Month: July 2017

Should Donald Trump Strip Mine Afghanistan‽

A long, long time ago in a political world far, far more civil than it is today, candidate Donald Trump suggested that the United States should seize Iraq’s oil in order to help reimburse the war cost for American tax payers. Truthfully the US of A has little need for Arabian oil as we produce enough here (as well as buy plenty of oil from Canada & Mexico) but another war torn nation may have a resource that America is lacking in abundance.  In 2010, U.S. officials estimated the value of Afghanistan’s unexploited mineral deposits at $1 trillion. But as...

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GOP: Obamacare Is Here To Stay…

No Republican politician would admit this in public but it’s fairly obvious that even a clean repeal sans replacement is no longer an option. But it became quickly apparent that GOP leaders, who were caught off guard by defections of their members Monday night, lacked the votes to abolish parts of the 2010 law outright. Three centrist Republican senators — Susan Collins (Maine), Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) — all said they would oppose any vote to proceed with an immediate repeal of the law. (Washington Post) All three Senators announced their opposition via the medium...

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Lion Vs Crocodile (aka Floyd Mayweather Vs Conor McGregor)

I am debating on whether I should watch this fight or not as this boxing match is (at best) like a lion vs a crocodile—on dry land.  For all his faults, Conor McGregor is vicious like a crocodile . He thrashes his opponents with lightning speed & mocks them with his jaws wide open.  But also like a crocodile, he is exiting his familiar waters to steal the crown from the king of beasts. Warning: Video Not Safe For Work (lots of cussing). As seen from the video above, Floyd Mayweather is king of the boxing world just like a lion...

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