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Bolsonaro Gets Egged Again

Once again Brazilian Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has been hit by a protester with an egg. This is the second time this has happened during the campaign, he had eggs thrown at him in Salvador last month. 178 more words

Brazil

Common Sense, rest in peace

As I embark on a week at the lake with my family, I came across this essay below and it really resonates with what I see going on a daily basis. 513 more words

Economy

Finding Normalcy

In a week of incomprehensible actions and inactions by the chief occupant of the White House, I’ve been heartened and disheartened by the responses and non-responses to Donald Trump’s refusal to single out white supremacists and neo-Nazis who rallied just one weekend ago in Charlottesville, Virginia. 469 more words

WikiLeaks Turned Down Leaks on Russian Government During U.S. Presidential Campaign

In the summer of 2016, as WikiLeaks was publishing documents from Democratic operatives allegedly obtained by Kremlin-directed hackers, Julian Assange turned down a large cache of documents related to the Russian government, according to chat messages and a source who provided the records.  1,260 more words

Russia

Mahalo, Senator Schatz

I was probably too stunned to cry last night, and I think I still am.

What I can do is thank Senator Brian Schatz, from the great state of Hawaii, for inspiring me after he stated “As a Jew, as an American, as a human, words cannot express my disgust and disappointment. 216 more words

Silicon Valley's censorship bumping up against 1st Amendment

Silicon Valley’s huge content aggregators have no Constitutional constraints to uphold the first amendment.  Unlike the early TV broadcasters, which were using the public airways, these companies are using pipes owned by themselves or other private firms. 258 more words

Presidential Election

Election day Kenya 8/8/2017

Just like any other patriotic Kenyan i woke up at around 10 am to go exercise my right. My family was already up and having breakfast. 431 more words