And, because we’ve already “broken the seal”, as Brittany might say, here’s The Not Fake News Update for 12 January 2020 — a Sunday, no less.
All the things you haven’t heard about:
– Protests in Haiti are starting up again after the holidays. You might not have heard about them before the holidays; that’s because they’ve been going on for years. I blame the United States, and specifically Bill Clinton. (more…)
“But is it helpful to have the 2016 nominee suggesting that a congresswoman is a Russian asset?”
– Jake Tapper
Yes and no.
Yes it’s helpful; it’s a marvelous distraction. Clinton’s bizarre accusation draws criticism away from some of the more egregious flaws in the present nomination process. It was also timed perfectly to coincide with the release of a State Department report that criticized the former Secretary of State (more…)
The United States House of Representatives is one of the most universally detested and despised body of lawmakers in existence. Their approval rating is generally only just in the double digits, and most citizens would sooner trust used car salesmen. A 2013 survey ranked congress south of head lice, root canals, and colonoscopies.
Much of this bad reputation is undeserved. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to remember why (more…)