Trump Shows A Fake Hurricane Map Altered With A Sharpie, Inspires 30 Hilarious Memes

The President of the United States Donald Trump is making headlines once again. The newest ‘scandal’ to rock the Presidency has everything to do with the idea that just because you draw on something with a marker pen, it doesn’t change reality. The only ones with the power to turn ink into reality are writers and artists, and Trump is neither. When the President showed off a predictive National Hurricane Center map, it looked like it was drawn on with a Sharpie in one place. Trump insisted that hurricane Dorian had a “95% chance” of hitting Alabama, even though the National Weather Service denied it. And, boy, did the internet love where this was going. The memes started coming in …

‘It’s devastating’. End of GM in Ohio town as Trump fails to bring back midwest jobs

Closing of Chevrolet plant is latest blow in a slow, painful decline in Lordstown an area that has suffered more than most from the outsourcing of jobs overseas For years, the General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio, employed 8,000 workers in the Mahoning valley. In a rust belt region that has become synonymous with industrial decline, following the closure of its once mighty steel mills in the 1970s, the presence of the Chevrolet factory in Lordstown, and its well-paid manufacturing jobs, was particularly important. Then, late last year, pledge to bring back auto jobs to the region. Today the plant, which looms behind a Welcome to Lordstown sign at the entry to the village, stands as a testament to the …

Is this fascism? No. Could it become fascism? Yes | Andrew Gawthorpe

Trumps persistent hold on his base shows the power to be had in reinventing anti-American values as patriotic Amid the global rise of rightwing populism, fascist has become a common indeed over-used epithet. The F-word is convenient for critics of the new wave of populism, seeking as it does to tie their opponents to historical movements which nearly all of mainstream society regards as deplorable. But the word is convenient for the right too, allowing them to wave away their critics as overwrought and deranged while avoiding serious discussion of the substance of their policies and rhetoric. Even the Trumpified Republican party is not a fascist movement and Trump is certainly no Hitler. Full-blown fascism usually emerges under the pressure …

How will the US-UK relationship evolve with Boris Johnson in No 10?

Donald Trump is a fan of the incoming PM but it is unclear if there will be any real convergence on policy Boris Johnson has already been dubbed holding hands in the White House, but that relationship soured as soon as she Brexitwasnt enough, a new Johnson government must immediately take steps to make sure he doesnt begin his time in No 10 with a slide into war. The situation in the gulf is complex, fast-moving and hugely dangerous. Johnson did not cover himself in glory as foreign secretary, especially over Iran. It will be his task to prove he has learned. Managing parliament and Tory MPs Johnson will start as PM with a working Commons majority of four, thanks …

‘He’s their man’: why do bikers love Trump so much?

At New Hampshires Laconia Motorcycle Week, the language is foul, the wardrobe is leather, and it is among these holdout rebels that Trump has found support There he is, the president of the United States, sitting astride a motorcycle in a leather jacket in front of the Capitol, a rifle in hand. There he is again, once more leather-clad, both of his middle fingers extended as he stands on the southern border. The words written on the T-shirts and denim vests alongside the imaginary biker version of Donald Trump exude similar vibes. Finally someone with balls. Talk shit, spit blood. Trump 2020 the wall is coming. At Laconia, New Hampshires annual motorcycle week the oldest such rally in the nation …

Sarah Sanders exits after two fraught years as Trump hails ‘a very fine woman’

Sanders, who made a series of false claims on Trumps behalf, says emotional White House goodbye and insists: I love the president Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, has become the latest official to leave Donald Trumps volatile administration, but in an emotional farewell she insisted: I love the president. Sanders, a bitterly divisive figure who has not held a press briefing for a record 94 days, will return to her home state of Arkansas, it was announced on Thursday, though her exact plans remain unclear. Trump and Sanders expressed mutual admiration that suggested the parting was amicable. The president first announced her departure via Twitter then spoke of her in glowing terms at an unrelated event at the …

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel

After 5% tariff announced, president tweets Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades Donald Trump has defended his decision to World Trade Organimost favoured nation rule unless they secure alternative deals with particular countries or trading blocs. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Mueller Report Fallout Pressures Democrats to Impeach Trump

Democrats in Washington found themselves Friday confronting an unwelcome surprise conclusion following the release of the final report by special counsel Robert Mueller: Maybe we should impeach President Trump after all. Ever since taking back the House of Representatives in January, Democratic leaders have carefully modulated the demands for impeachment from their activist base. First, they stressed the need to wait for the outcome of Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Last month, House speaker Nancy Pelosi splashed cold water on the idea of impeachment, telling The Washington Post’s Joe Heim, “Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path, …

Atlantic City: ‘Trump turned this place into a ghost town’

When Trump won the election, photographer Brian Rose made straight for the gambling town to show the reality behind his billionaire boasts. The broken city he captured speaks volumes about todays America When $700m worth of junk bonds which meant the Taj had to come up with $94m a year just to pay off its debts, and $1m a day to be profitable Trump insisted the casino would make Atlantic City great again, returning the area to its prohibition-era glory days. When photographer Trump Entertainment Resorts. His grim shot of a pigeon lying dead on the ground outside, beneath large pictures of strenuously grinning Trump employees, perfectly captures an area that now seems bereft of opportunity. I actually went back …

Who said it Michael Cohen, or Henry Hill from Goodfellas?

In his explosive testimony, Cohen said President Trump called him a rat for choosing to tell the truth, much like a mobster would when one of his men decides to cooperate with the government. Take our quiz to see if you can tell the difference between the lawyer and the mobster I could go anywhere. I could do anything. I knew everybody and everybody knew me. I was part of something. And I belonged. Henry Hill Michael Cohen [He] had never asked me to whack somebody before. Michael Cohen Henry Hill I was living a fantasy. Michael Cohen Henry Hill [He] was the kind of guy who rooted for the bad guys in the movies. Henry Hill Michael Cohen Being …