Politics

5 reasons to not vote in 2016

2016 election don't vote George Carlin

Democracy is vastly overrated. It’s not like the consensus of a bunch of friends agreeing to see the same movie. Most often, it boils down to a kinder and gentler variety of mob rule, dressed in a coat and tie. The essence of positive values like personal liberty, wealth, opportunity, …

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The Simpsons mock 2016 US presidential race

The Simpsons 2016 US presidential race

Just in time for Donald Trump’s decisive victory in South Carolina comes a new online video from The Simpsons that perfectly captures just how fed up most Americans have become with the state of presidential politics. Waking up from a nightmare filled with the voices of Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and others, Marge Simpson …

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The corporations running the White House

Corporations running the White House flag

The president and his top advisers have kept an open door for CEOs of Fortune 100 companies, keeping almost 1,000 appointments with them, a Reuters review of White House records shows. Of the hundreds of appointments listed, Obama himself was present at about half. As the corrupting hand of government intervention spreads, so …

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Benjamin Netanyahu faces arrest in Spain

Benjamin Netanyahu

Should Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ever set foot inside Spain, he—and six other current and former Israeli government officials—will be subject to arrest, thanks to a Spanish judge who effectively issued an arrest warrant for the group late last week. As to be expected, the Israeli Foreign Ministry was less …

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Obama approves $800m funding for terrorist groups in Syria and Ukraine

Obama signing NDAA

President Barack Obama has signed the Pentagon funding bill giving $800 million in aid to both “moderate rebels” in Syria and the Kiev regime. Obama also vowed to work around provisions blocking the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015 …

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Jeremy Corbyn: sanction countries and banks who are funding ISIS

ISIS made in USA

The UK should be more proactive about imposing sanctions on banks and countries suspected of funding or supporting the militant group ISIS, the leader of the Labour party has said. Jeremy Corbyn told David Cameron to push for an economic crackdown with the rest of the European Union, claiming the …

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