World update: June 8 2018

G7 Well it seems like the G7 is off to a really productive start. And by that I mean nobody stormed out or declared war on anybody else. That’s about all anybody can hope these days. Donald Trump and the other six leaders–each of whom is either pissed at or freaking out over Trump’s protectionism–reportedly… Continue reading World update: June 8 2018

Who was paying Alberto Nisman, and why were they paying him?

Remember Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who was pursuing an investigation related to the (allegedly Iranian-perpetrated) 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires and turned up dead in a case of alleged suicide? And how his investigation was focused on former Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, and so there were a… Continue reading Who was paying Alberto Nisman, and why were they paying him?

Newt Gingrich’s sugar daddy wants to nuke Iran

Thank you, Supreme Court, for giving totally not unhinged billionaires like Sheldon Adelson an even bigger role in American politics than they had before Citizen’s United. If you hadn’t done that, we might be denied such wise counsel as this: The biggest donor to Republican Party political groups said Tuesday that the United States should… Continue reading Newt Gingrich’s sugar daddy wants to nuke Iran