Who Said It: Mike Bloomberg or Donald Trump?

Donald Trump and Mike Bloomberg now regularly mock each other. But the two men have plenty in common. They’re both 70-something billionaires based in New York, having amassed fortunes with companies bearing their names. They’ve both flipped between the two major political parties. They’ve run in the same circles, if never quite as friends. And […]

The Myth of George Washington’s Post-Presidency

In the wake of the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries, little sums up the confused state of the campaign to defeat President Donald Trump better than reports of Democrats seeking a savior in the most prominent natural-born citizen constitutionally ineligible for the office: former President Barack Obama. Three years after completing the maximum two full […]

Marie Yovanovitch: The State Department is in trouble

Marie Yovanovitch, the retired former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, used an award acceptance speech at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to criticize the Trump administration. “Right now, the State Department is in trouble. Senior leaders lack policy vision, moral clarity, leadership. The policy process has been replaced by decisions emanating from the top with […]

Please Do Not Drink Silver to Kill the Coronavirus

Wherever mass tragedy strikes, there will be vulturous hucksters looking to take advantage of people’s fears. The outbreak of a deadly new coronavirus in China and other countries is no exception. Medical quacks are already trying to sell the very bad idea of swallowing silver to ward off the virus—something that’s… Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/please-do-not-drink-silver-to-kill-the-coronavirus-1841646976 […]

If you listen carefully to what White House officials say about Trump and Roger Stone, you get to the truth

Impeachment has let the genie out of the bottle, so now we have to ask ourselves: Is acquitted Trump the check or the balance? Or both? Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/trump-roger-stone-do-sentencing-case-charges-today-a9332741.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: John T Bennett

Why do we celebrate Valentine's Day? The unromantic origins of the day of love

Valentine’s Day hasn’t always been flowers, chocolate and saccharine romance Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/valentines-day-origins-history-meaning-ancient-romans-catholic-church-saint-a8765926.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Sabrina Barr

State of the Union fact check: How true are Trump's boasts on the economy?

Once again the president trumpeted his supposed economic accomplishments – but his claims are not all they seem Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/state-of-the-union-fact-check-trump-economy-a9320251.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Hamish McRae, John T Bennett

Sen. Mitt Romney will vote to convict Trump, breaking with fellow Republicans

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) will vote to convict President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial on the charge of abuse of power, becoming the only Republican to break with the president and his party. “The grave question the Constitution tasks senators to answer is whether the president committed an act so extreme and egregious that […]

'I don't want to listen to lies about the Second Amendment': Father of Parkland shooting victim detained for State of the Union protest speaks out

‘Tonight was a rough night’, Fred Guttenberg said after he was detained Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-state-of-the-union-parkland-shooting-gun-safety-second-amendment-a9319661.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Graig Graziosi

Trump struggled to read US constitution, expose says: 'It's like a foreign language'

President reportedly blames others in room for difficulties Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-book-new-very-stable-genius-us-constitution-impeachment-a9286006.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Tom Embury-Dennis