• John Haltiwanger in Politics

    The U.S. Killed 105 Civilians In Iraq, But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It

    The U.S. Killed 105 Civilians In Iraq, But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It

    On Thursday, the U.S. military admitted an airstrike it conducted in Mosul, Iraq on March 17, 2017 killed at least 105 civilians. U.S. Central Command (CentCom) said it was targeting two ISIS snipers with a “precision-guided munition,” but the strike inadvertently detonated explosives the militants had placed in the building, BBC News reports. In the […]
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    Trump Was Protested In Brussels While People Cheered For Obama In Berlin

    Trump Was Protested In Brussels While People Cheered For Obama In Berlin

    President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama are both in Europe right now, but the way they’ve been received couldn’t be more different. As Trump arrived in Brussels ahead of a NATO summit, he was met by thousands of protesters. In particular, protesters appeared to take issue with Trump’s stances on immigration and refugees, […]
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    You Need To See How European Leaders Reacted To Trump’s Latest Speech — PHOTOS

    You Need To See How European Leaders Reacted To Trump’s Latest Speech — PHOTOS

    President Donald Trump is in Brussels on Thursday for a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit, where he delivered a speech that generated some interesting reactions from European leaders. During the speech, Trump lectured other NATO members on the need to pay their fair share of defense costs, and said “massive amounts of money” were […]
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    France’s New President Gave Trump A Bone-Crushing Handshake — VIDEO

    France’s New President Gave Trump A Bone-Crushing Handshake — VIDEO

    President Donald Trump met with the recently elected French President Emmanuel Macron in Brussels on Thursday, and the two men shared a handshake for the ages. Trump is notorious for giving awkwardly long and overly forceful handshakes (except for that one time with German Chancellor Angela Merkel), and it seems Macron wanted to send him a […]
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    Members Of Congress Who Have Called For President Trump To Be Impeached

    Members Of Congress Who Have Called For President Trump To Be Impeached

    It’s been a rough couple of weeks for the Trump administration. Following the controversial firing of FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump has been accused of abuse of power and obstruction of justice. That, combined with a bombshell report that alleged Trump shared highly classified info with Russian diplomats, has put the president in […]
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    Our Generation Is Apparently Way Less Racist Than Older People, So There’s Hope

    Our Generation Is Apparently Way Less Racist Than Older People, So There’s Hope

    In today’s world, where everyone carries a computer in their pocket and media coverage is 24/7, we’re inundated with news of tragedy and despair. This makes it pretty easy to feel as if humanity is trending downward. But if you take a step back and look at the bigger picture, it’s actually a pretty good […]
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  • John Haltiwanger in Politics

    Trump’s Budget Hurts Women More Than Men, And No One Is Surprised

    Trump’s Budget Hurts Women More Than Men, And No One Is Surprised

    President Donald Trump just released his budget for the 2018 fiscal year, which has been dubbed “A New Foundation For American Greatness.” The budget is already generating controversy and backlash, and it’s poised to meet a great deal of opposition in Congress from both Democrats and Republicans. Trump’s budget calls for a 10 percent increase in […]
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    A Timeline Of Trump’s Relationship With The Pope As He Heads To The Vatican

    A Timeline Of Trump’s Relationship With The Pope As He Heads To The Vatican

    President Donald Trump is set to meet Pope Francis on Wednesday during his first trip abroad since he took office. Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Middle East were great. Trying hard for PEACE. Doing well. Heading to Vatican & Pope, then #G7 and #NATO. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 23, 2017 The two men couldn’t […]
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    Difference Between Obama And Trump’s Notes At Holocaust Memorial Says So Much

    Difference Between Obama And Trump’s Notes At Holocaust Memorial Says So Much

    President Donald Trump is  currently in Israel on his first foreign trip since taking office. On Tuesday, the president visited Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial, where he participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Hall of Remembrance. .@POTUS and the First Lady participate in wreath laying ceremony at Yad Vashem this morning. #POTUSAbroad pic.twitter.com/ef2KWfdttv — Department of State […]
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    Here’s How You Can Donate To The Victims Of The Manchester Attack

    Here’s How You Can Donate To The Victims Of The Manchester Attack

    Manchester was rocked by a devastating terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left at least 22 dead and dozens injured on Monday night. Children were among those impacted by this senseless act of violence. This was the deadliest terror attack in the United Kingdom since 2005. ISIS has claimed responsibility, and police have […]
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    Melania Trump Might Actually Be The President’s Biggest Source For News

    Melania Trump Might Actually Be The President’s Biggest Source For News

    There’s a great deal of focus and speculation in the media over the relationship between President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. More specifically, many seem to believe things aren’t going so well for the couple and that Trump is not enjoying her role as first lady. People have read into the fact Trump delayed her […]