Archive for August 1st, 2016

Supporting Trump: the GOP's Equivalent of the Iraq War Vote

Monday, August 1st, 2016:

Last week in Cleveland. (Brian Snyder / Reuters) In response to recent items on what Donald Trump is doing, four readers offer views on why. 1) Id laid bare. In response to Time Capsule #54, “They Applauded for Me,” a reader says: Today’s Trump™ Time Capsule reminded me of another example of unaware self-revelation. Some 50 years ago I worked with a guy who volunteered at a meeting the statement, “I don’t get New Yorker cartoons.” He said it not without pride, as though it were somehow a badge of honor. There was no visible rolling of […] Read More →

Meet Trump's latest political enemy: Fire marshals

Monday, August 1st, 2016:

Instead, Trump was unleashing on the local fire marshal, accusing the city official of turning away thousands of Trump supporters without cause. It was the second time in three days Trump has lambasted a local fire marshal during a campaign rally. “He ought to be ashamed of himself. They turned away thousands of people,” Trump told supporters when he kicked off his rally. CNN could not independently verify the number of people who were turned away from attending Trump’s campaign event Monday in Columbus. But the Columbus Fire Department rejected Trump’s accusations, insisting it was simply ensuring the event’s safety […] Read More →

Michael Douglas's son released from prison after seven years for drug offences

Monday, August 1st, 2016:

The charges carried a mandatory 10 years in prison but his lawyers argued for a shorter term.  On the eve of his son’s sentencing, the actor asked the judge in New York to show leniency, saying the family’s fame and history of substance abuse contributed to his descent into addiction and crime. “I love my son, but I’m not blind to his actions … I don’t want to see him break,” the actor said in a letter made public. The letter joined others written by Cameron’s grandfather, Kirk Douglas, and his stepmother, Catherine Zeta-Jones. Douglas was treated for alcohol abuse […] Read More →

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