1. arcturus88

    Trump calls out Germany's hypocrisy... Only Trump has the balls to go there. All other politicians are bought it seems. It kicks off at 2:33...:giggle:
  2. reedak

    Democracy calls into question after Trump election

    1. According to Roger Scruton, a writer and philosopher, "Democracy is championed as a universal good by the West, but we over-estimate its power to guarantee personal and political freedom." Despite being "the best innovator in the world" as claimed by Navarro, America seems to have no talent...
  3. C

    F.B.I. Raids Office of Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Michael Cohen; Trump Calls It ‘Disgrac

    By MATT APUZZOAPRIL 9, 2018 WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. raided the Rockefeller Center office and Park Avenue hotel room of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, on Monday morning, seizing business records, emails and documents related to several topics, including a payment to...
  4. Fitz

    Trump Calls in movers to shift Diplomats to Jerusalem

    I was just wondering if you guys had a take on the Embassy move to Jerusalem? It occurred to me that after imposing the Muslim travel ban which pissed off only a few countries in the middle east that by making this announcement he was just being consistent with his intentions of pissing off all...
  5. N

    Swiss RE calls for adaptation drive as extreme weather events rise

    Swiss RE calls for adaptation drive as extreme weather events rise Insurance companies should emphasise the importance of boosting preparations for extreme weather events and other impacts from climate change, Swiss RE says in a report. The reinsurance giant says its industry is “highly...
  6. David

    Vermont calls for a constitutional convention.

    Vermont calls for constitutional convention to limit money in politics - Vox
  7. =Zoomer=

    Calls for Secession

    So far, residents from 30+ states have written to the White House requesting secession from the U.S. What are your thoughts on both the "feasibility" and "consequences" for states that hypothetically succeed (cuz we all know that's not gonna happen)? The first "what if" that comes to my mind...
  8. myp

    Gingrich calls for moon base and increased government prizes for innovation

    Newt wants to build the first permanent base on the moon by the end of his second term (assuming he gets that far :p). He also wants to increase government prizes for private sector innovation, something that Obama has also supported...
  9. myp

    Obama calls for further stimulus, tax hikes for rich

    President Obama called for further stimulus in the form of construction loans as well as extended payroll tax cuts as unemployment figures continue to disappoint. He also proposed tax hikes for the rich to aid with debt woes. The statement comes at a weird time as Congress continues to struggle...
  10. myp

    Fed's Hoenig calls it like it is- big banks are government backed

    source: Once more Thomas Hoenig is one of the only sane voices in the Fed, making a public statement that the big banks are essentially government sponsored enterprises and should be treated as such. Personally, I'd...
  11. David

    Chinese general calls for adoption of a radical new strategy...

    ...Democracy. Lieutenant General Yazhou Liu has called for the democratization of the PRC. His calls are not idealist but militaristic and for this reason, he's being taken seriously. Citing the rapid and near effortless conquest of Afghanistan and more frightening (for the Chinese due to...
  12. myp

    President Obama calls for more international cooperation on security matters

    In a speech at West Point earlier today, President Obama stressed that more countries need to work together in order to defeat security threats and that the United States can not be the sole one acting. The speech gives some foreshadowing to what could be in Obama's National Security Strategy...
  13. myp

    Chavez calls for internet regulation

    Upset with political criticism and what he sees as a pattern of rumors, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is calling for internet regulations, saying that "the Internet cannot be something open where anything is said and done. Every country has to apply its own rules and norms." The statement, in...
  14. myp

    North Korea calls for friendlier relationship with the United States

    In a New Year's message, North Korea is calling for an end to hostile relations with the United States. The statement specifically mentioned a nuclear-free and peaceful Korean peninsula. Link: Thoughts?