Category Archives: Politics

—March 29, 2016 If you’re an avowed Hillary Clinton supporter and want to boost her campaign finance coffers then you should consider a visit to California next month where you can scoop up a seat at one of two fundraisers starring Hollywood icon George Clooney, and his wife, Amal. For the low price of $353,400 you can reserve a seat at the head table with Hillary, George and Amal during an April 15 fundraiser in San Francisco, or, should you be accepting of a bit less   READ MORE

Detained Student in North Korea plays prank and sentenced to 15 years of Hard Labor. Hash it Out!

  So Otto Warmbier, a 21 years old is sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. Was this sentenced justified?  Cough.. North Korea -First off, what in the world was he doing there despite knowi   READ MORE

Apple, Government and Hacking... What can go wrong?

  Apple was recently asked by the government to build a software program that allows them to hack into iPhones remotely. Do you think this was a smart choice to protect our privacy? Let's Hash it Out!   READ MORE
If political endorsements were the key to getting elected as President of the United States of America, then based on the number of endorsement to the various candidates to date, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are close contenders for the office. Both candidates have more endorsements than all the other candidates combined, and each has at least double (and in most cases more than quintuple) the endorsements of any Republican candidate. But what is the value of these e   READ MORE
—February 5, 2016 The brilliant minds of the Washington, DC Council have reportedly come up with an innovative crime fighting measure that is sure to stop crime in its tracks before it even happens…. Or not! As written and unanimously approved on first reading earlier this week by the Council, The Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Amendment Act (NEAR) will pay a stipend to District of Columbia residents who are considered at risk of engagin   READ MORE
—February 2, 2016 Well, the deadline for nominations for the 2016 Nobel Peace Price closed last night, and we believe it’s safe to assume that our names weren’t proffered for consideration. Of course, with over 1,000 potential members of the nominating committee, perhaps one of them has become familiar with our strenuous efforts to bring peace to the world—among other things—through civilized and intellectual debate.   READ MORE
—January 29, 2016 Well, the siege at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon is winding down, witimage.adapt.480.low.bundy_1272016h the ringleader and 10 of his followers under arrest, and four hold-outs still rattling their sabres (AR-15s and the like) at the refuge ov   READ MORE
The U.S. Navy this week flexed its muscles in a challenge to China’s efforts to claim most of the South China Sea as sovereign territorial waters. The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen on Tuesday breached the 12-nautical mile zone China claims around the Subi and Mischief reefs in the Spratly archipelago, sparking bellicose reactions from Chinese officials who warned of various responses to the “deliberately provocative actions.” Among the reactions was a statement fr   READ MORE
Well, kids, there’s a new sheriff in town…. Not here. No, up in that vast cold territory to the north of us, the land of moose, beaver and ice hockey known as Canada. The country held a national election last week, in which the incumbent prime minister was ousted by a political dilettante. So, today’s Question is: Who is Canada’s prime minister elect? a.) Stephen Harper b.) Thomas Mulcair c.) Justin Bieber d.) Justin Trudeau   READ MORE
The terrorist attack on the U.S. Libyan consulate in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans happened more than three years ago, but Washington remains divided between those still seeking to affix blame and those more inclined to treat it as a case of “sh-t happens!” Well, sh-t definitely happened and boneheaded decisions were definitely made with regard to that particular consulate’s security. And perhaps the former wouldn’t have ha   READ MORE