Donald Trump: No Proof That Putin Kills Journalists

CREDIT: RICHARD DREW, AP THINK PROGRESS On ABC’s This Week, GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump dismissed reports of reporters killed by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime as unproven. “They are allegations. Yeah sure there are allegations. I’ve read those allegations over the years. But nobody’s proven that he’s killed anybody, as far as I’m concerned.… More Donald Trump: No Proof That Putin Kills Journalists

Donald Trump just tripped over the media’s rules for praising dictators

Putin in Sochi | Clive Mason/Getty Images VOX Donald Trump has drawn open scorn from the media after he praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and seemingly endorsed Putin’s oppressive rule. MSNBC host Joe Scarborough raised this with Trump, pointing out that Putin “is also a person who kills journalists, political opponents, and invades countries. Obviously that would be… More Donald Trump just tripped over the media’s rules for praising dictators

Putin Promises Increased Syrian Airstrikes After Confirming Bomb Destroyed Passenger Plane

MEDIAITE The Kremlin officially confirmed today that the passenger plane that crashed over Egypt weeks ago was brought down by a bomb, and that Vladimir Putin will pursue revenge against those responsible. In the wake of the crash that left 224 dead in the Sinai Peninsula, U.S. and foreign investigators have been taking action based on intelligence… More Putin Promises Increased Syrian Airstrikes After Confirming Bomb Destroyed Passenger Plane

Putin Was Asked A Question About Obama, His Answer Will Drive Conservatives Crazy

ADDICTING INFO Russian President Vladimir Putin was recently interviewed by Charlie Rose, who asked him a very delicate question about U.S. President Barack Obama. His answer is going to drive conservatives crazy. In the Conservative Narrative of America – the fairy tale version of news and events promulgated by Fox News and their conservative politicos… More Putin Was Asked A Question About Obama, His Answer Will Drive Conservatives Crazy

10 things you need to now today: April 19, 2015

The Week 1.Hundreds of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck  An estimated 500 to 700 people went missing on Sunday after a boat ferrying migrants to Italy capsized north of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea. The 65-foot-long fishing boat sent a distress call overnight, but when another vessel approached the migrants huddled to the far… More 10 things you need to now today: April 19, 2015

Obama’s Had a Helluva Good Month Since the Midterms

Mother Jones ~ Kevin Drum So how have things been going for our bored, exhausted, and disengaged president? He’s been acting pretty enthusiastic, energized, and absorbed with his job, I’d say. Let us count the things he’s done since the November 4th midterm elections: November 10:Surprised everyone by announcing his support for strong net neutrality. November… More Obama’s Had a Helluva Good Month Since the Midterms

10 things you need to know today: November 15, 2014

The Week Second sign-up season begins for HealthCare.gov, Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders denied entry to Beijing, and more 1. Second sign-up season begins on HealthCare.gov website A little more than a year after ObamaCare’s rocky rollout, the federal health insurance exchange website opened on Saturday for its second sign-up season. President Barack Obama used his… More 10 things you need to know today: November 15, 2014

WORLD LEADERS NOMINATED TO TAKE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

When the entire world latches on to a cause via social media…anything is possible. The Huffington Post All across social media, celebrities and regular citizens seem to be dumping ice water on their heads to raise money for and awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In fact, the vast majority of Americans have avoided the ice bucket challenge… More WORLD LEADERS NOMINATED TO TAKE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

Remember When Vladimir Putin Was The Right-Wing’s Favorite World Leader?

Liberaland Steve Marmel Two cops dead in Vegas. 298 dead as plane is shot down. Empowering bad people empowers followers. #BundyRanch #MH17 pic.twitter.com/XZfx2FlRo6 — Steve Marmel (@Marmel) July 19, 2014   Now read this: Steven Seagal Kicked Out Of Music Festival Over Bromance With Putin (Jul 21, 2014) President Obama On Russia: ‘What Are They… More Remember When Vladimir Putin Was The Right-Wing’s Favorite World Leader?

John McCain Finds a Way to Blame ‘Cowardly’ Obama for MH17 Crash

This simply sounds like sour grapes directed toward Obama supporters, but McCain and his ilk are not saying these things to upset Obama’s base.  Right-wing politicians are trying to stir up their Obama-hating base so they will come to the polls in 2014.  They’ll worry about 2016 after the mid-term elections. Mediaite When he appeared on MSNBC and CNN… More John McCain Finds a Way to Blame ‘Cowardly’ Obama for MH17 Crash