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  • What Kavanaugh's Testimony Revealed
    by snot

    I’m deeply concerned about the allegations against Kavanaugh and, were I on a jury applying a “reasonable doubt” standard, I’d hold him responsible.  But if the allegations were the only…

  • YOU ARE RACIST

    (Original thread has vanished as a side-effect of an update, so here is the repost.)   Since Cory Booker (D, Big Pharma) has announced his intention to run, please be advised that henceforth, th…

  • Update on JPR 3.0

    I have some bad news (or good news from a different point of view) … During the process of testing, @sofarfromheaven, @landofenchantment, and I discovered Vbulletin no longer offers a Threaded …

  • In A World Where Both Political Parties Are Beholden To Their Donors,

    And where rank and file party members are mere pawns to be manipulated, Voting for the lesser of two evils is an act of futility. As Ralph Nader pointed out in his recent Politics and Prose book tour…

  • What's going to happen to JPR now?

    Jackpine Radicals is now under new ownership. Mary and Manny have decided to step down. They are not leaving JPR, but have decided to take a less active role. We are grateful they built JPR to what i…

  • With Love, Please?

    To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to start an…

  • It's Been a Helluva Run!

    Manny and I are stepping down. We’ll no longer be the owners of JackpineRadicals. LandofEnchantment and SoFarFromheaven invested in a portion of the site a little over a year ago. At this time,…

  • Some echoes of 1780s France in 2016 America.

    According to Peter McPhee, in Liberty or Death: The French Revolution, there were 18 newspapers in France in 1745. By 1780 there were 82, by 1789 there were a lot more, plus a large number of new per…

  • 2018 election progressive candidates #53

    This is the fifty third rendition of this thread, since the edit timeout on thread #52 is now in place. I’ll keep adding newer renditions of this threads unless we get a newer mechanism to put a lo…

  • Factoid Spinning

    The word, factoid, was coined by Norman Mailer in 1973.  According to Wiki, its meaning has evolved over the decades and two distinct definitions have appeared in the dictionary: Definition of fact…

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  • Argument between John Kelly & Corey Lewandowski turned physical earlier this yr

    Well now, maybe w should be calling Kelly, Mad Dog Kelly. Kelly got into a shouting match with Bolton a few days ago and now this report from last February. Being such a bad ass, I wonder why Kelly can’t bring himself to give Trump a swift kick to his fat ass? We all know Trump deserves it. &…

  • Sky News: Turks say Khashoggi body parts found.

    In the garden of the consulate residence and two other locations.

  • Saudi official ran Khashoggi murder on Skype: Reuters

    Reuters claims a top aide for Saudi Crown Prince masterminded Khashoggi’s killing in Istanbul by giving orders via Skype A top assistant for Saudi crown prince ran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by giving orders over Skype, Reuters reported Monday.…

  • US warships pass through politically sensitive Taiwan Strait

    US warships pass through politically sensitive Taiwan Strait Updated 1:26 pm CDT, Monday, October 22, 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says two U.S. Navy warships have passed through the politically sensitive Taiwan Strait without incident.

  • The Latest: Mnuchin meets with embattled Saudi crown prince Updated 7:27 pm CDT,

    The Latest: Mnuchin meets with embattled Saudi crown prince Updated 7:27 pm CDT, Monday, October 22, 2018 ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 12:08 a.m. U.S. Treasury Secre…

  • China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland

    China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland Dake Kang, Associated Press Updated 11:38 pm CDT, Monday, October 22, 2018 Photo: Kin Cheung, AP IMAGE 1 OF 27 The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is seen in Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. The bridge, the world’s longest cross-sea projec…

  • New twist in Khashoggi mystery: MBS spoke to journalist moments before his death

    Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman phoned Jamal Khashoggi and tried to convince him to return to Riyadh, just moments before the dissident journalist was killed in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, a new report claims. The prince contacted Khashoggi shortly after he was detained inside the consulat…

  • Majority of Republicans supports 'Medicare for all,' poll finds

    Majority of Republicans supports ‘Medicare for all,’ poll finds 10/22/2018 More than half of Republicans in a new American Barometer poll say they support “Medicare for all,” also known as a single-payer health-care system. The survey, conducted by Hill.TV and the HarrisX …

  • Green Bay police officer involved in fatal shooting at Brown County Jail

    (October 22, 2018 update Green Bay Press Gazette) https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2018/10/20/man-dead-officer-involved-shooting-brown-county-jail/1709699002 Yep, that’s how officers get trained in GB.

  • 14-year-long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico verges on becoming one of the worst

    The BP disaster was depressing enough. Now, a bigger picture reveals bigger disasters ongoing in the Gulf with projections of the same to occur in the Atlantic when offshore drilling takes place.   https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-14-year-long-oil-spill-in-the-gulf-of-mexico-verges-on-becom…

  • King says Jordan to reclaim land leased to Israel under 1994 deal

    Jordan has told Israel that it intends to reclaim two tracts of territories remained in Israeli private ownership under a 1994 peace treaty, King Abdullah II has announced, in a move that was welcomed by activists and civil society groups opposing the deal. As part of the agreement, Israel leased a…

  • Brazil's Bolsonaro says he intends to use armed forces to fight violence

    OCTOBER 21, 2018 / 3:00 PM / UPDATED 7 MINUTES AGO Brazil’s Bolsonaro says he intends to use armed forces to fight violence Maria Carolina Marcello 2 MIN READ SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that, if he is elected, he intends…

  • Trump: 'There's been deception' from Saudi Arabia over journalist's death

    Oct. 21 (UPI) — U.S President Donald Trump said he believes Saudi Arabia lied in their account of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In an interview with The Washington Post late Saturday, Trump backed down from his assertion that Saudi Arabia’s account of the circumstances surr…

  • Evo Morales Honors Martyrs of October 2003 Massacre

    Evo Morales Honors Martyrs of October 2003 Massacre La Paz, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales on Wednesday honored the martyrs of the October 2003 Massacre, a situation that caused President Sanchez de Losada to flee the country and marks the eradication of neoliberalism in Bolivia. R…

  • Canadian deported despite having served for US military

    Canadian deported despite having served for US military Demetry Furman, who fought with American troops in Afghanistan, was dumped at the Canadian border as a result of Trump’s zero tolerance policy Richard Luscombe in Miami @richlusc Sun 21 Oct 2018 02.00 EDT A Canadian army captain who fought a…