Wanted to sell his soul but no one is buying…
Telsa Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday called for Amazon.com Inc to be broken up, after an author complained on social media about being unable to self-publish a book via the world’s largest online retailer.
After cowering in the White House bunker didn’t work out for Trump, nor the ridiculous photo-op that followed it, the building itself is being surrounded by shabby fortifications: a fence to prevent protestors getting too close to the executive mansion.
“More fencing going up around the White House complex early this morning,” writes CNN’s Betsy Klein. “In addition to the new fencing, which now extends past the EEOB down 17th Street, @abdallahCNN reports that additional concrete barriers have been installed behind existing fencing at 17th and Pennsylvania Ave. NW.”
From Stonekettle: “We’ve reached the ‘Walling yourself off so enraged citizens don’t drag you out of the palace’ stage of Making America Great Again.”
The funny thing about Trump is that you know that he has asked for a moat. Less funny is that he doesn’t trust the Secret Service to keep him safe.
Would they accept an editorial by head of KKK or American Nazi Party?
On Wednesday, the New York Times Opinion section made the choice to publish an op-ed by Republican Senator Tom Cotton that can only be described as a fascist call for the military to crack down on people protesting against police violence and brutality, under the incendiary headline “Send in the Troops.” Earlier that…
Every night for more than a week, we have witnessed the anguish and anger of demonstrators, their cries punctured by politicians urging them to vote their power. Both are right. Protest to demand attention to the wrenching pain of systemic injustice. Vote because we deserve leaders who see us, who hear us and who are willing to act on our demands.
Voting will not save us from harm, but silence will surely damn us all.
“Airlines have said follow the guidelines, but don’t enforce them, don’t tackle people to the ground and don’t turn flights around if they don’t listen,” said Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants union. “That gets around to the public then it’s, ‘I don’t have to do this. There are no consequences if I don’t do this.’ That, too, can lead to conflict, not just with the flight attendants, but with other passengers, who get angry and all of a sudden we have to break up a fight.”
Recent passengers on Delta Air Lines have posted on Twitter about fliers failing to wear masks (“What’s the point in requiring if there is no follow through?” one man asked the airline in a tweet). Another Delta passenger wrote on Twitter that he asked a flight attendant about the mask rule after seeing a passenger, a flight attendant and the pilot without masks on. He was told that the rules couldn’t be enforced.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has called out a “lack of moral leadership” in the US amid the ongoing protests and unrest in the country.
The spat between China and the United States over airline access during the coronavirus pandemic underscores an increasingly grim outlook for the bilateral relationship, with observers saying the turbulence is likely to continue.The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) on Thursday gave conditional approval for more foreign airlines – including American ones – to fly into the country from next week. It came less than 12 hours after the US Department of Transportation announced a ban on…