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Dalai Lama shames Republican lawmakers: ‘Thoughts and prayers’ have little value—without action

He’s considered one of the most compassionate, well-loved and respected human beings in the world. Don’t let his motto of “kindness is my religion” ever fool you into believing the 14th Dalai Lama is anything but strong. The 82-year-old Nobel Peace...

Sweden has distributed a war preparedness pamphlet to every household

Think there aren’t international implications to Donald Trump’s grandstanding and actions with other world leaders?  Well, the Guardian reports today that Sweden, yes Sweden has distributed a pamphlet, Om krisen eller kriget kommer (If crisis or war comes) to all 4.8m of the country’s households.  Link to the pamphlet here. Sweden has not been at war for more than […]
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Trump declares victory in trade war, as analysts report ‘China is winning’

In between flaunting his ability to use the Department of Justice as a political tool, and acting as a transcriptionist for Fox News, Donald Trump has devoted a slice of his Twitter storms over the last week to defending his trade negotiations with...
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LOL – Hillary Delivers Yale’s 2018 “Class Day” Speech, Brings Russian Hat. “If You...

Class Day, a Yale College tradition, takes place on Old Campus on Sunday at 2:00 p.m., and includes the awarding of academic, artistic, and athletic prizes; the celebration of undergraduates; and an address by a notable speaker. Seniors wear academic...
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17 amazing responses to the Royal Wedding

Just in case you slept through the real-time coverage like many Americans (especially those on the West Coast), here’s some favorites from the Daily Kos Saturday staff’s Slack channel. Presented with many thanks to Chris Reeves and Meteor Blades, and...
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European Union moves to forbid members’ compliance with economic sanctions Trump reimposed on Iran

Even as the French energy giant Total says it will pull out of a billion-dollar project in Iran without a waiver on U.S. economic sanctions, the European Union is moving to implement provisions of a law that prohibits EU companies and courts from...
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North Korea Finds John Bolton “Repugnant” His Plans For June 12 Summit Are Pure...

John Bolton is living in a greater fantasy world than Donald Trump, if that’s possible. He was on the Sunday shows telling everyone that Trump was able to forego months of preparation for the June 12 Summit in Singapore because of his innate ability to “size people up” which, in John Wayne-esque style, was apparently […]
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American Jews Protest Surreal Scene In Jerusalem, Bette Midler Calls Trump, ‘You Moron’

The opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem this week was positively surreal. Here’s a glimpse. pic.twitter.com/BW5O6YYxnY — Dusty (@DustinGiebel) May 14, 2018 Simply put, Jared Kushner mouthed platitudes about peace, and his wife, Peace Treaty Barbie Ivanka Trump posed for pictures, while in the background sniper fire and tear gas canisters wreaked havoc on […]
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The Leak To End All Leaks: Trump Ordered Military Families To Be Evacuated From...

Because Trump really is a bumbling “idiot/moron:” Trump issued the directive earlier this year to H.R. McMaster...  McMaster directed his staff at the National Security Council to prepare a presidential memorandum ordering military...
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Can Donald Trump really BE this stupid? God, I hope not!

OK, now I’m worried. It’s bad enough that Der Gropinfuror has already been played like a cheap fiddle by Kim Jong Un, but we’re about to find out if he’s about to be put back in his case, and stored back up on the closet shelf. Reporting is that North Korea canceled a previously scheduled […]

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