Category Archives: Government

Gorbachev’s Pizza Hut Ad Is His Most Bizarre Legacy

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  James Fosdike illustrations for Foreign Policy Feature Mikhail Gorbachev’s Pizza Hut Thanksgiving Miracle In 1997, the former Soviet leader needed money, and Pizza Hut needed a spokesman. Greatness ensued. By Paul Musgrave It’s dangerous for leaders to outlive their countries. Whether they move on or become obsessed with returning to power, they cannot escape […]

The Dunning-Kruger Effect May Help Explain Trump’s Support | Psychology Today

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A new study suggests some people grossly overestimate their political knowledge. Source: Elvert Barnes Photography/Flickr In the past, some prominent psychologists have explained President Donald Trump’s unwavering support by alluding to a well-established psychological phenomenon known as the “Dunning-Kruger effect.” The effect is a type of cognitive bias, where people with little expertise or ability assume they have superior expertise or ability. This […]

Trump July 4th “Salute to America”: $2.5M meant for Park Service reportedly being used for July 4 event – CBS News

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The Pentagon is rolling out military hardware for a Fourth of July unlike any other. Tanks on the National Mall and military flyovers will be part of the capital’s celebration, by order of President Trump. He’ll be the first president to take an active role in any July Fourth ceremony in recent memory. These flyovers cost […]

Trump suggests homelessness is a ‘phenomenon that started two years ago’ in barely comprehensible interview | The Independent

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Donald Trump has suggested that homelessness is a “phenomenon that started two years ago” and said that he “may intercede” to tackle the crisis. The US president also implied that homeless people living in the streets of US cities were making police officers sick. He made the comments in a rambling interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson in Japan, which […]

Some person working at Starbucks boots police officers because customer ‘did not feel safe’ around them, Fox News tries to make a big national deal about it.

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Some police officers in Tempe, Ariz., say they were asked to leave a Starbucks coffee shop on the Fourth of July because a customer complained they “did not feel safe” with the cops present, according to reports. Five officers were drinking coffee at the Starbucks location prior to their shift beginning when a barista asked them to move […]

Melania Trump wooden statue branded ‘disgrace’ that ‘looks more like Smurfette’ 

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The statue features the blue dress the US First Lady wore at Donald Trump’s inauguration in 2017 – but the ‘likeness’ hasn’t gone down well with everyone By Tiffany Lo NEWS The statue was erected on top of wooden plank near Sevnica, Melania Trump’s hometown, in Slovenia (Image: AFP/Getty Images) Melania Trump has been honoured with […]

Trump Remakes Fourth of July With Speech, Military Display 

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President Donald Trump delivered a 4th of July speech on the National Mall that extolled the U.S. military and American people and put himself at the center of the Independence Day celebration. “We celebrate our history, our people, and the heroes who proudly defend our flag — the brave men and women of the United […]

President Donald Trump on 9/11

President Donald Trump reaction at arriving to 9/11 memorial

“Trump has been saying bizarre, emotionally out of step shit about 9/11 since 9/11.” That morning in 2001, Trump actually went on the radio and bragged that his building was now the tallest in downtown Manhattan. “That is not a normal thing to say.”   “@realDonaldTrump: I would like to extend my best wishes to […]

Former Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino COO calls Trump a racist and gives examples

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Former President of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino Jack O’Donnell says President Donald Trump has a long history of racism and is “a racist through and through.” Jack O’Donnell talks about Trump’s history of speaking ill of minorities, women, and lower-income people. “Black guys counting my money! I hate it… because laziness is a trait […]