Posts Tagged ‘politics’

Biden has no emotional attachment to Israel, it’s about politics

The New Yorker asked Aaron David Miller, the longtime peace processor, why Joe Biden is going along with Israel’s war crimes, and Miller said it’s because Joe Biden has an emotional attachment to Israel. “Joe Biden, alone among modern American Presidents, has an emotional relationship with the idea of Israel, the people of Israel, the […]

Politics as Lawfare

SHARE | PRINT | EMAIL There is a wonderful quote from noted scary fascist (back when fascism was still a vogue and “the coming thing”) Oscar Benavides who was president of Peru from 1933-39. it’s as apposite as ever today: To my friends, everything; to my enemies, the law. It really says it all, doesn’t […]

Right Wing Round-Up: Religion And Politics

Heidi Przybyla @ Politico: The Right Way to Cover the Intersection of Religion and Politics . Every person’s spiritual motivations are entitled to respect. Once these motivations take them onto the stage of politics and lawmaking that will affect the lives of fellow citizens, however, they will be treated the same as any other political […]

A new chapter in Wisconsin politics: Ending gerrymandering

The gerrymandered districts had long been a point of contention, with numerous legal experts deeming Wisconsin one of the most gerrymandered states in the nation. Source

Fox News’s Pirro to Taylor Swift: ‘Don’t get involved in politics’

Fox News anchor Judge Jeanine Pirro advised pop singer Taylor Swift on Monday to not “get involved in politics” amid reports President Biden’s reelection campaign is trying to secure the endorsement of the global superstar. “Why would someone as popular as she is alienate, and I’m not saying, you know … what’s going to be,… […]

The worst treason by the Trump cult? The politics of secession, the violent refusal to share power.

Only deviant voters want nutcases like Stephen Miller as attorney general, Steve Bannon as sec’y of state, or Rudy Giuliani as press propaganda secretary. Source

Dueling to the Death Must Be Brought Back To Cleanse US Politics and “government”-“We Can Finish It Here”: US Senator Challenges Teamsters President To Fight During Congressional Hearing

The Urgent Need To Reinstate Dueling!-No Balls Political Whore Wants a War, OK, Pistols, 10 Paces Each, Turn, Fire, War Over!!!! “We can finish it here,” said Mullin, a former mixed martial arts fighter. “OK that’s fine, perfect,” O’Brien replied. “You wanna do it now?” Mullin shot back. “I’d love to do it right now,” […]

Israel’s stranglehold on U.S. politics prompts top UN official to resign over failure to stop “genocide” of Palestinians

(NaturalNews) Citing the body’s failure to properly address the conflict between Israel and Palestine, Craig Mokhiber has resigned from the United Nations (UN),… Source

Queers For Palestine: Identity Politics At Its Most Absurd

Authored by Armin Navabi via, On the morning of 7 October 2023, the militant Palestinian group Hamas orchestrated a multi-pronged assault against Israel from the Gaza Strip. Their fighters breached the heavily fortified border and murdered more than 1,400 Israeli civilians, including young children. Here in the West, the political discourse surrounding these brutal events and the war […]

‘I refuse to put people over politics’: Speaker Johnson fundraises with apparent typo

Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) appeared to get his words mixed up in one of his first fundraising emails since taking the top House job last week. Johnson capped a standard fundraising message Friday with a new turn on a familiar phrase: “I refuse to put people over politics.” That apparent mix-up garnered jeers from House… […]

The Politics of Disdain

I am pleased to publish here a brief excerpt from an article originally published in City Journal with my colleague Emily Burns, a research analyst, writer, and member of our censorship working group at Brownstone Institute. Several commentators have claimed recently that the era of “hyperpolitics”—described by Ryan Zickgraf in Compact as the sense that […]

The Memo: How Murdoch changed American politics

Rupert Murdoch, who announced Wednesday he was stepping back from his role as chair of Fox and News Corp, leaves a bigger imprint on American politics than the vast majority of people who have held elected office. Whether that impact has been for the good or for bad depends on the politics of the person… […]

NYC Official: Not Getting into ‘Politics’ of Criticism of our Sanctuary Status — ‘There’s Opportunity’ in Migrant Surge

On Thursday’s broadcast of NewsNation’s “Elizabeth Vargas Reports,” New York City Emergency Management Commissioner Zachary Iscol stated that the city isn’t “going to participate in the politics or the palace intrigue” over whether it should deal with the influx of Source

Marginalising Palestinians from their own politics

In an example of how Palestinians are routinely marginalised from their own political trajectory, the event which Saudi Arabia will be co-hosting along with the Arab League and the European Union at the forthcoming UN General Assembly under the theme “Peace Day Effort for Middle East Peace” will exclude Palestinians and Israelis. Israel will still be well […]

University Of Alabama Dean: Identity Politics Is ‘The Whole Purpose Of The University’-KEEP YOUR KIDS HOME-THEY CAN HAVE PROMISCUOUS SEX CHEAPER AT HOME

UT-Austin “student” demonstrating how to give blowjobs and use dildos while passing out treats to lure in other kids who’s parents are paying big bucks so their kids can learn to be immoral sluts A recent report provides chapter and verse on just how badly DEI has colonized Alabama’s system of public higher education. Want […]

DeSantis says politics won’t interfere with storm response

DeSantis says politics won’t interfere with storm response lead image Source

2023: A turning point for Palestine in global politics

With the most important political shifts in 30 years taking place in Israel, the U.S., and China, perhaps 2023 will be remembered as the year tangible political momentum shifted for Palestine. Source

Khan receives maximum sentence, barred from politics for five years.

Aug 9, 2023 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen English The former Prime Minister receives the maximum sentence in terms of political practice. The Pakistani government banned former Prime Minister Imran Khan from politics for five years, just days after announcing a three-year prison term against the popular leader over “corrupt practices”, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing a senior official. […]

Of BANKS and POLITICS: U.K. Energy Secretary Grant Shapps calls out banks for delving into politics, urges new legislation to prevent this

(NaturalNews) The Brexit Party leader and former leader of the U.K. Independence Party Nigel Farage recently revealed that he has seen a Stasi-style surveillance… Source

Ill-Gotten Gains Is What Politics Is All About

SHARE | PRINT | EMAIL Rigged is the work of two economists, Cameron Murray and Paul Frijters, both of whom either currently or previously plied their trade in Australian academia. As the title suggests, the book tells the story of how networks of individuals in government and the private sector, referred to collectively as “James” […]

Meet 5 AAPI power players shaping politics and policy in America

Asian American and Pacific Islanders are the nation’s fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the country. And with that exploding growth comes expanding influence. So as we celebrate AAPI Heritage Month, POLITICO is recognizing contributions and impact from Asian power players in local, state, federal and even international levels. Here are five Asian American […]

Theater as politics: an interview with Einat Weizman

Jonathan Ofir interviews Israeli playwright Einat Weizman about her play “Prisoners of the Occupation” and how theater can become a vehicle for political mobilization and change. Source

Saudi Arabia in keeping with the Politics of a Multipolar World

Saudi Arabia, led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, who is effectively the kingdom’s leader due to his father the king’s late age, has pursued a strong foreign policy, both regionally and globally. China arranged an agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran, easing long-standing tensions between the two countries. The decision surely validates expectations […]

How Crooked American Politics Have Become (Only Traitors Allowed At the Top)

LaRouchePAC A Day Which Will Live in Infamy and From Which We Will Emerge Victorious 1941 Pearl Harbor Attack, Photo: National Archives maisie –On December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor was attacked. Lyndon LaRouche often described what Manhattan was like on that day. There was both a stunned silence and sudden rapt attention as everything, as if […]

Is pretend politics—hawking a counterfeit self—the ultimate right-wing propaganda?

For “real” Rethugs one looks in vain –/ It’s quicksand, whether frauds or insane. Source

Circus Politics Are Intended to Distract Us. Don’t Be Distracted

It is easy to be distracted right now by the bread and circus politics that have dominated the news headlines lately, but don’t be distracted. Don’t be fooled, not even a little. We’re being subjected to the oldest con game in the books, the magician’s sleight of hand that keeps you focused on the shell […]

Video: Biden, Who Called Republicans Fascists And Extremists, Says Politics Is “Too Divisive”

In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, White House occupant Joe Biden shifted from condemning “MAGA extremists” to putting forward his own “Buy American” MAGA agenda. Biden said he’s ordering all future federal infrastructure projects “to be made in America.” “Buy American has been the law of the land since 1933,” Biden […]

Symbolism in Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Politics

In he practice of political figures symbolism frequently manifests itself as a commitment to certain historical traditions established in national society and as an expression of consistent steps toward the future. This is a practice that can be found in both Eastern and Western politics. As the Ottoman Empire’s successor, modern Turkey holds the idea […]

Pennsylvania politics are heated. It soon could be utter chaos.

PHILADELPHIA — Democrats in Pennsylvania won the majority of seats in the state House this fall, powered by voter backlash to the fall of Roe v. Wade. But come next year, it’s anybody’s guess which party will actually hold the speaker’s gavel. A razor-thin victory by Democrats, combined with a handful of vacancies and the […]

How the corporate takeover of American politics began

Powell’s memo argued that the American economic system was “under broad attack” from consumer, labor, and environmental groups. Source

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