. The real-estate mogul says he’s worth “in excess” of $10 billion. I think he’s lying, as does pretty much every expert and financial journalist who has looked into the question. Forbes has put his net worth at $4.5 billion. Bloomberg says it’s below $3 billion. Billionaire Mark Cuban has cast doubt on whether Trump is even a billionaire at all. I’ve read the analyses, but common sense always told me he was full of it. Actual multi-billionaires tend not to waste their time recording videos hawking steaks in the Sharper
Next to the propagation of the big lie, one of the most elementary and common devices in manufacturing propaganda is the notion that the truth is something you are not being told. From conspiracy theorists to those selling patent medicine on the Internet, everyone who whispers the words “secret” and “mystery” is using this device. But what happens when you already know you’re not being told the truth? The psychological impact is that much greater. Your normal inclination to be taken in by conspiracy theorists is all the more heightened when you know you are not being told the truth.
Keep checking back for an up-to-date, at-a-glance breakdown of results to help you find out whether Brexit will become a reality, how each local authority voted and how eurosceptic your area is. Follow the latest news and results in our referendum aftermath live blog. More results starting to come in Generally parts of England voting to leave the EU with Scotland voting to stay. *Stockton-on-Tees is Leave 61.7% - Remain 38.3% *Hartlepool a big Leave 69.6% - Remain: 30.4% *Basildon a massive 68.6% Leave - Remain: 31.4% *Dundee City votes to Remain: 59.8% - Leave: 40.2% *Kettering: votes to Leave 61% - Remain 39.0% *Broxbourne votes to Leave
Democratic National Committee documents leaked by a hacker Tuesday reveal that Hillary Clinton’s requirements to give a speech included a private flight and a luxurious presidential hotel suite. One of the documents leaked is a form filled out by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Foundation for the Harry Walker Agency. The Harry Walker Agency is a speaker’s bureau, which represented Hillary Clinton. On top of the $225,000 fee for her 20 minute speech, the agency gave the UNLV Foundation “standard travel expenses” for Clinton. This “include[s] a chartered roundtrip private air transportation (e.g., a Gulfstream 450 or larger jet),
President Obama is continuing to tweak presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, saying in a new interview that no successful businessman in America actually thinks Mr. Trump is the most successful businessman in the country. “There’s no successful businessman in America who actually thinks the most successful businessman in the country is Donald Trump. I know those guys, and so do you, and I guarantee you, that’s not their view,” Mr. Obama said in an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek published this week. Mr. Obama had said he tells interns and young people that as tough as things seem right now, they shouldn’t
Whether it´s Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, the next president will need to deal with setting aside defense cuts as part of sequestration, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Monday, though he gave an indication as to which gender he expects the 45th commander in chief to be. “The next president, whoever he or she — most likely she — is going to be, needs to get these defense cuts set aside," Graham remarked during a discussion at the Center for a New American Security´s conference. Graham also took a shot at Trump, his former presidential primary rival, in discussing the spectrum