Did he just say “Lucifer?”
The news this week has had me waving my fist in anger while loudly verbalizing my feelings using some quite foul words, and at other times I’ve laughed so hard my belly jiggles like Santa Claus (I like to think Beerdsley Jr.thinks it’s hilarious when I laugh). Thought I’d share what I’ve seen around the internets this week in case you might be interested and may have missed some of it.
The Guardian wrote a piece on Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton’s foreign policy, comparing the two. I found it highly intriguing and completely agreed with their short analysis. Article: “Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech shows: we have no anti-war candidates”
Think Progress, one of my favorite media outlets, covered a story about how a Republican candidate for the Senate in Florida has called for banning anyone coming from the Middle East (except Israel) from entering the US. And people ask me why I have a zero-tolerence personal policy when it comes to any individual who supports the GOP. Article: “GOP Candidate Calls for Banning Everyone From the Middle East”
NPR along with several other media outlets reported that a high-ranking US military general has said that the US attack on a civilian hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan last fall is not a war crime because it was unintentional. Huh. But when another country does it then it is a war crime? Who decides this exactly? Smells like a lot of hypocrisy. it seems, though, some service members have been “discplined” but that’s about it. Article: “16 US Service Members Discplined in Mistaken Airstrikes on Afghan Hospital”
Washington Post again along with some other news outlets have reported the first US-related Zika death in Puerto Rico. Scary and sad. Article: “Puerto Rico reportst first Zika-related death amid outbreak”
On a lighter note, several media outlets reported Boehner’s very recent quote about Ted Cruz, specifically:
“Lucifer in the flesh,” the former speaker said. “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”
Full story can be found here from NPR, along with Satanists responding back by distancing themselves from Ted Cruz. Hilarious right?
NPR handed over a reporting job to fourth graders in Miami, FL who told their teacher’s story and interviewed her. Highly suggest listening to this story rather than just reading it. Radio report: “Reporting Live from Miami: A Bunch of Fourth-Graders Tell Their Teacher’s Story”
Aaaaaaaaaaaand that’s all she wrote!