Public toilet in ancient Greece
Last week, we were treated to another typical mainstream media firestorm. This time the controversy concerns whether or not the President used the term shithole to describe certain countries from which he doesn’t believe we need more immigrants. African countries and Haiti were particularly mentioned in the discussion that took place in the White House. Only one person, a very partisan Democrat with a history of lying about what’s said behind closed doors in “private” meetings, alleged that the President used that epithet to describe certain countries.
Posted by Bridgette
Important Cable Releases by Wikileaks
Days 1 – 6
The Drip, Drip, Drip of Wikileaks
This is a composite of the most important information that was released by Wikileaks to various news outlets. This references Days 1 – 6 by the UK’s Guardian. Of the reported 250,000 downloaded cables, only a fraction have been released. These serve as insight into our government’s relationships with other countries. They also may permanently damage our image throughout the world, highlight our inability to maintain our secret documents, and otherwise inhibit a trusting relationship with many countries. This doesn’t cover the danger that those who divulged their opinions ” in secret” may now face in the countries they represent.
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