Florida massage parlor owner sold Chinese executives access to Trump at Mar-a-Lago | 3CHICSPOLITICO

One event the firm claims credit for is sending clients to a New Year’s Eve dinner, where photos were taken with Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, and others. The company also boasted about a keynote speech featuring Trump’s sister, Elizabeth Trump Grau. Per the report: Among the Chinese executives who attended that New Year’s event was Huachu Tang, the owner of an electric car company. Tang told Yahoo Finance that he flew 17 hours from Xi’an, China, with his family and an assistant in hopes of meeting with Trump at the party. Though he reportedly speaks almost no English, Tang said he hoped to use a Trump connection to build up his company’s brand before eventually taking it public on the New York Stock Exchange.

Source: Florida massage parlor owner sold Chinese executives access to Trump at Mar-a-Lago | 3CHICSPOLITICO

Photographer Mustafa al-Kharouf detained, sentenced to deportation by Israeli authorities – IFEX

“Even as his lawyer, I am not allowed access to the information on which the Interior Ministry has based its refusal to grant him family reunification, because that is the way the legal system works with regard to security cases,” Lustigman told CPJ. “However, our impression from the questioning at his hearing is that the Israelis are basing their decision on his work as a photographer.”

Source: Photographer Mustafa al-Kharouf detained, sentenced to deportation by Israeli authorities – IFEX

azspot: “Trump is a troll. And like all trolls, he is never funny and he never laughs; he only…

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“Trump is a troll. And like all trolls, he is never funny and he never laughs; he only crows or jeers. And scarily, he doesn’t just talk in crude, witless insults – he actually thinks in them. His mind is a simple bot-like algorithm of petty prejudices and knee-jerk nastiness.”

British Writer Pens The Best Description Of Trump I’ve Read

Death of a Deli.

Too bad the good delis die. the chain shops just serve factory food that kills the soul… sad

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Wolfies Rascal House: Miami Beach

 

As I see it, there are two kinds of people in this world; People who love delis, and people you shouldn’t associate with.”   – Damon Runyon

You cannot talk about Miami Beach without mentioning, perhaps the most famous Miami Jew to have settled on the beaches; Wolfie Cohen.  He breezed in from Illinois in ‘47 and set about opening his first Deli; Wolfie Cohen’s, a one storey corner restaurant on 21st & Collins with a menu no Jew or Gentile could argue with for a thousand miles around.

The original Wolfie’s servicing the “Snowbirds” who came  down from the frozen  North to  Miami Beach where  they  enjoyed   their retirement in warmth.

On the opening day, Wolfie gave away the food for free, thousands of pastrami and corned beef sandwiches were woofed up till it was gone.  Nothing attracts a crowd…

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Obscure no-deal Brexit group is UK’s biggest political spender on Facebook

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Britain’s Future has spent £340,000 promoting hard exit – but no one knows who’s funding it

The single biggest known British political advertiser on Facebook is a mysterious pro-Brexit campaign group pushing for a no-deal exit from the EU. The revelation about Britain’s Future, which has never disclosed the source of its funding or organisational structure, has raised concerns about the influence of “dark money” in British politics.

The little-known campaign group has spent more than £340,000 on Facebook adverts backing a hard Brexit since the social network began publishing lists of political advertisers last October, making it a bigger spender than every UK political party and the government combined.

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How America’s food giants swallowed the family farms

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Across the midwest, the rise of factory farming is destroying rural communities. And the massive corporations behind this devastation are now eyeing a post-Brexit UK market

When the vast expanse of rural Iowa was carved up for settlers in the 19th century, it was often divided into 160-acre lots. Four farms made a square mile, with a crisscross of dead-straight roads marking the boundaries like a sprawling chess board.

Within each square, generations of families tended pigs and cattle, grew oats and raised children, with the sons most likely to take over the farm. That is how Barb Kalbach saw the future when she left her family’s land to marry and begin farming with her new husband, Jim, 47 years ago.

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Playing politics with a child’s life shames us all, Mr Javid | Jess Phillips

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Shamima Begum may not deserve much sympathy, but she is a UK citizen. And so was her baby

Theresa May famously peddled a story about an illegal immigrant who had won his case because he had a cat and had used article 8 of the Human Rights Act – the right to a family life – to stay in the country.

It wasn’t true but, hey, she didn’t care: she had a point to make about the Human Rights Act and she needed a headline-grabbing story. In the same speech, the then home secretary said: “We must end the Human Rights Act.” As we now know, she, very unfortunately, made it to the office of prime minister.

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