Soul-Searching at Clinton Foundation in Trump Era
Last summer, former President Bill Clinton pledged that if Hillary Clinton won the presidential election, he would avoid conflicts by stepping aside from many of his duties at the Clinton Foundation, restricting foreign donations to the charity and spinning off certain programs.
Now, nearly three months after Mrs. Clinton’s defeat, the foundation is still grappling with its place in the era of President Trump.
Let Them Eat Cake
Marie Antoinette's advice aside, thank God Europe hasn't run out of Muslims. If things really get desperate, Europe can always rely on Soylent Achmed.
European consumers have been plunged into crisis by a vegetable shortage caused by severe weather.A blast of military age Muslims hasn't worked out so well either.
Shops across Europe – and particularly in the UK – have seen the shelves stripped of green produce like lettuce, broccoli and spinach.
Courgettes (zucchinis, if you’re American), aubergines (eggplant) and peppers have also been badly affected.
The problems stem from a blast of cold weather which has overtaken large parts of southern Europe.
Trump Chokes Iran's Chicken
Chinese proverbs have a way of cutting to the gist of the matter. Or making people say "WTH?" and running to the upstairs bedrooms to see what their sons are doing.
Critics of President Trump’s temporary travel ban on seven Muslim nations should remember the Chinese proverb, “Kill the chicken and let the monkey watch.”Lt. Gen Tamim is specifically referring to Iran's client states.
The much-criticized measure was a warning to the governments of the Gulf States, Turkey and Pakistan, who walk a fine line between support for Western counter-terrorism efforts and concessions to jihadists. It has had precisely the result that the White House intended, as a Dubai security official indicated on January 29. As Reuters’ Zawya.com reported:
Dubai’s deputy chief of police and public security, Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, has praised US President Donald Trump’s recent decision to temporarily ban citizens from seven Muslim-majority states, saying in a series of tweets it was a ‘preventive measure’ to safeguard the country.
Kudos to President Trump for his brave decisions… they (these people) can only be dealt with through preventive measures,” he said in an Arabic-language tweet dated January 29 on his official Twitter account.Trump realizes the need to keep mad Mohammedans where they can do the least damage; in their own
“Trump banned the citizens of countries in the embrace of Iran and prevented the Iranians from entering… sound decision,” he added in another tweet…. “It is not necessary for America to host backward people, it has received enough before,” he said in one tweet. “What would a Yemini, Iraqi, Iranian, Somali or a Syrian do in America? They have destroyed their countries, they should not destroy America.”
After Choking Iran's Chicken, Trump Intends To Cook It
Trump apparently is not joking. He really hates Iran's chicken.
Trump tweet accusing the country of 'playing with fire' with missile testWe'll see what happens in the next few months. Iran may have to get itself a new chicken.
- President Trump raised the stakes with Iran Friday morning by tweeting that the country is 'playing with fire'
- Treasury then sanctioned 13 individuals and 12 businesses Friday that have ties to Tehran
- On Thursday Trump was asked about military action against Iran as he held White House meeting and said: 'Nothing is off the table.'
- National Security Advisor Gen. Michael Flynn told reporters Wednesday that the U.S. is 'officially putting Iran on notice' after it tested a ballistic missile
- Iran is the subject of a United Nations Security Council resolution prohibiting tests of ballistic missiles
- Now Islamic republic is also reported to have test-launched a cruise missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead