Blue-ribbon corporations are deserting our country "to avoid paying taxes but expect to keep receiving the full array of benefits that being American confers, and that everyone else is paying for," Fortune magazine reports. That's right, Fortune wrote it; not Pravda.
In a symbolic vote that has zero practical impact on British policy, MPs have voted to recognise Palestine as a state.
Palestine won yesterday the support of 274 to 12, a majority of 262 MPs, on a backbench motion that may suggest that Israel’s popularity is non existent.
Even the most ardent of interventionists will concede that World War I was a deadly and destructive debacle. That is certainly how the American people felt after the war was over. They realized that the tens of thousands of U.S. soldiers who were sacrificed in that war died for nothing. The war did not end all wars or make the world safe for democracy, as U.S. interventionists had hoped, but instead simply gave rise to a continuation of the war a couple of decades later.
Hey everybody. The Midterms Are Coming! Or rather: the midterms are coming. To be most precise; themidtermsarecoming. Because the general response of the vast majority of Americans who aren’t stifling yawns is “yeah, whatever. Isn’t there a baseball game on?”
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